Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:24:00 +0200 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:23:00 +0200 (OSO) Consolidation 'a path to sustainability in subsea vessel sector' Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:24:01 +0200 Industry analyst Douglas Westwood (DW) says it believes consolidation is required in the subsea vessel sector. "In recent years, the speed with which newbuild vessels have entered the market has amplified the subsea vessel demand/supply imbalan FlorÝ shipyard to upgrade Skandi Darwin Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:13:05 +0200 Westcon Yards' Floro shipyard has won a contract from DOF to upgrade the subsea vessel Skandi Darwin. ODE provides support for Horne and Wren decommissioning project Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:10:24 +0200 ODE, part of the DORIS Group, has successfully completed a key workscope for Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors. The contract was to provide engineering support for the removal of the topsides and jacket from a Normally Unattended Installati Global Maritime appoints Group HSEQ Manager Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:07:57 +0200 Global Maritime has appointed Hannah Crutchley as its new Group Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Manager. She will be based in Perth and has more than 10 years experience in the oil and gas sector and will be t Next Geosolutions awarded contracts to survey interconnector Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:13:30 +0200 Next Geosolutions, an independent geoscience and engineering service provider, has been awarded two major survey contracts for the North Sea Link (NSL) project, the first electricity link between UK and Norway. The first contract, due to c Magseis to charter vessel Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:10:57 +0200 Magseis has entered into an LOI with what it described as "a large provider of offshore vessels" regarding a potential charter of one of their vessels. Such agreement includes an option for the lease of certain seismic equipment. Magseis said o DeepGreen Resources partners with Maersk Supply Service Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:06:31 +0200 DeepGreen Resources is to partner with Maersk Supply Service to recover polymetallic nodules from the Clarion Clipperton Zone of the Pacific Ocean. DeepGreen is advancing the NORI Area D Project  through its wholly owned sub Ramform Hyperion launched Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:01:55 +0200 PGS has completed its newbuild programme with a naming ceremony for the final vessel in the series, Ramform Hyperion, at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipbuilding in Nagasaki, Japan. The Ramform design was created by Roar Ramd SDSD makes another move in PSV market Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:45:51 +0200 SD Standard Drilling Plc (SDSD) has entered into an agreement with Royal London Asset Management (RLAM) to acquire 2,500,000 shares in New World Supply (NWS), corresponding to approximately 7.7 per cent of the total outstanding shares in NWS Subsea 7 bags Mad Dog deal Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:40:50 +0200 Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by BP as part of the Mad Dog 2 deepwater development approximately 190 miles south of New Orleans. The contract scope covers engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of t Havila CFO allocated shares in repair issue Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:39:47 +0200 Havila's CFO Arne Johan Dale has subscribed for and has been allocated 500,000 shares in the company's repair issue. If and when the shares are issued his total ownership will be 521,000 shares. Drone-to-ROV wireless comms demonstrated Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:36:39 +0200 Subsea wireless automation provider WFS Technologies and marine rental equipment specialist Seatronics Inc demonstrated drone-to-ROV wireless communications at a Subsea Internet of Things event in Houston. The demonstration took place on&# Vryhof launches engineering unit Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:33:12 +0200 Vryhof and its business unit Deep Sea Mooring (DSM) have launched an engineering unit to support the company’s offshore oil and gas, renewables and aquaculture operations. The new unit will provide expertise i Ezra Holdings Chapter 11 process of concern to Emas Offshore Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:25:29 +0200 Referring to the announcement released by the company's ultimate holding company, Ezra Holdings Limited, that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US, Emas Offshore says that as of 30 November 2016 IMCA releases new safety videos and cards Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:23:32 +0200 Effective promotion of safe working practices is high on the workplace agenda, and keeping safety material fresh and accessible remains vital to putting over the message. This has led to the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) launching