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Ulstein Verft Begins Outfitting Olympic's Next CSOV

May 08, 2024

The second in a series of new construction service operation vessels (CSOV) being built for Olympic has entered the outfitting phase.The newbuild was towed from the Crist hull yard in Poland, arriving on Wednesday at Ulstein Verft in Norway where the outfitting phase will now begin…

Hollandse Kust West Beta Export Cables to Come Ashore Next Week

May 08, 2024

The first export cable for the Hollandse Kust West Beta offshore wind farm will come ashore next week as the work progresses to connect the 700 MW project to the Dutch grid.According to an update from transmission system operator TenneT, several…

Vard Selects TMC to Equip Prysmian’s Newbuild Cable Laying Vessel

May 08, 2024

Norwegian shipbuilder Vard has hired TMC Compressors (TMC) to supply a complete marine compressed air system to a newbuild cable laying vessel being built for Prysmian.Under the contract, whose value was not disclosed, TMC will deliver a marine…

Into the Deep: Offshore Production Increasingly Finds Deeper Waters

May 08, 2024

Offshore energy is on a growth trajectory. Rystad Energy wrote in February 2024 that upstream oil majors were diving in to deeper waters. “Despite tightened budgets, frontier drilling is fueling optimism for a productive year, particularly deepwater projects in the Atlantic Margin…

Bluestone to Supervise Construction of Prysmian's Two New Cable Layers

May 08, 2024

Bluestone Group, a maritime technical services company, has secured a contract for plan approval and site supervision of two new cutting-edge cable-laying vessels operated by Prysmian.The two new cable-laying vessels, the first of which is under construction and the second under design…

CMM Secures Funding to Facilitate Construction of Ethanol-Powered PSV Fleet

May 08, 2024

Compagnie Maritime Monegasque (CMM) has secured $94 million in financing from Summit Ridge Capital Partners, which will help the company construct pioneering ethanol-powered fleet of Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs) in Brazil.The financing will…

Sapura Energy Lands $1.8B Petrobras Deal for Six Pipelaying Vessels and Subsea Services

May 07, 2024

Malaysia-based offshore services firm Sapura Energy has through its joint venture companies secured $1.8 billion worth of contracts with Brazil’s state-owned energy giant Petrobras for the provision of subsea services and six pipe-laying support vessels (PLSVs)…

Senegal's O3S Orders Fast Supply Vessel from Penguin

May 06, 2024

O3S – Oil Senegal Support Services, a homegrown Senegalese operator servicing the country's fledgling offshore energy sector, has ordered a new 36-meter fast supply vessel (FSV) from Singaporean shipbuilder Penguin International. Construction on the new FSV is expected to start later this year…

Van Oord’s Heavy-Lift Installation Vessel Gets Major Upgrade

May 03, 2024

Van Oord’s Svanen vessel has received a major upgrade which increased its total height to 125 meters, making it one of the largest heavy-lift vessels in the world suitable for handling the next generation of monopile foundations for offshore wind…

Windward Offshore to Equip CSOV Newbuild Duo with Seaonics’ Cranes

Apr 30, 2024

German shipowner Windward Offshore has ordered 3D Electric Controlled Motion Compensated (ECMC) cranes from Seaonics for two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) being built by Norwegian shipbuilder VARD.The order marks Seaonics' first equipment delivery to Windward Offshore…

Bibby Marine Places Order for ‘World’s First’ eCSOV

Apr 30, 2024

Bibby Marine has signed a shipbuilding contract with Gondan Shipbuilders to construct what is said to be the world’s first zero-emission, electric commissioning service operation vessel (eCSOV).The eCSOV will be built in Gondan’s Asturias shipyard in Spain and is scheduled to be delivered in 2026…

DOF Secures $192M from Two Contracts with Petrobras

Apr 30, 2024

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Group has secured two contracts with Brazil’s state-run oil and gas company Petrobras, worth over $192 million.Petrobras has awarded new long-term charter and service contracts to Norskan Offshore. and DOF Subsea Servicos Brasil…

Sapura Energy Hooks Subsea Services Contract from Thai Oil Major Off Malaysia

Apr 29, 2024

Malaysia-based offshore services firm Sapura Energy, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Sapura Subsea Services, has secured a contract to provide subsea services for Thai oil company PTTEP’s subsidiaries in Malaysia.The contract, effective from February 21…

SOVs – Analyzing Current, Future Demand Drivers

Apr 26, 2024

At a high-level, there are three solutions to transferring technicians from shore bases to offshore wind farms for construction and O&M activities: crew transfer vessel (CTV), helicopter, and SOVs/CSOVs.SOVs and CSOVs generally house 60-120 technicians offshore for a few weeks at a time…

Bourbon Orders Exail Tech to Streamline Subsea Fleet’s Services for Offshore Energy

Apr 25, 2024

UK-based Exail has secured a contract with French maritime services provider Bourbon to supply several units of its Octans Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS) for integration into Bourbon Subsea Services’s fleet.These units will be…

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