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Offshore Wind Consultancy OWC Names APAC Director

Jan 12, 2021

International offshore wind consultancy firm OWC has appointed Tom Whittle to its newly created role of Asia Pacific regional director.In 2018, OWC, an independent consultant offering project development services, owner’s engineering and technical due diligence to the offshore renewables sector…

Oceaneering and Stork Net Work on Neptune Energy's Cygnus Platform

Jan 12, 2021

Offshore services providers Oceaneering and Stork have won integrity management and fabric maintenance contracts on Neptune Energy's Cygnus platform, offshore the UK. The contracts are worth around $6.5 million.Oceaneering will supply integrity management services covering pressure systems…

Strohm Working on HPHT Thermoplastic Composite Pipe for Total, ExxonMobil

Jan 12, 2021

Strohm, formerly known as Airborne Oil & Gas, has announced it has secured a contract with Total and ExxonMobil for a qualification testing program for a high pressure, high-temperature Thermoplastic Composite Pipe (TCP). The qualification project…

Petrobras Hires Ocyan's Norbe VIII Drillship

Jan 11, 2021

Brazilian oil and gas giant Petrobras has on behalf of the Libra consortium, hired Ocyan's deepwater drillship Norbe VIII to drill at the Mero field, off Brazil.The contract is for a period of 425 days and is expected to start in July 2021,…

Bowleven Names Chairman

Jan 11, 2021

Africa-focused oil and gas exploration company Bowleven, working to bring online the Etinde gas condensate field, off Cameroon, has appointed Jack Arnoff as Non-Executive Chairman with immediate effect. Arnoff is currently a Non-Executive Director of Bowleven…

India: McDermott Wraps Work on Reliance's Project Offshore India

Jan 11, 2021

Offshore oil and gas services company McDermott recently completed work on an offshore field development project in India, operated by Reliance Industries, and made it ready for start-up.The project, in the Krishna Godavari Basin, located off the east coast of India…

DLM Delivers Monitoring Systems for Offshore Wind Farm Cables

Jan 11, 2021

UK-based Dynamic Load Monitoring (DLM), said Monday it has built two bespoke monitoring systems that have been installed by dive teams on subsea bend stiffeners at an offshore wind farm.The equipment has been commissioned, with the first round of data due to be collected in March 2021…

Shell's Prelude FLNG Restarts LNG Shipments

Jan 11, 2021

Shell's Prelude LNG, the world's largest floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project, offshore Australia, has resumed LNG cargo shipments, almost one year after a shutdown caused by an electrical trip.In a brief statement sent to Offshore Engineer…

IOG: Platform Construction on Track for North Sea Project

Jan 11, 2021

UK-based oil firm Independent Oil & Gas has informed that work on the construction of the two platforms being built for its North Sea development project was progressing well with delivery scheduled for 1Q 2021. The company also said it would appoint new COO in the coming weeks…

Vår Energi, Equinor Hire Floatel's Offshore Accommodation Rigs

Jan 11, 2021

Offshore accommodation company Floatel International said Sunday it had won three contracts in Norway. The company, which owns a fleet of semi-submersible flotels, said the contracts were with Vår Energi and Equinor.With Vår Energi, the contract is expected to start in June 2021…

Seajacks Wins Offshore Wind Gig in Japan

Jan 11, 2021

Jack-up vessel services provider Seajacks has won a contract with Kajima Corporation to transport and install offshore wind turbines for a project in Japan.The contract, awarded to Seajack's Japanese subsidiary Seajacks Japan, is for the transport and installation of 33 MHI Vestas V117 – 4…

Hamworthy Names New CEO

Jan 11, 2021

Singapore-based marine and offshore pump manufacturer Hamworthy Pumps has appointed Hans Christiaan Laheij, 48, as its new CEO.The new CEO will join the company on January 15, 2021. He has recently worked with German propulsion specialist Schottel in the position of Deputy CEO & President Marine…

Corvus' Energy Storage Systems for Harvey Gulf's Offshore Vessels

Jan 11, 2021

Corvus Energy, an energy storage solutions provider for the offshore energy industry, has won a contract with Wärtsilä to deliver its Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for the offshore support vessel fleet operated by U.S.-based Harvey Gulf.According to Corvus…

CessCon Decom to Dismantle Spirit Energy's Morecambe Bay Facilities

Jan 11, 2021

Scotland-based CessCon Decom has won a major deal to carry out the onshore decommissioning, dismantling, and recycling of Spirit Energy’s Morecambe Bay DP3 and DP4 facilities in the East Irish Sea.The contract comes from the offshore installation and decommissioning company Allseas…

TMC to Deliver Compressors for Shell's Bonga FPSO

Jan 11, 2021

TMC Compressors (TMC), a Norway-based provider of compressed air systems for the marine and offshore industry, has won a contract to supply a complete offshore topside compressed air system to Shell's Bonga Main FPSO in Nigeria.TMC will deliver…

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