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Ferguson bought by Brambles

Sep 09, 2014

Australian supply chain logistics group Brambles is to acquire Aberdeenshire-based Ferguson Group for an enterprise value of £320 million (US$545 million) expanding its container business. Ferguson Group provides container solutions to the offshore oil and gas sector…

Colloquy: Indonesia tightens cabotage

Sep 01, 2014

Cabotage is trade or navigation in coastal waters and traditionally refers to shipping along coastal routes, transporting passengers or goods from port to port in the same country. Laws governing cabotage serve to protect local industries…

DNV GL enhancing BOP maintenance

Aug 27, 2014

DNV GL has established a joint industry project (JIP) to develop a risk-based maintenance methodology with the aim to deliver more effective and cost-efficient blowout preventers (BOP) maintenance. The maintenance of BOPs has significant financial…

ONS: Swire launches OverVu

Aug 25, 2014

Swire Oilfield Services has launched what it is describing as the industry’s first full-service track and trace service - OverVu.  The system was developed to tackle the multi-billion dollar problem of lost, misplaced and delayed equipment in the oil and gas industry…

GAC upgrades Black Sea supply base

May 16, 2014

GAC Russia is upgrading its supply base at the port of Novorossiysk to support offshore oil & gas exploration and extraction in the Black Sea. GAC Russia has already signed contracts to provide supply base support for operations from Novorossiysk on the northeastern Black Sea coast…

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…

Boskalis buys Fairmount Marine

Mar 04, 2014

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) is to buy Fairmount Marine B.V. and Fairmount Ocean Towage Company B.V. (Fairmount) from the French group Louis Dreyfus Armateurs. Fairmount is a global provider of long-distance ocean towage services operating five…

GE Oil & Gas opens Brazilian logisitic base

Jan 06, 2014

GE Oil & Gas today announced the opening of a logistics base for the Brazilian oil and gas sector. With an area of 590,000sq. ft and investments that exceed US$100 million, GE’s base in Niteroi in the state of Rio de Janeiro was designed primarily to load and unload installer ships…

Keeping things moving: Tips on finding a rapid response service

Sep 01, 2013

In the oil and gas industry, one broken piece of equipment in the field or on a rig can be a big problem. With equipment down in the field, an entire operation can be jeopardized, and the financial cost to the company grows with every hour and day that passes…

Ferguson agrees East Africa partnership

Apr 30, 2013

The Ferguson Group, specialists in the rental of DNV 2.7-1/EN12079 certified containers, tanks, baskets, refrigeration containers, accommodation and engineering modules to the offshore energy sector, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Alpha Logistics Services (EPZ) Ltd…

Craig International Supplies launches West African alliance

Apr 24, 2013

Craig Group seeks Ghana bases Craig International Supplies (CIS), a division of global shipping and energy services firm Craig Group, has announced at the 4th Ghana Summit, Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition, a strategic partnership…

NorSea Group invests in Scrabster

Apr 24, 2013

NorSea Group, the leading supplier of base services and integrated logistics systems to the Norwegian oil and gas industry, and the Scrabster Harbour Trust in Caithness have just signed an agreement which will result in major investment and new job prospects for the local economy…

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