Equinor secures AHTS vessel from DOF for operations in Norway

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  • Equinor has awarded a contract to DOF Group for their Skandi Iceman vessel for Norwegian operations, including ROV services.
  • The contract is estimated to be worth $47 million to $95 million and demonstrates Equinor’s confidence in DOF Group’s capabilities.
  • The contract starts in the second quarter of 2024 and reaffirms DOF Group’s position as a reliable and trusted partner in the industry.

Equinor, the Norwegian energy company, has secured the AHTS (Anchor Handling Tug Supply) vessel Skandi Vega from DOF for its operations in the Norwegian continental shelf.

The vessel will support Equinor’s operations in the Norwegian sector, including drilling, completion, production, intervention, and plug and abandonment activities. Equinor has previously worked with DOF on several projects, and the addition of the Skandi Vega to their fleet further strengthens their collaboration.

“We are pleased to secure the Skandi Vega for our operations in Norway. The vessel’s capabilities and experience in the offshore sector make it a valuable asset for our operations on the Norwegian continental shelf,” said Equinor’s spokesperson.

The Skandi Vega is a high-specification AHTS vessel equipped with top-quality equipment, making it suitable for a wide range of offshore operations. Its addition to Equinor’s fleet demonstrates the company’s commitment to ensuring safe and efficient operations in the challenging offshore environment.

DOF, the owner of the Skandi Vega, expressed their satisfaction with the agreement and highlighted their commitment to providing high-quality vessels and services to their clients. The vessel is expected to start operations for Equinor in the near future.

This new agreement between Equinor and DOF further strengthens the collaboration between the two companies and underlines the importance of high-quality vessels and services in the offshore sector. The Skandi Vega’s deployment for Equinor’s operations in Norway is expected to contribute to the company’s continued success in the region.

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