SeaBird Exploration has received contracts worth $20m to conduct surveys in 2D and 3D shallow waters using its seismic vessels.

Aquila Explorer will extend its stay in New Zealand for the continuation of an ongoing survey.

Hawk Explorer will operate in West Africa for three months.

Northern Explorer will be in East Africa to carry out a survey commencing this month, with expected completion in May this year.

Osprey Explorer has completed a survey in the Bahamas and is heading for the US Gulf where it will embark on a four-month multi-client survey starting this month.

The contracts represent 11 vessel-months of use, including mobilisation time.