Phoenix Offshore Brokers and Phoenix Offshore Marine provide fully integrated maritime services and innovative solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry. The company strives to maximise customer satisfaction, financial profitability and operational efficiency, as well as safety, health and environmental protection. It works with vessels, owners, charterers, investors and suppliers from its base in Singapore, a major centre of offshore activity.

After 30 years at sea and in senior management positions for big multinational offshore and towage businesses, Capt John Newington formed Phoenix Offshore in 2008. Management and staff all have extensive offshore experience and leverage on the synergies and strengths of well-established networks in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and West Africa. Long-term employees are aided by dynamic specialists in sectors that include marine, technical, construction, ROV, diving (air and saturation), FPSOs and engineering.

Ship brokerage

Phoenix Offshore has extensive experience providing guidance and services for offshore clients, particularly in the towing and projects sectors. It maintains a large network of vessel owners and shipyards so that the right vessel can be found. This is true whatever the needs of a particular client; whether a vessel is for chartering or for purchase.

The company’s brokerage services include the following:

Installation of two SPM buoys at Al Shaheen Field, Qatar.
One of three pipeline end manifolds (PLEMs) transported from Abu Dhabi to Fujairah.
Installation of FPSO at Glas Dowr, Kitan, East Timor.
Installation of risers and flow lines on FPSO at Glas Dowr.
Rig tow and positioning of Seafox 3 from Singapore to Songklha, Thailand.
Shore support and logistics for subsea installations at G1 field, India.
Installation of subsea structures, HFLs and umbilicals at Kumang Cluster, Malaysia.
  • Sale and purchase
  • Time and bare boat chartering, spot or term, day rate or lump sum
  • Rig and ocean tows, project charters
  • Shipyard selection and contract negotiation for all vessel types / modifications

Consultancy services

Phoenix Offshore regularly provides expertise to financial networks, including due diligence, market sector reports, asset valuations and suitability and detailed analyses. Its early involvement in projects has regularly been proven to save time and money for banks and financial institutions. Engaging with these organisations also allows Phoenix Offshore to assist its clients with various financing solutions.

The company also carries out marine consultancy offering operational and procedural reviews and writing, valuations and suitability surveys, and feasibility reviews. It can also provide representatives onsite or at meetings. The company can plan, implement and build the organisations to carry out operational procedures.

Offshore project management

Phoenix Offshore regularly provides services to subsea, construction and towing projects and is particularly active in mooring installation and hook-up activities in the SPM and FPSO sectors. It supplies complete packages that include vessels, tow masters and project crews. The company’s in-house brokerage and operations department allows it to provide turnkey solutions, thus providing clients with a single point of contact.

Phoenix Offshore can provide the following vessels and services:

  • Anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels
  • Platform supply vessels (PSVs)
  • Tugs
  • Crew boats
  • Diving support vessels and construction support vessels
  • Work and construction barges
  • ROV vessels and services
  • Material barges
  • Saturation and air diving services
  • Mobilisations / demobilisations

It can also provide the following resources:

  • Tow masters, rig movers and marine advisors
  • Marine warranty surveyors
  • HSE officers and auditors
  • Catering and hotel staff
  • Construction staff
  • Shipyard supervision teams
  • Machinery and electrical commissioning teams
  • Surveyors and inspectors
  • Client reps
  • Deck foremen, riggers and crane drivers
  • ROV crews
  • Dive teams

Offshore surveys and inspections

Phoenix Offshore surveyors and inspectors are based in both SE Asia and Europe. They have many years of experience, and due to the Phoenix Offshore brokerage desk, they also have access to the latest vessel valuations and trends.

Surveyors and inspectors provide rational evaluations of particular topics, including:

  • Marine warranty surveys
  • IMCA Common Marine Inspection Document (CMID) audits
  • OCIMF Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID) inspections
  • Pre-purchase inspections
  • On / off hire reports
  • Desktop and physical valuations
  • Towing and suitability surveys
  • Incident investigations
  • ISM / ISO / ISPS audits
  • DP trails and audits
  • Failure mode and effects analysis