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Hornsea One Export Cable Installation Completed

Dec 11, 2018

The installation of export cables at the world's largest offshore wind farm, Hornsea One in the North Sea off the coast of England, has been completed several months ahead of schedule, Danish operator Ørsted announced Tuesday.With offshore export cables totaling 467km…

Subsea7 Upgrades BWTS at Optimarin

Nov 27, 2018

An Optimarin Ballast System (OBS) installed on Seven Pacific, a Subsea7 vessel, in 2015 has been upgraded to meet the ballast water treatment system (BWTS) requirements of the United States Coast Guard (USCG).The Norway-based BWTS provider said…

TurkStream Gas Conduit Offshore Section Complete

Nov 19, 2018

The pipe-laying vessel  Pioneering Spirit pipelaying vessel completed the construction of the offshore section of the TurkStream gas pipeline in the Black Sea.  The TurkStream pipeline will carry Russian gas across the Black Sea to Turkey.The…

Abkatun-A2 Sail Away

Nov 15, 2018

The largest oil platform to be constructed in Mexico in the last decade has left McDermott International's fabrication yard in Altamira, Tamaulipas, Mexico.The 15,000-metric-ton PB-Abkatun-A2 platform is scheduled to be installed for PEMEX in…

'Recovery' Led by OSVs with Engineers On Board

Nov 14, 2018

A report back in 2014 from numbers crunchers Rystad Energy — about the timing of an upturn for subsea engineering — appears to be proving largely true. Recovery, it said, would begin haltingly in two parts: first subsea services and then subsea equipment…

Reach Charters Topaz Tiamat

Nov 08, 2018

Norwegian based Reach Subsea said it has entered an agreement with Dubai headquartered Topaz Energy and Marine to charter newbuild light subsea construction vessel Topaz Tiamat for 2.5 years, plus three one-year options.The Norwegian-built vessel…

Solstad Seeks Creditor Talks Amid Sluggish Recovery

Oct 22, 2018

Norwegian oil service vessels (OSV) firm Solstad Offshore is seeking negotiations with creditors and other stakeholders to boost liquidity ahead of the slow winter season, the company said on Monday, sending its shares down 20 percent.'We were all too optimistic about when the recovery will happen…

North Sea Giant to be fitted with energy storage "world's first"

Dec 22, 2017

Finnish power firm Wärtsilä is to retrofit an energy storage solution on to Norwegian North Sea Shipping's North Sea Giant offshore construction vessel in what's being described as a world's first. The energy storage system will reduce the DP3 vessel’s energy consumption…

Swire, Siem sign vessel bareboat charter

Oct 30, 2017

Swire Seabed has signed a charter with Siem Offshore for up to three years bareboat of Siem vessel Siem Stingray. Siem Stingray, which will be re-named Seabed Stingray, is an IMR, construction and survey vessel of the VARD design. The vessel is 120…

Subsea 7 to buy Normand Oceanic

Oct 18, 2017

Subsea 7 will become the sole owner of the Normand Oceanic, a flex-lay and heavy construction vessel that is being managed by Solstad Farstad while under long-term contract to a third party. The company will take ownership of the vessel…

Shah Deniz 2 vessel Khankendi launched

Sep 06, 2017

The Shah Deniz consortium launched Khankendi, a new state-of-the-art subsea construction vessel, for the giant Shah Deniz 2 project in the Caspian Sea.  Khankendi. Image from BP Twitter. The…

Ocean Yield extends Lewek Connector charter

May 19, 2017

Ocean Yield has agreed a contract extension on its four-month bareboat charter of the Lewek Connector subsea construction vessel with a related company of Ezra Holdings at a rate of US$40,000/day. The initial contract was for four months…

Edison Chouest inks Shell Brazil contract

May 08, 2017

Two affiliates of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) have signed a five-year contract with Shell Brazil for light subsea construction and inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) services from the Island Enforcer, a 402ft subsea installation and construction vessel…

DEME to build first LNG-fueled CSV

Apr 18, 2017

Wärtsilä will supply the engines and other propulsion machinery for what it says will be the first LNG-powered offshore construction vessel, being built at the Cosco shipyard in China for Belgium's Dredging International (DEME). 'This…

Repsol inks Solstad vessel contract

Mar 16, 2017

Solstad Offshore signed a contract with Repsol Sinopec Resources UK for hire of the Normand Jarstein construction service vessel for a period of 90 days firm, with further 60 days options. The contract is set to start at the end of April 2017.

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