New contract in Brazil

Solstad Offshore has entered into a contract with Total E&P do Brasil (Total) for charter of a PSV for 13 months firm. Total has the option to extend the charter with additional 2 x 6 months.

Commencement of the contract is in August 2019, and the AHTS Far Sagaris will be the lead-in vessel until a PSV from the Solstad fleet will take over later this year. The vessels shall support Total’s activities in the Lapa Field. 

The Lapa consortium is operated by Total, with a 35% interest, in partnership with Shell (30%), Repsol Sinopec Brasil (25%) and Petrobras (10%).

In addition, Equinor Brazil has extended the Contracts for the  PSV’s Far Scotsman and Far Serenade with 3 months each. Both vessels are now firm until Nov-19 and shall continue to support Equinor Brazil’s portfolio activities.

Skudeneshavn, August 14th, 2019

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

Solstad Offshore ASA

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements according to the Norwegian Securities Trading Act section § 5-12.


About Us

Solstad Offshore ASA’s ("Solstad") 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 oil, gas and renewable energy 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, we 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. Our 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.