Offshore Vessels News


EMGS in Namibia Survey LoI

5 hours ago

Norwegian offshore survey company Electromagnetic Geoservices has signed a letter of intent with a minimum value of $3.6 million from an undisclosed client for a survey offshore Namibia.Under the terms of the pending data licensing agreement…

DEME: Orion's New Crane Can Lift Nine Airbus Planes

7 hours ago

Offshore installation specialist DEME Offshore has shared that its flagship offshore vessel Orion has been fitted with a huge crane boom.The crane boom, delivered by Liebherr, measures more than 145 meters and has a lifting capacity of 5,000 tonnes at more than 35 m outreach…

BP Extends Vroon ERRVs Contract

Feb 27, 2020

Maritime offshore-services supplier Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) Ltd has secured a three-year contract extension with BP, worth around £30million.VOS, one of the largest providers of emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRV) in the North Sea…

Furgo Backs Australia’s Hydrographic Program

Feb 26, 2020

The Australian Government has selected Fugro to join the HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP) to increase Australia’s hydrographic industry capability.The panel of industry partners was chosen as part of a long-term strategy to ensure safe shipping routes…

Global Marine Taps IHC for Normand Clipper Cable Lay Spread

Feb 26, 2020

Dutch offshore equipment and vessel builder Royal IHC has secured a contract with Global Marine Group to design and delivery of an integrated power cable lay spread.The equipment will be installed on its newly chartered vessel, Normand Clipper…

Keppel Breaks FPSO Conversion Record

Feb 26, 2020

Singapore's offshore facilities builder Keppel has said it has delivered 'the world’s fastest brownfield Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) modification and upgrading project.'Named FPSO Abigail-Joseph, the vessel was delivered to Malaysia's Yinson Holdings…

Global Offshore Charters Normand Clipper

Feb 25, 2020

Global Offshore, a provider of cable installation, repair and trenching services to the offshore renewables, utilities and oil and gas markets and part of the Global Marine Group, is adding offshore installation and construction vessel Normand Clipper to its fleet…

Fugro Wraps Hollandse Kust Zuid Wind Farm UXO Survey

Feb 25, 2020

Dutch geotechnical survey company Fugro has completed unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation project for TenneT, on a cable route survey as part of the construction of the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm.Over the course of the 13-month project…

Wärtsilä Thrusters for Bokalift 2 Crane Vessel

Feb 24, 2020

Wärtsilä, a Finland-based marine equipment manufacturer, has secured order to deliver thrusters for Boskalis' crane vessel Bokalift 2.The Finnish company said its comprehensive thruster solution would enable Boskalis to convert an existing hull to create the crane vessel Bokalift 2…

Harvey Gulf Eyes International Markets

Feb 21, 2020

Offshore marine transportation firm Harvey Gulf International Marine says it has been able to achieve success in the turbulent offshore market by constantly reinvented itself to fit the industry demands.Never afraid to shake things up, Harvey…

SeaBird in Asia Pacific OBN Survey

Feb 20, 2020

Norwegian marine seismic company SeaBird Exploration has received a letter of award for an OBN source contract.The contract, with an undisclosed client, is expected to start in April 2020, SeaBird said Thursday.The survey will be carried out…

DNV GL, MSC Team-Up to Speed Up Offshore Engineering Projects

Feb 20, 2020

Global classification society and digital solutions provider DNV GL has teamed up with MSC, a provider of Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) simulation software and services, to improve the productivity of engineers working on maritime and offshore engineering projects…

Fugro in Record Cable Route Survey at Sofia Wind Farm Site

Feb 20, 2020

Dutch geotechnical services firm Fugro has said that its Fugro Pioneer vessel has left the Port of Sunderland in the UK earlier this month to begin a 6-month offshore site investigation and survey campaign for innogy's Sofia offshore wind farm…

EMGS Looking at Options After Pemex Says No More Work to Be Awarded

Feb 20, 2020

Norwegian marine survey company EMGS is looking at options after Mexico's Pemex said it wouldn't award any more work 'in the medium future' under a contract announced in 2019. EMGS expects the decision will have a 'material detrimental effect' on its business…

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