From Passenger Ship to Service Support Vessel

August 21, 2013
From Passenger Ship to Service Support Vessel

(With photo album/videos) SWZ Maritime's summer issue, to appear later this week, contains a detailed description of Chevalier Floatels new ships, the DP Galyna and DP Gezina. This news post contains some extra material gathered by SWZ Maritime editor Gerrit de Boer.

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VOS Fairness Launched in China

August 20, 2013
VOS Fairness Launched in China

Nanjing East Star Shipyard in China has launched the VOS Fairness, a 50 m Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel (ERRV) for Vroon Offshore Services.

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ITG Group Orders Two Ulstein PSVs

August 19, 2013
ITG Group Orders Two Ulstein PSVs

The ROC yard, China, will be constructing two platform supply ships (PSVs) of Ulstein’s PX121 designs for the ITG Group. The contract includes an option for two more vessels.

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Heerema Delivers Nexen Golden Eagle Jackets

August 15, 2013
Heerema Delivers Nexen Golden Eagle Jackets

In eighteen months, Heerema Fabrication Group’s Vlissingen yard has completed the parallel fabrication of two jackets for the Golden Eagle Development project of Nexen Petroleum UK.

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Wind Workers Wanted

August 15, 2013
Wind Workers Wanted

The wind industry is growing rapidly, but skills development has not kept pace leading to a shortage of qualified workers. TPWind has released a report that indicates what steps the European wind industry needs to take to solve the problem.

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Huisman to Supply 10 Pipelay Systems

August 13, 2013
Huisman to Supply 10 Pipelay Systems

Huisman has secured new contracts for ten pipelay systems with various major offshore pipelay contractors.

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Dockwise Vanguard Dry Docks Rig

August 8, 2013
Dockwise Vanguard Dry Docks Rig

Boskalis deployed both its subsidiaries Dockwise and Smit to assist with the repair and maintenance of a semi-submersible drilling rig in the Mediterranean. The rig was dry docked on board the Dockwise Vanguard.

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Dutch Study Used in Post-Hurricane Restoration of Ship Island

August 6, 2013
Dutch Study Used in Post-Hurricane Restoration of Ship Island

Royal HaskoningDHV and knowledge institute Deltares have completed a study that will help to restore nature along the northern Gulf of Mexico and reduce effects of hurricanes on the Mississippi Mainland Coast.

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