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Consent to use Safe Zephyrus on the Johan Sverdrup field

Statoil has received consent to use Safe Zephyrus as a flotel at Johan Sverdrup.


The Johan Sverdrup field is on the Utsira High in the North Sea, 40 kilometres south of Grane and 65 kilometres north-east of Sleipner. The field is under development and production is planned to start in 2019. Statoil is the operator.

The consent applies to the use of the Safe Zephyrus flotel as accommodation for personnel in the completion phase from May 2018 to May 2019.

The Safe Zephyrus flotel is a type GVA 3000E and was supplied by Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd of Singapore in 2015. The facility has a capacity of 450 persons in individual cabins. It is owned and operated by Prosafe, is registered in Singapore and classified by DNV-GL.

Safe Zephyrus received Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) from the PSA on 19 July 2016.

Øyvind Midttun, Press contact
Email: oyvind.midttun@ptil.no | +47 51 87 34 77