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Crew Transfer Vessel-maker Strategic Marine Orders 50 Caterpillar Engines Citing Supply Chain Chaos

12 hours ago

Singapore's Strategic Marine has ordered 50 of its C32 ACERT IMO III engines from Caterpillar dealer PT Trakindo Utama Singapore Branch, citing severe disruptions to the supply of what it says is critical shipbuilding equipment due to the pandemic…

DOF Wins $260M in AHTS, ROV Deals with Petrobras in Brazil

May 16, 2022

Oslo-listed offshore vessel operator DOF has, through its Brazilian subsidiaries, won new long-term charter and service contracts with Petrobras for four AHTS vessels and ROVs. The vessels, Skandi Angra, Skandi Paraty, Skandi Urca, and Skandi Fluminense…

CBED to Provide Accommodation Vessel for German North Sea Wind Farm Projects

May 16, 2022

Offshore accommodation company CBED has won a contract for its Wind Innovation vessel on the DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms in the German North Sea.'With the operations and maintenance service contract with DanTysk Sandbank Offshore Wind GmbH & Co…

Viking Supply Ships' Four AHTS Deal In Russia Canceled

May 13, 2022

Swedish offshore vessel operator Viking Supply Ships has informed that a previously announced contract in Russia for four of its anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels has now been canceled.Viking Supply Ships had early on February 8 said it had secured a multi-season contract worth 18…

AMSC to Buy Normand Maximus OSCV for $157M. Agrees Charter with Solstad Offshore

May 12, 2022

American Shipping Company ASA (AMSC) has agreed to acquire the Normand Maximus construction support vessel from Maximus Limited, a company controlled by its secured lenders.In parallel with the transaction, AMSC will enter into a long-term bareboat…

Odfjell Drilling Takes Over Management and Marketing of SFL's West Hercules Drilling Rig from Seadrill

May 12, 2022

Norwegian offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling will take over the management of the SFL-owned West Hercules semi-submersible drilling rig from rival Seadrill.Odfjell Drilling said Thursday it had signed a deal with SFL Corporation to…

Edison Chouest Offshore to Provide SOV for U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Owned by Equinor, BP

May 12, 2022

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, has awarded Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) a long-term service operations vessel charter. The vessel will service the Empire Wind offshore wind farm project located 15-30 miles southeast of Long Island…

Boskalis Raises Full-Year Core Profit Guidance

May 12, 2022

Dutch dredging and marine services firm Boskalis raised its full-year core profit forecast on Thursday, pointing to a well-filled order book and favorable market outlook in the short and medium-term.Boskalis, which also offers services and contracting…

Aker BP Charters Large PSV from Solstad Offshore

May 11, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has chartered Solstad Offshore's large platform supply vessel Normand Arctic.,The platform supplier will be used to support Aker BP's activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.According to the shipowner…

MMA Offshore Vessel Secures Subsea Services Work in Qatar

May 11, 2022

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has secured a contract in Qatar for one of its multi-purpose support vessels.The multi-purpose support vessel MMA Pinnacle will be deployed to Qatar to provide a range of subsea services supporting…

Maersk Supply Service to Recycle Three Laid-up OSVs

May 10, 2022

Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service has decided to recycle three of its older vessels that have been laid up in Fredericia, Denmark.The three vessels, Maersk Helper anchor handler, and Maersk Attender and Maersk Winner subsea support vessels…

Offshore Wind: Agreement Opens Dutch Waters to Danish Vessels

May 09, 2022

A new agreement between Denmark and the Netherlands enhances the competitive situation for Danish ships operating within the offshore sector in the Netherlands.With the agreement, the authorities of the two countries mutually accept that high…

CTV Ordered for Vineyard Wind Project in the US

May 09, 2022

Offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind on Monday announced it has signed a contract to charter a crew transfer vessel (CTV) from Massachusetts-based marine transportation company Patriot Offshore Maritime Services.The 27-meter aluminum CTV will be built at Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding in Somerset…

Digital Twins, AI to Help North Star's SOV Fleet Boost Efficiency, Cut Emissions

May 09, 2022

MO4, a company providing digital twin solutions for offshore wind farm O&M and turbine and installation vessels, has won a 10-year contract with North Star, a company soon to have a fleet of service operations vessels (SOV) of offshore wind…

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