SBM Offshore Signs up with SolstadFarstad for Normand Installer

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

August 8, 2018

Normand Installer. Photo: SolstadFarstad ASA

Normand Installer. Photo: SolstadFarstad ASA

Norwegian offshore shipping company Solstad Farstad has renewed its frame agreement with SBM Offshore for the charter of the construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Installer for 2019 and 2020.

As per the agreement, the 2006-built construction vessel will work for at least 114 days in 2019 and 105 days by 2020.

The shipbuilder Ulstein Verft built 123.6 m long Normand Installer is owned by Normand Installer SA (NISA), which is 50/50 owned by SBM Offshore and Solstad Farstad.

The Normand Installer is a deepwater construction vessel and has been on a similar contracts with SBM.

Lately, Hurricane Energy used the Normand Installer to install the turret mooring system, including the newly-constructed buoy for the Aoka Mizu FPSO, at the Lancaster field offshore the UK.

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