Haun, Eric

Haun, Eric

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]

Interview: Allen Leatt, CEO, IMCA

Apr 29, 2019

The mission of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is 'to improve performance in the marine contracting industry', and that’s precisely what Allen Leatt has set out to do since taking over as the trade association’s chief executive in 2015…

New Jackup Delivered to EnscoRowan

Apr 26, 2019

Singapore-based rig builder Keppel FELS announced Friday it has delivered a new jackup rig to EnscoRowan. The US based driller, the product of a recent merger between Ensco and Rowan, has a contract to deploy the rig in the UK North Sea.The…

FPSO Allan to Get Anchoring Upgrade

Apr 04, 2019

The Yinson floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Allan will receive an anchoring system upgrade prior to deployment at the Anyala and Madu fields within leases 83 and 85 offshore Nigeria later this year.Norwegian FPSO systems…

Oregon Gov. Signs Offshore Drilling Ban Into Law

Mar 29, 2019

Oregon Governor Kate Brown on Wednesday signed a bill indefinitely blocking offshore drilling in the U.S. west coast state's territorial waters as lawmakers from several coastal states move to close their shorelines to oil and gas exploration…

Aker Energy Submits $4.4 Bln Ghana Plan

Mar 28, 2019

Norwegian oil company Aker Energy said on Thursday it has submitted to Ghana a $4.4 billion plan for developing the Deepwater Tano/Cape Three Points (DWT/CTP) block offshore Ghana.The block's Pecan field, located about 115 kilometers off the West African country in ultra-deep waters ranging from 2…

Storm Halts Infill Drilling at Stag

Mar 25, 2019

A tropical cyclone has led Jadestone Energy to pause its infill drilling program at the Stag oilfield offshore Australia, the independent oil and gas production company in an operational update on Monday.Jadestone said the Ensco 107 jack-up rig arrived on location at the Stag platform on March 15…

The Seadrill Approach to Health and Safety

Mar 15, 2019

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill has set out to define a new health standard for thousands of its employees before they embark on rigs offshore.The company, in partnership with occupational health services provider International SOS, in 2016 implemented a modern…

Awilco Orders Drilling Rig from Keppel

Mar 08, 2019

UK based Awilco Drilling has exercised an option to have a second mid-water semisubmersible drilling rig built by Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine, the builder announced on Friday.The option, which Keppel said is worth about $425 million…

Offshore Wind Players Bid to Supply NY

Feb 14, 2019

Several offshore wind players have submitted separate bids to supply New York with power from planned projects off the coast of Long Island.The proposals from Norway's Equinor and three joint ventures come in response to New York’s 800 MW procurement…

Does Subsea Need More Consolidation?

Feb 06, 2019

Following “big consolidation activity” within the subsea industry in 2016 and 2017, slowed merger and acquisition action in 2018 has created challenges for the sector, according to Mike Beveridge, managing director at energy investment banking firm Simmons Energy…

Untethered Subsea Power

Feb 01, 2019

U.S. based tech conglomerate Teledyne has long supplied fuel cell technologies for NASA and other customers for space and terrestrial applications. Now its Teledyne Energy Systems, Inc. (TESI) arm is looking to take the technology to new depths…

Asia Pacific: 2019 Will Be ‘Relatively Low-key’

Jan 30, 2019

The Asia-Pacific offshore oil and gas industry has begun to emerge from the recent global downturn, but remains among the regions where the road to recovery has been particularly slow.“Australia has seen positive news on new liquefied natural…

The New Offshore Engineer Magazine has Arrived

Jan 25, 2019

The inaugural edition of the relaunched Offshore Engineer magazine is now available, in print and online.Inside the January/February issue you'll find insight on the technologies and projects driving the offshore energy industry, including:FLNGThe…

PSA Probing West Phoenix Rig Fire

Nov 09, 2018

Norway's offshore safety watchdog said it has launched a probe into a fire that broke out on the West Phoenix mobile drilling unit on Monday.The fire reportedly broke out the West Phoenix mud laboratory while the rig was drilling for Equinor in the Norwegian Sea…

Reach Charters Topaz Tiamat

Nov 08, 2018

Norwegian based Reach Subsea said it has entered an agreement with Dubai headquartered Topaz Energy and Marine to charter newbuild light subsea construction vessel Topaz Tiamat for 2.5 years, plus three one-year options.The Norwegian-built vessel…

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