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Eidesvik-Agalas JV to Build New IMR Vessel on Charter with Reach Subsea

Eidesvik Offshore, together with Norwegian shipowner Agalas, has entered into an agreement to build a new construction support vessel (CSV), which is on charter with Reach Subsea.The newbuild will be equipped to perform inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) work for subsea and offshore wind markets.Equipped with methanol engines and a battery hybrid system, the vessel will be owned by an entity to be named Eidesvik Agalas AS, where Eidesvik will be the majority owner with 50.1%.The remaining shares will be owned by Northern Norway shipowners Agalas.Planned delivery for the vessel is early 2026

 Subsea Viking - Credit: Eidesvik Offshore

Van Oord Books Eidesvik Offshore Vessel for Offshore Wind Trenching Support

Dutch marine services firm Van Oord has, via its offshore wind subsidiary Van Oord Offshore Wind,  awarded Eidesvik Offshore a five-year contract for its Subsea Viking multi-purpose support vessel.The contract, of an undisclosed value, will start in the first quarter of 2023, Norway-based offshore vessel owner Eidesvik Offshore said. Van Oord will also have further extension options and, "on certain" terms, a call option for the vessel after the firm period.  The contract comes just days after Eidesvik Offshore said it had won a contract extension for the Subsea Viking that should

Eidesvik Offshore has signed with Yxney Maritime for use of their Maress energy efficiency software - Credit: Eidesvik

Eidesvik Equips Fleet with Energy Efficiency Software

The Norwegian offshore shipowner Eidesvik has signed a contract with Yxney Maritime for the use of Yxney's Maress energy efficiency software on its vessels, as a step towards further emissions reduction.Maress is a cloud-based system using available data produced by the vessels to create insight and transparency about the fuel consumption and emissions from operations. As part of the agreement, the software will initially be deployed on six offshore vessels owned by Eidesvik."We are excited to add Eidesvik to the list of ship-owners using Maress. They´re known for constantly

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CGG, Shearwater Partner

GeoServices earlier this month signed a binding term-sheet for a strategic partnership for marine seismic acquisition services and creation of a new streamer technology company.Under the agreement, Shearwater will purchase five streamer vessels jointly owned by CGG Marine Resources Norge AS and Eidesvik Offshore, and the firms will mutually secure CGG access to strategic vessel capacity for future multi-client projects while securing Shearwater a commitment of cash flow and activity for multiple years.CGG said it will continue to operate the vessels and execute ongoing acquisition contracts and

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Damen: Tandem Seismic Vessel Repairs in Amsterdam

Amsterdam (DSAm). For eight of those days the two 106-meter vessels were in the yard’s 250-meter drydock no.4 in a tandem arrangement to maximize the efficiency of the yard's resources.The twin SX120 type seismic research vessels were built by Ulstein Verft in Norway are owned by CGG Eidesvik Ship Management AS, a joint venture between Eidesvik Offshore and CGG. The primary reason for their visit to DSAm was to have a series of repairs and upgrades as well as their hulls cleaned and repainted. The repairs and upgrades included maintenance on the propeller nozzles of both vessels and

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Rolls-Royce Sells 100th LARS

31 Rolls-Royce Launch and Recovery Systems deploying and retrieving a range of ROVs safely, precisely and reliably in a wide range of operating environments worldwide.”     Rolls-Royce Launch and Recovery Systems are also used by Farstad, Olympic, REM, Havila, k-Line, Ocean Installer, Eidesvik, GC Rieber, Allseas, COOEC and TechDOF.        

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Construction Vessel Delivered to Eidesvik

Eidesvik Offshore has taken delivery of Viking Neptun, an offshore construction vessel from Kleven Verft AS. According to Eidesvik Offshore, TBN Viking Neptun represents its largest ever investment in the subsea segment. A long-term loan facility of $124 million has been drawn with Nordea and Eksportkreditt Norway/GIEK to finance the vessel. The vessel, equipped with Reach ROVs and manned by Eidesvik marine personnel and Reach ROV personnel and engineers, will begin a contract with Technip in March 2015. The fixed period was initially for 110 days with additional options, the first of which was

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Viking Neptun Delivered for Technip

Viking Neptun was delivered from Kleven Verft to Eidesvik on February 17, and the naming ceremony was held in Stavanger on February 28. The vessel’s Godmother, Patricia Pilenko, broke the champagne bottle on Viking Neptun, which will now start operating on charter for Technip in the North Sea. The offshore construction vessel is the largest in Eidesvik’s fleet, and the largest ever built by Kleven Verft. Designed by Salt Ship Design, the vessel is 145 m long and 31 m wide and with accommodation for 150 persons. With nine propellers – two main propellers from Wärtsila

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Construction Vessel Delivered to Eidesvik Offshore

Eidesvik Offshore has taken delivery of Viking Neptun, an offshore construction vessel from Kleven Verft AS.   According to Eidesvik Offshore, TBN Viking Neptun is represents its largest ever investment in the subsea segment. A long-term loan facility of $124 million has been drawn with Nordea and Eksportkreditt Norway/GIEK to finance the vessel.   The vessel, equipped with Reach ROVs and manned by Eidesvik marine personnel and Reach ROV personnel and engineers, will begin a contract with Technip in March 2015. The fixed period was initially for 110 days with additional options, the

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