Annual Offshore Support Journal
Conference, Awards & Exhibition 7-8 February 2018, London

Annual Offshore Support Journal<br /> Conference, Awards & Exhibition

Annual Offshore Support Journal Awards 2018

The Annual Offshore Support Journal Awards 2017 took place on the evening of February 8th in London. 2017 saw an increase of more than 30% in award entries we received and an unprecedented 4000 online votes from our readers and social media communities. The social and print media coverage generated by winning award has made the winning of an OSJ Award a real badge of quality and industry recognition of exceptional achievements.

Each year more than 500 attendees from all sectors of the offshore business gather to celebrate the industry's best performances from the past year.

Photos from the night can be found here

 

Voting is now open and will close on the 3rd January 2018. All votes will be reviewed by the advisory panel and the winner of each award will be announced on the night of the Gala dinner following day one of the Annual Offshore Support Journal Conference.

 

Safety Award
sponsored by Vroon Offshore Services

Awarded to a company, person, project or product that has made a significant impact to safety in the OSV industry.

 

NEW FOR 2018

Companies shortlisted for 2018 are:

Marine Safety Forum

Ampelmann Icemann offshore access system

Osbit boat landing and access system

Seacroft Marine new training courses

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Support Vessel of the Year
sponsored by DNV GL

Awarded to the owner, designer and builder of an offshore support vessel delivered in 2017 which is considered to have set an industry benchmark through innovative design and efficient operation.

 

 

Vessels shortlisted for 2018 are:

Stepan Makarov multifunction icebreaking standby vesselSovcomflot/Arctech Helsinki Shipyard/Vyborg Shipyard

Maersk Master anchor handling tug/supply vesselMaersk Supply Service/Salt Ship Design/Kleven Verft

Seacor Puma dynamically positioned crew transfer vessel Seacor Marine/Astilleros Armon

Seven Arctic pipelay/construction vessel – Subsea 7/ Wärtsilä Ship Design/Hyundai Heavy Industries

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Shipowner of the Year
sponsored by V.Ships Offshore

Awarded to a company which above all other companies has shown excellence in the operation of its ship(s) and has, in the past year, demonstrated an exemplary record of achievement in the management of one or more of business development and growth, of safety, quality, efficiency and environmental sustainability.

 

Companies shortlisted for 2018 are:

GeoSea

Global Marine Group

SD Standard Drilling

Vallianz Holdings

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Innovation of the Year
sponsored by Bureau Veritas

Awarded to an innovative product, system or service which is considered to have made a significant impact on the design, build and/or operational aspects of offshore support vessels in service during 2017.

 

Companies shortlisted for 2018 are:

Barge Master motion compensation platform

GMS/Dwellop well intervention system

Huisman fibre rope crane/lifting system

Ulstein TTS Colibri 3-D motion compensated crane

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Environmental Award
sponsored by Moore Stephens 

Awarded to a company, project or product that has made a significant contribution to a reduction in the environmental footprint of the OSV industry.

 

Companies shortlisted for 2018 are:

Eidesvik/Wärtsilä battery refit solution

Fistuca Blue Hammer environmentally friendly piling system

Rolls-Royce Marine energy management system

Cummins QSK38 Tier 4 engine

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Offshore Renewables Award
sponsored by F3O Offshore Services

Awarded to a company, project or product that has made a significant contribution to the development of the offshore renewables market during 2017.

 

 

Companies shortlisted for 2018 are:

Safeway motion-compensated gangway

Rotra Vente ro-ro vessel for Siemens

Bibby Wave Master service operation vessel

VOS Start subsea support/walk-to-work vessel

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Subsea Innovation Award
sponsored by Offshore Support Journal

The subsea innovation award is awarded to the owner of an innovative subsea vessel, the developer of innovative subsea equipment, or contractor responsible for an especially innovative subsea project

 

Companies shortlisted for 2018 are:

Maersk Installer subsea support vessel

Robert Gordon University decommissioning simulator

IKM Subsea remote controlled ROV operations

Tasik Subsea dive support vessel Southern Star

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Dynamic Positioning Award
sponsored by ABB

The dynamic positioning award is awarded to the developer of an innovative DP product or system, or contractor responsible for an especially innovative application of DP on a project.

 

Companies shortlisted for 2018 are:

Guidance Marine – CyScan AS

Kongsberg – DPS integrated reference solution

Wärtsilä/GulfMark Offshore remote-controlled DP trial

IMCA consolidated DP guidelines

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Lifetime Achievement Award

will be announced during the OSJ Awards dinner

2017
Johannes Ostensjo

OSJ Industry Leader Award
sponsored by Uptime International

Winner 2018
Rene Kolfod-Olsen

Chief Executive
Topaz Energy and Marine

 

See some of the highlights of last year's awards and interviews with many of the winners here:

 

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