Keppel FELS delivers first rig of 2020

Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) reports that its Keppel FELS shipyard has made its first rig delivery of 2020 – safely, on time and within budget. Named Heimdal, the

Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for largest U.S. offshore wind project thus far

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been named as the preferred turbine supplier for the massive 2,640 MW Dominion Energy Virginia Offshore Wind project. This is the largest offshore wind power project

Thordon Seal retrofit keeps OTSV on-hire

Although keeping capital expenditure under control may be a key consideration during system procurement, any savings can quickly vanish if low cost components result in an increase in unbudgeted operational costs. That

Hornbeck Offshore common stock to trade on the OTC market

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. says that it expects its common stock to commence trading on the OTC Pink marketplace (“OTC Pink”), effective December 23, 2019. The transition comes after the New York

Congress members object to CBP Jones Act move

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is going ahead with changes in its interpretations of the Jones Act that it first proposed October 23. causing considerable concern in some areas of the

Banks take control of Bourbon assets

The assets of French offshore services giant Bourbon, which filed for court protection in back in July disclosing liabilities of over $1 billion, have been sold to a group of leading banks.

Shane Guidry takes 100% ownership of Q-LNG

Shane Guidry, CEO of Harvey Gulf International Marine, said today that he has purchased Harvey Gulf’s 30 percent ownership stake in Quality Liquefied Natural Gas Transport (Q-LNG). Guidry previously owned 70 percent

ABS awards Vard Approval in Principle for Jones Act SOV

Vard Marine Inc. has been awarded ABS Approval in Principle (AiP) t for its design of a Jones Act wind farm service operations vessel (SOV). The AiP is for a customized version

New Inmarsat service is aimed primarily at OSV operators

Inmarsat will extend its service portfolio for customers with the launch of Fleet LTE, following an agreement with subsea fiber and offshore LTE network operator, Tampnet. The new service which is primarily

Blount Boats to build two Chartwell designed CTVs for Atlantic Wind Transfers

North Kingston, R.I., headquartered offshore wind farm support company Atlantic Wind Transfers has placed an order with Warren, R.I., shipyard Blount Boats for two state-of the-art Chartwell 24 Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs).