Offshore Inspection, Repair, & Maintenance News


Aker Solutions to Keep Providing M&M Services for Giant Johan Sverdrup Field in Norway

Nov 18, 2022

Aker Solutions has secured a contract extension with Equinor in Norway to continue providing maintenance and modification services (M&M) on the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea.'The extension of the call off is done in accordance with an existing frame agreement that lasts until February 2026…

Shell Wraps Up Bonga FPSO Maintenance in Nigeria

Nov 18, 2022

Shell has completed a scheduled maintenance at its 200,000 barrels-per-day Bonga deep water storage and offloading vessel in Nigeria, a spokesperson said.The Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company said in a statement late on Thursday that the maintenance was completed in 22 days…

Shell Joins Project that Promises to Change Subsea Repair Game Using 3D Printing Tech

Nov 11, 2022

Oil major Shell has partnered with Kongsberg Ferrotech in a project that is developing tools to repair subsea assets using 3D printing technology.'Since 2021, Kongsberg Ferrotech has worked in a joint industry project with the partners Equinor…

Aker BP Hires ModuSpec for Offshore Rig Intake and Inspection Services

Nov 10, 2022

ModuSpec has secured a contract to provide rig intake and inspection services to the Norwegian oil company Aker BP.The contract includes assisting Aker BP ASA during the inspection and acceptance phases of Saipem's Scarabeo 8, 6th generation…

Rovco, HOM Partner Up for Offshore Wind Work in Japan

Nov 09, 2022

UK-based subsea robotic services firm Rovco, has signed an agreement with Japan's Horizon Ocean Management (HOM) for through-life subsea asset integrity and balance of plant survey solutions for the Japanese offshore wind market.HOM is a subsidiary…

Sparrows Wins FPSO Crane Maintenance Deal in Ghana

Nov 08, 2022

Energy industry engineering and maintenance services company Sparrows Group has secured a two-year contract to provide crane maintenance services onboard Tullow Oil’s FPSO Kwame Nkrumah at the Jubilee offshore oil field in Ghana.Sparrows will be responsible for the maintenance…

Offshore Wind: Ørsted Taps Sembmarine for Hornsea 2 Preventative Maintenance

Nov 04, 2022

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine said Friday its subsidiary Sembmarine SLP had won a Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) contract with the Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted for the Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm, one of the world’s largest…

Norway Increases Gas Pipeline Checks after Nord Stream Blasts, Gassco Head Says

Oct 27, 2022

Norway, now Europe's biggest supplier of natural gas, has increased its pipeline inspections in the wake of the suspected blasts on the Nord Stream system last month, the head of the country's gas supply infrastructure told Reuters. Following the Sept…

C-Innovation Secures Work in US Gulf

Oct 26, 2022

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) affiliate C-Innovation, (C-I) on Wednesday announced it has signed a multi-year contract with a major operator in the Gulf of Mexico, securing the C-Constructor to support the New Well Delivery Program and the Holiday for inspection…

DeepOcean Charters Simon Møkster MPSV 'Stril Server'

Oct 26, 2022

Marine services firm DeepOcean has entered into a two-year time charter agreement for Simon Møkster Shipping's Stril Server multi-purpose support vessel (MPSV), citing a growth in demand for specialist subsea services.DeepOcean's clients in…

TenneT Hires Semco Maritime, SeaRenergy Offshore Wind Grid Work

Oct 18, 2022

A consortium between Semco Maritime and SeaRenergy has secured a 5-year service contract with grid operator TenneT for offshore grid connection systems and offshore substations in Germany and The Netherlands.The duo will be responsible for the…

Russia Needs Permission for Its Ships to Inspect Nord Stream Damage - Novak

Oct 14, 2022

Russia needs permission for its vessels to conduct investigations into explosions that damaged Nord Stream pipelines in the Baltic Sea, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday. He did not specify who should grant the permission…

HAUV Featuring Adaptive Autonomy Deployed at Nordsee One

Sep 27, 2022

Trials of the state-of-the-art A.IKANBILIS hovering autonomous underwater vehicle (HAUV) conducted by Nordsee One GmbH and supported by manufacturer BeeX Pte Ltd and European partner Subsea Europe Services GmbH at the Nordsee One wind farm in…

Heavy Norwegian Gas Maintenance Adds to Energy Price Pressure

Aug 26, 2022

Norway, which has overtaken Russia as the biggest gas supplier to Europe in the wake of the war in Ukraine, will curtail its gas exports significantly next month due to heavy maintenance activity, with some work deferred from earlier this year…

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