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Deep Gulf deepwater GOM contract for Technip

Sep 11, 2014

Deep Gulf Energy II has awarded Technip a lump sum contract for the development of the deepwater, high-pressure, high-temperature Kodiak field, in Mississippi Canyon Blocks 727 and 771, in the Gulf of Mexico. The in 1472-1710m water depth…

Wartsila wins Arctic design contract

Aug 07, 2014

A second confirmed design contract for Wärtsilä's new series of arctic platform supply vessels has been signed. This latest order is for a multi-purpose platform supply vessel (MPSV) being built by Tersan Shipyard in Turkey on behalf of US-based Tidewater Inc…

South Stream granted go-ahead

Jul 02, 2014

The Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Russian Federation has granted a construction permit to Amsterdam’s South Stream Transport for the South Stream gas pipeline. The pipeline will originate in Russia, pass under the Black Sea…

Italy's Fincantieri launches IPO

Jun 18, 2014

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is making an initial public offering to raise funds for projects and acquisitions. The company is wholly owned by Italian state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP). It will offer up to 38.2%, and new shares will be priced between €0…

Seven Arctic gets animated

Jun 02, 2014

Subsea 7 provides this animation of its new heavy construction vessel The Seven Arctic, which is under construction at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in South Korea, and due for delivery in 2016. The newbuild subsea construction vessel…

Ceona wins Nigeria contract

May 23, 2014

Ceona, SURF contractor with heavy subsea construction capabilities, has been awarded a contract for work in the Oyo oilfield offshore Nigeria from CAMAC Energy Inc. The Oyo Phase One expansion project includes installation and recovery of…

ABB inks $20m offshore vessel contracts

May 20, 2014

Power and automoation group ABB has won contracts worth more than US$20 million to supply electrical power and propulsion systems for two next-generation offshore vessels.  The first vessel, of ULSTEIN SX165 design (pictured), is being…

OTC14: ROVOP inks contract for ROVs with FMC

May 12, 2014

Subsea specialist ROVOP has announced that it will take delivery of five new remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), representing an investment of £17million (approx. US$28million). The ROVs include two UHD-III’s, which are the most advanced heavy-duty work-class vehicles in the market…

Ceona delivers new vessels to Brazil, GOM

May 05, 2014

Ceona has completed final outfitting of the Polar Onyx and the Normand Pacific to begin clients’ projecs in Brazil and the Gulf of Mexico, respectively. The successful delivery of the two flexlay and subsea construction vessels marks the…

Offshore construction gets heavy treatment

Mar 20, 2014

Subsea 7’s new heavy construction vessel, under construction in South Korea, is set to make a splash when it joins the company’s fleet in 2016. The company gave Elaine Maslin a look at the new vessel. As operators build larger and more complex subsea equipment in deeper…

Exxon inks Subsea 7 for Hebron

Feb 28, 2014

Subsea 7 has been awarded a US$75 million three-year subsea construction services contract by ExxonMobil Canada Properties. The contract supports the Hebron heavy oil field development, in the Jeanne d'Arc Basin, 350km southeast of St John's…

Petrofac designs multipurpose vessel

Jan 20, 2014

London-listed oil and gas industry service provider Petrofac has placed the first long-lead orders for its new in-house-designed deepwater derrick lay vessel, to be built at the Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd (ZPMC) yard in China…

Bibby Remote Intervention adds to ROV fleet

Dec 09, 2013

Bibby Remote Intervention Ltd. (BRIL) has secured a multi-million pound contract with Olympic Shipping to install two 150hp, deepwater Quasar ROVs onboard the construction support vessel (CSV), Olympic Ares. The two ROVs will be installed…

Ceona's Polar Onyx out of dry dock

Dec 04, 2013

Ceona's high-capacity flexible/umbilical pipelay and subsea construction vessel the Polar Onyx has been floated out of dry dock at Ulstein Verft yard in Norway following an intensive outfitting program. It has now moved to the shipyard quay…

MacGregor cranes for accommodation unit

Nov 28, 2013

MacGregor has won a contract to deliver a comprehensive set of cranes to a new vessel under construction at the long-established Canadian shipyard, Chantier Davie Canada Inc. The vessel is scheduled for delivery by the end of Spring 2015…

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