Offshore Asia News


Sapura Energy Nets $284M in Offshore Contracts

Jul 23, 2021

Malaysia's offshore services firm Sapura Energy has won new contracts worth RM1.2 billion (around $284 million) in its Engineering and Construction (E&C), Operations and Maintenance (O&M) and Drilling divisions.In Engineering & Construction…

Jan De Nul Installs Export Cables for Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Jul 23, 2021

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul has installed four export cables for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. Jan De Nul used its cable-laying vessel Willem de Vlamingh to install with cables of total length of 34 kilometers.'Thanks to her shallow draft design…

Transocean Sees Multiple Offshore Rig Deals Awarded, One Terminated in Q2

Jul 22, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean on Wednesday released its quarterly offshore drilling rig fleet status report, which shows one contract terminated in Norway, and several new deals secured Norway, U.S. Gulf, Brazil, Angola, Brunei, and…

Shell Eyes Sale of Stakes in Malaysian Offshore Oil and Gas Fields

Jul 22, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell launched the sale of its stakes in oil and gas fields it does not operate off the coast of Malaysia, according to a document seen by Reuters.The Anglo-Dutch company announced in March that it was considering selling its stakes…

Kawasaki Picks Sonardyne Tech for Its SPICE AUV

Jul 22, 2021

Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries has ordered from Sonardyne a suite of subsea navigation, positioning, and communications technologies to navigate, track and control its first commercial SPICE autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs).The SPICE  AUV…

World's Largest: Sunseap to Build $2B Floating Solar Farm in Batam, Indonesia

Jul 22, 2021

Singapore's Sunseap Group says it plans to spend $2 billion to build the world's largest floating solar farm and energy storage system in neighboring Indonesian city Batam, which will double its renewable power generation capacity.The floating photovoltaic system is expected to have a capacity of 2…

Japan's Power Plan to Rattle Australian Coal, LNG exporters

Jul 22, 2021

Japan has been largely forgotten as a source of demand for energy commodities, overshadowed by the rapid rise of China, but the country's new electricity generation targets will shake the market up.For many years Japan has been viewed as a largely…

Svitzer Nets 10-Year Deal for Towing Services at Offshore LNG Terminal in the Philippines

Jul 21, 2021

Maersk's Svitzer, a maritime towage provider, has recently signed a 10-year deal with FGEN LNG, a First Gen subsidiary, for towage and other vessel support services required by FGEN LNG’s Offshore LNG Terminal in the Philippines.The LNG Terminal…

Japan's JFE to Invest $363,3M in New Offshore Wind Monopile Plants

Jul 21, 2021

Japan's JFE Engineering Corporation is set to build a factory for the construction of monopile foundations and transition pieces for the offshore wind industry. The company also has plans to build jacket-type foundations in the future.'The monopile…

Solstad Offshore Nets Medium-term Deals for Offshore Construction Vessel Duo

Jul 21, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore said Tuesday it had secured two contracts for its large construction vessels.The medium-term contracts are for the vessels Normand Navigator and Normand Frontier.The Normand Navigator, a 142,6 meters long vessel built in 2015…

La Gan Wind Taps Fugro, Partners for Geotechnical Survey Off Vietnam

Jul 20, 2021

Offshore wind developer La Gan Wind, owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), Asiapetro, and Novasia, has awarded an offshore geotechnical contract to a consortium led by Vietsovpetro, PTSC G&S, and Fugro.The award is part of CIP’s…

South Korean Shipbuilder Eyes Floating Wind Opportunities

Jul 20, 2021

South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries is joining the offshore wind industry through the development of an independent offshore wind floater model able to operate in extreme marine environments.The company said Monday it had received Approval in Principle (AiP) for its 9…

Oil Search Rejects $6.5B Takeover Offer from Santos

Jul 20, 2021

Oil Search rejected an unsolicited takeover proposal from Santos Ltd that valued the Papua New Guinea-focused oil and gas producer at A$8.8 billion ($6.5 billion), the two companies said on Tuesday.Oil Search said the offer was not in the best interests of shareholders…

Hudong-Zhonghua Delivers LNG FSRU to Dynagas

Jul 19, 2021

China's Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group last week delivered its first 174,000 cubic-meter floating liquefied natural gas storage and regasification unit (LNG-FSRU).The 294 meters long LNG FSRU named Transgas Power was delivered to the Greek company Dynagas on Thursday…

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