All Semi-submersible heavy transport vessels articles

  • RollDock Shipping

    Deck carriers and semi-submersible heavy transport vessels: Caution gives way to a rising tide of optimism


    Deck carriers and semi-submersible transport vessels perform some of the most eye-catching and technical transportation projects known to man. Demand for these vessels over the past couple of years did not quite match the levels seen in the multipurpose sector, but a perfect storm of events could see that tighten up. David Kershaw reports.

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    Aramco picks Cosco for Marjan PK1 transport and installation


    Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers landed the contract from Saudi Aramco to transport and install the Marjan PK1 offshore platform.

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    HLPFI meets: Philip Adkins


    Philip Adkins, CEO of Red Box Energy Services Pte Ltd, sees the business of shipping through the lens of someone with markedly different experiences and values to other industry leaders, a by-product of his earlier life. Justin Archard caught up with Philip over a long lunch during a recent visit to the UK from Singapore, where he is currently based. Justin wanted to explore Philip’s back story and learn what has kept him motivated.

  • FROM MAG cosco

    Size gives Cosco an edge as it fine-tunes project cargo formula

    Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has been happy with the utilisation of its heavy transport fleet. Newbuild semi submersibles are scheduled for delivery over the coming quarters.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Super-heavy sector adapts

    Super-heavy lift shipping sector adapts


    The heavy lift and semi-submersible side of the shipping sector is certainly in a state of flux. Ian Matheson discusses the changes witnessed at those shipping lines serving the super-heavy cargo end of the spectrum. 

  • News

    Contracts roll in for Dockwise


    September 7 - Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster, has been awarded a number of marine transport contracts, with a combined contract value of approximately USD50 million.

  • News

    Bureau Veritas releases OSV rules


    August 31 - International classification society Bureau Veritas has issued new rules for the classification of offshore service vessels (OSV) and tugs.

  • News

    DYT duo heads for the Med


    June 1 - DYT Yacht Transport's two semi-submersible heavy transport vessels simultaneously pulled into Port Everglades to load USD350 million worth of yachts bound for the Mediterranean Sea.

  • News

    Saipem double for Fairstar


    January 27 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded two contracts by Saipem to provide marine transportation services for the Golden Eagle Project in the North Sea. The total contract value is EUR11.99 million (USD15.7 million).

  • News

    Fairstar picks BASSnet for optimising fleet management


    October 24 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has chosen BASSnet

  • News

    Fairstar wins Gorgon duet


    June 1 - Fairstar Heavy Transport has been awarded two transportation contracts by the companies involved in developing and operating the Gorgon LNG Project.