Offshore Support Vessel News


Two Harvey Gulf Vessels Equipped with BWMS

Mar 24, 2020

Two platform supply vessels operated by US-based Harvey Gulf International are due to be equipped with Evac Evolution ballast water management systems (BWMS).The Harvey Spirit and Harvey Supplier (85.4 meters overall) will each be fitted with…

Five PSV Charters for Solstad Offshore in UK

Mar 18, 2020

Norway-based offshore support vessel operator Solstad Offshore has secured contracts and extensions for five of its platform supply vessels in the UK Sector of the North Sea.The longest term charters of the five have been awarded to Solstad Offshore by its Equnior's UK subsidiary Equinor UK Limited…

Island Diligence Bags Offshore Wind Contracts

Mar 12, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Island Offshore has secured two walk-to-work contracts in the offshore wind sector for the offshore service vessel Island Diligence.The first of these is a performing walk-to-work operations for Trianel’s 200MW Borkum West 2…

Solstad Lines Up Contract for Far Stream

Mar 09, 2020

Norwegian ship owner Solstad Offshore said it has secured work for its 2006-built anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) Far Stream supporting a six-well drilling program for a major Malaysian operator.The 285-day contract is due to commence…

Bernhard Schulte Offshore Names New SOV

Mar 04, 2020

The new service operation vessel (SOV) of Bernhard Schulte, designed and built by Ulstein, will carry the name 'Windea Jules Verne' and work for GE Renewable Energy at the Merkur offshore wind project soon.The vessel received its name after one of the world’s most popular adventure writers…

BP Extends Vroon ERRVs Contract

Feb 27, 2020

Maritime offshore-services supplier Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) Ltd has secured a three-year contract extension with BP, worth around £30million.VOS, one of the largest providers of emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRV) in the North Sea…

Fred. Olsen to Install TWB II Turbines

Feb 25, 2020

Offshore wind farm vessels provider Fred. Olsen Windcarrier announced that its jack-up vessel Blue Tern has been contracted to finish installing the remaining 11 Senvion 6.2M152 turbines on the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II).“We are looking…

DOF Vessel to Work for Dutch Navy

Feb 18, 2020

Article updated to add more info on the scope of workOffshore vessel supplier DOF Subsea has found work for its Geosea vessel outside of the offshore energy sector.The 84.8 meters long vessel has been awarded a contract with N-Sea, with the end client being the Royal Netherlands Navy…

OSVs Finding Life Outside of Oil and Gas

Feb 14, 2020

Offshore vessels were designed and built to support the offshore oil and gas industry. Whether that’s platform supply vessels (PSVs) supplying offshore installations, anchor handlers (AHT/AHTS) moving mobile offshore drilling units (MODUs) and other offshore structures…

BS Offshore SOV Readies for Sea Trials

Feb 11, 2020

A service operations vessel (SOV), owned and operated by Bernhard Schulte Offshore, is undergoing final tests at Ulstein Verft’s shipyard in Norway in preparation for sea trials.'The Yard number 315 newbuild at Ulstein Verft, the Windea TBN for Bernhard Schulte…

Solstad Reups, Expands Deal with Marlink

Jan 29, 2020

Norwegian offshore services and supply vessel company Solstad Offshore has renewed its connectivity contract with Marlink, committing 65 offshore vessels to Sealink, Marlink’s high-throughput Ku-band VSAT service. Solstad’s vessels will be provided…

VOS Sugar Supports Borssele OWP

Jan 28, 2020

Dutch shipping company Vroon said that its subsea-support vessel VOS Sugar has spent the winter months on charter to VLCV B.V. a joint venture between Van Leeuwen and C-Ventus.Since October 2019, VOS Sugar has acted as a floating base for the execution of VLCV’s work scope…

Fairfield Extends Solstad PSV Duo

Jan 08, 2020

UK-based Fairfield Betula Limited has extended two platform supply vessels with Solstad Offshore.The Norwegian offshore vessel owner said Wednesday that the extensions were agreed with Fairfield for the charters of the PSVs Far Symphony and Normand Aurora…

Sentinel Marine Expands Fleet

Jan 07, 2020

Offshore support vessel operator Sentinel Marine has introduced the newest fleet of emergency response and rescue vessels in the North Sea – and help clean up the offshore environment.All eight ships recently built to order by Sentinel Marine…

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