"Solstad Offshore" News

Gibdock repairs Normand Pacific

Jun 19, 2015

Gibraltar-based ship repair company Gibdock has built up a close working relationship with Solstad Offshore, with a number of the Norwegian operator’s specialist offshore craft being repaired at the yard over the past few years. This…

iSURVEY Singapore wins Solstad contract

Mar 09, 2015

Solstad Offshore Asia Pacific awarded Norway-headquartered iSURVEY a marine construction support contract to provide positioning and survey support for its 2015 platform installation program in Thailand, on board the DLB Norce Endeavour. iSURVEY…

Solstad gets Chevron Thailand job

Nov 25, 2014

Solstad Offshore ASA’s (SOFF) derrick lay barge Norce Endeavor will be operating for Chevron Thailand E&P Ltd.’s 2015 offshore campaign, off Thailand. Upon the terms of the contract, the Norce Endeavour will install multiple new wellhead platforms…

Normand Vision starts work for Ocean Installer

Jul 02, 2014

Solstad Offshore has taken delivery of the US$250 million Normand Vision (pictured) subsea vessel from Norway's Vard Group, part of the Fincantieri Group, at Søviknes. The vessel has now started an eight-year charter with Norway based Ocean Installer…

Ceona wins Nigeria contract

May 23, 2014

Ceona, SURF contractor with heavy subsea construction capabilities, has been awarded a contract for work in the Oyo oilfield offshore Nigeria from CAMAC Energy Inc. The Oyo Phase One expansion project includes installation and recovery of…

Ceona delivers new vessels to Brazil, GOM

May 05, 2014

Ceona has completed final outfitting of the Polar Onyx and the Normand Pacific to begin clients’ projecs in Brazil and the Gulf of Mexico, respectively. The successful delivery of the two flexlay and subsea construction vessels marks the…

Ocean Installer wins 1st GOM job

May 02, 2014

Ocean Installer has been awarded its first subsea installation job in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). The work will be on a large deepwater producing field, in more than 1800m water depth, and involves installting and testing umbilicals and associated equipment…

Solstad-Vard in new build deal

Mar 12, 2014

Ship designer and builder Vard Holdings has agreed a letter of intent with Solstad Offshore for the design and construction of a large offshore subsea construction vessel (OSCV).  The contract will be the largest single vessel order in…

SOFF signs DLB contract

Sep 19, 2013

Solstad Offshore ASA (SOFF), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Norce Offshore Pte Ltd, has signed a contract with Chevron Offshore (Thailand) Ltd, Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production Ltd. and Chevron Pattani Ltd. (together Chevron) in Thailand using the derrick-lay barge (DLB)…

Safer hands across the sea

Oct 01, 2012

New software for the offshore and shipping industries, including optimal voyage planning for safe journeys and minimum fuel consumption, are expected to emerge from a partnership agreement between Star Information Systems and weather experts StormGeo…

Star Information Systems

Mar 03, 2012

Norwegian technical ship and rig management services provider Star Information Systems (SIS) is establishing a permanent base in Rio de Janeiro, headed by Hans-Kristian Fjaerem. SIS customers operating in Brazil’s burgeoning offshore sector include Teekay Petrojarl…


Mar 01, 2012

FMC Technologies has signed a definitive agreement to acquire control and automation system solutions provider Control Systems International (CSI). Founded in 1968, CSI is headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas, and has operations in Irvine, California…

Sea change

Jul 07, 2011

The proliferation of modern specialist vessels serving just about every sector of the offshore oil & gas business has not gone unnoticed by traditional shipping industry equipment and service providers, as was plain to see at the 2011 Nor-Shipping event in Oslo late May…

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