Norwegian seismic research company SeaBird Exploration Plc will execute its first contract in the offshore wind energy sector. The contract covers the charter of the Petrel Explorer vessel, i.e. a floating hotel [PR1].

The contract was implemented at the end of April 2021 and will last 4 months in the waters of the Baltic Sea. This is the company’s first such contract in the offshore wind energy sector. The details of the agreement have not been given, the vessel itself will be operated for the purposes of the wind farm service. It was also not indicated which farm was covered by the contract.

The Petrel Explorer unit joined the company’s fleet in 2019. The ship can operate in waters on a global scale. It is currently only available to investors as part of a charter. The ship was built in 2008 and is equipped with 40 cabins and 54 berths. It also has one conference room,
2 living rooms, a gym and two offices for clients.

SeaBird is a global provider of seismic services and a provider of 2D and 3D data for the oil and gas industry. The company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange in Limassol, Cyprus. On May 25, this year, the company announced rebranding and involvement in the “green energy” sectors. The company called Green Energy Group has announced a move from Cyprus to Norway.

The Sveinung Alvestad expert has agreed to take the position of Merger & Acquisition Director at Green Energy Group. This is a key position for the company in the area of business development. Alvestad has been working in investment banking for about 10 years, with particular emphasis on research into markets and companies in the renewable energy and energy sectors. This means that the company has very serious intentions regarding the development of its presence on the green energy markets, undoubtedly including offshore wind energy.