PSV gets batteries and a five year Statoil contract; Kawasaki Heavy cancels Island Offshore order

PSV to get batteries and a five year Statoil contract
PSV to get batteries and a five year Statoil contract
June 27, 2017 — A SolstadFarstad ASA platform supply vessel is to be installed with an energy storage system, gaining it the DNV-GL notation “Battery Power.” The upgrade is being made under a five-year contract awarded to SolstadFarstad by Statoil Petroleum AS to support the Statoil PSV pool at the Norwegian Continental Shelf. SolstadFarstad ASA is the new OSV player created by the merger of Solstad Offshore, Farstad Shipping and Deep Sea Supply.

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