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Acta Marine Orders Methanol-fueled CSOVs

Jun 15, 2022

Dutch offshore services provider Acta Marine announced it has signed a contract for the construction of two methanol MDO/HVO powered DP2 construction service operation vessels (CSOVs) at Turkish shipyard Tersan with two optional vessels for delivery at a later stage…

Marine Design: New Offshore Support Vessel Range from Chartwell

Jun 15, 2022

U.K.-based Chartwell Marine is introducing its expanded range of offshore energy support vessel (OESV) designs ahead of Seawork 2022 this month.The new design range, spanning classes A to D outlined below, offers a foundation for the integration…

Innovative CTV Launched for Seacat Services

Jun 13, 2022

A first-of-its-kind crew transfer vessel (CTV) has been launched by U.K. shipbuilder Diverse Marine for offshore crew transfer specialist Seacat Services.The multihull newbuild, Seacat Columbia, is the first BARTech30 CTV designed by BAR Technologies in partnership with Chartwell Marine…

Sercel's Marine Seismic Acquisition System for KIGAM's Seismic Survey Vessel

Jun 13, 2022

French marine seismic data specialist CGG said Monday that its subsidiary Sercel had sold a complete marine seismic acquisition system to South Korean shipbuilder HJ Shipbuilding & Construction.The contract calls for the supply of a Seal 428 recording system…

Keel Laid for Seaway 7's Offshore Wind Installation Vessel 'Seaway Ventus'

Jun 10, 2022

A keel-laying ceremony was held earlier this week for Seaway 7’s new offshore wind turbine installation vessel Seaway Ventus.The ceremony was held on Monday, June 6, at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) Haimen facility, Nantong.The GustoMSC…

Naming Ceremony Held for Yinson's Anna Nery FPSO

Jun 08, 2022

Malaysian FPSO provider Yinson, with its project partner Sumitomo Corporation named the new FPSO Anna Nery, during a naming ceremony held concurrently in Jiangsu, China and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The FPSO Anna Nery is currently undergoing final…

Manor Marine, Chartwell Marine Partner

Jun 07, 2022

Shipbuilder Manor Marine UK Ltd. announced it has signed an agreement with naval architecture firm Chartwell Marine Ltd. to jointly develop vessel designs and pursue shipbuilding contracts in the offshore wind industry.The U.K.-based companies…

Korean Shipbuilder Can't Accept New FSRU Orders as Capacity Full

Jun 02, 2022

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) has mostly filled its order book for the next 2-1/2 years as the pandemic drove demand for container ships, leaving little room to meet the needs of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector, a senior company executive said…

First of Nine: Edda Wind Takes Delivery of Edda Breeze Vessel

Jun 01, 2022

Norwegian offshore wind services firm Edda Wind has taken delivery of its first CSOV, the Edda Breeze. The vessel was built by Astilleros Gondán shipyard in Spain.The hydrogen-ready vessel is the first to be delivered as part of a nine-vessel newbuilding program…

Shuttle Tanker Eagle Colombo Delivered to AET

May 27, 2022

Shipping company AET on Wednesday took delivery of Eagle Colombo, its latest second generation dynamic positioning shuttle tanker (DPST) from Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).The Singapore-registered newbuild is the third and…

MEO Group Orders Five Crew Boats from Penguin

May 24, 2022

Singapore-based offshore vessel owner MEO Group has ordered five new crew boats, as part of a fleet rejuvenation programThe company ordered the vessels from Singapore's Penguin Shipyard International. Based on Penguin's proprietary Flex-42X and Flex-40X designs…

Italy's Snam Signs FSRU Conversion Deal with Golar

May 18, 2022

Italian gas group Snam has signed a contract with Golar LNG under which Golar will deliver the existing LNG Carrier 'Golar Arctic' as a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU).Snam will install the FSRU in the port area of Portovesme…

CTV Ordered for Vineyard Wind Project in the US

May 09, 2022

Offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind on Monday announced it has signed a contract to charter a crew transfer vessel (CTV) from Massachusetts-based marine transportation company Patriot Offshore Maritime Services.The 88.5-foot (27-meter) aluminum…

Cadeler Orders $345M Offshore Wind Foundation Installation Vessel from COSCO

May 09, 2022

Danish offshore wind installation services provider Cadeler has officially ordered a $345 million offshore wind foundation installation vessel from China's COSCO Heavy Industries.Cadeler first announced the plan to order the F-class vessel last week…

Cadeler in Talks to Order Offshore Wind Foundation Installation Vessel

May 04, 2022

Danish wind turbine installation company Cadeler is contemplating a private placement of shares to raise funds to pay for a portion of a planned order for a newbuild offshore wind foundation installation vessel (F-Class) vessel.The company, which owns two offshore wind turbine installation vessels…

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