Offshore Vessels News


SBM's Third Fast4Ward Hull Under Construction

Aug 08, 2019

Construction on SBM Offshore's third Fast4Ward floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) hull recently began at Chinese shipyard Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding and Offshore (SWS), the Dutch FPSO provider revealed on Thursday…

Hybrid Propulsion for Acta Centaurus

Aug 08, 2019

Acta Centaurus, a new DP2 walk-to-work offshore wind construction support vessel owned by Netherlands-based Acta Marine, will be fitted with hybrid propulsion capability from Wärtsilä, the Finland-based technology group announced on Thursday…

Helix Finds Work for New Q7000 Vessel

Aug 06, 2019

Texas-based international offshore energy services company Helix Energy Solutions Group announced that it has entered into a contract for its new-build semi-submersible well intervention vessel, the Q7000.According to the provider of specialty services to the offshore energy industry…

MODEC Unveils New FPSO Designs

Aug 02, 2019

Japanese floating production specialist MODEC has developed a pair of next generation new build hull designs for floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels developed in partnership with Mitsui E&S Shipbuilding, targeting greater production and storage capacity…

EFMS Install Uptick on Malaysian OSVs

Jul 31, 2019

Marine diesel power specialist Royston reports that it is working with a number of international oil companies (IOCs) operating in Malaysia to equip oilfield supply contract vessels (OSVs) with specialist electronic fuel management systems.In recent months…

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…

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