Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:17:43 +0200 Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:16:43 +0200 (OSO) Caterpillar Marine unveils MaK M 25 E engine Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:17:44 +0200 Caterpillar Marine has unveiled a new engine, the MaK M 25 E. Developed for vessel designs with an emphasis on fuel savings, the engine was specifically designed to address the evolving global marine industry requirements while m Pacific Radiance makes move in Mexican market Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:15:30 +0200 The Board of Directors of Pacific Radiance Ltd has announced that its indirect subsidiary, Radiance Offshore Holdings Pte Ltd, has incorporated a 50:50 owned Mexican corporation known as CEIBA Maritima, SAPI de CV, SOFOM ENR with Hoteleria y Servicios Kongsberg vessel control systems for Siem Offshore newbuilds Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:12:17 +0200 Kongsberg Maritime will deliver integrated vessel control systems for two new Siem Offshore-owned, Helix Energy Solutions-chartered well intervention vessels being built at Flensburger-Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) in Germany. Both vessels are FOCAL awarded DP3 design contracts Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:07:59 +0200 Focal Marine & Offshore was recently awarded two design contacts for DP3 vessels - both from new clients. The first is a FOCAL 527 subsea vessel with length overall of 105m and diesel-electric propulsion. The vessel will be instal Rolls-Royce unveils new engine Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:06:26 +0200 Rolls-Royce has unveiled the first of a new family of medium-speed engines for the marine market that will include versions powered by diesel and gas. The new engines offer a 20 per cent increase in power per cylinder, while reducing fuel consu OSBIT Power to deliver two heavy weather ROV LARS Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:03:09 +0200 OSBIT Power in the UK has been awarded a multi-million pound contract by Helix Well Ops for the supply of twin, heavy weather ROV launch and recovery systems (LARS). OSBIT has to meet challenging space constraints and a need to operat The first Havyard 'WE' design delivered to Fafnir Offshore Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:14:41 +0200 Havyard Ship Technology's build number 120, Polarsyssel, a Havyard 832 L WE design, has been delivered to Fafnir Offshore. The vessel will go straight into an assignment for the Governor of Svalbard. The vessel is the first example of Damen launches first PSV 3300 for PROMAR Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:10:25 +0200 On 4 September Damen Shipyards Galati launched the PSV 3300 Mamola Reliance. The vessel is being built for PROMAR. Damen has incorporated several client-specific requirements into the vessel, including firefighting 1, an DOF Subsea starts work with Saipem Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:07:47 +0200 DOF Subsea UK Limited has been awarded and commenced work on a multi-million dollar contract with Saipem SA. The scope of work sees DOF provide Saipem with the DSV Skandi Singapore and project crew, to complete two key construction proje SMD unveils ROV training simulator Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:05:14 +0200 SMD has announced the release of an ROV training simulator. SMD's R&D department have been working together with technology partner TreeC to develop a new dynamic and intuitive simulator which addresses current training market needs and requirement McDermott names construction support vessel Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:02:58 +0200 McDermott International has formally named its construction support vessel (CSV) CSV 108 at Metalships & Docks shipyard in Vigo, Spain. The shipyard hosted a naming ceremony attended by Tony Duncan, Executive Vice President, Subsea for McDermot Venkatraman Sheshashayee joins MEO Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:59:52 +0200 Miclyn Express Offshore (MEO) has appointed Venkatraman Sheshashayee as Deputy CEO, effective 1 October 2014. Mr Sheshashayee brings strong industry experience to the role having recently led the Jaya Group through a business tra More newbuild milestones for VT Halter Marine's Super 320 programme Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:49:06 +0200 VT Halter Marine, a subsidiary of Vision Technologies Systems Inc in the US, has completed four separate milestones recently for its OSV Super 320 Program withHornbeck Offshore Services Inc. Firstly, the shipyard delivered HOS Captain< MDPL takes delivery of another MPSV Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:46:01 +0200 MDPL Group recently accepted delivery of its second newbuild MPSV this year: MDPLAnjali. This follows the earlier delivery of MDPL Randeep. According to broker Seabrokers, MDPL Anjali arrived in Singapore in mid- Seajacks Hydra commissioned at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:37:47 +0200 Seajacks Hydra, a jack-up vessel owned by Seajacks UK Ltd, was commissioned recently, over a period of just 10 days, at Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion. In late July, a heavy-lift vessel