Vessels News

AGS Scores OBN Survey Extension

Mar 19, 2020

Norwegian ocean bottom node seismic surveyor Axxis Geo Solutions (AGS) has won a contract extension for a survey in the Middle East.AGS was in December awarded the original OBN contract that started in January with scheduled completion near the end of the first quarter 2020…

World's Largest Semi-Sub Crane Vessel to Arrive in Port of Rotterdam

Mar 19, 2020

Port of Rotterdam is set to welcome Heerema's Sleipnir, the world's largest semi-submersible crane vessel, which is set to arrive at the port on Saturday, March 21, where it will be made ready for a North Sea decommissioning project.Named after the Norse God Odin's eight-legged stallion…

Axxis Geo Extends Havila PSV Charters

Mar 19, 2020

Ocean bottom node (OBN) survey company Axxis Geo Solutions has extended charters for two Havila platform supply vessels.Norwegian vessel owner Havila Shipping said Thursday that Axxis Geo had extended charters for the PSV vessels Havila Aurora…

Five PSV Charters for Solstad Offshore in UK

Mar 18, 2020

Norway-based offshore support vessel operator Solstad Offshore has secured contracts and extensions for five of its platform supply vessels in the UK Sector of the North Sea.The longest term charters of the five have been awarded to Solstad Offshore by its Equnior's UK subsidiary Equinor UK Limited…

BW Energy Slashes Gabon Spending Plans

Mar 18, 2020

Oil and gas company BW Energy, with assets in Gabon and Brazil, has decided to cut down its planned Gabon investments by 50 percent, citing coronavirus outbreak, oil price uncertainty, and restriction on international travel.'The impact of international…

DEME Installs Second SeaMade Offshore Wind Farm Substation

Mar 18, 2020

Offshore installation company DEME has installed the second offshore substation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium.In a social media post on Wednesday,  Deme said: 'The two substations for the SeaMade offshore wind farm have been successfully…

Jumbo Sends Employees to Work from Home to Cut COVID-19 Risk

Mar 17, 2020

Jumbo, a Dutch heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation company, has said it will close it office locations and send office employees to work from home until further notice, to reduce the risk of coronavirus infection.The marine company…

Yinson, PTSC Sign Long Term FPSO Charter Deal

Mar 17, 2020

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Yinson has signed a longer-term charter deal for the provision of the FPSO PTSC Lam Son to Vietnam's PTSC AP.After several short-term extensions, Yinson's Vietnam JV PTSC AP has signed a charter deal for the FPSO…

Solstad Terminates PSV Charters with SFL

Mar 16, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has terminated bareboat charter deals for two platform supply vessels with vessel-owners SFL.Solstad said Monday the bareboat charters were terminated for the two PSV's Sea Halibut and Sea Pike…

Fair Winds and Following Offshore Work in Asia

Mar 16, 2020

Climate change has been a hot topic over the last few years, with tighter environmental regulations being introduced.Large multinational companies are under increasing pressure to reduce their carbon footprint and transition to cleaner energy solutions…

Prosafe’s Safe Zephyrus Rig Hired for Thistle Alpha Work

Mar 16, 2020

Offshore accommodation specialist Prosafe’s Safe Zephyrus accommodation rig has been contracted in support of the redundant subsea tank removal and safe re-habitation of the Thistle Alpha platform in the UK North Sea.As previously reported,…

Saipem Buys Solstad's Norce Endeavour Vessel

Mar 13, 2020

Italian oilfield services company Saipem has agreed to buy Solstad Offshore's lay barge vessel DLN Norce Endeavour.Saipem had in December 2019, chartered the vessel from Solstad Offshore. The charter included an option for Saipem to acquire the vessel…

Lundin Charters 'Siem Symphony' PSV for Drilling Support in Norway

Mar 13, 2020

Oil and gas company Lundin Norway has chartered the Siem Simphony platform supply vessel from Siem Offshore.The dual-fuelled platform supplier 'Siem Symphony' will support Lundin Norway's 10-well drilling campaign on the NorwegianContinental Shelf…

Murphy Charters Pacific Drilling Drillship for Mexico Wells

Mar 12, 2020

Deepwater drilling rig contractor Pacific Drilling has found more work for its Pacific Sharav drillship.The drilling company on Wednesday revealed that Murphy Oil had hired the drillship for work offshore Mexico. According to the fleet status report…

Helix Energy Solutions Extends Loan Maturity Date

Mar 12, 2020

Offshore services provider Helix Energy Solutions has amended its existing credit agreement dated as of September 26, 2014, with Nordea Bank ABP and the lender parties related its Q5000 well intervention unit. The amendment extends the final…

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