Offshore Support Vessel News - page 31


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…

Boskalis V-class animation

May 27, 2014

Netherlands-based Royal Boskalis Westminster provides this animation of the new ultra large Dockwise V-class heavy marine transport vessel that it is currently studying.

Island Offshore orders Vard OSV

May 23, 2014

Norway's Vard Holdings Ltd. has secured a new contract with Island Offshore to build an offshore support vessel based on a Rolls-Royce design. The contract value is more than NOK1 billion (US$167.7 million). Delivery is scheduled from Vard Brevik in Norway in 2Q 2016…

Atlantic Towing gets Canadian contract for PSVs

May 20, 2014

Atlantic Towing has been awarded a contract by ExxonMobil Canada Properties and Hibernia for four new platform supply vessels operating out of St John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. The 10-year contract also includes 15 years of options at the Charterers' discretion…

Signet buys Harvey Gulf tow fleet

May 16, 2014

New Orleans-based Harvey Gulf International Marine Inc. has sold its towing division to Houston-headquartered Signet Maritime Corp. Through the deal, Signet will acquire eight offshore towing vessels (OTVs) ranging in size from 75 metric tonne (t) to 153t bollard pull…

GAC upgrades Black Sea supply base

May 16, 2014

GAC Russia is upgrading its supply base at the port of Novorossiysk to support offshore oil & gas exploration and extraction in the Black Sea. GAC Russia has already signed contracts to provide supply base support for operations from Novorossiysk on the northeastern Black Sea coast…

CMM takes delivery of first Damen PSV 3300

May 15, 2014

Monaco-based Compagnie Maritime Monégasque S.A.M. (CMM) took delivery of a Damen Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) 3300 in late April. The 80m, 3300t deadweight vessel CMM Gravity was built at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania, and will be…

Swire launches Pacific Dragon AHTS

Apr 28, 2014

Singapore-based shipowner and operator, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd. (SPO) celebrated the launch of its new D-Class anchor-handling tug supply vessel, Pacific Dragon, on 18 Apr 2014. This is the eighth and final D-Class vessel…

Crowley tugs deliver Tubular Bells topside to MC 725

Mar 28, 2014

On the heels of the recent successful delivery of offshore production facility Jack/St. Malo, Crowley Maritime has again supported the domestic petroleum industry by providing ocean towing services for the Tubular Bells topside in the Gulf of Mexico for Saipem…

Dockwise wins Wheatstone work

Dec 27, 2013

Dockwise has been awarded a US$275 million contract by Bechtel for Module Transport Services regarding the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project in Western Australia. Work is expected to begin early 2014. The contract's scope includes logistical…

Bourbon sells support vessels

Oct 18, 2013

Bourbon announced that it sold three vessels, including a tug, an MPSV (multipurpose supply vessel) from the Subsea Services fleet and a PSV (platform supply vessel), for an approximate total amount of US$38 million generating a total capital gain of approximately US$18 million…

N-Sea lines up Northern River DSV

Apr 03, 2013

N-SEA has secured the DPII DSV Northern River from Serco’s Marine Services for the 2013 season to support its expansion in the subsea IMR market. N-SEA will install a compliment of ROV’s onboard including a high powered WROV and 2 SubAtlantic Mohican Inspection class ROV’s…

Boskalis sells terminal activities to Lamnalco

Jul 01, 2011

On 1 July 2011, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announced that it reached an agreement with The Rezayat Group of Saudi Arabia (Rezayat) to sell SMIT’s terminal and AHTS transport activities to Lamnalco Ltd. (Lamnalco). Boskalis and Rezayat each own a 50% stake in Lamnalco…

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