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Prosafe: We are almost at rock bottom

Accommodation rig company Prosafe experienced low utilization rates in 2016 and only realized a profit due to a restructuring of the company. The bottom of the rough market will be reached next year, according to the company.

Prosafe appoints new CEO

Jesper Kragh Andresen will take over as new CEO of Prosafe, which owns the world's largest fleet of accommodation vessels for the oil sector. He previously headed Lauritzen's offshore company Axis Offshore, which was acquired by Prosafe in early January.

Axis Offshore has now been sold to Prosafe

Axis Offshore, which until now been partially owned by Lauritzen Fonden, has now been sold to competitor Prosafe. The transaction was announced in November and means that Prosafe will take over three accommodation vessels for the oil sector.

Axis Offshore criticized for forcing rescue plan through

The Oslo Stock Exchange criticizes Axis Offshore for unequal treatment of bondholders in favor of its owners, Lauritzen Fonden and Hitec Vision, in forcing the adoption of a rescue plan at a meeting this summer. The owners are now in the process of selling the company to Norwegian Prosafe.

Lauritzen withdraws from offshore flotel venture

Axis Offshore will be merged with Norway's Prosafe – and J. Lauritzen will thus go from being an active player in the offshore sector to serving merely as a financial investor. The downturn in the oil- and gas market makes the merger the only right move, Axis CEO Jesper Kragh Andresen tells ShippingWatch.

Lauritzen trækker sig fra offshore-eventyr

Axis Offshore skal fusioneres med norske Prosafe – og dermed går J. Lauritzen fra at være aktiv i offshoreindustrien til alene at være finansiel investor. Nedturen i olie- og gasmarkedet gør fusionen til det eneste rigtige, siger Axis' direktør Jesper Kragh Andresen til ShippingWatch.

Lauritzen-selskab udskyder igen levering af hotelskib

Axis Offshore, som er ejet af Lauritzen Fonden og kapitalfonden Hitec Vision, udskyder igen leveringen af hotelskibet Axis Nova. Offshoreselskabet har fået forlænget sin eksisterende aftale til august næste år.

Lauritzen's offshore venture postpones vessels again

Axis Offshore, in which J. Lauritzen recently sold its stake to the carrier's owner, Lauritzen Fonden, has again postponed delivery of the company's two hotel vessels from Chinese Cosco, according to Axis' latest financial report to the Oslo Stock Exchange.

Axis Offshore: We're sticking to hotel vessel order

The new hotel vessel for J. Lauritzen's joint venture with Norwegian HitecVision on hotel ships will stay in the orderbook. "Axis Offshore remains the best owner and operator of this vessel," the company's CEO tells ShippingWatch.

Axis Offshore: Vi holder fast i ordre på hotelskib

Det nye hotelskib til J. Lauritzens samarbejde med norske HitecVision om hotelskibe forbliver i bogen. "Axis Offshore er fortsat den rette ejer og operatør af riggen," siger CEO i en kommentar til ShippingWatch.

Media: Lauritzen venture postpones hotel vessel

Axis Offshore, a joint venture between J. Lauritzen and Norwegian HitecVision, has postponed the delivery of an offshore accommodation vessel to July next year. The order could even be canceled, notes shipyard.

Medie: Lauritzen-samarbejde udskyder hotelskib

Axis Offshore, der er et joint venture mellem J. Lauritzen og norske HitecVision, har udskudt leveringen af et hotelskib til juli næste år. Ordren kan endda blive annulleret, lyder det.

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