SINGAPORE — Hallin Marine has signed a US$6.5 million contract for the Hallin-operated subsea operations vessel Sanko Angel with a major oil and gas operator. The contract commences immediately and is scheduled to run well into the fourth quarter of 2009.
Under the terms of the contract, the vessel will be providing offshore construction support to the client’s oil and gas platforms and subsea infrastructure.
Hallin divers, engineers and technicians will operate saturation diving and Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) services from the Sanko Angel for part of the duration of the contract. The vessel will also provide accommodation support to the operator’s offshore crew, utilizing much of the Sanko Angel’s personnel accommodation.
During the duration of the contract, the Sanko Angel will be operating in DP2 (Dynamic Positioning Class 2) mode. The 76-meter (249-foot) vessel is a multi-purpose subsea operations vessel (SOV) that has accommodation for up to 120 personnel onboard.
Hallin Marine spokesperson Jon Attenburrow said, “We are pleased to be able to announce this contract award with a major oil and gas operator and look forward to providing a professional solution for the offshore operations The flexibility and capability of the Sanko Angel and the Hallin team has allowed us to offer a tailor made proposal for our client.”