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  • 5 November 2006

    People fishing illegally on the Isle of Man are being warned they will be targeted by the island’s police force. Poachers who take fish illegally from rivers are posing a risk to the environment as the practice can rapidly deplete fish stocks in rivers.

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian offshore shipping company Island Offshore has secured long-term contracts for several of its platform supply vessels from Swedish oil and gas company Lundin Petroleum.

  • 10 March 2015

    Norwegian shipowner Island Offshore has agreed to delay deliveries of all of its under-construction vessels at Vard, except one. In its quarterly statement, the company has said it has agreed with Vard Brevik to delay delivery of all the new building vessels with an average delay of six months, except for Island Clipper platform supply vessel which […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., last month attended the signing of a contract for a €23.5 million, 216m long quay development project and associated works on Dinish Island, Castletownbere. Commenting the signing of the document with contractor L&M Keating Ltd, Minister Creed said: “This is a very significant investment […]

  • 8 July 2014

    The Ulstein Verft subsea newbuild, ‘Island Performer’, was delivered today to ship owner Island Offshore. The flexible, state-of-the-art RLWI/IMR vessel will serve her first five years for FTO in the Gulf of Mexico. “The vessel is customised to suit the scope of work in the FTO contract, in which RLWI (Riser-less Light Well Intervention) and […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released these amazing photos from the Delaware coastal protection project. The hopper dredgers Dodge Island and Padre Island, owned and operated by the contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, are busy pumping more than 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beaches of Dewey Beach […]

  • 10 April 2015

    On Thursday, April 9, 2015, Island Offshore has taken delivery of Island Clipper PSV from Vard Brevik. Island Clipper is a platform supply vessel which will perform duties such as carriage of general cargo, pipe cargo on deck, cement/barrite and liquid cargo to and from offshore installations. In addition, the Island Clipper is equipped with […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Island Offshore has taken delivery of its 10th vessel of Rolls-Royce UT 776 CD design, built at Vard Brevik in Norway.  M/V Island Condor is a flexible offshore support vessel with good sea-keeping capabilities, excellent station keeping performance and low fuel consumption, Island Offshore said. It has a length of 97 metres, a breadth of […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Island Pioneer KS, a subsidiary of Island Offshore Shipholding, LP, (IOSH) has sold the MPSV ‘Island Pioneer’ subsea construction vessel for MNOK 435 (approx. USD 70.4 million) in total proceeds. The transaction has generated MNOK 265 (approx. USD 42.8 million) in liquidity for IOSH, after repayment of loans and minorities in Island Pioneer KS. IOSH […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Island Offshore Group has sold the vessel M/V Island Champion, a UT776 design PSV-vessel delivered from VARD Brevik in March 2007. Island Offshore says that the buyer is a third party Norwegian company. Delivery of the vessel took place on December 22, 2014. The sales price is in line with the market valuation of the […]

  • 31 May 2016

    Island Offshore, a provider of offshore vessels for the oil and gas industry, has said that despite vessel lay-ups the platform supply vessel market is still oversupplied.  The company has 29 vessels in operation within the vessel segments PSV, AHTS, Well Stimulation (WS), Subsea Construction (SCV) and Light Well Intervention (LWI), with 4 PSV vessels currently […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Installation of a 20-mile subsea cable that connects Block Island to Rhode Island mainland and links the first U.S. offshore wind farm to the National Grid’s power system has been completed. “This significant milestone in developing renewable offshore wind generated energy is the result of years of work by hundreds of people,” said Rudy Wynter, president and COO […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Ulstein Verft subsea newbuild, ‘Island Performer’, was delivered today to ship owner Island Offshore. The flexible, state-of-the-art RLWI/IMR vessel will serve her first five years for FTO in the Gulf of Mexico. “The vessel is customised to suit the scope of work in the FTO contract, in which RLWI (Riser-less Light Well Intervention) and […]

  • 21 January 2014

    Island Offshore has taken delivery of M/V Island Dawn from the Vard Brevik shipyard in Norway. This is the third platform supply vessel in a series of four Rolls-Royce UT 717 CD designs, delivered from Vard Brevik.   Managing Director of Island Offshore, Håvard Ulstein said: “It is always a pleasure to welcome another vessel to our fleet, […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Island Offshore has taken delivery of the subsea construction vessel M/V ‘Island Pride’ from the Vard Brevik yard today. M/V ‘Island Pride’ was christened during a naming ceremony in Brevik in March, and will enter into a five month contract for Maersk Oil this coming weekend as a walk-to-work vessel. The vessel is designed as […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Island Discovery and Island Aurora will enter service in mid-2020.

  • 4 May 2020
    Environment, Infrastructure, Innovation, Research & Development, Transition

    The Orkney Islands have won €100,000 in the first ever EU RESPonsible Island Prize, funded by Horizon 2020. Orkney scored third behind the Danish islands of Bornholm and Samsø, respectively taking the first and second place accolades. The European Commission launched the Responsible Islands Prize in March 2019. The aim is to discover and reward […]

  • 11 February 2020

    Island Offshore has taken delivery of a new offshore installation vessel named Island Victory.

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. offshore facilities fabrication company Gulf Island Fabrication has completed the sale of its North Yard facilities in Aransas Pass, Texas and certain associated equipment for $28 million.

  • 19 June 2014

    Island Offshore has taken delivery of the Island Dragon vessel today.

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Island Offshore has entered into a contract with an undisclosed oil company on the charter of the purpose-built, state of the art “Walk-to-work”, maintenance, subsea and support vessel, M/V Island Crown. The contract is a seasonal charter and the main duty of the vessel will be to provide accommodation and walk- to-work services by means […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Dauphin Island said that a public meeting about the Alabama Barrier Island Restoration Assessment (ABIRA) will be held today at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Shelby Auditorium. This project is a collaborative effort between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the State of Alabama funded by the […]