December 19, 2012, Haugesund. – DeepOcean has entered into a contract for long term charter of an offshore support and construction vessel (OSCV) from Rem Ship AS. The vessel is a MT6022 design. Length is 108 meters and breadth 22 meters. Vessel will be built at the Kleven yard, Norway, and delivery is first quarter 2014.
“DeepOcean is established as a leading subsea services and installation contractor in the North Sea. In order to maintain and strengthen our leading position in this market, we are currently investing in our fleet of owned and chartered vessels.” says DeepOcean AS President Mads Bardsen.
The new build is a MT6022 design, length 108 meters and breadth 22 meters. Vessel will be built at the Kleven Yard, Norway by Rem Ship AS. In addition to the new build, DeepOcean already charter the Rem Forza from Rem Ship AS. The vessel will be fitted with an AHC offshore crane and two work class ROVs and associated Launch and Recovery Systems.
“The company is offering our customers a unique integrated suite of subsea services, and the new build will add capacity and support our ambition to continue providing high standard services to our clients also in the future. Taking on the MT6022 for 8 years is a big commitment to DeepOcean, and show our clear intention of providing our clients with modern assets and excellent performance also in the future. ” Mads Bardsen continues.
About Deep Ocean Group
DeepOcean is an integrated provider of safe, high quality, innovative services and technologies for the subsea industry. Demonstrating an extensive track record, DeepOcean offers a breadth of subsea services including Survey and Seabed-mapping, Subsea Installation, Seabed Intervention, Inspection, Maintenance and Repair (IMR), and Decommissioning.
This strong portfolio of services, coupled with a fleet of owned and controlled specialised equipment and multi-purpose support spreads, enables DeepOcean to bundle its subsea services to deliver cost-effective, tailored solutions to meet individual client needs.
The company is a leading IMR contractor and trenching operator in Norway and the North Sea and has a global presence with offices in Norway, UK, the Netherlands, Brazil, Mexico and Singapore.