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    North Sea market remains firm

    Contracts, Tenders and Rates // October 5, 2000
    Offshore Shipbrokers Limited reports that the platform supply vessel (PSV) and anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel market in the North Sea have both remained firm throughout the last month.

    The brokers say that whereas they would normally be expecting a downturn at this time of the year, it does not seem to have happened - at least not yet. As of the end of September, there were around a dozen anchor handlers available but relatively few PSVs.

    Offshore Shipbrokers say the BOA Carrier and the BOA Prince have been fixed to Angola Drilling Company for six months each, with delivery expected this month.

    Northern Comrade has returned from the Caribbean, whilst Toisa Gryphon has gone to lay-up, whilst Maersk Supplier is to mobilise to the Far East and Oil Traveller and Russell Tide to West Africa. Anglian Prince, Anglian Monarch, and Far Sky have returnedto the Coast Guard in the UK for their seasonal work.

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