Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:49:45 +0200 Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:48:45 +0200 (OSO) IOGP urges use of helicopter terrain avoidance warning system Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:49:46 +0200 A letter to all members of the International Oil & Gas Producers Association (IOGP) has urged support for a helicopter safety enhancement in the form of a Helicopter Terrain Avoidance Warning System (HTAWS). IOGP was an early John Crane Asset Management Solutions bags Culzean maintenance deal Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:46:15 +0200 John Crane Asset Management Solutions has secured a contract to supply Maersk Oil with data services to support the planned maintenance strategy at one of the largest new developments in the UK North Sea. At the Culzean field, John Crane Asset M2 Subsea secures ISN approval Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:45:04 +0200 ROV services provider M2 Subsea has secured the seal of approval from ISNetworld (ISN) in the US for its Safety Management System. Following an evaluation of the company’s internal system for managing its health and safety, M2 Su VBMS completes work on Galloper offshore windfarm Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:42:10 +0200 Boskalis subsidiary VBMS says it has installed the 56th - and last - inter-array cable for the Galloper offshore windfarm. The cable lay vessel Ndurance, equipped with a HD3 plough, simultaneously laid and buried 70km cable o Onboard DC Grid for Louis Dreyfus newbuild Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:46:37 +0200 ABB has been selected to provide its Onboard DC Grid power distribution system for Louis Dreyfus Armateurs' new Service Operation Vessel (SOV). As an integral part of the power system, the power and energy management system will IMCA provides instant access to DP guidelines Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:43:02 +0200 The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has consolidated important information on dynamic positioning on its web site. It was in March 2015 that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed to use the International Marin DOF's subsea arm secures new contracts Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:40:01 +0200 DOF Subsea, a subsidiary of DOF ASA, has been awarded a number of contracts, securing utilisation for several vessels in the subsea/IMR segment. In the Asia Pacific region and Atlantic region, DOF Subsea has been awarded several contracts OSRL tests wide range of remote sensing equipment for oil spill response Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:34:15 +0200 A recent offshore exercise conducted by Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) was designed to understand how remote sensing technologies can help detect oil spills at sea more effectively. Utilising the latest in satellite, airborne and in-water survei NAO bags new business Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:32:23 +0200 Herbjørn Hansson, Executive Chairman of Nordic American Offshore, says the company has secured a number of new contracts reently and he is hopeful about an upturn in the market in the North Sea. At the beginning of July NAO secured&#1 SHL installs first Beatrice jacket Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:24:54 +0200 Mid-August saw Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) install the first jacker foundation for the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited project. The jacket was installed by SHL's vessel Oleg Strashnov.  GC Rieber Shipping sees improvement in utilisation, but not in rates Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:19:17 +0200 GC Rieber Shipping's acting CEO Einar Ytredal says the company has seen an improvement in utilisation and results in the first half of 2017, despite continued challenging markets, but has not seen an increase in rates. "Most effo Fourchon LNG kicks off regulatory process for LNG facility Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:16:14 +0200 The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) and tenant Energy World USA (EWUSA) have announced that wholly-owned Fourchon LNG LLC has filed its formal letter to request initiation of the pre-filing review process with the US Federal Energy Regulatory IMCA publishes ROV personnel and vehicle stats Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:13:41 +0200 The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has long collected information both on personnel working on remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and also on the types of ROV in operation. There has now been a thorough reassessment of the original Van Oord to build Deutsche Bucht Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:57:38 +0200 Subsequent to the announcement that Northland Power’s 252 megawatt Deutsche Bucht offshore windfarm has reached financial close, Van Oord has confirmed that it has been contracted for the balance of plant for the project. T Total to acquire Maersk Oil Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:36:08 +0200 AP Moller - Maersk has signed an agreement to sell Maersk Oil to Total for US$7.45 billion in a combined share and debt transaction. Total will take over Maersk Oil’s entire organisation, portfolio, obligations and rig