Farstad AHTS’ Land Offshore Fish Farm Contract – gCaptain
Credit: Salmar Group
Norwegian offshore company Farstad Shipping announced it has picked up an aquaculture contract for its AHTS vessels.
The company said Friday it was awarded a contract from Ocean Farming AS, a subsidiary of SalMar Group, for the complete mooring installation and hook-up of Ocean Farming’s Semi-submersible Offshore Fish Farm.
The scope of the project involves project management as well as execution of the offshore operations utilizing AHTS vessels from the Farstad Shipping fleet trading the spot market in the North Sea.
Operations are scheduled to take place during first half of 2017.
Farstad is the latest offshore company to turn to aquaculture industry to pick up work amid the slowdown in oil and gas.