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Armed Group Attacks FPSO, Kidnaps Crew in Nigeria

Jul 02, 2020

The article has been updated to include a statement by BW Offshore who confirmed the attack on its FPSO and the kidnapping of several crew members.Pirates on Thursday attacked BW Offshore's Sendje Berge FPSO and kidnapped several crewmembers.Security intel group Dryad Global first reported of the attack on the 349 meters-long FPSO on Thursday, citing a 'high confidence' source.'Reporting indicates that the FPSO SENDJE BERGE has been attacked by unknown armed men…

MAN Compressors for Yinson's Brazil-bound FPSO

Jul 02, 2020

MAN Energy Solutions will deliver six compressor trains for Yinson's FPSO being built for deployment in Brazil.For the FPSO named Anna Nery, MAN Energy Solutions will deliver four RB-type centrifugal-compressor trains for gas production and export…

Huisman to Deliver Cranes for First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel

Jul 02, 2020

Dutch industrial equipment provider Huisman will deliver cranes for the first Taiwan-built offshore installation vessel.The vessel - to be named Green Jade - will be owned by CDWE, a joint venture company between Taiwanese company CSBC and Belgian offshore contractor DEME…

Record High Oil Exports from Big U.S. Offshore Port

Jul 02, 2020

Crude exports from the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP) are hitting a record high even as U.S. crude exports have fallen as the coronavirus pandemic has chopped worldwide fuel demand.Oil majors Royal Dutch Shell Plc and BP Plc are the main winners from rising LOOP exports…

Østensjø Newbuilds to be Equipped with Electric Voith Schneider Propellers

Jul 01, 2020

Voith reports it will deliver eight electric Voith Schneider Propellers (eVSP) to the Norwegian shipping company Østensjø, for four offshore wind service operation vessels (SOV) that are being built at the Astilleros Gondán shipyard in Spain for delivery from 2022…

High Speed Transfers Orders Hybrid Crew Transfer Vessel

Jul 01, 2020

High Speed Transfers, a UK-based offshore Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV) provider,  is expanding its fleet with a new hybrid CTV.The company has awarded a contract to Diverse Marine & Chartwell Marine Ltd to deliver the new hybrid Chartwell 24…

ConocoPhillips Deploys 'Low-code' Tech to Boost Bottom Line

Jun 30, 2020

ConocoPhillips has deployed a low-code platform called Mendix to cut costs and increase efficiency, making it the first major oil and gas producer to use such technology across the company, Mendix said in a statement on Tuesday.Mendix, owned by German technology firm Siemens…

Buzios Oil Field Achieves Daily Production Record

Jun 29, 2020

Brazil's Petrobras said that its platforms P-74, P-75, P-76 and P-77 located in the deepwater Buzios oil field, the largest in the world, achieved record production levels on June 27, totaling 664,000 bpd and 822,000 boed.The oil company said it sold 764…

Shell, Peterson Extend Lowestoft Base Contract

Jun 29, 2020

Offshore energy industry logistics provider Peterson has agreed on a contract extension with Shell for quayside, warehousing, and transport services from Peterson’s Lowestoft base in the UK.Peterson has supported Shell from the east coast of…

Transborders Energy, SBM Offshore in FLNG Pact

Jun 29, 2020

Australia's Transborders Energy, a company working to develop an FLNG solution for marginal field development, has signed a partnership agreement with the floating production solutions giant SBM Offshore.Perth-based Transborders said Sunday…

Kongsberg Maritime Launches Remote DPO Training

Jun 26, 2020

As the maritime world continues to turn to digital technologies to help maintain business operations amid the coronavirus pandemic, Kongsberg Maritime is planning to digital platforms to ramp up remote delivery of targeted training.The Norwegian…

CSBC-DEME JV Makes FID for First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel

Jun 25, 2020

CDWE, a joint venture company between Taiwanese company CSBC and Belgian offshore contractor DEME has taken the Final Investment Decision (FID) for the construction of ‘Green Jade’, which is the first DP3 heavy lift and installation vessel to be built in Taiwan…

Kooiman Marine Completes Vessel Conversion for Van Stee Offshore

Jun 24, 2020

Dutch shipbuilding group Kooiman Marine has completed the conversion of Van Stee Offshore's new Multi-Purpose DP-2 Support Vessel Zwerver I.Kooiman Marine said Wednesday that the final work on the vessel has been completed and the “Zwerver I” is ready to be deployed…

Photo: Allseas' Pioneering Spirit Removes Brent Alpha Platform

Jun 22, 2020

Allseas' giant Pioneering Spirit heavy lift vessel has completed its first decommissioning job of summer 2020, with a single-lift removal of Shell UK’s 17,000-tonne Brent Alpha platform from the North Sea. The Pioneering Spirit will now deliver…

Husky Spills Anti-microbial Agent from SeaRose FPSO

Jun 22, 2020

Canadian oil and gas company Husky Energy last week accidentally spilled 1098 liters of an anti-microbial agent from its SeaRose FPSO, located in the Atlantic Ocean, 350 kilometers to the southeast of St. John’s. The incident happened on Thursday morning…

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