Maersk News

Semco Maritime Extends Maersk Innovator Cantilever

Sep 20, 2018

Maersk Drilling’s ultra-harsh environment jack-up Maersk Innovator is now heading for operation at the Buzzard field in the Central North Sea following a six-week yard stay at Invergordon, during which main contractor Semco Maritime has extended…

Maersk inks two North Sea jackup contracts

Oct 12, 2017

Maersk Drilling has been awarded two contract extensions in the North Sea. The jackup Maersk Resolve has been awarded a contract extension by Wintershall Noordzee for the drilling of a third well in the ongoing drilling campaign in the North Sea…

12 new licenses awarded in North Sea

Jul 13, 2017

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has offered for award 12 licenses to 11 companies, including Statoil, BP, Shell, Maersk, Apache and EnQuest in the 2016 Supplementary Offshore Licensing Round. Fourteen blocks were originally on offer in this Supplementary Round…

Culzean jackets set sail to North Sea

Jul 07, 2017

Maersk Oil’s Culzean jackets have set sail for their final destination in the UK North Sea, following the completion of construction by Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG). Image from Heerema. According to HFG…

Going where no coilhose has gone before

Jul 01, 2017

Marie Morkved shows how a desire to eschew ‘how we’ve always done it’ helped Maersk Oil take a different approach to well intervention – using coiled hose on its UK North Sea Balloch field. Coilhose…

Rosneft, Maersk hit by Petya cyber attack

Jun 28, 2017

Rosneft and A. P. Moller Maersk, which owns drilling firm Maersk Drilling and oil firm Maersk Oil, as well as a huge container shipping business, are among a slew of companies across the globe hit by the Petya ransomeware virus.  The virus…

RockRose closer to Maersk assets acquisition

Jun 15, 2017

The UK's Oil and Gas Authority has cleared Maersk Oil North Sea to assign its interest in license P218 to new independent RockRose Energy. The license contains the Scott (Maersk 5.16%) and Telford (Maersk 2.36%) fields. Scott and Telford are operated by Nexen through the Scott platform…

Maersk Oil to cut 160 jobs in Denmark

Jan 10, 2017

Maersk Oil is planning to cut 160 jobs from its Danish business unit following an 'organizational review.' The firm said the results of the review of the Danish business unit would 'simplify its organization to improve efficiency,' and create a more cost-efficient operating model…

Two Maersk vessels sink off France

Dec 22, 2016

Maersk Supply Services has confirmed that two of its vessels have sunk off the coast of France today (22 December), while being towed to a Turkish shipyard for recycling. Image of one of the vessels that sunk off the coast of France…

Frames contracted to Maersk Culzean project

Nov 17, 2016

Sembcorp Marine subsidiary SMOP has awarded Dutch firm Framesa contract for the supply of two seawater electrochlorination systems, one wellhead control panel complete with a hydraulic power unit, and three hydraulic power units for topside and subsea valves…

Maersk unveils new Integrated Solutions business

Nov 03, 2016

Maersk Supply Service has launched a new Integrated Solutions business that will support the company’s ambition to become a leading integrator of marine services and solutions for the energy sector. With vessel operations remaining the core business…

Maersk Drilling cuts more jobs

Oct 24, 2016

Maersk Drilling is reducing its workforce at its Copenhagen headquarters by 70 in response to the continued market decline and reduced industry activity. Image from Maersk. The…

Royal IHC inks Culzean FSO EPC

Oct 19, 2016

Royal IHC has signed a new contract for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a tandem mooring and offloading system for a floating, storage and offloading (FSO) vessel. Image from Royal IHC…

Maersk names newest jackup Maersk Invincible

Oct 17, 2016

Maersk Drilling has named its fourth XL Enhanced ultra harsh environment jackup the Maersk Invincible, on 14 October at a ceremony held at the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in South Korea. Maersk Invincible…

Updated: DEA submits Dvalin PDO

Oct 03, 2016

DEA has submitted the plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Dvalin field (previously named Zidane) to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy in Norway. Dvalin will be the company’s first operated field development project in Norway…

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