DOF Vessels Land North Sea Work

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF Group says it has won two contracts for two of its vessels in the North Sea. The first contracted was awarded to the DOF subsidiary DOF Rederi AS, which has signed an agreement with Nexen Petroleum UK for Skandi Marstein. The contract will start in May and is firm until end 2017. DOF Rederi has also signed a 3 months contract plus … [Read more...]

Fire On Board PSV Skandi Stolmen Offshore Brazil

An investigation has been launched into a fire on board the platform supply vessel Skandi Stolmen offshore Brazil. According to DOF Group, the fire broke out Wednesday on board the 1977-built PSV while operating in Brazil's Campos Basin. The vessel is operated by Norskan Offshore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DOF ASA. DOF says that all sixteen crewmembers were evacuated … [Read more...]

VARD Delivers 280 Tons Of Bollard Pull To NorSkan

DOF AS reports today the 280 ton bollard pull anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) Skandi Angra was delivered yesterday from Vard Niterói shipyard to its owner, NorSkan Offshore Ltda and has since commenced an 8-year contract for Petrobras. NorSkan Offshore is a wholly-owned Brazilian subsidiary of DOF AS. The vessel is a VARD AH11 design and features a conventional 18,000 … [Read more...]

Watch: Skandi Africa Departs VARD

In the following video, the 160.9 m Skandi Africa, owned by DOF and on contract to Technip, is seen departing the shipyard for the first time at VARD Søviknes. The Skandi Africa is currently being outfitted at Huisman's Schiedam facility in The Netherlands with a 650 metric ton Pipelay Tower (the yellow one in the picture below), a 150mt … [Read more...]