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Kvaerner Eyes FPSO, Renewables Growth

Sep 16, 2019

Norwegian engineering and construction services company Kvaerner said it will ramp up its focus on floating production and renewables projects in an effort to achieve 40% growth within two years.Going forward, Kvaerner will expand operations…

Jan De Nul Enters French Offshore Wind Market

Sep 12, 2019

Luxembourg-headquartered maritime contractor Jan De Nul Group has signed its first offshore wind construction contract in France.Sodraco International SAS, a French subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, has signed a contract to transport and install…

Subsea 7 Wins Saudi Aramco Contract

Sep 10, 2019

Subsea 7 announced on Tuesday it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract from Saudi Aramco for a second package for the Marjan increment projects offshore Saudi Arabia.  The contract is awarded…

Dongfang Topside Floated Out in China

Sep 05, 2019

Heavy lift and transport company ALE said it performed an 18,000t topside load-out and floatover transportation from a yard in Zhuhai, China. The topside will form part of a new offshore platform in the Dongfang gas fields in the South China Sea to support natural gas development in the region…

Esvagt Delivers New SOV to MHI Vestas

Sep 05, 2019

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has taken delivery of the ESVAGT Albert Betz service operation vessel (SOV) purpose-built for the 269MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.The joint venture by Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries informed…

NOV to Supply Japanese Mega Jack-up

Sep 04, 2019

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) said that it was awarded a contract to design and build equipment for one of the world's largest offshore wind turbine installation vessels. Financial details were not disclosed.According to a press release, NOV…

World's Largest OWP Opens Base at Humberside

Sep 04, 2019

Ørsted has officially opened the Hornsea Two Offshore Construction Base (HTOCB) for its 1400MW Hornsea 2 project at Humberside Airport in Lincolnshire.The building, formerly a police station at the airport, will now house around 30 Ørsted employees…

Sembcorp Marine Reports New Contracts

Sep 02, 2019

Sembcorp Marine said it has won a raft of new projects valued at S$400 million (US$288 million) that includes floating production conversion projects, offshore wind farm jacket foundations fabrication and cruise ship upgrades.THe company's Sembcorp…

The Gulf of Mexico Way

Aug 25, 2019

Following a “Gulf of Mexico way” of project execution strategy, standardizing equipment, opting for subsea solutions where possible and focusing on efficient drilling methods is saving $1.3 billion on the Equinor-operated Peregrino Phase 2 heavy oil project offshore Brazil…

TechnipFMC Tallies Shell PowerNap Award

Aug 22, 2019

TechnipFMC has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract by Shell for the deepwater PowerNap project, located in the US Gulf of Mexico, the services company announced on Thursday.The award, an integrated…

Awilco Orders 'Boat-In-A-Box' Davit System

Aug 20, 2019

Xervo by SH Group, the producer of the approved conventional NORSOK lifeboat systems, The Boat-In-A-Box davit system, said it has signed a contract for the first option with Awilco Drilling. Like the first order, the option includes the delivery…

SBM's Third Fast4Ward Hull Under Construction

Aug 08, 2019

Construction on SBM Offshore's third Fast4Ward floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) hull recently began at Chinese shipyard Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding and Offshore (SWS), the Dutch FPSO provider revealed on Thursday…

McDermott Wins EPCI Contract from Saudi Aramco

Aug 01, 2019

McDermott International announced it has been awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco to provide engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of a production deck module (PDM) in the Hasbah gas field with hook-up and modification…

KBR Wins Aramco Offshore Contract

Jul 31, 2019

American engineering company KBR, Inc., announced that it has been awarded a project management contract by Saudi Aramco to provide project management services for Saudi Aramco's offshore program.KBR will provide project management and engineering…

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