Norwegian offshore shipping company Solstad Offshore has signed a contract with OMV Taranaki Ltd for the provision of a Platform Supply Vessel for the oil company's operations in New Zealand.
The platform supply vessel Normand Tortuga will support OMV's upcoming Crestal infield drilling operations at the Maui A Platform offshore New Zealand.
The PSV Normand Tortuga will begin the contract in Taranaki by mid-March for a firm period of 250 days with 11 months of options for extension.
Keith Soutar, Solstad Offshore Managing Director, Asia Pacific said: "We are delighted to receive this contract award from OMV. The New Zealand marketplace has been a key strategic target of ours and, further to the recent CSV Normand Baltic contract award, this additional contract will now result in two vessels being in region commencing Q1 /Q2 2020."
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