Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO) are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement with Shelf Subsea (Shelf) to charter Nusantara, an Indonesian flagged Dive Support Vessel, for a period of 2 years with options to extend. Shelf intends to use the vessel to provide integrated Diving and ROV services to clients across Asia Pacific.
“We commenced our expansion into Asia in 2016 and are delighted to secure the Nusantara to aid us in further extending our reach and our service offering, ” said Shelf Chairman, John Edwards. “She is a vessel that has developed a great track record throughout the region and we have every confidence in continuing her successful operations in partnership with the MEO team”.
“Nusantara has been in high demand in recent years, having worked for multiple Oil Companies and Tier 1 Contractors throughout Asia,” said Adam Clayton, Business Unit Head at MEO. “She is the perfect specification for mid water IRM projects in Asia and we are very pleased to have reached an agreement with our new partners’ Shelf.”
Nusantara is an 80m, DP2 subsea support vessel with diesel electric propulsion, built in 15 man saturation diving system, 3 man diving bell, 50T man riding AHC crane, helideck and 700m2 of clear deck area. The vessel will be fitted with 2 work class ROV’s that will remain onboard for the duration of the charter.
Miclyn Express Offshore is pleased to announce that Voyager Explorer has mobilised for a 5-7 month project in Indonesia, providing seismic source services to an oil major in the region. The vessel has been reflagged to Indonesian flag and chartered to long-time client SeaBird Exploration, who will be executing the seismic services.
“After a period of inactivity in the seismic sector, it’s great to see our seismic source vessel back in operation” said Adam Clayton, Head of Business Unit. “She has undergone significant reactivation and upgrade to position her for future work and it’s great to be working with our long-term partners SeaBird Exploration in delivering seismic source services from this vessel once again. We hope to keep her active in the region after this project”.
Voyager Explorer is a 2D/3D seismic source vessel built in 2005. The vessel has a length of 67.8 meters, a beam of 16 meters and it can accommodate 47 people onboard.