Offshore Vessels News


Charter Extension for Solstad's Platform Supplier

2 hours ago

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has secured a contract extension for one of its platform supply vessels.In a brief statement on Wednesday, Solstad said that the one-year charter extension had been awarded to its 94,2-meter-long PSV Normand Server…

Long-term Contracts with Petrobras for Subsea 7 PLSV Trio

Oct 19, 2021

Subsea 7 has announced a very large award by Petrobras for new long-term day-rate contracts for the pipelay support vessels (PLSV) Seven Waves, Seven Rio and Seven Sun.The offshore installation services firm said Tuesday that the contracts were worth between $500 million and $750 million in total…

Incident Reported During Construction of Seaway 7's Alfa Lift Vessel in China

Oct 18, 2021

Update: The article was updated on Wednesday, October 10, to include a statement by the crane manufacturer Liebherr.Offshore wind installation company Seaway 7 said Monday there had been an incident during the construction of its Alfa Lift offshore wind foundation installation vessel…

Mermaid Subsea Services Buys 50% Stake in Offshore Construction Vessel Millennium 3

Oct 18, 2021

Thai-based offshore services company Mermaid Subsea Services has agreed to buy a 50% ownership share in the Millennium 3 offshore construction vessel from PT David Marine for $16 million.The Millennium 3 is a DP2 construction support vessel…

Shearwater in 'Major' 3D Seismic Project Offshore South Africa

Oct 18, 2021

Offshore seismic services contractor Shearwater GeoServices has secured what it says is “a major” 3D seismic survey contract for acquisition in South Africa.Using the Amazon Warrior seismic vessel, Shearwater will acquire over 6,000 square kilometers of 3D seismic data…

Gladding-Hearn to Build Hybrid-electric CTV for Mayflower Wind

Oct 14, 2021

U.S. offshore wind farm developer Mayflower Wind announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement with Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding/Duclos Corporation of Somerset, Mass. for the specification, design and manufacture of a Jones Act-compliant…

Jan De Nul's 'Les Alizés' to Debut at Ørsted's German North Sea Wind Farms

Oct 13, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed a contract with offshore installation firm Jan De Nul for the transport and installation of 107 monopile foundations and one offshore substation topside at Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm in the German North Sea…

Van Oord Hires Cadeler to Assist with Hollandse Kust Noord Offshore Wind Farm Work

Oct 12, 2021

Dutch marine contractor Van Oord has selected Danish offshore installation specialist Cadeler to assist it with executing the Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind project in the Netherlands.Hollandse Kust Noord will be completed in 2023 and will have 69 x 11MW turbines…

VIDEO: SBM Offshore's LNG2Wire Floater Concept

Oct 12, 2021

SBM Offshore, one of the world's largest suppliers of floating, production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessels for the offshore oil industry, is looking at ways to diversify its offering, with a more dominant role predicted for gas in the future…

Petrobras Takes TechnipFMC's Pipelay Support Vessel on Long-term Charter

Oct 12, 2021

Oilfield services company TechnipFMC has secured a long-term charter and services contract with Petrobras in Brazil for the pipelay support vessel Coral do Atlântico.TechniFMC said the contract was a “substantial” one, meaning it has a value between $250 million and $500 million…

Subsea Vehicles: To Be (resident), or Not to Be?

Oct 11, 2021

That’s the question? Or, more specifically, are there alternative ways of delivering robotics to where they’re needed without having to have seabed docking stations? Elaine Maslin takes a look.  The idea for some kind of resident subsea vehicle has been around for some time…

DOF, OFG Team Up to Offer AUV Services to Offshore Industry

Oct 11, 2021

Offshore vessel owner DOF Subsea has entered a partnership deal with offshore survey firm Ocean Floor Geophysics Inc. (OFG) to offer Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) services to the international offshore industry.'The partnership will effectively…

World's First: Wärtsila, Eidesvik to Equip OSV with Ammonia-fueled Combustion Engine

Oct 08, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik and Finland-based marine equipment manufacturer Wartsila are going to convert an offshore supply vessel (OSV) to operate with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine with the required fuel supply and safety system…

Tidewater Plans Bond Offering to Refinance Debt

Oct 08, 2021

U.S. based offshore support vessel owner Tidewater plans to start an offering of USD denominated 5-year senior secured bonds, subject to market and other conditions. 'The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the bond issue towards refinancing…

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Charter Extension for Solstad's Platform Supplier

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