Contracts awarded in Brazil

SolstadFarstad has entered into new contract and contract extensions with PETROBRAS – Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. for three of the company’s Brazilian flagged vessels.

3 years firm contract for the AHTS, BOS Topazio (2005, UT 728L, 146t BP). Commencement of the contract shall take place during 1Q 2019, in direct continuation with current charter. Contract can be extended for further 2-years.

Extension of contract for AHTS, Far Santana (2000, UT 730, 200t BP), making the contract firm until 2Q 2019. Far Santana is equipped with Fugro’s FCV Work Class ROV suitable for 3.000m water depth. Commencement of the contract amendment shall take place during 2Q 2018.

Extension to the Contract for CSV, Far Saga (2001, RSV UT 745L), making the contract firm until 2Q 2020. Far Saga is equipped with two Work Class ROVs from i-Tech 7 suitable for 3.000m water depth. Commencement of the contract amendment shall take place during 2Q 2018.

Vessels will be supporting exploration and production activities on Brazilian continental shelf. 

Skudeneshavn, May 31st, 2018

Lars Peder Solstad CEO, at +47 91 31 85 85
Anders Hall Jomaas CFO, at +47 40 04 29 18 

SolstadFarstad ASA 

  This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)  


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Philosophy, Objectives and StrategiesSolstad Offshore ASA’s (SOFF) philosophy is to run a profitable and integrated shipping company with high specification vessels in its market segment, using owned or chartered vessels. The core business is to offer services to petroleum related offshore activities.The Company aims to be a significant player and offer a wide range of services based on high quality vessels, equipment and maritime personnel with extensive experience. In the North Sea the aim remains to be one of the heavy weights in the industry, and internationally, a major player in deep waters, subsea- and construction related activities. Based on extensive market knowledge and maritime experience within the offshore industry, SOFF will continuously seek for profitable investments in areas closely related to the core business. The Company continues to focus on Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) as well as profitability and aims to meet the targets set in these areas. The most important target within HSE is to avoid injury to personnel and equipment, and any uncontrolled spillage from the vessels. SOFF’s strategy is to be customer-focused and deliver high quality services in accordance with customer demands and furthermore to actively develop services in close co-operation with existing and new customers. In general, the Company manages the total operation of the vessels including freight, crewing and technical management. The Company will evaluate where it is possible to operate cost effective operations with an optimal return on capital employed, in co-operation with suppliers and clients, particularly with a view to long-term strategic co-operations. This co-operation is important with regards to both risk and capital injection.