The consent applies to use of the facility's helicopter deck and living quarters in connection with repairs following the vessel Big Orange XVIII's collision with the Ekofisk facility 2/4 W on 8 June.
The collision caused damage to 2/4-W (facility, bridge and well equipment).
Mærsk Gallant (image) will be located to the the east of Ekofisk 2/4-M.
According to plan the facility will be used from mid-June 2009 to mid-July 2009.
Mærsk Gallant is operated by Maersk Contractors Norge A/S. The facility received an Acknowledgement of Compliance (AoC) in August 2002.