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Bourbon Horizon Inks MOU for Zero-emission PSVs Using Amogy's Ammonia Technology

Oct 06, 2023

Norwegian partners are planning to build a series of zero-emissions platform supply vessels (PSV) equipped with Amogy's ammonia-to-power technology.Green Ships AS, a consultancy specialized in the design and construction of environmentally friendly vessels…

Offshore Wind: Support Vessel Bottlenecks Loom in the US

Oct 02, 2023

An offshore wind industry is growing in the U.S. with an aim to meet the Biden Administration’s goal of 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030, and eventually 110 GW by 2050.But as is the case for any new industry that is building up, there are going to be bumps along the way…

Praxis Automation to Equip 59 RVOS Offshore Vessels with DP-2 Systems

Sep 29, 2023

Praxis Automation, a company specializing in ship automation, electrical propulsion, and dynamic positioning systems, will outfit 59 vessels of Saudi-based Rawabi Vallianz Offshore Services's (RVOS) with Praxis DP-2 systems.Under this RVOS fleet-wide contract…

Tidewater Inks Global Support Deal with Caterpillar

Sep 25, 2023

Tidewater Inc., the world's largest fleet operator in the offshore support vessel (OSV) industry, has signed a Global Value Agreement (GVA) with engine manufacturer Caterpillar to ensure comprehensive parts, service, monitoring and maintenance…

Edda Wind Hosts Naming Ceremony for New CSOV Edda Nordri

Sep 12, 2023

Edda Wind held a naming ceremony for its new commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) Edda Nordri.The 88.3-meter-long vessel is the third in a series of three purpose-built CSOVs built by Spain's Gondan Shipbuilders for Norway-based Edda Wind…

Floating Wind: What Opportunities Exist for Installation Companies and Vessel Owners?

Sep 11, 2023

Floating offshore wind is an emerging technology with strong potential to become a major energy source. A fleet of specialized vessels will be required to help grow grid-connected floating wind capacity from 200 megawatts at the end of 2022 to a projected 61 gigawatts by 2035…

Bibby Marine to Build Zero-emission eSOV

Sep 11, 2023

Bibby Marine and its consortium partners are moving forward with plans to build the world’s first zero-emission electric service operation vessel (eSOV) after securing funding for the project from the Zero Emission Vessel Infrastructure (ZEVI) competition…

Ampelmann Inks Second Contract for New Ulstein CSOVs

Aug 21, 2023

Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann announced it has signed a new contract to build two more W-type systems for Ulstein, on behalf of one of Germany’s major shipowners. This is Ampelmann's second contract with Ulstein to provide an integrated gangway system on two new vessels…

Solstad Offshore Wins $100M Vessel Contracts with PRIO and Equinor in Brazil

Aug 11, 2023

Solstad Offshore has been awarded two contracts worth $100 million in total from Brazilian clients.The Norwegian offshore vessel owner said that its construction support vessel, Normand Pioneer, won an extension of its charter contract with…

Norwegian Firm to Supply Helideck for Hornbeck's Offshore Wind Vessel

Aug 07, 2023

Marine Aluminium AS has won a contract to supply the U.S. offshore vessel firm Hornbeck Offshore Services a helideck for its new conversion project. The 21-meter helideck has a landing capacity of up to Sikorsky S-92-sized helicopters.As previously reported by Offshore Engineer…

Norwegian Firm Agrees to Buy Five Vroon Offshore Vessels for $94M

Aug 04, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Golden Energy Offshore Services (GEOS) has entered into a binding Memorandum of Agreement for the acquisition of four platform supply vessels and one subsea support vessel from subsidiaries of Vroon Holding B…

North Sea Oil Firm Awards Multi-Year Deals to Simon Møkster Shipping's PSVs

Jul 31, 2023

Norway-based offshore vessel owner Simon Møkster Shipping said Monday it had secured long term contracts for two of its platform supply vessels.The company said it had been awarded new multi-year contracts by a North Sea Operator in the UK for the PSVs Stril Odin and Strilmøy…

Siem Offshore's AHTS Vessels Win Work in Australia

Jul 26, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Siem Offshore has secured a medium-term contract for two AHTS vessels.Siem Offshore said Tuesday that the contracts were for its 2010-built Siem Aquamarine and 2011-built Siem Amethyst AHTS vessels.The company did not say who the client was exactly…

OceanPact Buys Two AHTS Vessels from Akastor's DDW Offshore

Jul 25, 2023

Brazilian offshore support vessel service company OceanPact has acquired two AHTS vessels, Skandi Saigon and Skandi Pacific, from Akastor's subsidiary DDW Offshore.OceanPact chartered the two vessels in March 2021 to support Petrobras' operations…

Singapore-based Cyan Renewables Acquires First Offshore Wind Vessel

Jul 24, 2023

Singapore-based offshore wind vessel firm Cyan Renewables said Friday it had acquired its first vessel from DEME Offshore NL - the Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Groenewind, for an undisclosed fee.The Groenewind is a SWATH vessel used to service offshore wind farms…

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