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Offshore Support Journal

OSV Technology, Design and Market Analysis

  • Crew transfer vessels could replace helicopters

    Crew transfer vessels could replace helicopters

    Air transfer remains the obvious choice when shuttling crews to and from offshore facilities. But developments in the large crew transfer vessel sector mean cost-effective alternatives are now available... Read more

    Tue 15 May 2018

  • MMA Offshore ‘in a strong position’

    MMA Offshore ‘in a strong position’

    ​​​​​​​MMA Offshore is “in a strong position to be able to meet its financial commitments in 2021”, MMA Offshore marketing manager Florence Allenspach told OSJ... Read more

    Tue 15 May 2018

  • Insights for operators facing vessel enforcement

    Insights for operators facing vessel enforcement

    Where enforcement is the only option for a lender, co-operation is still required for the lender to avoid value destruction, explains Watson Farley & Williams (Middle East) partner Andrew Baird... Read more

    Tue 15 May 2018

  • A high oil price will not lift all boats

    A high oil price will not lift all boats

    The Middle East remains the global bright spot in the OSV market and the oil price is hovering around US$75 a barrel. Still, the industry is not out of the woods, as Westwood Global Energy Group director Thom Payne told Riviera’s Middle East Offshore Support Journal Conference... Read more

    Tue 15 May 2018

  • Spanish yards mark time on OSVs

    Spanish yards mark time on OSVs

    Significant deliveries reduce Spain’s offshore support orders as yards focus on diversification... Read more

    Tue 15 May 2018

  • MMC Green continues to win orders

    MMC Green continues to win orders

    Norwegian environmental specialist MMC Green Technology set up a separate company dedicated to developing ballast water management systems, and has now sold about 120 systems worldwide... Read more

    Mon 14 May 2018