Eidesvik scores contract extension for Acergy Viking

In: Vessels
15/01/2021
Norwegian vessel operator Eidesvik Offshore ASA (Eidesvik) has been awarded charter extension with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy GmbH & Co. KG (Siemens Gamesa) for the Acergy Viking. The contract will commence in direct continuation of the current contract extending the firm period until end January 2027.

The vessel is performing service operations duties including accommodation support and personnel transfer. It was originally chartered by SGRE in February 2016; Eidesvik's first contract in the offshore wind sector.


Jan Fredrik Meling, CEO & President, commented: “Our relationship with Siemens Gamesa began in August 2016, and we are proud of the award effectively extending the relationship further to at least 2027. I view this as a significant compliment to the services provided by our personnel offshore as well as onshore. We are very pleased to again prove our ability to build long term relationships with our clients. This contract award underpins our ambitions in offshore wind and will further strengthen our position in this important and growing market.”


Simon Werner, Senior Fleet Manager at Siemens Gamesa comments: “We are pleased to extend our relationship with Eidesvik. With the upgrades included in the contract extension, Acergy Viking will be even better able to meet our operational demands and help us further increase efficiency in our Offshore Service operations, thereby enabling us to deliver enhanced value for our customers and achieve cost efficient wind energy solutions for everyone.”


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