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Offshore Maintenance Backlogs: Breaking the Cycle

Jan 21, 2021

According to Rystad Energy, offshore maintenance budgets were slashed by at least 35% in 2020, thanks to severe spending cuts and Covid-19 restrictions. This could create conditions with a result of equipment failure, asset downtime, and critical health and safety issues…

Rovco Tapped for Subsea Services at Beatrice Wind Farm

Jan 18, 2021

Rovco, a UK-based provider of ROV and hydrographic services, has signed a contract to carry out work on offshore wind farm Beatrice, the Scottish largest operational offshore wind farm.  Rovco, which did not share the value of the contract,…

Dayang Enterprise to Maintain Shell's Topsides in Malaysia

Dec 24, 2020

Malaysia's Dayang Enterprise has secured a contract extension from Shell for the provision of topside maintenance services in Malaysia.The company has signed contract extensions with Shell's Malaysian subsidiaries Sarawak Shell Berhad and Sabah Shell Petroleum Company Limited…

iFROG: Robot for Cleaning and Inspection of Offshore Wind Monopiles Completes Trials

Dec 02, 2020

An amphibious robot called iFROG capable of working in teams to clean and inspect monopiles above water level and up to 60 meters below (~6 bar), has successfully completed trials at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth…

Olympic, Safeway Team Up for Offshore Wind Farm Gig with JDR

Nov 24, 2020

Offshore vessel owner Olympic Shipping and gangway provider Safeway are cooperating on the Sandbank wind farm project off Germany, under a contract by subsea power cable provider JDR Cables.Olympic Shipping's multi-purpose offshore vessel Olympic…

ARMS Reliability Wins Contract with MODEC

Nov 23, 2020

ARMS Reliability said it has reached an agreement with floating production solutions provider MODEC to assist with optimization and rapid strategy development of asset maintenance management philosophy for MODEC’s newest floating production…

UK: Sparrows in 5-Year Offshore Inspection Services Deal

Nov 11, 2020

Offshore engineering and maintenance solutions provider Sparrows Group has said it has won a five-year contract with a major UK Continental Shelf operator to provide inspection services across all its assets in the region.The company, which didn't reveal the identity of the client said…

Film-Ocean Hires Gair as Inspection Manager

Nov 03, 2020

Remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) inspection and integrity support services company Film-Ocean Ltd said it has appointed George Gair as inspection manager.Gair joined the business in early September and since starting has already met…

Malaysia's Handal Nets Offshore Crane Maintenance Work with Carigali Hess

Oct 13, 2020

Malaysian offshore services firm Handal Energy has won a contract with Carigali Hess Operating Company to provide crane maintenance services.Handal said Tuesday that the contract had been awarded to its subsidiary Handal Cranes.Under the contract…

ConocoPhillips Extends North Sea Maintenance Agreement with Aker Solutions

Sep 11, 2020

Norwegian offshore services provider Aker Solutions has been awarded a three-year extension to an existing framework agreement for work at North Sea fields operated by U.S. oil firm ConocoPhillips.Aker Solutions will remain  ConocoPhillips'…

Unity Nets North Sea Extension

Sep 02, 2020

Aberdeen-based well integrity services company has been awarded a three-year contract extension by an unnamed UK North Sea operator.Unity said Wednesday that the contract extension would see the company continue to serve three northern North Sea platforms…

Platform Leaking Natural Gas in US Gulf of Mexico

Sep 01, 2020

The U.S. Coast Guard said it was responding to a natural gas release from an unmanned production platform approximately three miles offshore of Corpus Christi, Texas, Tuesday.The agency said its watchstanders received a report of white smoke…

Boskalis Completes North Sea Pipeline Replacement Project for Perenco

Aug 31, 2020

Boskalis Subsea Services, a subsidiary of the Dutch marine services giant Boskalis, on Monday said it had completed work on a North Sea pipeline as part of a 'multi-million-pound' contract awarded to it by Perenco. The Aberdeen-based company mobilized the dive support vessel (DSV) the Boka Da Vinci…

New Owners Take Over Polar King IMR Vessel

Aug 26, 2020

Oslo-listed offshore vessel owner GC Rieber Shipping said Tuesday it had delivered the Polar King inspection, maintenance, and repair vessel to its new owners.The delivery to new owners, who are yet to be named, comes following last week's announcement…

Petrobras Awards Fugro Three Long-Term ROV Contracts

Aug 26, 2020

Dutch offshore services company Fugro has won three long-term contracts by Petrobras to provide remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services for a variety of subsea activities in Brazil.'All three contracts are for 3-year firm periods with additional 1-year options…

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