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Saudi IMI Signs Jack-up Deal with GustoMSC

Oct 16, 2019

Saudi-based International Maritime Industries (IMI) has announced that it had signed a licence agreement with GustoMSC, a subsidiary of Houston rig and equipment builder National Oilwell Varco (NOV).The agreement entails a new GustoMSC drilling…

Ulstein Verft Builds Bernhard Schulte’s 3rd Vessel

Sep 26, 2019

Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein has started construction work on Bernhard Schulte Offshore’s third Ulstein-designed offshore wind vessel at Ulstein Verft.According a press note, initiate work tasks such as steel outfitting, mechanical outfitting…

Vallianz, Calm Oceans Build Offshore Mobile Platform

Aug 01, 2019

Singapore-based offshore service provider Vallianz Holdings has entered into a strategic partnership with the offshore oil and gas company Calm Oceans to construct the first Mono-Column Platform-Lite (MCP-Lite).The providers of offshore support…

Tolent Begins Triton Knoll Base Work

Jul 19, 2019

UK based contractor Tolent started work to construct a new multi-million offshore construction and operations base for Triton Knoll has officially started at Grimsby’s Royal Dock.Having been awarded the contract last month, Tolent has now begun work to construct control room…

Sentinel Midstream Mulls Offshore Terminal

Feb 14, 2019

Dallas-based oil and gas company Sentinel Midstream is planning to develop a deepwater crude oil export terminal, located near Freeport, Texas. The completed facility will be capable of fully loading Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) vessels.Texas…

New Leadership at MHWirth

Feb 14, 2019

German drilling equipment and machinery company MHWirth, a unit of Akastor ASA, has appointed Merrill A. “Pete” Miller Jr. as Executive Chairman and Eirik Bergsvik as CEO.Akastor Chairman Kristian Røkke said, 'Pete Miller has an incredible track…

DOF Scores North Sea Hat-trick

Dec 19, 2018

Norwegian subsea operating company DOF Subsea has been awarded three new contracts in the North Sea.The first of these contracts will see DOF Subsea undertake a workscope in the Norwegian North Sea involving subsea construction support and pre…

Heerema Fabrication Group Sells UK and Netherlands Yards

Nov 22, 2018

Dutch offshore construction and engineering company Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) intends to divest a significant part of its activities in the field of design and fabrication of complex steel constructions for the offshore market.HFG has…

Sapura Energy Wins Contracts in Mexico, Malaysia

Nov 21, 2018

Malaysia-based integrated oil and gas services Sapura Energy Berhad has strengthened its presence in Mexico and Malaysia with new contract wins valued at approximately RM1.75 billion (USD 410 mln).The new contracts have lifted the company’s…

ABS and Sembcorp Marine Pioneer Cyber Security Standard for New Vessels

Nov 15, 2018

The global provider of classification and technical advisory services to the marine and offshore industries ABS awarded a Cyber Security-Ready (CS-Ready) Notation to a Sembcorp Marine jack-up drilling rig built to its proprietary Pacific Class 400 design…

Van Oord Bags Husky Energy's West White Rose Project

Oct 19, 2018

Dutch offshore and dredging services specialist Van Oord has been awarded the contract to carry out offshore installation works for the West White Rose Project of the east coast of Newfoundland, Canada.The project will give Canadian oil company…

Lukoil Groundbreaking Ceremony at Rakushechnoye Field

Oct 17, 2018

Russia's Lukoil informed its President Vagit Alekperov, jointly with Head of the Astrakhan Region Sergey Morozov, took part in the official groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of infrastructure facilities of Rakushechnoye field…

McDermott Starts Total's Tyra Fabrication

Oct 17, 2018

McDermott International held a first steel-cutting ceremony at its fabrication yard in Batam, Indonesia, to mark the commencement of fabrication for the Tyra Redevelopment project.The provider of technology, engineering and construction solutions…

BP's Tortue Project FEED Contract Awarded to KBR

Oct 14, 2018

UK operating subsidiary of KBR has been awarded a Front End Engineering Design (FEED) contract by BP for Phase 1 of the Tortue field Hub/Terminal development located on the maritime border between Senegal and Mauritania.The agreement contains…

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