Ahts News


Solstad Scoops $7M for Two AHTS Vessels

Feb 26, 2024

Norwegian vessel owner Solstad Offshore has sold two anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels, securing a profit of approximately $7.1 million for the transaction.The AHTS vessels, Far Sound and Far Scimitar, have been in layup in Asia since 2016 and 2018…

Equinor Books DOF’s AHTS Vessel for Norwegian Ops

Feb 02, 2024

Equinor has booked DOF Group’s anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel Skandi Iceman for its Norwegian operations, along with ROV services to be provided by the company.The contract award means that the DOF Group will have two anchor handlers…

Icon Offshore Secures AHTS Deal with SEA Hibiscus

Nov 07, 2023

Malaysian offshore vessel owner Icon Offshore unveiled Thursday that it had received a Letter of Award from SEA Hibiscus for the provision of one 60MT anchor handling tug supply vessel to perform their 2023/24 drilling campaign. The provision of service started on October 24…

DOF to Manage AHTS Duo Previously Owned by Havila Shipping

Oct 31, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Havila Shipping said Monday it had sold the platform supply vessel Havila Commander and the AHTS vessels Havila Jupiter and Havila Venus, following demands from lenders.A day later, Norway-based offshore vessel…

Viking Supply Ships Secures Long Term Contract for Far Senator AHTS Vessel in Australia

Oct 10, 2023

Viking Supply Ships, a company that owns and operates a fleet of offshore supply and icebreaking vessels, has secured a contract for the Far Senator AHTS vessel for operations outside Australia.'With operations performed by Go Offshore, the…

Solstad Offshore Secures Contract Extensions for Three Vessels

Oct 04, 2023

The Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured contract extensions for three of its offshore vessels.Equinor has declared the last contractual yearly option for the AHTS “Normand Ferking”. With the declaration of this option…

Maersk Supply Service Sells Two 2004-built AHTS Vessels

Jun 17, 2020

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service has sold two of its older Anchor Handler Tug Supply Vessels (AHTS), citing the global oversupply in the market and the current market situation.The vessels in question are the Maersk Advancer and Maersk Asserter…

Petrobras Charters DOF Offshore Vessel Trio

Jun 16, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF has secured long-term charters for a trio of anchor handling units with Petrobras in Brazil.DOF said Tuesday Petrobras had awarded its Skandi Urca and Skandi Fluminense vessels 2+2 year contracts with the start in September 2020…

Long-term Charters for Solstad Offshore Anchor Handlers in Brazil

Jun 16, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured long-term charters for two of its anchor handling tug and supply vessels in Brazil.Solstad said Tuesday that Petrobras had chartered its AHTS vessels Far Sagaris and Far Statesman for a period of three years…

OSV Market to Reach $25Bn in 2023

Jan 31, 2020

The market for Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) is expected to grow at a CAGR of roughly 8.3% over the next five years, will reach US$ 25 billion in 2023, from US$ 15.5 billion in 2017, according to a new study.The Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessels segment accounted for the largest share…

Solstad Offshore Wins Several Contracts

Dec 22, 2019

Norwegian offshore service and supply ship shipping company Solstad Offshore has signed contracts for several of its vessels with various clients.Technip FMC have extended the present frame agreement with Solstad for ploughing/trenching duties in the North Sea with 1 year…

Siem Offshore Wins Work for AHTS Trio

Dec 19, 2019

Norwegean offshore and subsea shipping company Siem Offshore has won one-year contracts for three anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels in Australia.The Cayman Islands-registered marine transportation and logistics services provider said…

Solstad Offshore Bags Equinor Contract

Nov 07, 2019

Norwegian offshore support vessels (OSV) operator Solstad Offshore has entered into a new contract with the compatriot oil and gas company Equinor for the hire of anchor handling vessel (AHTS) Normand Ferking.The duration of the contract is 1 year firm…

Boa Offshore Wins AHTS Contracts

Oct 14, 2019

Norwegian offshore supply vessel owner Boa Offshore is awarded contracts by The Norwegian Defense Logistic Organization (FLO) to charter two vessels for the state’s emergency response preparedness.The BOA Group offered prime assets, the BOA BISON and the BOA JARL…

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