Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:30:45 +0200 Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:29:45 +0200 (OSO) Three-vessel Egyptian deals for Deep Sea Supply Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:30:46 +0200 Deep Sea Supply has been awarded three charter contracts for operations in Egypt. The contracts were awarded by BP Egypt.   The PSV Sea Swift has been awarded a two-year firm plus one year option contract. Siem Offshore Contractors secures windfarm deal Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:25:46 +0200 Siem Offshore Contractors, the wholly owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore, has been awarded a contract for the turnkey supply and installation package of the inner array grid cable system for the Beatrice offshore windfarm by SHL Offs VOS Star naming ceremony held - starts work for VBMS Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:15:29 +0200 A naming ceremony has taken place for the latest addition to Vroon Offshore's fleet, the subsea support vessel (SSV) VOS Star.  VOS Star is a DP2, SPS-coded, 68m SSV and one of two newbuilding SSVs to have Rem Offshore to restructure Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:12:11 +0200 Rem Offshore has reached agreement in principle with its banks, larger bondholders and main stakeholders to restructure the company. The Norwegian owner said the restructuring “will create a financial runway for the company through 2 Vard agrees to termination of contract for Rem newbuiild Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:49:58 +0200 The Board of Directors of Vard Holdings Limited have agreed in principle to terminate a shipbuilding contract with Rem Offshore in return for a compensation.   The contract with Rem for an offshore construction and anchor ha Technip-FMC deals passes anti-trust test Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:47:36 +0200 Technip and FMC Technologies have confirmed that the pending merger transaction between the companies has received an early decision from the US antitrust regulators under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, concluding a InterMoor completes marine aspects of Malikai TLP float-off operation Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:45:53 +0200 InterMoor recently completed its involvement in the Shell Malikai Tension Leg Platform (TLP) float-off operations. The TLP was loaded onto the Dockwise heavy lift vessel White Marlin at Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE) ship Guidance Marine position reference sensor 'does not use targets' Tue, 28 Jun 2016 08:40:24 +0200 Guidance Marine in the UK has launched what it describes as the first local position reference sensor that does not use targets. It says it belives that the sensor  could change the way that service operation vessels (SOVs) navigate in offshore wi Oil and Gas UK issues statement on EU referendum Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:21:53 +0200 Oil & Gas UK has issued a statement about the result of the UK referendum on membership of the EU. In the statement, it said it respects the democratic decision of the UK people and is ready to move forward. "Throughout the ref Viking Supply Ships issues statement on financial situation Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:17:11 +0200 Referring to earlier stock exchange statements regarding ongoing discussions with its stakeholders to agree a revised long term financial platform, Viking Supply Ships says an in-principle agreement with its banks has been finalized SeaBird secures 2D work in northwest Europe Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:15:40 +0200 SeaBird Exploration has signed an agreement to supply a 2D vessel for an upcoming survey in northwest Europe during the coming summer season. The project is due to commence early in the third quarter of 2016 and will run for appr DBB Jack-Up rebrands - leaves DBB Group Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:13:09 +0200 DBB Jack-Up has separated from DBB Group and has rebranded itself with a new name, Ziton A/S. The Danish company said the new name “signals an increased focus on specialist expertise in offshore wind turbine maintenance.” McDermott awarded more pipeline work Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:11:05 +0200 McDermott International has been awarded further pipeline work for 2017 under a multi-year offshore installation contract with Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (BSP). The work includes transportation and installation (T&I) of pip Optimarin wins 15-unit ballast water treatment contract Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:21:40 +0200 Optimarin has secured a contract for ballast water treatment systems for 15 vessels due to be built by for Topaz Energy & Marine. The vessels, of Vard 9 21 design, are specialised module carriers, and will be constr Ulstein delivers first X-Stern vessel Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:13:30 +0200 Ulstein Group in Norway has delivered its first X-Stern vessel, a windfarm service vessel for Bernhard Schulte Offshore (BS Offshore). The vessel was delivered on 23 June 2016. In a statement, Ulstein said that, during sea trials, the