DOF Subsea Reels in Call-Off Contract Onboard Skandi Bergen

Bergen-based specialist subsea service company DOF Subsea Norway has been awarded a significant call-off contract worth approximately 20-30 million NOK by StatoilHydro to provide construction support activity onboard Skandi Bergen at the Morvin field.

DOF Subsea Norway will also perform all necessary engineering and will deliver the mobilization and installation procedures for the project. The project is scheduled to mobilize on October 10th and will continue through to December.

Duncan MacPherson, DOF Subsea Norway's General Manager, stated, "We are pleased to be awarded this call-off and to continue our successful relationship with StatoilHydro, helping them to deliver projects safely and to the highest standards."

DOF Subsea provides subsea construction and engineering, IRM, ROV and survey support services to the world's major subsea markets. The company employs over 1,200 highly qualified staff and owns state of the art equipment including 30 offshore construction, diving and ROV support vessels, 41 ROVs, 1 AUV and 11 diving spreads.

In support of its growing global business, an extensive new build program is currently under way with 11 new vessels and 16 new Triton XLX ROVs scheduled for delivery during 2009 - 2011.