Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:23:22 +0200 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:22:22 +0200 (OSO) Subsea 7 to acquire Seaway Heavy Lifting Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:23:23 +0200 Subsea 7 has confirmed that one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries has made an offer to acquire the 50 per cent shareholding in Seaway Heavy Lifting Holding Limited currently owned by K&S Baltic Offshore (Cyprus) Limited. The terms of the o Subsea 7 pipelay contract terminated by Petrobras Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:20:25 +0200 Subsea 7 has confirmed the early termination of a day-rate contract for the pipelay support vessel Seven Mar, which was working for Petrobras, offshore Brazil. The contract will be terminated effective 16 January 2017. The co DOF bags Petrobras deal for Skandi Vitória Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:17:53 +0200 Petrobras has awarded the Brazilian built pipelay support vessel Skandi Vitória a contract of 532 days. The contract will commence in January. The vessel is owned by DOF through a joint venture with Technip. Skandi Vit&#2 Handelsbanken deal supports Ecosse Subsea Services’ expansion Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:15:29 +0200 Ecosse Subsea Services (ESS) has agreed a multi-million-pound revolving credit facility with full service bank Handelsbanken. The new relationship will support the Banchory-based subsea engineering specialist as it tenders for larger renewables an Additions to the team at OMM Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:13:47 +0200 Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has appointed Perry Symons as Chief Operating Officer. Overseeing OMM international offshore projects, he will also co-ordinate service development at a strategic level. Mr Symons brings over 20 years' experie Farstad gets more time Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:21:59 +0200 Referring to earlier announcements about ongoing restructuring efforts, Farstad Shipping says the majority of its subsidiaries have agreed to a standstill and deferral agreement pursuant to which all amortisations and interest payab Eidesvik bags wind power deal for Acergy Viking Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:19:14 +0200 Eidesvik's vessel Acergy Viking has secured a contract for six months plus options from Siemens Wind Power. The vessel will operate in the German sector of the North Sea as a service operation vessel (SOV). The contract wil McDermott exercises option to acquire North Ocean 105 Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:16:56 +0200 Oceanteam ASA has confirmed that joint-venture partner McDermott will exercise its option to acquire Oceanteam's 25 per cent ownership in the vessel-owning company North Ocean 105 AS by the end of April 2017. Under McDermott's main credi Safe Boreas contract extended Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:15:46 +0200 Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Limited (formerly Talisman Sinopec Energy UK Limited) has exercised options to further extend the charter of Prosafe's Safe Boreas by a total of 14 days. The firm operational period of the Safe Boreas a North Energy takes 30 per cent of Reach Subsea Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:13:57 +0200 North Energy Capital (NEC), a subsidiary of North Energy is to become the major shareholder in Reach Subsea in Norway through a series of transactions that will see it take a controlling stake of approximately 30 per cent. NEC has reached an ag Ampelmann starts building winterized gangway for Sakhalin Energy Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:29:12 +0200 December 2016 saw Ampelmann in The Netherlands start the assembly phase of what it calls the 'Icemann' project, the construction of a new type of Ampelmann offshore access system known as the N-type, a motion compensated gangway system c North Energy becomes major shareholder in Reach Subsea Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:25:13 +0200 North Energy Capital (NEC), a subsidiary of North Energy is to become the major shareholder in Reach Subsea in Norway through a series of transactions that will see it take a controlling stake of approximately 30 per cent. NEC ha OCIMF increases industry access to OVID Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:23:32 +0200 The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) is expanding access to its Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID) to the wider offshore industry. OVID allows users to access reports from OVID accredited inspectors on the safety performanc Solstad secures Ichthys light construction deal Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:19:56 +0200 Solstad Offshore has been awarded a subcontract by McDermott for the provision of light construction vessel services associated with Ichthys gas field development project offshore Western Australia. The contract will see Solstad provide Fugro awarded INPEX IMR deal Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:18:12 +0200 Fugro has been awarded a contract by INPEX Operations Australia Pty Ltd (INPEX) for subsea services to be executed across the Ichthys facilities in the Timor Sea, 220km from the coast of Western Australia. The five year contract encompasse