Don’t Hire a Lemon: 5 Key Tips For Hiring a Workboat

  Workboathire.com Is the worlds largest publicly available database of workboats available for hire. During the course of their operations, they have seen some complications arise between vessel suppliers and their customers. Below is a list of 5 things that organisations unfamiliar with workboat hire should consider. Know what you need. Hiring a workboat can be a … [Read more...]

SPOTD: A Small Elegant Goliath Pulling Beast

Today's Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) features Nakilat SvitzerWijsmuller's ASD 3212 Mooring Tugboat. The Damen ASD Tug 2810 is proven in the industry. More than 170 of these compact, powerful tugs are working in ports worldwide. They are known by their captains for their quick acceleration and manoeuvrability and, according to Damen, can work in any climate, no matter how … [Read more...]

Tidewater Orders New Platform Supply Vessels

LEEVAC Shipyards has announced a contract with Tidewater Marine to build two LEEVAC Design Services (LDS) Platform Supply Vessels (PSV), with options for two additional vessels. The 300’ LOA diesel electrics PSVs will be built at LEEVAC's shipyards in Louisiana. "We are very excited to have another opportunity to build for Tidewater. This marks the seventh and eighth … [Read more...]

2012 International Workboat Show: What You May Have Missed

Did you miss out on the International Workboat Show in New Orleans this week?¬†Even for those of you that attended, the show is so massive that there is literally no way you could have caught everything. Not to worry, here is a breakdown of what you may have missed: TOP NEWS FROM THE 2012 WORKBOAT SHOW: WorkBoat announces Top 10 Stories of 2012 at IWBS 2012 What are … [Read more...]

Harvey Gulf Orders Two LNG Powered Workboats

Harvey Gulf International Marine ordered two additional 302' X 64', Dual Fuel Offshore Supply Vessels, bringing its total order to four. The contract signed today with Trinity Offshore is a follow on to the first two vessel order placed in October of 2011. Trinity will build all four vessels at their Gulfport, MS shipyard where the first Harvey Gulf LNG Powered Vessel hull … [Read more...]