Scirocco completed ahead of scheduleVessel & ROV News // October 2, 2015
Gulf Marine Services (GMS), the provider of self-propelled self-elevating support vessels, has announced that its newly-built unit, GMS Scirocco, has been completed ahead of schedule and under budget and has been awarded its first contract.
The vessel will commence a four-month contract (three months firm with a one-month option) in October for an engineering, procurement and construction contractor working for a MENA-based national oil company, with day rates in line with those previously indicated for the region.
GMS Scirocco is the second of a new design, the 'Mid Size-class,' to be added to the group's fleet and a third, GMS Sharqi, will be delivered in the first quarter of 2016. A further Large-class unit, GMS Evolution, will join the fleet in the fourth quarter of 2016.