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DONG building UK offshore wind farm

Dec 19, 2014

DONG Energy is constructing the offshore wind farm Burbo Bank Extension located 8km off the United Kingdom coast in Liverpool Bay. Image of DONG's Barrow Offshore Wind Farm. From DONG.    Burbo…

Gentle Giant headed for Sandbank wind farm

Dec 19, 2014

MENCK’s “Gentle Giant” will be used to assist Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems with the installation of subsea foundations for Project Sandbank, a new 72 turbine strong wind farm in the North Sea. The Gentle Giant…

Boskalis in US$91 million offshore wind farm gig

Dec 19, 2014

Iberdrola Renewables Offshore Deutschland GmbH awarded Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) in partnership with Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels) a US$91.8 million contract for the partial construction of the Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm in the German section of the Baltic Sea…

FMC to supply Eni's East Hub

Dec 18, 2014

FMC Technologies received an order worth $393 million from Eni Angola to supply subsea production systems for its deepwater Block 15/06 East Hub development. Eni is the operator of Block 15/06, while Sonangol EP is the concessionaire…

Prospect joins Wild Well Control

Dec 18, 2014

Prospect Flow Solutions is joining Wild Well Control to serve as its new advanced engineering group.    Since Prospect’s founding in 1999, Wild Well and its parent company have partnered with Prospect on a number of projects to deliver…

Rodi Marine building two FSVs for Swiftships

Dec 17, 2014

Rodi Marine Service signed a contract with Swiftships to build two additional 175 Foot DP-2 fast supply vessels (FSVs). The two additional vessels will be an extension of the two-boat order made by Rodi Marine in 2013. The Riley Claire…

Wärtsilä acquires L-3 Marine Systems

Dec 17, 2014

Wärtsilä is acquiring L-3 Marine Systems International (L-3 MSI) from L-3 Communications Holdings in a US$353 million deal. L-3 MSI is a business sector within L-3's Electronic Systems business segment primarily focused on the commercial ship industry…

Peak gets two new ISO test facilities

Dec 17, 2014

Peak Well Systems (Peak) commissioned two new ISO test facilities in Perth (Western Australia) and Aberdeen (UK). The new facilities provide a controlled environment in which to test downhole plug systems under extreme conditions for prolonged periods of time…

Ranger 2 commissioned for Pieter Schelte

Dec 17, 2014

The Swiss-based Allseas Group selected Sonardyne’s Ranger 2 Ultra-Short Baseline (USBL) acoustic positioning system for the world’s largest pipelay and platform installation/decommissioning vessel, Pieter Schelte. The Ranger 2 USBL system…

SBM able to weather oil price plummet

Dec 17, 2014

SBM Offshore CEO Bruno Chabas has said the firm is well positioned to weather the current down-turn in oil prices thanks to 90% of its backlog consisting of lease and operate income with dayrates not dependent on oil prices or production levels…

Danos gets Bristow contract

Dec 16, 2014

Bristow awarded Danos a contract to provide field support for Bristow’s six Gulf of Mexico bases. Five of the bases are located in Louisiana – Galliano, Houma, Intercoastal City, New Iberia and Venice – and one in Galveston, Texas.    Executives…

Technip sells US diving assets

Dec 16, 2014

Technip has completed the previously announced sale of its diving assets in the US Gulf of Mexico to Ranger Offshore Inc. As part of this transaction, Technip USA and Ranger Offshore have entered into a multiyear Diving Services Agreement covering Technip’s North America Region…

Kleven, MacGregor sign major contract

Dec 15, 2014

Norway’s Kleven awarded MacGregor a contract for 
six comprehensive deck handling equipment packages.  Image from Cargotec.   The contract will see MacGregor deliver Triplex 42 Multi-deck handlers…

Technip drops CGG approach

Dec 15, 2014

French engineering firm Technip has dropped its big to make an offer for fellow French seismic acquisition and services firm CGG. Technip's shares rose 6% on the announcement, while CGG's dropped 30%.  Technip, which first approached CGG over a possible offer on 10 November…

KBR announces restructure

Dec 12, 2014

Less than one year into his tenure as the President and CEO of KBR, Stuart Bradie will spend up to US$1 billion to streamline and reorganize the energy engineering and construction giant following the results of a strategic review he initiated in June…

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