Merkur Offshore GmbH has awarded Eidesvik a contract for the Viking Neptun subsea construction vessel for support work in the offshore wind market.
The contract, planned to start mid-September 2018, has a firm duration of five months with two and a half months optional period.
“I am very pleased that our organization again have been able to secure employment for the Viking Neptun through the winter months in the renewable segment. This is the 5th contract Eidesvik has been awarded in the offshore wind market since the beginning of 2016,” said Jan Fredrik Meling, Eidesvik CEO.
“We are very confident that the Viking Neptun will be a huge benefit for the progress of the commissioning works of Merkur with an unrivaled capacity and workability that can make the very best out of the upcoming winter months towards final operation of the wind farm in Q1 2019,” added Arjen Schampers, managing director of Merkur.
The commercial terms of the contract are confidential between the parties.