Offshore Vessels News


DOF Subsea Wins 'Key Award' with Chevron in Australia

Aug 07, 2020

Oslo-listed subsea services and vessels company DOF Subsea has been awarded an IMR Services contract with Chevron in Australia. It has also won a moorings replacement deal in Southeast Asia.DOF Subsea will support Chevron's North-West Shelf and near-shore subsea assets in Australia with DP Vessels…

Solstad Offshore's Vessels Score Extensions with Total and Equinor

Aug 07, 2020

Norwegian offshore supply vessel owner Solstad offshore has secured several contract extensions with oil companies Total and Equinor in Brazil.France's Total has extended the contracts for the platform supply vessel Normand Swift and the AHTS vessel Far Sagaris until December 2020…

VIDEO: Tyra East, West Platforms Removed

Aug 07, 2020

Oil and gas company Noreco has said that the Tyra East and Tyra West integrated processing and accommodation platforms in the Danish North Sea have been safely removed, as part of the Tyra redevelopment project.Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit vessel has earlier this week removed the 14…

Exxon Hires Noble Corp. Drillship on 6-month Term in Guyana

Aug 06, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has won a six-month contract for its Noble Sam Croft drillship with ExxonMobil in Guyana. Noble shared the news as part of its 2Q results presentation in which it posted a loss of $42 million.The drilling company…

Repsol, Vestigo Tap Alam Maritim for Subsea Services

Aug 06, 2020

Malaysian offshore services provider Alam Maritim has this week secured work with the Spanish oil firm Repsol, and Malaysia's marginal fields development company Vestigo.First, Alam Maritim on Tuesday said it had won a five-year deal with Repsol in Malaysia for the provision of subsea inspection…

ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore Upgrades 'Signet Warhorse II' Propulsion

Aug 06, 2020

Mississippi-based ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore has recently won a contract to retrofit new propulsion and maneuvering systems on an ocean towing tug, Signet Warhorse II, for Signet Maritime Corporation.The scope of work included…

Total Extends Charters for Havila PSV Duo

Aug 05, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Havila Shipping has secured contract extensions for two of its platform supply vessels.Havila said that Total DK, a Danish subsidiary of the French oil major Total, had extended the contracts for the Havila Fanø and HavilaHerøy vessels…

Vard Secures ABS AIP for Second SOV Design

Aug 04, 2020

Vard Marine (VARD) is doubling down on the U.S. offshore wind sector, having recently secured ABS Approval in Principle (AIP) for a second Jones Act service operation vessel (SOV) design.The AIP awarded in June 2020 is for a customized version…

OOS Tiradentes Flotel Back to Work for Petrobras

Aug 04, 2020

CIMC Raffles-managed offshore accommodation rig OOS Tiradentes will soon resume work for Petrobras in Brazil, after a hiatus due to COVID-19 pandemic.CIMC Raffles asset operation management center which manages the semi-sub accommodation rig…

Shell's Crux Gas Field Development Proposal Accepted

Aug 04, 2020

Australian offshore oil and gas safety regulator NOPSEMA has accepted Shell's offshore project proposal for the development of the Crux gas field in the Browse Basin, off the north coast of Western Australia.Consisting of a normally unmanned platform and five production wells…

Scorpio Bulkers Plans to Buy Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Aug 03, 2020

Dry bulk shipowner Scorpio Bulkers on Monday announced it has signed a letter of intent to purchase a newbuild wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) as a “first step in a transition towards a sustainable business in renewable energy”.Scorpio…

BP Charters Solstad Offshore Vessel Trio for Ironbark Drilling Support

Aug 03, 2020

BP has chartered Solstad Offshore's three offshore support vessels to support its Ironbark drilling campaign in Australia.Norway's based offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore said Monday that BP had awarded contracts for two anchor handling tug and supply vessels Normand Saracen and Far Senator…

Ex-Subsea 7 Man to Head Harvey Gulf's New Subsea Services Business

Aug 03, 2020

The U.S.-based offshore support vessel operator Harvey Gulf International Marine has appointed Ed Galloway to manage Harvey’s new subsea venture company, Harvey Subsea Services. Galloway was previously Director of Gulf of Mexico Region for Subsea7/i-Tech7 where he ran the company’s IMR business…

Irfaan Ali Sworn In as New President of Oil-Rich Guyana

Aug 03, 2020

Former Guyanese housing minister Irfaan Ali was sworn in as president of the newly oil-producing South American country on Sunday, after he was declared winner of a disputed March 2 election following a recount.Preliminary recount data released in June showed Ali…

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