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  • January/February 2018

    January/February 2018


    • What now for China's OSV yards?
    • The complex tax rules governing North Sea operations
    • Growing interest in the potential for LNG fuelled OSVs
    • Swire Pacific introduce augmented reality to training
    • OSV Values: latest market data
    • Area Reports from: West Africa, Southeast Asia
  • December 2017

    December 2017


    • GulfMark and Tidewater well positioned to capitalise on growth of US offshore
    • OSV architects diversify
    • Latest developments in hybrid solutions for OSVs
    • Subsea Market Update
    • OSV Values: latest market data
    • Area Reports from: Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Gulf of Mexico
  • OSJ's Industry Leaders 2017

    OSJ's Industry Leaders 2017

    Profiling 50 of the most influential people in the offshore support industry in 2017, the trendsetters, deal-makers and innovators shaping the sector.

  • November 2017

    November 2017


    • What caused the loss of the Maersk Searcher and the Maersk Shipper last year?
    • Supplytime 2017 "knock-for-knock"
    • Increased levels of seismic vessel tendering, signs of optimism
    • 200 more OSVs needed in Saudi Arabia?
    • New crew transfer vessel to compete with helicopters
    • Gulf Marine's GMS Evolution the first liftboat with well intervention capabilities
  • Annual Review 2017

    Annual Review 2017


    • The dual capabilities of the Pioneering Spirit
    • DEME's LNG fuelled decommissioning vessel the Orion
    • Vroon's latest additions, the VOS Start and VOS Stone
    • Tasik Subsea's Southern Star the most advanced Chinese built DSV
    • The advantages of Subse7's Subsea Arctic
    • Van Oord's Bravenes, the fist x-Bow fallpipe vessel
  • September 2017

    September 2017


    • Are there still opportunities in Mozambique?
    • Hybrid propulsion for OSVs
    • Latest developments in "walk-to-work" technology
    • Need for greater understanding of fibre rope use, reuse and retirement
    • Efficiency gains through well intervention
    • Area Report: West Africa
  • July/August 2017

    July/August 2017


    • Supplytime 2017
    • Opportunities in FLNG
    • Differing approaches and costs in OSV lay up
    • Offshore Access Systems grow in sophistication
    • Yards benefit from OSVs moving between markets
    • Latest Cablelay and Pipelay vessel news
    • IMCA's recent ROV seminar report
  • June 2017

    June 2017


    • The OSV Ghost Fleet
    • Tidewater and GulfMark file for Chapter 11 protection
    • Clarksons Platou's new offshore renewables hub
    • Brazil Report : Bram Offshore to benefit from FMM funded projects
    • Brunvoll's acquisition of Scana Propulsion
    • Turkish & Spanish yards switching to windfarm service vessels
    • Latest OSV fleet data
  • May 2017

    May 2017


    • Latest analysis of the proposed Jones Act changes
    • Are there signs of a pick up in Southeast Asia?
    • Charter rates in the Middle East down 30%
    • Wartsila's innovative new thrusters developed for Heerema
    • Autonomous OSV a step closer to reality?
    • Market trends and statistics
    • Geo and NCT Offshore collaborate on unique drillship
  • April 2017

    April 2017


    • What happens if international vessels are banned from the Gulf of Mexico
    • Norwegian Shipowners reject OMSA tax evasion claims
    • Are large monohulls the future of offshore wind installations?
    • Next generation of e-navigation systems
    • 2018 could see the first autonomous OSVs in operation
    • Market trends and statistics
    • How insurers are tackling unmanned vessels and cyber risks
  • March 2017

    March 2017


    • Former Topaz COO, Roy Donaldson on the future of the OSV industry
    • Uncertain future for the North Sea DSV market
    • Latest on the Bibby Offshore / Emas Chiyoda Subsea dispute
    • DP Training
    • Norwegian AHTS market "completely sold out" in January
    • Latest global fleet statistics and OSV values
    • Area Report : Southeast Asia
  • January/February 2017

    January/February 2017


    • Drone technology, oil spill responders expect growing role for UAVs
    • Charles Fabrikant on the need for consolidation
    • Latest satcomms developments
    • Voith's new propulsion concepts for SOVs
    • Seawell's refit
    • Latest global fleet statistics and OSV values
    • Area Reports from: North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Black Sea, Brazil, East Africa, West Africa and Southeast Asia
  • December 2016

    December 2016


    • Next generation ice-ships
    • Saipem wins Aramco offshore contract
    • What MEPC 70 will mean for OSVs
    • OSV designers turn to new markets
    • IMCA news
    • Latest global fleet statistics and OSV values
    • Area Reports from: Southeast Asia, Brazil, Gulf of Mexico, West Africa, North Sea, Mediterranean and Caspian Sea
  • November 2016

    November 2016


    • Global OSV utilisation rates
    • Is consolidation in the OSV market inevitable?
    • North Sea market conditions deteriorate further
    • Subsea market conditions
    • Advances in VSAT allow realtime seismic surveys
    • PEMEX takes delivery of new accommodation vessel
    • Area Reports from: Southeast Asia, Brazil, West Africa, Middle East, North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico
  • Annual Review 2016

    Annual Review 2016

    The annual review showcases the key vessels delivered in the following sectors

    • Platform supply vessels
    • Anchor Handlers / AHTS
    • Offshore construction vessels
    • Heavy-lift vessels
    • Emergency response & rescue vessels
    • Seismic vessels
    • Cablelay vessels
    • Multipurpose vessels
    • Windfarm vessels
  • September 2016

    September 2016


    • Area Reports: West Africa, Brazil, South America, North Sea, Middle East, and Caspian
    • Magma Global enters into partnership with Maritime Developments
    • Seismic owners PGS and Polarcus optimistic about the market
    • Vroon takes delivery of anchor handlers
    • Clarkson Reearch says the biggest challenge is oversupply
  • July/August 2016

    July/August 2016


    • Area Reports: West Africa, Brazil, Australasia, North Sea, Middle East, and Caspian
    • Ice-class vessels and technology
    • Pipelay projects and equipment
    • Red Box Energy's high-spec heavy-lifters
    • Rescue craft
    • Dive support vessels
    • Offshore wind drives growth in walk-to-work market
    • Latest OSV orderbook, valuations and market data
  • Portuguese Edition 2016

    Portuguese Edition 2016

    • A Bourbon aposta no crescimento de gás em vez de embarcações de apoio offshore
    • O navio sísmico é a próxima etapa no setor offshore em evolução da Indonésia
    • Escândalo de corrupção agrava a situação do mercado brasileiro
  • June 2016

    June 2016


    • Area Reports: Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, Caspian / Mediterranean, North Sea, Middle East, and Southeast Asia
    • Tank cleaning
    • Siem's latest cablelayer the Siem Aimery
    • Spanish and Turkish shipbuilding
    • Hornbeck to use GE's revamped SeaStream DP
    • Is scrapping the solution to oversupply? see Page 24
    • ENI's $20 million African investment
    • Latest OSV orderbook, valuations and market data
  • May 2016

    May 2016


    • Area Reports: Southeast Asia, Caspian / Mediterranean, North Sea, Brazil, Middle East, Gulf of Mexico and West Africa
    • Waterjet Propulsion
    • Crewboats
    • The X-Wave active heave compensation system
    • Marsafe's MKII Magnum 750 rescue boat
    • Use of permanent magnet motors
    • Latest DP developments from Veripos and Kongsberg
    • Latest OSV orderbook and market data
  • April 2016

    April 2016


    • Area Reports: Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, Australasia, Brazil, Middle East, Southeast Asia and West Africa
    • Subsea
    • Dynamic Positioning and new bridge systems
    • Next generation cranes
    • Dive support vessels
    • Italian shipbuilding
    • Contractor Profile: Boskalis
    • Latest OSV orderbook and market data
  • March 2016

    March 2016


    • Area Reports: Middle East, North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, West Africa and Southeast Asia
    • Cyber Security
    • Standby vessels / ERRVs
    • Decommissioning boom begins
    • Dive in charter rates worries Middle East operators
    • New access system in the "walk to work" market
    • Latest OSV orderbook
  • January/February 2016

    January/February 2016


    • Area Reports: North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, Middle East, West Africa and Southeast Asia
    • Oil spill response technology
    • Accommodation vessels
    • DNV GL guidelines on offshore access systems
    • The case for third party ship management
    • How CBM can reduce repair costs
    • Latest fleet statistics
  • December 2015

    December 2015


    • Area Report: Southeast Asia
    • Area Report: North Sea
    • Area Report: Middle East
    • Area Report: Gulf of Mexico
    • Area Report: Brazil
    • Area Report: West Africa
    • Area Report: Mediterranean / Caspian
  • November 2015

    November 2015


    • China: huge numbers of vessels awaiting delivery
    • USCG's new DP regulations
    • South East Asia report: Kreuz Subsea & Vallianz Offshore
  • October 2015

    October 2015

    Annual Review, featuring:

    • New deliveries and orders
    • Seabed Mining Vessels
    • Subsea / IMR Vessels
    • Heavy-lift Vessels
    • FSIVs / Crewboats
  • September 2015

    September 2015


    • Gulf of Mexico: Harvey Gulf International Marine is moving into shipbuilding
    • interview - 12 months after Derrick Offshore became part of the Pareto group, the broker is working in an industry that has changed beyond recognition
    • Contractor profile - United Arab Emirates-based Unique Group says it plans to double its size
    • New designs - The Heron, a new type of self-propelled jack-up, can handle a wide range of projects in the offshore oil and gas and renewables markets
  • July/August 2015

    July/August 2015


    • Growth anticipated in accommodation market despite slowdown
    • Larger vessels prompt rethink about platform safety
    • Fixed-price rig moves could provide significant cost savings
  • June 2015

    June 2015


    • Shot in the arm for New Zealand's offshore industry
    • Rationalisation – not consolidation – the key says broker
  • May 2015

    May 2015


    • New ROV is quicker and more cost-effective than alternatives
    • Industry facing crewing – and competence – issues
  • April 2015

    April 2015


    • Offshore maintainer will service platforms in new way
    • Subsea sector adjusts to market volatility
  • March 2015

    March 2015


    • New vessels can reduce in low oil price environment
    • Problems at Petrobras cause consternation in the market
  • January/February 2015

    January/February 2015


    • Clouds gather over OSV market as oil prices slides
    • Harsh winter heralds difficult year for North Sea owners
  • Annual Review 2014

    Annual Review 2014


    • Subsea constructor starts work on Åsgard
    • Ugland PSV has number of unique solutions
    • CSS concept rides new wave in offshore sector