Monday, December 21, 2020

Edison Chouest Offshore to Install First Battery Pack on a Jones Act PSV

Louisiana-based Edison Chouest Offshore has announced plans to install a battery system on board one of its 312-foot platform supply vessels working for a major oil and gas company in...

December 21, 2020
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Friday, October 2, 2020
Maritime News

Damen to Supply ASD Tug 5016 Design to Edison Chouest Offshore

Damen Shipyards Group has been awarded a contract to design a new Offshore Terminal Tug for Edison Chouest Offshore. Chouest will initially build two ASD Tugs 5016 at its Louisiana...

October 2, 2020
Total Views: 126

Thursday, October 1, 2020
Maritime News

Edison Chouest Offshore to Build and Operate First Large Jones Act-Compliant Offshore Wind Vessel

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Ørsted and Eversource have executed a long-term charter agreement for the provision of the first-ever Jones Act-compliant Service Operations Vessel (SOV) for the U.S. offshore wind...

October 1, 2020
Total Views: 341

Friday, April 28, 2017
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Gulf of Mexico Subsea Alliance to Utilize New ‘Island Venture’ OCV

Halliburton (NYSE: HAL), Trendsetter Engineering and C-Innovations have announced formation of a strategic alliance which will utilize the new offshore construction vessel Island Venture to provide Gulf of Mexico (GOM)...

April 28, 2017
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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Maritime News

Edison Chouest Offshore Inks New Gulf of Mexico Alliance with BP

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) says it has inked a new 30-month agreement to extend its business alliance BP, the largest energy investor in deepwater Gulf of Mexico over the past...

April 12, 2017
Total Views: 20

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Ulstein Delivers ‘Island Venture’, Its Largest Construction Vessel to Date

Norwegian shipbuilding group Ulstein has announced the delivery of its largest offshore construction vessel (OCV) to date, the Island Venture. The OCV was delivered this past Tuesday from Ulstein Verft....

January 19, 2017
Total Views: 126

Friday, October 21, 2016
Maritime News

Edison Chouest to Build 13 Damen Tugs Following Texas, Alaska Contract Wins

Louisiana-based Edison Chouest Offshore is building 13 Damen-designed heavy duty mooring assistance and escort tugs in response to two major contract wins in Texas and Alaska. The 13 tugs will...

October 21, 2016
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Maritime News

Chevron to Lease Space at Edison Chouest’s Base in Brazil

SAO JOAO DA BARRA, Brazil, June 7 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp plans to sign a five-year agreement to lease berthing space for its vessels from U.S. oil service company Edison...

June 7, 2016
Total Views: 3

Monday, February 8, 2016
Maritime News

Edison Chouest’s New TopShip Shipyard to Create 1,000 Jobs

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and officials from Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) announced Monday the company is locating shipbuilding operations at the Port of Gulfport in Gulfport, MS, representing a $68 million corporate...

February 8, 2016
Total Views: 30

Thursday, November 12, 2015
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Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Offshore Construction Vessel ‘Island Venture’ Nearing Completion in Norway

The new offshore construction vessel Island Venture was put through its paces this week during sea trials in Norway, where the vessel is under construction at the Ulstein Verft shipyard....

November 12, 2015
Total Views: 35

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Record Launch at Ulstein

On Tuesday night, yard number 302, an offshore construction vessel for Island Offshore and Edison Chouest Offshore, was launched from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft shipyard in Norway. Measuring...

August 26, 2015
Total Views: 20

Friday, May 8, 2015
Maritime News

Record Build for Ulstein Verft Reaches Milestone

A big milestone for a record build at the Ulstein Verft shipyard in Norway. Last month, the prefabricated aft section of newbuild Yno 302 arrived at the yard following an...

May 8, 2015
Total Views: 12

Friday, March 6, 2015
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Fire Incidents

Edison Chouest Anchor Handler Towed Across the Caribbean After Fire

The anchor handling tug supply vessel (AHTS) Edison Chouest has arrived today in Port Fourchon after being towed by the AHTS Gulf Champion from Trinidad. An anonymous source tells gCaptain a fuel return...

March 6, 2015
Total Views: 51

Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Engineering News

Caterpillar to Power New Edison Chouest Heavy Duty AHTS’

Long-time Caterpillar customer Edison Chouest has chosen to install four Tier 4 Final C280-16 generator sets aboard two new Polar Class 3 anchor handling tug and supply vessels (AHTS) under construction at...

March 5, 2015
Total Views: 28

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Edison Chouest to Build Polar Anchor Handler, Rolls-Royce Wins Propulsion Contract

U.S. -based offshore support vessel owner Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) has awarded Rolls-Royce a contract today to supply azimuth main propulsion, propulsion control systems, anchor winches and an anchor handling crane...

March 4, 2015
Total Views: 47

Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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Chevron and Edison Chouest Face Lawsuit Over Kidnapping of American Supply Boat Captain

Nearly a year to the day after Edison Chouest’s supply vessel C-Retriever was hijacked and its captain and chief engineer kidnapped off Nigeria, a lawsuit has been filed in Houston...

October 21, 2014
Total Views: 73

Monday, June 9, 2014
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Maritime News

Bayliner Founder Sells Westport Yachts to Chouest Family

Westport Shipyard, the largest yacht builder in North America, announced in an emailed statement they have been acquired by Westport, LLC, an ownership group that includes Gary Chouest and members...

June 9, 2014
Total Views: 191

Monday, May 5, 2014
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Former Bee Mar OSV “Ms Charlotte” Heads to Sea Trials

Originally built for Bee Mar, the Bollinger shipyards-built platform supply vessel, Ms Charlotte is one of 7 vessel recently purchased by Edison Chouest from Bollinger. This vessel will be on contract...

May 5, 2014
Total Views: 40

Friday, April 4, 2014
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Kidnapped off Nigeria – An American Ship Captain Unveils the Truth

Surrounded by rolling cornfields, Sidney, Illinois is a sleepy midwestern town with a population hovering just above 1,000. Captain Wren Thomas III grew up on a farm here, about as...

April 4, 2014
Total Views: 157

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Edison Chouest Offshore Acquires Bee Mar PSVs

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) has acquired the remaining assets from the fleet of Broussard, LA-based Bee Mar LLC, The Times-Picayune has confirmed citing a spokesman for Bollinger Shipyards, one of Bee Mar's sister companies.

February 4, 2014
Total Views: 14