Vessels News


Van Oord Wins Cable Install Work

Sep 18, 2019

Van Oord said it has been awarded the contract by Ørsted for the cable installation works at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms located between 35 and 60 kilometers off the west coast of Changhua County, Taiwan.Van Oord is responsible for the transportation…

What Became of the Toisa OSV Fleet?

Sep 16, 2019

Last month we discussed the Toisa OCV fleet, and this week we shall focus on the offshore supply vessels (OSV). Within the Toisa fleet, OSVs made up circa 73% of the overall fleet size and generated more than $40 million during a two-year sell off…

ASCO Vessel Om Back in Operation

Sep 13, 2019

Azerbaijani shipping company ASCO said that overhaul of the towing and supplying vessel Om, owned by its offshore fleet, has been completed.Repair work was carried out at the Bibi-Heybat Shipyard, said Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company.During the repair…

Tidewater Converting OSV to Hybrid Power

Sep 12, 2019

KONGSBERG has been contracted to deliver hybrid power solution for the Tidewater Marine offshore supply vessel (OSV), Bailey Tide.As a single supplier under the terms of the contract, KONGSBERG said it will deliver and install a K-Pos DP (Dynamic Positioning)…

Kneen Takes over as Tidewater CEO

Sep 04, 2019

Offshore vessels owner Tidewater announced on Wednesday that its board has appointed Quintin V. Kneen as President, Chief Executive Officer, and director, replacing retiring President, Chief Executive Officer and director John T. Rynd, effective immediately…

NOV to Supply Japanese Mega Jack-up

Sep 04, 2019

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) said that it was awarded a contract to design and build equipment for one of the world's largest offshore wind turbine installation vessels. Financial details were not disclosed.According to a press release, NOV…

Pemex Charters 2 CIMC Jack-ups

Sep 03, 2019

Mexican state-owned giant Pemex has chartered two jack-up rigs built and currently owned by Chinese yard CIMC Raffles.The two 400ft Jack-Up Drilling Rigs held a naming and departure ceremony at Longkou. The two rigs will soon sail to the gulf…

CNNS Pool: Collaboration Unlocks Efficiencies

Aug 30, 2019

Collaboration within the offshore energy industry has never been more important and mutually beneficial. Vessel sharing in the North Sea and beyond ensures efficiencies for companies that cannot be achieved when operating in isolation. One example…

OKEA Sharing PSV with Neptune

Aug 29, 2019

OKEA announced it has won a tender from fellow oil producer Neptune Energy for supply to drilling operations on the Fenja field (formerly Pil & Bue) at Haltenbanken, offshore Norway.The 89-meter platform supply vessel (PSV) Siem Pride will supply…

PG to Deliver Cargo Systems for MPSV Newbuilds

Aug 28, 2019

Norwegian-based PG Flow Solutions said on Wednesday it has secured orders to supply large liquid-cargo systems and associated equipment for two multipurpose support vessels (MPSV) being constructed in China for an undisclosed shipowner.Under the contract with Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding…

Green Marine Wins Dudgeon Wind Farm Work

Aug 26, 2019

Green Marine said it has won a three-year contract to deliver operations and maintenance work for Equinor’s Dudgeon offshore wind farm after a competitive tendering process.The Orkney-based company said it will supply its Damen-built 2610 Twin Axe vessel…

Safe Commuting Offshore

Aug 25, 2019

The inherent risk associated with working in an offshore environment for oil, gas and wind energy production means transfer methods must fully consider and overcome challenges such as wind speed, sea state, visibility, temperature and vessel…

Chinese Survey Ship Nears Vietnam Coast

Aug 25, 2019

A Chinese survey vessel on Saturday extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam's coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United States and Australia expressed concern about China's actions in the disputed waterways.The Haiyang…

UDS Lines Up Work for Ultra Deep Matisse

Aug 22, 2019

Singapore-based Ultra Deep Solutions (UDS) said it has signed the newbuild dive support vessel Ultra Deep Matisse to a long term contract for a major EPC player. The contract is said to be worth between $50 million to $250 million.The 143-meter…

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