RIO DE JANEIRO –DOF subsidiary Norskan Offshore has agreed to sell five ships operating in Brazil. The buyers are companies owned by a Brazilian Private Equity Fund managed by Mantiq Investimentos and Mare Investimentos.
The ships included in the agreement areSkandi Copacabana built in 2005, Skandi Leblonbuilt in 2004, Skandi Flamengo built in 2003, Skandi Yare built in 2001, and Skandi Stolmenbuilt in 1997.
According to DOF, Norskan Offshore will be responsible for the operation of the ships until the current charter contracts are terminated. Two of the vessels,Skandi Leblonand Skandi Flamengo have firm contracts up for renewal in 2015.