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NOV-BLM to Deliver Jacking System for Van Oord's Mega Jack-up Vessel

Oct 06, 2021

NOV-BLM has won a contract to deliver the jacking system for the new offshore wind installation vessel ordered by Van Oord.Van Oord, the Dutch marine and offshore services company, last week placed an order for a jack-up vessel that will be…

Robert Allan Ltd. Unveils Methanol-fueled CTV Design

Oct 05, 2021

Canadian naval architecture firm Robert Allan Ltd. has unveiled a methanol-fueled RAptor 2400 crew transfer vessel (CTV), bringing the offshore wind industry closer to eliminating carbon emissions from the supply chain.As a marine fuel, methanol…

Solstad Offshore Sells Seven Vessels for Recycling

Oct 05, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has sold seven vessels that have been laid up for a while for recycling.'The vessels to be recycled are defined by Solstad as non-strategic, they are of older age and considered to be irrelevant for present and future markets…

Turkey Sends Cypriot Vessel Away From Its Continental Shelf

Oct 04, 2021

Turkey sent a Greek Cypriot research vessel away from what it says is its continental shelf in the Mediterranean on Sunday after it entered the area without permission, Turkey's Defence Ministry said, in a sign of renewed tensions.For decades…

Norway's New Offshore Vessel Firm Orders Offshore Wind Vessel Trio from Vard

Oct 04, 2021

Norway's Farstad, Volstad, and Kleven have teamed up and formed a new ship-owning company in Norway, called Norwind Offshore, focused purely on offshore wind.For this, Norwind Offshore has already entered into a contract with Vard for the delivery of three vessels by 2024…

5th Circ. Won't Reconsider Ruling on FLSA Exemption for Seamen

Oct 01, 2021

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday said workers who use cranes attached to boats to load equipment onto offshore oil rigs are not 'seamen' exempt from overtime pay under federal wage law, reviving a collective action against liftboat operator All Coast LLC…

Offshore Wind: Japanese Firms KCS, MOL In Cable Laying Collab

Oct 01, 2021

Japanese subsea cable laying firm Kokusai Cable Ship (KCS) and the shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) have signed an agreement to collaborate on the operation of cable-laying ships to meet the increasing demand for the installation of power cables…

Incat Crowther-designed Crew Transfer Vessel Under Construction in China

Oct 01, 2021

Australian vessel designer Incat Crowther said Friday China’s first purpose-built catamaran crew transfer vessel was under construction at AFAI Southern Shipyard. To be operated by Goldsea Marine & Offshore Engineering (Shanghai) Co Ltd, the vessel will support China’s offshore wind farm sector…

Seaway 7, OHT Merger Complete

Oct 01, 2021

Offshore installation giant Subsea 7 has informed that the merger between its offshore wind subsidiary Seaway 7 and offshore and heavy lift vessel owner OHT has been completed.Subsequent to the combination, first proposed in July 2021, OHT ASA will be re-named Seaway 7 ASA…

Dogger Bank Wind Farm: Alicat to Build Hybrid-powered Daughter Craft for North Star

Sep 30, 2021

UK-based offshore wind vessel operator North Star Renewables has ordered two hybrid-powered daughter craft from Great Yarmouth based-marine and engineering specialist Alicat.Once built, the vessels are destined for the Dogger Bank wind farm…

Aker BP Charters Møkster's Battery-powered Platform Supply Vessel

Sep 30, 2021

‍Norwegian oil firm Aker BP has awarded a three-year charter for Møkster's platform supply vessel with battery hybridization.The Norwegian shipowner has a hybridization program on-going for three vessels and one of these vessels, the Stril Polar…

PGS Wraps 2021 Seismic Acquisition Campaign Offshore Canada

Sep 29, 2021

Norwegian seismic data acquisition company PGS has said that it has on behalf of the PGS-TGS joint venture acquired over 10 000 sq. km of 3D GeoStreamer data offshore Newfoundland and Labrador between May and September this year. The data from…

Briggs Marine Expands Fleet with Fast Crew Supply Vessel

Sep 29, 2021

Briggs Marine has acquired Forth Engineer, a Damen FCS 2610 fast crew supply vessel, bringing its wholly-owned fleet to a total of 40. 'This addition to the fleet allows Briggs Marine to extend its remit further into the renewable energies sector…

Aker BP in Platform Supply Vessel Charters with Solstad, Eidesvik

Sep 29, 2021

Norwegian offshore oil and gas producer Aker BP on Wednesday awarded platform supply vessel contracts to vessel owners Solstad Offshore and Eidesvik Offshore.With Solstad Offshore, Aker BP signed a new contract for the platform supply vessel Far Solitaire…

Miclyn Express Offshore Names New CEO

Sep 28, 2021

Singapore-based offshore vessel operator Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO) has appointed Darren Ang as CEO. Ang, who took over as CEO from Diederik DeBoer, has been with the company for 22 years.Prior to becoming CEO, Ang served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer…

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