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Hornbeck Offshore Eyes U.S. Offshore Wind Work with OSV-to-SOV Conversion Project

Jul 12, 2023

U.S. offshore vessel owner Hornbeck Offshore Services, best known for its offshore oil and gas support vessel services, is looking at business opportunities in the growing U.S. offshore wind sector as well as in offshore accommodation services in the oil and gas area…

HAV Group to Design Methanol-Fueled Offshore Wind Service Vessel for ESVAGT

Jul 06, 2023

Norway's HAV Group said Wednesday its ship design business had been selected to develop another methanol-fuelled offshore wind service operation vessel (SOV) for ESVAGT.  'To secure repeat ship design business from a leading SOV operator is a proud moment for us…

Solstad Offshore Wraps $580M Sale of PSV Fleet to Tidewater, Exiting the Business

Jul 05, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has officially exited the platform supply vessel business.Namely, the company on Wednesday completed the sale of its PSV fleet to the U.S. offshore vessel firm Tidewater for approximately $580 million…

Edda Boreas CSOV Starts Dogger Bank Contract

Jul 05, 2023

Edda Wind's recently delivered Edda Boreas Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) has started the contract to support commissioning operations at the world’s largest offshore wind farm - the Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm in the UK - for the next two years…

Ørsted Advances Green Fuel Transition with Second Methanol-Powered SOV

Jul 05, 2023

Denmark-based offshore wind developer Ørsted and offshore vessel owner ESVAGT have signed a second contract for a methanol-powered vessel.Ørsted and ESVAGT have signed an agreement for a sister vessel to the world’s first methanol-powered service operation vessel (SOV)…

Tidewater Appoints Dick H. Fagerstal Chairman of the Board

Jun 29, 2023

Tidewater has appointed Dick H. Fagerstal non-executive Chairman of the Board.In addition, the Board has reduced the size of the Board from nine to eight members.Fagerstal stated, “I am honored to assume the role of Chairman of the Board of Tidewater at such an exciting time for our industry…

Sale of 37 PSVs to Tidewater: Solstad Offshore's Exit from PSV Sector Imminent

Jun 28, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has revealed the expected completion date for its previously agreed sale of 37 platform supply vessels to the U.S. offshore vessel firm Tidewater.Solstad Offshore in March said it would sell 37…

Havila Scores Extensions for Two PSV Charters

Jun 20, 2023

Havila Shipping announced it has secured contract extensions for two of its platform supply vessels (PSV).The Norwegian offshore support vessel owner said on Tuesday it has entered into an agreement with Equinor Energy AS for the PSV Havila…

DP Gezina Vessel to Remain Busy in the Baltic Sea with Contract Extension

Jun 14, 2023

Dutch offshore flotel services firm Chevalier Floatels said Wednesday it had secured a contract extension for its DP Gezina offshore accommodation vessel.According to Chevalier Floatels, the Walk-to-Work vessel DP Gezina has been working in…

Great Yarmouth Shipbuilder to Build Offshore Wind Daughter Craft Duo

Jun 14, 2023

UK-based offshore vessel operator North Star has awarded a new contract to Great Yarmouth-based shipbuilding Alicat Workboats Ltd for the construction of two new offshore wind daughter craft.The hybrid-propulsion workboats 5 & 6, designed by Chartwell Marine…

Norwind Offshore Expands Fleet with Versatile Offshore Wind Support Vessel

Jun 12, 2023

Norwind Offshore, an offshore vessel company formed in late 2021 by Norway's Farstad, Volstad, and Kleven to be focused purely on offshore wind, has taken delivery of the first of four Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) built by Vard…

DNV to Class Edda Wind's New CSOVs

Jun 07, 2023

DNV said it has signed a classification contract for four new commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) ordered by Norwegian offshore wind operator Edda Wind. Set to be delivered from Vard yards in Norway and Vietnam, the CSOVs will serve…

Fair Weather Collision Attributed to Distracted Bridge Watch Officers

Jun 06, 2023

The bridge watch officers on a bulk carrier and an offshore supply vessel were not maintaining a proper lookout before the vessels collided last year near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has concluded…

Kongsberg Maritime Unveils Next-gen Offshore Vessel Designs

Jun 06, 2023

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime on Tuesday showcased a new line of offshore ship designs in its UT Design portfolio. The new anchor handler (AHT) and platform supply vessels (PSV) have the option to include alternative energy sources and fuels, such as methanol…

Repsol Extends Energy Swan PSV Charter

May 30, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Golden Energy Offshore Services AS (GEOS) has secured a contract extension with Repsol for its Enegy Swan platform supply vessel.The contract extension is in direct continuation of the current charter contract…

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