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Global Offshore's Pre-Lay Plough Passes Kriegers Flak Test with Flying Colors

Jun 15, 2020

Offshore services provider Global Offshore, has completed its first phase of work at Vattenfall’s Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm site offshore Denmark, using its new pre-lay plough. The company's plough PLP240 was used for boulder clearance and pre-cut trenching…

Solstad Offshore Lands Work for PSV Trio

Jun 12, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has won two longer-term platform supply vessel contracts, and one PSV extension.Solstad said Thursday that 'a leading North Sea operator' had awarded it contracts for two Platform Supply Vessels (PSV) for a period of six months firm plus options…

Fugro Extends IMR Despina Vessel Charter

Jun 12, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owners Golden Energy Offshore has secured a contract extension for its IMR Despina vessel.The charter extension will take effect in direct continuation of the current contract with Fugro. Golden Energy Offshore did not provide info on the length of the new contract…

Nexans to Deliver Cables for Giant Offshore Wind Farm in Scotland

Jun 11, 2020

French industrial cable supplier Nexans has been awarded a contract by SSE Renewables to deliver cables for the recently sanctioned 1,075 megawatt (MW) Seagreen offshore wind farm project.The contract calls for Nexans to design, manufacture…

Ampelmann's Gangway for New Ice-Breaking W2W Vessel

Jun 11, 2020

Dutch offshore crew transfer specialist Ampelmann will deliver an ice-strengthened gangway for the recently ordered, Russia-bound, shallow draft ice-breaking walk to work vessel.As previously reported, Dutch shipbuilder Niestern Sander, with compatriot vessel-owner Wagenborg Offshore…

Wintershall Dea, Equinor Sharing Platform Supply Vessel

Jun 10, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas operators Wintershall DEA Norge and Equinor have signed a supply vessel sharing agreement.Under the agreement, the two companies will collaborate in supplying platforms close to Wintershall's Brage platform in the North Sea…

Trans Adriatic Pipeline: Offshore Construction Completed

Jun 10, 2020

Italian offshore services company Saipem has completed offshore installation works in the Adriatic Sea at the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project.TAP will transport natural gas from the giant Shah Deniz II offshore field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea to Europe…

PlanSea's Software to Cut North Sea Logistics Costs, Emissions

Jun 09, 2020

A Robert Gordon University spin-out PlanSea Solutions is working on a software that could improve offshore oil and gas industry logistics in the UK North Sea, and save millions of pounds and cut CO2 emissions. The project is backed by the Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) and project partners BP…

Shell Cuts Havila Crusader PSV Charter

Jun 09, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel provider Havila Shipping has said that Shell has cut the contract for the Havila Crusader platform supply vessel early.The vessel was chartered from January 18, 2020, for a period of 2 wells firm in the UK, when, according to Havila Shipping…

Cheoy Lee Building WFSV Pair for Japanese Wind Farms

Jun 08, 2020

Currently under construction at Cheoy Lee Shipyards' Hin Lee (Zhuhai) Shipyard facility are two 27-meter wind farm support vessels (WFSV) to support operations and maintenance of the Akita and Noshiro offshore wind farms, in the Akita Prefecture region of Japan…

Wärtsilä to Equip KNOT's New Shuttle Tankers

Jun 08, 2020

Wärtsilä said it secured an order to supply its emissions abating volatile organic compounds (VOC) recovery system, together with an liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel gas supply system, for two new 124,000 DWT shuttle tankersordered by Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT)…

McDermott Completes Pan Malaysia Offshore Projects

Jun 08, 2020

Offshore construction and installation company McDermott has said it has completed the Pan Malaysia Transportation and Installation Projects for Sarawak Shell Berhad and SapuraOMV, located offshore Miri, Sarawak.Awarded in November 2018, the…

Forum Energy Technologies Pushes for Growth in Asia

Jun 08, 2020

Forum Energy Technologies, a provider of remotely operated vehicles for the offshore energy industry, is expanding its offering in Asia.The company has signed an agreement with Wuxi Haiying-Cal Tec Marine Technology Co., Ltd to represent Forum…

PGS Laying Off 40% Office Workers. Offshore Crews Might Be Cut, Too

Jun 08, 2020

Norwegian seismic player PGS said Monday it would reduce office-based personnel count by approximately 40%, including reductions already implemented, to address the lower market activity and to cut costs.The company said its plan is to bring…

Seacor Marine Takes Full Ownership of Seacosco

Jun 05, 2020

U.S. offshore vessel provider Seacor Marine will buy the remaining 50% stake in Seacosco from China's Cosco.Seacor will pay $28.15 million in installments, and the transaction is expected to close in June 2020.With the acquisition, Seacor will…

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