Offshore Industry News
On 4 February, the DP2 cable installation vessel Maersk Connector was handed over from Damen Shipyards Group to Maersk Supply Service. The vessel is going directly on a long-term charter for subsea services provider DeepOcean. The on-time, on-budget delivery marks..
Brooke Offshore, a crewing services company providing marine, technical and construction crew to the offshore oil and gas industry, has expanded their business with a new office in The Hague, the Netherlands. This new branch in Europe is the latest addition..
CSC Crewing is an international crewing company that supplies temporary and fixed crew for the maritime, dredging and offshore industry. In 2015 we participated in and supplied crews for several large and prestigious projects, such as the new parallel Suez..
ZPMC-OTL Marine Contractor (ZOMC) says the Zhen Hua 30, the world’s largest self-propelled single boom crane vessel, has set a world record by lifting 13,200 metric tons (14,551 tons) during testing. The vessel performed the record lift on January 26…
The first steel was cut this week at Damen Shipyards Galati for the first ever Damen Service Operations Vessel (SOV) with walk-to-work capability. Damen is constructing the innovative vessel for UK-based client Bibby Marine Services. To be named Bibby WaveMaster..
Netherlands-based Orga expands in the Middle East with new Dubai office to strengthen client support and service. Following a very successful 2015, Orga starts 2016 with the opening of a new international office in Dubai. The push in the Middle..
The Veja Mate Offshore Wind Substation is currently under construction at Cofely Fabricom, a reputable yard in Belgium. This high-end topside, certified by DNV-GL, is equipped with a dedicated off-line fuel treatment system manufactured by DBR Generatorsets based in Sliedrecht,..
Radio Holland, part of the newly formed company RH Marine Group, has recently received its commercial trade license for Abu Dhabi after signing a contract with sponsor Royal Ruby Group (RRG). The commercial trade license allows the opening of a..
Poland’s Nauta Shiprepair Yard launched a partly outfitted offshore service vessel, the Esvagt Njord, on January 22 marking the first vessel launching at the yard for this year. Nauta and Havyard Ship Technology of Norway, the designer of the vessel, signed a..
Harding has been awarded contracts for nine FF1200 freefall lifeboat systems complete with davits on Heerema Offshore Services’s Semi Submersible Crane Vessel Sleipnir, to be built by Sembcorp Marine at its flagship Tuas Boulevard Yard in Singapore. Heerema’s Sleipnir is..
Royal IHC has launched the 550 tonne top tension capacity pipelay vessel, Seven Cruzeiro, at its shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. This is the final pipelaying vessel in a series of three ordered by Subsea 7, and the naming..
On 15 January, Bibby Marine Services Limited, part of Bibby Line Group, signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for delivery of its first Service Operations Vessel (SOV) with walk-to-work access. The vessel, Bibby WaveMaster 1, will undertake offshore..
Liebherr Maritime Cranes has announced elements of its strategic realignment to further increase performance, focus on new growth areas and improve operational efficiency across their entire maritime portfolio. As of January 2016, design, sales and customer service for mobile harbour cranes, reachstackers,..
Tidewater Subsea charters the Jones Act compliant MV Brandon Bordelon for sixty days plus options. Tidewater Subsea is mobilising two FMC Technologies Schilling HP 150 ROVs to the vessel. The Brandon is now fully capable to perform a variety of..
Since Schulz Xtruded Products (SXP) was established in 2011, the company has been focusing on catering hot-extruded and cold-finished high-corrosion-resistant pipe for the oil and gas industry. Especially after commissioning its new cold-pilger facility, SXP is equipped with the most..