Bibby Marine Orders Purpose-Built Wind Farm Service Vessel

Bibby Marine Services has placed an order for a purpose-built walk-to-work vessel to serve exclusively in the offshore wind market in the North Sea. The order was placed at Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards for construction at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. The new ship will be known as the Bibby WaveMaster 1, a Service Operations Vessel (SOV) measuring 90-meters in … [Read more...]

“Olympic Bibby” Subsea IRM Vessel Christened at Kleven Shipyard

On Thursday 9 April, Bibby Offshore celebrated the official naming ceremony of the subsea IRM (Inspection Repair and Maintenance) light construction vessel Olympic Bibby at Kleven Shipyard in Norway.  She was ordered by Olympic Shipping and upon delivery will be chartered by Bibby Offshore for a 3 year firm period, plus options for two additional years. She is the seventh … [Read more...]

Bibby Offshore Signs ROV Contract with Seascape

Bibby Offshore announced today its Singapore division signed a 1-year ROV services contract earlier this year with subsea contractor Seascape. Bibby has already mobilized their SMD ATOM work-class ROV aboard the Seascape-chartered DP2 dive support vessel Windermere. The ATOM is rated to 3000 meters, 100 horsepower and is an ultra-compact work class remotely-operated … [Read more...]

Do Eco-Ships Make Sense?

According to Robert Bugbee, President of Scorpio Tankers, the answer to the eco-ship question can perhaps be found by considering the question, "Do you believe in God?" If you believe in God and He exists, you go to heaven. If you don't believe in God and He does exist, you go to Hell. Well, if you don't believe in ec0-ships, and it turns out eco-ships are the right … [Read more...]