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Ramboll buys Apply Altra

Jun 08, 2014

Denmark's Ramboll has acquired Apply Altra in Aberdeen from Norway's Apply Group, and renamed it Ramboll Oil & Gas.  Under the Ramboll name, the former Apply Altra will continue to deliver facilities engineering capability to the oil…

Remote tensioner monitoring cuts downtime

Jun 06, 2014

By installing eWON VPN routers and using the Talk2M Internet-based remote access system from MAC Systems, Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, is now able to securely monitor and quickly resolve issues on its heavy-duty tensioner equipment…

Wood Group wins Shah Deniz 2 contract

Jun 03, 2014

BP Azerbaijan awarded London's Wood Group a £36 million (US$60 million) call-off contract for the Shah Deniz 2 project under a 2007 global agreement. The contract covers subsea engineering and project management services during the subsea execute phase…

Hanøytangen Rig Services partnership launched

Jun 03, 2014

The three Norwegian offshore service companies, Bergen Group, Semco Maritime, and Apply Rig & Modules, have joined forces to setup a new partnership, Hanøytangen Rig Services, to meet the growing rigging service market. According to a statement from the three companies…

Claxton bags its biggest contract

Jun 03, 2014

UK-based Acteon group company Claxton has been awarded its largest single riser contract in its history by Norway's Det norske oljeselskap. The multi-year contract is from January 2014 thru June 2020, and includes high- and low-pressure risers…

Swiber wins Latin American EPIC contract

Jun 02, 2014

Swiber Holdings Ltd. announced it has won an US$80 million engineering, procurement, installation and construction contract in Latin America. The client is undisclosed, but the contract covers subsea development work including pipeline tie-ins…

Composite structures study: Industry contributors sought

May 30, 2014

Industry contributors are wanted to scope the demand for a UK-based, large composites structures center as part of a study for the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). The National Composites Centre (NCC), in conjunction with the University of Southampton…

BP inks Aker frame agreement

May 28, 2014

Aker Solutions has secured a framework agreement to provide engineering, modifications and maintenance services for BP-operated oil and gas fields offshore Norway. The two-year contract is valued at a maximum NOK1.8 billion, with options to extend the work by up to four years…

Aqualis wins Asian construction contracts

May 22, 2014

Norway's Aqualis ASA has won several new construction supervision, transportation & installation and marine warranty contracts in Asia. The total contract value is approximately US$11 million. Aqualis Offshore in Singapore has been awarded…

US Congress to discuss new ocean technologies

May 21, 2014

The US Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee of the US House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) of the 113th Congress will conduct a hearing in Washington, DC on 21 May, about using new ocean technologies…

Siemens charters new jackup for windfarm service

May 20, 2014

Siemens AG has signed a 3-year charter for a new jack-up vessel to be used for service and maintenance operations at more than 1200 offshore wind turbines across northern Europe. The Wind Server jackup (pictured at right) is currently under construction at Nordic Yards in Wismar…

Total taps Technip for Yamal LNG

May 16, 2014

JSC Yamal LNG awarded Technip a major engineering, procurement and construction for the 16 mtpa-capacity Yamal LNG project in Russia, the French company announced 15 May 2014. Technip said it has been involved in planning, engineering and…

Cygnus jacket floats out

May 12, 2014

A year of significant construction work on the Cygnus gas project by Burntisland Fabrication (BiFab) came to fruition recently as major infrastructure sailed out from the yard in Methil, Fife.  Operator GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd (38.75%) and partners Centrica Energy (48…

OTC14: SSP shows off offshore logistics base

May 05, 2014

SSP Offshore Inc. will showcase its offshore logistics base, the SSP HUB, at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston on May 5-8. Earlier this year, Bristow Group, an offshore helicopter service provider, signed an agreement with SSP Offshore Inc…

Global Deepwater Review: Deepwater drives manufacturing expansion

May 01, 2014

A large-bore center tube umbilical cross section. Photo by: DUCO.  The growing deepwater market is driving pipeline and umbilical manufacturing expansion on Newcastle's Walker Riverside in the UK…

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