Main events in the company history:
Volstad built its first fishing vessel in 1952, and was present in Norwegian
and international Fisheries until 2007.
Volstad entered into Seismic Exploration with "Geco Tau" which
was built together with Geco AS.
Volstad took delivery of "Geco Bluefin" a DP-II Q-Seabed
Seismic Exploration vessel on long term Time Charter with Western Geco.
Volstad took delivery of its ROV/DSV new building “Bibby Sapphire”
which was on long-term Time Charter to Bibby Offshore Ltd. until April
2010. The vessel was 21th of April 2010 sold to Bibby Offshore Ltd.
DSV “Bibby Topaz” was delivered from Fosen Shipyard to Volstad. The ship
is 107 x 22 meter long and can
accommodate a crew of 124 crew members. She is equipped with two diving bells,
this gives her the possibility to operate with 18 divers in up to 300meter
“Bibby Topaz” is on Time-Charter with Bibby Offshore Ltd.
"Volantis" and "Oceanic
Endeavour" was delivered from Fosen Shipyard to Volstad.
"Volantis" is a multi-role subsea support vessel.
Volantis will support CTC`s latest trenching developments, forming part of a
new spread that will include a work class ROV, the 2,100kW UT-1 ‘Ultra
Trencher’ and a 2,000 tonne lay system.
Volantis is operation under a long term Time-Charter with CTC, a
subsidiary of Deep Ocean ASA.
"Oceanic Endeavour" is a seismic streamer vessel, equipped to
tow up to 16 streamers, and 8 gunstrings. She can take a crew of 70 persons.
This is a vessel with Comfort class, and very high standard on all cabins,
recreations room, etc. She is on a long time chart with CGG. The vessel was previously
named “Geowave Endeavour”.
Deep Cygnus, a 122 x 22 metre multi-role
subsea support vessel, was delivered from Fosen Shipyard to Volstad. This
vessel is chartered by Canyon Offshore. Deep Cygnus will be doing
jobs like cable laying from carousel, trenching, rov operations from hangar,
"Geo Caspian" is a 108 x 24/28 metre
seismic streamer vessel, equipped to tow up to 16 streamers, and 8 gun strings.
The vessel can take a crew of 70 persons in single high standard cabins. She is
on a long time chart with Fugro Geoteam.
"Grand Canyon" a 125 x 25 metre OCV was
delivered from Fosen Shipyard to Volstad. This vessel is
chartered by Canyon Offshore. Deep Cygnus will be doing jobs like cable
laying from carosel, trenching, rov operations from hangar, etc.