Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:19:19 +0200 Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:18:19 +0200 (OSO) Tampnet increases coverage in North Sea Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:19:20 +0200 Tampnet, the provider of high-capacity, low latency telecommunication infrastructure and services for the offshore oil and gas and maritime industry, has increased by more than 30 per cent its offshore 4G LTE coverage. The c Institute of Engineering and Technology publishes 'Code of Practice Cyber Security for Ships' Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:13:37 +0200 The Institute of Engineering and Technology with the support of the UK Government's Department for Transport (DfT) and Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has produced a 'Code of Practice – Cyber Security for Ships.' The code Maintenance work on Nord Stream gas pipeline completed Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:10:38 +0200 Nord Stream completed annual maintenance works on its twin gas pipelines between September 11 and 22. After the temporary shutdown of both lines, gas transmission from the company's upstream partner rhas resumed and the full VBMS signs preferred supplier agreement for Triton Knoll windfarm Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:07:49 +0200 Royal Boskalis Westminster's subsidiary VBMS has signed a Preferred Supplier and Early Works Agreement for the supply and installation of the export and inter-array cables for the Triton Knoll offshore windfarm in the UK. The project Senvion extends charter for Polar Queen Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:06:06 +0200 Senvion has opted to extend the firm charter period for G C Rieber Shipping's construction support vessel Polar Queen until 6 December 2017, with options to extend further by up to three weeks. The previously agreed M2 Subsea unveils purpose-built test tank in Aberdeenshire Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:52:53 +0200 M2 Subsea, the independent provider of ROV services, has unveiled its recently commissioned purpose-built test tank at the company’s base in Westhill, Aberdeenshire.  The indoor fresh water tank, which can hold 73,600 litres Palfinger Marine introduces new fast rescue boat Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:47:25 +0200 Palfinger Marine has unveiled a new fast rescue craft (FRC), the FRSQ 630. The GRP hull is based on Harding’s bestselling fast rescue craft (Harding having merged with Palfinger Marine in 2016). A deep V-shap Seacor Maya gets DP and hybrid propulsion upgrade Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:39:11 +0200 MEXMAR, Seacor's joint venture in Mexico, is to upgrade the vessel Seacor Maya with a hybrid power solution designed by Kongsberg in order to enable the vessel to meet strict environmental regulations by reducing CO2, Wilhelmsen becomes majority shareholder in NorSea Group Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:57:06 +0200 With effect from 26 September 2017, Wilhelmsen will increase its shareholding in offshore supply base and logistics specialist NorSea Group from 40 per cent to approximately 72 per cent. Eidesvik Eiendomsinvest AS and Simon Møkster Eiendom ESS bags Hornsea Project One seabed clearance project Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:56:01 +0200 Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has been awarded a seabed clearance project on what will be the world’s largest offshore windfarm. The project scope for the Hornsea Project One export cables is the latest in a number of renewable energy Seanamic appoints new CEO and makes management changes Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:52:56 +0200 Seanamic Group has appointed a new Group CEO amid a suite of management changes.  Martin Barnes will assume the position with immediate effect, having successfully managed the acquisition of IMES International by the group in 2016 Unique Group signs agreement with INNOVO Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:47:23 +0200 Unique Group has entered into a cooperation agreement with UK-based INNOVO. As part of the agreement, the two companies will collaborate to provide sales and rental equipment and engineering solutions for the marine and oil and gas markets in Swissco finds a White Knight Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:42:51 +0200 The Judicial Managers at Swissco Holdings Limited in Singpaore have confirmed that a number of wholly-owned subsidiaries of the company have on entered into a master sale and purchase agreement with Asian Strategic Turnaro Study claims UK oil and gas reserves may last only a decade Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:27:07 +0200 The Scottish and UK oil industries are entering their final decade of production, research conducted at the University of Edinburgh claims. A study of output from offshore fields estimates that close to 10 per cent of the UK’s original re Olympic Subsea's results adversely affected by restructuring Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:22:08 +0200 Olympic Subsea in Norway has reported consolidated net revenues of NKr 149 million for the second quarter of 2017. Earnings before interest, tax and depreciation (EBITDA) was NKr 15 million and net profit after tax was NKr -