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Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Sends Another Jack-Up to APAC, as Siemens Gamesa Extends Brave Tern Charter

May 06, 2021

Offshore wind installation contractor Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said Thursday it would send another jack-up to the Asia Pacific region to fulfill its contractual obligation in the area, as the wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable has extended…

PHOTO: Siemens Gamesa Takes 'Esvagt Dana' Back to Baltic 2 Offshore Wind Farm

May 05, 2021

Danish offshore vessel owner Esvagt has informed that its Esvagt Dana vessel has returned back to the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm in Germany to support wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa during maintenance work.For the next three to six months…

Eidesvik Offshore's Chairman Set to Resign. Replacement Nominated

May 04, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Eidesvik Offshore has nominated a new chairman of the board after its current chairman Kolbein Rege said he would resign at the next shareholders' meeting.'After nearly 27 years of service,  the Chairman of the Board…

Keel Laid for Jan De Nul's Les Alizés Offshore Installation Vessel

May 03, 2021

China's CMHI Haimen shipyard last Thursday hosted the keel laying ceremony for Jan De Nul's heavy lift crane vessel Les Alizés.Les Alizés, ordered in November 2019, will mainly be used for the construction of offshore wind farms, but will also…

Total Extends Havila PSV Charters in Denmark

May 03, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Havila Shipping has won contract extensions for two of its platform supply vessels with Total in Denmark.Havila said Monday that Total DK, a Danish subsidiary of the French oil major Total, had declared extension…

Acergy Viking to be Converted to Hybrid Propulsion

Apr 30, 2021

Eidesvik said it plans to upgrade its offshore wind support vessel Acergy Viking with a battery pack and hybrid propulsion solution, in line with the Norwegian vessel operator's plans to reduce its fleet’s emissions by 50% by 2030 and to operate emissions-free by 2050…

Boskalis Acquires CSV Southern Ocean

Apr 29, 2021

Dutch marine services company Boskalis said it has acquired the Southern Ocean, a large DP2 construction support vessel (CSV) capable of executing a wide range of offshore operations.The 134-meter vessel, which was previously jointly owned by Oceanteam and Bourbon…

Responders Working to Salvage Capsized Lift Boat Seacor Power

Apr 27, 2021

The U.S. Coast Guard is working with the Seacor Power's owner to salvage the lift boat that capsized earlier this month in the Gulf of Mexico.A unified command including representatives from the Coast Guard and Houston-based Seacor Marine engaged in-person for the salvage and wreck removal…

Huisman Unveils Jones Act Offshore Wind Feeder Solution

Apr 26, 2021

The Netherlands-based crane and heavy machinery manufacturer Huisman has introduced a motion compensated platform engineered for the transfer of wind turbine components from a feeder vessel offshore.The platform, which actively counterbalances…

Siem Spearfish Lands Gulf of Mexico Contract

Apr 23, 2021

Norwegian based Siem Offshore said it has entered into a contract with an undisclosed subsea construction company for an offshore project in the Gulf of Mexico.The project will utilize the Bahamas-flagged offshore support and construction vessel…

Equinor Charters Havila Platform Supplier

Apr 22, 2021

Norwegian offshore shipowner Havila Shipping has won a contract with Equinor for one of its platform supply vessels.The company said Thursday the PSV Havila Clipper would start working rot the Norwegian oil giant in direct continuation of the existing contract…

Atlantic Wind Transfers Pursuing Integrated Management System Certification

Apr 21, 2021

Rhode Island-based owner and operator of crew transfer vessels (CTV) Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) has engaged classification society DNV for the company’s integrated Management System Certification as it seeks to scale up in the U.S. offshore wind industry…

Ampelmann, C-Job Develop Motion-compensated Feeder Vessel for U.S. Offshore Wind Sector

Apr 21, 2021

Dutch offshore gangway services firm Ampelmann and C-Job Naval Architects have teamed up to develop what they say is 'a one-of-a-kind' offshore wind feeder vessel concept with motion compensation technology.According to the duo, the vessel would…

First Qatari Offshore Well Stimulation Vessel Starts Operations

Apr 21, 2021

Qatari shipping and offshore services company Milaha and oilfield services giant Schlumberger held a virtual event to mark the start of operations of the first Qatari-owned offshore well stimulation vessel Halul-48, Milaha said Monday.The collaboration…

TAQA Hires Solstad Offshore's PSV for North Sea Support

Apr 20, 2021

Norway's Solstad Offshore has signed a contract with TAQA Bratani Limited for the platform supply vessel Sea Flyer.The vessel will be used to support TAQA’s UK North Sea assets for a firm period of two years. The contract is expected to begin in July 2021…

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