Vallianz bags charter, ship management contract in Latin America
SINGAPORE -- Vallianz Holdings (Vallianz), through its subsidiary, has received a Letter of Award (LOA) for the provision of charter and ship management services worth $82.0 mn to a major offshore construction company. The LOA excludes any variation or additional works to be negotiated later.
For this award, vessels including Submersible Vessels, Pipe Carriers, Platform Supply Vessels (PSV), Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels (AHTS) and cargo barges will be deployed in Latin America from 3Q FY2014 to FY2015. Vallianz will also provide a full suite of offshore marine support services, including mobilisation, demobilisation, marine logistics support and operational services.
Darren Yeo, Executive Director and CEO of Vallianz, said, “We are pleased to be awarded our first charter and ship management LOA for 2014, which augments our current order book to another new record of $524.0 mn. This Latin America award is a strong and promising start for the year for Vallianz and we are looking forward to riding on the exciting opportunities that this region brings.
“Global offshore oilfield related investments are forecast to grow strongest in Latin America over the next few years, with E&P spending forecast to increase to $84.0 bn in 2014, representing a 12.8% growth over 2013. Demand for offshore supply vessels in South America is one of the fastest growing globally, with a forecast compounded annual growth rate of 10.3% from 2013 to 2018.”