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Furgo Backs Australia’s Hydrographic Program

Feb 26, 2020

The Australian Government has selected Fugro to join the HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP) to increase Australia’s hydrographic industry capability.The panel of industry partners was chosen as part of a long-term strategy to ensure safe shipping routes…

Global Marine Taps IHC for Normand Clipper Cable Lay Spread

Feb 26, 2020

Dutch offshore equipment and vessel builder Royal IHC has secured a contract with Global Marine Group to design and delivery of an integrated power cable lay spread.The equipment will be installed on its newly chartered vessel, Normand Clipper…

Keppel Breaks FPSO Conversion Record

Feb 26, 2020

Singapore's offshore facilities builder Keppel has said it has delivered 'the world’s fastest brownfield Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) modification and upgrading project.'Named FPSO Abigail-Joseph, the vessel was delivered to Malaysia's Yinson Holdings…

Global Offshore Charters Normand Clipper

Feb 25, 2020

Global Offshore, a provider of cable installation, repair and trenching services to the offshore renewables, utilities and oil and gas markets and part of the Global Marine Group, is adding offshore installation and construction vessel Normand Clipper to its fleet…

Fugro Wraps Hollandse Kust Zuid Wind Farm UXO Survey

Feb 25, 2020

Dutch geotechnical survey company Fugro has completed unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation project for TenneT, on a cable route survey as part of the construction of the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm.Over the course of the 13-month project…

Wärtsilä Thrusters for Bokalift 2 Crane Vessel

Feb 24, 2020

Wärtsilä, a Finland-based marine equipment manufacturer, has secured order to deliver thrusters for Boskalis' crane vessel Bokalift 2.The Finnish company said its comprehensive thruster solution would enable Boskalis to convert an existing hull to create the crane vessel Bokalift 2…

SeaBird in Asia Pacific OBN Survey

Feb 20, 2020

Norwegian marine seismic company SeaBird Exploration has received a letter of award for an OBN source contract.The contract, with an undisclosed client, is expected to start in April 2020, SeaBird said Thursday.The survey will be carried out…

DNV GL, MSC Team-Up to Speed Up Offshore Engineering Projects

Feb 20, 2020

Global classification society and digital solutions provider DNV GL has teamed up with MSC, a provider of Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) simulation software and services, to improve the productivity of engineers working on maritime and offshore engineering projects…

Fugro in Record Cable Route Survey at Sofia Wind Farm Site

Feb 20, 2020

Dutch geotechnical services firm Fugro has said that its Fugro Pioneer vessel has left the Port of Sunderland in the UK earlier this month to begin a 6-month offshore site investigation and survey campaign for innogy's Sofia offshore wind farm…

EMGS Looking at Options After Pemex Says No More Work to Be Awarded

Feb 20, 2020

Norwegian marine survey company EMGS is looking at options after Mexico's Pemex said it wouldn't award any more work 'in the medium future' under a contract announced in 2019. EMGS expects the decision will have a 'material detrimental effect' on its business…

DOF Vessel to Install Seismic Nodes in Nigeria

Feb 20, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Subsea has secured two contracts in Nigeria, and Angola, respectively.The first contract is for seismic nodes installation in Nigeria for an undisclosed client. The work will be executed from the CSV Geosund…

Brazil Breaks Oil Output Record in January

Feb 19, 2020

Oil companies produced 3.17 million barrels per day (bpd) on average in Brazil in January, a volume 20.4% larger than seen in the same month a year earlier and an output record for the country, oil regulator ANP said on Wednesday. Natural gas production increased 22% over January 2019 to 138…

Eidesvik Offshore Duo in 4-Month Charter with Seabed Geosolutions

Feb 19, 2020

Offshore supply vessel operator Eidesvik Offshore has signed a deal to provide two of its vessels to the seismic company Seabed Geosolutions.The Norwegian vessel owner said Wednesday it would, under the contracts, provide the seismic source…

Premier Oil Charters Solstad PSV for Tolmount Field Ops

Feb 19, 2020

UK-based oil company Premier Oil has chartered a Solstad Offshore vessel to support its Tolmount field operations in the UK sector of the North Sea.The Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad said Wednesday that it had won a contract for the platform supply vessel Normand Flipper…

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