rss icon Subscribe
desktop mobile

Vessels

Taiwan: Keel Laying Ceremony Held for Offshore Wind Installation Vessel Green Jade

Credi: DEME

An official keel-laying ceremony for the offshore wind installation vessel ‘Green Jade’ was held Friday at CSBC’s shipyard in Kaohsiung, marking an important moment in Taiwan’s maritime and offshore wind history.‘Green Jade’ is owned by CDWE, a joint venture between CSBC,

Hybrid Accommodation Vessel MWV Falgout Delivered

MWV Falgout (Photo: VOS)

The Chinese-built hybrid accommodation vessel MWV Falgout has been delivered to end client Brunei Shell Petroleum.The 80-meter vessel, a new purchase for Bruneian owners JISCO Marine Sdn Bhd, will be employed on long-term charter for the Bruneian oil and gas company. The ship was officially accepted into charter on February 17.

Solstad Offshore CSVs Net Offshore Wind, Seismic Survey Contracts

Credit: Solstad

Norwegian offshore vessel provider Solstad Offshore said Thursday it had won new contracts for two of its subsea construction vessels (CSV), the Normand Fortress and the Normand Mermaid, in offshore wind and seismic sectors, respectively.The CSV Normand Fortress has secured a contract with the UK-based

REM Offshore's Wind Service Vessel to Feature NES Technology

Credit:Havyard Design & Solutions AS

Havyard Group's subsidiary Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) has won a contract to deliver energy design and smart control solution to Rem Offshore’s new vessel for the offshore wind service market. The contract was awarded by Green Yard Kleven who is building the vessel.According to NES, the vessel

DOF Sells Platform Supplier Skandi Texel

Skandi Texel - Credit.W.J. Soeters/MarineTraffic.com

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF Rederi AS, a subsidiary of DOF, has sold the platform supply vessel Skandi Texel.DOF said Wednesday that the vessel had been sold to a Norwegian company. It did not say who the buyer was exactly, but it did say that the vessel would leave the oil services sector."The

Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm: Equinor Renews Charter for Esvagt Njord SOV

Credit: Esvagt

Norwegian energy firm Equinor has awarded a 5-year contract extension to Danish offshore vessel owner Esvagt for the use of the Esvagt Njord vessel at the Dudgeon offshore wind farm in the UK. The extension runs until 2026.The SOV (Service Operation Vessel) ‘Esvagt Njord’ has been servicing Equinor

Specialist Offshore Wind Installation Ship Launched in China

OHT’s Alfa Lift float-out at CMHI’s shipyard in Jiangsu, China. Photo Source: OHT

Norwegian owner Offshore Heavy Transports (OHT) said its newbuild vessel Alfa Lift has been floated-out from its drydock at China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard in Jiangsu, China. The semisubmersible heavy installation vessel, which is designed and built for installing the next generation XXL offshore wind foundations,

MARKET: Why Don’t OSVs Get Scrapped?

Offshore Supply Vessel (Credit: STOCKSTUDIO/AdobeStock)

The OSV sector will be reliant on a hitherto unseen amount of scrapping to balance the market, writes Gregory Brown, Associate Director – Offshore, Maritime Strategies InternationalThere is a consensus that an OSV market recovery will only be driven a supply side rationalization. As well as a lack of newbuild activity,

C-Innovation Invests in Covid-19 Mitigation on its Offshore Construction Vessels

Photo: Mako Industries

Mako Industries signed an agreement with C-Innovation to mitigate the spread of Covid-19 on its offshore construction vessels, beginning with the 168-m Island Venture. Mako uses Puradigm to combat air and surface contaminants safely in populated environments 24/7, and it has capabilities for managing

Solstad's PSV, AHTS Secure Australia Contracts

Normand-Ranger-1-scaled-e1589358761775-1536x988.jpg

Solstad Offshore, a Norway-based offshore vessel operator, on Friday said it had won contracts for the vessels Normand Ranger and Far Seeker in Australia.The Normand Seeker, a large AHTS, has been awarded a contract in Australia with the start slated for the second quarter of 2021.The anchor handler

Siem Offshore Wins W. Africa Deal for Subsea Construction Vessel 'Siem Spearfish'

Siem Spearfish - Image by David Meek/MarineTraffic.com

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Siem Offshore has said it has secured a contract for its Siem Spearfish subsea construction vessel.The contract, with an unnamed client, is for 2 months firm, with extension options included.Under the contract, the Siem Spearfish, designed for subsea operation duties such as construction and installation work,

First Ever Jones Act Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel to be Classed by ABS

Credit: ABS

Maritime and offshore classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) will class the first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), seen as a key vessel for the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry.With several gigawatts of offshore wind capacity to be installed along the U.

CWind's Next-Gen Offshore Wind Crew Transfer Vessel Launched

Credit: CWind

CWind, offshore wind crew transfer specialist, on Tuesday announced the delivery of what it described as "the world’s first hybrid-powered Surface Effect Ship (SES)," the CWind Pioneer crew transfer vessel.CWind said that the crew transfer vessel, with 24 passenger capacity, was developed in response

Euronav Sells and Leases Back VLCC Newton

File Photo: Euronav

Belgian tanker operator Euronav said Tuesday it had entered into a sale and leaseback agreement for the very large crude carrier Newton with China's Taiping & Sinopec Financial Leasing Ltd Co. The VLCC was sold for $36 million."The transaction produced a capital gain of about $2.4 million.

Maritime Apps