Eidesvik Seven Chartering, a joint venture company between Subsea 7 and Eidesvik Offshore, has entered into an agreement with Subsea 7 to extend the contract for the subsea vessel Seven Viking.
The new contract is firm to ultimo 2025 with option for further one year extension thereafter.
“We are very satisfied of extending a long lasting and good cooperation with such a major player as Subsea 7,” said CEO Jan Fredrik Meling.
To remind, Subsea 7 on Wednesday secured the contract with Statoil to deploy Seven Viking Life of Field vessel on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
The vessel will provide subsea inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) services for Statoil’s 560 subsea wells on the NCS.
Prior to the project, the Seven Viking vessel will be reconstructed from conventional to hybrid operation, which includes installation of battery and preparations for land-based power supply.
Offshore activities for the project will begin in January 2019.