Saipem buys DLB Norce Endeavour
The Italian contractor exercised the option on Solstad Offshore’s lay barge vessel
Italian oilfield contractor Saipem exercised the option on Solstad Offshore’s lay barge vessel DLB Norce Endeavour.
The ship - 146-meter-long, built-in 2010, equipped with the main crane of 1100 tonne lift capacity - was sold to Saipem Portugal Commercio Maritimo Limitada, which chartered the vessel in December 2019; the contract started in January 2020 with a firm duration until May 31, 2021. Saipem had options to extend the deal for 5 more months and to purchase the vessel. The delivery is set for April 2020.