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KNOT Takes Delivery of Dual-Fuel Shuttle Tanker. Charter Secured with Eni

Aug 31, 2022

Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT), an affiliate of NYK,  has taken delivery of a dual-fuel LNG shuttle tanker built at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering yard in South Korea. The vessel has been named “Sindre Knutsen.”Like its sister ship “Frida Knutsen…

North Star's Offshore Wind Vessel Named After Victorian Heroine Grace Darling

Aug 23, 2022

North Star’s new UK-built hybrid-powered daughter craft, specifically designed for the offshore wind market, has been launched at a naming ceremony held at the Royal Norfolk and Suffolk Yacht club in Lowestoft, adjacent to the firm’s regional operations hub…

Sembcorp Marine Cuts Losses as Easing COVID Curbs Aid Project Deliveries

Aug 11, 2022

Singapore's Sembcorp Marine Ltd (Sembmarine) said on Friday its half-year loss narrowed 78% from a year earlier, as the oil rig builder finished delayed projects after pandemic curbs were eased while also benefiting from cost management.The…

Fire Breaks Out Aboard Equinor's Castberg FPSO at Norway Yard

Aug 10, 2022

A fire broke out on Wednesday aboard oil major Equinor's Johan Castberg floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, which is under construction at a shipyard in Norway, public broadcaster NRK reported.Workers were evacuated and there were no reports of injuries…

SBM Orders Seventh Fast4Ward Hull

Aug 05, 2022

Dutch FPSO leasing specialist SBM Offshore has ordered its latest Fast4Ward multi-purpose floater hull as it marked a new record level order book at $31.1 billion. The latest Fast4Ward floating production unit (FPU) is expected to be delivered in 2024…

Manor Renewable Energy's New CTVs Pass Sea Trials

Aug 04, 2022

Singaporean shipbuilder Strategic Marine said the two new crew transfer vessels (CTV) it has built for U.K. services firm Manor Renewable Energy Ltd (MRE) have passed sea trials.The 27.1-meter aluminum catamarans, Manor Victor and Manor Vulcan…

Keppel Posts 66% Jump in First-half Profit

Jul 28, 2022

Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corp on Thursday reported a first-half profit that rose 66%, helped by higher earnings across most of its main businesses and a rebound at its offshore & marine (O&M) unit.Keppel, which traces its roots to a small ship repair yard corporatized in 1968…

AET Unveils Shuttle Tanker for Long-term Charter to Petrobras

Jul 28, 2022

Tanker shipping company AET on Thursday named its newest vessel, Eagle Crato, the final of three Suezmax Dynamic Positioning (DP2) shuttle tankers purpose-built for long-term charter to Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, based on the agreement signed in February 2020…

HTV Seaway Swan Joins the Seaway 7 Fleet

Jul 25, 2022

Seaway 7 took delivery of a new semisubmersible heavy transport vessel. The company entered into a bareboat contract with United Faith for its new build vessel MV Xin Qun 3, renamed Seaway Swan.Seaway Swan is a 50,000 DWT Heavy Transport Vessel…

Scania to Power Patriot's New CTV

Jul 19, 2022

Engine manufacturer Scania announced it has been selected by Patriot Offshore Maritime Services to power its new 27-meter aluminum crew transfer vessel (CTV), chartered by Vineyard Wind for support of the construction and management of its commercial offshore wind project…

Olympic Orders Up to Four CSOVs from Ulstein Verft

Jul 13, 2022

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft AS said it has secured a contract from Norway-based Olympic to build two Construction Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs), with options for two additional vessels.The vessels, which are based on the ULSTEIN…

VIDEO: Vard Launches Rem Offshore's CSOV in Romania Yard

Jul 11, 2022

Shipbuilder Vard on Friday launched its first CSOV (Commissioning Service Operations Vessel) hull built by its yard Vard Braila in Romania.The vessel, which will be used to support offshore wind work, is being built for the Norwegian firm Rem Offshore…

This Way, Model-based Systems Engineering Effectively Helps You in the Concept Design Phase

Jul 07, 2022

Maritime model-based systems engineering has been an issue in the maritime sector busy for years. It seems to be a huge challenge to define a ship in mathematical formulas, while converting a ship into formulas is only the beginning of the complexity…

Cadeler Secures $192,3M Loan to Fund New Offshore Wind Vessels

Jul 01, 2022

Offshore wind installation contractor Cadeler has entered into a Senior Secured Green Revolving Credit Facility (“RCF”) of a 3-year term loan of EUR 185 million (around $192,3 million). Together with the company’s cash and cash equivalents,…

Manor Renewable Energy Orders Two Crew Transfer Vessels from Strategic Marine

Jul 01, 2022

Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) ordered two aluminium catamaran-type crew transfer vessels  Strategic Marine. The vessels will support MRE’s offshore operations in the UK, Europe, and Asia.The two vessels, due to be named Manor Victor and Manor Vulcan…

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