Prosafe has signed a five-month contract with supermajor BP for the provision of an accommodation vessel at the Clair Ridge platform in the West of Shetland.
The deal starts in May and is worth approximately $13.5million (£9.6million).
Prosafe’s Safe Caledonia semi-submersible will provide gangway connected operations to support hook-up and commissioning activities.
BP is targeting 640million recoverable barrels of oil from the Clair Ridge, which is expected to come on stream this year.
The Clair field sits 46 miles west of Shetland in the UK sector of the North Sea.
Earlier this year, Cyprus-headquartered Prosafe, which is the world’s biggest vessel operator, posted a loss of £482million for 2017.
However, it added that “new opportunities” were expected to arise in the North Sea.
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