ABS issues Approval in Principle for the Largest Semisubmersible Crane Vessel

ABS issues Approval in Principle for the Largest Semisubmersible Crane Vessel

China Merchants Offshore Technology Research Center (CM-OTRC), the R&D center for China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMI) of Shenzhen, China, have completed the basic design of the OOS Zeelandia a new semisubmersible …
May 29, 2019 /  Vessels
New Petrobras 5 year contract for OOS Tiradentes

New Petrobras 5 year contract for OOS Tiradentes

OOS International and CIMC Raffles announced on Tuesday (Apr23) that they have been awarded a 5-year contract for the flotel OOS Tiradentes by Petrobras. The new contract will start Q3/Q4 of 2019. OOS Tiradentes, …
Apr 23, 2019 /  Vessels
OOS International: Keel Laying of OOS Walcheren

OOS International: Keel Laying of OOS Walcheren

The OOS Walcheren is the 3rd vessel using the asymmetric brace-less semi-submersible design within the OOS International family. The first is the OOS Gretha, currently operating in Brazil, and the 2nd is the OOS …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels
OOS International’s new SSCV OOS Serooskerke undocked from Chinese dry dock

OOS International’s new SSCV OOS Serooskerke undocked from Chinese dry dock

OOS International’s newbuild semi-submersible heavy lift crane vessel (SSCV) OOS Serooskerke was undocked from China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) dry dock on September 27, 2018. According to the Company, the …
Oct 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Heavy lift crane vessel OOS Gretha placed a 120 ton accommodation module

Heavy lift crane vessel OOS Gretha placed a 120 ton accommodation module

SSCV OOS Gretha, a heavy lift crane vessel of OOS International BV, successfully placed a 120 ton accommodation module onto the P-19, a Petrobras moored platform in Campos Basin, offshore Brazil. Caption: SSCV …
Aug 2, 2018 /  Vessels
OOS International enters FPSO / Offshore maintenance market

OOS International enters FPSO / Offshore maintenance market

Holding OOS International Group B.V. (OOS International) confirmed Tuesday that it has signed a cooperation agreement with Forship Engenharia S/A (Forship), with the intention to establish a long-term strategic …
Jul 12, 2018 /  Curious
Construction for SSCV OOS Walcheren Haimen City started in China

Construction for SSCV OOS Walcheren Haimen City started in China

The construction of OOS Walcheren (Hull number CMHI 163-2) started in China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) on the 24th May 2018. The OOS Walcheren is the second newbuild Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel (SSCV) …
Jun 1, 2018 /  Vessels
CMHI and DNV GL ink LoI for two multi-activity jack-ups

CMHI and DNV GL ink LoI for two multi-activity jack-ups

China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd (CMHI) and DNV GL signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for the classification of two multi-activity jack-up units at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston yesterday. …
May 4, 2018 /  Vessels
OOS International newbuild heavy lift crane vessel one step closer to delivery

OOS International newbuild heavy lift crane vessel one step closer to delivery

Eight months after the start of construction, OOS International newbuild semi-submersible heavy lift crane vessel OOS Serooskerke is making good progress. The perfect moment to share a construction update. The footage …
Mar 5, 2018 /  Vessels
OOS International sends third vessel to Brazil

OOS International sends third vessel to Brazil

OOS International introduces a new semi-submersible accommodation vessel (SSAV), the OOS Tiradentes (previously named CR-600), destined to enter the OOS International fleet. This vessel, named after a famous independence …
Jan 8, 2018 /  Vessels