Offshore Engineer Support Vessel News


Siem Offshore Sells MRSV to Marine Platforms

Aug 13, 2019

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore said it has sold the multipurpose support vessel (MPSV) Siem Marlin to Nigerian services company Marine Platforms.Siem Offshore did not disclose the sale price.Siem Marlin, a 2009-built multipurpose…

Hybrid Propulsion for Acta Centaurus

Aug 08, 2019

Acta Centaurus, a new DP2 walk-to-work offshore wind construction support vessel owned by Netherlands-based Acta Marine, will be fitted with hybrid propulsion capability from Wärtsilä, the Finland-based technology group announced on Thursday…

GC Rieber Shipping Nails Nexans Gig

Aug 01, 2019

Norwegian offshore shipping company GC Rieber Shipping (RISH) has agreed with Nexans Skagerrak AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexans Norway AS, to enter into a ship management agreement for the cable laying vessel Nexans Skagerrak.The agreement…

EFMS Install Uptick on Malaysian OSVs

Jul 31, 2019

Marine diesel power specialist Royston reports that it is working with a number of international oil companies (IOCs) operating in Malaysia to equip oilfield supply contract vessels (OSVs) with specialist electronic fuel management systems.In recent months…

Seacat Services Orders Crew Transfer Vessel

Jul 30, 2019

Offshore support vessel operator Seacat Services has taken up its option to build a second multimillion-dollar Chartwell 24 catamaran for the offshore wind sector. Seacat Rainbow, designed by pioneer in next generation vessel design, Chartwell Marine…

Engine Overhaul for MMA Duo

Jul 29, 2019

Two offshore support vessels (OSV) operated by offshore oil and gas marine support specialists MMA Offshore have undergone engine overhaul programs, diesel power specialist Royston Australia said.The work scope saw Royston engineers undertake…

Vår Energi Extends Stril Luna Contract

Jul 09, 2019

Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi and compatriot offshore support vessels provider Simon Møkster Shipping AS have agreed to extend the charter of the Stril Luna platform supply vessel (PSV).A press release from Simon Møkster said that…

GC Rieber Wins Charter for Polar Queen

Jul 09, 2019

Norwegian shipping company GC Rieber Shipping has been awarded a six-month charter for its Construction Support Vessel Polar Queen.The operator of offshore subsea support vessels, marine seismic vessels and polar logistics and research expeditions…

Wärtsilä to Optimize PLSVs of Sapura Brasil

Jul 08, 2019

Subsea services specialist Sapura Brazil has signed a five-year optimized maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä.As per the agreement the the Finnish tech major will support Sapura’s fleet of six pipe-laying support vessels' (PLSV) operational…

Rever Offshore Firms Up North Sea Presence

Jul 05, 2019

The subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry Rever Offshore continued to consolidate its North Sea presence, announcing the successful completion of three standalone contracts for energy major, Total E&P UK.The UK-based company said…

GEO's Twin PSVs Named in Norway

Jul 03, 2019

Norwegian offshore supply vessel provider Golden Energy Offshore (GEO) named two platform supply vessels (PSVs).The company's CEO Per Ivar Fagervoll said that the sister vessels Energy Empress and Energy Duchess were named on 29 June 2019. The…

Offshore Vessels Are Down But Not Out

Jul 02, 2019

It's true that the offshore vessel market is still suffering, but that's not to say there aren't glimmers of positivity.Asset values remain at historic lows throughout much of the offshore sector, but the anchor handler market has been hit hardest…

Equinor Awards Brazil Gig to Prosafe

Jul 01, 2019

Norwegian multinational energy company Equinor said that its subsidiary Equinor Brasil Energia has awarded a contract to the offshore accommodation specialist Prosafe for the Safe Concordia.As per the contract, Safe Concordia, a dynamically…

Oceanteam Bags CSV Gig

Jun 28, 2019

Norway's Oceanteam Shipping said that its construction support vessel (CSV) Southern Ocean will support Fugro for a deepwater remotely operated vehicles (ROV) subsea installation project off the coast of Sabah, Malaysia.The offshore services…

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