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Norway: Farstad Takes Delivery of PSV Far Spica from STX OSV

Posted by | 31.01.2013 | Maritime News

Norway: Farstad Takes Delivery of PSV Far Spica from STX OSV
Far Spica (STX PSV08 CD) has today Thursday 31 January been delivered from STX OSV Langsten to Farstad Supply AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Farstad Shipping ASA.
The vessel will commence a term charter contract with Statoil to support their drilling campaign on the coast of East Africa. Reference is made to our press release of 11 January 2013.
A long-term facility has been drawn with Danish Ship Finance AS to finance the vessel.
Farstad Shipping’s fleet currently consists of 56 ve…ssels (28 AHTS, 25 PSV and 3 SUBSEA) and 4 PSV and 4 AHTS under construction. The company’s operations are managed from Aalesund, Aberdeen, Melbourne, Perth, Singapore, MacaĆ© and Rio de Janeiro with a total of 2000 employees engaged onshore and offshore. The company’s strategy is to be a leading quality provider of large, modern offshore service vessels to the oil industry. The company maintains a long-term charter profile for the fleet.

Farstad, January 31, 2013; Image: STX OSV

 

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