North Sea fixturesContracts, Tenders and Rates // December 1, 2000
Shell has confirmed the three vessels for the Sedco 712 rig move as Havila Captain, Stirling Iona and Stirling Sirius. Pacific Blade has gone to Team for tanker assist work.
Maersk has fixed three vessels to TSF for the Drillstar rig move (the Master, Challenger and Chignecto). The Maersk Bonavista has been fixed to undisclosed charterers and the brokers say they assume that she will not be available on the spot market in the near future. Venture fixed Maersk Attender at £23,000 for Ocean Guardian.
UT705 Highland Warrior has been fixed to Team at what Offshore Shipbrokers describes as a 'healthy' rate. The vessel will stay with Team until commencement of Allseas charter next spring. North Prince was fixed to Shell for 14 days in mid-November.
Global fixed Pacific Blade and Banner and Maersk Challenger at £13,000 each for the Noble Ton Van Langeveld rig move. ASCo have declared a six-month option on the UT705 'Highland Pride' from 01 December.