Sentinel Marine awarded contract for newbuild ERRV for Mariner fieldVessel & ROV News // March 10, 2015
Statoil (UK) Limited has awarded a contract to Sentinel Marine to provide a new, multirole Emergency Response & Rescue Vessel (ERRV) to support operations on the Mariner field on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).
Sentinel Marine is an Aberdeen-based company, owning and operating offshore support vessels. The 65m ship, to be named Mariner Sentinel, will be custom built for Statoil and provide emergency cover, firefighting, oil spill response preparedness and tanker assist capabilities for the Mariner field.
“We are very pleased to have been awarded this contract to support the Mariner field. We have recently taken delivery of two multirole ERRVs and have a further six similar vessels building," said Rory Deans, Founder and CEO Sentinel Marine Group.
The contract with Sentinel Marine has a fixed duration of five years, commencing in July 2016, and also includes five one-year extension options.