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P&O Maritime buys majority stake in Spanish OSV company

Sep 17, 2014

P&O Maritime, a subsidiary of Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World, has acquired a majority stake in Remolcadores de Puerto y Altura S.A. (Repasa), a Spanish operator of offshore support vessels. P&O and Repasa will form a new joint-venture company under the P&O Maritime brand…

TGS to conduct new multi-client surveys off Australia, West of Shetland

Jul 31, 2014

TGS announced it will conduct three new multi-client surveys; a 3D survey offshore Australia, a 2D survey offshore New Zealand and a 3D survey in the West of Shetland region. Nerites Season 2 is the largest 3D survey TGS has acquired to date in the Asia Pacific region and will cover 13…

POSH partners with Grupo Pegaso in Mexico

Jul 18, 2014

Singapore's PACC Offshore Services Holdings Pte. Ltd. (POSH), Asia’s largest operator of offshore supply vessels, announced yesterday that Mexican conglomerate Grupo Pegaso has signed an agreement for vessels with POSH joint ventures in Mexico…

Ezra merges EMAS into EOC

Jul 11, 2014

Ezra Holdings has revealed plans to consolidate its offshore support services division, EMAS Marine, into its associated company, Olso Børs-listed EOC Limited. Once complete, the enlarged EOC Group would be one of the largest offshore support operators in Asia Pacific by asset value…

EOC acquires new vessel

Jul 10, 2014

EOC Ltd. an Asian based provider of offshore oil and gas development and production solutions, today announced that it would be adding a new accommodation and support vessel to its fleet. EOC has entered into a memorandum of agreement to acquire a newbuild accommodation and support vessel…

Ulstein unveils Island Performer

Jul 08, 2014

Ulstein provides this video on the development of Island Offshore's latest vessel the Island Performer. The newbuild is a flexible, riserless light weight intervention (RLWI), and inspection, maintanence and repair (IMR) vessel built by the Ulstein Verft shipyard…

Damen delivers Fugro Proteus

Jul 07, 2014

Fugro took delivery of the newbuild Fugro Proteus from Damen Shipyards, the first of three Fugro offshore coastal survey vessels (FOCSV) scheduled for delivery in 2014, both companies announced on 4 July 2014. The compact survey vessel is capable of undertaking a wide range of survey…

Stanford Mustang delivered

Jul 02, 2014

Stanford Marine announced that its news anchor handling tug, the Stanford Mustang, has been delivered. The Stanford Mustang, a 50m DP2 tug, was specially designed to handle a specific charter in Qatar and was built at Fujian Mawei shipyard in Fuzhou…

Boskalis, SAAM establish American towing JV

Jul 02, 2014

Royal Boskalis Westminster NV and SAAM SA have created a joint harbor towage operation in Brazil, Mexico, Canada and Panama. The intended partnership, which is between SMIT, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boskalis, and SAAM, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sociedad Matriz SAAM SA…

Wartsila wins intervention vessel supply deal

Jul 01, 2014

Wärtsilä will supply generating sets for two new well intervention vessels for Norway's Siem Offshore, the company announced on 30 June. The contract's scope calls for the supply of eight 6-cylinder in-line Wärtsilä 32 generating sets…

BATS Wireless offers broadband communications solution for FPSOs

Jun 24, 2014

BATS Wireless, a provider of wireless stabilization, optimization, and tracking systems, announced the development of enhanced technology focused on solving connectivity problems that frequently plague deep and ultra-deepwater FPSO, FSO and drillship operations…

Italy's Fincantieri launches IPO

Jun 18, 2014

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is making an initial public offering to raise funds for projects and acquisitions. The company is wholly owned by Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP). It will offer up to 38.2%, and new shares will be priced between €0…

ASV's unmanned C-Worker completes DW trials in GoM

Jun 03, 2014

ASV’s C-Worker 6 successfully carried out a seabed transponder calibration in 1300m deep waters. The trials took place in the Gulf of Mexico and were conducted in rough conditions with 2.5m waves. C-Worker is an oil field services…

World's largest liftboat nears completion in Asian yard

May 30, 2014

A.K. Suda reports that the world’s largest liftboat has been built by Triyards Marine, Saigon Shipyard in HCMC, Vietnam, and will be delivered to Singapore-based EMAS Offshore in June. The 450ft (137.25m) truss-legged liftboat was designed by A…

Rolls-Royce wins Island Offshore vessel design work

May 29, 2014

Rolls-Royce has secured a £35 million (US$58.5 million) contract to design and equip a large offshore support vessel for Norwegian ship owner Island Offshore.  The vessel, Island Victory, is a UT 797 CX design, featuring a 250 ton offshore crane…

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