ABB to equip advanced Island Offshore newbuilds

MAY 19, 2013 — ABB has won contracts worth in excess of $20 million to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for two next generation offshore vessels —and looks set to soon

Former OCV plays key role in hunt for missing Malaysian jet

APRIL 7, 2014 — Underwater sounds consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes have been picked up by an Australian Defense Vessel originally ordered as an offshore construction vessel (OCV) by

Oaktree-backed Harkand charters HOS OCV

MARCH 31, 2014 — IRM, survey and light construction contractor Harkand has entered into a charter agreement with Hornbeck Offshore for the Jones Act qualified offshore construction vessel HOS Mystique for a

Toisa MOCV to have Siemens drive and power solutions

MARCH 13, 2014 — The Ulstein X-bowed multipurpose offshore construction vessel (MOCV) that Hyundai Heavy Industries is building at its Ulsan, South Korea shipyard for Toisa Ltd (see earlier story) will have

Kleven takes over Bergen Group OCV contracts

MARCH 7, 2014 — Norway’s Bergen Group is selling the shipbuilding contracts for two ST 259 CD design offshore construction vessels to Kleven Verft. The contracts were signed between Bergen Group Fosen

Volstad OCV to have MacGregor offshore cranes

Cargotec is to supply two active heave-compensated (AHC) cranes for Volstad Maritime’s large offshore construction vessel (OCV) on order at Bergen Group Fosen shipyard in Norway (hull 89. The contract covers a