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Great Yarmouth Shipbuilder to Build Offshore Wind Daughter Craft Duo

Jun 14, 2023

UK-based offshore vessel operator North Star has awarded a new contract to Great Yarmouth-based shipbuilding Alicat Workboats Ltd for the construction of two new offshore wind daughter craft.The hybrid-propulsion workboats 5 & 6, designed by Chartwell Marine…

Norwind Offshore Expands Fleet with Versatile Offshore Wind Support Vessel

Jun 12, 2023

Norwind Offshore, an offshore vessel company formed in late 2021 by Norway's Farstad, Volstad, and Kleven to be focused purely on offshore wind, has taken delivery of the first of four Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) built by Vard…

DNV to Class Edda Wind's New CSOVs

Jun 07, 2023

DNV said it has signed a classification contract for four new commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs) ordered by Norwegian offshore wind operator Edda Wind. Set to be delivered from Vard yards in Norway and Vietnam, the CSOVs will serve…

Fair Weather Collision Attributed to Distracted Bridge Watch Officers

Jun 06, 2023

The bridge watch officers on a bulk carrier and an offshore supply vessel were not maintaining a proper lookout before the vessels collided last year near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has concluded…

Kongsberg Maritime Unveils Next-gen Offshore Vessel Designs

Jun 06, 2023

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime on Tuesday showcased a new line of offshore ship designs in its UT Design portfolio. The new anchor handler (AHT) and platform supply vessels (PSV) have the option to include alternative energy sources and fuels, such as methanol…

Repsol Extends Energy Swan PSV Charter

May 30, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Golden Energy Offshore Services AS (GEOS) has secured a contract extension with Repsol for its Enegy Swan platform supply vessel.The contract extension is in direct continuation of the current charter contract…

A.P. Møller Holding Takes Over Maersk Supply Service, Names New CEO

May 15, 2023

A.P. Møller Holding A/S has acquired offshore vessel services firm Maersk Supply Service A/S from A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, through the closing of the previously announced transaction.In connection with the closing of this acquisition, A.P. Moller…

Petronas Carigali Awards Icon Offshore Support Vessel Services Deal

May 10, 2023

Malaysian offshore vessel operator Icon Offshore has signed a contract with the oil company Petronas Carigali to provide an anchor handling tug vessel with crew and equipment for twenty-four-hour services. Icon Offshore said that the services would support and maintain drilling rigs…

Floating Offshore Wind and the Need for High-end AHTS

May 02, 2023

As the world continues to scramble for renewable energy, floating offshore wind has emerged as a key capacity enabler in the coming decades. With no major commercial scale projects currently in operations, the segment is largely based on governments…

Havila Fanø PSV to Continue Supporting TotalEnergies in Danish North Sea

Apr 28, 2023

Norwegian offshore support vessel owner Havila Shipping has secured a charter extension for one of its platform supply vessels.The company said Friday that TotalEnergies EP Danmark, TotalEnergies' Danish subsidiary, had extended the existing contract for the Havila Fanø vessel by six months…

OSV to be Converted for Human Space Flight Launches

Apr 20, 2023

Space tourism company Space Perspective is converting an offshore support vessel (OSV) to function as the world’s first 'marine spaceport'. The Florida-based company in November 2022 announced it had acquired the 292-foot-long vessel from Edison…

Green Yard Kleven Lands Another Retrofit Project with Brazilian Offshore Vessel Owner

Apr 18, 2023

Norwegian shipyard Green Yard Kleven AS has secured a retrofit project with Brazilian offshore vessel owner Oceanica.This is the fourth contract signed with the same shipowner that includes the reactivation and rebuilding of offshore ships bought from Norwegian shipowners…

Vard Electro to Deliver SeaQ Energy Storage System for REM Offshore Vessel Retrofit

Apr 12, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel owner REM Offshore has selected Vard Electro and its SeaQ solutions to upgrade battery technology onboard one of the company's platform supply vessels.Vard Electro will deliver a complete SeaQ Energy Storage System…

DOF Secures 3-year Contract for Skandi Vega AHTS

Apr 11, 2023

Norway-based offshore vessel owner DOF has secured a three-year contract for its anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) Skandi Vega with the current charterer Equinor.The contract, which includes two one-year options, will start in direct continuation of the current contract…

Maersk Sells Supply Service to Family Holding Company for $685M

Mar 20, 2023

Maersk has agreed to sell its offshore marine service provider Maersk Supply Service to family-owned holding company A.P. Moller Holding for $685 million, the Danish shipping giant said in a statement on Monday.The sale marks the completion…

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