The Norwegian unit of Total E&P has awarded a contract to Floatel International for provision of an accommodation and construction support vessel for the Martin Linge field development project located about 180km west of Bergen.
The charter will start mid-2016 with a firm hire period of eight months. Total has options to extend the contract.
Meanwhile, Statoil has exercised a five-months charter extension under the present contract for Floatel Superior. This will start in Q1 2015. Statoil has further options to extend this contract.