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Fugro Loses Arbitration Case

Jan 06, 2020

Dutch multinational Geo-data specialist Fugro announced that it has been disappointed in an arbitration case involving Tasik Toba Subsea in March 2019, of a long-term chartered DP3 diving support vessel, the Southern Star.An arbitration tribunal…

Acta Marine, MHI Vestas Pact on Borssele

Dec 25, 2019

The maritime support provider with a versatile fleet of over 40 owned vessels Acta Marine and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind signed the Charter Party (CP) for deployment of the Acta Centaurus on the Borssele III and IV Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) Project…

PTTEP Charters Energy Drilling for Arthit Gig

Dec 12, 2019

Singapore based Energy Drilling  has been awarded a contract by the Thailand's oil and gas company  PTT Exploration & Production International (PTTEP) to provide drilling services on the Arthit field in Gulf of Thailand.The builder and manager…

Indian Charters for CSV Southern Ocean

Nov 27, 2019

The construction support vessel (CSV) Southern Ocean, owned by a joint venture between Bourbon Offshore Norway and Oceanteam, has bagged two charters from an undisclosed client on offshore projects located off the East Coast of India.The scope…

Rever Offshore Extends Topaz Charter

Nov 27, 2019

Subsea and offshore solutions provider Rever Offshore has announced a three-year extension to the charter of its dive support vessel (DSV) Rever Topaz.The contract will see Rever Offshore secure exclusive and uninterrupted access to this asset…

EMGS Increases Fleet Utilization

Oct 06, 2019

Norwegian geophysical services company Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) said in its fleet update for the third quarter 2019 showed a fleet utilization of 73 percent,  compared with 29% for the third quarter in 2018. The marine EM market…

Petrobras Extends DOF Contract

Sep 03, 2019

Norwegian offshore supply vessel (OSV) operator DOF has been awarded a contract extension for an anchor handling vessel.Norskan, a Brazilian subsidiary of DOF, and Petrobras have signed a 1-year extension for the anchor-handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel Skandi Fluminense…

Pemex Charters 2 CIMC Jack-ups

Sep 03, 2019

Mexican state-owned giant Pemex has chartered two jack-up rigs built and currently owned by Chinese yard CIMC Raffles.The two 400ft Jack-Up Drilling Rigs held a naming and departure ceremony at Longkou. The two rigs will soon sail to the gulf…

Bourbon Oceanteam 101 Charter Extended

Aug 28, 2019

Oceanteam and Bourbon charter contract for the construction support vessel (CSV) Bourbon Oceanteam 101 (CSV BO 101) has been extended for operations in Angola.The CSV BO 101 is jointly owned by Bourbon and Oceanteam.The current charter agreement…

Aker Energy Gets Extension for FPSO

Aug 21, 2019

Norwegian operator Aker Energy has again extended an option agreement for the use of floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel with Ocean Yield.'Ocean Yield has today agreed with Aker Energy to extend the option period until 31st December 2019 against additional compensation…

Vaalco extends BW Offshore FPSO charter

Aug 19, 2019

The owner and operator of floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels BW Offshore has received a one-year contract extension for the lease of one of vessels from Vaalco Energy.The Oslo Stock Exchange-listed company said in a press…

Sovcomflot Extends Polarcus Charter

Jun 11, 2019

Russian shipping company Sovcomflot (SCF) has backtracked on a decision taken in March to redeliver a Polarcus seismic vessel Vyacheslav Tikhonov early from its charter.Sovcomflot will now hold on to the Vyacheslav Tikhonov and exercised an option to extend the bareboat charter for two years…

Ziton Charters New O&M Vessel

Jun 04, 2019

Danish company Ziton has added Vroon jack-up MPI Enterprise to its fleet under a bareboat charter agreement.The vessel has been chartered on a bareboat agreement with Vroon as of 28 May 2019 until 31 March 2021. Ziton will then have the option to acquire the vessel…

Fugro Cancels, McDermott Extends CSV Charter

May 23, 2019

The provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions for large constructions, infrastructure and natural resource, Fugro has cancelled a charter with Oceanteam for construction support vessel (CSV) Southern Ocean off Australia as the…

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