Category archives for: Vessels

Scientists Find Large Submarine Canyon in Med

Scientists Find Large Submarine Canyon in Med

A massive underwater canyon has been discovered in the Mediterranean near Italy by an international team of scientists that includes mapping experts from the National Oceanography Centre. The canyon measures almost 1000 square miles (2,500 sq km) and the scientists believe this giant area was not carved out by current flows, the usual way underwater […]

Damen Delivers OCSV ‘Fugro Pioneer’

Damen Delivers OCSV ‘Fugro Pioneer’

Fugro has taken delivery of the second of the three Fugro Offshore Coastal Survey Vessels (FOCSV) being built by Damen. The Fugro Pioneer is a compact, survey ship capable of undertaking a wide range of survey, monitoring and inspection operations. The vessel is designed for a variety of survey and inspections duties including light geotechnical […]

Brasa Shipyard Completes Cidade de Ilhabela FPSO for Petrobras

Brasa Shipyard Completes Cidade de Ilhabela FPSO for Petrobras

FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela sailed away from the Niteroi-Rio based Brasa shipyard on Monday 15th September 2014. The departure of the vessel represents a major achievement for Brasa, having opened for business a mere two years ago in July 2012. Of the FPSO’s 18 modules the yard fabricated 10 – weighing a total of about […]

GO Phoenix Heads to Indian Ocean to Search for MH370

GO Phoenix Heads to Indian Ocean to Search for MH370

An Otto Marine vessel GO Phoenix has left Singapore last week to participate in a search for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 aircraft in the southern Indian Ocean. As Next Insight reports, GO Phoenix will participate in a search along with two other vessels Fugro Discovery and Fugro Equator. These vessels, using towed vehicles equipped […]

Ranger Buys Technip’s North American Diving Assets

Ranger Buys Technip’s North American Diving Assets

Technip has signed an agreement to sell 100% of its North American diving assets to Ranger Offshore Inc.. Technip’s strategy focuses on high technology and ultra-deep water products and services. The acquisition includes diving assets, two dynamically positioned multi-service support vessels as well as a multi-year preferred sub-contractor agreement for Ranger to provide diving services to […]

TORM Hires Albwardy for Diving Services (UAE)

TORM Hires Albwardy for Diving Services (UAE)

Danish product tanker carrier TORM A/S and UAE-based Albwardy Marine Engineering (AME), an Albwardy-Damen JV, have signed a Service Level Agreement for diving services in the UAE region. The purpose is to further strengthen their relations and respective commercial reliability. The diving services will be handled from AME’s facilities in Fujairah and include full hull […]

AWI, SMART Organise Atlantic Summer School

AWI, SMART Organise Atlantic Summer School

Since last Friday fourteen international students from seven countries are on board the RV Celtic Explorer for this year’s Atlantic Summer School. From 12th to 16th September 2014 the students will study cold water coral systems in their living environment in Irish waters. The Atlantic Summer School is a collaboration between the Strategic Marine Alliance […]

Ocean Yield Gets Aker Wayfarer Modification Job

Ocean Yield Gets Aker Wayfarer Modification Job

Ocean Yield ASA has been notified that Aker Oilfield Services (“AKOFS”), a subsidiary of Aker Solutions, has been awarded a contract over five years by Petrobras to provide subsea intervention services offshore Brazil with the vessel “Aker Wayfarer”. The vessel will be modified in order to become a deepwater subsea equipment support vessel, which will […]

McDermott Executes Jack and St. Malo Gig in GoM

McDermott Executes Jack and St. Malo Gig in GoM

McDermott International has successfully completed the Jack and St. Malo project for Chevron U.S.A. Inc. The project involved the installation of jumpers, flying leads, subsea pump stations, umbilicals and subsea landing of some of the industry’s largest and complex umbilical end terminations to a host floating production platform in 7,200 feet of water 279 miles […]

Cecon Sells ‘Micoperi Pride’ to FTAI Pride

Cecon Sells ‘Micoperi Pride’ to FTAI Pride

Cecon ASA (Cecon), through its subsidiary Rever Offshore AS (Rever) and the ship owning company Cecon Shipping 2 AS (CS 2), has reached an agreement to sell the Micoperi Pride, formerly Cecon Pride, to the single purpose vehicle (SPV) FTAI Pride Inc, a company controlled by Fortress Investment Group. Fortress is a highly diversified investment […]







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