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Wednesday, 24 August 2016 03:33

Transocean Winner under tow to safer waters

Transocean's Transocean Winner semisubmersible drilling rig, which ran aground on a Scottish Island more than two weeks ago, is now…
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 18:36

Cathelco wins Lamprell MGPS order

Cathelco Middle East FZC based in Sharjah won an order to supply a marine growth prevention system (MGPS) for the…
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 02:28

Grounded rig Transocean Winner refloated

At 10pm last night (Monday 22 August) the Transocean Winner drilling rig was successfully refloated from Dalmore Bay, on the…
Monday, 22 August 2016 03:58

Sembcorp acquires LMG Marin

Singaporean shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine is set to acquire 100% equity stake in Norway-headquartered LMG Marin for US$20 million. LMG is…
Monday, 22 August 2016 03:49

Seadrill disputes Pemex rig termination

Seadrill has received a notice of termination from Pemex for the West Pegasus drilling contract, effective 16 August 2016.  …
Bollsta Dolphin, Fred. Olsen Energy and Hyundai Heavy Industries have resolved their dispute and differences relating to the newbuilding contract…
Monday, 22 August 2016 03:17

Grounded rig refloat planned for tonight

A semisubmersible drilling rig grounded off Scotland weeks ago could be floated off at high water tonight.  Update here If…
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 04:37

Awilco cold-stacks WilHunter

UK-based driller Awilco Drilling has swung back to a profit in Q2, but is set to cold-stack its WilHunter semisubmersible…
Det norske has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) to use the Maersk Interceptor jackup to drill…
Monday, 15 August 2016 03:24

UPDATED: Salvage crew board grounded rig

A team of eight salvors have finally made it aboard the stricken semisubmersible drilling rig, which grounded off the Isle…
Friday, 12 August 2016 12:33

Salvors fail to board grounded rig

Plans to put a team of eight salvors on board the grounded semisubmersible oil rig Transocean Winner have had to…
Friday, 12 August 2016 03:50

Petrovietnam delivers jackup

Petrovietnam Marine Shipyard (PV Shipyard) is due to deliver the Tam Dao 05 jackup drilling rig to its client today…
Rig operator Ocean Rig has agreed to delay the delivery of the first two of three new rigs it is…
Thursday, 11 August 2016 08:31

MCA: No pollution found at grounded rig site

No pollution has been detected in the area of a rig which grounded on the Isle of Lewis, off Scotland,…
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 04:58

UPDATED: Grounded rig's tanks damaged

Damage assessments by Smit Salvage and Transocean staff who boarded the grounded semisubmersible drilling rig Transocean Winner off the Isle…