Farstad secures new charter agreementsContracts, Tenders and Rates // December 5, 2003
The contracts are for Team Marine in Aberdeen for whom the vessels have operated for five and two years respectively. The existing contracts end in December (Far Superior) and January (Far Strider). The new contracts will start in January 2004. Both vessels are platform supply vessels and Far Strider was built in 1999, and Far Superior in 1990.
In addition Farstad has also reached an agreement to extend the contract for Far Fosna for three years from October 2005 till October 2008.
This vessel has operated for Shell in Norway since 1993, but in connection with the extension, the contract for Far Fosna has been transferred from Shell Norway to Shell UK. Far Fosna is an anchor handling vessel of 14,400bhp built in 1993 to operate onthe Draugen field.