New Offshore ERRV Delivered Goes Straight to Work
Immediately after the naming ceremony, Atlantic Offshore's 'MRV Ocean Response' heads to North Sea on Statoil charter. This is the third Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel (ERRV) newbuilding delivered to Atlantic Offshore during the past year, with six more vessels under construction at several shipyards. Atlantic Offshore has gradually taken a strong international position in the market for emergency vessels and supply vessels and these ships are equipped with the latest technology, and contingency services related to fire, oil spill and rescue operations.
Technip Charters New-build Offshore Construction Vessel
Technip enters a long-term charter agreement with North Sea Shipping for a 2014 new-build offshore construction vessel to be built at Bergen Group BMV AS in Bergen, Norway, and delivered in 2014. The charter will be for a period of five or seven years commitment plus a five-year extension option, with a further option to purchase the vessel. The vessel is specially designed and equipped to suit the Norwegian installation market. This advanced subsea construction vessel has a length of 142 meters and width of 27 meters, and is equipped with a 400-ton crane and a 2,000-ton carousel for storage of flexible pipe below deck. The new vessel’s design specification meets the highest requirements for subsea work and although it will work predominantly in the North Sea…
Fugro Symphony Uses K-Master Aft Bridge Workstation
Unique new solution leads extensive delivery for new offshore construction vessel. The 130-metre long, 24-metre wide new offshore construction vessel Fugro Symphony has become the first ever to sail with Kongsberg Maritime's K-Master aft bridge workstation onboard. Built at the Bergen Group BMV yard, Fugro Symphony was delivered to its owner on 3rd May 2011 and features an extensive automation and control package, developed by Kongsberg Maritime. "Bergen Group BMV has chosen KONGSBERG to deliver integrated solutions…
Wärtsilä to Supply Ship Design and Full Diesel Electric Propulsion System
Wärtsilä is able to offer its marine customers everything, from vessel design to the machinery and automation systems. This single-source supply capability leads to reduced building time, lower costs, and minimized project risks. This latest order also represents the first installation of the Wärtsilä 32 engine with increased power output. Wärtsilä, the marine industry's leading solutions provider, has been contracted to supply the vessel design and complete diesel electric drive installation for a new field support vessel.
KD Marine, MOS Sub-Sea Service Agreement
KD Marine and Mermaid Offshore Services (MOS) have jointly entered into an Alliance Agreement which will enable KD Marine to provide fully integrated saturation, air diving, daughter craft and ROV services from the advanced DSV the Mermaid Endurer in the European market. KD Marine will act as the lead contractor in the Alliance, providing the diving and project management services whilst MOS will provide the DSV, marine and ROV services. The Mermaid Endurer is a 311.6-ft dynamically positioned DSV which is being built in the Bergen Group BMV shipyard in Bergen, Norway and which features an integrated 300 meter saturation diving system, integrated air dive and ROV systems, 100 ton crane and 1,000 square metre work deck space.