Accommodation Vessel

Cruise Liner News – Fred Olsen Cruise Lines to sell BRAEMAR – November 2022.

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines (FOCL) announced the sale of one of the cruise liners, BRAEMAR since its is rationalizing its fleet to concentrate on modern tonnage. “While BRAEMAR’s smaller size brings many benefits, her size also brings constraints that are not aligned with where we now want to be as a business,” the company said in a …

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Fishing Vessels – Maltese Fishing Support Workboat GANG PIL LEE

One of the Spanish built vessels trading in Malta is the 2002 built 25.23 metres long fishing support workboat GANG PIL LEE. She was built at Astilleros Nodosa at Marin Shipyard, Spain as yard number 247 and named as AJD 1 for the Maltese Blue Fin Tuna farming Venture AJD Tuna that was established in …

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Passer By – Accomodation Ship EDDA FIDES – 19.02.2022

On Saturday 19th February, 2022 the 2011 built Accommodation Ship EDDA FIDES passed by the Maltese Islands while underway to Dampier, Australia. She was built in Spain by Estaleiro Barreras at Vigo with yard number 1664 with 130 metres length overall and 27 metres beam while her accommodation capacity is 600 people. EDDA FIDES while …

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ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – 265 rescued souls brought to Porto Empedocle, Sicily by OPEN ARMS – 04.01.2021

On Monday 4th January, 2021 the converted tugboat now a rescue ship OPEN ARMS with 265 rescued souls arrived off Porto Empedocle, Sicily after Italy assigned the landing port as safe. They were rescued by the 1974 built vessel OPEN ARMS in international waters on December 31st, 2020 and last Saturday 2nd January, 2021 are …

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ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION – MOBY ZAZA accomodation ship for immigrants – 18.05.2020

The 1982 built ropax MOBY ZAZA owned by Moby Lines SpA was awarded the tender of the Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transports to face the accommodation emergency related to sea rescue with illegal immigration. On Sunday 10th May around 0200 hrs she arrived at Porto Empedocle with checks and controls followed by the Harbour …

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Former Military – CORMORANO II

One of the former National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Equity Class Patrol Craft was spotted on her hull hard at Mazara Del Vallo, Sicily back to 10th April, 2014 now called as CORMORANO II. She was built in 1970 at New Orleans, USA by Equitable Construction for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as NOAA 1256 …

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Coronavirus – Floating Hotels in Singapore readies for workers as coronavirus spreads – 17.04.2020

Singapore is preparing to house hundreds of foreign workers in accommodation vessels typically used for offshore and marine industry staff as it races to find alternatives to dormitories where the novel coronavirus has been spreading rapidly. Tens of thousands of migrant workers, many from South Asia, live in cramped dormitories across Singapore, which have become …

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Offshore – Accomodation Platform TEMIS in the Mediterranean Sea – 26.12.2019

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) owned DP 3 accomodation vessel TEMIS was spotted opposite Zichron_Yaakov (the Israel/Lebanon border) on her spot without anchoring using her Dynamic Position system. The 84 x 32 metre TEMIS was last reported as transported from Singapore to Gabon during August 2018 by Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) semi-submersible heavy load vessel …

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Offshore News – Edda Accommodation CEO retires – 29.05.2019

Edda Accommodation, a specialized provider of offshore accommodation service vessels, has announced that Johan Rokstad retired as CEO.The managing director role of Edda Accommodation is now transferred to Kenneth Walland, CEO of Østensjø Rederi. Rokstad started his career in Østensjø Rederi as captain of Østensjø’s supply vessels and has been with Østensjø for 40 years, …

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Offshore News – SEVEN ANTARES joins NigerStar7 Fleet – April 2019.

The 2009 built PAN flag pipelay vessel SEVEN ANTARES has joined the fleet of Nigerian offshore construction company NigerStar 7 a joint venture company created by Jagal and Subsea 7. NigerStar 7 was awarded a large deal by a subsidiary of ExxonMobil, for the production uplift pipeline projects (PUPP) in shallow water, offshore Nigeria. Subsea …

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