Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:33:22 +0200 Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:32:22 +0200 (OSO) IMCA to hold Aberdeen diving seminar Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:33:23 +0200 The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will host a Diving Seminar in Aberdeen 9-10 November. The event is a continuation of IMCA’s new series of mini-seminars – niche events tailored to tackle specific topics. Farstad says goodbye to Sandra Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:58:22 +0200 Farstad Shipping has sold the AHTS vessel Lady Sandra (1998, KMAR 404, 15,014 bhp). The sale of the vessel was conducted on behalf of the wholly-owned subsidiary Farstad Shipping Pte Ltd in Singapore. Delivery of the vessel to Robert Allan-designed Infield Support Vessel delivered to Seaways Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:35:38 +0200 Seaways 24 is the latest addition to the RAmpage 5500-ZH class of Infield Support Vessel designed by Robert Allan Ltd. Constructed at Keppel Singmarine for owner Seaways International, the vessel was delivered in August 2016 and was desi Topaz secures management contract for three MCVs Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:33:14 +0200 Topaz Energy and Marine has confirmed that it has been appointed as technical manager for three vessels by a consortium comprising Blue Water Shipping and Kazmortransflot (KMTF), in connection with the TCO developed Tengiz oil field in Kazakhstan. Sea Trucks Group secures contract award in Mexico Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:32:24 +0200 Sea Trucks Group (“Sea Trucks”) is pleased to announce the award of a charter for the Jascon 31 from Permaducto S.A. de C.V. (Protexa) for the provision of Accommodation and Heavy Lift services in the Gulf of Mexico. Sea Tr Jacktel issues letter of award to Lamprell for Haven mods Tue, 27 Sep 2016 11:19:12 +0200 Jacktel AS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Master Marine, has issued a Letter of Award for a turnkey contract on a lump sum basis to Lamprell Energy Limited for the procurement, construction and installation of extended legs and new suction cai Spectrum begins multiclient 3D survey in Western Barents Sea Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:25:35 +0200 Spectrum has commenced an 1,800km2 multiclient 3D seismic survey offshore Norway in the western Barents Sea. The new survey, designed based on interest from industry will tie and complement Spectrum's existing 3D surveys in the area. When compl JFD and Fugro to provide training courses in Abu Dhabi Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:21:14 +0200 JFD has signed an agreement with Fugro to provide training courses delivered by the National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC), part of JFD Ltd, at the Fugro Academy Training Centre in Abu Dhabi. The agreement with Fugro will see JFD approv Osbit delivers bespoke offshore access system to Van Oord Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:17:50 +0200 Offshore engineering and technology company Osbit Ltd recently delivered its first project to Dutch company Van Oord in the form of a bespoke gangway system to be utilised for the installation of offshore windfarms. Delivered to meet North Energy Capital buys into Reach Subsea Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:17:08 +0200 On 23 September North Energy Capital acquired 4,619,014 shares in Reach Subsea. Following the purchase, North Energy Capital holds 8,945,319 (9.80 per cent) of the issued shares and voting rights in Reach Subsea. Guidance Marine unveils Artemis Mk6 Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:23:43 +0200 Guidance Marine has developed a new, improved version of the longstanding Artemis System.  The company's Head of Sales, Declan O’Dea, said: “The Mk6 system is the evolution of the Artemis Mk5 system and the lates Prosafe refinancing plan completed Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:20:05 +0200 Referring to earlier announcements concerning the refinancing of Prosafe SE, as announced on 7 July 2016, and latest the announcement of 19 September 2016, Prosafe says that, in accordance with the timetable for the refinancing, set Ocean Vantage takes to the waves Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:17:60 +0200 Gardline has bucked the trend in the offshore industry by investing in and commissioning a new DP2 geotechnical drill vessel. The vessel, Ocean Vantage has already successfully completed a number of projects. Ocean Vantage has Continued growth at Longitude means enhanced teams, expanded capabilities and new offices Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:15:60 +0200 Longitude Engineering – a specialist marine engineering subsidiary of the LOC Group – has reported continued growth and the commissioning of new, larger offices in Exeter, UK. The UK is at the centre of Longitude’s network of offices Polarcus awarded XArray project in Europe Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:14:10 +0200 Polarcus Limited has received a letter of intent for another 3D marine seismic acquisition utilizing its XArray multiple source acquisition method to deliver high quality broadband data. This latest XArray survey is the company's