Friday, July 14, 2017
Maritime News

Solstad Farstad Sells 2010-Built AHTS to DOF

Offshore service vessel giant Solstad Farstad has sold off its first vessel since its formation last month following the mega-merger of three leading OSV companies in Norway. The vessel, the...

July 14, 2017
Total Views: 30

Friday, September 16, 2016
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Maritime News

BEAST Mode: New Long-Haul Tug ‘ALP Striker’ Delivers Huge 310 Ton Bollard Pull

The first of four new long-haul towing and anchor handling tugs for ALP Maritime has returned from sea trials where it achieved an impressive 309.6 tonne bollard pull during testing. The ALP...

September 16, 2016
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Saturday, April 18, 2015
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Executive MBA Students Have Questions for the Anchor Handling Sector

Students from the Global Executive MBA program at the UCLA-NUS (National University of Singapore) have approached gCaptain recently with some fairly specific questions directed to the segment of our audience involved in anchor...

April 18, 2015
Total Views: 10

Friday, March 13, 2015

Big Boy Toys: AHTS Anchor Handling Ops Tilt-Shift Timelapse

Here is some tilt-shift video showing a anchor handling operations aboard an AHTS. Tilt-shift photography uses a special high angle lens that creates the effect of a miniature, toy-like scene. The...

March 13, 2015
Total Views: 79

Friday, February 21, 2014
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Teekay Enters Offshore Installation Business, Orders New Ships

Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. (NYSE:TOO) announced today that it will be entering the l0ng-haul ocean towage and offshore installation business with the acquisition of Netherlands-based ALP Maritime Services B.V. “The strong fundamentals...

February 21, 2014
Total Views: 80

Monday, January 13, 2014
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Technip Extends Contracts for Solstad Anchor Handlers

Technip UK Limited has exercised the first of two yearly options to extend existing frame agreement with Solstad Offshore ASA (SOFF) for the supply of vessels for construction and subsea...

January 13, 2014
Total Views: 3

Monday, October 28, 2013
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Viking Supply Wins AHTS Charter Contracts

Viking Supply Ships announced today 4 new charter contracts for their anchor handlers, “Loke Viking”, “Magne Viking”, “Brage Viking” and “Balder Viking” with a “major oil company” according to an...

October 28, 2013
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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Vallianz Gets Planted into Middle East Market with $334 Million in Orders

Vallianz Holdings Ltd, a Singapore-based offshore services provider has joined forces with Rawabi Holdings to create a new Saudi Arabian-based subsidiary focused on providing offshore marine services in the Middle East....

October 1, 2013
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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Otto Marine Awarded AHTS Newbuild Contracts, First New Order in Two Years

After reporting two straight years of losses, and nearly 24 months without a single shipbuilding contract, Singapore-based Otto Marine has just been awarded a $27.8 million newbuild order for a...

March 13, 2013
Total Views: 10

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Damen ahts 200 anchor handler tug supply
Engineering News

Damen Unveils Beastly 200T Bollard Pull Anchor Handler

Netherlands-based Damen Shipyards Group unveiled today the AHTS 200, the latest vessel within their “Offshore Series” of designs.  A powerful, and versatile deepwater Anchor Handling Tug Supplier (AHTS), this ship is...

January 31, 2013
Total Views: 255

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
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Rosetti Marino Awards Rolls-Royce £18 Million Anchor Handler Contract

Rolls-Royce announced today the signing of an £18 million contract with Italian shipyard Rosetti Marino S.p.A for the design and delivery of an integrated power & propulsion and equipment system...

June 20, 2012
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, April 4, 2012
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Engineering News

Cochin Shipyard Delivers Anchor Handler to Shipping Corp of India

The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. (SCI) accepted delivery of an Anchor Handling, Towing & Supply (AHTS) vessel MV SCI Kundan on 3 April 2012.   This is the second of two...

April 4, 2012
Total Views: 3

Monday, April 2, 2012

On the Water with Shell’s M/V Aiviq [VIDEO] Here is some on-the-water footage of Shell’s new 360-foot ice-class AHTS, the M/V Aiviq, said to be one of the largest and most technologically vessels of its kind. The $200...

April 2, 2012
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Engineering News

Shell Takes Delivery of the New Ice-Classed M/V Aiviq, ECO’s Largest and Most Advanced Vessel to Date

Shell Exploration and Production says it has taken delivery of the M/V Aiviq (pronounced ‘eye-vik’), a 360-foot ice class anchor handler built by Edison Chouest Offshore in Larose, Louisiana. Built...

March 27, 2012
Total Views: 79

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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Maersk Wins 4-Year Contract from Petrobras to Launch Some Badass Anchors

Maersk Supply Service has won three new contracts with the Brazilian state owned oil company Petrobras (SAO:PETR3) for anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) services offshore Brazil. These 4-year contracts commencing...

March 6, 2012
Total Views: 96

Monday, February 13, 2012
Engineering News

Swire Pacific Contracts ST Marine for Additional Anchor Handling Tugs

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) announced today that its marine arm, ST Marine, has won two shipbuilding contracts worth about S$75m from Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd (SPO),...

February 13, 2012
Total Views: 6

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Working Offshore on the Skandi Vega – Timelapse Video

[vimeo][/vimeo] Nice work by Andreas Storebø on DOF Subsea’s Skandi Vega. Background on the Skandi Vega… The Skandi Vega is an Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel (AHTS) designed for deepwater anchor handling....

February 12, 2012
Total Views: 12

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Otto Marine Entrenches Deeper into West Africa with 3-year Multi-Million Dollar Contract

Global Workboats will take delivery of the 7,200 bhp AHTS in-line with the Group’s strategy to build a strong chartering fleet to tap on pockets of demand in Africa, Australia...

February 9, 2012
Total Views: 46

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Drydocks World Singapore Delivers New Anchor Handler to Greatship Global Offshore

Greatship Global Offshore Services Pte., a Singapore incorporated subsidiary of Greatship (India) Limited (GIL), has taken delivery of GREATSHIP VIMLA, a 150T Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessel (AHTS), from Drydocks...

February 9, 2012
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Engineering News

Farstad announces two AHTS newbuilds

SINGAPORE (Dow Jones)–STX OSV Holdings Ltd. (MS7.SG), a Singapore-listed shipbuilder, Wednesday announced it has secured new contracts for the construction of two vessels valued at NOK1.2 billion (US$218 million) from...

June 22, 2011
Total Views: 2