Recycling News


Dolphin Drilling to Sell and Recycle Semi-Sub Rig

Jun 12, 2024

Oslo-listed offshore drilling firm Dolphin Drilling has made a strategic decision to sell and recycle the semi-submersible drilling rig Dolphin Leader, recently acquired from Transocean.The decision aligns with Dolphin Drilling's ongoing efforts…

DeepOcean Grabs Offshore Recycling Contract in UK

Jun 05, 2024

Ocean services provider DeepOcean has been awarded a significant recycling project from an international operator, to be executed on the UK continental shelf.DeepOcean's Aberdeen office will oversee project management and engineering operations…

BW Offshore Sets Out Plans to Recycle FPSO Petróleo Nautipa

Apr 12, 2024

BW Offshore has signed an agreement to recycle FPSO Petróleo Nautipa in compliance with the Hong Kong International Convention at Baijnath Melaram ship recycling facility in India.BW Offshore intend to have BW Offshore personnel continuously at the site during the recycling period…

M.A.R.S. Chosen for Sustainable Recycling of EnQuest's Heather Alpha Topsides

Jul 18, 2023

Offshore installation and decommissioning services firm Allseas has awarded Modern American Recycling Services Europe (‘M.A.R.S.’) a contract for project management and engineering, receipt with load-in assistance, dismantling, and disposal…

SBM Offshore Picks M.A.R.S. for Sustainable Decommissioning of FPSO Capixaba

May 17, 2023

Modern American Recycling Services Europe, A/S (M.A.R.S.) has been awarded a contract by SBM Offshore for dismantling and green recycling of SBM Offshore’s FPSO Capixaba. The FPSO Capixaba is 362 m long, with a Light Displacement Tonnage of 54…

Veslefrikk B Platform Arrives to M.A.R.S Yard for Recycling

Sep 02, 2022

Modern American Recycling Services Europe (M.A.R.S.) said Friday that Equinor's Veslefrikk B platform had arrived in the Port of Frederikshavn, where it will be recycled.The Veslefrikk B arrived at the M.A.R.S quayside on Wednesday, August 31…

Gallery: Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Vessel Removes 11,000t Gyda Offshore Jacket

Jul 19, 2022

Offshore installation and decommissioning contractor Allseas said Tuesday it had successfully removed and transported to shore Repsol Norge’s 30,000-tonne Gyda platform 'in a matter of days.'According to the company, Allseas' Pioneering Spirit…

Liberty to Use Peterson's Great Yarmouth Yard for Decommissioning of Offshore Facilities

Jun 27, 2022

Peterson and Liberty Industrial (Liberty) have entered a strategic alliance that will allow Liberty exclusive use of the Peterson Great Yarmouth Outer Harbour yard facility in the UK.The yard will be used to decommission offshore topsides, jackets…

Aker Solutions to Recycle Heimdal and Veslefrikk Offshore Platforms

Dec 23, 2021

Norwegian offshore energy engineering and construction services firm Aker Solutions has won a contract with Heerema Marine Contractors to recycle offshore installations from the Heimdal and Veslefrikk fields in Norway.The firm contract follows a letter of intent signed in March 2021…

VIDEO: Tyra East, West Platforms Removed

Aug 07, 2020

Oil and gas company Noreco has said that the Tyra East and Tyra West integrated processing and accommodation platforms in the Danish North Sea have been safely removed, as part of the Tyra redevelopment project.Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit vessel has earlier this week removed the 14…

NGO Pushes for Green Recycling in North Sea

Sep 05, 2019

With the oil and gas sector seeing a downturn since 2014, the Platform has documented an increasing number of offshore units sold for scrap.While the recycling of fixed installations occurs under strict regulations, there are serious concerns regarding the recycling of floating structures…

Spirit to Decommission Morecambe Field

Feb 21, 2019

Spirit Energy has handed in draft decommissioning proposals for two installations and associated pipelines at its South Morecambe field in the east Irish Sea.Alongside the removal and recycling of a combined 22,000 tons of platform infrastructure…

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