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  • Aug 3, 2017, 09:12

    Forland Inspector - Time charter

    Forland Subsea AS has entered a time charter party with a first-class client for the Forland Inspector (ex. Lewek Inspector). The vessel will be...

  • Aug 2, 2017, 09:56

    Contract termination

    Forland Subsea II AS, which bareboat charters the Fugro Saltire from E Forland AS, has received a notice of termination for convenience from time...

  • Jul 28, 2017, 20:22

    Flag / Name change - MV FORLAND INSPECTOR

    Flag change from Malta (Valletta) to Cyprus (Limassol) and Name change from ‘Lewek Inspector’ to ‘Forland Inspector’ was done during July...

  • Apr 21, 2017, 12:50

    Change of managers on Lewek Inspector

    Change of managers from Forland Shipping AS to OSM Offshore AS, was performed in Walvis Bay, Namibia on Friday 21. April 2017 at 12:00 hrs. GMT &...

  • Feb 20, 2017, 22:30

    Update Lewek Inspector

    Forland Subsea AS has entered into a time charter party with a major international contractor for the Lewek Inspector. The expected charter...

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Key events

 

2017
 
 Flag / Name change MV FORLAND INSPECTOR

Flag change from Malta (Valletta) to Cyprus (Limasol) and Name change from ‘Lewek Inspector’ to ‘Forland Inspector’ was done on 26th July / Las Palmas.
New Call Sign assigned to the vessel is 5BUR4 and the MMSI number is 212788000.

 Forland Shipping AS signed agreements 12. January 2017 with OSM Offshore in Arendal, to outsource the Management of Forland vessels:
 

 MV LEWEK INSPECTOR
Change of managers was performed in Walvis Bay, Namibia, on Friday 21. April 2017.

 MV FUGRO SALTIRE
Change of managers was performed in Portland, UK, onboard Fugro Saltire on Monday 13. February 2017.

 After this outsourcing the following definitions should be used:

  • "Owners" (Ship Owners) Forland Shipping AS
  • "Company, and The Managers" are OSM Offshore AS.
2016
 MV PRIDE was signed over from Forland to Bibby’s on 26. March 2016 (4 months 21 days on mgt)
2015
 MV MICOPERI PRIDE was taken into Forland Management on 05. November 2015 and named Pride
 The Forland Group signed on 21. July 2015 agreements with FTAI Pride LLC, a subsidiary of Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC ("FTAI"), to take over the technical, commercial and crew management of the offshore construction vessel Micoperi Pride
 The employment contracts for the seafarers in the Group were from 11. June 2015 onwards transferred to OSM Crew Management
 2014
 Forland Shipping AS was certified by DNV according to the ISO 14001:2004 standard from 17. March 2014
 MV SEISRANGERs charter party with Subsea7 terminated in January. Seisranger sold to Seasm Marine Ventures Ltd (Otto Marine Ltd) on 30. April, [Ship Management Limited (“SEASM”)] new name is Surf Ranger. Flag: Majuro, Marshall Island
 2013
 MV LEWEK INSPECTOR delivered by  Havyard to Forland Shipping and named by godmother, Italian Elena Fragoacomo, in November. The vessel is under a long-term contract with EMAS
 MV SEISQUEST sold to Westcon Contractors AS in Ølen, Norway. It currently operates under the name ARTEMIS ATHENE.  After the sale, the company is completely out of the seismic market
 2010
 Forland Shipping AS established as a management company
 MV GEO CELTIC sold to Fugro Geovessels
 Frode Bjørn Forland takes over the family-owned shipping company
 Ellen Marie Forland dies, aged 83
2008
 MV FUGRO SALTIRE is delivered as a construction vessel by Bergen Group BMV yard
2007
 Ellen Forland receives the ‘Shipping Name of the Year’ award from the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA)
 Ellen Forland is honoured with the King’s Medal of Merit
 MV GEO CELTIC is delivered as a seismic survey vessel by Bergen Group BMV yard
2003
 Mikkel Reinhardt Forland dies, aged 78
 2001
 MV SEISVENTURER sold to Thales Survey Group Ltd. It currently operates under the name CGG VENTURER
 MV SEISRANGER is converted into a modern ROV/construction vessel at Bergen Group BMV yard
1993
 MV SEISRANGER is delivered as a seismic survey vessel by Hellesøy Verft yard
1991
 MV SEISQUEST is delivered as a seismic survey vessel by Hellesøy Verft yard
1986
 MV SEISVENTURER is custom built for Seismograph Service Ltd. at Drammen Slip & Verksted yard
1973
 MV ARA is converted into MV SEISMARINER for Seismograph Service Ltd. at Bergen Group BMV yard
 Ellen Forland Ship-owner company is Founded by Ellen M Forland
1953
 Shipbroking firm established by Ellen Marie and Mikkel Reinhardt Forland

 

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