Platform Supply Vessel News


Solstad Offshore to Exit Platform Supply Vessel Business. Agrees to Sell 37 Vessels to Tidewater

Mar 07, 2023

Norwegian offshore support vessel owner Solstad Offshore has agreed to sell 37 platform supply vessels to the U.S. firm Tidewater for $577 million.The sale will mark Solstad Offshore's exit from the platform supply vessel sector. Ongoing PSV charter parties will be transferred to Tidewater. Solstad will offer management services to Tidewater in a transition period to facilitate a smooth transfer for the parties and the customers…

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…

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…

Eidesvik's Viking Queen Secures Long-Term Deal

Sep 01, 2023

Oil and gas companies Wintershall Dea and OMV have declared an option to extend the contract for Eidesvik's supply vessel Viking Queen. The contract extension runs from May 2024 in direct continuation of the current contract, extending the firm period to October 2025…

Long-Term Charters for Island Offshore PSV Sextet

Mar 11, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Island Offshore has secured long-term contracts and extensions for six of its platform supply vessels.First, the company said Wednesday it had won long term contracts with oil company Lundin Petroleum for the…

Premier Oil Contracts DOF PSV

Feb 24, 2020

Premier Oil UK Ltd. has awarded DOF Rederi a four-well firm plus two-well option contract for the platform supply vessel (PSV) Skandi Caledonia.The offshore services division of  Norwegian supply shipping company DOF ASA said that the contract is expected to start in 2Q 2020…

Equinor Charters PSV Duo from Eidesvik, Havila

Feb 13, 2020

Norwegian energy company Equinor has chartered two platform supply vessels from compatriot offshore vessel owners Eidesvik Offshore and Havila.Eidesvik Offshore has secured an eight-month charter for its platform supply vessel Viking Queen.Eidesvik…

Havyard Outsources Platform Supplier Work to Kleven

Feb 07, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel builder Havyard will outsource the construction of the Atlantic Harrier platform supply vessel to its compatriot yard Kleven, as delays with other projects have put a strain on Havyard’s Leirvik facility.The platform supplier was first ordered by Fafnir Offshore in 2014…

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