Offshore Vessels News - page 198


Sovcomflot, Sakhalin Energy extend cooperation

Jul 07, 2014

SCF Group (Sovcomflot) and Sakhalin Energy Investment Co. Ltd. (Sakhalin Energy) have signed a contract for the construction and long-term operation of three multifunctional icebreaking standby vessels to serve the Sakhalin-2 offshore energy platforms…

ProSep opens new facility and appoints new GM

Jul 07, 2014

Houston based oil, gas and water treatment specialist, ProSep has launched a new manufacturing service for third party clients at its purpose-built fabrication facility on Clara Road. ProSep has the capability to construct large structural fabrications…

Damen delivers Fugro Proteus

Jul 07, 2014

Fugro took delivery of the newbuild Fugro Proteus from Damen Shipyards, the first of three Fugro offshore coastal survey vessels (FOCSV) scheduled for delivery in 2014, both companies announced on 4 July 2014. The compact survey vessel is capable of undertaking a wide range of survey…

ABS, DSME to develop LNG drillship

Jul 02, 2014

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a provider of classification services to the global offshore industry, has entered into a joint development project (JDP) with South Korea’ s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to develop the industry’ s first LNG-fueled drillship…

Stanford Mustang delivered

Jul 02, 2014

Stanford Marine announced that its news anchor handling tug, the Stanford Mustang, has been delivered. The Stanford Mustang, a 50m DP2 tug, was specially designed to handle a specific charter in Qatar and was built at Fujian Mawei shipyard in Fuzhou…

Boskalis, SAAM establish American towing JV

Jul 02, 2014

Royal Boskalis Westminster NV and SAAM SA have created a joint harbor towage operation in Brazil, Mexico, Canada and Panama. The intended partnership, which is between SMIT, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boskalis, and SAAM, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sociedad Matriz SAAM SA…

Normand Vision starts work for Ocean Installer

Jul 02, 2014

Solstad Offshore has taken delivery of the US$250 million Normand Vision (pictured) subsea vessel from Norway's Vard Group, part of the Fincantieri Group, at Søviknes. The vessel has now started an eight-year charter with Norway based Ocean Installer…

Wartsila wins intervention vessel supply deal

Jul 01, 2014

Wärtsilä will supply generating sets for two new well intervention vessels for Norway's Siem Offshore, the company announced on 30 June. The contract's scope calls for the supply of eight 6-cylinder in-line Wärtsilä 32 generating sets…

Polarcus starts 3D multi-client survey off Ireland

Jul 01, 2014

Polarcus Amani has mobilized for a 4400sq km RIGHTBAND 3D multi-client survey in the Southern Porcupine basin, offshore Ireland. The multi-client project, being acquired in collaboration with ION GeoVentures and GeoPartners, will be the largest…

EMAS AMC installs 50th platform for Chevron in Thailand

Jul 01, 2014

EMAS AMC, announced it has installed its 50th platform for Chevron in the Gulf of Thailand. Under a multi-year contract that began in 2011, EMAS AMC has also successfully laid 376km of subsea pipes utilizing the construction vessel Lewek Champion…

Euronav receives first 8 VLCCs from Maersk Singapore

Jul 01, 2014

On 5 January 2014, Euronav NV announced it would acquire 15 very large crude carriers (VLCC) from Maersk Tankers Singapore Pte Ltd. Today, Euronav said that eight of the VLCCs have been delivered in the first half of 2014. Deliveries…

Subsea 7 eyes US projects with shake-up

Jul 01, 2014

Two Subsea 7 board members have resigned so that the company can use its vessels for energy development related projects in US waters. The move, which saw Robert Long and Allen Stevens, both US citizens, step down, was to enable Subsea 7…

Keppel lands Kraken and Shah Deniz jobs

Jul 01, 2014

Keppel Offshore & Marine subsidiaries Keppel Shipyard and Keppel Singmarine Pte have secured contracts worth a total of S$368 million for North Sea and Caspian Sea projects. Keppel Shipyard has won the contract for the conversion…

Johan Castberg delayed until 2015

Jun 30, 2014

Statoil announced further delay in developing the Johan Castberg project, postponing final concept selection on the Barents Sea project until 2015.  “Unfortunately, the exploration campaign has proven less new oil resources in the Castberg area than expected…

Leviathan group signs Egyptian export deal

Jun 30, 2014

The Leviathan field consortium has signed a preliminary deal with BG Group to export up to 3.75Tcf of natural gas over a 15-year period to the UK major’s LNG plant in Idku, Egpyt, operator Noble Energy announced. Under the terms of the non-binding letter of intent (LOI)…

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