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    OSV Singapore 2007

    News // January 15, 2007

    The Joint Branch of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects and
    the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (Singapore) and the Centre for Offshore Research & Engineering, National University of Singapore will hold the 2nd International Conference on Technology & Operation of Offshore Support Vessels, OSV Singapore 2007, 24-25 September 2007, at the National University of Singapore.

    Conference Website:

    There is a good demand for providing a wide range of support services such as towage, anchor handling, fire fighting, pollution control measures, loadout, transportation and installation activities, and logistics support for offshore oil and gas industry.

    A two-day event comprising of technical papers presentations and an experts' panel discussion, the conference will provide a platform for designers, builders, OSV owners, operators, drilling contractors, installation contractors to present and discuss future needs and challenges, as the search for hydrocarbons moves into deeper waters.

    The conference will consider a wide range of vessel types including and anchor handling tug/supply vessels, offshore supply vessel, multi purpose support vessels, diving support vessels, multipurpose construction vessels, pipe laying vessels, accommodation barges, crew boats, and crane barges.

    Technical papers are invited on the following areas:

     Design & Construction of OSVs including deepwater operations
     Future Operational Needs of OSV Owners, Operators, Drilling contractors
     Research & Development for specialized equipment for position keeping, underwater inspection & maintenance
     Classification & Statutory requirements
     Logistic Economics for deep water offshore support services
     Patrolling & Security of offshore assets 
     Installation and Maintenance of FPSO moorings
     Arctic energy resources and Application of ice technology in use of OSVs
     Future Innovative Technology for OSVs

    Conference Secretariat
    Professional Activities Centre
    NUS Faculty of Engineering
    Tel: (65)  6516 5113
    Fax: (65) 6874 5097



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