Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:59:00 +0200 Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:58:00 +0200 (OSO) Customised Cougar ROV cuts costs in Canada Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:59:01 +0200 Dominion Diving has reduced costs by customising its Saab Seaeye Cougar XT light work electric ROV and boosting its performance. The resulting Cougar XT custom version could handle a tooling package normally possible only on a much large RangeGuard trial held on Windea Leibniz Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:54:10 +0200 Guidance Marine's RangeGuard Monopole system has successfully completed sea trials on Windea Leibniz at the Sandbank offshore windfarm in Germany. A fully DP-integrated system is already onboard Windea Leibniz's sister vessel, Win Industry day held for new offshore access system Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:48:04 +0200 The Safeway walk-to-work system was demonstrated to industry last month and reportedly received excellent reviews. "Over a choppy North Sea amid 20 knot winds more than 100 safe and comfortable crossings proved that Safeway is re GulfMark Offshore secures forebearance agreement Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:27:03 +0200 On 14 April 2017, GulfMark Offshore entered into a forbearance agreement with certain beneficial owners and/or investment advisors or managers of discretionary accounts for the holders or beneficial owners of in excess of 50 per cen CH Offshore completes acquisition Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:23:44 +0200 The Board of Directors of CH Offshore has confirmed that the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, CHO Ship Management Ptd Ltd (CHOSM) had completed the acquisition of 100 per cent equity interest, representing two shares at an issue Decommissioning status quo to be challenged by industry event Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:20:41 +0200 Decom North Sea, the membership organisation for the oil and gas late life and decommissioning sector, has published the programme for its flagship conference and exhibition, Decom Offshore 2017.  “Challenging the Norm” is the Skandi B˙zios starts contract with Petrobras Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:59:34 +0200 TechnipFMC  and DOF Subsea have announced that Skandi Búzios, a pipelay support vessel (PLSV) owned by the joint venture formed between TechnipFMC (50 per cent) and DOF (50 per cent), commenced an eight-year charter co Marine and mooring specialists FMS and Interocean form alliance Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:55:13 +0200 First Marine Solutions (FMS) has boosted its inventory value after securing an additional £5 million of offshore equipment as part of an alliance deal with a global marine services company. First Marine Solutions has signed an&#1 Subsidiary of Emas Offshore faces winding up order Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:49:54 +0200 Referring to an announcement on 12 March 2017 in relation to a notice of termination dated 9 March 2017 received by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lewek Champion Shipping Pte Ltd, Emas Offshore says that, further to the Notice of Term Saipem bags contract with Saipem Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:46:42 +0200 Solstad Offshore has signed a frame agreement with Saipem (Portugal) Comercio Maritime for the CSV Normand Cutter. The frame agreement is valid for four years. Under the terms of the agreement, Saipem can utilize Normand Cutt Swissco sells anchor handler Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:17:38 +0200 The Interim Judicial Managers (IJMs) of Swissco Holdings Limited have entered into a memorandum of agreement with Australian Maritime Systems Asset Holdings Pty Ltd in relation to the proposed disposal by Swissco of the anchor handl Workshop seeks solutions to subsea challenges in offshore wind industry Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:13:42 +0200 Offshore renewable energy leaders are challenging East coast companies to come up with innovative underwater engineering solutions to support the UK’s growing offshore wind sector. The first of a series of workshops tackling subsea engine Tidewater bags contract with Sirius Petroleum Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:10:60 +0200 Sirius Petroleum has arranged for the provision of offshore service vessels through Tidewater Marine with the signing of a contract for a multi-well campaign as part of Sirius’ shallow offshore development strategy in Nigeria. ABS breaks ground for new headquarters Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:09:15 +0200 ABS has broken ground on its new global headquarters. Anchoring the CityPlace 2 development, the new headquarters will be located near the intersection of I-45 and the Grand Parkway in the Houston area.   “This is an importa GulfMark transfers listing to OTC Pink Sheets Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:58:59 +0200 On 10 April 2017 GulfMark Offshore was notified by the New York Stock Exchange that it had determined to commence proceedings to delist the company’s Class A common stock, par value US$0.01 per share because the average closin