Viking Supply Ships Sells Three Icebreaking AHTS

Viking Supply Ships announced Friday it has sold three icebreaking AHTS Tor Viking, Balder Viking and Vidar Viking to the monarchy of Canada as the weak offshore market continued in the first half of 2018. Adding to its woes, Viking Supply Ships also revealed that it will report a first half-year net loss of $40 million from a $12 million loss from the sale of … [Read more...]

Vidar Viking Extended at Sakhalin

Viking Supply Ships reports today their 200 ton bollard pull anchor handler Vidar Viking has had its contract with Sakhalin Energy extended until the end of July 2016, plus a six month extension option. The vessel is currently conducting ice management and supply operations at the Sakhalin-2 project in the Okhotsk Sea off Russia. Viking Supply Ships says the new contract, … [Read more...]

Brage Viking Awarded $100 Million Charter Contract

Viking Supply Ships' heavy duty ice-class AHTS Brage Viking┬áhas won a major charter contract today which will keep it employed for at least the next 2 years and 8 months with an undisclosed oil major. ┬áThe charter contract, according to the vessel owner, is valued at around USD $100 million and includes options to extend the charter for an additional 18 months. Christian … [Read more...]

Viking Supply Ships to Close Aberdeen Office

Swedish shipowner Viking Supply Ships (VSS) will be shutting down their Aberdeen office as of 1 July 2015, according to a statement by the company today. Company management cites the current weak market within the offshore supply segment and a need to "remain competitive and reduce costs." "All administrative functions will be absorbed by the head office in Copenhagen. … [Read more...]

Tor Viking Gains Work Off Eastern Asia

Viking Supply Ships' 84 meter ice-class supply vessel/tug Tor Viking has just been chartered for an 11 month job off eastern Asia with an undisclosed oil major according to a statement today. The value of the firm period of the contract is roughly USD $34.5 million according to a statement by Viking Supply today. The Tor Viking is a DNV 1A1 ICE-10 classed vessel with a … [Read more...]