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Nortrans Offshore secures charters for West Africa projects

Singapore-headquartered Nortrans Offshore Pte has secured a new flotel contract with Noble Energy to hook up and commission the Alen gas field development, located in Equatorial Guinea

For the contract, Nortrans Offshore will deploy dynamic positioning class 3 (DP3)-capable accommodation support vessel Temis . “After successfully completing the Leviathan project in January 2020 with our DP3 flotel Temis , we are pleased to achieve this recognition by Noble Energy again,” said Nortrans Offshore managing director Kjell Gauksheim in a social media post. Mr Gauksheim said the project would commence in Q3 2020.

Leviathan is located in deepwater in the Levantine basin, about 129 km west of Haifa, Israel.

Built in 2015, the catamaran-hulled Temis has an overall length of 84 m, beam of 32 m, depth to main deck of 22.2 m, with a cargo deck capacity of 500 tonnes and accommodation for 501.

Also in Africa, Nortrans Offshore reported it secured a spot charter for one to three months for the remotely operated vehicle and intervention, maintenance and repair vessel Prince Jameson I for Shell Nigeria. With a length overall of 86 m and beam of 20 m, the DP2 Prince Jameson I has a deadweight of 5,000 tonnes, an active heave compensation main crane with a capacity of 100 tonnes, helipad, moonpool, accommodation for 100, with a FiFi2 notation.

Nortrans Offshore manages both Temis and Prince Jameson I .