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Odebrecht Oil & Gas names Simoes new CEO

Jul 22, 2014

Brazilian drilling contractor Odebrecht Oil & Gas (OOG) announced that Roberto Simões will take over as the company CEO. Simões has been VP at Odebrecht since 2012, replacing Roberto Ramos. Odebrecht SA incorporated Odebrecht Óleo e Gás in 2006…

DBR providing gensets for six new pipelay vessels

Jun 06, 2014

Dutch manufacturer DBR BV will supply emergency/harbor diesel generator sets for six new pipelaying vessels under construction at IHC Merwede in the Netherlands for Subsea 7 and SapuraKencana. The order for the custom-engineered units, generating up to 1875 kVA…

McDermott to open new GOM spoolbase

May 19, 2014

A McDermott International, Inc. subsidiary has signed a lease agreement with the Mississippi Development Authority and the Mississippi State Port Authority for the exclusive right to operate a spoolbase and marine operations base in the Port of Gulfport…

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…

Crowley tugs deliver Tubular Bells topside to MC 725

Mar 28, 2014

On the heels of the recent successful delivery of offshore production facility Jack/St. Malo, Crowley Maritime has again supported the domestic petroleum industry by providing ocean towing services for the Tubular Bells topside in the Gulf of Mexico for Saipem…

Petrobras chooses McDermott for pipelay

Mar 20, 2014

One of McDermott International’s subsidiaries has entered into an agreement with Petrobras for the supply of its subsea Lay Vessel North Ocean 105 (LV105). This contract is included in McDermott’s 1Q 2014 backlog. The LV105 will carry…

Fairmount tug delivers Castoro Sei

Mar 18, 2014

Fairmount Marine’s Tug, Fairmount Glacier, has towed pipelay vessel Castoro Sei to Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from where the vessel will start her seasonal activities on the North Sea. The Fairmount Glacier hooked-up with Castoro Sei in Genoa…

Kongsberg wins Petrobras newbuild deal

Mar 17, 2014

Kongsberg Maritime has been chosen to deliver technology packages for ten new pipelaying vessels ordered by Brazilian multinational energy corporation, Petrobras. In contracts valued about US$19.85 million, the scope of supply includes Kongsberg…

IHC launches new pipelay vessel

Feb 20, 2014

IHC Merwede launched the new pipelaying vessel Sapura Topázipo (pictured) at its shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. The naming of the fully integrated IHC Merwede vessel was carried out by Puan Sri Datin Seri Yazreen Yahya…

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…

Seven Borealis construction timeline

Jan 07, 2014

Subsea 7 provides this video charting the timeline of construction for its latest pipelay/heavy lift strategic enabler vessel Seven Borealis, delivered in 2012. Seven Borealis is a customized SOC 5000 model designed by ULSTEIN. The vessel's…

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…

Long series for IHC Merwede

Nov 07, 2013

Over recent months, IHC Merwede’s Offshore Division has been successful in securing orders for the design, engineering and construction of a total of 10 pipe-laying vessels. These vessels will be built in the covered hall at the IHC Krimpen facility…

Contract Briefs: November 2013

Nov 07, 2013

FMC wins TEN order FMC Technologies Inc. received an order from Tullow Ghana Ltd. to supply subsea systems for its Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme Development (TEN) offshore Ghana. The order's estimated value is US$340 million. FMC Technologies’ scope of supply includes subsea trees…

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