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AqualisBraemar Takes Care of Petrobras Shuttle Tankers' DP

Feb 25, 2021

Brazilian national oil company Petrobras has hired AqualisBraemar to perform DP acceptance and annual trials for their DP shuttle tanker fleet operating in Brazil over the next three years.Under the contract, AqualisBraemar will carry out trials…

Report: Baker Hughes, 17 Other Firms Quit Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Project to Avoid Sanctions

Feb 25, 2021

Baker Hughes Co and AXA Group and 16 other companies recently quit work on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and will not be sanctioned, according to a document the Biden administration sent to Congress last week which was seen by Reuters…

Petrobras, SBM Offshore Sign LoI for Giant Búzios Field FPSO

Feb 25, 2021

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras has signed a letter of intent with Dutch FPSO supplier SBM Offshore for the delivery of an FPSO to be deployed in the Búzios field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.SBM Offshore will be responsible for the engineering…

Siem Offshore Wins W. Africa Deal for Subsea Construction Vessel 'Siem Spearfish'

Feb 24, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Siem Offshore has said it has secured a contract for its Siem Spearfish subsea construction vessel.The contract, with an unnamed client, is for 2 months firm, with extension options included.Under the contract…

First Ever Jones Act Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel to be Classed by ABS

Feb 24, 2021

Maritime and offshore classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) will class the first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), seen as a key vessel for the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry…

Report: SBM Offshore Only Bidder for Petrobras' Mero 4 FPSO

Feb 24, 2021

Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras received only one proposal, from Dutch SBM Offshore, in a bid to contract construction of the Mero 4 oil platform [FPSO] in the Santos Basin pre-salt, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters…

CWind's Next-Gen Offshore Wind Crew Transfer Vessel Launched

Feb 23, 2021

CWind, offshore wind crew transfer specialist, on Tuesday announced the delivery of what it described as 'the world’s first hybrid-powered Surface Effect Ship (SES),' the CWind Pioneer crew transfer vessel.CWind said that the crew transfer vessel…

Vattenfall Awards Van Oord a 4-Year Offshore Wind Contract

Feb 22, 2021

Offshore wind developer Vattenfall has awarded the Dutch-based offshore installation contractor Van Oord a 4-year operations & maintenance (O&M) contract.Working through its MPI Offshore organization, Van Oord will provide jack-up and associated…

U.S. Designates Already Sanctioned Russian Ship as Helping to Build Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Feb 22, 2021

The Biden administration on Friday identified a Russian ship and a company it believes are helping to build the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, but the entities had already been sanctioned by the Trump administration and the project's opponents in Congress said the move would do little to halt work on it…

GC Rieber Shipping Nets Extension for Polar Onyx, Sells Polar Queen Vessel

Feb 22, 2021

Norwegian shipowner GC Rieber Shipping has won a contract extension for its Polar Onyx vessel with DeepOcean. Separately, the company said Monday it had agreed to sell the Polar Queen vessel.'GC Rieber Shipping has agreed with DeepOcean BV to…

Siem Offshore's Siem Barracuda Nets 100-Day Offshore Wind Deal in Asia

Feb 19, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore and Seaway 7, the renewables business unit of Subsea 7, have entered into a contract for an offshore wind project in the Far East. Siem Offshore said that the project will utilize the offshore construction vessel 'Siem Barracuda'…

U.S. to Unveil Nord Stream 2 Report. Sanctions May Take Time

Feb 19, 2021

The Biden administration is expected to name as early as Friday the companies it believes are helping build Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline, five sources said, a move that could eventually prompt sanctions on the nearly-completed project.The State Department report to Congress…

Offshore Wind Firm Atlantic Shores Signs Deal with Six Unions to Train and Hire New Jersey Workers

Feb 18, 2021

Offshore wind developer Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind -  a U.S. joint venture between Shell and EDF, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with six unions operating in New Jersey as part of its bid submission, 'committing to help develop and employ a productive…

3t Energy Buys Petrofac's UK Training Business

Feb 18, 2021

UK-based 3t Energy Group has agreed to buy oilfield services giant Petrofac's UK training business.The purchase includes Petrofac’s Survival and Marine, Health and Safety, Fire, and Major Emergency Management capability and facilities in Scotland…

Borssele III & IV: Giant Dutch Offshore Wind Farm Fully Commissioned

Feb 18, 2021

Borssele III & IV, one of the largest offshore wind farms in the Dutch sector of the North Sea, has reached full commissioning, Van Oord a partner in the Blauwwind consortium behind the 731.5 MW wind farm's development, said Thursday.Blauwwind is a consortium between Shell…

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