Solstad Construction Vessels Find Offshore Wind Work

File photo. Rem Installer. Photo credit: Solstad Offsore
File photo. Rem Installer. Photo credit: Solstad Offsore

Norwegian supply vessel company Solstad Offshore has entered into a contract with Dutch energy company Dong Energy Wind Power for charter of Soltad’s multipurpose construction vessel (CSV) Rem Installer and a second CSV down the road.

Solstad Offshore announced Friday that the contract for the Rem Installer covers a firm period of 23 months with a six-month options. A second CSV will be selected at a later stage for a firm period of 7 months with an 8-month option, the company said.

The contracts will commence in February 2017 for the Rem Installer, which will be renamed Normand Jarl. The contract for the second vessel will commence April 1, 2017.

Solstad Offshore said in its announcement that the contract is strategically important for the company’s conintued commitment to the renewable energy segments.