Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:09:14 +0200 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:08:14 +0200 (OSO) Canyon Offshore to trench cables for Hornsea Project One Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:09:15 +0200 Canyon Offshore Limited has been awarded a contract for the provision of offshore cable trenching services on Dong Energy’s Hornsea Project One offshore windfarm. The multi-million pound subcontract was awarded by Siem Offshore Aquatic signs frame agreements with DOF Subsea Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:07:03 +0200 Aquatic has signed two regional frame agreements with DOF Subsea. The frame agreement with DOF Subsea Asia Pacific Pte Ltd covers the hire of Aquatic flexlay equipment and Fisher winches across the Asia Pacific region and is valid from May Blue Water Shipping to handle Nord Stream 2 pipe Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:04:16 +0200 Wasco Coatings in Germany has awarded Blue Water Shipping in Esbjerg, Denmark, a contract to transport 113,000 pipe pieces for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline through the Baltic. Nord Stream 2, the developer of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline through Workships Contractors sells DSV Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:01:52 +0200 Workships Contractors, as managers of the four-point mooring DSV Offshore Beaver has announced that the vessel has been sold to Seisund AS of Torangsvag, Norway. The vessel will transfer from her normal role of diving support Norwegian supply ship merger completed Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:12:51 +0200 Today (22 June 2017) marks the completion of the merger of Farstad, Solstad and Deep Sea Supply. The new entity, Solstad Farstad, has a fleet of 152 OSVs of which 33 are construction support vessels, 64 PSVs and 55 AHTS. The Secunda bags contracts for two anchor handlers Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:11:57 +0200 Secunda Canada LP, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore, says ExxonMobil Canada has awarded the company a two year firm contract, plus 12 monthly options, for the anchor handling tug supply vessels Burin Sea and Trinity Sea Combi Lift calls on Damen with 19 vessel order Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:09:25 +0200 Damen Shipyards Group has secured an order from German heavy lift company Combi Lift to build a total of 19 specially customised shallow draught vessels. The vessels will be used to transport oversized and heavy lift cargo for the Gazprom Amur New CTO at Rovco Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:05:10 +0200 UK-based Rovco has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Dr Iain Wallace as chief technology officer (CTO).   A former technical lead for the European Space Agency, Dr Wallace will drive the development Green light for Njord and Bauge Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:04:15 +0200 Statoil has confirmed that plans for development and operation (PDO) of Njord and Bauge in the Norwegian Sea have now been approved by the authorities. The Njord A platform and the Njord Bravo floating storage and offloading vessel (FSO) w OCBC Bank commences action against Nam Cheong unit Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:38:29 +0200 The Straits Times newspaper reports that OCBC Bank has commenced legal action against a unit of offshore marine group Nam Cheong over US$10 million owed to the bank. On 19 June, Nam Cheong International (NCIL) received a Oceanteam completes sale of North Ocean 105 AS Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:34:36 +0200 Oceanteam and its joint venture partner McDermott have completed the sale of Oceanteam's remaining 25 per cent stake in vessel-owning company North Ocean 105 AS. The proceeds of the sale will be used for repayment of lenders and vendors up Ocean Installer awarded Libyan job Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:33:27 +0200 Ocean Installer has been awarded a SURF project at the Al Jurf oil field in the Mediterranean. The client is Mabruk Oil Operations, a JV between Total E&P and the National Oil Cooperation (NOC) of Libya. The work scope encompasses the Kotug expands with fifth infield support vessel Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:29:47 +0200 Kotug has recently acquired a fifth addition to its range of Infield Support Vessels (ISVs) in Australia and East Timor, as part of the group’s ongoing investments in offshore support. This latest addition to the fleet, Coral Knight, Expro secures extension to well services contract Wed, 21 Jun 2017 09:26:56 +0200 Expro has secured a US$10 million well services contract extension with Apache North Sea.  The contract covers a range of well services including slickline, cased hole services and pumping services, as well as support in delivering coiled Claxton bags decommissioning job in southern North Sea Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:46:31 +0200 Claxton has been awarded a contract to riglessly casing cut and recover a total of seven wells in the Southern North Sea across two of the operator’s, normally unmanned, platforms, along with an additional subsea suspended well at one of the loca