Offshore Support Vessel News


Inmarsat Provides Connectivity Solutions for Vallianz Holdings' OSV Fleet

Nov 17, 2022

Singapore-based offshore support vessel owner Vallianz Holdings is working to speed up the digitalization of its fleet of offshore support vessels (OSV) with a comprehensive package of connectivity services from Inmarsat.According to Inmarsat…

Havila Lines Up Contracts for Two PSVs

Oct 12, 2022

Norway-based Havila Shipping ASA said it has entered into contracts with Peterson Den Helder BV for two of its platform supply vessels (PSV), Havila Borg and Havila Herøy.Havila Borg has been chartered for a fixed period of six months, plus one optional period of 12 months…

Solstad CSV Normand Mermaid Extended

Sep 08, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore announced it has entered into a new contract for the construction support vessels (CSV) Normand Mermaid.The new contract is in direct continuation of an existing one with Solstad Offshore's present client…

Harvey Gulf Converts Fifth Vessel for 'Tri-Fuel' Operations

Jun 02, 2022

U.S.-based offshore vessel owner Harvey Gulf announced on Thursday it has converted its fifth offshore supply vessel for tri-fueled operations.Harvey Gulf's feet of carbon-neutral tri-fuel vessels operates on battery power backed by renewable liquefied natural gas (LNG) and diesel…

ConocoPhillips Extends Solstad PSV Trio

Mar 31, 2022

Three Solstad Offshore platform supply vessels (PSV) have secured new contracts with energy company ConocoPhillips Skandinavia, the Norwegian offshore vessels owner announced on Thursday.Normand Server, Normand Supporter and Normand Fortune…

Equinor Hires Eidesvik PSV Viking Prince

Mar 30, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Eidesvik Offshore said Wednesday it has been awarded a contract for its 2012-built platform supply vessel (PSV) Viking Prince.The deal with Norwegian energy company Equinor is for a firm six-month period, plus options for further extensions…

Tidewater Inks Fleet Management Software Deal with Tero Marine

Mar 15, 2022

Offshore service vessels owner Tidewater has signed a partnership agreement with Tero Marine to provide consultancy services and the fleetwide implementation of Tero Marine’s TM Master fleet management software suite.The move is part of Tidewater's…

Catastrophic Engine Damage Led to OSV Fire -NTSB

Dec 15, 2021

Catastrophic engine damage led to the fire aboard the U.S. -flagged offshore supply vessel Ocean Intervention near Honolulu, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said.No pollution or injuries to the 16 crewmembers were reported in connection with the mechanical failure…

Asia's First Newbuild SOV Launched in Vietnam

Nov 17, 2021

Asia's first newbuild service operation vessel (SOV) has been launched in Vietnam.The hybrid-electric TSS Pioneer is being built by Vard Vung Tau for owner Ta San Shang Marine Co., Ltd, a joint venture between Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. (MOL) and Ta Tong Marine Co…

Island Offshore PSV Running on Biofuel

Nov 01, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessels owner Island Offshore said one of its ships is the first offshore vessel on the Norwegian shelf running on biofuel.This pilot program, run by Lundin Energy Norway on board Island Offshore's platform supply vessel (PSV) Island Crusader…

Hybrid Battery Package Installed on Siem PSV

Sep 13, 2021

Siem Offshore said one of its dual fuel platform supply vessels (PSV) has been upgraded with a hybrid battery package, in line with the company’s goals to reduce its environmental footprint.The installation aboard the 2014-built VS 4411 DF Siem…

OFCO Buys Seven Offshore Support Vessels

Aug 19, 2021

Offshore Support and Logistics Services Company (OFCO – Offshore International), the integrated maritime logistics service provider that is jointly owned by Allianz Marine & Logistics Services (AMLS) and SAFEEN, Abu Dhabi Ports’ marine services arm…

Petrobras Charters Solstad CSV in Brazil

Aug 06, 2021

Norwegian offshore service and supply ship shipping company Solstad Offshore announce it has secured a new contract for one of its construction support vessels (CSV) with Petrobras offshore Brazil. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed…

ESVAGT Lands Contracts with TotalEnergies in Denmark

Aug 05, 2021

ESVAGT announced on Thursday it has closed several contracts with TotalEnergies as part of the marine spread for the Danish part of the North Sea.The agreements involve the overall safety emergency response plus transport and transfer of goods…

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