Offshore Support Journal
GulfMark well-prepared for new reality
GulfMark well-prepared for new reality
Offshore Support Journal January/February 2015
Interviewed in late 2014, by which time the oil price had begun to fall steeply, Mr Kneen said some people in the US were already talking about US$60/barrel oil – as OSJ went to press weeks ...
Naval architect is ready for new challenges
Naval architect is ready for new challenges
Offshore Support Journal January/February 2015
Interviewed early in 2015, Mr Perla described 2014 as “an average year” for Guido Perla & Associates (GPA), one that saw the company respond to enquiries with a high level of ...
Response vessels will act as ‘front runners’ after spill
Response vessels will act as ‘front runners’ after spill
Offshore Support Journal January/February 2015
2014 saw Petrobras issue a request for tenders for a new class of oil spill response vessel (OSRV) that would be capable of reacting at speed in the event of a release of oil on one of its oilfields. ...
Monohull crewboat delivered to Brasil Supply
Monohull crewboat delivered to Brasil Supply
Offshore Support Journal January/February 2015
Incat Crowther, the company that designed Muslim Magomayev, also recently announced the launch and delivery of BS Camburi, a 36m monohull crewboat built in Brazil by Arpoador Engenharia to ...
World’s largest fast crewboat delivered
World’s largest fast crewboat delivered
Offshore Support Journal January/February 2015
Muslim Magomayev is the first vessel that Australian shipbuilder Incat Tasmania has built for the offshore oil and gas industry. Having completed sea trials, the vessel departed to Baku, Azerbaijan, ...
Norbye stepping down as CEO of Deep Sea Supply
Norbye stepping down as CEO of Deep Sea Supply
Offshore Support Journal January/February 2015
The board of directors of Deep Sea Supply and Finn Amund Norbye have reached an agreement that Mr Norbye will step down as CEO after close to 10 years with the company. Deep Sea Supply chairman ...
Hassan Basma steps  down at Bumi Armada
Hassan Basma steps down at Bumi Armada
Offshore Support Journal January/February 2015
Bumi Armada has announced that, for family reasons, Hassan Basma, the chief executive officer and executive director of the company, has requested an early release of his contract of employment. The ...
Subsea 7 delivers strong performance but concerned about subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines projects
Subsea 7 delivers strong performance but concerned about subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines projects
Offshore Support Journal January/February 2015
Subsea 7 has released details of its third quarter 2014. Jean Cahuzac, chief executive officer, said, “I am pleased to report that we continued to deliver strong operational performance in the ...
Dynamic Positioning competency and certification, "not fit for purpose"
Dynamic Positioning competency and certification, "not fit for purpose"
Offshore Support Journal January/February 2015
It is unfair to expect the NI to produce workable solutions involving DP without your support. Whilst the NI seeks industry support for knowledge and awareness, we, as DP mariners, have the practical ...
Van Oord acquires Ballast Nedam Offshore
Van Oord acquires Ballast Nedam Offshore
Offshore Support Journal January/February 2015
Van Oord has reached agreement to acquire Ballast Nedam Offshore. The acquisition consists of the assets of Ballast Nedam Offshore, the company’s staff, heavy-lift installation vessel Svanen ...
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