Blue Planet’s bulk carrier Afros wins “Ship of the Year” award at Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018

Blue Planet’s bulk carrier Afros wins “Ship of the Year” award at Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018

Blue Planet Shipping announced earlier this week that the Company has received the “Ship of the Year Award” for the vessel mv Afros at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2018. The mv Afros is the …
Dec 14, 2018 /  Vessels
Nordic American Offshore awarded contract for PSV NAO Viking

Nordic American Offshore awarded contract for PSV NAO Viking

Nordic American Offshore Ltd. (NYSE: NAO) has been awarded a two-year fixed contract for the Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) built in 2015, NAO Viking. Caption: Offshore Tug/Supply Ship NAO Viking - Image courtesy …
Dec 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative launches new platform to drive responsible ship recycling

Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative launches new platform to drive responsible ship recycling

Monday (Dec 10), industry leaders and the non-profit organization Sustainable Shipping Initiative announced the launch of the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative’s (SRTI) online platform, a tool for sharing …
Dec 11, 2018 /  Curious
Standard Drilling increases ownership in four mid-size PSV

Standard Drilling increases ownership in four mid-size PSV

S.D. Standard Drilling Plc (SDSD) has entered into an agreement to acquire  2,673,749 shares in New World Supply Ltd. (NWS), corresponding to approximately 8.23% of the total outstanding shares in NWS. Prior to the …
Nov 23, 2018 /  Vessels
Alewijnse Marine begins ground-breaking electrical conversion on board TSHD Samuel de Champlain

Alewijnse Marine begins ground-breaking electrical conversion on board TSHD Samuel de Champlain

Electrical system integrator Alewijnse Marine has entered a new phase in the electrical conversion of the ground-breaking, low-emissions dredger TSHD Samuel de Champlain. After months of engineering and a study of the …
Nov 8, 2018 /  Curious
Indonesia Lion Air plane crashes into sea off Jakarta with 189 passengers and crew on board (Video)

Indonesia Lion Air plane crashes into sea off Jakarta with 189 passengers and crew on board (Video)

A brand new Indonesian Lion Air plane carrying 189 passengers and crew crashed into the sea Monday, officials said, moments after it had asked to be allowed to return to Jakarta. The Boeing-737 MAX, which went into …
Oct 29, 2018 /  Accidents
Sentinel Marine makes further fleet investment with new platform supply vessel

Sentinel Marine makes further fleet investment with new platform supply vessel

Offshore support vessel operator Sentinel Marine is adding to its state-of-the-art fleet with the purchase and major refit of a multi-role ship. The Aberdeen-based firm, which has just seen the eighth of nine new builds …
Oct 24, 2018 /  Vessels
Standard Drilling announces sale of two medium-sized platform supply vessels

Standard Drilling announces sale of two medium-sized platform supply vessels

New World Supply Ltd (NWS), where SDSD has an ownership of 26.2%, has completed a sale of two of its six medium-sized platform supply vessels (PSVs). Caption: PSV World Emerald - Image courtesy of …
Oct 18, 2018 /  All
Heerema Marine Contractors and AF Offshore Decom sign contract with Marathon Oil for EPRD of Brae Bravo Platform

Heerema Marine Contractors and AF Offshore Decom sign contract with Marathon Oil for EPRD of Brae Bravo Platform

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) announced Tuesday (Oct 02) that the Company and AF Offshore Decom (AFOD), together known as the HAF consortium, have been awarded a contract from Marathon Oil Decommissioning Services LLC …
Oct 3, 2018 /  Vessels
Solstad Farstad PSV Far Swan awarded long term contract

Solstad Farstad PSV Far Swan awarded long term contract

Solstad Farstad ASA have been awarded a two-year contract for the Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) Far Swan (2006 Built VS470 MK II Design). The vessel will be supporting drilling operations offshore Qatar with a major …
Sep 28, 2018 /  Vessels