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Pirates Attack OSV in the Gulf of Mexico

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Pirates attacked an Italy-flagged offshore supply vessel in the southern Gulf of Mexico, injuring two crew members, the Mexican Navy said on Tuesday, in the latest outbreak of robbery and piracy to hit oil platforms and infrastructure in the area…

TechnipFMC Sells Subsea Vessel

Nov 12, 2019

UK-based player in subsea, onshore/offshore and surface projects TechnipFMC has entered into a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to sell the Global 1201 S-lay and heavy-lift and pipelay vessel in an effort to optimize the profile and size of its subsea fleet…

Bourbon Commits 100+ Vessels to Fleet Xpress

Nov 11, 2019

Marine services firm Bourbon has signed a contract committing more than 100 offshore support vessels (OSVs) to Inmarsat’s Fleet Xpress, the maritime broadband service that combines the speed of Ka-band with continuous back up from Inmarsat’s FleetBroadband operating on L-band…

DOF Subsea Bags Trinidad, GOM Contracts

Nov 10, 2019

Norwegean subsea operating company DOF Subsea announced that it has won multiple contracts for projects in Trinidad and the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GOM).The offshore services firm did not disclose the names of its clients.Skandi Neptune has been…

Sembcorp Delivers Q7000 to Helix

Nov 08, 2019

Singapore's Sembcorp Marine has delivered the Q7000 semisubmersible well intervention rig to Helix Energy Solutions Group.The Q7000 is expected to commence its first project in January next year, providing subsea services off the coast of Nigeria…

Video: Subsea 7 Reel Lay Vessel Transported

Nov 07, 2019

Subsea 7's newbuild reel lay vessel Seven Vega has been transported from Royal IHC's shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel to Rotterdam Heijplaat through the beautiful scenery of Rotterdam.Launched in May 2019, Seven Vega is a high-specification…

Subsea 7 Eyes 2020 Rebound

Nov 07, 2019

Offshore services provider Subsea 7 cut its 2019 revenue outlook on Thursday but predicted a rebound next year as demand for oilfield services and from renewable energy providers is set to increase, boosting its shares almost 6%.Subsea 7 now expects a slight decline in revenue this year from 2018…

LOC Group Wins BP Contract

Nov 07, 2019

LOC Group, a provider of services to the offshore oil and gas industry, announced it has become the third-party provider for marine assurance and inspection with BP Egypt.LOC Egypt has been awarded a two-year marine assurance and inspection contract by BP Egypt…

Cougar XT Chosen for Africa Subsea Ops

Nov 05, 2019

In a bid to boost its offshore deep water operations, RusselSmith, a Nigeria-based oilfield services provider, has chosen Saab Seaeye’s Cougar XT electric underwater robotic vehicle to boost its ROV fleet.“The Cougar is an ideal choice,” says RusselSmith CEO…

Five-year Floater Forecast Buoyant: Report

Nov 05, 2019

Orders for floating production vessels, their variants and, by default, a lot of “EPCI” are expected to be higher over the next four years than believed at the end of 2018, says an analysis of business drivers done in November by numbers cruncher…

Heerema Vessels to Tap Shore Power

Nov 01, 2019

Heerema Marine Contractors will provide its crane vessels with clean energy. By switching off the diesel generators, total emissions will be reduced by the equivalent of the annual emissions of approximately 5,000 diesel cars. Eneco will supply power from the wind farm on Landtong Rozenburg…

New 3D Geophysical Survey Vessel Named

Oct 30, 2019

On September 29, a delivery ceremony for a new 3D geophysical seismic survey vessel was held at the port of Tokyo and attended by NYK chairman Tadaki Naito.The new vessel, Tansa, will be operated by Ocean Geo-Frontier Co. Ltd (OGF), a company jointly owned by NYK and others…

Crane Vessel Sets GoM Lift Record

Oct 30, 2019

One of the world's largest crane vessels has set a new local heavy lift record of 11,100t for the Gulf of Mexico.The record lift, performed by the Saipem 7000 on October 7, took place during the installation of a gas compression module for the…

Viking Supply Ships Scoops PSV Pair

Oct 25, 2019

Swedish-based Viking Supply Ships (VSS) in partnership with funds managed by Borealis Maritime, has entered into a contract to purchase two platform supply vessels (PSV) currently under construction. In addition to the partial ownership, VSS…

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