On the morning of November 7th, the onshore and offshore management teams representing OOS Energy Rig Management B.V. proudly took over the Ships Management of the Semi-Submersible Drillship ODN DELBA III. Upon completion of the handover, the office management and crew continued to prepare the vessel for her voyage to Mexico, which included the finalization
Another “Excellent Contractor” evaluation awarded to OOS International! We are proud to announce the continuation of our high quarterly performance evaluations, presented by our client in Brazil, Petrobras. The OOS Tiradentes, our semi-submersible accommodation vessel, was graded “Excellent” with an overall score of 95. With the continuation of these high statistics, we prove our consistency
OOS International and CIMC Raffles are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a 5-year contract for the flotel OOS Tiradentes by Petrobras. The new contract will start Q3/Q4 of 2019. OOS Tiradentes, named after a national Brazilian hero who fought for independence, is successfully working in Brazil for Petrobras and her current contact
OOS Serooskerke will be the first vessel ever in history on which a 3D-printed crane hook is installed. The Huisman 3D-printed hooks are the future of crane hooks due to the excellent results obtained from comprehensive testing and analysis. After load testing at more than double the Safe Working Load, the 3D printed hook was
China, April 2019 In February the first 2200t Offshore Mast Crane (OMC) which is 5.8 metres “Active Heave Compensated” at 3000 meters water depth, was successfully assembled and tested at the Huisman shipyard in Zhangzhou after which it was shipped to the CMHI shipyard in Haimen, where it will installed on OOS Serooskerke this month.
From November 26th until December 8th 2018, FORCE Technology in Lyngby, Denmark successfully conducted wind tunnel tests on a scale model of OOS Zeelandia. The tests were carried out to measure 6-degrees of freedom wind and simulated current loads and moments with the vessel’s above and below waterline portions, with wind and simulated current coming
On 27th November 2018, the engines of OOS Serooskerke were started. The OOS Serooskerke is being built in China Merchants Heavy Industries (Jiangsu). The vessel building contract is effective since 5th August 2016. After 10 months of engineering, the steel was cut on 28th June 2017. The engine start up would not have been possible
The OOS Walcheren is the 3rd vessel using the asymmetric brace-less semi-submersible design within the OOS family. The first is the OOS Gretha, currently operating in Brazil, and the 2nd is the OOS Serooskerke, which is under construction and due for delivery in Q3 2019. A total of 28 sub blocks are being keel layed. The weight of each
Sixteen months after the start of construction, our newbuild semi-submersible heavy lift crane vessel OOS Serooskerke is making good progress. Currently Aster Witteman, Project Designer at OOS International, is responsible for the interior design of the vessel. Working with a team on research, planning, coordination and management of an impressive exterior and grand interior.
At 5pm on September 27th, the OOS Serooskerke was successfully undocked from CMHI (Jiangsu) dry dock. The undocking operation was complex because of the limited water depth in the dry dock. The close comradery between CMHI and OOS proved to be a winning formula to devising an efficient and safe method to undock the vessel.