Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:15:05 +0200 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:14:05 +0200 (OSO) Troubled SeaBird to hold EGM Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:15:06 +0200 SeaBird Exploration Plc is to convene an Extraordinary General Meeting on 30 October 2014 at 11.00 (local time) at Diagoras House 7th Floor, 16 Pantelis Catelaris Street, CY 1097 Nicosia, Cyprus. The agenda and other relevant documents are list The Underwater Centre Tasmania appoints new trainer Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:13:07 +0200 The Underwater Centre, Tasmania, has appointed a new diver trainer to support the increasing demand for its commercial diving courses.  David Loudon joins the Centre from Gilbert Diving PTY Ltd, where he spent the last three years as a diver an McDermott awarded second contract for Bukit Tua development Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:10:20 +0200 McDermott International has been awarded  a transportation, installation and pre-commissioning contract  by a subsidiary of PETRONAS for the Bukit Tua development project in the Ketapang block of East Java, Indonesia. The contract w Autonomous technology could reduce offshore windfarm costs Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:07:54 +0200 ASV Ltd in association with Planet Ocean Ltd, have received funding from the GROW:OffshoreWind initiative to investigate how the use of Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASVs) could reduce the costs of offshore windfarm support. The project will lo Draft Polar Code approved by IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:05:15 +0200 A key step on the way to a mandatory Polar Code for ships operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters has been reached with the approval by the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) of the environm GulfMark sees "flatter" OSV market - anticipates slower 2015 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:40:20 +0200 GulfMark Offshore has announced results for the three- and nine-month periods ended 30 September 2014. For the quarter ended 30 September 2014, revenue was US$128.7 million, and net income was US$24.3 million, or US$0.92 per diluted share. Included in TRIYARDS confirms acquisition of aluminium construction capability Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:37:42 +0200 TRIYARDS Holdings Limited has added new capabilities, products and clients with its latest acquisition of experienced shipbuilding and fabrication companies, Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd and Strategic Marine (V) Co Limited. Strategic Marine has NAO declares dividend Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:34:52 +0200 Nordic American Offshore Ltd has announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of US$0.45 per common share for the third quarter 2014. This is the same as for the second quarter 2014. The payment of dividend is expect Nordic Maritime awarded 2D seismic/OBN project by Mitra Energy Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:32:16 +0200 Singapore-based Nordic Maritime, in collaboration with PT Alamjaya Makmur Sejahtera, has been awarded a contract worth more than US$2 million to provide 2D seismic marine acquisition services utilising Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) techno Polarcus to commence multi-client project offshore Australia Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:29:58 +0200 Polarcus Limited is about to start major RightBAND multi-client project over the Roebuck Basin, offshore North West Shelf, Australia. The Capreolus 3D survey, supported by strong industry funding, will comprise approximately 15,000 sq Nam Cheong's NCA80E proves popular Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:04:04 +0200 Nam Cheong has secured letters of intent from five customers worth approximately US$186 million, with a mix of sale and charter of 12 newly-launched NCA80E diesel-electric, 80 tonnes bollard pull AHTS vessels. The group has also secured options for the Polarcus awarded 3D seismic acquisition project offshore West Africa Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:00:46 +0200 Polarcus Limited has signed a Letter of Intent with an undisclosed client for a 3D marine seismic acquisition project offshore West Africa. The project, subject to the execution of a service contract, will commence in the fourth Dolphin preferred contractor for Indian seismic projects Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:59:14 +0200 Dolphin has been selected as the first shortlisted contractor for two major projects in India. The announcement was made in a public bid opening ceremony in Mumbai by a repeat client. The company said: "Dolphin plans to accept contrac Mermaid Marine Australia rebrands Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:56:54 +0200 Following the acquisition of all of the subsidiaries of Jaya Holdings Limited in June 2014, Mermaid Marine Australia Limited (MMA, is to consolidate its Australian and international operations under a single new company name: MMA Offshore Limited. Vallianz extends footprint with new contracts Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:54:29 +0200 Vallianz Holdings Limited is continuing to expand its global reach by clinching Letters ofAward and new charter contracts with total value of US$64 million in Mexico, West Africa and the Asia Pacific region. The group will be supplying