May 6, 2013
AHT Ursus called for a rescue tow offshore Angola to assist a fishing vessel which suffered an engine break down.
March 20, 2013
Ursus at anchorage Walvis Bay after she has completed static tow duties for the Transocean Marianas of Walvis Bay.
September 6, 2012
Ursus & Orcus
The Orcus and Ursus had their contracts extended till the end of October by EMAS for the BP PSVM project in Angola.
June 2, 2012
Uranus, Orcus & Ursus
The AHT “URSUS” will relieve the AHT URANUS” and take over the heading control duties for BP’s FPSO PSVM installation, on charter to EMAS/AMC. The AHT “ORCUS” will remain on the same project until end of September.
May 4, 2012
Harms Bergung was glad the Subsea 7 contracted them again to tow the contraction bard Acergy Polaris. This time the AHT “URSUS” did the tow from Port Gentil to Cape Town. Harms planned the tow for Subsea 7, and the tow achieved an average speed of 6.9 knots over ground.
January 5, 2012
Uranus, Orcus & Ursus
Both the AHT “URANUS” and AHT “ORCUS” commenced the charter with EMAS / MODEC / BP to tow and escort the PSVM FPSO around the Cape of Good Hope and northwards, working together with AHT “JANUS” and AHT “URSUS”. Later the AHT “URANUS”, AHT “ORCUS” and AHT “URSUS” together assisted with the hook-up of BP’s PSVM FPSO. After that the AHT “URANUS” and AHT “ORCUS” duty was heading control during the riser installation.
October 8, 2011
Janus & Ursus
Both AHT “JANUS” and AHT “URSUS” were contracted EMAS / MODEC / BP for the escort/emergency towing duties for the FPSO PSVM from Singapore to Offshore Walvis Bay and the installation period.
March 13, 2011
AHT “URSUS” was fixed in February for the towage of SSDR “TRANSOCEAN RICHARDSON” from Cabinda, Angola, to Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
After taking bunkers at Las Palmas, AHT “URSUS” mobilised with the power of 19,000 bhp at full speed to the hook-up location offshore Angola, where the convoy departed 9th March. After passing of two oceans with a total of about 7,500 nautical miles AHT “URSUS” is expected to arrive at destination 17th May 2011.
February 21, 2011
Following the swift towage of the SSDR “SOVEREIGN EXPLORER” from Rio de Janeiro to the US Gulf by AHT “URANUS”, Transocean again turns to HARMS-ALP for a long distance towage.
SSDR “TRANSOCEAN RICHARDSON” is to be towed from Cabinda to Singapore vicinity and AHT “URSUS” is selected for the task. The towing distance is about 7500 nautical miles, including a call in Cape Town for replenishing. It is expected that AHT “URSUS” will be available again in Singapore around end April.
February 18, 2011
On the 8th of February AHT “URSUS” received a call to steam 300 nautical miles west of Gibraltar to assist a LOA 225m / DWT 69,229 dry cargo vessel with engine break down. After following tow of this bulker to Algeciras AHT “URSUS” had to start engines again 14th of February to proceed to the roads off Malaga, where 133m container vessel “K-WAVE” run aground at Almayate Beach.
Harms together with their partners ALP set up a salvage team, which arrived at night on location, presenting local authorities a refloating proposal next morning. Right at the first attempt during a suitable weather window on the 16th AHT “URSUS” pulled of the vessel successfully!
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