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Austal Hands Over First Vessel to Turbine Transfers

Austal Hands Over First Vessel to Turbine Transfers

The first of three 27 metre Austal wind farm support vessels has successfully completed sea trials at Austal’s Philippine shipyard and is heading to Europe, where it will commence operations for Turbine Transfers. Christened Church Bay, the first Wind Express 27 catamaran will arrive in the UK in late April 2014 and commence operations shortly […]

COSL’s New PSV HYSY613 Delivered, China

COSL’s New PSV HYSY613 Delivered, China

Newly purchased platform supply vessel – HYSY613 has been successfully delivered to China Oilfield Services Limited. Equipped with a main-turbine power output of 6,000 horsepower, as well as a DP2 dynamic positioning capability, HYSY613 has an overall length of 75 meters and gross tonnage of 3,300 tonnes. Apart from being able to carry bulk materials […]

Another Two Signals Detected in Flight MH370′s Search (Australia)

Another Two Signals Detected in Flight MH370′s Search (Australia)

Australian defence ship Ocean Shield yesterday detected another two possible signals from MH370′s black box in total duration of almost thirteen minutes, officials informed. The main fear is that this could be the final minutes of the black box’s battery life. If that proves to be true, the further search could be pure waste of […]

Dometic Sea Xchange Watermaker Launched

Dometic Sea Xchange Watermaker Launched

Dometic Marine has launched the Dometic Sea Xchange Sea Water Reverse Osmosis system following the confirmation of an exclusive worldwide marketing agreement with Spot Zero Reverse Osmosis Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., USA. Under this agreement, Dometic will market and sell Spot Zero watermakers as it expands its presence in the fresh water and sea […]

UK: CTruk Brings New 22m OWSV Design

UK: CTruk Brings New 22m OWSV Design

CTruk presented new OWSV designed to safely deal with rougher seas, longer transits and tougher assignments whilst not neglecting the comfort of passengers and crew. Based on a proven workboat design concept, the CTruk EVOC22 is a 22m composite twin-hull with 7.5m beam and 1.25m draft. This innovative workboat will have a 20 tonne flexible […]

‘Olympic Boa’ Naming Ceremony Held at Kleven Verft

‘Olympic Boa’ Naming Ceremony Held at Kleven Verft

Subsea construction vessel, Olympic Boa, was named at Kleven Verft on Saturday 29th 2014. Vessel godmother was Iren Bjerkan, married to Helge Røraas, President and Chief Executive Officer at BOA marine services, who has chartered the vessel for the next three years plus options. The charter will begin during the second quarter of 2014 upon […]

First AGOR Ship Christened (USA)

First AGOR Ship Christened (USA)

Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder joined family members of the late Neil Armstrong March 29 to christen the U.S. Navy’s newest research ship, named for the legendary astronaut and first man to walk on the moon. The lead Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) ship in its class, the research vessel (R/V) Neil […]

CSA Welcomes Government of Canada’s Icebreaking Support

CSA Welcomes Government of Canada’s Icebreaking Support

The Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) has welcomed decision of the Government of Canada to respond to the need for additional icebreaking support on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Waterway. With another icebreaker, key cargo such as wheat, will move to market quicker. “This is an important move by the Canadian Government to support the […]

Dolphin Charters Sanco’s Newbuild Vessel

Dolphin Charters Sanco’s Newbuild Vessel

Dolphin Group ASA has taken delivery of the newly built seismic vessel M/V Sanco Sword, on an initial 5-year Time-Charter agreement with the Norwegian vessel owner Sanco Shipping AS. The Sanco Sword is the sister vessel of the Sanco Swift, also delivered from the Kleven Myklebust yard, located on the west coast of Norway. Both […]

UK Manufactured Content Key to Renewable Energy Growth

UK Manufactured Content Key to Renewable Energy Growth

Despite recent project development delays and regulatory uncertainty, the UK wind energy market continues to offer a significant opportunity to develop a world class manufacturing and supply chain base that can deliver competitive industry content in the future. However, with over 30,000 offshore wind energy jobs due to be created as a direct result of […]

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