Siem Mariner delivered and chartered by Seabird ExplorationVessel & ROV News // January 5, 2007
Siem Offshore in Norway has announced that Siem Mariner, a MT 6000 Mk II PSV, has been delivered by Kleven shipyard to the company.
Siem Offshore also announced that Siem offshore inc Inc and SeaBird Exploration Ltd (SeaBird) have entered into a five-year firm bareboat charter for Siem Mariner.
The contract is worth approximately US$57 million and is scheduled to commence in the second quarter of 2007.
SeaBird has an option to purchase the vessel at the expiry of the firm five year period at a price of approximately US$48 million.
SeaBird said it plans to convert the vessel to a seabed seismic vessel at a cost estimated to be approximately US$17 million.