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ABB software for Ultra Deep Solutions' newbuilds

Feb 01, 2016

Power and automation firm ABB is to provide software for three newbuild deepwater subsea construction vessels being built by new company Ultra Deep Solutions. Ultra Deep Solutions was set up in 2014, by industry veteran Sheldon Hutton…

Tidewater Subsea charters Brandon Bordelon

Jan 18, 2016

Tidewater Subsea and Bordelon Marine have agreed to the charter of the Jones Act compliant MV Brandon Bordelon for 60 days plus options. In addition, Tidewater Subsea is mobilizing two FMC Technologies Schilling 150-HP remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to the vessel…

HB Rentals installs TLQ on Far Sentinel

Jan 05, 2016

Offshore living quarter specialist HB Rentals installed a new temporary living quarters (TLQ) accommodation project on the Far Sentinel, a 15,000 gross ton subsea construction / inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) vessel owned and managed by Norway’s Farstad Shipping…

Subsea 7 bags West Nile Delta gig

Dec 30, 2015

Subsea 7 inked a contract estimated to be between US$50 million to $150 million with Burullus Gas Co. for the platform extension and tie-in on the first phase of BP's West Nile Delta development of the Taurus and Libra fields, offshore Egypt…

UDS, Wu Chang Shipbuilding sign newbuild contract

Dec 16, 2015

Ultra Deep Group (UDS) has announced that it has signed a contract to build a DP2 FiFi2 multipurpose diving support construction vessel (DSCV) ANDY WARHOL with Wu Chang Shipbuilding Industry Group Co.  The ANDY WARHOL is designed according…

Cutting the umbilical

Dec 01, 2015

Eliminating the umbilical has been targeted as a way to help make the exploitation of small pools more viable. Elaine Maslin reports on a string of new technologies which aim to do just that. An Exnics collar…

Seajacks Scylla vessel delivered

Nov 30, 2015

The ABS-classed Seajacks Scylla, a wind farm installation and offshore construction vessel, has been delivered by the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) Shipyard in Geoje, Republic of Korea. 'The cooperation among Seajacks, ABS and SHI was vital to the success of this newbuild effort…

Oceaneering wins vessel contract off India

Sep 30, 2015

Oceaneering International announced that its subsidiary Oceaneering International GmbH has entered into a two-year, subsea field support vessel services agreement with an oil and gas company in India for use of the Island Pride. Anticipated…

GMS newbuild gets first contract

Sep 29, 2015

Gulf Marine Services' GMS Scirocco newbuild has been completed ahead of schedule and under budget and has been awarded its first contract.  The vessel will commence a four-month contract (three months firm with a one-month option) in October for an engineering…

VARD bags Topaz subsea vessel contracts

Sep 28, 2015

Dubai-based Topaz Energy and Marine awarded Singapore-listed shipbuilder Vard Holidings (VARD) two new contracts, which exceed US$100 million, for the construction of two offshore subsea construction vessels (OSCV) this week. Image from VARD…

Eidesvik, Technip enter Viking Neptun deal

Sep 23, 2015

Eidesvik Offshore and Technip have entered into an agreement for the charter of the offshore construction vessel MV Viking Neptun for work to be performed on the TEN URF Development Project offshore Ghana. The firm contract period…

Red Marine delivers load test system to Technip

Sep 15, 2015

Red Marine delivered a high capacity load test system, to Technip, for the periodic load testing of the pipelay system onboard the Skandi Africa, a newly built pipelay and construction vessel. The vessel has been specifically designed for…

Bibby completes two UKCS decommissionings

Sep 09, 2015

Bibby Offshore, a subsea services provider, has delivered two multimillion dollar decommissioning contracts to the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Endeavour Energy appointed Bibby Offshore to perform operations in the Renee and Rubie fields…

EMAS bags BHP T&T gig

Sep 08, 2015

Ezra’s subsea services division, EMAS AMC, finalized a contract with BHP Billiton for the Angostura phase 3 development offshore Trinidad and Tobago in the eastern Trinidadian sector of the Venezuela basin. The total scope of work includes the project management…

Solstad to lay up vessels, reduce staff

Aug 25, 2015

Due to the weak market, Solstad Offshore will have up to 13 vessels laid up, in addition to reducing its workforce by approximately 300 positions, the Norwegian offshore service company announced in its 1H 2015 report. The Normand Pacific…

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