On August 21, the ODS Petrodata daily newswire reported that Grup Servicii Petroliere (GSP) in in negotiations to sell its pipelay vessel GSP Falcon.
Contrary to this report, GSP advises there are no negotiations underway for its pipelay vessel GSP Falcon to be sold. GSP Falcon is currently operating in the North Sea, under a pipelay contract with Wintershall Nordzee. Current negotiations show that the vessel shall be fully booked for the year 2013.
GSP purchased the vessel from Subsea 7 in September 2011.
GSP Falcon is a highly versatile DNV classed pipelay vessel, 153 meters long, capable of installing rigid pipelines up to 14 inch diameter and also flexible flowlines and umbilicals.
World Maritime News Staff, August 23, 2012; Image: GSP