Rising oil prices and major profits at energy companies come at an opportune time for suppliers. Analysts expect the otherwise strained offshore carriers to begin ordering more ships in 2023, with Prosafe’s CEO reporting ”optimism in our field.”
Viking Supply Ships achieves profit in the second quarter after many interim reports showing with bottom-line figures written in red. However, the company CEO warns of supply vessels rates declining going forward.
A shortage of modern MPP ships and an unexpected comeback for oil and gas means Hamburg-based United Heavy Lift is busy, Partner Andreas Rolner tells ShippingWatch. ”A year ago, we thought oil and gas was dead.”
Cadeler, which was involved in foundation installations for Hornsea 2 as well, will transport and install offshore wind turbine foundations for the offshore wind farm that is expected to enter operation in 2026.