Talisman charters Craig Group vessels

Talisman Energy (UK) has chosen the Craig Group’s latest newbuild vessels to support operations in its northern business area in the North Sea.

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UK -- Talisman Energy (UK) has chosen the Craig Group’s latest newbuild vessels to support operations in its northern business area in the North Sea.

The two IMT 948 designed vessels, currently under construction at the Balenciaga shipyard, will go on long-term charter next year to provide emergency response and rescue services to Talisman’s Piper B, Saltire, Tartan, and Claymore installations.

The new vessels, still to be named, will be 48-m (157-ft) long with an 11.8-m (39-ft) beam and are designed by IMT of Montrose. They will be fitted with all the rescue and response technology and will be configured for ‘Daughter Craft’ operations.

The charters are for five years with five, one-year options.

09/17/2009

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