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Bourbon Assets Taken Over by Creditor Banks

Dec 23, 2019

French marine services group Bourbon Corporation, which has been in a court restructuring process after its business was hit by volatile energy markets, said its assets would be taken over by its creditor banks.Bourbon said the Marseille commercial…

DEME Unveils First SOV for Offshore Wind

Dec 16, 2019

Belgium-based offshore wind installation specialist Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME) has started building its first service operation vessel (SOV), which will be chartered by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) for work at three Belgian offshore wind farms (OWF)…

Solstad PSV Duo Wins More Brazil Gig

Dec 08, 2019

Norwegian offshore service and supply ship shipping company Solstad Offshore has signed contract extensions for two platform supply vessels (PSVs) with Equinor in Brazil.The offshore vessel owner said in a press note that the contract extensions…

VOS Champion Starts New Charter

Dec 06, 2019

Vroon Offshore Services reports its Singapore-managed anchor-handling tug supply (AHTS ) vessel VOS Champion has started a five-month contract with a major international oil and gas engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contractor…

First Jones Act SOV Gets ABS Nod

Dec 06, 2019

Classification society ABS said it has granted the first Approval in Principle (AIP) to VARD for its design of a Jones Act service operations vessel (SOV).The AIP addresses a customized version of VARD 4 07 US SOV design, with primary functions including accommodation…

Havyard Group Taps Larsen as CEO

Dec 02, 2019

Norwegian offshore and fishing vessel builder Havyard Group said Gunnar Larsen will serve as interim CEO until the group finds a replacement for retiring chief executive Geir Johan Bakke.Bakke has been employed in Havyard Group since 2001, and he has been CEO since 2004…

DOF Subsea Bags APAC Contracts

Nov 21, 2019

Norway-based international subsea operating company DOF Subsea announced several contract-awards in the Asia Pacific region, securing 130 days vessel and resource utilization into the first quarter of 2020.  The contracts, for undisclosed clients in New Zealand and South East Asia…

Maersk Supply Service Wins UK Job

Nov 21, 2019

Maersk's offshore services arm has been awarded a contract to provide towing and mooring installation work for an unnamed floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) in the North Sea.The work scope includes project management, engineering…

Bourbon to Support Total in Namibia

Nov 18, 2019

Bourbon Marine & Logistics announced on Monday that it has been awarded an integrated logistics contract from Total to support the supermajor's deep offshore exploration campaign in South Namibia in 2020. The project scope covers provision of logistics base…

Normand Clipper Secures Long-term Contract

Nov 13, 2019

Norwegian ship owner Solstad Offshore said it has been awarded a long-term contract with Global Offshore, part of the Global Marine Group for CSV Normand ClipperThe contract will commence in the first quarter of 2020 and have a duration of three years firm plus five years options thereafter…

Pirates Attack OSV in the Gulf of Mexico

Nov 13, 2019

Pirates attacked an Italy-flagged offshore supply vessel in the southern Gulf of Mexico, injuring two crew members, the Mexican Navy said on Tuesday, in the latest outbreak of robbery and piracy to hit oil platforms and infrastructure in the area…

Bourbon Commits 100+ Vessels to Fleet Xpress

Nov 11, 2019

Marine services firm Bourbon has signed a contract committing more than 100 offshore support vessels (OSVs) to Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress, the maritime broadband service that combines the speed of Ka-band with continuous back up from Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband operating on L-band…

DOF Subsea Bags Trinidad, GOM Contracts

Nov 10, 2019

Norwegean subsea operating company DOF Subsea announced that it has won multiple contracts for projects in Trinidad and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GOM).The offshore services firm did not disclose the names of its clients.Skandi Neptune has been…

The Middle East in Focus

Nov 10, 2019

The Middle East, a region heavily reliant on oil and gas income, has certainly felt the strain of the offshore downturn. Cutbacks in exploration and production spending hit the region hard and this quickly filtered down into the supply vessel sector…

Solstad Offshore Bags Equinor Contract

Nov 07, 2019

Norwegian offshore support vessels (OSV) operator Solstad Offshore has entered into a new contract with the compatriot oil and gas company Equinor for the hire of anchor handling vessel (AHTS) Normand Ferking.The duration of the contract is 1 year firm…

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