Farstad receives Far Sleipner subsea/construction vessel

Offshore staff

AALESUND, Norway – Farstad Shipping ASA has taken delivery of the subsea/construction vessel Far Sleipner from Vard Langsten.

The vessel, designed to operate to 3,000 m (9,842 ft) water depth, has an overall length of 142.6 m (468 ft), beam of 25 m (82 ft), and a deck area of 1,800 sq m (19,375 sq ft). The vessel is equipped with two offshore cranes, one with a lifting capacity of 350 tons.

Furthermore the vessel is arranged for three ROVs and accommodation for 130 persons.

The vessel will enter into a charter contract to Technip for a period of approx. 11 months, divided into two firm periods. Including mobilization and demobilization, Technip may use the vessel for as long as 16 months.


Far Sleipner. (Courtesy Farstad)
Far Sleipner. (Courtesy Farstad)

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