A salvage operation is under way after a seafarer was lost when stormy seas swamped his ship at the weekend.
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North-east firm SeaEnergy is pushing ahead with its plans to move into the offshore wind farm support business.
GLOBAL shipping and energy service firm Craig Group officially handed over its latest new-build vessel yesterday to Chevron and Britannia Operator.
THERE is no doubt that the past more than six months of tight oil prices has served to focus minds in the offshore industry. However Fugro-Rovtech's managing director, Grant Aitchison, is cautiously optimistic about the future.
Light well intervention using ships rather than cumbersome, expensive mobile offshore drilling units rigs is gaining momentum. The population of vessels capable of handling this type of work is poised for a growth spurt and the technologies required to carry out the work are maturing.
THE Estonian Maritime Administration has awarded a contract to Aker Arctic Technology of Helsinki, Finland, for designing a new multipurpose icebreaker that will be capable of functioning as an offshore support vessel out of season.