Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:50:54 +0200 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:49:54 +0200 (OSO) New Sales Manager at Ulstein Verft Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:50:55 +0200 Trond Skodjevåg Bø has been appointed Sales Manager at Ulstein Verft in Norway. He comes from a position as Project Manager, Sales at the company and has worked for Ulstein Verft since November 2012.     Norwegian joint effort to ensure green coastal shipping Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:46:17 +0200 Norway's Minister of Trade and Industry Monica Mæland and State Secretary for Climate and Environment Lars Andreas Lunde recently signed a declaration of cooperation with key players in the Norwegian coastal shipping industry. The declaration aims to e Russia – Turkey gas pipeline route approved at meeting in Ankara Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:43:26 +0200 Ankara this week hosted a meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of Gazprom's Management Committee and Taner Yildiz, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. The parties discussed the main issues involved in constructing a new gas pipeline ac Simon Møkster Rederi takes delivery of new PSV Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:42:26 +0200 Simon Møkster Rederi has taken delivery of an as yet unnamed PSV from Vard Aukra. The vessel is Vard 1 06 PSV design.   VOS Glory delivered Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:39:54 +0200 On 2 8 January, Vroon Offshore took delivery of VOS Glory at Fujian Shipbuilding Trading in Fuzhou, China. VOS Glory is a 60m ERRV-FSV (emergency response and rescue vessel/field-support vessel) and the second in a series of four such FSVs bein GMS secures four year contract Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:57:34 +0200 Gulf Marine Services has secured a long-term contract award for one of its Large-class vessels.      The vessel will commence a four-year charter (three years firm with a one-year option) at the end of the fir Investment pays off at Ashtead Technology Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:55:20 +0200 Aberdeen headquartered Ashtead Technology has announced a 23 per cent rise in turnover and almost 40 per cent increase in profits for the year ended April 2014. The subsea technology company, which specialises in the sale and rental of su NOIA: draft offshore leasing programme "adds Atlantic opportunities, misses others" Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:51:05 +0200 National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi has issued the following statement on the 2017-2022 Draft Proposed OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Programme. “The National Ocean Industries Association is pleased that the Department of the Remont promoted by Bollinger Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:48:07 +0200 Bollinger Shipyards President and CEO Ben Bordelon has announced the promotion of Chris Remont to Vice President and General Manager of its Lockport New Construction division (BLN).  Mr Bordelon went on to say: “Chris joined Boll Seaway Heavy Lifting wins substation installation contracts Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:44:13 +0200 Seaway Heavy Lifting has announced the signing of contracts with DONG Energy for the transportation and installation of multiple offshore substations. The award consists of three contracts covering the transportation and installation of in API: new energy proposal shows US "not seizing energy opportunity" Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:08:29 +0200 The proposed offshore oil and natural gas leasing programme released by the Department of the Interior on 27 January 2015, along with other recent actions to restrict energy development, show a disappointing lack of commitment to ensuring America’s pos Interior Department unveils draft strategy for offshore leasing - drilling could take place on Atlantic OCS Wed, 28 Jan 2015 09:03:15 +0200 As part of President Obama’s 'all-of-the-above' energy strategy to continue to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper have Marine Platforms takes delivery of subsea support vessel Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:58:21 +0200 An oil and gas subsea support services firm based in Nigeria and Aberdeen has taken delivery of a new subsea support vessel, African Inspiration, from Norwegian shipbuilder Havyard. Marine Platforms, which is headquartered in Lagos, N MMT completes cable and seabed survey for Statnett Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:55:39 +0200 MMT recently completed a cable and seabed survey for Statnett at Lofoten and Rombaken, Norway. Statnett took over three marine cable connections in Lofoten/Vesterålen, Northern Norway on 1 January 2015. The cables were owned by Trollfjord Kraft Maritime Developments wins portable VLS deal Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:53:33 +0200 UK-based back-deck equipment provider Maritime Developments has won contracts worth in the region of £7 million and broadened its product portfolio. The company, which supports subsea industry operations worldwide, has secured the first order