Offshore Support Vessel News


Atlantic Offshore Orders Hybrid Package for OSV Pair

Oct 11, 2019

Technology group Wärtsilä said it will engineer, supply and install complete battery hybrid packages to two offshore supply vessels (OSV) owned by Norwegian-based operator Atlantic Offshore. The 746 kWh battery hybrid systems will be installed…

POSH Acquires Pacific Workboats

Oct 10, 2019

Singapore-listed operator of offshore support vessels PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) has agreed to acquire the 50 per cent stake held by Sembcorp Marine (SMM) in harbour services provider Pacific Workboats Pte Ltd (PWPL) for over US$679…

Maersk Supply Service Wins Brazil Project

Oct 09, 2019

Maersk Supply Service said it will provide an integrated mooring lines life extension solution for Shell’s floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Fluminense, including project management, engineering, interface management and offshore execution off the coast of Rio de Janeiro…

Seacat Kicks Off 3-vessel Charter with Equinor

Oct 08, 2019

Offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator Seacat Services said it has commenced a long-term contract with Equinor, which will see three OESVs support the ongoing operations and maintenance (O&M) of the 88-turbine Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm in the UK North Sea…

Maersk Installer to Support Pemex in Mexico

Oct 07, 2019

Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service has secured a one-and-a-half-year  contract with Blue Marine Group to support Pemex from subsea support vessel Maersk Installer.Joining Maersk Implementer, the vessels will assist the national…

Foss, Østensjø Partner for US Offshore Wind

Oct 03, 2019

Foss Maritime LLC and Østensjø Rederi AS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a partnership to provide domestic service operation vessels (SOV) to owners and operators of offshore wind projects in US waters.Paul Gallagher, Vice President at Foss Maritime said…

Fourth Bourbon Rhode Crew Member Confirmed Dead

Oct 02, 2019

Bourbon confirmed on Wednesday that the body of a fourth crew member has been recovered following the sinking of its vessel Bourbon Rhode last week. Only three of the 14 Bourbon Rhode crew members have been rescued as the search continues for seven mariners still missing…

Three Confirmed Dead in Bourbon Rhode Sinking

Oct 01, 2019

The bodies of two more crew members from sunken offshore tug supply vessel Bourbon Rhode have been recovered by search teams in the Atlantic Ocean, the vessel's owner Bourbon announced on Tuesday. Three crew members are confirmed deceased, three…

Offshore Vessel Sinks: 3 Rescued, 1 Dead, 10 Missing

Sep 30, 2019

French offshore vessels owner Bourbon confirmed that its tug supply vessel Bourbon Rhode sank in middle of the Atlantic Ocean while navigating heavy seas near a category 4 hurricane on Thursday. Three crew members have been rescued, the body of one deceased has been recovered…

What Became of the Toisa OSV Fleet?

Sep 16, 2019

Last month we discussed the Toisa OCV fleet, and this week we shall focus on the offshore supply vessels (OSV). Within the Toisa fleet, OSVs made up circa 73% of the overall fleet size and generated more than $40 million during a two-year sell off…

ASCO Vessel Om Back in Operation

Sep 13, 2019

Azerbaijani shipping company ASCO said that overhaul of the towing and supplying vessel Om, owned by its offshore fleet, has been completed.Repair work was carried out at the Bibi-Heybat Shipyard, said Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company.During the repair…

VOS Stone Supports SGRE at Hohe See

Sep 13, 2019

Vroon walk-to-work (W2W) vessel VOS Stone is providing support to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) at the 497MW Hohe See offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.Located approximately 98km from the German coast, the Wind Farm covers an area of roughly 42 km²…

Tidewater Converting OSV to Hybrid Power

Sep 12, 2019

KONGSBERG has been contracted to deliver hybrid power solution for the Tidewater Marine offshore supply vessel (OSV), Bailey Tide.As a single supplier under the terms of the contract, KONGSBERG said it will deliver and install a K-Pos DP (Dynamic Positioning)…

Icon Offshore Wins Petronas Contract

Sep 12, 2019

Icon Offshore Group Sdn Bhd (IOGSB), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Icon Offshore Bhd, has bagged a contract from Petronas Carigali Sdn Bhd to supply an offshore support vessel (OSV).In a stock exchange filing, the Malaysian offshore service provider…

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