Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:49:07 +0200 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:48:07 +0200 (OSO) Topaz Marine prices offering of Senior Notes Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:49:08 +0200 Topaz Marine SA, a subsidiary of Topaz Energy and Marine Limited and an indirect subsidiary of Renaissance Services SAOG, has successfully priced an offering of US$375 million Senior Notes due 2022 at a fixed coupon of 9.125 per cent per annu Oceanteam completes refinancing deals Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:46:50 +0200 Oceanteam has confirmed that it has completed refinancing of the construction support vessels Bourbon Oceanteam 101 and Southern Ocean for a period of five years at market terms. DeepOcean awarded Statoil hyperbaric tie-in contract Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:43:53 +0200 DeepOcean has been awarded an EPCI contract to undertake a remote hyperbaric tie-in of the oil export pipeline on the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea. The award covers project management, engineering, procurement and installation of Canyon Offshore to trench world’s longest submarine interconnector Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:41:40 +0200 Canyon Offshore Limited in Aberdeen has been awarded a contract for the provision of offshore cable trenching services on the North Sea Link Interconnector. The 1.400MW subsea HVDC system with cables linking the UK and Norway when complete will Acta Orion working for Siemens on Race Bank Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:40:24 +0200 Acta Marine’s walk-to-work construction support vessel Acta Orion is carrying out accommodation and walk-to-work duties for Siemens on Dong Energy’s Race Bank offshore windfarm. Siemens is currently installing and commissio Rolls-Royce signs service agreement covering 74 vessels Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:36:37 +0200 Siem Offshore and Subsea 7 have signed a joint three-year service agreement with Rolls-Royce. The agreement covers a total of 74 offshore vessels. This is the first agreement the two Siem-owned companies have signed with the same service provid Nam Cheong halts repayments and initiates talks with lenders Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:17:26 +0200 Nam Cheong Ltd shipyard in Malaysia, which builds offshore support vessels, is reported to have temporarily stopped repayment of all borrowings and has started discussions with lenders in order to restructure its bank facilities. <p Uptime walk-to-work system for new SOV Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:14:37 +0200 Uptime International in Norway has entered into a contract with Cemre Marin Endüstri for delivery of an Uptime access solution. Cemre Shipyard in Turkey will integrate the equipment into a Service Operation Vessel (SOV) they are Welsh workboat builder delivers crew transfer vessel Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:08:59 +0200 A Camarc designed 15m Crew Transfer Vessel has been delivered to Scottish tug operator and owner Targe Towing.  Constructed with a steel hull and aluminum superstructure the vessel has a speed in excess of 15 knots and a bollard pull of 6 James Fisher Subsea Excavation launches new jetting technology Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:06:19 +0200 James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE), a part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced the introduction of centrally-located jetting systems to its mass/controlled flow excavation (M/CFE) equipment spreads. The high velocity water jet, desig Swissco disposes of five vessels Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:57:17 +0200 The Judicial Managers of Swissco Holdings Limited have confirmed that wholly-owned subsidiaries of the company have disposed of a total of five vessels. Swissco Maritime Pte Ltd (SMPL) has disposed of Swissco Venus GC Rieber secures contract extension for Polar Onyx Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:53:32 +0200 Referring to a stock exchange notice 6 March 2017, GC Rieber Shipping said it has agreed an extension of a firm period for Polar Onyx until the end of August 2017. In March, the company said the company would continue operat Solstad Farstad bags Australian contract Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:50:25 +0200 Solstad Farstad has secured a contract with Cooper Energy to support drilling operations within the Bass Strait region of Australia.  The contract consists of Far Statesman and Far Senator towing Ocean Monarch</em IMCA diving seminar and DMAC workshop to be held Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:49:22 +0200 The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Diving Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC) are staging a two-day IMCA Diving Seminar and DMAC Workshop in London 25-26 September 2017 that will present a number of topics of interest to OMM calls on Westminster to ensure effective movement of offshore personnel Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:47:12 +0200 Offshore Marine Management (OMM) is calling on the UK government to ensure that the renewables industry leads the conversation on the movement of offshore personnel before making a deal on Brexit.  Taking a step forward to ensure a rea