SBSS upgrades subsea cable installation fleet

Chinese company SB Submarine Systems (SBSS) has restructured its fleet in 2020 through the upgrade of CS Fu Hai and retirement of CS Fu An. The vessel upgrade has included the mobilisation of Sealion III, a 600 horsepower trenching ROV … Read More

Coastwise Offshore Services orders second ‘monomaran’

On 3 November, Coastwise Offshore Services and Next Generation Shipyards signed a contract for the construction of a second aluminium vessel for the offshore wind industry, which will be operated by SeaZip. The vessel will be named COS Mate and follows … Read More

Offshore wind project costs decrease with bespoke vessels and lower oil & gas activity

The rising number of purpose-built offshore wind vessels has a direct impact on the costs of offshore wind projects, as the sector is getting more room to use its own fleet instead of deploying vessels from the oil & gas … Read More