Offshore Construction News


Ocyan Aims for Bigger Offshore Platforms to Cement Comeback

Aug 04, 2020

Offshore oil industry supplier Ocyan plans to participate in bids for much bigger platforms than it currently has in Brazilian waters, the world’s largest market for floating platforms, Chief Executive Roberto Bischoff told Reuters.He said Ocyan…

IOG Orders Two Platforms for North Sea Gas Development

Aug 03, 2020

UK-based oil and gas company Independent Oil and Gas has ordered two offshore platforms for its Core Project Phase 1 development in the North Sea.The Core Project comprises gas resources across six discovered UK Southern North Sea ('SNS') gas fields…

ExxonMobil Extends Hebron Platform EPC Contract with Aker Solutions

Jul 28, 2020

Norwegian oilfield services company Aker Solutions has won a contract extension from ExxonMobil for the provision of engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services for the Hebron platform, offshore Newfoundland, Canada.The Hebron oil field is located offshore Newfoundland and Labrador…

Saipem Scores Offshore Wind Hat-Trick

Jul 22, 2020

Italian engineering and construction company Saipem has firmed up its growing presence in the offshore wind supply chain by securing three contracts worth 90 million euros in total at major wind farms being developed in the UK and France.In England…

McDermott Completes Pan Malaysia Offshore Projects

Jun 08, 2020

Offshore construction and installation company McDermott has said it has completed the Pan Malaysia Transportation and Installation Projects for Sarawak Shell Berhad and SapuraOMV, located offshore Miri, Sarawak.Awarded in November 2018, the…

Subsea 7 Secures 'Major' $750M-plus Offshore Wind EPCI Deal

Jun 03, 2020

Offshore installation firm Subsea 7 has clinched a major contract with SSE Renewables for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the foundations and inter-array cables for the Seagreen Offshore Wind Farm project…

SapuraEnergy Nets $179,6M in New Deals Across SE Asia

Jun 03, 2020

Malaysian energy and offshore services company Sapura Energy has revealed it has recently secured a batch of contracts across Southeast Asia worth RM766 million ($179,6 million) in total.The contracts are secured by Sapura Energy's subsidiaries…

Boskalis, Bouygues, Saipem JV to Build Fécamp OWF GBS

Jun 02, 2020

A consortium of Bouygues, Saipem, and Boskalis has been awarded the contract for design, construction, and installation of 71 concrete Gravity-Based Structures (GBS) which will serve as foundations for the Fécamp offshore wind farm turbines in Normandy…

Subsea 7 Scores 'Substantial' Offshore Wind Deal in Dutch North Sea

Apr 23, 2020

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 has won a 'substantial' contract for work on the first subsidy-free offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.The company has been tasked by Vatenfall to transport and install wind turbine monopile foundations…

DEME Hits Halfway Mark with Borssele Wind Farm Installation

Apr 10, 2020

Offshore installation company DEME Offshore has said made strong progress with the installation of the foundations for offshore wind turbines at Ørsted’sBorssele 1 & 2 Offshore Wind Farm in the Dutch North Sea, reaching the halfway mark. Having…

Gallery: Giant Crane Vessel Lifts Snorre A Module

Apr 07, 2020

World's largest semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir on Saturday picked up a module for Equinor's Snorre A platform from the quayside at Aibel's yard in Haugesund, Norway.The 220-meter long and 102-meter wide vessel Sleipnir recently arrived…

Aker Solutions Slashes 650 Jobs in Norway and UK. More Cuts Ahead

Apr 01, 2020

Norwegian offshore engineering and construction company Aker Solutions laid off 400 employees in Norway and 250 employees in the UK, as per April 1, and it might need to lay off up to 6000 employees in Norway. The company has said the layoffs are temporary…

Covid-19 May Impact Contract Executions, Subsea 7 Says

Apr 01, 2020

Offshore installation and construction company Subsea 7 has withdrawn its 2020 guidance and outlook statements given late in February, citing the impact of the coronavirus and the oil price crash.Subsea 7 had in February said that it expected increasing tendering activity for offshore work…

Seajacks Clinches Japanese Offshore Wind Farm Gig

Mar 30, 2020

UK-based firm Seajacks, an offshore wind power installation specialist, has signed a foundation installation contract with Kajima Corporation for an offshore wind farm project at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture, northern Japan…

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