Haun, Eric

Haun, Eric

Editor
Eric Haun is editor of Marine News. He has covered the commercial maritime and offshore industries for MarineLink.com and Maritime Reporter & Engineering News since 2013, and was previously managing editor of Offshore Engineer and Marine Technology Reporter.
New York, USA • Email: [email protected]

Pirates Attack Anchor Handler off Equatorial Guinea

Nov 25, 2019

Pirates have abducted seven crew members from an anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel offshore Equatorial Guinea, the vessel's owner Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) said.The Singaporean-flagged Pacific Warden was attacked on November 20, 2019 at approximately 5 a…

Predictive Maintenance

Oct 25, 2019

Asset managers leveraging advanced sensor technologies, vast pools of stored and processed data, and real-time analytics are able to foresee—and prevent—costly component failures.A recent report from Lloyd’s Register points out that predictive…

MODEC, Yinson Win FPSO Charters from Petrobras

Oct 16, 2019

Brazilian state-run oil company Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) has signed letters of intent with Japan’s MODEC and Malaysia’s Yinson for charter contracts for two floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) for the Marlim field offshore Brazil…

Brazil's New Dawn

Oct 10, 2019

Brazil’s offshore oil and gas sector: it’s complicated, challenging and rife with opportunity.Brazil today is seeing offshore activity increase, production is on the rise, and its government has made significant strides to remove obstacles for investment…

Bourbon Rhode Search Continues

Oct 08, 2019

Search teams continue to scour the Atlantic Ocean for traces of seven mariners still missing offshore tug supply vessel Bourbon Rhode, which sank near a category 4 hurricane in September, the vessels' owner said.'To date, the search operations…

Fourth Bourbon Rhode Crew Member Confirmed Dead

Oct 02, 2019

Bourbon confirmed on Wednesday that the body of a fourth crew member has been recovered following the sinking of its vessel Bourbon Rhode last week. Only three of the 14 Bourbon Rhode crew members have been rescued as the search continues for seven mariners still missing…

Three Confirmed Dead in Bourbon Rhode Sinking

Oct 01, 2019

The bodies of two more crew members from sunken offshore tug supply vessel Bourbon Rhode have been recovered by search teams in the Atlantic Ocean, the vessel's owner Bourbon announced on Tuesday. Three crew members are confirmed deceased, three…

Offshore Vessel Sinks: 3 Rescued, 1 Dead, 10 Missing

Sep 30, 2019

French offshore vessels owner Bourbon confirmed that its tug supply vessel Bourbon Rhode sank in middle of the Atlantic Ocean while navigating heavy seas near a category 4 hurricane on Thursday. Three crew members have been rescued, the body of one deceased has been recovered…

Bourbon Vessel Taking on Water Near Hurricane Lorenzo

Sep 26, 2019

Bourbon said a mission has been launched to rescue 14 crew from one of its vessels taking on water in heavy seas near a category 4 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean.The French offshore vessels owner said water is entering the stern of the 49.5-meter tug supply vessel Bourbon Rhode…

Var Energi Buys Exxon's Norway Assets for $4.5 Bln

Sep 26, 2019

ExxonMobil said on Thursday it will sell its Norwegian upstream oil and gas assets to independent exploration and production company Vår Energi for $4.5 billion as part of an ongoing large-scale global divestment plan.The deal, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter…

A Piece of the Puzzle

Sep 03, 2019

As technological advancements continue, subsea processing equipment such as gas compression – now moving beyond Norwegian waters for the first time – may prove to be an increasingly important piece of the offshore production puzzle.“The overall subsea landscape is changing radically…

TechnipFMC’s iEPCI

Aug 22, 2019

An integrated contract model combining the supply of subsea production systems (SPS) with the design and installation of subsea umbilical, risers and flowlines (SURF) has emerged as a top project-getter for services company TechnipFMC.The London-headquartered company…

Standardized Subsea Processing

Aug 20, 2019

When used under the right circumstances, subsea processing technologies have clear and obvious benefits as an enabler for increased oil recovery and even as a more environmentally friendly alternative to conventional processing equipment.In many instances…

SBM's Third Fast4Ward Hull Under Construction

Aug 08, 2019

Construction on SBM Offshore's third Fast4Ward floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) hull recently began at Chinese shipyard Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding and Offshore (SWS), the Dutch FPSO provider revealed on Thursday…

Thought Leadership: Class & Regulations

Jul 09, 2019

Senior representatives from “thought leaders” ABS, DNV GL and Lloyd’s Register weigh in on some of the top class and regulatory issues facing the offshore industry today, from decommissioning and decarbonization to cyber security, unmanned surface vessels and beyond…

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