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Maersk Training in Offshore Wind Pact with U.S. College

Aug 19, 2020

Offshore training provider Maersk Training has partnered up with Bristol Community College’s National Offshore Wind Institute (NOWI) in Massachusetts, United States.NOWI’s basic safety training modules include the areas of first aid, manual handling…

Sea-Kit's Uncrewed Surface Vessel Ends 22-Day Offshore Mission

Aug 18, 2020

Maxlimer, a 12-meter uncrewed surface vessel (USV) owned by SEA-KIT returned to Plymouth, England on Friday after 22 days of remote survey operations on Europe’s continental margin.The project has been dubbed a major achievement for the British…

ABS Grants AiP for Crew Transfer Vessel for U.S. Offshore Wind Ops

Aug 18, 2020

BAR Technologies and Chartwell Marine have received Approval in Principle (AiP) from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for the design and construction of a BAR 30m crew transfer vessel (CTV) aimed for operations in the growing U.S. offshore wind sector…

Kongsberg Hybrid Power System for Island Offshore PSV Trio

Aug 18, 2020

Norwegian offshore support vessel owner Island Offshore has awarded a contract to Kongsberg Maritime to supply turnkey hybrid battery solutions for three platform supply vessels.Two vessels Island Crusader and Island Contender, previously operated…

Altera Names Samsung-built Shuttle Tanker Trio

Aug 17, 2020

Altera Infrastructure held a remote naming ceremony for three new shuttle tankers built by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in South Korea.The 130,000 dwt Current Spirit and 103,000 dwt Altera Wave and Altera Wind are constructed based on Altera's E-shuttle design…

Cyprus: EU 'Appeasement' of Turkey in Exploration Dispute will Go Nowhere

Aug 17, 2020

Cyprus on Monday criticized European Union partners over what it said was diffidence amounting to 'a policy of appeasement' in dealing with Turkey, locked in a stand-off with Cyprus and Greece over energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean…

Gallery: Allseas Completes Tyra Removal Work Off Denmark

Aug 17, 2020

Allseas’ heavy lift vessel Pioneering Spirit has completed a removal campaign of processing and accommodation topsides and flare jackets as part of the Tyra Redevelopment Project for Total E&P Denmark. 'Over the last two weeks, Pioneering Spirit removed more than 27…

Erdogan: Turkey will Retaliate to Any Attack on Seismic Vessel in Mediterranean

Aug 14, 2020

President Tayyip Erdogan warned Greece on Friday that Turkey will retaliate against any attack on its survey vessel Oruc Reis in the eastern Mediterranean in an escalating row between the NATO allies over gas and oil exploration in the region…

Greek, Turkish Warships in 'Mini-Collision' Amid Mediterranean Exploration Dispute

Aug 14, 2020

A Greek and a Turkish warship were involved in a mini-collision on Wednesday during a standoff in the eastern Mediterranean, a Greek defense source said, describing it as an 'accident'.Tensions have risen this week after Turkey sent a survey vessel to the region…

Fugro Charters CSV Southern Ocean for Work in Australia

Aug 14, 2020

Dutch offshore geotechnical services company Fugro has chartered the construction support vessel Southern Ocean for work offshore Australia.CSV Southern Ocean is jointly owned by Bourbon and Oceanteam. Works under the contract with Fugro are scheduled to start in Q4 2020…

PGS Rejects TGS' 'Opportunistic' $600M Offer for Seismic Data Library

Aug 13, 2020

Norwegian offshore seismic surveyor PGS has rejected a $600 million offer to sell its multi-client library to compatriot and rival TGS, deeming it opportunistic, given the dire situation for seismic data companies caused by low oil prices.In an unsolicited…

DOF Subsea Scores Multiple Vessel Charters in Atlantic Region

Aug 13, 2020

Norwegian offshore support vessel owner DOF Subsea has said it has won several new contracts for survey, inspection, maintenance & repair, and decommissioning. 'A selection of the vessels in the DOF Subsea fleet shall be deployed to undertake the work…

BP: No Plans to Sell Azeri Offshore Fields Despite Renewables Push

Aug 13, 2020

British oil major BP has no plans to scale down its oil and gas business in Azerbaijan amid global plans to rebalance its portfolio towards renewables, Bakhtiyar Aslanbayli, BP's vice president for Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Turkey, said.Sources…

Ocean Installer Charters Solstad's Construction Support Vessel

Aug 13, 2020

Norwegian offshore installation company Ocean Installer has awarded Solstad Offshore a contract for the Normand Vision construction support vessel.Solstad Offshore said Thursday that the contract would start in the first quarter [of 2020] and the firm and optional periods cover the majority of 2021…

France to Increase Mediterranean Military Presence over Turkish Oil & Gas Exploration

Aug 13, 2020

France will increase its military presence in the eastern Mediterranean, President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday, calling on Turkey to halt oil and gas exploration in disputed waters that has heightened tensions with Greece.The French leader…

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