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GE Powers World’s Largest Crane Vessel

Oct 23, 2019

In September, Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Sleipnir completed its first project, installing the topsides for the Leviathan development in the Mediterranean, a world record lift.At 220 meters long and 102 meters wide…

Zennor Wraps up 2019 Finlaggan Subsea Gig

Oct 01, 2019

UK North Sea operator Zennor Petroleum announced that the 2019 Finlaggan subsea installation campaign utilizing six separate vessels over the summer has been safely and successfully completed.The program has seen the 20km long, 10” insulated (pipe-in-pipe) Finlaggan pipeline laid and trenched…

NPD Completes Seabed Minerals Expedition

Sep 10, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) announced that it has just completed a successful data acquisition expedition on the Mohns Ridge in the north-western Norwegian Sea, using the Seabed Constructor vessel.According to the Norwegian government…

Solstad CSV Secures Extension

Sep 05, 2019

Offshore shipping company Solstad Offshore has won a contract extension for its construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Pacific.The CSV has been working for the offshore cabling specialist Prysmian, which has now exercised its option to extend…

Bourbon Oceanteam 101 Charter Extended

Aug 28, 2019

Oceanteam and Bourbon charter contract for the construction support vessel (CSV) Bourbon Oceanteam 101 (CSV BO 101) has been extended for operations in Angola.The CSV BO 101 is jointly owned by Bourbon and Oceanteam.The current charter agreement…

Saipem Rolls Out DNV GL ShipManager Hull

Aug 21, 2019

Italian services firm Saipem is implementing software from DNV GL to optimize the planning of inspections and repairs for its crane and pipelaying vessels. DNV GL said it will supply its advanced software, ShipManager Hull, for implementation on five vessels of the Saipem fleet…

Gulf Marine CEO Quits

Aug 21, 2019

Gulf Marine Services said on Wednesday Chief Executive Officer Duncan Anderson has resigned as the oilfield industry contractor warned a reassessment of its ships and contracts showed profit would fall this year, kicking its shares 12% down…

Jumbo's Fairplayer to Test Biofuel Oil

Aug 19, 2019

Heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation and installation contractor Jumbo said it has partnered with marine biofuel company GoodFuels in a joint venture initiative to test marine biofuel oil on board a DP2 heavy lift crane vessel during an offshore decommissioning project…

What Became of the Toisa OCV Fleet?

Aug 13, 2019

In July 2017, with overall debts totaling about $1 billion, Gregory Callimanopulus led Toisa Ltd was forced into selling off its entire fleet. What followed was one of the largest and most systematic selloffs in offshore history, and for the…

COOEC, Expro Team up for RLWI

Aug 12, 2019

Two providers of subsea and well intervention solutions, China based offshore and subsea solutions company COOEC Offshore and oilfield services company Expro, have formed an alliance agreement to expand capabilities and resources.COOEC Offshore…

DOF Subsea Wins UKCS Decom Job

Aug 08, 2019

Norwegian vessel provider DOF Subsea has been awarded a contract to decommission subsea infrastructure within the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).The Oslo-listed  subsea operating company said in a press note that the contract in the decommissioning…

Prosafe's Fleet Utilization Hits Record

Aug 06, 2019

Norwegian flotel player Prosafe said that the utilization of its offshore accommodation rigs reaching the highest level in almost four years.Prosafe lifted fleet utilisation significantly in the second quarter of 2019 was 71.6 per cent (Q2 2018: 45…

Solstad CSV Wins Contract Extension

Jul 22, 2019

Norwegian offshore service and supply ship shipping company Solstad Offshore and Mexican company Subtec S.A have agreed to extend the contract for the construction support vessel (CSV) Far Sentinel with two-and-a-half-years.The 142-meter CSV…

Activity Picking Up Offshore Guyana

Jul 14, 2019

Guyana, located on the northern mainland of South America and nestled between Venezuela and Suriname, has become one of the most exciting regions within the oil and gas industry over the last few years. ExxonMobil has invested heavily in the…

Heerema Signs On Vineyard Wind Project

Jul 12, 2019

Dutch offshore contractor Heerema Marine Contractors said on Friday it has been assigned to help build the first and largest commercial offshore wind farm in the United States.Situated 14 miles off the coast of Massachusetts, the 800-megawatt…

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