Fishing Vessel News Roundup | June 13 – UK hybrid aquaculture workboat, seiner delivery to Oman and more

Sea trials completed for Inverlussa Marine Services’ newest workboat Netherlands-based Nauplius Workboats has completed conducting sea trials of a new shallow-draught, fish farm support workboat ordered by UK aquaculture support company Inverlussa Marine Services. Arthur Douglas is a near-identical sister of Geraldine Mary, which was delivered to Inverlussa in 2022. Irish fishing family to welcome […]

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Norwegian Coast Guard’s final Jan Mayen-class patrol vessel formally named

Naming ceremony of the Norwegian Coast Guard patrol vessel NoCGV Hopen, June 12, 2024

The Norwegian Coast Guard’s third and last Jan Mayen-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV) was formally named in a ceremony at Vard’s Langsten facilities on Wednesday, June 12. The future NoCGV Hopen and its two earlier sisters, including class lead ship NoCGV Jan Mayen, will replace the coast guard’s...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/security/non-naval-security/coast-guard/norwegian-coast-guards-final-jan-mayen-class-patrol-vessel-formally-named/

Norwegian fishing company orders stern trawler from local builder

Rendering of a new trawler ordered by Norwegian fishing company Havbryn

Havbryn, a fishing company based in Norway’s Vesterålen archipelago, has awarded a contract to local shipbuilder Vard for the design and construction of a new vessel capable of both stern and pelagic trawling. The vessel, which will also be named Havbryn, will be outfitted for semi-pelagic and...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/fishing/trawling/norwegian-fishing-company-orders-stern-trawler-from-local-builder/

NKT names methanol-fuelled cable-laying vessel

Rendering of NKT Eleonora, NKT's methanol-fuelled cable-laying vessel

NKT has confirmed that its future methanol-fuelled cable-laying vessel will be named NKT Eleonora. NKT said the name was selected since it meant “shining light.” It was also chosen to honour Ulrika Eleonora, a Danish-born who reigned as Queen of Sweden and then Queen Consort between 1718 and 1741....

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/offshore/exploration-development/offshore-construction/nkt-names-methanol-fuelled-cable-laying-vessel/

NXT’s new cable laying vessel will be methanol fueled

Danish-headquartered power cable designer, manufacturer and installer NKT has named its second cable laying vessel NKT Eleanora, meaning “shining light.” Under construction by Fincantieri Group member Vard to a design by Norway’s Salt Ship Design, it will be among the world’s first cable laying vessels designed to run on methanol,

NKT says the NKT Eleonora will boost the company’s offshore cable laying capacity and flexibility. The decision to invest in the vessel was announced in May last year...

https://www.marinelog.com/offshore/nxts-new-cable-laying-vessel-will-be-methanol-fueled/

North Star Renewables orders its eighth hybrid SOV

Backed by a contract from Siemens Gamesa, Aberdeen, Scotland, based North Star Renewables is to build a hybrid SOV (service operations vessel ) for long-term charter at the East Anglia THREE offshore windfarm development located off the Suffolk coast, England.

The hybrid SOV will be eighth hybrid offshore wind ship added to North Star’s renewables fleet since it expanded into the market two-and-a-half years ago, and marks another step towards its aim of adding 40 SOVs to its fleet by 2040.

This...

https://www.marinelog.com/offshore/offshore-wind/north-star-renewables-orders-its-eighth-hybrid-sov/

Vard to build two new-design CSOVs for Taiwanese mystery customer

Taiwan’s development of offshore wind is pushing ahead at pace, with its Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) reporting today that its installed capacity has now reached in excess of 2.5 GW. The MOEA’s goal for 2024 is to install 314 to 374 wind turbines, targeting a total installed capacity of 2.56 to 3.04 GW by year’s end. One beneficiary of this drive for growth is the Fincantieri Group’s Norwegian headquartered subsidiary Vard. It reports that it has signed a a contract with an undisclosed...

https://www.marinelog.com/offshore/offshore-wind/vard-to-build-two-new-design-csovs-for-taiwanese-mystery-customer/

COLUMN | Too sweet: Tidewater; Hayfin Capital; Taiwan CSOVs; Island Offshore [Offshore Accounts]

Irish singer-songwriter Hozier recently managed to top the singles charts in Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom with the indie hit “Too Sweet”, which also peaked at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US. The memorable chorus, “I take my whiskey neat, my coffee black and my bed at...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/offshore/column-too-sweet-tidewater-hayfin-capital-taiwan-csovs-island-offshore-offshore-accounts/

Norway’s Island Offshore orders hybrid construction vessel from local builder

Rendering of offshore energy construction vessels ordered by Norway's Island Offshore from Vard

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Island Offshore has awarded compatriot shipbuilder Vard a contract for the construction of a new ocean energy construction vessel (OECV) fitted with a hybrid power solution. The contract between Island Offshore and Vard also includes options for up to two...

https://www.bairdmaritime.com/offshore/exploration-development/offshore-construction/norways-island-offshore-orders-hybrid-construction-vessel-from-local-builder/

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