JULY 29, 2016 —Shell Australia has awarded Bergen, Norway, headquartered DOF Subsea a five-year contract with two two-year options to provide a fulltime underwater services and multi-purpose supply vessel (MPSV) to the Prelude FLNG facility.
Prelude FLNG, the largest floating facility ever built, will produce, liquefy, store and transfer LNG at sea. The facility will be located in Western Australia.
Under the awarded IMR contract (Inspection, Maintenance and Repair), DOF Subsea will provide project management, engineering and integrated services for IMR programs as well as the dedicated vessel and options for other vessels.
"This is a very important contract award for DOF Subsea, and the award further strengthens DOF Subsea's position in the global subsea IMR market," said CEO Mons Aase. "We look forward to working with Shell Australia on the world leading Prelude FLNG facility."