Offshore Support Journal
Brazil amends vessel importation tax
Brazil amends vessel importation tax
Offshore Support Journal November 2014
Legislation in Brazil regarding temporary importation taxes for any foreign-flagged vessel has been amended via Normative Instruction No. 1488/2014. According to broker Seabrokers, owners of any ...
Hard landing could follow oil price decline
Hard landing could follow oil price decline
Offshore Support Journal November 2014
When someone like Helge Lund, departing CEO of Statoil, Norway’s state-owned oil company, makes a speech in which he speaks about 20,000 job losses in the next two to three years, as he did at ...
OSV demand set to rebound
OSV demand set to rebound
Offshore Support Journal News desk 13 October 2014
Offshore vessel demand is set for a rebound, with oil and gas operators moving more sanctioned projects into development phase and more drilling rigs joining the global fleet from 2015. Singapore ...
GMS S-class
GMS S-class
Offshore Support Journal Annual Review 2014
November last year saw UAE-based designer, builder and operator Gulf Marine Services (GMS) announce a new class of jack-up as part of its four-vessel fleet expansion programme. GMS claims to be the ...
Fugro Proteus – survey vessel
Fugro Proteus – survey vessel
Offshore Support Journal Annual Review 2014
Designed specifically for coastal survey work related to offshore wind energy projects, offshore cable and pipeline corridor design and nautical hydrographic charting programmes, Fugro Proteus was ...
Casco Enabler – accommodation vessel
Casco Enabler – accommodation vessel
Offshore Support Journal Annual Review 2014
In May this year, Ulstein reported that its Netherlands-based subsidiary Ulstein Sea of Solutions had been awarded a design contract by TMA Group’s specialised accommodation subsidiary CASCO ...
Seven Waves – pipelayer
Seven Waves – pipelayer
Offshore Support Journal Annual Review 2014
Delivered in March this year by IHC Offshore and Marine to Subsea 7, Seven Waves is the first in a series of nine pipelay vessels spread between two operators. Of the nine ships, four will be ...
North Star ERRVs
North Star ERRVs
Offshore Support Journal Annual Review 2014
After having taken delivery of a pair of PSVs from the Balenciaga yard in Spain in 2013, Craig Group announced a £70 million investment in six new ERRVs in June 2013. The order comprises four ...
BS Maresias – crewboat
BS Maresias – crewboat
Offshore Support Journal Annual Review 2014
Last November, Brasil Supply, better known as BSCO Navegação, took delivery of the first of three fast crew supply boats from Brazilian shipbuilder Arpoador Engenharia. The BS Maresias ...
Naviera Integral fast crew suppliers
Naviera Integral fast crew suppliers
Offshore Support Journal Annual Review 2014
Mexican operator Naviera Integral added to its growing fleet of fast crew/supply vessels at the beginning of this year by signing a contract for a quartet of Damen Fast Crew Supplier FCS 5009 vessels ...
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