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LQT awarded two accommodation projects

Aug 18, 2015

Image: LQT Industries, LLC LQT Industries, LLC has been awarded two projects to upgrade and refurbish single lift accommodations that house a total of 320 personnel on a drillship and a semisubmersible located in the Gulf of Mexico…

Aquatic wins Moho Nord work

Aug 18, 2015

Aquatic Engineering and Construction Ltd. has been awarded a multimillion dollar contract on the US$10 billion Moho Nord subsea project, 75 km off the coast of the Republic of Congo, West Africa. The contract was awarded by a UK-based subcontractor working for Total E&P Congo…

TCO expands workforce

Aug 18, 2015

Image: Paul Betteridge, TCO director/TCO TCO has confirmed a continuation of strong sales results, leading to the expansion of its Aberdeen workforce by a third. Within the past six months…

Accenture to buy Schlumberger unit

Aug 18, 2015

Global management consultancy and services firm Accenture has agreed to acquire Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC), Schlumberger's management consulting unit. Accenture says the acquisition will expand its capabilities in helping…

Shell, COSCOL sign transport contract

Aug 17, 2015

COSCO Shipping Co. Ltd. (COSCOL) has signed a contract with Shell Offshore Inc. for the transportation of the Appomattox semisubmersible offshore platform hull from South Korea to Ingleside, Texas. This contract was awarded as part of an enterprise frame agreement between Shell and COSCOL…

Sonardyne opens French office

Aug 17, 2015

Sonardyne, a specialists in subsea navigation and positioning technology, has opened its first permanent office in France to expand its presence in the region. The announcement follows the opening of a second Sonardyne office in Brazil earlier this year…

Oil spill recovery system sets record

Aug 14, 2015

Norwegian offshore player Egersund Group recently set a new oil spill recovery record when its newly developed Marine Oil Spill (MOS) Sweeper system managed to recover 96.4% of oil released in a North Sea exercise.     Image…

TAM restructures regional support

Aug 12, 2015

Image: TAM International TAM International has restructured its regional businesses into two individual hemisphere-based groups in order to achieve higher performance rates and streamline its business objectives…

Trendsetter completes containment project

Aug 12, 2015

Trendsetter Engineering has completed work on a containment toolkit that can be deployed to minimize the environmental impact of a subsea well incident. This follows their delivery of four subsea well capping stacks, designed to shut in an uncontrolled subsea well…

Carisbrooke adds to fleet

Aug 12, 2015

Image: TIP OSLO/Carisbrooke Shipping Carisbrooke Shipping recently welcomed eight modern, high quality 8000 dead weight tonne general cargo vessels to their commercially-managed fleet…

InterMoor completes Heidelberg hook-up

Aug 12, 2015

InterMoor provided Anadarko Petroleum Corp. with rapid hook-up services for their Heidelberg truss spar in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico after stepping in at short notice for another contractor. The company hooked up the 80,000 b/d spar to three mooring lines in Green Canyon block 860…

IWCF launches online training system

Aug 11, 2015

Image: IWCF employees review FORUM/IWCF The International Well Control Forum (IWCF), the independent organization that sets international well control standards, has launched a new online administration system called “FORUM…

OceanWorks wins subsea contract

Aug 11, 2015

Safe Marine Transfer (SMT), under an initiative to develop a “Deepwater Permanent Subsea Pressure Compensated Chemical Storage and Injection System” has awarded OceanWorks a contract for a substantial engineering effort to define, engineer and quantify the equipment required…

Keppel O&M secures FPSO conversion and more

Aug 11, 2015

Keppel Offshore & Marine’s (Keppel O&M) wholly owned subsidiary Keppel Shipyard  has secured a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) conversion contract as well as three repair, upgrade and modification contracts worth a total of about US$89 million (S$125 million)…

Harkand completes Swordfish upgrade

Aug 11, 2015

Harkand has successfully completed the US$10.5 million upgrade of its Gulf of Mexico based dive support vessel (DSV) Swordfish. Originally built in 2007, the Swordfish is the youngest DSV in this region and has been upgraded to the highest safety standards in the offshore industry…

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