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Keel Laid for US' First Plug-in Hybrid SOV

Aug 15, 2023

The keel has been laid for the United States' first plug-in hybrid service operation vessel (SOV) at Edison Chouest Offshore's (ECO) LaShip Shipyard in Houma, La.Louisiana-based ECO has a 10-year charter agreement to operate the SOV for Empire Offshore Wind…

First Jacket Installed at Zhong Neng Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 15, 2023

CDWE has completed the installation of the first jacket of the Zhong Neng offshore wind farm in Taiwan.The Zhong Neng Offshore Wind Project is a 300MW project located off the western coast of Changhua. It is co-owned by China Steel Corporation…

Strategic Marine Studying Vessel Emissions Reduction

Aug 14, 2023

Singapore-based shipbuilder Strategic Marine announced it has commissioned a study to validate greenhouse gas emissions reduction using the Sea Forrest Green Cabin Energy Saving System, its latest system in collaboration with Sea Forrest.Sea…

UN Removes Oil from Decaying Tanker Off Yemen

Aug 12, 2023

The United Nations said on Friday it had completed the removal of more than 1 million barrels of oil from a decaying supertanker off Yemen's Red Sea coast, averting a potential environmental disaster.U.N. officials and activists have been warning…

Solstad Offshore Wins $100M Vessel Contracts with PRIO and Equinor in Brazil

Aug 11, 2023

Solstad Offshore has been awarded two contracts worth $100 million in total from Brazilian clients.The Norwegian offshore vessel owner said that its construction support vessel, Normand Pioneer, won an extension of its charter contract with…

TDI-Brooks Adds 75m DP2 Ship to its Fleet

Aug 10, 2023

TDI-Brooks increases its vessel capacity by adding a 75-meter DP2 vessel,  R/V NAUTILUS to its fleet, a ship that can offer a variety of offshore assistance with subsea services, construction aid, exploration, production, ROV and diving support…

Brunvoll's Propulsion and Manoeuvring Packages for Purus Wind's CSOVs

Aug 10, 2023

Norwegian firm Brunvoll has secured a contract to deliver propulsion and manoeuvring packages for Purus Wind's two new Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV).Each vessel will be outfitted with two azimuth thrusters for propulsion, and…

Reygar's Tech Helps HST Marine's Hybrid CTVs to Lower Emissions and Boost Efficiency

Aug 09, 2023

Swansea-based HST Marine, a Purus Wind company, is using Reygar’s BareFLEET technology to understand and report on the performance of its hybrid Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs), and reduce emissions.The company currently has four hybrid CTVs in operation with three more soon to enter service…

Sri Lankan Shipyard Delivers Cable Layer to European Owner

Aug 09, 2023

Colombo Dockyard PLC recently delivered the first-ever Cable Laying and Repair Vessel (CLRV) to the European market from Sri Lanka.The vessel was built for Orange Marine, a France-based specialist in submarine telecommunications, whose fleet represents a 15% of the global fleet in this sector…

COSCO Shipping Sets Semi-Sub Heavy Lift Record

Aug 09, 2023

COSCO shipping claims a new record for the heaviest tonnage and largest volume of a single piece of cargo carried.The record came with the smooth departure of the deepwater drilling platform, Deep Blue Exploration, transiting from Singapore to China on the 80…

First Crew Boat for Nakilat Svitzer Wijsmuller Launched

Aug 08, 2023

Al Yamama, the first of three new Incat Crowther 33 crew boats designed for Nakilat Svitzer Wijsmuller (NSW), has been officially launched in Singapore by shipbuilder Lita Ocean.NSW Al Yamama, with its homeport of Doha, will serve as wellhead maintenance vessels for QatarEnergy in the Middle East…

DOF Awarded Subsea Work off West Africa

Aug 07, 2023

Norway-based DOF Group on Monday announced it has been awarded a contract for one of its vessels offshore West Africa.The deal will see DOF's construction support vessel (CSV) Skandi Acergy support operations to install subsea umbilicals, risers…

Edison Chouest Offshore Building 'Mini' CTV

Aug 07, 2023

U.S. offshore vessel operator, builder and owner Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) is constructing the U.S. offshore wind industry’s first ever mini-crew transfer vessel (CTV), designed by U.K.-based Chartwell Marine.Set to enter service in summer 2024…

Norwegian Firm to Supply Helideck for Hornbeck's Offshore Wind Vessel

Aug 07, 2023

Marine Aluminium AS has won a contract to supply the U.S. offshore vessel firm Hornbeck Offshore Services a helideck for its new conversion project. The 21-meter helideck has a landing capacity of up to Sikorsky S-92-sized helicopters.As previously reported by Offshore Engineer…

Norwegian Firm Agrees to Buy Five Vroon Offshore Vessels for $94M

Aug 04, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Golden Energy Offshore Services (GEOS) has entered into a binding Memorandum of Agreement for the acquisition of four platform supply vessels and one subsea support vessel from subsidiaries of Vroon Holding B…

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