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  • 5 April 2012

    With wind farms getting bigger and bigger it means that the need for materials and personnel is also growing. The previous article described this growth in the need for support vessels sailing to and from wind farms under construction, or needing maintenance, transferring materials and personnel. But when do the support vessels stop being the only solution for transferring […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe, world’s largest provider of offshore accommodation rigs, has reported its net profit for the first quarter of 2015 of $27 million, up from $18 million in the first quarter of 2014. The company’s operating profit for the first quarter amounted to $55.4 million versus $22.9 million in the same quarter of 2014. The increase […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    On August 1st 2014, ELA Container GmbH established ELA Container Offshore GmbH, its subsidiary specializing in the offshore sector, which now celebrates its one year anniversary. “ELA Container GmbH Offshore is active in a highly specialized market that places special demands on our products, assembly and logistics”, said Hans Gatzemeier, Managing Director of ELA Container Offshore […]

  • 5 April 2012

    With wind farms getting bigger and bigger it means that the need for materials and personnel is also growing. The previous article described this growth in the need for support vessels sailing to and from wind farms under construction, or needing maintenance, transferring materials and personnel. But when do the support vessels stop being the only solution for transferring […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chief executive officer of Edda Accommodation and former CEO of Norwegian shipping company Østensjø Rederi has retired from his role in the company.

  • 9 February 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe, the world’s largest owner of offshore accommodation rigs, known as flotels, has today reported its net profit for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $51 million. The profit was lower when compared to $59.7 million earned in the same period of 2013. Explaining the drop in profit, the company has said that the result […]

  • 1 May 2012

    Edda Accommodation, a company controlled by Østensjø Rederi, has recently signed two new contracts for the accommodation vessel Edda Fides. Based on the experience with Edda Fides, the company is now building two new accommodation units. By entering into two new contracts, Edda Accommodation has secured the utilization of Edda Fides until the end of […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    The accommodation platform for maintenance crews that are working on the 288MW DanTysk offshore wind farm is currently being built in Emden, Germany, according to Vattenfall, the farm’s majority owner. Starting this summer, fifty berths distributed over five and a half decks will be in place 90 kilometres off the German North Sea coast to accommodate offshore […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    The accommodation platform for maintenance crews that are working on the 288MW DanTysk offshore wind farm is currently being built in Emden, Germany, according to Vattenfall, the farm’s majority owner. Starting this summer, fifty berths distributed over five and a half decks will be in place 90 kilometres off the German North Sea coast to accommodate offshore […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining ‘ground’. Not only […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining ‘ground’. Not only […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    EOC Limited has today announced that it will acquire a new accommodation and support vessel. EOC has entered into a memorandum of agreement to acquire a newbuild accommodation and support vessel, for a purchase price of US$32.5 million. The vessel is designed to meet the classification requirements of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and with modifications can […]

  • 17 June 2015

    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has hired the Esvagt Connector and Esvagt Don to tow a floating barge that carries both an accommodation module and jacket from the port of Vlissingen in the Netherlands to the Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farm site in the German sector of the North Sea. Work started on the 10th of June […]

  • 17 June 2015

    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has hired the Esvagt Connector and Esvagt Don to tow a floating barge that carries both an accommodation module and jacket from the port of Vlissingen in the Netherlands to the Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farm site in the German sector of the North Sea. Work started on the 10th of June […]

  • 4 August 2015

    Atlantic Marine has acquired the 4200 GRT, 81M Atlantic Tonjer (ex Normand Tonjer), which joins the ‘Atlantic’ fleet with immediate effect. The ship will be available for potential charterers’ inspections from the 1st to 20th August in Great Yarmouth port. The vessel is the second in a series of vessels to be offered by Atlantic Marine […]

  • 5 February 2014

    Malaysia’s supplier of offshore vessels Alam Maritim has been awarded an extension of its contract with ExxonMobil for the provision of one accommodation barge. The extension of the contract will be effective from 1 February 2014. ExxonMobil has decided to extend the contract for a one year period. The value of the contract extension is estimated […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Teekay’s first offshore accommodation unit, the Arendal Spirit, has left for sea trials. The company has made the announcement through its twitter account.  The Arendal Spirit is a flotel based on the Sevan Marine cylindrical hull design. The unit was built at the COSCO shipyard in China. The accommodation rig has secured a three-year fixed-rate charter contract, […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall has shared a video of its offshore wind farm accommodation platform, the future home for the service teams working at the 288MW DanTysk and the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm, being installed some 90 kilometres off the German North Sea coast. The onshore construction of the accommodation platform has been completed and the six-storey structure has been […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Prosafe has today entered into a Letter of Intent for the construction of a semi-submersible accommodation rig at Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd (“JSPL”) in Singapore. The rig, which is of similar design as Safe Boreas presently in construction at JSPL, will be built to comply with  Norwegian regulations. The rig will be ready for operations […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Prosafe and BG Group have agreed a change to the Safe Bristolia accommodation support vessel work programme in 2014 to allow inclusion of a contract award from ConocoPhillips Petroleum Company U.K. Limited for the provision of the vessel at the Judy platform in the U.K. sector of the North Sea. Operations at Judy are planned […]

  • 21 August 2013

    In the morning of August 19th, 2013, the Dung Quat Shipbuilding Industry (DQS) Company held a keel laying ceremony for accommodation barge 150 men – number sign AB01. Attending the ceremony were representatives of the ship owner – Vietnam-Russia Joint Venture (VSP), Representatives of VR Office (Vietnam), DNV (Norway), Board of Directors, heads and deputy […]

  • 22 June 2018

    Prosafe has won a contract for the Safe Swift accommodation vessel in the Mediterranean.