Maintenance & Repair News


ABS Rubberstamps MODEC's New FPSO Hull Repair Method

Dec 24, 2020

Japanese FPSO contractor MODEC's new offshore repair method for FPSO hulls has received approval by the American Bureau of Shipping (“ABS”) as an original standard repair method. The offshore repair method was developed by MODEC and Toray Industries…

Equinor Taps Aker Solutions for Offshore Maintenance Work in Brazil

Nov 23, 2020

Norwegian energy industry services provider Aker Solutions has won a framework agreement with Equinor to provide maintenance and modifications services at the Peregrino field, offshore Brazil. The contract has a fixed period of four years and includes an option for a two-year extension…

Offshore Equipment Hydraulic Maintenance Tip-of-the-Day: Condition Monitoring

Oct 26, 2020

Tip #5: Condition Monitoring - If it isn’t broken, let it beContrary to popular belief, machines running smoothly should never be left alone. Regular hydraulic oil sampling will give insight to the overall systems health. Key indicators in the…

Offshore Equipment Hydraulic Maintenance Tip-of-the-Day: Tribology

Oct 19, 2020

Tip #1: Tribology - Assume All Hydraulic Components are Designed EquallyBelieve it or not, maintenance begins during the design phase. Moving parts create friction, and friction can lead to wear, ending in premature failure, especially when tribology is ignored…

Malaysia's Handal Nets Offshore Crane Maintenance Work with Carigali Hess

Oct 13, 2020

Malaysian offshore services firm Handal Energy has won a contract with Carigali Hess Operating Company to provide crane maintenance services.Handal said Tuesday that the contract had been awarded to its subsidiary Handal Cranes.Under the contract…

Dayang to Maintain Shell's Platform Topsides in Malaysia

Aug 18, 2020

Bursa Malaysia-listed offshore services company Dayang has won a contract with Shell in Malaysia for the provision of 'topside major maintenance services.'Dayang will provide the services for Shell's Malaysian subsidiaries Sarawak Shell and Sabah Shell Petroleum…

Siemens Gamesa to Service Senvion Wind Turbines at TWB II Wind Farm

Jul 16, 2020

Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will maintain offshore wind turbines at Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) wind farm, offshore Germany, under a five-year contract.SGRE said It is the first time for Siemens Gamesa to win an…

LR: Up to 40% of FPSO Maintenance Work 'Unnecessary'

Jul 08, 2020

As much as 40% of maintenance work carried out by FPSO vessel operators is unnecessary, the energy industry consultancy Lloyd’s Register (LR) has found.Lloyd’s Register (LR), found that by reducing these unwarranted manhours, operators could save on average almost £600…

Russia: Maintenance Work Kicks Off at Sakhalin-2 Project

Jun 15, 2020

Russia's Sakhalin-2 liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant has started maintenance work set to last for just over a month at one of the plant's two lines, the company said on Monday.Sakhalin Energy had originally planned for work to be done on both lines at the same time…

North Sea Major Taps EthosEnergy of Offshore Turbine Maintenance

May 20, 2020

EthosEnergy has been awarded a five-year turbine maintenance contract by a major North Sea operator for the support of its full fleet of gas turbines in the North Sea, UK.EthosEnergy said Wednesday the value of the contract was in multi-million pounds…

Spirit Energy Hires Three60 for Maintenance & Repair Works at UKCS Platforms

Apr 14, 2020

Offshore engineering company Three60 Energy has been awarded an engineering and support services contract to provide minor modification and repair services for Spirit Energy’s assets on the UK Continental Shelf'Three60 Energy has secured this…

Orsted Inks Taichung Lease for OWF

Feb 25, 2020

Orsted Taiwan Ltd announced that it has signed a 20-year wharf lease with Taiwan International Ports Corp (TIPC) for the development of its offshore wind farms (OWF) off Changhua County.The global offshore wind leader announced the signing of…

JFMS Bags Contract at East Anglia ONE

Feb 18, 2020

James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS), a part of James Fisher and Sons plc, the provider of specialist services to the marine industry , awarded  a contract to provide scheduled maintenance services at East Anglia ONE, located approximately 31 Nm southeast of the Port of Lowestoft…

Formosa 1 OWP Deploys RSL O&M

Jan 31, 2020

The 128MW Formosa 1 offshore (FOWI) wind farm, off the coast of Taiwan, has deployed operations and maintenance (O&M) software from Renewable Strategy Limited.The RSL Manager - a computerized maintenance management software (CMMS) system -  will monitor…

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