2013-06-11 08:57:03 -
Prosafe has been awarded a contract from Statoil (U.K.) Ltd ("Statoil") for the
provision of either the Safe Zephyrus or Safe Boreas accommodation support
vessel at the Mariner project in the UK Continental Shelf of the North Sea.
The contract has been awarded following a competitive tendering process and is
for a firm period of 8 months with on-site operations planned to commence mid-
April 2016. In addition, Prosafe has granted Statoil four additional one-month
options linked to the Mariner project.
Prosafe has also granted Statoil an 8-month option commencing mid-April 2017
with three additional one-month options linked to the Bressay project in the UK
Continental Shelf of the North Sea. Statoil is required to exercise the 8-month
option within March 2014, aligning with the project sanction.
Lastly, and dependent on
the Bressay project sanction, Prosafe has granted
Statoil options through 2018 into 2019.
Total value of the contract for the firm period award for the Mariner Project is
approximately USD 76.3 million. The Safe Zephyrus or Safe Boreas provide Statoil
with the flexibility of both DP3 and 12-point moored station keeping, together
with the highest standard of accommodation facilities for the coming years.
Prosafe is the world's leading owner and operator of semi-submersible
accommodation/service rigs. Operating profit reached USD 222.4 million in 2012
and net profit was USD 177.5 million. The company operates globally, employs
570 people and is headquartered in Larnaca, Cyprus. Prosafe is listed on the
Oslo Stock Exchange with ticker code PRS. For more information, please refer to
Larnaca, 11 June 2013
Georgina Georgiou, General Manager
For further information, please contact:
Karl Ronny Klungtvedt, Chief Executive Officer
Prosafe Management AS
Phone: + 47 908 81 657
Sven Børre Larsen, Chief Financial Officer
Prosafe Management AS
Phone: +47 909 43 673
Cecilie Helland Ouff, Senior Manager Finance and Investor Relations
Phone: +47 991 09 467
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5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.
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