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Maersk Supply Service Wins UK Job

2 hours ago

Maersk's offshore services arm has been awarded a contract to provide towing and mooring installation work for an unnamed floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) in the North Sea.The work scope includes project management, engineering…

Lankhorst Ropes Slings for Dolphin Upgrade Project

Nov 12, 2019

Lankhorst Ropes has supplied heavy lift slings to Subsea 7's heavy lifting arm Seaway 7 for the Dolphin Accommodation Upgrade Project (DAUP) on the East Coast Marine Area (ECMA), offshore Trinidad and Tobago. The project comprises provision of a Permanent Living Quarter Module (PLQ)…

New Offshore/Subsea Lever Hoist Launched

Nov 11, 2019

Offshore lifting hoists and chains specialist William Hackett has launched SSL5 offshore and subsea lever hoist, incorporating its patented quad pawl (QP) mechanism.“It’s a piece of engineering innovation that will transform safety levels globally…

Jan De Nul On Track with Formosa 2

Nov 01, 2019

Following the award of the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of the foundations and subsea cables for the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) in May 2019, Jan De Nul Group is on track with all project preparations…

Seaway 7 Scores Taiwan Job

Oct 31, 2019

Seaway 7, Subsea 7's renewables and heavy lifting business unit, has won a contract from Jan de Nul for the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm project in Taiwan.The contract scope includes the transportation, pre-piling and installation of 47 jacket foundations for wind turbines…

Crane Vessel Sets GoM Lift Record

Oct 30, 2019

One of the world's largest crane vessels has set a new local heavy lift record of 11,100t for the Gulf of Mexico.The record lift, performed by the Saipem 7000 on October 7, took place during the installation of a gas compression module for the…

McDermott Delivers Abkatun-A2 Platform

Oct 28, 2019

McDermott International said it has completed and delivered the Abkatun-A2 production platform for customer PEMEX Exploracion y Produccion in Mexico's Bay of Campeche in the Gulf of Mexico.'With substantial completion of the Abkatun-A2 Platform project successfully achieved…

Jan De Nul Group Opts for SCHOTTEL

Oct 24, 2019

Jan De Nul Group’s new Offshore Jack-Up Installation Vessel (JUV) Voltaire – built at COSCO Shipyard in Qidong, China, and set set to be delivered in 2022 – will be powered by propulsion solutions from SCHOTTEL. The four rudderpropellers and…

CNOOC Q3 Capital Spending Surges

Oct 24, 2019

CNOOC Ltd, the listed arm of China's largest offshore oil and gas producer, on Thursday reported a 27.9% jump in capital spending in the third quarter amid Beijing's push to boost oil and gas exploration and production.Capital expenditure at CNOOC reached 19…

GE Powers World’s Largest Crane Vessel

Oct 23, 2019

In September, Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Sleipnir completed its first project, installing the topsides for the Leviathan development in the Mediterranean, a world record lift.At 220 meters long and 102 meters wide…

Mooring Change-out for the Alba FSU

Oct 23, 2019

Services firm InterMoor said it said it swapped out 12 mooring lines on the Chevron-operated Alba floating storage unit (FSU) currently moored in 140 meters water depth in the UK North Sea.The scope of the project included engineering, procurement…

McDermott in Financing Deal of Up to $1.7 Bln

Oct 21, 2019

U.S. oilfield services company McDermott International Inc on Monday agreed with some of its lenders for additional funding of up to $1.7 billion, sending its shares up 25% in trading before the bell.Under the terms, the company said it would have immediate access to $650 million in financing…

Martin Linge, Njord Cost Estimates Climb

Oct 07, 2019

Norway's Martin Linge offshore oil and gas project will cost $865 million more than previously expected and take an extra half year to come on line, the government and operator Equinor announced on Monday.The government has also raised its estimate…

Saipem Wins BP Azerbaijan Job

Oct 04, 2019

Saipem, in consortium with Boshelf LLC and STAR GULF FZCO, has recently been awarded three new contracts by BP for the development of the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli oil and gas (ACG) field offshore Azerbaijan.Saipem has been a key contractor in this field since the 1990s…

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