Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:57:19 +0200 Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:56:19 +0200 (OSO) Rolls-Royce to lead autonomous ship research project Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:57:20 +0200 Rolls-Royce is to lead a new €6.6 million project that could pave the way for autonomous ships. The Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications Initiative will produce the specification and preliminary designs for the next generation of advanced Omalius arrives in Antwerp for final phase of conversion Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:50:50 +0200 Omalius, the former Normand Draupne, recently arrived in Belgium following conversion at Remontowa Shiprepair Yard. The final phase of the conversion of the vessel into a multipurpose drilling/geotechnical Joides Resolution deal extended Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:48:46 +0200 Overseas Drilling Ltd and Texas A&M Research Foundation (TAMRF) have agreed the extension to TAMRF’s charter of the scientific research vessel Joides Resolution until 30 September 2016.  TAMRF has further options to Salvin Princess delivered Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:43:48 +0200 The 85m maintenance workboat Salvin Princess was delivered to an as yet unspeciied client on 24 June. Built by Jiangsu Zhenjiang shipyard in China, the vessel is 85m in length with a breadth of 23m and has accommoda Jiangsu Zhenjiang launches anchor handler Fri, 03 Jul 2015 16:43:05 +0200 Jiangsu Zhenjiang shipyard in China launched a 6500PS-type anchor handler for China Transportation Ministry, Shanghai Salvage Bureau, on 16 June.   Aberdeen Harbour plans brought to life at HR Wallingford Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:36:36 +0200 Members of Aberdeen Harbour Board visited HR Wallingford recently to see their potential flagship expansion project at Nigg Bay given life beyond the drawing board for the first time. The Board were witnessing the start of a series of 3D hydraulic phys Banks approve Siem Offshore refinancing plan - rights issue will proceed once shareholders approve it Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:05:30 +0200 On 30 June, Siem Offshore secured approval from all of its banks for the financing plan it recently proposed. The approvals includes a three year extension of the company’s NKr 2.5 billion credit facility for six ancho Daya secures shareholder agreement for construction vessel acquisiton Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:01:24 +0200 Siem Offshore has confirmed that Daya has secured approval from its shareholders to implement the purchase of the subsea construction vessel Siem Daya 1. The parties have agreed to extend the deadline for payment of the Wood Group completes engineering services for modular capture vessels Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:59:03 +0200 Wood Group Mustang recently completed engineering services for the two Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) vessels that can be deployed in the event of a deepwater well control incident in the US Gulf of Mexico. Services provided includ Chinese yard launches another PSV for Tidewater Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:54:33 +0200 Jiangsu Zhenjiang shipyard in China launched the sixth Vard PSV 08 it is building for Tidewater Company on 13 June. The yard delivered Breaux Tide, the third of the six newbuilds earlier this year. The fifth Surveyor Interceptor ROV secures another contract Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:51:40 +0200 Reach Subsea has confirmed that its partner for survey operations, MMT in Sweden, has been awarded a contract for the world's longest HVDC route survey for the UK-Iceland Interconnector by Atlantic Superconnection Corporation (ASC). M Reach Subsea and MMT to collaborate more closely - form JV Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:47:54 +0200 Reach Subsea and MMT have established a joint venture agreement for survey services. The two parties have undertaken a charter restructuring arrangement which will add more flexibility to the business model and strengthen our combined market CH Offshore seeking new CEO Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:44:31 +0200 CH Offshore is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) following the resignation of Koh Kok Leong, who is leaving the company to pursue other interests. He had been CEO since 2007.   Havyard to build subsea vessel Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:57:26 +0200 Havyard in Norway has signed contract for design and construction of a subsea vessel for an as ye unspecified international shipping company. The vessel, a newly-developed Havyard 858 L WE design, is scheduled to be delivered second q C-MAR provides update on Bourbon DP contract Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:26:36 +0200 Following the announcement late last year of C-MAR Group winning a three year contract to provide DP consultancy services to the entire DP fleet of Bourbon Offshore worldwide the contract commenced in January 2015. "With this contract