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DEME's New Fallpipe Vessel Named Yellowstone

Jun 04, 2024

DEME's new fallpipe vessel—the world's largest—was officially named Yellowstone by Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid, Princess of Belgium, during a ceremony in Zeebrugge on Tuesday.Originally a bulk carrier, the ship was converted at Pax Ocean Shipyards in Singapore for rock placement work in the offshore energy industry. The DP2 vessel has a payload capacity of 37,000 tonnes and features a central vertical fallpipe that is capable of operating in water depths of 600-700 meters…

Harvey Gulf Upgrading Liquid Mud Tanks on Five OSVs

Mar 07, 2024

Offshore vessel owner Harvey Gulf International Marine announced it is modifying its fleet of five dual fuel liquefied natural gas (LNG)/diesel electric powered offshore supply vessels (OSV).A key enhancement includes the segregation of Liquid Mud tanks into six isolated independent tank systems…

Seatrium Renews Exclusive Deal with Gaslog and Shell for LGN Carrier Repairs

Feb 14, 2024

Singapore-based Seatrium has renewed its long-term favored customer contract (FCC) with GasLog LNG Services and Shell International Trading and Shipping Company (STASCO) to provide ship repairs, refurbishment and upgrading for their LNG carriers until 2029…

SEACOR to Convert Four PSVs to Battery Hybrid Power

Jan 25, 2024

SEACOR Marine announced it will convert four of its platform supply vessels (PSV) to battery hybrid power in a move to enhance efficiency and slash emissions.The Houston-headquartered marine transportation firm said on Thursday it has ordered…

Fugro to Convert Two More PSVs to Geotechnical Vessels

Dec 21, 2023

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro has reached an agreement to acquire two platform supply vessels (PSVs), Sea Goldcrest and Sea Gull, which will be converted to geotechnical vessels to address the needs of growing offshore wind sector.The addition of the Sea Goldcrest and Sea Gull…

Major Upgrade for Van Oord's Heavy-lift Installation Ship

Dec 11, 2023

Van Oord’s heavy-lift installation vessel Svanen will receive a major upgrade. Among other improvements, the gantry crane will be extended by 25 meterss, making the vessel ready to handle the next generation of monopile foundations for offshore wind projects…

Fugro to Convert Two PSVs to Geotechnical Vessels

Sep 26, 2023

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro will convert the Fugro Resilience and the Topaz Endurance, two ULSTEIN PX121 platform supply vessels (PSVs), to geotechnical vessels, targeting their deployment in the global offshore renewable energy market…

Fishing Vessel Converted to CTV for Work in US Offshore Wind

Sep 05, 2023

A fishing vessel has been converted to operate as a Jones Act compliant crew transfer vessel (CTV) in the U.S. offshore wind industry.Hornblower Marine announced it converted the former fishing vessel Nice Day Too for New Bedford, Mass. based Coast Line Transfers…

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…

WINDEA Converts OSV to CTV for US Offshore Wind

Aug 03, 2023

A Jones-Act-compliant offshore supply vessel (OSV) has been converted for use as a crew transfer vessel (CTV) in the growing U.S. offshore wind industry.Windea CTV, a joint venture between MidOcean Wind and the Hornblower Group, said the vessel…

Engine Overhaul for Tidewater PSV in Aberdeen

Jun 19, 2023

Marine engineering and propulsion specialist Royston has completed the rapid overhaul of a diesel power plant system onboard a Tidewater Marine operated platform support vessel.Royston engineers undertook the 18,000 running hours service of a Scania DI12 harbor generator…

Greece's First FSRU Project Starts with Conversion at Keppel

Mar 01, 2023

Work has begun to develop Greece’s first Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) at the Keppel shipyard in Singapore, with the conversion of GasLog’s DNV classed LNGC Gaslog Chelsea, recently renamed Alexandroupoli.Following conversion,…

P&O Maritime to Convert Multi-carrying Vessel to Cable Layer

Feb 21, 2023

Dubai-based P&O Maritime Logistics announced plans to convert one of its multi-carrying vessels (MCV) into a cable laying vessel (CLV).Set to start operations in the third quarter of 2024, the newly converted vessel will be equipped with a battery system…

Argeo Searcher Conversion, Rigging Completed

Feb 21, 2023

Argeo’s subsea vessel, Argeo Searcher, has completed a rigorous conversion and shakedown program and is now, fully equipped with both SeaRaptor AUV’s, ready to enter commercial AUV operations aligning with expanding backlog of projects.A versatile…

Vessel Conversions Gaining Favor in US Offshore Wind

Jan 23, 2023

With the creation of a full-fledged U.S. offshore wind industry undoubtedly comes many opportunities for those that own, operate, build and service relevant vessels as developers work toward the nation’s goal of 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030…

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