Offshore Vessels News


Seacat Services Orders Crew Transfer Vessel

Jul 30, 2019

Offshore support vessel operator Seacat Services has taken up its option to build a second multimillion-dollar Chartwell 24 catamaran for the offshore wind sector. Seacat Rainbow, designed by pioneer in next generation vessel design, Chartwell Marine…

Engine Overhaul for MMA Duo

Jul 29, 2019

Two offshore support vessels (OSV) operated by offshore oil and gas marine support specialists MMA Offshore have undergone engine overhaul programs, diesel power specialist Royston Australia said.The work scope saw Royston engineers undertake…

Deep Blue Heads for Brazil

Jul 24, 2019

TechnipFMC’s flagship deepwater pipelay and construction vessel is embarking on a large-scale subsea project laying pipeline on the Equinor-operated Peregrino Phase 2 Project in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil.According to TechnipFMC, Deep…

VOS Start Completes Irish Sea Charter

Jul 24, 2019

At the end of last week, Vroon subsea-support walk-to-work unit VOS Start arrived in IJmuiden after almost two years engaged in operations for offshore renewables client MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW).The Netherlands-flagged vessel commenced duties for MVOW in August 2017…

MMA Offshore Acquires Neptune Marine Services

Jul 24, 2019

Australian offshore services company MMA Offshore said it has entered into an agreement to acquire the business of compatriot subsea services firm Neptune Marine Services by acquiring NMS's key operating subsidiaries.The purchase consideration…

New Vessels Up Security Offshore Nigeria

Jul 23, 2019

A pair of new patrol vessels have been delivered to boost the security presence for offshore operations off the coast of Nigeria.The Netherlands based Damen Shipyards Group said on Tuesday it has handed over two Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3307…

DOF Wins New Subsea Contracts

Jul 17, 2019

Norwegian vessel provider DOF Subsea has been awarded several contracts, securing utilization for vessels in the Subsea/IMR Projects segment.Skandi Skansen will conduct mooring installation on the Njord Future project for Equinor in the Atlantic region…

Bourbon Aims to Step Up Crew Boat Comfort

Jul 16, 2019

Offshore personnel transport provider Bourbon Mobility said it is proposing services inspired by the aviation industry for its customers.The company has called on the expertise of the PEUGEOT Design Lab for the design of new cabins developed in a range of three comfort levels: Business Class…

Keppel Wins Yinson FPSO Modification Work

Jul 16, 2019

Singapore-based Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard, secured a contract from repeat customer Yinson for the modification of a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO)…

Activity Picking Up Offshore Guyana

Jul 14, 2019

Guyana, located on the northern mainland of South America and nestled between Venezuela and Suriname, has become one of the most exciting regions within the oil and gas industry over the last few years. ExxonMobil has invested heavily in the…

Heerema Signs On Vineyard Wind Project

Jul 12, 2019

Dutch offshore contractor Heerema Marine Contractors said on Friday it has been assigned to help build the first and largest commercial offshore wind farm in the United States.Situated 14 miles off the coast of Massachusetts, the 800-megawatt…

Meeting the Demands of Harsh Environments

Jul 10, 2019

In the offshore energy industry, conditions are tough. As a result, even the most straightforward operations can be challenging – both for operators and equipment itself. Having the best equipment for the task in hand is essential, but maintaining…

Sleipnir Preps for Maiden Voyage

Jul 10, 2019

The world's largest semi-submersible crane vessel will embark this week on its 45-day maiden voyage to Spain.Dutch firm Heerema Marine Contractors’s newest vessel Sleipnir, built by Sembcorp Marine in Singapore, is designed to work on large offshore projects such as installing and removing jackets…

Atlantic Offshore Get Extension for 3 ERRVs

Jul 09, 2019

Norway-based Atlantic Offshore, a provider of safety and support at sea, announced that it has received contract extensions for three of its emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRVs).The Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) UK has declared a 9 month option for Ocean Osprey…

Wärtsilä to Optimize PLSVs of Sapura Brasil

Jul 08, 2019

Subsea services specialist Sapura Brazil has signed a five-year optimized maintenance agreement with Wärtsilä.As per the agreement the the Finnish tech major will support Sapura’s fleet of six pipe-laying support vessels' (PLSV) operational…

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