Offshore Asia News


Van Oord Wins Cable Install Work

Sep 18, 2019

Van Oord said it has been awarded the contract by Ørsted for the cable installation works at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms located between 35 and 60 kilometers off the west coast of Changhua County, Taiwan.Van Oord is responsible for the transportation…

SeaBird Tallies Australasia Survey

Sep 11, 2019

Marine seismic surveyor SeaBird Exploration said it has been awarded a contact to acquire 2D seismic data in the Australasia region. The survey is due to commence during the fourth quarter of 2019 and is estimated to run for approximately three to four months plus mobilization…

Sif Opens Japanese Sales Office

Sep 10, 2019

Steel tubular manufacturer Sif said it has opened a Tokyo sales office in a move to capitalize on developing offshore wind projects in the region.The company said in a statement that it has closely followed market developments in Japan since 2015 and…

Ørsted Sees Huge Offshore Wind Potential in S Korea

Sep 09, 2019

Ørsted A/S, the world’s largest offshore wind power producer, said it sees high potential in the Korean offshore wind power market, intending to build long-term, sustainable relationships with the Korean government and companies.“South Korea is a peninsula surrounded by three seas…

Dongfang Topside Floated Out in China

Sep 05, 2019

Heavy lift and transport company ALE said it performed an 18,000t topside load-out and floatover transportation from a yard in Zhuhai, China. The topside will form part of a new offshore platform in the Dongfang gas fields in the South China Sea to support natural gas development in the region…

NOV to Supply Japanese Mega Jack-up

Sep 04, 2019

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) said that it was awarded a contract to design and build equipment for one of the world's largest offshore wind turbine installation vessels. Financial details were not disclosed.According to a press release, NOV…

Sembcorp Marine Reports New Contracts

Sep 02, 2019

Sembcorp Marine said it has won a raft of new projects valued at S$400 million (US$288 million) that includes floating production conversion projects, offshore wind farm jacket foundations fabrication and cruise ship upgrades.THe company's Sembcorp…

China, Philippines: 'Bigger Step' Possible Offshore

Aug 30, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a 'bigger step' in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South China Sea if they can 'properly' handle their dispute over sovereignty.Xi made the remarks…

SGRE Hires SMC at Formosa 1 Offshore

Aug 30, 2019

UK-based Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has been awarded a contract to provide Marine Coordination services to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) at the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm, Taiwan’s first commercial offshore windfarm.The Formosa…

Polarcus Wins Work in Southeast Asia

Aug 27, 2019

UAE-based offshore geophysical company Polarcus said it has been awarded a contract to carry out an XArray marine seismic acquisition project in Southeast Asia.The project will commence in the fourth quarter of 2019 with an approximate duration of 40 days.

Eni Consortium Awarded Block Offshore Indonesia

Aug 26, 2019

Indonesia awarded West Ganal oil and gas exploration block in offshore Makassar strait to a consortium of Eni Indonesia Ltd, PT Pertamina and Neptune Energy West Ganal B.V, Deputy Energy Minister Arcandra Tahar said on Monday.The consortium set a $159…

Chinese Survey Ship Nears Vietnam Coast

Aug 25, 2019

A Chinese survey vessel on Saturday extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam's coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United States and Australia expressed concern about China's actions in the disputed waterways.The Haiyang…

FES Bags Multiple DBSC Orders

Aug 21, 2019

Fluid transfer systems provider FES International said it has secured four new orders to deliver is Diver Bend Stiffener Connectors (DBSCs) to projects across Asia, Africa and Europe.The 31 DBSCs will be supplied for projects taking place in the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea…

Kennare Joins Xodus Group

Aug 21, 2019

Energy consultancy Xodus Group has appointed a new field development director for Asia-Pacific (APAC) as the company targets strategic growth and new projects in the region.David Kennare joins Xodus from Peritus Group where he was managing director for the company’s operations in Houston…

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