Vessels News


Eidesvik to Manage Two OSVs for Aker BP

Jul 01, 2020

Oslo-listed offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore has won a contract with Aker BP to manage two supply vessels in operation on the Norwegian continental shelf (“NCS”).'NS Orla and NS Frayja are the vessels that will be operated by Eidesvik…

Shearwater GeoServices to Shoot Seismic for CGG in Brazil

Jul 01, 2020

Norwegian seismic survey company Shearwater GeoServices has received an award by the French seismic data company CGG for the Brazil Nebula survey extension.'We are pleased to see this award by CGG and look forward to continuing the work by Shearwater crews in Brazil…

Rever Completes IRM Campaign for Total

Jun 29, 2020

UK-based offshore services firm Rever Offshore has said it has recently completed a two-phase contract with Total E&P UK.Beginning in late March, Rever Offshore undertook an onshore project management and engineering campaign, accompanied by…

Shell, Peterson Extend Lowestoft Base Contract

Jun 29, 2020

Offshore energy industry logistics provider Peterson has agreed on a contract extension with Shell for quayside, warehousing, and transport services from Peterson’s Lowestoft base in the UK.Peterson has supported Shell from the east coast of…

Ampelmann Nabs Five Gangway Orders in Offshore Wind Space

Jun 29, 2020

Offshore gangway specialist Ampelmann has won several new contracts in the offshore wind space.The company said Monday it had recently won five new deals to provide gangway systems to Norwegian offshore vessel owners BOA, Volstad, Olympic Shipping…

SeaBird Wins Short Term Work for 'Eagle Explorer'. Sells 'Harrier Explorer' for Scrap

Jun 29, 2020

Oslo-listed seismic data acquisition company Seabird Exploration has won a short-term contract for its Eagle Explorer vessel, and has also revealed a plan to sell its Harrier Explorer vessel for recycling.As for the contract, SeaBird said that…

Transborders Energy, SBM Offshore in FLNG Pact

Jun 29, 2020

Australia's Transborders Energy, a company working to develop an FLNG solution for marginal field development, has signed a partnership agreement with the floating production solutions giant SBM Offshore.Perth-based Transborders said Sunday…

Kongsberg Maritime Launches Remote DPO Training

Jun 26, 2020

As the maritime world continues to turn to digital technologies to help maintain business operations amid the coronavirus pandemic, Kongsberg Maritime is planning to digital platforms to ramp up remote delivery of targeted training.The Norwegian…

Site Survey to Start for Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Jun 25, 2020

The Haven Seariser 2 jack-up vessel will soon be at work at nearshore area between Redcar and Marske-by-the-Sea in the UK to carry out a six-month offshore site investigation by service provider Fugro for Innogy's Sofia offshore wind farm.'The…

CSBC-DEME JV Makes FID for First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel

Jun 25, 2020

CDWE, a joint venture company between Taiwanese company CSBC and Belgian offshore contractor DEME has taken the Final Investment Decision (FID) for the construction of ‘Green Jade’, which is the first DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel to be built in Taiwan…

Kooiman Marine Completes Vessel Conversion for Van Stee Offshore

Jun 24, 2020

Dutch shipbuilding group Kooiman Marine has completed the conversion of Van Stee Offshore's new Multi-Purpose DP-2 Support Vessel Zwerver I.Kooiman Marine said Wednesday that the final work on the vessel has been completed and the “Zwerver I” is ready to be deployed…

Vyacheslav Tikhonov Seismic Vessel Stays with Sovcomflot

Jun 24, 2020

Russian shipping company Sovcomflot will not redeliver the Vyacheslav Tikhonov seismic vessel to Polarcus early, as previously planned.The vessel is owned by the seismic acquisition specialist Polarcus, but has since 2011 been with Sovcomflot…

Jan De Nul Completes Installation of Trianel Windpark Borkum II Wind Turbines

Jun 23, 2020

Jan De Nul Group last week completed the offshore Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) project in the German North Sea.'All 32 Wind Turbine Generators (WTG) have been installed and mechanically completed,' Jan de Nul said last Friday.Jan De Nul…

DSME Delivers Excelerate's 10th FSRU

Jun 23, 2020

South Korean shipbuilding firm Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has earlier this month delivered a floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) to Excelerate Energy.The FSRU, named the Excelerate Sequoia, is Excelerate Energy's tenth FSRU vessel…

Fugro Says Completes Middle East's First Uncrewed Geophysical Route Survey

Jun 23, 2020

Dutch offshore survey company Fugro has said it has completed the Middle East’s first fully autonomous geophysical shallow-water route survey. Controlled from the remote operations center in Abu Dhabi, an uncrewed surface vessel (USV) captured…

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