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Fugro to Buy Two Topaz Platform Suppliers and Convert them Into Geotechnical Vessels

Feb 23, 2023

Dutch seabed survey firm Fugro will buy two 83.4-meter-long platform supply vessels, Topaz Endurance and Topaz Energy, and convert them into geotechnical vessels.'The offshore renewable energy market continues to grow rapidly, leading to high demand for Fugro’s services and strong backlog growth…

Equinor Extends Charter for Island Offshore's Supply Vessel

Feb 17, 2023

The Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has given a longer-term charter to the Island Commander offshore supply vessel.The vessel, which is owned by Island Offshore, is currently on spot assignment for the same company.The 2009-built offshore…

Bourbon and Horizon Join Forces to Provide Offshore Vessel Services in North Sea and Canada

Feb 16, 2023

Bourbon and Horizon Maritime have created a new joint venture that will offer marine services and operations in the North Sea and Canadian offshore markets.Incorporated in Norway, the new company is called Bourbon Horizon, and, according to a press release issued Thursday…

Equinor Charters Havila Shipping's Platform Supply Vessel

Feb 15, 2023

Norwegian oil firm Equinor has chartered Havila Shipping's Havila Clipper platform supply vessel.Havila Shipping said Wednesday that the contract was for six months. Equinor will have two 2-month extension options after the expiration of the six-month charter…

Offshore Support Vessels in High Demand as Solstad Secures New Deals, Extensions

Feb 13, 2023

Norwegian offshore support vessel owner Solstad Offshore said Monday it had secured multiple new contracts and contract extensions.The contracts and extensions are for various platform supply vessels and anchor handling tug supply vessels.'The…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico: Laborde Marine Expands Offshore Vessel Fleet

Jan 12, 2023

New Orleans-based Laborde Marine said Thursday it had acquired two 240-foot (73.15m) deepwater DP-2 offshore supply vessels from L&M Botruc Rental, Inc. and has expanded its fleet of managed vessels. The company said that SOLAS-certified Shelley…

DeepOcean Triggers Option for Battery Installation on Offshore Support Vessel

Jan 12, 2023

Subsea service provider DeepOcean has triggered an option to seek the installation of a battery hybrid system on board the Stril Server multi-purpose support vessel (MPSV).DeepOcean is chartering theStril Server from Stavanger-based shipowner Simon Møkster Shipping…

Platform Supply Vessel to Ship CO2 for Storage Under North Sea Seabed

Dec 02, 2022

A platform supply vessel, normally used to deliver goods to offshore oil and gas platforms, is undergoing preparations in the Danish Esbjerg port to carry CO2 containers for storage in the North Sea.Offshore vessel owner Blue Water and offshore…

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…

Atlantic Towing PSVs Rescue Crew from Sinking Fishing Vessel

Aug 09, 2022

Two platform supply vessels (PSV) stationed in eastern Canada came to the rescue of a crew from a sinking fishing vessel off the coast of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, on Monday.Atlantic Towing said its PSVs Atlantic Griffon and Atlantic…

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…

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