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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…

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…

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