Saturday, August 28, 2021
Greenland expedition discover 'world's northernmost island'

It Was Not Our Intention To Discover A New Island

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters)-Scientists last month set foot on a tiny island off the coast of Greenland which they say is the world’s northernmost point of land and was revealed...

August 28, 2021
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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Island Offshore Walk-to-Work Vessel Wins Floating Wind Work in Norway

Island Offshore has announced a contract award from Equinor for a service operation vessel (SOV) for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm project in Norway. The contract will be served...

July 7, 2021
Total Views: 1612

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Maritime News

Island Offshore Vessels Secure Work from Shell

Two less offshore vessels looking for work today as Island Offshore announces charter contracts for the company’s vessels Island Valiant and Island Constructor. The contracts were awarded by A/S Norske...

April 6, 2016
Total Views: 9

Monday, March 14, 2016
Island Dragon

Island Offshore Lays Up Two More PSVs as North Sea Lay Ups Top 100 Vessels

Island Offshore has announced the lay ups of its two platform supply vessels (PSVs), Island Dragon and Island Duchess, effectively immediately, pushing the total number of offshore vessel layups in the...

March 14, 2016
Total Views: 5

Thursday, November 12, 2015
island venture
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: 36

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Maritime News

Island Offshore Reduces Working Hours, Avoiding Layoffs

  Norwegian offshore vessel operator Island offshore says it will be reducing working hours for its shoreside employees to avoid layoffs amid the severely weakened offshore market. Island Offshore will...

June 23, 2015
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
island innovator drilling rig

Island Innovator Spuds-In Off Stavanger

The Island Innovator semi-submersible started turning to the right at PL674BS within the Zulu prospect located approximately 100 kilometers west of Stavanger and approximately 30 kilometers northeast of the Johan...

January 20, 2015
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
island innovator drilling rig

Lundin Finds Oil and Gas in the Barents, Transocean Arctic Spuds-In

Utilizing the Island Innovator semi-submersible drilling rig, Lundin Norway AS announced today a significant oil and gas discovery in the southern part of the Barents Sea. While wildcat drilling in the...

October 14, 2014
Total Views: 1

Friday, September 5, 2014
island constructor

Building the Ulstein SX121 Island Constructor

Sister vessel to the Island Performer, the Island Constructor was built in 2008 by Ulstein Verft for Island Offshore and is an offshore construction and well intervention vessel.  The following video shows...

September 5, 2014
Total Views: 27

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Maritime News

A Look at Island Offshore’s New State-of-the-Art Subsea Vessel, MV ISLAND PERFORMER

9 July 2014 - Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft delivered the state-of-the-art MV Island Performer to its owner Island Offshore today.

July 9, 2014
Total Views: 146

Thursday, July 3, 2014
nov crane active heave compensated

Island Offshore’s New X-Bow Gets Finished Up at Ulstein Verft [IMAGES]

Update 8 July 2014: The Island Performer has been delivered today to her new owner, Island Offshore. Earlier: Island Offshore’s latest well intervention vessel Island Performer was getting the last...

July 3, 2014
Total Views: 64

Monday, May 5, 2014
island dawn offshore supply vessel vard brevik

VARD and Simek Shipyards Win Supply Vessel Orders

Norwegian ship owner Island Offshore and Aberdeen-based Fletcher Shipping have just signed contracts with Rolls-Royce for a total of four new offshore supply vessels of the UT 717 CDX and UT 755...

May 5, 2014
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
island innovator drilling rig

Island Innovator Comes Up Dry Near Johan Sverdrup

Island Innovator, the Marrac ASA-owned and Odfjell-managed semi-submersible drilling unit, has come up dry on a well drilled for Lundin Petroleum offshore Norway. The rig is on a 12 well drilling...

February 11, 2014
Total Views: 6

Monday, January 27, 2014
UT 777CD

Rolls-Royce and Island Offshore Prep for Heavy Weather with New Ship Design

Rolls-Royce and Norwegian ship owner Island Offshore have announced today a rather unique new vessel design they’ve been quietly working on, the UT 777. Designed for top hole drilling, subsea...

January 27, 2014
Total Views: 104

Monday, January 21, 2013

Island Offshore Wins Long-term Charter Contracts

Island Offshore has announced it has won two 5-year contracts for its Island Chieftain and Island Challenger vessels. In a statement, Island Offshore says that the UT 776 design Island...

January 21, 2013
Total Views: 1

Thursday, December 20, 2012
sx121 ulstein psv design

Ulstein Receives PSV Newbuild Order From Island Offshore and Edison Chouest JV

Ulstein announced today they have entered into a contract with Island Ventures II LLC, a joint venture partnership between Norwegian offshore operator Island Offshore, and Louisiana-based Edison Chouest Offshore, for the...

December 20, 2012
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
island innovator rig
Engineering News

COSCO Qidong Delivers New Drilling and Well Intervention Rig to Odfjell Drilling

The Island Innovator, a DNV-classed semi-submersible drilling and well intervention rig was delivered today by COSCO Qidong shipyard to its new owner, Odfjell Drilling.  This new rig has been contracted...

October 2, 2012
Total Views: 16

Friday, June 29, 2012

Island Offshore Adds Two to Tab at STX OSV

STX OSV Holdings Ltd. (MS7.SG) said Friday it secured contracts worth about NOK500 million ($83.5 million) to build two platform supply vessels for Island Offshore Group. The PSVs are scheduled...

June 29, 2012
Total Views: 2

Thursday, June 21, 2012
island crusader
Engineering News

STX OSV Delivers First Lean Burn Gas Powered Supply Vessel to Island Offshore

Island Offshore took delivery today of the MV Island Crusader from STX OSV, Brevik.  This is the first of two Rolls-Royce designed gas powered vessels ordered by Island Offshore and...

June 21, 2012
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Gulmar Atlantis MT6022 XL
Engineering News

Island Offshore and Rem Offshore Sign Contracts for New Subsea Construction Vessels

Newbuild orders for subsea construction and supply vessels have been placed today by Norwegian shipowners Rem Offshore and Island Offshore. Having built a dozen ships in the past for Rem...

April 24, 2012
Total Views: 36