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Maersk Supply Service Names New COO

Feb 03, 2020

Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service has named Mark Andrew Handin as new Chief Operating Officer. Handin will join from Tidewater, another offshore vessel operator, where he currently works as VP of Operations.Handin, who has over…

PGS Gearing Up for PNG Multi-Client Survey

Feb 03, 2020

The Norwegian marine seismic acquisition specialist PGS will start a multi-client survey program in Papua New Guinea (“PNG”) in early February.The program, named the Painimaut 3D MultiClient survey, is expected to last for approximately 60 days and has strong industry funding…

POSH Goes Private on Wednesday

Feb 03, 2020

Singapore-based offshore support vessel operator PACC Offshore Services Holdings, or POSH, is set to go private on Wednesday.OEDigital reported last week that Quetzal Capital, a Kuok Group company, had launched compulsory acquisition for the remaining shares of the offshore vessel operator…

Gasum LNG for Equinor Shuttle Tankers

Feb 03, 2020

Norwegian energy company Equinor will have its new shuttle tankers powered by Gasum-supplied LNG. Shuttle tankers are used for transporting oil from offshore oil fields to onshore terminals.Gasum said Friday that the LNG supply would start when the shuttle tankers start operations during 2020…

Polarcus Seismic Vessel Refit Completed

Jan 30, 2020

Portugal’s Navalrocha shipyard said it has completed a multimillion-euro repair and refit project for Dubai-based marine geophysical company Polarcus.The drydock project which completed in January 2020 involved a broad package of work to the…

TechnipFMC Charters Skandi Vitoria PLSV

Jan 30, 2020

Oilfield services provider TechnipFMC has chartered the Skandi Vitoria pipelay support vessel.The Brazilian built pipelay support vessel is owned by the joint venture between DOF Subsea (50%) and TechnipFMC (50%).The contract for the Skandi Vitoria will start in January and is for two years…

UK Might Block Prosafe-Floatel Merger

Jan 30, 2020

The proposed merger between Prosafe and Floatel, two of the largest offshore accommodation providers, has hit a stumbling block in the UK after an in-depth review by the competition authority said the deal 'raises competition concerns.'The two…

Solstad Reups, Expands Deal with Marlink

Jan 29, 2020

Norwegian offshore services and supply vessel company Solstad Offshore has renewed its connectivity contract with Marlink, committing 65 offshore vessels to Sealink, Marlink’s high-throughput Ku-band VSAT service. Solstad’s vessels will be provided…

DOF Bags Several Deals for OSV Duo

Jan 29, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF Subsea has secured several contracts for two of its offshore vessels, with undisclosed clients.DOF subsea said it would carry out for pre-lay and LBL array installation activities in Guyana, subsea installation…

Oceanteam Names New CEO

Jan 28, 2020

The Netherlands-based offshore services company Oceanteam has appointed a Henk van den IJssel as Chief Executive Officer.Van den IJssel, who has most recently served as CCO at DeepOcean, will take over as Oceanteam CEO on February 1. Oceanteam…

Kuok in Compulsory Takeover of Remaining POSH Shares

Jan 28, 2020

Quetzal Capital, a Kuok Group company, has launched compulsory acquisition for the remaining shares of the Singapore-based offshore vessel operator PACC Offshore Services Holdings, also known as POSH. Quetzal had launched a cash takeover offer for POSH back in November 2019…

Ulstein Floats Out Offshore Wind Vessel

Jan 28, 2020

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein has floated out the hull of a wind farm support vessel it is building for Bernard Schulte.The service operation vessel (SOV), yard number 315 at Ulstein Verft, was floated out from the yard’s dock hall on Sunday afternoon…

Fugro Takes Part in Cambodia's First Oil Development

Jan 28, 2020

KrisEnergy has hired the Dutch offshore survey services provider Fugro to carry out a geotechnical survey at the Apsara oil field, offshore Cambodia.The Apsara field lies over the Khmer Basin, an unproduced geological basin in Cambodian maritime waters in the Gulf of Thailand…

Bumi Armada Might Appeal Woodside FPSO Case Ruling

Jan 28, 2020

Malaysian FPSO supplier Bumi Armada might appeal a recent ruling by an Australia court in an FPSO contract termination case against the Australian oil company Woodside.Woodside in 2016 terminated the contract for the Armada Claire FPSO unit that was operating at the Balnaves Field…

OMV Hires Solstad PSV for New Zealand Campaign

Jan 28, 2020

Norwegian offshore shipping company Solstad Offshore has signed a contract with OMV Taranaki Ltd for the provision of a Platform Supply Vessel for the oil company's operations in New Zealand.The platform supply vessel Normand Tortuga will support…

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