11. What are OSVs (Offshore Support Vessels)?

Offshore Support Vessels are designed for support service to offshore installations (rigs or platforms) such as in the transport of materials, waste, and equipment. Examples of types of OSVs are PSVs (Platform Supply Vessels), TSs (Tug Supply Vessels), AHTSs (Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels), OSRVs (Oil Spill Recovery Vessels), among others.