CMHI exercises SunStone design and equipment option with Ulstein

OCTOBER 5, 2018 — Shipbuilder China Merchants Heavy Industries (CMHI) has now exercised an option with Norway’s Ulstein Design & Solutions AS for the design and equipment of the second in the

Island Offshore to provide Titanic expedition support ship

AUGUST 29, 2018 — An Island Offshore Subsea Construction and Accommodation Vessel is to be the primary topside support vessel for OceanGate Expeditions’ 2019 Titanic Survey Expedition. Everett, WA, based OceanGate recently

Lindblad to order fourth polar expedition cruise ship

JULY 19, 2018 — Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: LIND) reports that its Board of Directors has authorized the building of a new polar expedition ship. Anticipated to be delivered in 2021,

Island Offshore books seven year charter for Island Pride

JULY 9, 2018 — Ulsteinvik, Norway, headquartered Island Offshore reports that it has agreed a seven-year contract for its multi-functional subsea support and construction vessel Island Pride with Ocean Infinity, a technology

Cat Multi-Engine Optimizer helps Vroon gain major fuel savings

JULY 5, 2018 — Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) reports that it hasrecently invested in technology capable of saving its clients about 100,000 liters of fuel per year, based on a nine-month test

SunStone inks shipbuilding contract for third expedition cruise ship

JUNE 6, 2018 — Miami, FL, headquartered SunStone Ships, Inc. has signed an agreement with shipbuilder China Merchants Industry Holdings Co. Ltd. to build a third Ulstein CX103 design Infinity-class expedition ship,

Two more AHTS vessels added to Hartmann-managed fleet

MARCH 27, 2018 — Back in October last year, Germany’s family owned Hartmann Group reported the recapitalization of an 11-strong fleet of Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels through a partnership with, and

ABB to supply broad range of solutions for Lindblad expedition ship

MARCH 8, 2018 — The new Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. expedition ship set for delivery from Ulstein’s Ulsteinvik, Norway, shipyard in 2020 (see earlier story) will feature a comprehensive scope of ABB

KHI cancels Island Offshore order, will take $114.8 million hit

DECEMBER 26, 2017 — Japan’s Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI) says it has decided to terminate by agreement its shipbuilding contract with Island Offshore Shipholding LP for the top hole drilling/light well

Walk-to-work vessel starts outfitting at Ulstein Verft

NOVEMBER 16, 2017 — The hull of a new SX195 walk-to-work vessel on order for Den Helder, Netherlands, based Acta Marine has now arrived at Ulstein Verft AS, Norway, from Poland. Outfitting