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.
September 3rd 2018. Serooskerke (W), The Netherlands OOS Energy an offshore service provider from the Netherlands, part of the OOS Group, is extremely proud to announce that it has secured its first contract in Mexico. Cor Selen (CEO & co-founder of OOS Energy) says: ‘This award is an enormous step forward for our company, OOS Energy
July 31th 2018. SSCV OOS Gretha, a heavy lift crane vessel of OOS International BV, successfully placed a 120 ton accommodation module onto the P-19, a Petrobras moored platform in Campos Basin, offshore Brazil. The accommodation module was initially lifted from an offshore supplier onto the deck of SSCV OOS Gretha, where it was
Holding OOS International Group B.V. (OOS International) confirmed today that it has signed a cooperation agreement with Forship Engenharia S/A (Forship), with the intention to establish a long-term strategic partnership to jointly pursue offshore maintenance projects mainly within the Brazilian region. OOS International and Forship have identified that their complementary areas of expertise may be
We are pleased to inform you that the IRO members meeting on June 12th was held at Villa and Park Welgelegen in Serooskerke(w). The IRO meetings are organized at different locations and this time it was OOS International’s honour to host the event and welcome its members. The IRO is an association of Dutch suppliers
The construction of OOS Walcheren (Hull number CMHI 163-2) started in China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) on the 24th May 2018.
The OOS Walcheren is the second newbuild Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel (SSCV) ordered by OOS International at China Merchants Heavy Industry to date. This vessel is identical to her sister vessel OOS Serooskerke which is currently under construction at China Merchants in Haimen and due for delivery in Mid 2019.