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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…

Eidesvik Wins PSV Charters with Aker BP

Jun 05, 2020

Norwegian offshore support vessel operator Eidesvik Offshore has secured contracts for two of its offshore vessels with the Norwegian oil firm Aker BP.Aker BP has awarded Eidesvik's LNG-powered platform supply vessel Viking Lady a four-month contract extension…

Havyard Names New CFO

Jun 04, 2020

Norwegian shipbuilding and technology group Havyard will appoint Erik Høyvik as CFO in Havyard Group from August 1, 2020.Havyard, which designs and builds various types of vessels, including those used in the offshore energy industry, said its current CFO Pål Aurvåg…

All Borssele 1&2 Offshore Wind Farm Foundations in Place

Jun 04, 2020

Danish wind farm developer Ørsted and Belgium installation contractor DEME Offshore have completed the installation of the 94 foundations at the Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm location in the Dutch North Sea.The foundations were installed by DEME’s installation vessel ‘Innovation’…

Singapore’s First LNG Bunkering Vessel Hits the Water

Jun 04, 2020

Singapore’s first LNG bunkering vessel has hit the water in Keppel Nantong Shipyard in China. The vessel was moved from land to water on May 28, 2020.The news was shared earlier this week by the vessel-owner FueLNG, a joint venture between Keppel Offshore & Marine and Shell Eastern Petroleum…

Petronas Completes First LNG Cargo Delivery to Myanmar

Jun 04, 2020

Malaysia's Petronas has delivered the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import cargoes to Myanmar, the company said on Thursday, marking a new consumer for the super-chilled fuel.The state-owned company's subsidiary Petronas LNG delivered two LNG cargoes to Yangon…

Allseas Debuts in China

Jun 04, 2020

Offshore installation firm Allseas has started pipelaying operations at the Lingshui 17-2 gas field in the South China Sea using two of its vessels Audacia and Calamity Jane. It is interesting to note that, while the company has over the years conducted work around the globe…

Pacific Osprey's Extended Crane Boom Operational

Jun 04, 2020

Offshore wind farm installation firm Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has said that its Pacific Osprey jack-up is officially returning to operations with an extended crane boom designed to install the latest generation of wind turbines. 'With this upgrade…

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