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Geoquip Saentis Completes 1st Job in North Sea

Oct 07, 2019

Switzerland-based geotechnical data acquisition company Geoquip Marine said that its DP2 multi-purpose offshore support vessel, the Geoquip Saentis, has completed its first geotechnical campaign in the North Sea.Operations involved drilling…

Solstad Offshore Sells AHTS Vessel

Sep 18, 2019

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore said that its wholly owned subsidiary Farstad Marine has sold one of its anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels.'Farstad Marine has sold the 16304-hp, 2002-built anchor handling tug supply vessel Far Saltire…

Petrobras Extends Solstad Vessels Contract

Sep 16, 2019

Norwegian offshore vessel owning giant Solstad Offshore ASA has  bagged contract extensions for two of its anchor handling support vessels for Petrobras in Brazil.'Petrobras has declared their options to extend the contracts for the two AHTS´s Far Scout and Far Santana with 1 year…

Pronomar Equips Louis Dreyfus SOVs

Sep 11, 2019

Turkey’s Cemre Shipyard has contracted Dutch equipment supply company Pronomar to equip two service operation vessels (SOVs) ordered by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs for Ørsted with drying systems for the workwear of the technicians.The first of the two vessels…

Offshore Boosts Optimarin Growth

Sep 03, 2019

Ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin said that the recovery of the offshore shipping segment is playing a key role in driving its revenues to new heights.The Stavanger, Norway-based business, which has focused exclusively on BWT for the last 25 years…

GC Rieber Shipping Fleet Utilisation Hits 100%

Aug 22, 2019

Norwegian shipping company GC Rieber Shipping ASA had a fleet utilization of 100% in the second quarter of 2019.The operator of offshore subsea support vessels, marine seismic vessels and polar logistics and research expeditions said that the…

DOF Wins AHTS Contracts in NZ

Aug 21, 2019

Norwegian offshore supply vessel (OSV) operator DOF has won work for two anchor-handling tug supply (AHTS) contracts to support OMV's drilling operations in New Zealand.Two  AHTS vessels, Skandi Emerald and Skandi Atlantic, have been contracted…

North Sea Spot Market Remains Challenging

Aug 14, 2019

The North Sea spot market has improved during the second quarter of 2019, as a result of increased rig activity, said Viking Supply Ships.However, the Norway-based supply shipping company expects that the overall market conditions will likely remain somewhat challenging…

Simon Møkster Wins Equinor Contract

Aug 14, 2019

Norwegian shipowner Simon Møkster Shipping  announced that it has entered a 6 month contract plus options for Equinor regarding the Stril Pioner.The contract will start in the direct continuation of present contract which will expire in mid September…

DOF Wins Charter for PSV in Australia

Aug 07, 2019

DOF Rederi AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of DOF ASA, has signed a 5-year contract for the platform supply vessel (PSV) Skandi Feistein with Esso Australia Pty Ltd.The contract will start in the second half 2019, the vessel owner said on Tuesday…

Prosafe's Fleet Utilization Hits Record

Aug 06, 2019

Norwegian flotel player Prosafe said that the utilization of its offshore accommodation rigs reaching the highest level in almost four years.Prosafe lifted fleet utilisation significantly in the second quarter of 2019 was 71.6 per cent (Q2 2018: 45…

Elektron Mobilized at Delfzijl

Aug 06, 2019

MV Elektron, a cable laying vessel available for use in the offshore wind industry, has arrived for demobilization at the port of Delfzijl under agency of Royal Wagenborg.Netherlands-based Royal Wagenborg said in a press release that the demobilization…

Total Books Safe Caledonia for Elgin

Aug 02, 2019

Prosafe SE, the owner/operator of semi-submersible accommodation vessels, said has signed a contract with Total E&P UK Limited for the Safe Caledonia flotel to provide accommodation support at the Elgin complex in the UK sector of the North Sea…

Solstad CSV Wins Contract Extension

Jul 22, 2019

Norwegian offshore service and supply ship shipping company Solstad Offshore and Mexican company Subtec S.A have agreed to extend the contract for the construction support vessel (CSV) Far Sentinel with two-and-a-half-years.The 142-meter CSV…

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