TOTAL HIRES SAFE CALEDONIA
Total E & P UK has awarded Prosafe a contract for the provision of the Safe Caledonia semi-submersible accommodation vessel at the Elgin-Franklin Facility in the UK sector of the North Sea.
The firm period of the contract is 134 days plus additional 30 days option to extend with on-site operations planned to commence 15th May 2017. Total value of the contract is estimated at USD 10 million including mobilisation, demobilisation and associated services.
The Safe Caledonia was built in 1982 at the GVA / Kockums yard in Sweden to a Pacesetter design and completed a 20-year life extension in 2012/13.
The Safe Caledonia has a maximum of 454 beds, 9 offices and 67 client workstations, a high level of accommodation and a telescopic hydraulic gangway.