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Rystad: Hurt by Pandemic, Offshore Helicopter Traffic Drops 15%

Dec 09, 2020

The global pandemic has led to a drop in the global demand for offshore helicopter transport services, Rystad Energy said this week, however, adding that an improvement is expected in 2021.Per Rystad, a Norway based energy market intelligence company, helicopter traffic was affected as non-critical maintenance crews were moved to shore and other non-essential operations at offshore facilities were preventatively deferred to reduce the risk of contamination and conserve cash…

NHV Sells Six H155 Helicopters

Dec 16, 2020

Offshore helicopter services provider NHV Group on Wednesday announced the sale of its remaining H155 helicopters to HeliGlobe (Denmark). The brokerage company entered into the agreement on behalf of their client Air Greenland, NHV said.According to NHV…

Norway: CHC Nets Three-Year Offshore Crew Transfer Deal with Equinor, Vår Energi

Dec 09, 2020

Offshore helicopter operator CHC has won a three-year contract with the Norwegian oil firm Equinor to provide personnel transportation services from Stavanger airport, Sola with two helicopters. Also, Equinor and Vår Energi have agreed to share capacity on one of the helicopters…

HeliService Wins Two North Sea Gigs

Oct 27, 2020

German offshore helicopter transportation company HeliService has won offshore wind-related contracts with TenneT and Deutsche Windtechnik.In a social media post on Tuesday, HeliService said that it would as of November 2020 exclusively conduct all hoist flights for Tennet in the Dutch North Sea…

54 North Sea Oil Workers Isolating Over Possible COVID-19 Exposure in Helicopters

Oct 17, 2020

North Sea oil and gas operator Taqa has asked 54 offshore workers to self-isolate for precaution after, during shared helicopter flights, they got into contact with seven Brae platforms workers who later tested positive for Covid 19.In a statement sent to Offshore Engineer…

Offshore Helicopter Firm Bristow Names CFO

Sep 17, 2020

Offshore helicopter operator Bristow has appointed Jennifer Whalen as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.Whalen will be responsible for accounting, financial reporting, investor relations, M&A, tax, and other financial aspects of the company…

CHC Helicopters Wins Extension for Neptune Energy Crew Transfers in Dutch North Sea

Sep 16, 2020

Offshore helicopter operator CHC Helicopters has won a contract extension with oil company Neptune Energy for the provision of crew transfer services in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.The extension is for two years, and CHC will continue…

CHC Helicopters for Ørsted's Hornsea Two Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 06, 2020

Denmark-based offshore wind developer Ørsted has awarded CHC Helicopter the contract for aerial transportation during the construction and operations phases of its Hornsea Two offshore wind farm off the UK.CHC will continue to work with UniFly to deliver flight operations for Hornsea One…

NHV Helicopters for Shell, NAM North Sea Crews

Jul 01, 2020

Offshore helicopter transportation services provider NHV Group will fly Shell and NAM workers to North Sea facilities under a long-term contract starting Wednesday, July 1, 2020.Belgium-based helicopter company has won the three-year contract with Shell UK & NAM…

Helicopter Operator NHV Clinches 5-Year Deal with Ithaca Energy

Jun 15, 2020

Belgium-based offshore helicopter provider NHV Group has signed a five-year contract extension with North Sea-focused oil company Ithaca Energy.The contract is for the provision of aviation services to the Ithaca Energy Group’s operated FPF-1 installation…

Offshore Helicopter Players Bristow, Era Complete Merger

Jun 12, 2020

Helicopter providers Bristow Group and Era Group have completed their previously proposed merger. The merged company now owns a fleet of more than 300 helicopters.In a joint statement on Thursday, the companies, providing helicopter services to the offshore energy industry…

Equinor Extends Helicopter Services Contracts with CHC

Jun 10, 2020

Norwegian oil company Equinor has extended helicopter services contracts with offshore helicopter operator CHC in Norway.CHC said Tuesday the extensions with Equinor were for both the Tampen/Oseberg and Heidrun contracts for one year, effective from September 2020 to August 2021…

MHI Vestas Taps DHSS for Borssele OWF Helicopter Services

May 28, 2020

Offshore wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas has awarded Dutch DHSS a contract to manage helicopter services for crew change flights during the installation & commissioning phase of wind turbines at the 731,5MW Borssele III/IV offshore wind project in the Dutch North Sea…

Bristow, Era Elect Executive Leadership Ahead of Merger Wrap

May 13, 2020

Offshore helicopter service providers Bristow and Era have elected new executive leadership to lead the company once their proposed merger is complete, which is expected to happen next month.The companies said the executive leadership team will…

NHV, Spirit Energy Pen Offshore Crew Transfer Deal

May 05, 2020

Oil and gas operator Spirit Energy has awarded a long-term offshore crew transfer contract to Belgium-based helicopter operator NHV.NHV said Tuesday the contract was for the provision of transfer services in support of Spirit Energy's East Irish Sea operations…

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