COLUMN | Looking to the future: Petrobras newbuilds; James Fisher; Saudi Arabia’s NEOM plans; TotalEnergies and Sapura; wind bust timing [Offshore Accounts]

“Brazil is the country of the future,” goes the cliché that the Austrian writer Stefan Zweig declared in 1941 as the opening line of his book Brazil, Land of the Future. Zweig wrote in exile there, and a year later, he and his wife deliberately killed themselves with a drug overdose. Brazilians then began joking […]

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COLUMN | Safety culture matters: Pemex and Perenco on the wrong side of history [Offshore Accounts]

Offshore is one of the industries with the biggest risk profiles in the world. When bad things happen in offshore, people die, often there are explosions and sinkings, fires and oil spills, and the environment can be badly polluted, killing seabirds, fish, dolphins and coral, and inflicting...

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Atlantic Offshore standby vessel to be rebuilt as renewables support platform

An emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV) belonging to the fleet of Norwegian owner Atlantic Offshore will undergo conversion into a renewables support vessel prior to commencing a three-year time charter with UK-based subsea specialist Sulmara. The refit on the 2014-built, DP2-capable Ocean...

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COLUMN | Canada loses control of its shipbuilding budget: Seaspan, Davie and Irving turn up the heat on Ottawa [Offshore Accounts]

The sentiments of American singer-songwriter Teddy Swims on his single Lose Control seems a most appropriate soundtrack for Canada this week, especially as it comes from his debut album, the wonderfully titled I’ve Tried Everything But Therapy (Part 1). We have project blow-outs, schedule blow-outs, and some massive delays to report in Canada. Shipbuilding is […]

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COLUMN | Vroon, Vroon, Vroon: Britoil’s take-over marks closure, as Golden Energy flip shows ING’s folly [Offshore Accounts]

Finally, Singapore-headquartered Britoil announced last week that it had completed the purchase of most of the offshore fleet of Vroon, the Dutch ship-owner. Britoil bought 29 offshore support vessels, plus a small oil spill response vessel from Vroon. Golden Energy Offshore had announced in August that it was buying four large PX121 design platform supply […]

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COLUMN | More, more, more! Purus adds to the wind orderbook… parent EnTrust increases green investment plus a Ferry Fiasco update from Scotland [Offshore Accounts]

No sooner had we written last week’s article on the stream of new building commissioning service offshore vessels (CSOVs) by Edda Wind and North Star Shipping than Puru ..

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COLUMN | Calm down: Nigeria goes to the polls as Heroic Idun crew face delays; asset flippers are back, literally; PX121s change hands at higher prices; Telford and Smit Lamnalco sold; Bourbon and Horizon tie up [Offshore Accounts]

Nigerian singer-songwriter Rema is currently soaring high in the charts with his smash song Calm Down (here). Since last weekend was Nigerian presidential election weeken ..

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Offshore Vessel Charters News Roundup | February 21 – Crewboat contracts in Japan and Brazil, PSV and SOV deployments in Western Europe

A new fast crewboat has begun supporting decommissioning works in Brazil while one under development will be deployed at a new offshore wind project in Japan. Meanwhile, ..

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COLUMN | Disorderly dissolution? Vroon, Bourbon and DOF face uncertain futures whilst the UK beefs up its naval capacities with subsea vessel acquisitions [Offshore Accounts]

King Henry VIII of England is most famous for two things: 1) having six wives and 2) “dissolving” the monasteries. The latter was especially chaotic, being characteri ..

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COLUMN | I will survive: Seacor Marine channels Gloria Gaynor [Offshore Accounts]

Seacor Marine is a survivor. Most of its supply vessel-owning peers in America and internationally went bust in the extended industry downturn from 2015 to 2021, and were ..

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