Offshore Support Journal

Articles & News sourced from RMM journals and websites

Longstanding OSV builder looking to diversify
Longstanding OSV builder looking to diversify
Offshore Support Journal April 2014
In February, the US Coast Guard awarded Eastern Shipbuilding Group and two other shipyards approximately US$22 million each to design prototypes of the ‘next generation’ of its offshore ...
Industry pioneer sees growing role for HIL testing
Industry pioneer sees growing role for HIL testing
Offshore Support Journal April 2014
Cost and safety both make for attention-grabbing headlines in the offshore vessel business, and Marine Cybernetics’ promise of a service that generates “significant savings for yards, ...
Heavy-duty lifter sees need for engineered solutions
Heavy-duty lifter sees need for engineered solutions
Offshore Support Journal April 2014
Summer 2014 will see a unique piece of lifting and handling equipment supplied to Technip for use during installation of the subsea compression system for Statoil’s high profile Åsgard ...
Modular carousel adds new twist to Aquatic’s capabilities
Modular carousel adds new twist to Aquatic’s capabilities
Offshore Support Journal April 2014
Aquatic’s business began in Louisiana in the US more than 40 years ago. An office was established in Aberdeen in 1976 to provide engineering, construction and personnel services, initially ...
Expanding Herbert-ABS opens Singapore office
Expanding Herbert-ABS opens Singapore office
Offshore Support Journal April 2014
Herbert-ABS Software Solutions LLC is well known for its regulatory, load management, salvage and ship design software. In keeping with a growing number of companies involved in supporting the ...
The CSS: a new wave in the offshore vessel market
The CSS: a new wave in the offshore vessel market
Offshore Support Journal April 2014
The compact semi-submersible (CSS) concept commenced life in 2005, and now, nine years later, the first unit has been delivered, and was the winner of the Support Vessel of the Year Award at the 2014 ...
Geotechnical firm expands into Asia
Geotechnical firm expands into Asia
Offshore Support Journal 2014
Calecore Ltd, through its operating divisions Calegeo, Calesurvey and Calefleet provides offshore site investigation solutions including geotechnical, geophysical, environmental and specialist ...
Dearth of suitable vessels sees Petrofac order one
Dearth of suitable vessels sees Petrofac order one
Offshore Support Journal April 2014
A well-known name in the oil and gas and energy markets, Petrofac says it sees its role as helping customers to “unlock the potential of their assets”. It has a 32-year track record and ...
Heavy constructor has a new type of crane
Heavy constructor has a new type of crane
Offshore Support Journal April 2014
Seven Arctic, as Subsea 7’s new vessel is to be named, is due to be delivered into the market in 2016 and is designed to address the growing operational challenges for subsea construction in ...
New guide for offshore container certification
New guide for offshore container certification
Offshore Support Journal April 2014
From ISO-style units to custom-made skid packages, offshore containers are unique in the world of shipping containers. Alongside the growth of the offshore oil and gas industry, the use of offshore ...
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