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Seaway 7 to Convert 'Seven Phoenix' into Cable Layer

13 hours ago

Seaway 7, the renewables business unit of Subsea 7, is expanding its renewables fleet with a second cable lay vessel.The company, which has access to Subsea 7's pool of vessels, said Wednesday that the Seven Phoenix vessel would be converted…

Drydocks Starts Work on Jotun FPSO TMS

16 hours ago

Dubai's Drydocks World has begun work on a part of a turret mooring system for Jotun FPSO, for Bluewater Energy, with the end client being Var Energi in Norway.Namely, Drydocks said Wednesday it had held a steel-cutting ceremony to mark the start of production of the turntable project for the FPSO…

Taiwan: First Steel Cut for 'Green Jade' Offshore Installation Vessel

18 hours ago

The first steel cutting ceremony was held in Taiwan Wednesday for the Green Jade DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel, the first such vessel built in Taiwan.The vessel has been commissioned by CDWE, a joint venture between Taiwanese company CSBC and Belgian offshore contractor DEME…

Golar Unit CEO Takes Leave of Absence Amid Corruption Probe

Sep 29, 2020

Golar LNG said on Tuesday Hygo Energy Transition Ltd Chief Executive Officer Eduardo Antonello has taken leave of absence with immediate effect, following a corruption investigation involving him in Brazil.Golar said Antonello's leave was in…

Sovcomflot Returns Seismic Vessel to Polarcus

Sep 29, 2020

Russian firm Sovcomflot has returned the offshore seismic vessel Ivan Gubkin to its owner Polarcus.The 14-streamer 3D seismic vessel - originally named Polarcus Amani - had been on a charter with Sovcomflot since 2017 and should've stayed with Sovcomflot for five and a half years…

Keppel Starts Review of Struggling Offshore and Marine Business

Sep 29, 2020

Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corp said on Tuesday it had identified assets worth S$17.5 billion ($12.8 billion) that could potentially be monetized, including through sales, and started a review of its loss-making offshore and marine (O&M) business…

U.S., Greece Call for Peaceful Resolution of East-Med Maritime Disputes

Sep 28, 2020

The United States and Greece called on Monday for a peaceful resolution of maritime disputes in the east Mediterranean as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began a two-day trip to Greece amid increased regional tension over energy resources…

Maersk Supply Service, Ørsted Working on Offshore Charging Buoy

Sep 28, 2020

Danish offshore vessel specialist Maersk Supply Service and its compatriot offshore wind developer Ørsted have teamed up to test a prototype offshore charging buoy.The buoy will act as a safe mooring point and a charging station for vessels…

Milaha, Schlumberger to Build Stimulation Vessel

Sep 27, 2020

Qatar's maritime and logistics firm Milaha said it entered into a formal agreement with U.S. headquartered oilfield services firm Schlumberger to cooperate on projects that will localize the energy sector supply chain, including the construction of a Qatari offshore oil well stimulation vessel…

Canada Commits Nearly $240 Mln to Aid Offshore Oil Industry

Sep 25, 2020

Canada will spend C$320 million ($238.56 million) to support its offshore oil industry in Newfoundland and Labrador, which has struggled as coronavirus pandemic travel restrictions reduced demand, the government said on Friday.The funds are…

Harvey Gulf to Equip Eight More Vessels with Battery Systems

Sep 24, 2020

Harvey Gulf International Marine announced Thursday it will install 10 battery systems on board eight of its vessels as the U.S. based offshore vessel owner continues its efforts to transform its fleet for greener operations.Harvey Gulf said…

Manor's New CTV Sails on First Charter

Sep 24, 2020

U.K.-based marine services firm Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) said its newest crew transfer vessel (CTV), Manor Endurance, has embarked on its first charter supporting the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm, off the U.K.’s East Coast.The launch…

Schottel Thrusters for Russia-bound Ice-Breaking W2W Vessel

Sep 24, 2020

Dutch shipbuilder Royal Niestern Sander has ordered Schottel thrusters for what has been described as the world's first shallow-draught ice-breaking walk-to-work vessel, targeted for operation at the Russian Far East.Under the order from a joint…

Inmarsat's LTE Network to Cover Gulf of Mexico Offshore Vessels

Sep 24, 2020

Global mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat plans to extend its Fleet LTE coverage for offshore service vessels to the Gulf of Mexico.Inmarsat said that the decision to expand in the Gulf of Mexico followed successful trials with V…

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