Back to the topic. One of the options that is open appears to be mergers between former competitors.
The former Farstad office in Aalesund has got a new name:
The merger was completed only a few days before this picture was taken.
The former Farstad fleet will apparently be run from here for the time being, but any big decisions will be taken in Solstad's office in Skudeneshavn. (Even bigger decisions in Oslo and London)
As far as I know they do not have any vessels working in US GoM for the time being, but as the biggest owner and operator of modern high end Construction Support Vessels they are likely looking for opportunities: http://subseaworldnews.com/2017/06/22/norwegian-osv-trio-forms-solstad-farstad/
The world's most powerful tug, Far Samson showing off in her homeport of Aalesund, Norway: