Thursday, May 17, 2012

BP Orders Four PSVs to Support North Sea Operations

BP has placed an ordered for four new platform support vessels (PSVs) to support its operations in the North Sea, specifically in West of Shetland (WoS) and Norway.  The company...

May 17, 2012
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Monday, May 7, 2012

Swire Pacific Expanding Fleet To Tap Global Oil and Gas Exploration

HONG KONG (Dow Jones)–Swire Pacific Ltd. (SWRAY, 0019.HK) said it will spend HK$11 billion ($1.4 billion) over the next two years on building energy support vessels to tap the robust...

May 7, 2012
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Monday, April 30, 2012
Viking Thaumas

Brazilian Operations Not as Fruitful as Expected, Eidesvik Sells Pair of Supply Vessels

Norwegian shipowner, Eidesvik, has entered into sales agreements of USD $64 million for the two supply vessels Viking Surf (built 2002) and Viking Thaumas (built 2005). Both vessels are employed...

April 30, 2012
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Friday, March 30, 2012
UT 731 CD rolls royce
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Farstad Shipping Orders a Pair of Rolls-Royce OSVs from STX Shipbuilding

STX OSV announced today that it had secured new contracts for the construction of two Multifunctional Deep Water Anchor Handling / Offshore Service vessels for Farstad Shipping. The total value...

March 30, 2012
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Thursday, March 15, 2012
UT 776 CD hyundai PSV 4400 rolls royce
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Get Them While They’re Hot…Rolls Royce Receives £45 Million Order for PSVs

Rolls-Royce Marine received an order today from Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co, Ltd. to design and equip four deepwater platform supply vessels for an undisclosed European customer.  The contract...

March 15, 2012
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Thursday, February 23, 2012
siem offshore

Strong Demand for Offshore Supply Vessels, Norwegian Operator Doubles Profit in 4th Quarter

(Dow Jones) Norwegian supply vessel operator Siem Offshore Inc. (SIOFF.OS) said Thursday that a relatively strong market for supply vessels in the North Sea as well as rising demand in...

February 23, 2012
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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
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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
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Greatship vimla

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: 18

Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Damen PSV 3300
Engineering News

WWS’s Fleet Expands: Additional Platform Supply Vessels Ordered from Damen Shipyards

Norwegian shipowner World Wide Supply (WWS) has ordered another two PSV 3300 CD’s with Damen Shipyards. The two platform suppliers are added to the four that WWS announced to be...

February 7, 2012
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Friday, February 3, 2012
skanki hawk dof asa

DOF Rederi Takes Delivery of the Skandi Hawk from Cochin Shipyard

DOF Rederi II AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of DOF ASA, has today taken delivery of Skandi Hawk from Cochin Shipyard in India. The vessel is a combined Construction Support...

February 3, 2012
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Monday, January 30, 2012

ABS to Class Harvey Gulf’s Dual Fueled OSVs

Harvey Gulf International Marine has selected ABS as the class society for its four new dual fueled LNG-powered offshore supply vessels (OSVs) being constructed at Trinity Offshore LLC. The vessels...

January 30, 2012
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Friday, December 16, 2011
Damen PSV 3300 CD platform supply vessel

Norwegian Shipowner Places Order for New Damen-built Platform Supply Vessels

Newly founded shipowner, World Wide Supply (WWS), has ordered four platform supply vessels with Damen Shipyards. The PSV 3300 CD, built according to Damen’s E3 principles, is a newly designed...

December 16, 2011
Total Views: 53

Monday, November 7, 2011
Damen PSV 3300 platform supply vessel
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Damen Shipyards to Launch an Environmentally-Friendly Offshore Supply “Sea Truck”

Damen Shipyards will unveil its new Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) at EUROPORT 2011 and will launch a complete PSV range in the next few months. The PSV 3300 E3 is...

November 7, 2011
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Friday, June 10, 2011
Engineering News

STX OSV Wins $139M PSV Order Fueling Hopes of Supply Vessel Pick Up

STX OSV Holdings Limited, a global designer and shipbuilder of offshore and specialized vessels, has announced it has secured new contracts for the construction of two Platform Supply Vessels (PSV)...

June 10, 2011
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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Sanko and Hellespont join offshore forces

The Sanko Steamship Co Ltd and Hellespont Group have entered into a joint venture for manning and/or shipmanagement services to Sanko’s and Hellespont’s offshore fleets through their Singapore subsidiaries. The...

March 15, 2011
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Friday, February 18, 2011

Bourbon named Shipowner of the Year 2010 by Offshore Support Journal

BOURBON is named ‘Shipowner of the Year 2010’ by the Offshore Support Journal. The Group is publicly recognized by this award as “the company which above all companies has shown...

February 18, 2011
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Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Engineering News

Ulstein’s medium-sized platform supply newbuilds

Ulstein Verft announced earlier this week two medium-sized platform supply vessels of Ulstein´s PX121 design for a newly established company in Ulstein Group.  The ships are optimized for certain types...

February 9, 2011
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Sunday, December 26, 2010

Who says crew boats are ugly? Check out the Damen Fast Crew Supplier 5009

I’ve been impressed with Damen ships ever since seeing these guys at Houston’s Offshore Technology Conference a few years ago.  These are without a doubt the sexiest workboats on the...

December 26, 2010
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