Oceanteam Shipping ASA announced today that its new OTS 1250t modular carousel systems has completed its trials and is mobilized for Visser & Smit Marine Contractors in The Netherlands for a minimum of 200 days onboard Solstad Offshore ASA’s CSV Normand Flower for Offshore Renewables Operations in the Southern North Sea.
In Q1 2013 Fugro will take delivery of a new-built vessel, M/V Fugro Pioneer, the first of Fugro's dedicated Offshore Survey Costal Vessel series. Featured on Stand 11121 at EWEA Offshore Amsterdam, the new vessel will operate in North-West European waters.
Norwegian based NorWind Installer contracted the Ulstein Dutch design offices Ulstein Sea of Solutions and Ulstein IDEA Equipment Solutions as their design partners for a new foundation installation vessel for the offshore wind industry. The vessel is a customized version of the Deepwater Enabler design from Ulstein.
She's big, she's red and she's bound for the ice for the first time. The Royal Navy's new ice patrol ship HMS Protector sails on her maiden voyage under the White Ensign on Monday to begin eight months surveying and patrolling the frozen continent.
WHOI takes a look back at the many accomplishments by R/V Oceanus and its crew over the ship's remarkable 36-year career. Visit the R/V Oceanus Scrapbook to view remembrances of the ship.
The sister ships - which will be renamed Reef Despina and Reef Larissa - are newly-built IMR and subsea construction vessels. Designed with the Ulstein X-Bow, they have a faster transit speed in head seas, and enjoy reduced fuel consumption. The design also provides several advantages in the foreship and on the working decks making the vessels more environmentally and work friendly.
DOF Subsea has secured a campaign of work in the New Zealand Taranaki Basin for the new build DSV Skandi Singapore.
The Ulstein designed SX130 IMR vessels Neptune Despina and Neptune Larissa were named in a joint ceremony on 26 October 2011 at Zhejiang Shipyard, China. Neptune Despina was delivered to shipowner Neptune Offshore on 27 October. The second vessel is to be delivered in mid November.
On Friday, 28 October 2011 the research icebreaker Polarstern sets off on its 28th Antarctic expedition. Over 200 scientists and technicians from research institutions in 14 countries will take part in the five expedition legs. They will examine a wide variety of topics: oceanography and marine chemistry, atmospheric research and the biology of bacteria, tiny algae and animals all the way to crustaceans, fish and whales. Moreover, the Polarstern will supply Neumayer Station III in Antarctica with material, provisions and personnel.