Solstad Offshore Sells AHTS Vessel

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

September 18, 2019

Far Saltire. Image: Solstad Offshore ASA

Far Saltire. Image: Solstad Offshore ASA

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore said that its wholly owned subsidiary Farstad Marine has sold one of its anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels.

"Farstad Marine has sold the 16304-hp, 2002-built anchor handling tug supply vessel Far Saltire," said the services provider to petroleum related offshore activities.

Delivery of the vessel to the new owner took place yesterday (September 18th, 2019).

The sale of the vessels will have an immaterial accounting effect for 3Q 2019, the note added.

According to company’s financial reports for 2018 and the two quarters of 2019, the anchor handler was in lay-up.

The Far Saltire was built at the Ørskov yard. The vessel is 73.6 meters long, 16.8 meters wide, with 2,195 metric tonnes of deadweight. It has the capacity to hold 25 crew members.

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