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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…

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…

GEOS Wins Contract Extensions for PSV Pair

Jul 17, 2019

Norwegian based offshore service company Golden Energy Offshore Services AS (GEOS) has informed that it has secured contract extensions  for Energy Swan and Energy Scout.According to Oslo-listed offshore vessel owner contract extension has been secured with Wintershall Norge AS for Energy Swan…

Decommissioning in Shetland Expands

Jul 17, 2019

Two installations from Spirit Energy’s ST-1 in the North Sea have arrived at the Dales Voe decommissioning facility in Shetland, Scotland, with works set to be carried out by partners Veolia and Peterson.The 45-metre high 1,300 tonne steel jacket and 1…

Icon Offshore Vessel Gets Extension

Jul 12, 2019

Malaysian offshore service provider Icon Offshore has secured a two-year contract extension from Zell Transportation (ZT) for the charter of its maintenance and support vessel Icon Kayra.Icon Offshore said in a press release that Zell Transportation…

Equinor Awards PSV Contract to Eidesvik

Jul 10, 2019

Norwegian multinational energy company Equinor ASA has awarded compatriot offshore owner Eidesvik Offshore ASA a contract for Viking Queen.The firm contract period is 6 months, commencing in direct continuation of the current contract expiring ultimo August 2019…

Atlantic Offshore Get Extension for 3 ERRVs

Jul 09, 2019

Norway-based Atlantic Offshore, a provider of safety and support at sea, announced that it has received contract extensions for three of its emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRVs).The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) UK has declared a 9 month option for Ocean Osprey…

DP Galyna Off to Offshore Gig

Jul 05, 2019

Dutch marine outfit Chevalier Floatels vessel DP Galyna has won another assignment after completing an inspection and maintenance campaign for an oil and gas company in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.'Within 2 hours of contract notification…

RVOS Retrofits Fleet for DP Ops

Jul 05, 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Rawabi Vallianz Offshore Services  (RVOS) has contracted Netherlands-based Praxis Automation Technology to deliver dynamic positioning systems for its fleet of offshore support vessels (OSVs) operating out of the country. RVOS…

DOF Gets Petrobras Extension

Jun 10, 2019

Norwegian offshore vessel provider DOF said that its Brazilian subsidiary Norskan has received an extension for one of its vessels working in South America.According to a press release from the supply shipping company, it had won a one-year…

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