Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:10:05 +0200 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:09:05 +0200 (OSO) Divex secures contract for saturation diving system Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:10:06 +0200 Divex, a subsidiary of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been contracted by Keppel Singmarine for the engineering design, supply and installation of a 300m depth, 18-man twin bell/twin hyperbaric lifeboat saturation diving system. The equipment Tidewater reports results for lastest quarter Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:07:15 +0200 Tidewater has announced first quarter net earnings for the period ended June 30, 2014, of US$43.7 million, or US$0.88 per common share, on revenues of US$385.7 million. For the same quarter last year, net earnings were US$30.1 million, or US$0 Chellsea takes delivery of newbuild PSV Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:04:52 +0200 The newbuild PSV Gayatri Devi has been delivered by Guangxin Shipbuilding & Heavy Industry in China. The Focal 522 design is owned by Gayatri Offshore Limited but will be operating under the commercial management of Chellsea. <P Sea Surfer joins Deep Sea Supply fleet Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:02:02 +0200 Deep Sea Supply has accepted delivery of the latest vessel in its series of newbuild Ulstein PX 105 PSVs that are being built for it by Sinopacific in China. Sea Surfer, which was delivered on July 18, is the sixth vessel in the serie Siem Giant enters service offshore Brazil Mon, 18 Aug 2014 15:58:33 +0200 Siem Offshore’s newbuild PSV Siem Giant is now trading the Brazilian spot market following her delivery from the Vard Niterói Shipyard in Brazil in June. The Vard PSV 4700 is a sister vessel to Siem Atlas, which was OSBIT secures Well Ops LARS deal Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:55:39 +0200 OSBIT Power has been awarded a multi-million pound contract by Helix Well Ops for the supply of twin, heavy weather ROV launch and recovery systems (LARS). OSBIT, based in Riding Mill, Northumberland, has to meet challenging space constraints a Strategic Marine appoints Business Development Manager Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:52:58 +0200 Strategic Marine has appointed Dennis Thomsen as its Business Development Manager in order to boost its presence in the offshore wind vessel and European workboat markets. He will be based in Singapore. Mr Thomsen will be responsible for all w UTEC StarNet extends partnership with Sky Futures to North America Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:50:46 +0200 A division of one of the world’s largest independent survey companies has announced that it has expanded an exclusive, collaborative partnership to cover the Americas. UTEC StarNet is part of the Houston-based UTEC group of companies and it has EMGS sticks with Boa Galatea Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:49:05 +0200 Boa Offshore has confirmed that EMGS ASA has exercised the second of three 12-month options on its contract with seabed logging vessel Boa Galatea. This will see the vessel committed until at least July 2016. Boa Galatea< UK "has billions of barrels of oil" - but extracting it is more and more costly Mon, 11 Aug 2014 15:45:22 +0200 As broker Seabrokers reported recently, the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) in the UK published its updated annual oil and gas estimates in July. This shows that UK oil and gas reserves and resources are in the range of 11.1 to 21 Summer publishing schedule Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:23:29 +0200 In the period 11-22 August 2014 the Offshore Shipping Online web site will be updated occasionally, with fewer stories than usual. The full news service will resume on 25 August.   Sinopacific secures first contract in Mexican market Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:18:22 +0200 Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group has signed a contract with Mexican shipping company Naviera Petrolera Integral SA de CV for the construction of three SPP17A vessels. All of the vessels will be built at Sinopacific's Zhejiang Shipyard and are ex DOF awarded contract offshore Brazil Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:16:51 +0200 DOF's subsidiary Norskan Offshore Ltda has been awarded a four year contract with Petrobras for the vessel Skandi Yare. The contract will commence after completion of an existing contract with Petrobras in late 2014. </P Fugro teams with WFS Technologies for wireless ROV integration Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:12:25 +0200 WFS Technologies (WFS), which specialises in the delivery of underwater wireless instrumentation and control solutions, and Fugro Subsea Technologies (Fugro), have announced an agreement to offer subsea wireless capability on a EMAS awarded contracts worth close to US$110 million Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:09:48 +0200 EMAS, the operating brand of Ezra Holdings, has announced that its subsea arm, EMAS AMC, has been awarded several projects around the world worth close to US$110 million, including options. The scope of work for the projects incl