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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...
Saturday, April 18, 2015
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...
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...
Friday, February 21, 2014
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...
Monday, January 13, 2014
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...
Monday, October 28, 2013
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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....
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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...
Thursday, January 31, 2013
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...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Rosetti Marino Awards Rolls-Royce Â£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...
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
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...
Monday, April 2, 2012
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
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...
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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...
Monday, February 13, 2012
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),...
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Working Offshore on the Skandi Vega – Timelapse Video
[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/33955961[/vimeo] Nice work by Andreas StorebÃ¸ 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....
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...
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...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
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