Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:02:25 +0200 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:01:25 +0200 (OSO) Bravante VIII expected offshore Brazil in October Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:02:26 +0200 The DP2, PSV 4500 Bravante VIII is expected to arrive in Brazil in October to join sisterships Bravante V, VI and VII. Broker Westshore said these last three PSVs will be employed on contracts support GulfMark Offshore unveils latest results - long term fundamentals are good says company Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:57:19 +0200 GulfMark Offshore has announced results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2014. For the second quarter ended June 30, 2014, revenue was US$131.4 million, and net income was US$14.2 million, or US$0.54 per diluted share. The qu Ashtead Technology takes delivery of new navigation equipment Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:54:13 +0200 Subsea equipment specialist Ashtead Technology, which is based in Aberdeen, has taken delivery of the OCTANS NANO system from navigation, positioning and mapping solutions experts iXBlue. Ashtead Technology is the first company to offer the OCT Fugro opens facility in Angola Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:51:59 +0200 To accommodate the needs of the rapidly growing Angolan offshore oil and gas industry Fugro has opened a new facility in the SONILS Oil Service Centre in Luanda. Angola is now the second largest oil producer in Sub-Saharan Africa, after Ni Helix reports second quarter results - well intervention market remains positive Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:49:24 +0200 Helix Energy Solutions Group reported net income of US$57.8 million, or US$0.55 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2014 compared to net income of US$27.2 million, or US$0.26 per diluted share, for the same period in 2013 and net income of US$ Posh Mogami sinks in Indinesian waters - three bodies recovered Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:18:11 +0200 The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) says it has received a report that a Singapore-registered barge Posh Mogami,sank two nautical miles northeast of Sekupang, Batam, on 18 July. The MPA says the barge sank two Kleven secures first contract from Southeast Asia Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:01:35 +0200 Kleven in Norway has signed a contract with a joint venture company in Malaysia,  IES Pioneer Ltd. The contract is for construction of a MT 6015 MPSV design, designed by Norwegian design company MarinTeknikk, which will Vard concludes second quarter/first half of 2014 in good shape Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:56:02 +0200 Vard Holdings Limited has announced financial results for the second quarter of financial year 2014 and first half ended 30 June 2014. Revenues for the quarter were NKr 2.94 billion, in line with the corresponding period of 2013, and revenues f Arena delivers crewboat offshore West Africa Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:52:13 +0200 Arena Offshore Brojers Ltd recently delivered  a 40m fast crew/supply vessel to undisclosed West African buyers from her Italian owner. Arena has acted as sole broker in the deal. The vessel was built Stanford Bateleur to work offshore Mexico Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:47:48 +0200 Stanford Marine says it has secured a three year contract for one of its 87m PSVs, Stanford Bateleur, offshore Mexico. Stanford Bateleur has been awarded a long-term contract with Mexiship in Mexico. Before comme Smit Lamnalco provides support for float-over Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:43:46 +0200 Five vessels from Smit Lamnalco played an important role in the unberthing and float-over of the world's largest high voltage direct current (HVDC) platform, DolWin beta, at Drydocks World - Dubai. Five escort tugs, with more th BOEM allows geophysical/geotechnical surveys off Atlantic coast of US Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:42:01 +0200 After what it called "a transparent and robust public process," the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Record of Decision (ROD) establishing "the highest practicable level of mitigation measures and safeguards to reduce or eliminate Wilson, Sons to build more Damen designs Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:38:18 +0200 Wilson, Sons in Brazil and Damen Shipyards Group have signed a contract for two Damen PSV 5000s. The vessel will be built in Brazil using a Damen design, engineering and material package. The PSV 5000s are 85m in length with a beam of and 19m Aker Wayfarer contracted offshore Namibia Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:36:24 +0200 Chart Shipping reports that the Subsea 7-chartered Aker Wayfarer has mobilised to Africa to support the company’s operations offshore Namibia. Masersk Fighter to remain offshore Angola Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:34:28 +0200 The PSV Maersk Fighter is to work for ENI in Angola until at least March 2015. Broker Chart Shipping said the 4,650 dwt PSV has been supporting the drillship Ocean Rig Poseidon in Block 15.