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Three Firms in Dorado FPSO FEED Contract Race

Aug 21, 2020

Three FPSO specialists are competing for Santos' Dorado FPSO front end engineering design contract, set to be awarded later this year.This is according to Carnarvon, Santos' partner in the Dorado field discovered offshore W. Australia in 2018…

Boskalis 1H Earnings, 2020 Goal Beat Forecasts

Aug 20, 2020

Dutch marine services provider Boskalis said on Thursday it expected its 2020 core profit to match last year's result, offering a more optimistic outlook than market forecasts citing well-filled order books.The dredging giant, which counts energy companies among its major clients…

GC Rieber Shipping Sells Polar King IMR Vessel

Aug 20, 2020

Oslo-listed offshore vessel owner GC Rieber Shipping has agreed to sell the Polar King inspection maintenance and repair vessel to an unnamed buyer.Due to the sale, an impairment of approximately USD 5 million for Polar King is expected to be recognized as per 30…

Keppel: Converted FLNGs Have Smaller Carbon Footprint Compared to Newly Built Units

Aug 20, 2020

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has said that converted FLNG vessels save approximately 33% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions compared to an FLNG new build, citing a study by environmental consultants, Environmental Resources Management (ERM)…

Shearwater in Its First Ever Seismic Survey Offshore Vietnam

Aug 20, 2020

Norway-based seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has won its first-ever contract in Vietnam.Under the contract signed with operator SK Innovation, Shearwater will be responsible for a towed streamer 3D acquisition over the offshore Block 16-2…

Deme Offshore Wins 'Largest ever' Offshore Wind Inter-array Cable Order

Aug 20, 2020

Belgium-based offshore installation services company Deme Offshore will deliver and install subsea cables for the giant Dogger Bank offshore wind farm, off the North East coast of EnglandUnder a contract which Deme Offshore described as 'substantial'…

Erdogan: No threats can Deter Turkey's Exploration in Mediterranean

Aug 19, 2020

No threats can deter Turkey from seeking natural resources in the eastern Mediterranean, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, adding that Ankara expects actors in the region to take steps to de-escalate tensions.Greece and Cyprus are…

Chrysaor Hires COSL Offshore Rig for Wells in Norway

Aug 19, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor COSL has signed a drilling rig contract with oil company Chrysaor, following a letter of intent signed more than a month ago.The contract is for the COSLInnovator semi-submersible drilling rig to be used for drilling of two wells in Norway next year…

Autonomous Landing System Launched for Offshore Gangways

Aug 19, 2020

Offshore gangways, motion-compensated at that, used for crew and equipment transfers from vessels to offshore oil and gas and wind installations have been around for a while.While the motion-compensation technology keeps a gangway steady for…

Saipem's Giant Construction Vessel Starts Work on UK Offshore Wind Farm

Aug 19, 2020

One of the world’s largest offshore construction vessels Saipem 7000 has arrived 15km off the Fife coast to start the first phase of the offshore construction at the site of Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm.Under the contract awarded in November 2019…

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…

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