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BW Opal FPSO Starts Taking Final Shape Ahead of Barossa Assignment

Feb 09, 2024

FPSO leasing company BW Offshore has made progress on the topside module integration for the newbuild floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit BW Opal, that will be deployed at Santos' Barossa gas project, offshore Australia.The teams are keeping busy to complete construction of the topside modules in Dyna-Mac and the turret modules in Profab, with the integration and commissioning activities having started at the Seatrium Tuas Boulevard Yard…

McDermott Scoops Contract for CCS Project Offshore Malaysia

Jan 16, 2024

Offshore engineering and construction firm McDermott has been awarded a contract from Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering (MMHE) for the Kasawari Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) project, located offshore Sarawak in East Malaysia.Under the scope of the contract…

Barossa Project: BW Offshore's Massive FPSO Hull Sets Sail for Singapore

Nov 09, 2023

FPSO leasing company BW Offshore said Thursday that the hull of BW Opal, one of the largest FPSO hulls ever built and destined for Santos' Barossa gas project in Australia, had set sail from a yard in South Korea and was en route to Singapore for topside integration…

McDermott-PTSC Consortium Tapped for $1B Vietnam Offshore Gas Project

Oct 31, 2023

A McDermott-Petrovietnam Technical Services Corporation (PTSC) consortium has received a limited letter of award from Vietnam's Phu Quoc Petroleum Operating Company for engineering, procurement, construction, installation (EPCI), and hook-up and commissioning (HUC) services…

McDermott Bags Major Subsea Pipeline, Cable Order in Qatar

Jul 12, 2023

Offshore installation firm McDermott has secured a major subsea pipelines and cables engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) project from Qatargas.The award is related to the North Field Production Sustainability (NFPS) Offshore Fuel Gas Pipeline and Subsea Cables Project…

Offshore Wind: Taiwan's First DP3 Heavy Lift and Installation Vessel Completed

Jun 30, 2023

The construction of the 'Green Jade' DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel, the first such vessel built in Taiwan, was completed Friday.The vessel was commissioned by the CDWE consortium consisting of Belgium's DEME Offshore and Taiwan's CSBC…

Malaysia's Sapura Energy Lands $303 Million in Contracts for Offshore Projects

Jun 08, 2023

Malaysia's Sapura Energy said Thursday it had, between December 2022 and May 2023, secured ten contracts worth around 1.4 billion Malaysian ringgit (currently around $303 million) across the Asia Pacific and Atlantic regions.The contracts were secured across its Engineering and Construction (E&C)…

Lamprell Names New CEO

May 15, 2023

Offshore energy engineering and construction services company Lamprell has appointed a new CEO, Ian Prescott. 'With a distinguished career spanning across the oil & gas, petrochemical, mining, power and water industries, Ian has a demonstrated…

Petra Energy Wins HUC Deal for World's Largest Offshore CCS Project

May 12, 2023

Petra Energy's Petra Resources subsidiary has been awarded a subcontract from Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Sdn. Bhd. (“MMHE”) for Hook Up and Commissioning (HUC) Works for Kasawari Carbon Capture and Storage Project.In November 2022…

MISC Unveils 'Green' FPSO Design

May 03, 2023

MISC, a Malaysian provider of offshore energy solutions and facilities, on Tuesday unveiled what it called a 'future-ready Newbuild Floating Production Storage & Offloading (NBFPSO) Unit' at OTC Houston 2023. 'It is the world’s first NBFPSO…

Seaway 7 to Install Subsea Cables at Hai Long Offshore Wind Project

Feb 21, 2023

Seaway 7, a renewables-focused subsidiary of the offshore installation firm Subsea 7, has won a contract for the transport and installation of cables for the Hai Long offshore wind project in Taiwan.This contract award completes the key procurement for the project…

DOF Subsea Nets Construction Support Gig at Brownfield Project Off Malaysia

Dec 21, 2022

Subsea services firm DOF Subsea said Wednesday it had secured a construction support contract at a brownfield expansion project in Malaysia.DOF Subsea will provide services related to riser and spool installation, including air and saturation diving…

DEME, Penta-Ocean Unveil Upgraded Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Model

Dec 07, 2022

Belgium's Princess Astrid of Belgium and Japanese State Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Hiroo Ishii took part in the unveiling ceremony of the upgraded ‘Sea Challenger’ offshore wind turbine installation vessel in Tokyo on Tuesday…

Japan's Windy Network Acquires Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV

Aug 25, 2022

Windy Network, a Japanese 3D survey company, has chosen a Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater remotely operated vehicle for its operations.The company plans to deploy the ROV on a wide range of missions, including academic research, marine archaeology…

Taiwan: Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Delivers First Power to the Grid as 12 Turbines Installed

Jul 22, 2022

The Formosa 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan has reached two important construction milestones: the installation of 12 turbines and the successful transmission of power to the national grid.Once fully completed, the project will have 47 8 MW…

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