Offshore Vessels News - page 184


4 newbuild orders for ASL

May 30, 2014

Singapore-based ASL Marine Holdings has won new shipbuilding contracts worth about S$91 million for the construction of three infield support vessels (of ART 100-42 class Rotor Tugs design) and one seismic support vessel (SSV). The…

Crimean firm takes NorYards stake

May 29, 2014

Norwegian offshore services and shipbuilding firm Bergen Group and Calexco have finalized a deal which sees Bergen Group sell its majority interest in NorYards to Calexco.   NorYards is now 70% owned by Calexco, and 30 % by Bergen Group…

Rowan drillship down for repairs

May 28, 2014

Rowan Companies plc said the Rowan Renaissance drillship has been pulled from service off West Africa after experiencing equipment problems, the company announced in its monthly fleet status report released on 27 May 2014. Rowan said…

Floating gas safety needs collaborative focus

May 28, 2014

Marine terminal service company Smit Lamnalco believes it has an important contribution to make as new safety regulations for floating gas terminal facilities are drawn up. Group Business Development Manager Andrew Brown points out that although…

Assodivers orders second SMD Atom ROV

May 27, 2014

Greece-based Assodivers ordered an additional SMD Atom 100hp, 3000m-rated, work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) complete with launch and recovery system (LARs) from SMD. The new ROV system will be delivered 3Q this year and will…

Boskalis V-class animation

May 27, 2014

Netherlands-based Royal Boskalis Westminster provides this animation of the new ultra large Dockwise V-class heavy marine transport vessel that it is currently studying.

Kleven wins IMR order

May 26, 2014

Norwegian shipyard Kleven has signed a contract with Olympic Shipping for the building of an IMR vessel of MT 6021 MKII design. The contract value is around NOK450 million, and the vessel will be delivered from Kleven Verft in June 2015.  The…

Island Offshore orders Vard OSV

May 23, 2014

Norway's Vard Holdings Ltd. has secured a new contract with Island Offshore to build an offshore support vessel based on a Rolls-Royce design. The contract value is more than NOK1 billion (US$167.7 million). Delivery is scheduled from Vard Brevik in Norway in 2Q 2016…

Ceona wins Nigeria contract

May 23, 2014

Ceona, SURF contractor with heavy subsea construction capabilities, has been awarded a contract for work in the Oyo oilfield offshore Nigeria from CAMAC Energy Inc. The Oyo Phase One expansion project includes installation and recovery of…

EMGS awarded North Sea survey contract

May 21, 2014

Norway's Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has a contract with North Energy ASA worth US$1.7 million (NOK 10 million) to provide 3D EM data acquisition in the North Sea. The survey was to begin in early May, using the BOA Thalassa…

Fugro expands survey fleet in GoM

May 21, 2014

Fugro is expanding its survey fleet in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) to include a new AUV, Echo Surveyor VII, and a new vessel, R/V Fugro Americas. “These impending launches indicate our strong capabilities and commitment to our clients in the GoM and internationally…

Dolphin mobilizes Polar Marquis after upgrade

May 21, 2014

Norway's Dolphin Geophysical announced that the high-capacity 3D seismic vessel, Polar Marquis, has a new contract with GC Rieber Shipping for 3.5 years with 2+2 years options. The vessel has just completed a significant seismic and propulsion upgrade…

Atlantic Towing gets Canadian contract for PSVs

May 20, 2014

Atlantic Towing has been awarded a contract by ExxonMobil Canada Properties and Hibernia for four new platform supply vessels operating out of St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. The 10-year contract also includes 15 years of options at the Charterers' discretion…

Siemens charters new jackup for windfarm service

May 20, 2014

Siemens AG has signed a 3-year charter for a new jack-up vessel to be used for service and maintenance operations at more than 1200 offshore wind turbines across northern Europe. The Wind Server jackup (pictured at right) is currently under construction at Nordic Yards in Wismar…

HRT advances Polvo field

May 20, 2014

Brazilian independent HRT Participacoes em Petroleo SA announced plans to focus on the offshore Polvo field, in the Campos basin.  HRT operates the field with 60% interest along with partner Maersk (40%). In 4Q 2013, the National Petroleum Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP)…

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