DOF Subsea to Provide Vessel to Technip for Angola Ops

DOF Subsea UK has been awarded a contract worth around £4.7 million by Technip for the provision of a light construction vessel.

The vessel provided will be the Skandi Bergen for BP-operated Block 31, offshore Angola. It is anticipated that the project will commence in Quarter 3 2010 and will last for approximately 100 days.

Garry Millard, Managing Director, DOF Subsea UK said, "This is a significant win for the company. The award of this contract demonstrates our commitment to developing the company in West Africa."

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 29 offshore construction, diving and ROV support vessels, 41 ROVs, 1 AUV and 11 diving spreads.

In support of its growing global business, an extensive newbuild program is currently underway with 8 new vessels and 16 new Triton XLX ROVs scheduled for delivery during 2010 - 2011.