Marine

End of year message from Atlas Chief Operations Officer Jeroen Ekkel

December 14, 2016 - rbaker

Looking at 2016 we knew that we had a challenge ahead of us. With oil prices adamant to stay at an all-time low, the industry put on its survival suit to recover from the downturn and salvage the best opportunities from the wreckage. Read More
Atlas Professionals to set sail with VOS Passion

September 12, 2016 - rbaker

At the end of August, Atlas’ offshore marine professionals will take part in the delivery of Vroon Offshore Services’ newest PSV vessel VOS PASSION. The vessel is currently stationed at the COSCO (Guang Dong) shipyard in China where it will stay in Asia before being delivered to the Netherlands. The naming ceremony recently took place at the shipyard and was christened by Mireille Vroon, wife of Vroon Group Managing Director, Coco Vroon. VOS Passion is the fourth addition to Vroon’s PX121-type series that features Ulstein-patented X-BOW® design ensuring smoother vessel movements, optimal fuel efficiency and maximum comfort on board. Read More
Pioneering Spirit successfully completes first project in the North Sea

August 24, 2016 - rbaker

On its maiden voyage, the Pioneering Spirit has successfully removed the 13,500 ton YME MOPU jack up type platform in a single lift. The creation of Dutch-Swiss offshore leader Allseas, the Pioneering Spirit is the world’s largest heavy lift construction vessel and has a topsides lift capacity of 48,000t, jacket lift capacity of 25,000t and pipe cargo carrying capacity of 27,000t. Read More
Dave Wade, Marine Navigator on board the Balder

October 9, 2010 - rkind

Over the past thirteen years I have worked as a Marine Navigator, Dimensional Control Specialist, and Land Surveyor. Of these three disciplines, I have enjoyed the first one the most. Read More