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Four Rever Vessels Secure North Sea Jobs

May 14, 2019

Rever Offshore, formerly known as Bibby Offshore, announced the deployment of all four of the company’s vessels since the start of April, 2019 in the North Sea.The subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry said the Rever fleet, which…

CSV Southern Ocean Wins Fugro Offshore Gig

Apr 24, 2019

Construction support vessel (CSV) Southern Ocean, which is jointly owned by Bourbon and Oceanteam, has been hired to support Fugro off the coast of Australia.'Bourbon - Oceanteam’s CSV Southern Ocean has entered into a contract with Fugro and…

Electronic Bus Link Installed on North Sea Giant

Apr 15, 2019

An Electronic Bus Link (EBL) has been commissioned on North Sea Shipping's subsea construction vessel North Sea Giant, said manufacturer from Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch.The technology, a key element in a retrofitted Wärtsilä hybrid solution…

Jan De Nul Orders Jack-up Installation Vessel

Apr 05, 2019

Luxembourg based Jan De Nul Group (JDN) announced Friday it has ordered its third offshore jack-up installation vessel, due for delivery from Chinese shipyard COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in 2022.The new vessel, Voltaire, is designed to transport…

Brazil OSV Update

Mar 21, 2019

The offshore support vessel (OSV) fleet in Brazilian waters closed January with 367 vessels, of which 328 were Brazilian flagged and 39 were foreign flagged. The quantity remained nearly stable in relation to December 2018, when 363 vessels…

Pioneering Spirit to Install Johan Sverdrup Living Quarters

Mar 15, 2019

The fourth and final platform for the first phase of the giant Johan Sverdrup project offshore Norway is ready for sail-away from Kværner’s yard on Stord, to be transported about 140 kilometers west of Stavanger and installed in a single lift by specialist mega vessel Pioneering Spirit…

ESS Saves Fuel for North Sea Construction Ship

Mar 14, 2019

One of the world’s largest and most advanced subsea construction vessels has been equipped with three energy storage systems (ESS), featuring for the first time ever energy and load sharing capability.Finland based technology group Wärtsilä…

Siem Offshore Wins Job for Subsea Construction Vessel

Mar 11, 2019

Norwegian subsea shipping company Siem Offshore has been awarded a long-term contract for its Siem Spearfish vessel.The vessel owner said it had agreed on a three-year frame agreement with an undisclosed subsea contractor for the offshore subsea construction vessel Siem Spearfish…

Pioneering Spirit Shifts to the North Sea

Mar 06, 2019

The world's largest heavy lift and pipelay vessel, Pioneering Spirit, will take a temporary pause from Nord Stream 2 pipelaying activities in the Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone to perform planned platform lift work in the North Sea.The Allseas-owned vessel…

Solstad Offshore Fixes CSV with Subsea 7

Feb 27, 2019

Norwegian offshore service and supply ship shipping company Solstad Offshore has won a four-year contract extension with the seabed-to-surface engineering company Subsea 7 for the construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Subsea.The duration of the contract is now firm until 31…

Skandi Olinda Begins Petrobras Job

Feb 20, 2019

The newly delivered Skandi Olinda flexible lay and construction vessel owned by a 50/50 joint venture of TechnipFMC and DOF Subsea has commenced an eight-year charter contract with Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras).'Skandi Olinda has state-of-the-art pipelay and marine technology…

Subsea 7 Acquires Sealion Vessel

Jan 16, 2019

Offshore contractor Subsea 7 announced Wednesday it has finalized the acquisition of a 2009-built multipurpose offshore construction and dive support vessel.The vessel Toisa Pegasus, formerly owned by Sealion Shipping, is to be renamed Seven…

Solstad Offshore Wins Contracts for CSVs

Jan 10, 2019

Norwegian offshore service and supply ship shipping company Solstad Offshore has secured work for two of its offshore construction vessels.First, the company signed a contract with DeepOcean AS for the CSV Normand Jarstein. The contract will commence in March for the 2019 season…

Brazil Offshore Vessels: Year in Review

Dec 26, 2018

As the year comes to a close it is interesting to examine some of the latest developments in the offshore and maritime markets in Brazil. Data from National Union of Marine and Offshore Construction and Repair Industry (SINAVAL) shows a number…

Solstad Scores Long-term Charter with Total

Dec 14, 2018

Norwegian vessel owner Solstad Offshore ASA, together with its local partner Petro Services, has entered into a contract with Total Exploration & Production Congo for the construction support vessel (CSV) Far Sleipner.The contract has a duration of two years firm plus four six-month options…

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