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  • PSVs dominate LNG-fuelled service and supply ships

    PSVs dominate LNG-fuelled service and supply ships

    There has been little change in the number of service and supply vessels in the world LNG-fuelled fleet over the past year. According to LNG World Shipping’s new review of gas-powered ships that are not LNG carriers, both the operational and on-order fleets of service and supply vessels rose by three units.... Read more

    Wed 26 Apr 2017

  • The world's LNG-fuelled ships on order, 2017

    The world's LNG-fuelled ships on order, 2017

    Twelve months ago, when LNG World Shipping last carried out a comprehensive review of the LNG-fuelled fleet, there were 74 such vessels in service and 88 on order.... Read more

    Mon 24 Apr 2017

  • OSV owners set for tough year ahead

    OSV owners set for tough year ahead

    Owners and operators of anchor handlers and platform supply vessels are under no illusions about the year ahead. 2017 is expected to be one of the toughest years for the industry in recent times... Read more

    Thu 12 Jan 2017

  • Action required on the supply side of OSV market

    Action required on the supply side of OSV market

    Trading conditions in the North Sea OSV market continue to be extremely tough for vessel owners, though the situation is the same in almost every region worldwide... Read more

    Tue 15 Nov 2016

  • North Sea: dire day rates and record layups

    North Sea: dire day rates and record layups

    Owners and operators of platform supply vessels and anchor-handling tug supply vessels in the North Sea are beginning to feel the true cost of the downturn in the offshore and gas industry... Read more

    Tue 18 Oct 2016

  • Consolidation not an option say owners

    Consolidation not an option say owners

    With the collapse in crude oil prices and the severe downturn in the offshore sector, survival is the name of the game for Norwegian vessel owners, but views differ about what the best strategy might be... Read more

    Fri 07 Oct 2016