FPSO Dhirubhai-1: Expiry of the charter contract and future employment opportunities

FPSO Dhirubhai-1: Expiry of the charter contract and future employment opportunities

The FPSO Dhirubhai-1, which is owned by Ocean Yield ASA's (Ocean Yield) subsidiary Aker Floating Production AS (AFP) has been operating on a 10-year charter contract with Reliance Industries Limited (Reliance Industries) …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Another vessel repaired at Azerbaijan’s Bibiheybat Ship Repair Yard

Another vessel repaired at Azerbaijan’s Bibiheybat Ship Repair Yard

Major overhaul of the towing and supply vessel "Nercha" belonging to the Caspian Sea Oil Fleet of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping (CJSC) has been accomplished at the “Bibiheybat” Ship Repair …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Noble Corporation Announces Purchase Of Newbuild Jackup And Secures Initial Contract Award

Noble Corporation Announces Purchase Of Newbuild Jackup And Secures Initial Contract Award

Noble Corporation plc (NYSE: NE) today announced the purchase of a new Gusto MSC CJ46 design jackup rig from the PaxOcean Group (PaxOcean) in connection with a concurrently awarded drilling contract. Noble paid $33.75 …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
DH Industries’ BOG units tested on first US-built LNG barge

DH Industries’ BOG units tested on first US-built LNG barge

The Duch cryogenic solutions specialist DH Industries said its BOG management system has been tested onboard the Clean Jacksonville bunker barge built by Conrad Industries. Six cryogenerators are installed on board of …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
SeaBird Exploration received Letter of intent for source work in the Americas

SeaBird Exploration received Letter of intent for source work in the Americas

SeaBird Exploration announced on Thursday that it has received a letter of intent from a repeat client to provide two source vessels for an OBN seismic survey in the Americas region. Caption: Research vessel Osprey …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Yang Ming to Upgrade China-Vietnam-Thailand Service

Yang Ming to Upgrade China-Vietnam-Thailand Service

Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. (YM) has announced to upgrade its China-Vietnam/Thailand service network effective on October 12th, 2018. Caption: Containership YM Express - Image courtesy of SF-Images   The …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Global Ship Lease Secures Additional Charter Coverage and Adds Maersk Line to Charterer Portfolio

Global Ship Lease Secures Additional Charter Coverage and Adds Maersk Line to Charterer Portfolio

Global Ship Lease, Inc. (NYSE:GSL), a containership charter owner, yesterday announced a new time charter with Maersk Line for the 2004-built, 8,063 TEU containership OOCL Ningbo, which has been renamed GSL Ningbo, …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs 3212 ‘Mars’ and ‘Mercurius’

Iskes Towage names twin Damen ASD Tugs 3212 ‘Mars’ and ‘Mercurius’

Two of Iskes Towage’s vessels, the Damen ASD Tugs 3212 Mars and Mercurius, have been officially named at a ceremony held at IJmuiden Port, Amsterdam. The naming formed part of an event held to mark the 50th …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Gulf Marine Services PLC Announces Three Long-Term Contract Awards in MENA  

Gulf Marine Services PLC Announces Three Long-Term Contract Awards in MENA  

Gulf Marine Services (LSE: GMS), the leading provider of advanced self-propelled self-elevating support vessels serving the offshore oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, announced yesterday (Sep 19) that it has been …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Naming ceremony for first of 35 newbuild crude oil and product tankers on order to be leased to Trafigura

Naming ceremony for first of 35 newbuild crude oil and product tankers on order to be leased to Trafigura

Trafigura Group Pte Ltd (Trafigura), one of the world’s leading independent commodity trading companies, has today named the first of its 35 crude oil and product tankers being built in South Korea and …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Vessels