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Jan De Nul Sells Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Aug 10, 2021

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul has recently sold its jack-up installation unit Taillevent, to make room for higher-spec vessels that will soon join its fleet.The sale includes the Taillewent vessel only, with the crew deployed to other Jan De Nul vessels…

Prysmian Takes Delivery of High-tech Cable Layer Leonardo da Vinci

Aug 09, 2021

Energy and telecom cable systems company Prysmian Group announced it has taken delivery of the 'unique' and 'record-breaking' battery-hybrid cable laying vessel Leonardo da Vinci. “Leonardo da Vinci is the most efficient cable layer in the world…

Shipbuilding: International WTIV Market Represents a $14B Opportunity

Aug 09, 2021

As of end-June 2021, more than 100 turbine and foundation installation and maintenance vessels will be required for offshore wind projects planned over this decade.More than 100 turbine and foundation installation and maintenance vessels will…

ESVAGT to Convert Two PSVs to Battery-hybrid ERRVs

Aug 06, 2021

ESVAGT and Ulstein have entered into a contract for the conversion of two platform supply vessels (PSV) to hybrid battery-powered emergency response rescue vessels (ERRV).The two PX121 design PSVs Hermit Fighter and Hermit Prosper, designed by Ulstein Design & Solutions AS…

Petrobras Charters Solstad CSV in Brazil

Aug 06, 2021

Norwegian offshore service and supply ship shipping company Solstad Offshore announce it has secured a new contract for one of its construction support vessels (CSV) with Petrobras offshore Brazil. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed…

VARD Inks $118m Deal for Pair of CSOVs

Aug 06, 2021

Rem Offshore and VARD signed contracts for the design and construction of construction service operations vessels (CSOV).Two CSOVs with an option for two additional vessels were ordered by Rem Offshore with VARD. Two firm contracts for the firm…

Eneti to Acquire Seajacks

Aug 05, 2021

Offshore wind services company Eneti announced on Thursday it has entered into an agreement to acquire rival Seajacks, creating one of the world's largest, most capable fleets of wind turbine installation vessels (WTIV).Eneti said its deal with sellers Marubeni Corporation…

ESVAGT Lands Contracts with TotalEnergies in Denmark

Aug 05, 2021

ESVAGT announced on Thursday it has closed several contracts with TotalEnergies as part of the marine spread for the Danish part of the North Sea.The agreements involve the overall safety emergency response plus transport and transfer of goods…

Artemis vCompact ROV designed to Access Tight Spots

Aug 05, 2021

TSC Subsea designed a new ROV-deployed automated scanning tool to address the challenge of carrying out tight access field joint inspection through difficult to penetrate pipeline coating.Artemis vCompact, a smaller, lightweight, more-flexible version of the standard Artemis…

SafeSTS Offers new ‘Green’ Tech for STS Transfers

Aug 04, 2021

A new ship-to-ship cargo transfer system has been developed and patented by SafeSTS for the Dynamic Positioning (DP) shuttle tankers sector, designed to increase flexibility and efficiency for the export of oil from offshore fields.Traditionally…

Market Report: The Work Class ROV Market

Aug 02, 2021

Demand for work-class ROVs (WROV) has traditionally been determined by the state of the global offshore oil & gas industry. This is likely to remain the case in the short to medium-term. However, there’s a new kid on the block – offshore wind…

By the Numbers: Eye on Guyana & FPSOs

Aug 02, 2021

According to Jim McCaul, Managing Director at IMA/World Energy Reports, Guyana has a huge appetite for FPSOs. Here's a brief 'by the numbers' look:The Stabroek Block covers 26,800 sq km containing multiple prospects and playsThere are 20+ discoveries…

BV Classes World-First Hybrid-powered Surface Effect Ship

Aug 02, 2021

Bureau Veritas (BV) classed the world’s first hybrid-powered Surface Effect Ship (SES), the CWind Pioneer, which features an air cushion, twin hulls and an innovative diesel and electric drivetrain with considerable battery storage onboard.With a capacity of 24 passengers…

TechnipFMC to Take Full Ownership of Well Intervention Firm TIOS

Jul 30, 2021

Oilfield services giant TechnipFMC plans to acquire the remaining 49% of shares in TIOS AS from Island Offshore.TIOS is an offshore well intervention joint venture formed in 2018 between TechnipFMC and Norwegian offshore vessel owner Island Offshore…

Siem Offshore's Anchor Handler Secures Charter Extension in Australia

Jul 29, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore has been awarded a six-month extension for the AHTS Siem Topaz in Australia. Siem Offshore shared the news on Wednesday, without disclosing the identity of the client.The Siem Topaz is a low emission anchor handler that is suitable for anchor handling…

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