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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…

GEOS Wins UK, Norway Contracts for Energy Duchess Offshore Vessel

Mar 17, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Golden Energy Offshore Services AS (GEOS) has secured bring to work (B2W) contract for its offshore vessel  Energy Duchess and a medium-term contract in direct continuation.The 83.4-meter vessel of Ulstein PX121…

Rebuild, Reuse, Recycle: Norwegian Yard Completes Two Retrofit Projects for Brazilian Offshore Vessel Owner

Mar 16, 2023

Norway's Green Yard Kleven has completed and delivered two retrofit projects for the Brazilian shipowner Oceanica. Oceanicasub Vlll and Oceanicasub lX have been rebuilt from offshore supply vessels to advanced offshore vessels for ROV- and crane operations…

DOF Secures Long-term Platform Supply Vessel Deal in UK

Mar 16, 2023

Oslo-listed offshore vessel owner DOF has secured a new four-year firm contract for the platform supply vessel Skandi Gamma with UK-focused oil company Ithaca Energy.The contract for the 2011-built PSV also includes two 1-year extension options…

Solstad Offshore Offloads Far Sabre AHTS

Mar 14, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has sold the anchor-handling tug supply vessel Far Sabre for an undisclosed fee.The 2008-built vessel has been in layup since 2019. Delivery of the vessel to the new owner took place on Tuesday…

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