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Aker BP Extends Charter for Eidesvik's LNG-Powered Platform Supplier

Sep 24, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has extended the charter with Eidesvik Offshore's LNG-powered platform supply vessel Viking Lady.The extension for the 92,2-meter ship built in 2009, will take effect upon the expiration of the current four-month contract that started earlier this month…

Inmarsat's LTE Network to Cover Gulf of Mexico Offshore Vessels

Sep 24, 2020

Global mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat plans to extend its Fleet LTE coverage for offshore service vessels to the Gulf of Mexico.Inmarsat said that the decision to expand in the Gulf of Mexico followed successful trials with V…

Woodside Hires DOF Subsea for Flowline Installation Support

Sep 24, 2020

Australian oil and gas giant Woodside has hired Oslo-listed offshore vessel operator DOF Subsea to support its flowline installation work offshore W. Australia.DOF Subsea said Thursday the contract was for the transportation and installation…

"Key Milestone": Subsea Construction Works Start at Neptune's Seagull Field

Sep 23, 2020

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has informed that subsea construction works have kicked off that will eventually see its Seagull offshore field tied back to BP's ETAP platform in the UK North Sea.Seagull is a high pressure, high temperature…

Video: Cemre Launches SOV Wind of Hope

Sep 22, 2020

A new service operations vessel (SOV) was launched at the Cemre Shipyard in Turkey for French vessel owners Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA).Upon delivery in 2021, the 84-meter SOV Wind of Hope will go to work for Danish wind energy giant Ørsted servicing its Hornsea Two offshore wind farm…

DOF Subsea Nets Two APAC Gigs

Sep 22, 2020

Norwegian subsea services company DOF Subsea has won two contracts in the Asia Pacific region, including work for its Skandi Singaporedive support vessel.DOF Subsea said Tuesday that the first project involved saturation diving, with the Skandi…

Keppel Offshore & Marine Clinches $146,5M in New Orders

Sep 22, 2020

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has secured new construction orders worth around S$200 million (USD146,5 million). The orders include the construction of a Floating Storage Regasification Unit, as well as the largest U.S. hopper dredger…

Seacat Services Orders Two Low-Emission Crew Transfer Vessels for Offshore Wind Ops

Sep 21, 2020

UK-based offshore crew transfer specialist Seacat Services has ordered two multi-hull crew transfer vessels (CTVs) from naval architects, BAR Technologies, designed in partnership with Chartwell Marine.The first vessel, to be built in the UK…

Charter Party Ends Four Years Early for Solstad Offshore Vessel

Sep 18, 2020

Italian oilfield services company Saipem has terminated the charter party for Solstad Offshore's Normand Maximus offshore construction vessel four years early.Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad said Friday that Normand Maximus Operations Ltd…

Fire Breaks Out on Offshore Vessel Near Rig in Canada

Sep 18, 2020

A fire broke out earlier this week on a fast rescue craft aboard the Siem Diamond offshore support vessel in the Atlantic Ocean, east of St. John's Canada.According to the C-NLOPB, the offshore oil and gas safety body for the Newfoundland and Labrador area…

Final Moray East Wind Farm Jackets Loaded in Dubai. Third Substation Installed

Sep 18, 2020

The final batch of jackets that will support offshore wind turbines at the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK was loaded this week at a fabrication yard in Dubai ahead of the sailaway.The news was shared Thursday afternoon (CET) by DEME Offshore…

Ocean Installer Names Ex-DOF Subsea UK Boss to Lead Its UK Business

Sep 18, 2020

Norwegian offshore installation services company Ocean Installer has appointed Robert (Bob) Gillespie, a former DOF Subsea UK boss, as managing director of its UK business.Gillespie will lead the company’s UK office based in Aberdeen, where…

GC Rieber's Ice-Breaker to Stay in Sakhalin with Exxon for Three More Years

Sep 17, 2020

Norwegian offshore and shipping firm GC Rieber Shipping has secured a two-year contract extension for the icebreaker Polar Pevek with Exxon Neftegas at the Russian Far East.The vessel is operating off Sakhalin Island, in far-east Russia. It…

Wilson Sons Names New CEO of Operations in Brazil

Sep 17, 2020

Brazilian maritime logistics and port operator Wilson Sons has accepted the resignation of Cezar Baião from the position of CEO of Operations in Brazil, effective from March 5, 2021. The company has this week said that its board has accepted…

Gazprom Vessel Sets Sail for Nord Stream 2 Base in Germany

Sep 17, 2020

A vessel of Russian gas giant Gazprom has departed for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline's supply base in Germany, data showed on Wednesday, in a sign that Moscow is still determined to push on with the politically-charged project.Nord Stream 2…

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