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  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has agreed to establish a ship-owning joint venture with Norway’s Viken Shipping AS, and to participate in a shuttle tanker project. The joint company is called Viken MOL AS, and will be managed from Viken Shipping’s office in Bergen. The initial investment by the joint company will be the acquisition of a […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today announced that the company has decided to establish a ship-owning joint venture with Norway-based Viken Shipping AS and participate in a shuttle tanker project.

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 115,340 dwt tanker Tofteviken suffered a 30-foot gash along its portside hull in a collision on May 12.

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian Viken Shipping has ordered four oil tankers from South Korea’s shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries under a contract worth around KRW 240 billion (USD 213 million), according to Yonhap News Agency. Namely, the shipbuilder said that the deal involves a pair of Suezmaxes and two Aframax tankers, with capacities of 123,000 dwt and 157,000 dwt, respectively. The vessels are […]

  • 24 February 2017

    Japanese Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has revealed a plan to acquire a five percent share in Seajacks International, a UK-based owner and operator of five self-elevating platform vessels. Mitsui said on Friday that the company would buy the stake from its compatriot, Marubeni Corporation. This is a new offshore business for MOL, following the company’s […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    One of South Korea’s biggest shipbuilders, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), has seen its net income surge to KRW 128.6 billion (USD 112 million) in the third quarter of 2016, from a net loss of KRW 212.4 billion (USD 185 million) reported in the second quarter of the year. The company’s operating profit for the period jumped to KRW […]

  • 20 December 2007

    The tanker VLCC New Vision was caught in the recent severe North Atlantic storm offshore Ireland. Built in South Korea and delivered in April 1994, the New Vision is a double-hulled VLCC flying the French flag. Operated by V.Ships France, it is time chartered by Total from Norwegian shipowner Viken. The tanker was en route […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian shipping company engaged in the subsea construction market, DOF, said that Frederik Wilhelm Mohn has resigned from the boards of directors in DOF ASA and DOF Subsea AS with immediate effect. The Oslo-listed companies said they are working on finding replacements. Frederik W. Mohn is the sole owner and managing director of Perestroika, a […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    New seismic tools will result in 30 million extra barrels of oil from Snorre and Grane when Norway’s oil company Statoil and its partners now start using permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM). The technology will ensure a better understanding of the reservoirs. Snorre and Grane are two oil fields with large remaining reserves. Now approx. 700 […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    New seismic tools will result in 30 million extra barrels of oil from Snorre and Grane when Statoil and its partners now start using permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM). The technology will ensure a better understanding of the reservoirs. Snorre and Grane are two oil fields with large remaining reserves. Now approx. 700 kilometres of seismic […]

  • 16 May 2011

      Continuing its major fleet expansion, Viking River Cruises announced that the celebratory christening of its second state-of-the-art “green” ship, Viking Prestige, will be in Amsterdam June 30, 2011. Viking is honored that Janice Farrar Titus, wife of the late renowned cruise industry innovator Warren Titus, will be the ship’s godmother. “This is a proud […]

  • 12 May 2011

    Continuing its major fleet expansion, Viking River Cruises yesterday announced that the celebratory christening of its second state-of-the-art “green” ship, Viking Prestige, will be in Amsterdam June 30, 2011. Viking is honored that Janice Farrar Titus, wife of the late renowned cruise industry innovator Warren Titus, will be the ship’s godmother. “This is a proud […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Offshore vessel provider Viking Supply Ships (VSS) has finalized the in-principle agreement with the banks regarding the company’s revised long-term financial platform.  However, the company said, the agreement remains subject to final credit committee approval. The company also said it will continue its negotiations with its investors and remaining financial creditors with an aim to reach a […]

  • 2 November 2015

    Viking Supply Ships A/S, a supply shipping company based in Kristiansand, Norway, has decided to lay up Odin Viking with immediate effect, citing poor market conditions within the conventional AHTS market. The company says it will start negotiations with the employees and respective unions in order to assess the crewing situation going forward with the […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Vessels

    STX Finland Oy’s Turku shipyard delivered a next-generation cruise ferry to Viking Line ABP. Building of the environmentally friendly M/S Viking Grace started at the STX Turku shipyard  in September 2011 and the ship was floated out in August 2012. The ship provided some 2,600 man-years of labour to the shipyard. M/S Viking Grace will […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday 10 January 2013, STX Finland Oy’s Turku shipyard delivered a next-generation cruise ferry to Viking Line ABP. Building of the environmentally friendly M/S Viking Grace started at the STX Turku shipyard in September 2011 and the ship was floated out in August 2012. The ship provided some 2,600 man-years of labour to the […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Supply shipping company Viking Supply Ships informed on Thursday it has concluded its financial restructuring providing the company with a stable financial platform until 2020.  Viking Supply Ships AB is a Swedish company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden and Viking Supply Ships A/S (VSS A/S) is its subsidiary providing PSV and AHTS vessels for the international oil […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has signed a memorandum of agreement for the construction of two additional cruise ships, with an option for another two, with Viking Ocean Cruises. The 47,800 gross ton newbuilds, which will be sister ships to the six already ordered vessels, are expected to enter the Viking fleet in 2021 and 2022, respectively. […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Viking Ocean Cruises, part of Viking Cruises, has christened its second ocean-going cruise ship, Viking Sea, on the Thames River in Greenwich. An interesting fact about the Viking Sea is that it is the largest ship ever launched in London, the company says. “Today is a proud day for our Viking family. London is one of […]

  • 1 July 2011

    Viking River Cruises, the world’s leading river cruise line, held a christening ceremony for Viking Prestige in Amsterdam. Janice Farrar-Titus, wife of the late renowned cruise industry innovator Warren Titus and the ship’s godmother, officially named the 443-foot vessel with a traditional breaking of a bottle of champagne while blessing it on all future voyages. […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Viking Venus, the seventh ocean cruise ship being built by Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri for the shipowner Viking, was floated out at the shipyard in Ancona on 11 June 2020.

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Citing deteriorated market conditions within the oil and gas industry, the supply shipping company Viking Supply Ships said it will close down its office in Newfoundland, Canada.  The shipping company said the office would be closed as of April 28, 2016, as a measure to further strengthen the focus on cost efficiency within the company. “Viking […]