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  • 18 June 2014

    Viking Supply Ships (VSS) has entered into a contract with a major oil company for the charter of “Tor Viking” in the Far East region, commencing in June 2014. “Tor Viking” is a 3,382- tonne anchor handling vessel built in 2000 and homeported in Skarhamn, Sweden. The duration of the contract is for 11 months […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sweden’s Viking Supply Ships A/S (VSS) announces that the charter agreement for “Tor Viking” has been cancelled. The charter agreement was for the 2014 and 2015 seasons in sub-Arctic waters with options for 2016 and 2017.  The duration of each season is approximately 7 months including mobilization and demobilization with commencement around May 1st each […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Viking Supply Ships’ AHTS icebreaker the ‘Tor Viking’ was chartered by a major oil company for the drilling seasons 2014 and 2015. The season 2014 has now been cancelled by the charterer. According to the contract Viking Supply Ships will be paid a cancellation fee. The duration of each season is approximately 7 months, including […]

  • 17 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      December 2010, the AHTS vessel Tor Viking executed a critical rescue operation under the leadership of the US Coast Guard off the coast of Alaska. The Greek-registered bulk cargo vessel Golden Seas suffered engine failure and started to drift towards the cliffs. At the time, weather conditions in the area were extreme with wind […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Viking Supply Ships has entered into a contract with “a major oil company” for the charter of “Tor Viking” AHTS vessel in the Far East region, starting in June 2014.

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The sea is often unrelenting and unforgiving which for those braving the stormy waters proved to be very dangerous even life-threatening. However, it takes enormous courage and determination to be able to help those vessels stricken at sea in reaching safer waters. The following video gives you a taste of what it really takes to […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sweden’s Viking Supply Ships A/S (VSS) has entered into a time charter contract for one of its AHTS icebreaker vessels (Tor Viking or Balder Viking) with a major oil company. The charter agreement applies to the 2014 and 2015 seasons in sub-Arctic waters with options for 2016 and 2017. The duration of each season will […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Viking Supply Ships A/S (VSS) has entered into a time charter contract for one of its AHTS icebreaker vessels (Tor Viking or Balder Viking) with a major oil company. The charter agreement applies to the 2014 and 2015 seasons in sub-Arctic waters with options for 2016 and 2017. The duration of each season will be […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Russian nuclear-powered icebreakers “Yamal” and “Vaygach” started their escorting of icebreaker “Kapitan Khlebnikov” and tanker “Yaroslav the Wise” as of July 15, 2014 from the port of Pevek, the owner Atomflot said in a release.   The ships are heading towards the Kara Sea, in what is the first icebreaking mission from east to west […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shell UK has chartered three anchor-handling tug support (AHTS) vessels from Swedish offshore support ships operator Viking Supply Ships. According to data on Viking Supply Ships’ website, the vessels will be used for repositioning and mobilization of Diamond Offshore’s semi-submersible drilling rig, the Ocean Patriot, which is under contract with Shell until October 2017. Viking Supply’s […]

  • 24 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    GAC Norway has welcomed the TransAtlantic ice-breaking Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) ‘Tor Viking II’ to Hammerfest after its transit of the ice-bound North East Passage, under a new agency agreement that brings together two companies with plans for Arctic expansion. Berthing at the northern Norwegian port marked the end of the vessel’s voyage from […]

  • 18 December 2015

    Sweden’s Viking Supply Ships, a company providing offshore support vessels to oil and gas companies, is set to lose a contract for one of its anchor handlers.  In a statement on Thursday, Viking Supply Ships said the charter for its Brage Viking AHTS vessel would be cancelled “due to the market conditions”. The Brage Viking is […]

  • 17 December 2009

    Det Norske Veritas presented findings of a study in Copenhagen today that shows that shipping can cut its emissions by 30 percent by 2030. The results were presented onboard the Viking Lady, the world’s first commercial ship with a fuel cell adapted to marine use installed onboard, while docked in Copenhagen. The good news, according […]

  • 21 March 2013

    Viking River Cruises yesterday set a world record with the christening of 10 new Viking Longships™. All Viking Longships are built at the Neptun Yard in Germany, part of the Meyer Neptun group. The first-of-its-kind simultaneous christening ceremony in Amsterdam debuted the ships – Viking Aegir, Viking Atla, Viking Bragi, Viking Embla, Viking Forseti, Viking […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Norway is today Europe’s largest oil producer and exporter. However, it has not always been like that. According to the Norsk Olje & Gass, in a letter of February 1958 to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Norwegian Geological Survey wrote the following:”The chances of finding coal, oil or sulphur on the continental shelf off […]

  • 29 January 2016

    Many offshore flights in Norway have been cancelled or delayed today as the heavy storm – dubbed Tor after a hammer-wielding Norse god – is battering the region. According to data found on Heliport.no, flights from Bergen Airport Flesland to Veslefrikk B, Statfjord C, West Elara and Oseberg A, Troll B, Troll C, Statfjord A, Statfjord B, […]

  • 18 November 2013

    Havyard has agreed a contract with the Russian shipping company FEMCO about design and construction of a Havyard 843 Ice, an icebreaking offshore vessel. The vessel will be designed by Havyard Design & Solutions in Fosnavaag, Norway and constructed at Havyard Ship Technology`s shipyard Leirvik, in Sogn. The vessel will become newbuild No.122 and is […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Havyard has agreed a contract with the Russian shipping company FEMCO about design and construction of a Havyard 843 Ice, an icebreaking offshore vessel. The vessel will be designed by Havyard Design & Solutions in Fosnavaag, Norway and is going to be constructed at Havyard Ship Technology`s shipyard in Leirvik in Sogn, Norway. The vessel […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Havyard has agreed a contract with the Russian shipping company FEMCO about design and construction of a Havyard 843 Ice, an icebreaking offshore vessel. The vessel will be designed by Havyard Design & Solutions in Fosnavaag, Norway, and is going to be constructed at Havyard Ship Technology`s shipyard in Leirvik in Sogn, Norway. The vessel […]

  • 23 August 2017

    John Watson, the chief executive offices of Chevron is reportedly set to step down by the end of September, with vice chairman Mike Wirth the likely replacement.

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of a major beach nour­ish­ment project in Avalon and Stone Har­bor has been com­pleted. The beach fill project in Avalon was com­pleted Tues­day, Jan­u­ary 29th at 4:30am; a larger project on the Stone Har­bor beach­front is sched­uled to begin on or about April 12th, 2013. A final walk­through inspec­tion of the Avalon […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SANY America has named Tar Heel Machinery its excavator dealer in North Carolina. “Tar Heel Machinery has built its business reputation on trust and long-term relationships,” said Eric Teague, vice president of earthmoving for SANY America. “We find them a good match for our vision to provide the best excavators and service to our customers.” […]