Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:20:12 +0200 Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:19:12 +0200 (OSO) Vard asserts control over Brazilian yard Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:20:13 +0200 Vard Holdings Limited has increased its ownership stake in its indirect subsidiary in Brazil, Vard Promar, to 95.15 per cent. Vard Promar, previously held 50.5 per cent by Vard's wholly-owned subsidiary Vard Group AS, and 49.5 per cen InterMoor do Brasil completes STP decommissioning project Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:10:60 +0200 InterMoor do Brasil, an Acteon company, has completed its involvement in decommissioning operations on the OSX-1 Floating Production System and Offloading (FPSO) unit. InterMoor do Brasil was responsible for the disconnection of the S Damen unveils decommissioning designs Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:07:27 +0200 Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled its latest concept design: the Damen Decommissioning Series. The vessel will specialise in three core areas of the oil and gas decommissioning sector: topside decommissioning, platform removal, and subsea re Peterson awarded contracts for Statoil Dudgeon offshore windfarm Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:04:32 +0200 Energy logistics provider Peterson has been awarded two long term contracts with Statoil to provide logistics support for the Dudgeon offshore windfarm in the southern North Sea. Peterson will work closely with the operator to deliver comp New safety videos unveiled by IMCA Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:56:06 +0200 The promotion of safe working practices is of paramount importance to the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and its members around the globe. Over a two year period, IMCA will be launching 15 short mini-videos, to complement t James Fisher acquires Hughes Sub Surface Engineering Ltd Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:53:46 +0200 James Fisher and Sons plc has announced the acquisition of Hughes Sub Surface Engineering Ltd (Hughes SSE), a specialist diving, subsea and marine project company. The acquisition further enhances James Fisher’s existing subsea activities New contracts awarded to Reach Subsea Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:51:50 +0200 Reach Subsea has entered into short/medium term contracts with international clients for Normand Reach and Edda Fonn, securing utilisation of the vessels in the third quarter of 2016. The projects are in the Nor ExxonMobil secures consent to use Island Frontier and Island Wellserver on Sigyn field Wed, 17 Aug 2016 19:46:35 +0200 ExxonMobil has received consent to use the vessels Island Frontier and Island Wellserver for light well intervention on the Sigyn field. Both are owned by Island Offshore. The Sigyn field is in production licence 072, whe Nam Cheong continues to focus on cost reduction Tue, 16 Aug 2016 19:43:26 +0200 Nam Cheong Limited has reported that it registered revenue of RM117.4 million for the three months ended 30 June 30 2016 (2Q 2016) as compared to RM192.7 million in the previous corresponding period (2Q 2015). Tan Sri Datuk Tiong Su K Guidance Marine unveils Artemis Mk6 Mon, 15 Aug 2016 19:38:53 +0200 Guidance Marine has launched the new Artemis Mk6 system. Artemis, first introduced to the offshore market in 1972, is a long-range microwave position reference sensor. The system is typically used in the offshore operation of offloading and transp MMA Offshore issues trading update after charters are suspended Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:06:29 +0200 Following a trading update issued on 14 June 2016, MMA Offshore Limited says there have been material developments in respect of two of the company’s vessel contracts. "A key contract in Southeast Asia covering two of ASV Global secures multiple USV order Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:03:12 +0200 ASV Global, a manufacturer of unmanned and autonomous surface vehicles, is to design and build six Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) for SeaTrepid DeepSea. The vehicles will be used in a multiple autonomous vehicle programme developed by Se Pacific Radiance issues statement about financial situation Fri, 12 Aug 2016 08:56:39 +0200 The Board of Directors of Pacific Radiance Ltd has issued a further statement about provision of doubtful receivables for services rendered to the related entities of Swiber Holdings Limited and various media reports following Guidance Marine appoints representative in Brazil Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:52:13 +0200 Guidance Marine has appointed AF Solutions Int Ltd as a representative in Brazil. Under the agreement, Alessandra Bunel, who has been responsible for Guidance Marine’s business development in Brazil since 2013, will form a new company, A&amp Otto Marine goes to arbitration - again Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:47:51 +0200 Otto Marine Limited says its subsidiaries Swordfish 5 Pte Ltd and GO Offshore Pty Ltd have each commenced arbitration proceedings under the London Maritime Arbitrators Association Terms 2012 against Vettal Mega Services Ltd in connection