Offshore Vessels News


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…

DeepOcean Wins Vigdis Work

Jul 05, 2019

Subsea services firm DeepOcean said it has been awarded a contract from Norwegian energy company Equinor for marine operations for the installation of the Vigdis boosting station.The award to covers project management, engineering and offshore installation activities…

Rever Offshore Firms Up North Sea Presence

Jul 05, 2019

The subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry Rever Offshore continued to consolidate its North Sea presence, announcing the successful completion of three standalone contracts for energy major, Total E&P UK.The UK-based company said…

New Dutch JV for Offshore Decom Jobs

Jul 05, 2019

Dutch offshore services provider OOS International has formed a joint-venture with compatriot demolition company Sagro, which would be named Sargoos.According to OOS International, both companies will excel in their distinctive specialisms.OOS…

DP Galyna Off to Offshore Gig

Jul 05, 2019

Dutch marine outfit Chevalier Floatels vessel DP Galyna has won another assignment after completing an inspection and maintenance campaign for an oil and gas company in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.'Within 2 hours of contract notification…

Maersk OSV Adds Fleet Xpress

Jul 03, 2019

Maersk Supply Service has signed a three-year contract extension with Inmarsat for its new dedicated bandwidth service Fleet Xpress, including a a dedicated bandwidth charterer service agreement.The Danish company, which has a fleet of 40 anchor handlers…

GEO's Twin PSVs Named in Norway

Jul 03, 2019

Norwegian offshore supply vessel provider Golden Energy Offshore (GEO) named two platform supply vessels (PSVs).The company's CEO Per Ivar Fagervoll said that the sister vessels Energy Empress and Energy Duchess were named on 29 June 2019. The…

Offshore Vessels Are Down But Not Out

Jul 02, 2019

It's true that the offshore vessel market is still suffering, but that's not to say there aren't glimmers of positivity.Asset values remain at historic lows throughout much of the offshore sector, but the anchor handler market has been hit hardest…

Sleipnir Passes Sea Trials

Jun 28, 2019

The world's largest crane vessel, Sleipnir, has completed sea trials and crane load tests, the vessel’s owner Heerema Marine Contractors announced on Friday.The new $1.5 billion semi-submersible crane vessel was built by Singapore's Sembcorp…

TechnipFMC OSV Refit Completed

Jun 26, 2019

The TechnipFMC-owned diving support vessel Deep Arctic has departed Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam on time following a significant maintenance stopover, a substantial proportion of which was spent in dry dock.According to the shipyard, the project was exceptionally complex…

DOF Subsea Desperately Seeking Funds

Jun 26, 2019

Norwegian offshore support vessel owner DOF Subsea is seeking a revision of debt terms with creditors as it struggles to achieve a refinancing solution.The cash-strapped subsidiary of Oslo-listed DOF Group has launched a bid to align bond and loan covenants as its refinancing continues…

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