Offshore Vessels News


Norside to Convert Platform Supplier into Offshore Wind W2W Vessel

Jan 21, 2022

Norwegian shipowning company Norside has taken ownership of Blue Ship Invest’s platform supply vessel ‘Farland’ and will convert it into a walk-to-work vessel for the offshore wind industry.'The PX121 design by Ulstein has once more proven to be a preferred design for conversions into new segments…

Bumi Armada to Sell Three Ice-class Vessels to Lukoil for $44.5M

Jan 20, 2022

Malaysian FPSO specialist and offshore support vessel owner Bumi Armada has decided to sell its icebreaking vessels operating in the Caspian Sea for Lukoil, in line with its plan to exit the offshore marine service business.Bumi Armada said…

BOA Offshore Tallies 150-day North Sea Charter for BOA Sub C Vessel

Jan 20, 2022

Oslo-listed BOA Offshore has won a new contract in the North Sea for its subsea construction vessel BOA Sub C. BOA Offshore did not say who the client was exactly, apart from saying that it was with a large international contractor for construction and decommissioning projects…

Nortrans' Offshore Vessel Nets 5-Year Charter Deal with Chevron in Israel

Jan 20, 2022

Offshore vessel operator Nortrans has scored a 5-year contract extension with Chevron in Israel for its Nor Naomi offshore vessel.Chevron Med. Ltd, is using the Nor Naomi DP2 IMR/ROV subsea vessel to support the Tamar and Leviathan gas field operations in Israel…

Fugro Orders First-of-Its-Kind XL Class USV for North Sea Operations

Jan 20, 2022

Dutch geodata firm Fugro has ordered an uncrewed surface vessel of SEA-KIT XL Class for future North Sea operations. According to USV maker SEA-KIT, the 18-meter USV, to be named Blue Eclipse, will be the first of its kind, and will be constructed…

Hornblower Acquires Two Offshore Vessels

Jan 19, 2022

Hornblower Group announced on Wednesday it has acquired two offshore vessels: the Seaward Explorer and Seaward Endeavor, previously the California Responder and Pacific Responder, respectively. Seaward Services, Inc. (SSI), part of the Hornblower Group of maritime businesses…

NYK, Knutsen Form Liquefied CO2 Transportation and Storage JV

Jan 18, 2022

Japan's NYK and Norway's Knutsen Group have formed a joint venture company for the commercial development of a liquefied CO2 marine transportation and storage business using the Knutsen developed technology PCO2 which allows transport of liquified CO2 at ambient temperatures…

Strategic Marine Delivers Crew Boat to Centus Marine

Jan 17, 2022

Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd recently handed over Centus Ten to Malaysian Offshore operator Centus Marine Sdn Bhd, marking the third fast crew boat handed over by Strategic Marine to Centus in the last 12 months and the 10th vessel overall.Commenting on the vessel handover…

Offshore Wind: First Steel Cut for IWS Fleet's Construction Service Operation Vessel

Jan 17, 2022

Norway-based offshore shipowner IWS Fleet said Monday that the first steel had been cut in China for its Construction Service Operation Vessel (CSOV).The steel cutting ceremony was held at the China Merchants Heavy Industry facility in Jiangsu…

DSME Orders Huisman Crane for Eneti's Second WTIV

Jan 17, 2022

Dutch crane builder Huisman has signed a contract with South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) for the delivery of another 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC). The deal follows a previous order, in July last year…

Kongsberg Propulsion for Norwind Offshore's New Vessels

Jan 17, 2022

Norwind Offshore, a new offshore wind-focused ship-owning company recently established in Norway by Farstad, Volstad, and Kleven, will install Kongsberg equipment to its two new Commissioning Service Operations Vessels (CSOVs), to be built by VARD…

Bumi Armada Winds Up Dormant Subsidiaries

Jan 14, 2022

Bumi Armada, a Malaysian offshore service firm and FPSO provider, has decided to wind up its two dormant subsidiaries.The company said that its subsidiaries Offshore Marine Ventures Sdn Bhd and Bumi Armada Ship Management Sdn Bhd, had approved…

DOF Subsea Secures Work for Skandi Acergy, Skandi Constructor Vessels

Jan 14, 2022

Norway-based offshore vessel owner DOF Subsea has secured a contract extension for the Skandi Acergy construction support vessel. It has also won a new contract in Trinidad and Tobago for the Skandi Constructor vessel.For the Skandi Acergy,…

Bourbon Partners with MariApps to Transform Fleet Management Process

Jan 13, 2022

MariApps Marine Solutions said Thursday it would provide its flagship product smartPAL to BOURBON Marine &  Logistics to support the company in its digitalization efforts.The French offshore vessel owner Bourbon offers support services to the offshore industry…

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