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COTCO Hires Maersk Supply Service for FSO Mooring System Maintenance

Sep 02, 2021

Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (COTCO) has awarded Maersk Supply Service a mooring system maintenance project contract for a Floating Storage and Offloading unit offshore Cameroon.The contract is for the second phase of the mooring maintenance…

Noble Drillship Damaged by Hurricane Ida

Sep 01, 2021

The U.S. Coast Guard said on Wednesday it is responding to a drillship that reportedly sustained damage as Hurricane Ida ripped through the Gulf of Mexico and into Louisiana as a Category 4 storm.The agency said it was notified during the storm…

TechnipFMC Says Vessel Contract with Petrobras 'Significant'

Sep 01, 2021

Oilfield services giant TechnipFMC has shed more light on vessel contracts it recently secured with Petrobras in Brazil in cooperation with the Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF.DOF last week said it had, in JV with TechnipFMC, secured three…

Kistos Hails 'Extremely Positive' Drilling Results in Dutch North Sea. Plans Wind Farm Buy

Sep 01, 2021

Energy firm Kistos on Wednesday said the initial results of an appraisal well at its block in the Dutch North Sea were better than expected with CEO describing the result as 'extremely positive.' The company also announced a wind farm investment deal…

Waterjet Propelled Workboat Delivered for work Offshore in the Gulf of Guinea

Sep 01, 2021

A 12m workboat built by Strategic Marine has completed sea trials and was delivered to Tullow Ghana Limited.The vessel will be deployed to offshore deepwater projects in the Gulf of Guinea.To this end the vessel has been fitted with an advanced marine propulsion system…

Danish Offshore Vessel Owner Looking to Recruit 50 Seafarers

Sep 01, 2021

Danish offshore vessel owner Esvagt is looking to recruit around 50 seafarers on the back of recently awarded contracts with energy giant TotalEnergies.'New long-term contracts with TotalEnergies on seven vessels for operations in the North…

MHO's New CTVs Have Zero-emissions Capability

Aug 26, 2021

A pair of hybrid crew transfer vessels (CTV) with extensive zero-emission capability have been delivered to service the Hornsea Project 2 offshore wind farm in the U.K. North Sea for Ørsted.The newbuilds, MHO Asgard and MHO Apollo, built by AFAI Southern Shipyard in China…

Boatbuilders SAFE Boats, Diverse Marine Target US Offshore Wind

Aug 26, 2021

Boatbuilders SAFE Boats International and Diverse Marine are teaming up to build vessels for the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind market.For the past three years U.S.-based SAFE Boats has been working with U.K.-based Diverse Marine promoting SAFE Boat designs in European markets…

Cambodia Seeks Return of Ship Carrying Country's First Oil Output

Aug 26, 2021

The Cambodian government is seeking the return of an oil tanker and its crew who have been detained in Indonesia, alleging that the ship had loaded oil illegally from an offshore oil field, a government official said on Thursday.The Bahamas…

DEME Offshore's Jack-Up to Get Huisman Crane for Giant Next-gen Wind Turbines

Aug 26, 2021

Belgian offshore installation contractor DEME Offshore is set to upgrade the crane capacity on its DP2 jack-up installation vessel ‘Sea Installer’ from 900 tonnes to 1,600 tonnes. The crane, to be built by the Dutch crane manufacturer Huisman…

OMSA Reports Alleged Jones Act Violation in the US Gulf of Mexico

Aug 24, 2021

A new report from a U.S. offshore services trade group details alleged Jones Act violations by a foreign-flagged vessel in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA), which recently launched its Jones Act Enforcer program to document and report violations of the U…

Petrobras Awards 3-year Deals for DOF/TechnipFMC PLSV Duo

Aug 24, 2021

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has contracted awarded contracts for two pipelay support vessels owned by DOF and TechnipFMC.Oslo-listed DOF Subsea said Tuesday that the contracts, for three years each, are for the vessels Skandi Vitória and Skandi Niteroi…

Maersk Supply Service Nets One-year Vessel Charter Extension in Angola

Aug 24, 2021

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service has secured a one-year contract extension for one of its subsea support vessels in Angola.In a social media post on Monday, Maersk Supply Service said it would provide the full scope IRM services for an undisclosed oil major in Angola…

Offshore Worker Injured During Lifeboat Winch Load Testing at Hebron Platform

Aug 24, 2021

An offshore worker got injured last Friday on the Avalon Sea offshore support vessel while supporting operations on ExxonMobil's Hebron platform in the Atlantic Ocean, offshore Canada.He was injured while supporting activities associated with lifeboat winch load testing on the Hebron Platform…

NOV to Design and Equip Cadeler's New WTIVs

Aug 23, 2021

NOV announced it has signed a contract to design and equip two wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) newbuilds for Denmark-based Cadeler. The new vessels will have the largest jacking capacity in the industry and will be able to transport…

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