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NASNet deployed on Aasta Hansteen

Apr 16, 2015

Nautronix's NASNet array in Statoil’s Aasta Hansteen field is now fully operational and awaiting first field construction, the UK-based firm said. Last year, Nautronix secured an order with Subsea 7 to supply 16 NASNet stations along…

Olympic Bibby ready for work

Apr 13, 2015

The official naming ceremony took place for Bibby Offshore’s IRM (inspection repair and maintenance) light construction vessel, the Olympic Bibby, at the Kleven Shipyard, Norway. Bibby Offshore signed a charter agreement with Olympic Shipping in March 2014 for the newly built Olympic Bibby…

Subsea 7 wins Petrobras Brazilian work

Apr 13, 2015

Petrobras awarded Subsea 7 a two-year US$200 million contract for continued use of its Seven Seas construction and flex-lay vessel for the installation of flexible lines. The contract work scope will be similar to that of other Subsea…

Lewek Constellation in Rotterdam

Apr 02, 2015

On 1 March, EMAS AMC officially christened and named its flagship, the Lewek Constellation, prior to her departure to the Gulf of Mexico to start work for Noble Energy. EMAS AMC’s Lewek Constellation…

Aegir’s first project

Feb 04, 2015

Heerema Marine Contractor’s new multi-purpose construction vessel Aegir completed its first job in the Gulf of Mexico. Meg Chesshyre reports. Aegir. Images from Heerema Marine Contractors.    The…

Bibby bags ULIV GoM contract

Jan 07, 2015

Bibby Subsea and Bordelon Marine signed a three-year contract to charter Bibby’s new ultra-light intervention vessel (ULIV) in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). The Brandon Borderlon. From Bibby.   The…

Reel-lay gets real attention

Jan 01, 2015

The race has been on to create a mechanically-lined pipe that can be installed using reel-lay. Now it’s been done, and the method is taking off. Elaine Maslin provides an overview. BUTTING’s own-brand BuBi-Pipe in manufacturing…

ABB wins Wuchang Shipbuilding contract

Dec 08, 2014

A new offshore construction vessel, to be built by Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group Co. will be the first to include ABB’s integrated power and automation solution, which consists of the company’s power, propulsion, and 800xA control and safety system…

Putin: South Stream pipeline at a halt

Dec 02, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia will discontinue current plans for the South Stream pipeline, citing continuing opposition from Europe, specifically Bulgaria. Instead, he announced preliminary plans to create a gas hub for southern Europe at the Turkish-Greek border…

Ocean Installer bags Delta House gig

Nov 21, 2014

Norway-based subsea contractor Ocean Installer has been awarded a contract for an umbilical installation project with Oceaneering for LLOG on the Delta House project in the Mississippi Canyon Area of the US Gulf of Mexico. The project…

Total chooses Bibby for Grant and Ellon

Nov 14, 2014

Bibby Offshore has won a multi-million pound contract award by Total E&P UK for services in the UK North Sea. The project, including associated project management and engineering, will be carried out on the Ellon and Grant field, 270 miles north-east of Aberdeen and in up to 135m water depth…

McDermott completes Ichthys installation

Nov 12, 2014

McDermott International delivered its 7,200-ton riser support structure (RSS) tower for the Ichthys project in the Browse basin, about 124mi off Western Australia. Engineered in Singapore and fabricated on Batam Island, Indonesia, the RSS tower is more than 328ft tall…

Bibby takes SMD ROV delivery

Nov 03, 2014

Bibby Offshore has taken delivery of two Quantum MkIII 250hp 3000m-rated work class remotely operated vehicles (ROV). The company's ROV fleet has now increased to nine SMD vehicles, including one Atom and six Quasars. Each of the Quantum…

Skandi Singapore works off West Africa

Sep 23, 2014

DOF Subsea UK has started work on two major construction projects off West Africa for Italy’s Saipem. DOF Subsea is supplying its 107.1m-long DSV Skandi Singapore and project crew, along with project management and technical support; specialist survey services…

McDermott CSV108 to join fleet in 2015

Sep 11, 2014

McDermott International, Inc. expects its latest vessel, construction support vessel 108 (CSV 108), to join the fleet in 2015. The McDermott CSV108 is expected to join the fleet in 2015, once the final deck equipment has been installed…

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