Longest vessel in Aberdeen Harbour history welcomed at the port to assist with expansion

Longest vessel in Aberdeen Harbour history welcomed at the port to assist with expansion

Aberdeen Harbour has welcomed the longest vessel to visit the port in its history, as part of its £350 million South Harbour construction.   The 175 meter-long MV Beltnes arrived into South Harbour on the …
Jun 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Heerema Takes Revolutionary Step in Offshore Decommissioning

Heerema Takes Revolutionary Step in Offshore Decommissioning

Together with two other leading players in the Oil and Gas industry’s decommissioning sector, Decom Energy and AF Offshore Decom, Heerema Marine Contractors has launched a new company: Fairfield Decom. …
May 17, 2019 /  Vessels
First Caisson Sets Sail for Aberdeen South Harbour

First Caisson Sets Sail for Aberdeen South Harbour

Aberdeen Harbour’s £350-million expansion has reached another landmark stage with the first 6,000-tonne caisson beginning its journey to South Harbour on Monday (Feb25). The concrete unit departed from …
Feb 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Bourbon Subsea Services has installed the first floating wind turbine of the Kincardine Offshore Windfarm

Bourbon Subsea Services has installed the first floating wind turbine of the Kincardine Offshore Windfarm

Contracted by the Spanish construction group Cobra, BOURBON completed the installation of the first wind turbine at Cobra Wind's Kincardine site, Scotland, off the coast of Aberdeen this summer. Bourbon Subsea …
Nov 28, 2018 /  Curious
Subsea 7 awarded frame agreement extension offshore UK

Subsea 7 awarded frame agreement extension offshore UK

Subsea 7 S.A. Monday (Nov26) announced the award of a sizeable(1) three-year extension of an existing DSVi(2) frame agreement, with seven North Sea clients: Chevron North Sea Limited, Dana Petroleum (E&P) Limited, …
Nov 26, 2018 /  Curious
Cruise season sees 61% increase in passengers at Aberdeen Harbour

Cruise season sees 61% increase in passengers at Aberdeen Harbour

The 2018 cruise season has come to a close at Aberdeen Harbour with more than 3,000 passengers visiting the city – representing a 61% increase since 2017. A total of 27 cruise trips arrived in Aberdeen (see also …
Oct 12, 2018 /  Cruise
ERRV Bailey Sentinel joins Sentinel Marine Fleet

ERRV Bailey Sentinel joins Sentinel Marine Fleet

Sentinel Marine, the Aberdeen-headquartered operators of offshore support vessels, has taken delivery of the latest vessel to join its state- of-the-art fleet. The Bailey Sentinel, constructed in China is now en route to …
Aug 10, 2018 /  Vessels
Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore UK

Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore UK

Subsea 7 Friday announced the award of a sizeable(1) contract by Nexen as part of the Buzzard Phase 2 Project, located approximately 55 kilometres off the north-east coast of Scotland. Caption: Seven Kestrel …
Aug 6, 2018 /  Curious
Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore UK

Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore UK

Subsea 7 today announced the award of a contract by Shell for the Penguins Redevelopment Project, located approximately 150 miles north-east of the Shetland Islands. Caption: Rainbow over the Seven Cruzeiro …
Jun 11, 2018 /  Curious
VOS Famous equipped with ‘Sealift’ Rescue System

VOS Famous equipped with ‘Sealift’ Rescue System

Aberdeen-based ERRV successfully completes sea trials following installation of 'Sealift' Rescue System On Tuesday, 16 January, VOS Famous successfully completed sea trials, crew training and familiarisation, following …
Jan 25, 2018 /  Vessels