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Banff FPSO Arrives at Kishorn Port ahead of Recycling

Sep 08, 2020

Teekay's Banff FPSO, which recently ceased production in the UK North Sea, has arrived at Kishorn Port for temporary mooring, ahead of recycling.The Banff FPSO had been producing oil for CNRI at the Banff and Kyle fields, some 200 kilometers…

Damen Delivers Fast Crew Supplier to Rederij Groen

Sep 08, 2020

Damen Shipyards Group delivered a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 to Rederij Groen, who has secured a contract to use the vessel to undertake crew transfers for the oil and gas industry in Germany and DenmarkThe first new FCS 2710 to be delivered in the Netherlands…

PGS Completes Seismic Survey Offshore Angola. Fast-Track Data in Q4

Sep 08, 2020

Norwegian seismic data acquisition firm PGS has completed a large seismic survey offshore Angola using the 2008-built Ramform Sovereign vessel.The 2020 PGS Namibe Basin survey connects the 3D seismic coverage of southern Angola with PGS seismic data library coverage in Namibia…

GC Rieber to Transfer Fleet Management Business to OSM

Sep 08, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner and manager GC Rieber Shipping has signed an agreement to transfer its fleet management services business to OSM Maritime Group, and become a pure shipowner.Under the agreement, GC Rieber Shipping will transfer all technical…

Ampelmann Nets Gangway Deal with McDermott in India

Sep 08, 2020

Dutch offshore gangway solutions provider Ampelmann has won a contract that will see one of its crew-transfer gangways deployed offshore India.Ampelmann said Tuesday that it had signed a contract with offshore engineering and construction firm…

Ørsted Hires Solstad Offshore Vessel for Offshore Wind Farm Work in Taiwan

Sep 07, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has won its second offshore wind contract in Taiwan in less than a month.Following an offshore wind contract award with an unnamed firm in Taiwan for its construction support vessel Normand Baltic…

VIDEO: World's Largest Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel Wraps its First Offshore Wind Gig

Sep 07, 2020

Dutch offshore installation contractor Heerema Marine Contractors has installed the first jacket of TenneT's Hollandse Kust (Zuid) offshore wind farm substation in the Dutch North Sea.Using its giant Sleipnir semi-submersible crane vessel, Heerema…

MMA Offshore Nets Long-Term Charter Extension with Woodside for AHT Duo

Sep 04, 2020

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has secured vessel charter extensions with Woodside Energy.The contracts are for two of MMA Offshore vessels and will run until March 2022.'These extensions increase the Company’s contracted revenue…

Petrobras Extends Charters for Three Subsea 7 PLSVs

Sep 04, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has extended contracts with offshore services company Subsea 7 for three pipelay support vessels (PLSVs) operating offshore Brazil. Subsea 7 said Friday that the extensions of long-term contracts had a combined value of about $155 million…

PDVSA, Eni Looking at Options to Offload Oil from Idle FSO

Sep 03, 2020

Venezuela's state-run PDVSA and Eni are looking at options to safely offload crude from a floating storage facility on Venezuela's eastern coast that has remained idle for over a year due to U.S. sanctions, according to sources close to the discussions and a statement from the Italian oil company…

PHOTO: Ninian Northern Topside Ready for Decommissioning at Lerwick

Sep 03, 2020

Following last week's removal of the Ninian Northern platform topside from its offshore location in the UK North Sea, and its arrival to Lerwick, the topside has now been loaded out at Lerwick Harbour's Dales Voe Base.'The operation to load-in the 14…

With Dampier Spirit FSO Set to Leave Stag Field, Jadestone Turns to Tankers

Sep 03, 2020

Oil and gas firm Jadestone Energy has signed new offtake arrangements for its Stag offshore oil field in W. Australia as the FSO used to take oil off the Stag platform is set to retire.Jadestone’s Stag oilfield produces crude oil via a fixed leg…

OCIMF Extends Remote Inspection Option for Offshore Vessels

Sep 02, 2020

From today, the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) is including a remote vessel inspection option as a temporary tool within its Offshore Vessel Inspection Database (OVID), the inspection protocol for offshore vessels. The option…

Harvey Gulf Upgrades PSV to "Tri-fuel" Vessel

Sep 02, 2020

U.S.-based offshore vessel owner Harvey Gulf said Wednesday it completed an upgrade of its platform supply vessel Harvey Energy, making it the first 'tri-fuel' PSV in the U.S.Harvey completed the installation of a Wartsila battery-power system…

Equinor's Johan Castberg FPSO Faces Delays as "Weld and Fatigue-analysis Errors" Found

Sep 02, 2020

Delivery of the FPSO destined for Equinor's Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea is expected to be delayed after the company found issues with the weld quality and fatigue calculations program.The FPSO hull was ordered by Equinor (then known…

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