Subsea 7 to acquire Normand Oceanic
26 October 2017
Subsea 7 S.A. has announced an agreement to acquire the remaining 50% shareholdings in its equity accounted joint ventures, Normand Oceanic AS and Normand Oceanic Chartering AS, from Solstad Farstad ASA for a nominal cash consideration.
The Group will become the sole owner of Normand Oceanic, a flex-lay and heavy construction vessel that is being managed by Solstad Farstad while under long-term charter to a third party. The Group will assume all obligations related to an outstanding loan of approximately USD 100M. Normand Oceanic AS and Normand Oceanic Chartering AS will become wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Group.