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2019

Prosafe is awarded a three-year contract by Petrobras

Prosafe is awarded a three-year contract by Petrobras

Prosafe is awarded a three-year contract by Petrobras for the provision of safety and maintenance support offshore Brazil, and takes delivery of the Safe Eurus from COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co. Ltd.

Prosafe is awarded a three-year contract by Petrobras
2018

Safe Eurus, Safe Nova & Safe Vega confirmed with COSCO shipyard

Safe Eurus, Safe Nova & Safe Vega confirmed with COSCO shipyard

Prosafe enters into an agreement with COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co. Ltd  for flexible delivery and long-term financing of three new build harsh environment vessels: Safe Eurus, Safe Nova and Safe Vega.

2016

Prosafe acquires the Axis Nova and Axis Vega

Prosafe acquires the Axis Nova and Axis Vega

Prosafe acquires the Axis Nova and Axis Vega semi-submersible accommodation vessels.

Prosafe also converts the Safe Scandinavia to a Tender Support Vessel for a three year contract with Equinor to provide drilling support at Oseberg Øst.

Prosafe acquires the Axis Nova and Axis Vega
2016

Prosafe takes delivery of the Safe Zephyrus and Safe Notos

Prosafe takes delivery of the Safe Zephyrus and Safe Notos

The Safe Zephyrus was delivered from Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd and subsequently commenced its maiden contract supporting Aker BP (Det Norske) during the completion and start-up phase of the Ivar Aasen development offshore Norway.

The Safe Notos was delivered from COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co. Ltd following a three-year and 222-day contract award from Petrobras for the provision of a safety and maintenance support vessel offshore Brazil.

Prosafe takes delivery of the Safe Zephyrus and Safe Notos
2015

Prosafe takes delivery of the Safe Boreas

Prosafe takes delivery of the Safe Boreas

Prosafe takes delivery of the new build vessel Safe Boreas from Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd, and the vessel successfully completes its first contract at the Edvard Grieg field.

Prosafe takes delivery of the Safe Boreas
2013

Prosafe orders two semi-submersible accommodation vessels

Prosafe orders two semi-submersible accommodation vessels

Prosafe orders two semi-submersible accommodation vessels from COSCO (Qidong) Offshore Co. Ltd. The vessels will be the most advanced and flexible units for worldwide operations excluding Norway.

The vessels will be of GustoMSC’s Ocean 500 design and will be equipped with 500 beds, DP3 station keeping systems, 10-point chain mooring and 300 tonne cranes.

The vessels will be named Safe Notos and Safe Eurus, joining Prosafe’s other newbuilds Safe Boreas and Safe Zephyrus, all named after the gods of wind in Greek mythology.

2012

Prosafe orders the Safe Zephyrus

Prosafe orders the Safe Zephyrus

Prosafe orders a second harsh environment new build, the Safe Zephyrus, from Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd.

Prosafe sells the accommodation jack-up Safe Esbjerg.

Prosafe orders the Safe Zephyrus
2011

Prosafe orders the Safe Boreas

Prosafe orders the Safe Boreas

Prosafe orders a harsh environment semi-submersible accommodation vessel, the Safe Boreas, from Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd. The vessel will have the capacity to accommodate 450 persons in single man cabins.

The Safe Boreas will be the most advanced and efficient harsh environment accommodation rig in the world and will be constructed to comply with Norwegian regulations.  The vessel will be constructed according to the GVA 3000E design and will be equipped with a DP3 (dynamic positioning) system as well as 12 point mooring arrangement.

Prosafe orders the Safe Boreas
2010

Prosafe is awarded a three-year contract by Petrobras

Prosafe is awarded a three-year contract by Petrobras

Prosafe is awarded a three-year contract by Petrobras for the provision of a safety and maintenance support vessel offshore Brazil.

Prosafe is awarded a three-year contract by Petrobras
2008

Prosafe spins off the Floating Production division

Prosafe spins off the Floating Production division

Prosafe spins off the Floating Production division and becomes a focused accommodation service company by establishing a subsidiary, Prosafe Production Limited, and by distributing 90.1 per cent of the shares in Prosafe Production Public Limited to the shareholders of Prosafe SE. The independent company Prosafe Production Limited is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange on 2 June.

Prosafe spins off the Floating Production division
2007

Prosafe becomes a European Joint Stock Public Company

Prosafe becomes a European Joint Stock Public Company

Prosafe becomes a European Joint Stock Public Company and relocates its headquarters to Cyprus.

2006

Prosafe acquires Consafe Offshore AB

Prosafe acquires Consafe Offshore AB

Prosafe acquires Consafe Offshore AB, which owns three semi-submersible accommodation/service rigs and one accommodation jack-up. This acquisition cements Prosafe’s leading position in the market for semi-submersible accommodation/service rigs.

Prosafe acquires Consafe Offshore AB
2005

The Drilling Services division is sold

The Drilling Services division is sold

Prosafe Drilling Services sold to KCA Deutag

The Drilling Services division is sold
2003

Prosafe secures a five year bareboat charter in Mexico

Prosafe secures a five year bareboat charter in Mexico

Prosafe secures a five-year bareboat charter for five accommodation vessels in Mexico.

2002

Prosafe acquires Safe Hibernia

Prosafe acquires Safe Hibernia

Prosafe acquires the Safe Hibernia (formerly Polyconcord) accommodation vessel.

2001

Nortrans Offshore Ltd is acquired

Nortrans Offshore Ltd is acquired

Nortrans Offshore Ltd is acquired, and Prosafe enters the Floating Production (FPSO) market

2000

The MSV Regalia is acquired

The MSV Regalia is acquired

The MSV Regalia is acquired
1999

The Safe Scandinavia (formerly Polycrown) accommodation vessel is acquired

The Safe Scandinavia (formerly Polycrown) accommodation vessel is acquired

The Safe Scandinavia (formerly Polycrown) accommodation vessel is acquired
1998

Prosafe acquires Discoverer ASA

Prosafe acquires Discoverer ASA

Prosafe acquires Discoverer ASA, which owns the Jasminia and Safe Regency accommodation vessels.

1997

Procon Offshore ASA is founded through a demerger from Transocean, and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange

Procon Offshore ASA is founded through a demerger from Transocean, and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange

Procon Offshore ASA is founded through a demerger from Transocean, and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Safe Offshore ASA, which owns three accommodation/ service rigs (Safe Britannia, Safe Caledonia and Safe Lancia) is founded and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Procon Offshore ASA and Safe Offshore ASA merge, and the merged company is named Prosafe ASA.

Procon Offshore ASA is founded through a demerger from Transocean, and is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange