Siem Spearfish steaming toward Solan field west of Shetland

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UK – Harkand is preparing to support offshore activities west of Shetland on the Premier Oil-operated Solan field development.

The contractor has taken the multi-purpose service vessel Siem Spearfish on a long-term charter to support the current commissioning program.

The vessel is being fitted with an Ampelmann active motion-compensated gangway which will allow personnel to walk onto the Solan platform safely, even in high wave conditions. It is due to arrive on site soon in block 205/26a, with the work set to continue through August.

Vard built and designed the new 120-m (393-ft) long vessel in Norway, with input from Harkand. It is equipped with a 250-metric ton (275-ton) AHC offshore crane with 3,000 m (9,842 ft) of wire and two heavy work class Triton 4,000-m (13,123-ft)  XLS ROVs. There is accommodation onboard for a crew of 110.



Siem Spearfish
Siem Spearfish. (Photo courtesy Harkand)

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