Vessels News


DOF Nabs Three North Sea Contracts

Mar 11, 2020

Offshore vessel owner DOF has won contracts and extensions for three of its offshore support vessels.First, DOF said Monday it had won an extension for the Skandi Barra platform supply vessel by the undisclosed client for approximately four months…

Long-Term Charters for Island Offshore PSV Sextet

Mar 11, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Island Offshore has secured long-term contracts and extensions for six of its platform supply vessels.First, the company said Wednesday it had won long term contracts with oil company Lundin Petroleum for the…

Valaris Drops BOP-Stack to Seafloor Offshore Angola

Mar 11, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris has informed that one of its drillships has been involved in an incident that included the accidental dropping of a Blowout Preventer Stack to the seafloor of Angola. The incident might cost the company the drilling contract…

Eidesvik Bags Supply Vessel Work with Aker BP

Mar 11, 2020

Norwegian oil firm Aker BP has chartered a platform supply vessel from compatriot offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore.Eidesvik Offshore said Wednesday that Aker BP had awarded it a contract for the 92,2-meters long Viking Lady offshore vessel under the framework agreement between the parties…

Global Offshore Nets Kincardine Floating Wind Farm Work

Mar 10, 2020

Offshore cable installation specialist Global Offshore has received a contract for cable installation and burial at the Kincardine Floating Offshore Wind Farm for Spanish developer and construction company Grupo Cobra.Global offshore will use the cable installation vessel the Normand Clipper…

Ocean Installer Wins Subsea Cable Installation Job in China

Mar 10, 2020

Norway's offshore installation company Ocean Installer has won a deal to deliver and install a subsea power cable in China, as part of CNOOC Liuhua 16-2 oil field development in the South China Sea.In what is the company's second contract in China…

ABB Power & Control for Japan's Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Mar 10, 2020

ABB will equip Japan-built self-elevating wind turbine installation vessel with its power and control technologies.The company said Tuesday that the 28,000-GT jack-up unit on order from builder Japan Marine United Corp, and due for delivery to Shimizu Corp…

iXblue, ThayerMahan in Unmanned Surface Vessel Pact

Mar 10, 2020

ThayerMahan, a company specializing in autonomous maritime security solutions has partnered up with iXblue, a company specializing in navigation, acoustic positioning, and underwater imaging.The two companies are teaming up to provide unmanned…

Solstad Lines Up Contract for Far Stream

Mar 09, 2020

Norwegian ship owner Solstad Offshore said it has secured work for its 2006-built anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) Far Stream supporting a six-well drilling program for a major Malaysian operator.The 285-day contract is due to commence…

Diverse Marine Wins CTV Gig from Turner Iceni

Mar 08, 2020

Refit and repair provider Diverse Marine Ltd has signed a modification and upcycling contract with an offshore wind crew transfer vessel (CTV) service provider Turner Iceni Ltd. for the modification and upcycling of ‘Iceni Courage’ following a competitive tender process…

Sentinel Marine Nabs $46,5M in ERRV Charters

Mar 05, 2020

UK-based emergency response and rescue vessel company Sentinel Marine has said it has won contracts worth £36 million (around $46,5 million) for its ERRV fleet in the North Sea.The company, which owns a fleet of 12 ERRV vessels said Friday the…

Fugro Keeps Normand Flower CSV Busy

Mar 05, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel provider Solstad Offshore has won a contract extension with Fugro for its construction support vessel Normand Flower.The contract will keep the Normand Flower busy at least until April 2021. Fugro will have options to extend the charter by further six months…

Diving Support Vessel Used for Drilling in a 'World First'

Mar 05, 2020

Large Diameter Drilling (LDD) and Barge Master have completed what the companies claim to be 'a world first' - drilling from a diving support and construction vessel (DSCV) in water deeper than 270 meters.The two companies deployed LDD’s reverse…

Premier Oil Targets Carbon Neutral Operations by 2030

Mar 05, 2020

British North Sea-focused oil and gas producer Premier Oil has committed to carbon-neutral operations at its fields by 2030, reporting a record free cash flow of $327 million last year, up around 30% and boosted by its flagship Catcher field…

Prysmian to Deliver Cables for French Offshore Wind Farm

Mar 05, 2020

Italian marine cable installation specialist Prysmian has won a contract worth over €150 million (around $167 million) to deliver cable systems for an offshore wind farm in France.Prysmian said Thursday the contract was awarded by Réseau de…

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