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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…

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…

Edda Accommodation CEO Retires

May 29, 2019

Edda Accommodation, a specialized provider of offshore accommodation service vessels, has announced that Johan Rokstad retired as CEO.The managing director role of Edda Accommodation is now transferred to Kenneth Walland, CEO of Østensjø Rederi…

BP Hires Vroon for Trinidad and Tobago

May 28, 2019

BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC has awarded Vroon Offshore Services Aberdeen a multiple year, multi-million pound contract.Vroon said on Monday that BP had hired three emergency rescue and response vessels (ERRVs) from its subsidiary, Vroon Offshore Services Aberdeen…

Acta Marine Names Third Walk to Work CSV

May 24, 2019

Acta Marine has held a naming ceremony for its latest walk-to-work construction support vessel Acta Centaurus in Den Helder, the Netherlands.Mrs. Marianne van Oord named the vessel Acta Centaurus. Centaurus being one of the stellar constellations in the northern hemisphere…

Solstad Offshore Bags New PSV Contracts

May 23, 2019

Norwegian offshore service and supply ship shipping company Solstad Offshore has been awarded contracts for two platform supply vessels (PSVs) in Norway.Solstad said in a press release that Wintershall Dea had awarded a 10-well firm plus options…

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…

Debmarine to Build $468mln New Vessel

May 20, 2019

Namibia marine diamond mining company, Debmarine Namibia announced that its Board of Directors have approved the construction of the world’s first ever custom-built diamond recovery vessel.The new vessel is expected to cost US$468 million and…

NHV Joins HeliOffshore

May 15, 2019

Belgium-based offshore helicopter operator NHV Group has joined HeliOffshore, a global organization safety-focused association for the offshore helicopter industry.Through collaboration with members, HeliOffshore is delivering an industry-wide safety program that is enhancing safety worldwide…

Bristow Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

May 15, 2019

Offshore helicopter services provider Bristow Group filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after reaching a deal with senior bondholders on a plan to slash its debt load.The struggling Houston-based helicopter operator for offshore oil and…

Golden Energy Offshore Services Adds OSV

May 14, 2019

Oslo-listed offshore vessel owner Golden Energy Offshore Services (GEOS) announced that a successful delivery of the offshore support vessel (OSV) Energy Empress now has been completed.GEOS referred to the notice made 30 April 2019 announcing…

Acta Centaurus Ready for Offshore Job

May 03, 2019

Acta Marine has taken delivery of its new walk-to-work vessel Acta Centaurus from Ulstein Verft and is about to set sail for her first offshore wind assignment.“Building on experience with our first Ulstein Walk to Work construction support vessel Acta Auriga delivered to us last year…

Alewijnse Marine Bags Windcat Order

Apr 29, 2019

The marine technology player Alewijnse Marine has extended its successful partnership with Dutch shipyard Dok and Scheepsbouw Woudsend and offshore services provider Windcat Workboats with an order for the full electrical outfitting of the offshore crew transfer vessels (CTVs) Windcat 45 and 46…

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