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Diversifying the business

Diversifying the business

For Atlantic Offshore, emergency response has been the core business since the inception of the company, but we have recently expanded into new and related segments. Ocean Osprey, one of our newest and well equipped ERRVs, has been chartered by DEFRA for Offshore...

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Two new vessels and 50 new jobs

Main shareholder Ogreid, together with Atlantic Offshore, has purchased Bravo Sapphire and Bravo Topaz. The purchase will create approx. 50 new jobs. Ocean Dee (Ex Sapphire) - built in 2008 - will be equipped and delivered as a UK Coded Class A Emergency Response and...

New Relief Vessel

The Ocean Clever  will join the Atlantic Offshore Fleet in August 2017. Built in 2009 in Jiangsu Zhenjiang, China, she will be converted to a Class A ERRV with dual FRC and dual DC capacity c/w 65t bollard pull and will replace the previous relief vessel Ocean Troll....

Recycling

Our two oldest ERRV Ocean Sprite (76) and Ocean Swan (82) is now sold to recycling in Denmark They have both been laid up since late 2016. (main picture: Ocean Sprite) Ocean Swan

Ocean King, sold and delivered

Ocean King is now sold and delivered to her new owners. She has been laid up since August 2016, after continually serving more than 30 years on contract for Statoil. Ocean King has been sold to a German buyer, and will be used in the offshore wind market. The vessel...

Conversion of Ocean Response

Atlantic Offshore has, together with Statoil, decided to convert Ocean Response to act as full oil recovery and oil spill vessel within the NOFO 2009 regulations. The vessel will then have more flexibility to serve as an emergency and response vessel. The modification...

Business as usual

Further to today’s announcement by Atlantic Offshore AS, we acknowledge a need for certain additional information to our partners and business contacts in the UK. We would like to confirm that although Atlantic Offshore Rescue Ltd. and Atlantic Offshore Aberdeen Ltd....

Contract update – Ocean Sprite

Ocean Sprite is awarded an ERRV contract with Dana Petroleum Limited, to Support the Ocean Guardian The contract, which is for 2 wells estimated at 70 days each, will commence 01st March 2016. There is also a further 2 x 1 well options period, with an expected...

Ocean Sun sold

ERRV Ocean Sun, built in 1972, is sold out of the North Sea. The price is slightly above the book and brokers value.

Contracts update

Contracts update for Ocean Tay, Ocean King and Ocean Sprite Nexen has declared one year option for Ocean Tay, firm contract now is until Dec 2016. Statoil has declared the one 6 months option for Ocean King, firm contract is now until Jan 2016, there is 6+12 months...

Ocean Falcon delivered

Ocean Falcon, our latest MRV is now delivered from Zamakona, San Sebastian. She will now sail for Aberdeen and her naming ceremony Friday 29th May. Ocean Falcon is the last of three HY820 design ordered by Atlantic Offshore. She will commence a 5 + 5 year contract...

Ocean Produce sold

Ocean Produce, built 1975, is now sold. She has been laid up since September 2014, and Atlantic Offshore owned 39,5% of the vessel. She was sold close to book value.

New managing director for the UK division

Matthew Gordon joined the company at the start of the year and replaces John Bryce, who is retiring after playing a key role in the growth and success of the company’s UK division. Mr Bryce will continue to be involved in Atlantic Offshore Rescue in a consultancy...

Are you following us on Facebook yet?

Atlantic Offshore just passed 3000 'likes' on Facebook. Are you amongst our followers? Regularly we post photos from our vessels in action. Great photos taken by our seafarers, and other photograpers who kindly forward photos of our fleet. Are you following us on...

Ocean Falcon launched

Ocean Falcon was successfully launched 6 November at 1546 at Zamakona Shipyard in Pasia, Spain. The vessel will continue the final outfitting alongside, and later testing, until delivery in Q2 2015. Ocean Falcon will operate from Aberdeen on contract for Shell.  ...

Video from Ocean Star’s naming ceremony

The naming ceremony for Ocean Star took place in Bergen’s inner harbour, during the Tall Ships Races event, which in 2014 was a part of the Norwegian Constitution’s 200th anniversary celebration. The event was followed by more than 100,000 people, enjoying the warm...

Naming Ceremony Ocean Art

Ocean Art, built at Kleven Myklebust and decorated by M-City and his team, has been named in Stavanger by Godmother Anne M. Sakkestad.  Buøy Skolekorps played marches when people gathered, and played the Norwegian National Anthem after the ceremony. Ocean Art will...

Ocean Art – painting in progress!

The streetart by M-City is well in progress and becomes more complete for every hour! The final decoration will be finished within Ocean Art's naming ceremony this Thursday. Read more about the project in Sysla (Norwegian)      

Naming Ceremony Ocean Marlin

Our newest ERRV Ocean Marlin, built at Zamakona Shipyard, San Sebastian, Spain,  has been named in Stavanger by Godmother Anni H. Apeland.  Kvernavik Skolekorps played several marches and the Norwegian national anthem. Ocean Marlin will commence a 4+4 year contract...

Ocean Marlin delivered

Ocean Marlin, our latest MRV is now delivered from Zamakona, San Sebastian. She will now sail for Stavanger and her naming ceremony Wednesday 13th August. Ocean Marlin is the second of three HY 820 design ordered by Atlantic Offshore. She will commence a 4 + 4 year...

Naming Ceremony for Ocean Star 25th July 2014

More that 100.000 people watched Alisson Øgreid name PSV Ocean Star during the Tall Ships Races in Bergen. An amazing event, where Atlantic Offshore was proud to represent 200 years of shipping tradition together with Enigheden a replica of the vessels used for the...

Ocean Searcher sold

Our MRV Ocean Searcher, build in 1976, is now sold to Denmark for recycling. She has served us well for many years, and was the frontrunner for newbuildning Ocean Osprey at the Shell UK operated Gannet field.  

Contracts update

Ocean Sky is awarded an ERRV contract with Norske Shell. The contract will commence in direct continuation of the excising contract, and is 12 month firm with 6 monthly options. Ocean Sky has under the frame agreement worked 15 years for Norske Shell. Dong has...

Statoil contract commenced

Ocean Star, our new large PSV, commenced the 6 years Statoil contract Sunday 1th June. She is a VS 485 MKIII L design and hold various capacities. Ocean Star will currently port at CCB Ågotnes.           

New contract awarded

Saipem has awarded Ocean Fighter a contract for ERRV service for up to 200 days to follow the crane vessel S7000. The vessel will commence on the contract 14th April.

MRV Ocean Osprey in service

It was a proud crew that arrived Aberdeen last week with Atlantic Offshores first new building for the UK market. The vessel is designed together with Havyard Ship Design (HY 820), and build at Zamakona Ship yard in San Sebastian, Spain. The vessel has already...

Order backlog of three billion

Atlantic Offshore has passed three billion kroner in order backlog Including options, backlog amounted to five billion NOK. The company is very satisfied with the situation. With such a backlog , we have established predictable portfolio of contracts. We will,...

New contract awarded

Statoil has awarded Ocean King a one year + two yearly options for ERRV service at Norne field in the Norwegian Sea. Commencement is in direct continuation of the existing contract ending primo July 2014. Ocean King has served Statoil since she was build and the last...

Ocean Marlin successfully launched

Ocean Marlin, hull#722, was successfully launched Friday 31th January at the Astilleros Zamakona Pasaia SL in San Sebastian/ Spain. Under excellent weather conditions the vessel was launched at 1700. Ocean Marlin is entering now into a new face of the development with...

New contract awarded

PSV Ocean Pride is awarded a term contract with a drilling consortium led by Wintershall. The contract is for 16 wells, and is expected to last up to 4 years. Ocean Pride will perform both regular supply services, as well as supply and emergency services. Ocean Pride...

Ocean Prince sold

One of our UT 704, Ocean Prince, is sold to new owners. She will depart the standby marked in the North Sea. Atlantic Offshore have sold 11 vessels since 2008, ordered 9 new buildings and bought two second hand.

Completed new bond issue

Atlantic Offshore AS has successfully raised a new senior unsecured bond issue with maturity May 2018. The first tranche will be NOK 400 million with settlement date 16 December 2013 (subject to completing all conditions precedent). The new loan will have a borrowing...

New contracts awarded

Nexen UK has awarded Ocean Tay a 2 year firm contract + up to 12 months options, with start up in December 2013. Ocean Tay is present in Sunderland underlying conversion to comply with UK class A standby requirements. Teekay has awarded Ocean Swift a three year...

Blue vessels sold to NOA

Blue Ship Invest have sold all their six vessels to Nordic American Offshore (NOA), partly owned by Nordic American Tankers (NAT) which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. NOA will continue the Management agreement with Atlantic Offshore on Blue Power, Blue...

Atlantic Offshore acquires additional vessel

Atlantic Offshore have today completed the purchase of Bourbon Eko Bourbon Eko has been renamed Ocean Tay and will leave Norway bound for Sunderland to be converted UK registered Class A FSV in full compliance with all UK Oil & Gas Guidelines. The vessel which...

Ocean Osprey, hull#721, named

Ocean Osprey, hull#721, was successfully named and launched Wednesday 21 August at the Astilleros Zamakona Pasaia SL in San Sebastian/ Spain. Under excellent weather conditions, the Godmother Mrs. Mary Bryce (wife to Managing Director Atlantic Offshore Rescue...

Fake employment contracts

Atlantic Offshore has received queries from people that has received employment contracts from hrdept@atlanticoffshoreuk.com  Please note that this email address is fake! Be careful with sending personal data to this email address. If in doubt, contact us through our...

Atlantic Offshore enters into Management contract

A new management agreement has been signed with Blue Ship Invest AS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Ulstein Group. Atlantic Offshore will be responsible for commercial and technical management of Blue Protector, a newbuilding of PX121 design, upon its delivery from...

Frame agreement with Shell E&P extended

We are pleased to inform that Shell E&P has extend the Regional call off agreement for ERRV services with Atlantic Offshore. The agreement which includes the Norwegian, UK, Netherlands and Irish waters, is extended to June 2015. The agreement was originally...

Atlantic Offshore orders new vessel

Atlantic Offshore has ordered a new vessel valued EUR 25 million from the Spanish shipyard Zamakona Yards in Bilbao. The ship is the ninth newbuilding and the company expects that there will be more new vessel in the fleet over the next few years. This is the third...

New contract awarded

EOG Recourses INC UK has awarded Ocean Surf  a 7 well (abt. 300 days)  firm contract with start up end April/ early May 2013. Ocean Surf is trading the Spot market in UK sector.  

New contract awarded

Norske Shell has awarded Ocean Pride a 3 months firm contract with option to the end of August. Commencement in direct continuation of existing Statoil contract.  

New contracts awarded

Ocean Pride and Blue Thunder is awarded 4 months firm and 4 monthly option from Statoil. Commencements to be agreed, but within September 2013.              

Tap issue ATOFF02

Atlantic Offshore AS has increased the outstanding amount of the ATOFF02 bond by NOK 50 million, at price 100.25. New outstanding amount is NOK 150 million. Settlement date is 4 March. Pareto Securities is advisor for the tap issue. Contacts for further information:...

New contracts to Atlantic Offshore

Shell Norway, Shell UK and ADTI UK have awarded Atlantic Offshore several contracts for ERRV services in the North Sea. The contract relates to Ocean Fighter, Ocean Swan, Ocean Swift and on new build vessel. The contracts will last from six months up to five years...

Placement of unsecured bond issue

We are pleased to confirm that Atlantic Offshore AS has completed a NOK 150 million Senior Unsecured bond issue with expected maturity date on 31 March 2015. The margin is 9,75% over NIBOR. This bond issue is the one that was referred to in our financial report for Q3...

Atlantic Offshore strengthens equity by 100 million

Atlantic Offshore strengthens equity of between 80 and 100 million in a private placement to existing shareholders. In 2010 a similar placement of 200 million took place, to strengthen capital and invest in new buildings. Since then, Atlantic Offshore has taken a...

Atlantic Offshore enter Management agreement

A management agreement has been signed with Blue Ship Invest AS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Ulstein Group. Atlantic Offshore will be responsible for commercial and technical management of Blue Power, a newbuilding of PX121 design, upon its delivery from Ulstein...

Meeting with the Labour Party’s program committee.

On 29.October Atlantic Offshore, together with CCB, Aker Solutions and FMC Technologies, met with the Labour Party’s program committee.  Roy Wareberg presented the company and in particular discussed the Net Salary agreement for Norwegian seafarers, NIS flag, GIEK,...

Listing of bond loan

Atlantic Offshore’s NOK 200 million bond loan has been listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Further details can be found in the press release. Contacts for further information: Roy Wareberg, CEO, tel. +47 91 89 56 26 Knut Kvinnsland, CFO, tel. +47 90 12 58 96

Minister of Foreign Affairs visited CCB

CEO of Atlantic Offshore Roy Wareberg, together with CEO of  CCB Kurt Andreassen and  Trygve Arnesen Director of FMC Technologies, was invited to a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre on 13.September. Wareberg presented AO, with emphasise at...

Financial Report Q2 2012

Atlantic Offshore’s Financial Report for Q2 2012 has been published today. Please refer to the selection Reports on our website. Contacts for further information: CEO Roy Wareberg – ph.+47 918 95 626 CFO Knut Kvinnsland – ph. +47 901 25 896

Exercise onboard Ocean Alden

According to Atlantic Offshore’s exercise plan for safety and emergency preparedness training, vessels holds regular drills and exercises on board in order to maintain and increase the quality of rescue and recovery service, and the level of competence for their...

Spanish shipyards build for Atlantic Offshore

Atlantic Offshore have ordered two new vessels, worth €50 million from Zamakona Yards in Bilbao, Spain. Atlantic Offshore is now building six new vessels, at a cost of NOK 1.6billion. Atlantic Offshore have placed orders for two FSV vessels with bollard pull....

Atlantic Offshore receives contract with Shell UK

Atlantic Offshore has been awarded a five-year ERRV contract with oil company Shell Ltd, in the British sector of the North Sea. The company has secured an option for another five years. The last month has collected Atlantic Offshore contracts and options for a value...

Atlantic Offshore orders two vessels from Kleven

Atlantic Offshore has awarded Kleven Maritime a contract to build two new PSV vessels with VS 485 MKIII L design.  The total contract value is nearly NOK 700 million. The vessels are designed by Wartsila. Kleven Maritime's Myklebust Yard will deliver the vessels in...

Successful placement of new bond issue

Atlantic Offshore AS is pleased to announce that the Company has entered the Norwegian bond market by successfully completing a NOK 200 million Senior Secured bond issue with expected maturity date on 27 June 2015. Settlement date is expected to be 27 June 2012. An...

Ocean Scout sold

Our oldest PSV is now sold and delivered to new owners. The vessel will leave the offshore supply market and entering the windmill support market. The vessel was sold slightly above book value.  

Atlantic Offshore builds at SIMEK

SIMEK yard in Flekkefjord has been commissioned to deliver a PSV for Atlantic Offshore. The new vessel, which will be delivered in April 2013, ensures continued employment of up to 60 employees at the yard. Atlantic Offshore operates 26 vessels and large parts of the...

Ocean Pride delivered!

On behalf of North Sea PSV, partly owner and manager Atlantic Offshore, took delivery of Ocean Pride Thursday 02. February. The vessel will be operating the spot market in the North Sea.  

Ocean Alden arrived

  Ocean Alden finally arrived CCB, Sotra. It was at the same day as we rebranded the Group to Atlantic Offshore, and we used the opportunity to put up the new logo.  

Ocean Prince to Falklands

    AGR Peak has awarded Ocean Prince a term contract as a field support, oil recovery vessel at the Falkland Islands. The vessel will operate together with Leiv Eriksson as long as their drilling program continues.

Ocean Pride Launched

Ocean Pride was launched in Cemre, Turkey, on 9.July. The vessel will be towed to Havyard Ship Technology's yard in Leirvik, Norway, for completion, and is scheduled for delivery in January 2012. Video from the launching below.

New Contract awarded

  Sartor Offshore has secured a contract 3 year firm + 5 yearly options with Ithaca Energy UK Ltd. Ocean Sprite expected to commence the new contract at  Athena field in October 2011, as a field support vessel and ERRV.

In all that we do, we are powered by passion and driven by safety

Atlantic Offshore is a provider of high end of Multi Role Vessels specialising in Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel operations. At present, the only vessel operator with fleet wide Class A in both UK and Norwegian sectors.​​

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