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Bigger, Bolder, Heavier

Jun 17, 2019

Europe’s offshore wind market is growing faster than anyone expected – not least in terms of the components being installed. Could this mean a challenge for the existing installation fleet?While offshore wind is seen by many as a maturing market in Europe…

Subsea 7's Seven Vega Launched

May 28, 2019

Shipbuilder Royal IHC has launched the fully integrated reel-lay vessel Seven Vega for subsea engineering, construction and services company Subsea 7.The ceremony took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, and was performed by Monica Th…

Acta Marine Names Third Walk to Work CSV

May 24, 2019

Acta Marine has held a naming ceremony for its latest walk-to-work construction support vessel Acta Centaurus in Den Helder, the Netherlands.Mrs. Marianne van Oord named the vessel Acta Centaurus. Centaurus being one of the stellar constellations in the northern hemisphere…

Some OSV Owners Feeling the Pain

May 23, 2019

While the offshore market is starting to show some positive signs, some vessel owners and operators in the sector continue to suffer.Utilization and rates for offshore supply vessels (OSV) have improved in 2019, particularly in the North Sea…

Heerema Unveils World's Largest Offshore Crane Vessel

May 23, 2019

Dutch firm Heerema Marine Contractors and Singapore's Sembcorp Marine, on Thursday, showed off the world's largest crane vessel that can be used for the setup and decommissioning of offshore oil and gas facilities.The semi-submersible vessel…

Fugro Cancels, McDermott Extends CSV Charter

May 23, 2019

The provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions for large constructions, infrastructure and natural resource, Fugro has cancelled a charter with Oceanteam for construction support vessel (CSV) Southern Ocean off Australia as the…

DOF Scores Brazil Contracts

May 22, 2019

The DOF Group announced on Wednesday it has been awarded several contracts for its fleet in Brazil commencing during the next months.Norskan Offshore has been awarded a contract from Total in Brazil for the anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) Skandi Rio…

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…

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