Offshore News

 

First Jack-up Rig Built for IMI Loaded Out

May 17, 2022

International Maritime Industries (IMI), which describes itself as the largest shipyard in the MENA region, and offshore construction firm Lamprell on Tuesday announced the successful completion of the load-out and float-off of the first jackup drilling unit being constructed for IMI.The jack-up rig will now undergo intensive mechanical completion and commissioning before being transferred to IMI’s yard in Ras Al Khair…

World's First 8th Generation Drillship Named in Singapore

May 18, 2022

Deepwater Atlas, the world's first 8th generation drillship, was recently named at a ceremony in Singapore. The news of the naming ceremony, held late in April, was shared by Transocean, a drilling contractor that owns the vessel, via social media this week…

Liberty Green Creates Offshore Wind Consortium

May 17, 2022

Liberty Green Logistics LLC, (Lake Success, NY) formed an offshore wind supply chain consortium to provide 'Factory to Farm' logistical support and integrated supply chain services to the U.S. offshore wind industry. The consortium is on a non…

Helix Energy Solutions to Buy Alliance Companies to Boost Presence in Gulf of Mexico Decommissioning Space

May 17, 2022

U.S.-based offshore oil and gas services firm  Helix Energy Solutions Group is set to buy equity interests of Louisiana-baed Alliance group of companies for $120 million cash at closing, plus the potential for post-closing earnout consideration…

Ørsted, TSS Hold Naming Ceremony for First Asia-built SOV

May 17, 2022

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and Taiwanese vessel company Ta San Shang Marine Co. Ltd. held a ceremony in Taichung on Tuesday to christen and name the first-ever purpose-built Service Operation Vessel (SOV) 'TSS Pioneer' in the Asia-Pacific region…

VIDEO: Anchors and Mooring Lines in Place for Saitec's DemoSATH Floater

May 17, 2022

Danish offshore vessel company Maersk Supply Service has installed six mooring lines and six anchors for the DemoSATH floating wind project at the BIMEP open sea test site in the Biscay Bay off the coast of Armintza, Spain.SATH Technology is…

DOF Wins $260M in AHTS, ROV Deals with Petrobras in Brazil

May 16, 2022

Oslo-listed offshore vessel operator DOF has, through its Brazilian subsidiaries, won new long-term charter and service contracts with Petrobras for four AHTS vessels and ROVs. The vessels, Skandi Angra, Skandi Paraty, Skandi Urca, and Skandi Fluminense…

CBED to Provide Accommodation Vessel for German North Sea Wind Farm Projects

May 16, 2022

Offshore accommodation company CBED has won a contract for its Wind Innovation vessel on the DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms in the German North Sea.'With the operations and maintenance service contract with DanTysk Sandbank Offshore Wind GmbH & Co…

NOIA: U.S. Gov't Move Against Offshore Oil & Gas Lease Sales 'Devastating to Americans'

May 13, 2022

Erik Milito, president of the U.S. National Ocean Industries Association, said this week that the U.S. government's decision not to hold offshore oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska’s Cook Inlet was expected, but also 'devastating to Americans…

Viking Supply Ships' Four AHTS Deal In Russia Canceled

May 13, 2022

Swedish offshore vessel operator Viking Supply Ships has informed that a previously announced contract in Russia for four of its anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels has now been canceled.Viking Supply Ships had early on February 8 said it had secured a multi-season contract worth 18…

U.S. Scraps Three Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sales

May 13, 2022

The Biden administration on Wednesday said it would scrap three planned sales of offshore oil and gas leases in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico.In a statement, the Department of Interior said it was not moving forward with an auction for drilling…

TotalEnergies Confirms U.S. Offshore Wind Award. Says Wind Farm Could Come Online by 2030

May 13, 2022

After the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced TotalEnergies and Duke Energy Corp as the winners of two offshore wind leases in federal waters off the coast of North and South Carolina on Wednesday, the confirmation came Friday from TotalEnergies…

AMSC to Buy Normand Maximus OSCV for $157M. Agrees Charter with Solstad Offshore

May 12, 2022

American Shipping Company ASA (AMSC) has agreed to acquire the Normand Maximus construction support vessel from Maximus Limited, a company controlled by its secured lenders.In parallel with the transaction, AMSC will enter into a long-term bareboat…

Edison Chouest Offshore to Provide SOV for U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Owned by Equinor, BP

May 12, 2022

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, has awarded Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) a long-term service operations vessel charter. The vessel will service the Empire Wind offshore wind farm project located 15-30 miles southeast of Long Island…

Boskalis Raises Full-Year Core Profit Guidance

May 12, 2022

Dutch dredging and marine services firm Boskalis raised its full-year core profit forecast on Thursday, pointing to a well-filled order book and favorable market outlook in the short and medium-term.Boskalis, which also offers services and contracting…

Current News

World's First 8th Generation Drillship Named in Singapore

World's First 8th Generation Drillship Named in Singapore

VIDEO: Hook-Up of Liza Unity FPSO Offshore Guyana

VIDEO: Hook-Up of Liza Unity FPSO Offshore Guyana

FUELTRAX Taps IMS for Middle East Sales

FUELTRAX Taps IMS for Middle East Sales

EU Unveils $220B Escape Route from Russian Fossil Fuels by 2027

EU Unveils $220B Escape Route from Russian Fossil Fuels by 2027

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine