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Solstad Offshore Signs Up for Inmarsat Fleet LTE for its North Sea Vessels

Sep 28, 2021

The Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has signed a deal with Inmarsat for its new Fleet LTE service, which will cover the connectivity needs of multiple Solstad Offshore vessels in the North Sea.Mobile satellite communications…

Offshore Shipowner Awind Changes Name

Sep 28, 2021

Norway-based offshore shipowner Awind AS, a subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions AS, has changed its name to IWS Fleet. 'The name change reflects the ambitions of Integrated Wind Solutions to become a leading provider of integrated services and solutions to the offshore wind industry…

Repsol Extends Esvagt Corona Vessel Stay at Yme Field

Sep 27, 2021

Danish offshore vessel owner Esvagt said Monday that the Spanish oil firm Repsol had extended the contract for the Esvagt Corona standby/rescue vessel for an additional 18 months.The contract for standby services at Repsol's Yme field in the Norwegian North Sea now runs until the spring of 2023…

Diamond Offshore to Manage Aquadrill's Rig for One-year Deal in GoM

Sep 24, 2021

Offshore drilling firm Aquadrill - ex-Seadrill Partners - has entered into a charter hire agreement with drilling contractor Diamond Offshore Drilling - as a rig manager - for Aquadrill's Auriga drillship.Under the contract, Aquadrill will provide…

ABS Awards AIP for Ned Project's Hydrogen-ready WTIV Design Aimed for U.S. Offshore Wind Market

Sep 24, 2021

Classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted its Approval in Principle (AIP) to Ned Project Inc. for its hydrogen-ready wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) design.The NP20000X ULAM design is intended to be Jones Act…

Offshore Seismic Vessel Utilization Hits Pre-pandemic Levels, Rystad Says

Sep 23, 2021

Vessel utilization in the offshore oil and gas seismic data acquisition sector has reached pre-pandemic levels in the third quarter of 2021, Rystad Energy has found.Rystad, a Norway-based energy industry intelligence firm, said that, after several devastating quarters caused by the pandemic…

Esvagt's New SOV to Work at Offshore Wind Farm in UK

Sep 23, 2021

Danish offshore vessel operator Esvagt, which earlier this week took delivery of a newbuild service operation vessel from Havyard Leirvik, plans to deploy the vessel at an offshore wind farm in the UK.The company said Thursday that the vessel…

Drillship Arrives in Rotterdam for Conversion into Subsea Mining Vessel

Sep 23, 2021

The 228-meter-long former drillship Vitoria 10000, now renamed Hidden Gem, has this week arrived in Rotterdam, The Netherlands to start its conversion into a subsea mining vessel.The news of the vessel's arrival was shared by The Metals Company (formerly DeepGreen Metals Inc…

GE Charters Acta Marine's SOV for French Offshore Wind Farm Work

Sep 22, 2021

Offshore wind turbine maker GE Renewable Energy has chartered Acta Marine's Service Operation Vessel Acta Auriga for the commissioning activities of 80 Haliade 150-6MW turbines at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.The vessel will…

Havyard Leirvik Delivers Sixth SOV to Esvagt

Sep 22, 2021

Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard Leirvik has delivered another offshore wind service operation vessel (SOV) to Danish vessel owner Esvagt.The vessel, Esvagt Havelok, is the third and last of the ‘triplet ships’ built by Havyard for Esvagt.  The ship handed over Tuesday was the third in the same series…

Shell Orders Fully Electric Ferries from Penguin in Singapore

Sep 22, 2021

Shell has awarded a contract to a Singapore-based firm Penguin International Limited, to design, build and operate at least three fully electric ferries which, when operational, will be the first fully electric ferry service in Singapore and a first for Shell globally…

Windcat Workboats Names Head of CSOV Business

Sep 21, 2021

Offshore crew transfer company Windcat Workboats has informed that Stephen Bolton has joined its Executive Management Team as Managing Director CSOVs, as part of the company's plan to build a CSOV business.Commissioning service operation vessels…

Offshore Wind: High Tien Offshore to Acquire Taiwan's First Cable Laying Vessel

Sep 20, 2021

Taiwan-based offshore engineering company High Tien Offshore Engineering has said it will invest into and own the first Taiwanese large Cable Laying Vessel (CLV) to support Taiwan's growing offshore wind ambitions.The company said that the vessel…

Strategic Marine Unveils New Fast Crew Boat Design

Sep 20, 2021

Shipbuilder Strategic Marine has unveiled its new Aluminium 42m Gen 4 Fast Crew Boat (FCB) design. According to the company, the vessel comes with an efficient new hull form and Z-bow which improves seakeeping, requires less power for the same speed and deadweight (DWT)…

Harvey Gulf Adds Second Tri-fueled Vessel with Real Time Emissions Monitoring

Sep 16, 2021

U.S.-based offshore vessels owner Harvey Gulf International Marine on Thursday announced that it has taken delivery of its second tri-fueled platform supply vessel. The 310-foot Harvey Power is equipped to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG)…

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