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DNV Confirms Energy Efficiency Gains for LNG Carries with DFE+ Propulsion

Feb 06, 2024

New Dual Fuel, Electric+ (DFE+) concept, developed by ABB and MAN Energy Solutions, has been recognized by DNV as a more energy efficient alternative to current conventional designs for liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers.DNV has quantified…

Eidesvik Extends Contract with DEME for Viking Neptun CSV

Feb 06, 2024

Eidesvik Offshore, a Norwegian offshore vessel owner, has signed a ship management contract extension with DEME for construction support vessel (CSV) Viking Neptun.The three-year extension also includes a two-year option for further extension…

Siem Offshore Inks $682M Long-Term Deals for Two Well Intervention Vessels

Feb 06, 2024

Oslo-listed offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore has secured long-term contracts with Helix Energy Solutions for two of its Siem Helix well intervention vessels.The contracts, valued at a total of $682 million, follow the letter of intent the companies announced in November 2023…

Vard to Convert IT Infinity PSV to Cable Laying Vessel

Feb 05, 2024

Norwegian ship designed and builder Vard has secured a contract from I.T. International Telecom Marine (IT) to convert its platform supply vessel (PSV) IT Infinity into a cable laying vessel (CLV).The PSV was built at Vard Brattvaag and delivered…

Equinor Books DOF’s AHTS Vessel for Norwegian Ops

Feb 02, 2024

Equinor has booked DOF Group’s anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel Skandi Iceman for its Norwegian operations, along with ROV services to be provided by the company.The contract award means that the DOF Group will have two anchor handlers…

DOF Vessel to Report for Duty Offshore Australia

Feb 02, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF Group has secured ‘substantial contract’ with an international oil company for the platform supply vessel (PSV) Skandi Kvitsøy.The vessel will work in Australian waters and further strengthen DOF’s presence in Australia…

IWS to Provide CSOV Fleet for Siemens Gamesa Offshore Wind Projects

Feb 02, 2024

Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has, through its wholly-owned subsidiary IWS Fleet, entered into a frame term agreement with Siemens Gamesa to provide its commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) fleet for offshore wind farms in North Europe…

Siem Secures New Contract for its Subsea Construction Vessel

Feb 02, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore has signed a contract with marine geophysical service provider PXGEO for one of its offshore subsea construction vessels (OSCVs).The contract between the parties is for one year with additional one year option for Siem Spearfish OSCV…

Jan De Nul Group Picks MacArtney’s CEMAC Tensioners for CLV Fleet

Feb 02, 2024

MacArtney Offshore Wind Solutions has been hired by Jan de Nul to design and supply custom CEMAC tensioner systems for its entire cable laying vessel (CLV) fleet, which includes the world’s largest cable layer - the Fleeming Jenkin.MacArtney's comprehensive scope involves designing…

Milestones for Bernhard Schulte Offshore CSOVs

Feb 01, 2024

Two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOV) under construction for Germany-based Bernhard Schulte Offshore have reached milestones. The steel cutting and keel laying ceremonies for yno 321 and 320, respectively, were arranged at the Crist hull yard…

Brunvoll DP2 System Passed Sea Trial

Feb 01, 2024

The very first Brunvoll BruCon DP2 dynamic positioning system has passed third party verification onboard the offshore vessel Stril Mar.The BruCon DP2 installation was part of a larger power and energy management system upgrade onboard Stril Mar…

PDE Offshore Gets Sonardyne Upgrade for Geo Energy Vessel

Feb 01, 2024

Taiwanese offshore geophysical and geotechnical investigation company PDE Offshore has upgraded its underwater acoustic positioning system onboard MV Geo Energy to Sonardyne’s Ranger 2 USBL system.The upgrade will further enhance PDE Offshore’s…

Cradle-to-Grave LNG Carrier Study Spotlights Crucial Role of Alternative Fuels for GHG Reduction

Feb 01, 2024

Alternative fuels, green steel and renewable energy are fundamental to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction during the life cycle of a vessel, an industry-first cradle-to-grave study on a newbuild LNG carrier has revealed.Carried out by Lloyd’s Register…

North Star to Deliver Hybrid-Electric SOV for German Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 01, 2024

North Star has secured a contract with energy utility giant EnBW to deliver a new hybrid-electric service operations vessel (SOV) on a decade-long minimum charter to service the He Dreiht wind farm off the coast of Germany.The agreement marks…

Construction of CSOV for Taiwan’s Offshore Wind Market Kicks Off in Vietnam

Jan 31, 2024

The steel cutting ceremony for the new Construction Service Operation Vessel (CSOV), being built by Damen for Ta San Shang Marine (TSSM), a joint venture between Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Taiwan’s Ta Tong Marine, took place in Vietnam…

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