Offshore

Offshore

Vallianz picks Ulstein design for heavy transport vessel

Vallianz Holdings Limited has contracted Rotterdam-based Ulstein Design & Solutions BV for the design of a new heavy transport vessel to operate in the offshore energy trades. The ship will be classed by Bureau Veritas. The Singapore-based company…

24.06.2022
Offshore

Viking picks Norfolk for US offshore wind safety hub

Denmark’s Viking Life-Saving Equipment has chosen to locate a new North American offshore wind safety hub in Norfolk, Virginia. The move comes as renewable power from the wind takes a prominent position in the Biden Administration’s energy strategy. …

20.06.2022
Offshore

Ulstein to design methanol-fuelled offshore wind vessels for Acta Marine

Netherlands-based Acta Marine has ordered two dual-fuel Ulstein SX216 construction service operation vessels (CSOVs), to be built at Tersan Shipyard in Turkey. The vessels will be the first to be constructed to the Ulstein Design & Solutions’ Twin…

17.06.2022
Offshore

4G connectivity for multi-role W2W offshore vessel

Wagenborg Offshore’s fourth walk-to-walk (W2W) offshore vessel, Koenigsborg, has been equipped with a 4G communications system from Castor Marine. The VSAT internet and Tampnet 4G setup fulfils all of the requirements of crew members when working on…

05.05.2022
Offshore

New joint venture for effective North Sea crew changes

Damen Shipyards and Ampelmann have set up a new joint venture, OceanXpress, to provide fast and efficient offshore crew changes in the North Sea. Kicking off the new operation is Damen’s Fast Crew supplier (FCS) 7011, Aqua Helix, equipped with an…

03.05.2022
Offshore

Harren & Partner boosts fleet with fourth jack-up unit

Bremen-based Harren & Partner Group has acquired the 2010-built jack-up crane vessel, Thor, to boost its offshore wind installation and maintenance capabilities. The DP2 unit, acquired with the support of Elbe Financial Solutions, has a 500-tonne…

25.04.2022
Offshore

Orsted and Esvagt plan joint investment

Danish energy group Orsted and Danish offshore contractor Esvagt have decided to invest in a new service operation vessel (SOV) which can operate on green fuels. No shipyard has yet been named for the order. The vessel will measure 93m long, 19.6m…

18.04.2022

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