Latest News for: Offshore crewing


Op-Ed: Retire the LCS and Hand Off Small-Ship Patrols to the USCG

The Maritime Executive 20 May 2022
They could be joined by the handful of Independence-class LCS that are able to continue operating, albeit at slow speeds and in calm seas, with Coast Guard crews ... Since fewer civilian mariners are needed to crew a ship compared to Navy sailors, MSC vessels cost a fraction to operate compared to LCS.

US offshore wind '30 by 30' coming to life

Seatrade Maritime News 17 May 2022
POMS seeks to build new vessels, but also hopes to be active in “…the conversion of existing US flag vessels, such as platform supply vessels, crew boats and personnel accommodation vessels into purpose built, dedicated, offshore wind support vessels.” Initially, the new CTV ...

SeaZip adds two CTVs to fleet

Splash24/7 16 May 2022
Harlingen-based SeaZip Offshore Service has acquired two crew transfer vessels (CTVs) from Wind Energy Marine for an undisclosed sum ... So, this is a great opportunity for us to deliver the offshore energy industry more service, capacity, and flexibility.”.

Damen FCS 7011 Nominated Offshore Energy Vessel of the Year

The Maritime Executive 16 May 2022
Operating along North Sea offshore platforms, the FCS 7011 is set to revolutionise crew transport, providing great comfort at impressive speed.

Offshore wind developer reaches deal with marine transportation company

Cape Cod Times 16 May 2022
Workforce Training moves to virtual reality for offshore wind jobs ... NEW BEDFORDOffshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has signed a charter deal for a crew transfer vessel with Patriot Offshore Maritime Services of New Bedford ... commercial offshore wind project,” Patriot President Michael Landry said in the release.

Leasowe Bay paddle boarders rescued after struggling at sea

BBC News 16 May 2022
Four paddle boarders have been rescued by lifeboat crews after they were swept out to sea. The boarders needed help after hitting an offshore wind and an ebbing tide near Leasowe Bay, off Wirral, at about 12.50 BST on Sunday, the RNLI said ... offshore and stayed with them, he added.

Damen FCS 7011 Aqua Helix nominated Offshore Energy Vessel of the Year

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 13 May 2022
This is how Aqua Helix provides fast offshore crew transport in comfort ... ....

Empire Wind Selects Edison Chouest Offshore to Provide Plug-In Hybrid Service Operations Vessel

The Joplin Globe 12 May 2022
Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has awarded a long-term service operations vessel charter agreement to US marine transportation provider, Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) ... Edison Chouest Offshore is also dedicating considerable effort and resources to recruiting and training vessel crew from the New York region.

KNOT Offshore Partners LP Earnings Release—Interim Results for the Period Ended March 31, 2022

The Facts 11 May 2022
the length and severity of the outbreak of COVID-19, including its impact on KNOT Offshore Partners’ business, cash flows and operations as well as the business and operations of its customers, suppliers and lenders;market trends in the shuttle tanker or general tanker ...

Adonai Shipping ready to play key role in Ghana’s logistics sector

B & FT Online 11 May 2022
“The logistics sector is where we will be able to expand our services because we see more possibilities right now, especially in view of the single continental market ... Adonai Shipping first started in the maritime sector, providing crew to offshore ships working in Takoradi around the rigs as we focused strongly on the oil and gas business ... ....

Contracts Awarded for U.S. Offshore Wind Projects

The Maritime Executive 10 May 2022
Wind developers are awarding contracts as they prepare to move into the offshore construction of wind farms and then to provide ongoing support and maintenance ... companies and international leaders in the offshore sector are benefitting from these contracts for the first large U.S. offshore wind farms ... shipyard and charter for the crew transfer vessel.

RNLI crew rescues paddleboarders off Co Antrim coast

Belfast Telegraph 10 May 2022
A Northern Ireland RNLI crew ... Having located the casualties and their paddleboards towards the middle of Brown’s Bay, the lifeboat crew observed that the offshore breeze was blowing both boards out to sea and that the casualties were having difficulty trying to return to safety.

Vineyard Wind seals CTV charter

Splash24/7 10 May 2022
Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has signed a charter deal for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) with Massachusetts-based Patriot Offshore Maritime Services.

Andover tornado stirs up memories of these 7 deadly Kansas twisters

Salina Journal 10 May 2022
Guests planned to dine and see a performance of a musical, but crew members about 15 minutes into the cruise saw a small tornado dancing across the water ... The tornado struck the Whippoorwill, capsizing it about 100 yards offshore in water about 25 feet deep.

Demand for travel keeps increasing, says KLM’s CEO

Ekathimerini 06 May 2022
In this unfavorable environment, the crews looking for alternative means of transportation increased while the demand for air and sea transportation rose, with KLM specializing in the movement of crews and marine executives (Marine & Offshore Travel) ... The crews on board the ...

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