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Five Golden Rules for Virus Protection Offshore

Mar 15, 2021

In the last year, the Covid-19 pandemic has increased the risks of working in what was already one of the most hostile environments on Earth. But, with the first anniversary of the outbreak not long in our collective rear-view mirrors, offshore…

VIDEO: New Marine Survey Firm Nicola Offshore Open for Business

Mar 15, 2021

A new company called Nicola Offshore specializing in marine survey campaigns and on-demand missions has started operations from its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany on Monday.According to the company's press statement, Nicola Offshore was established…

Ultrasonic Testing Technology Developed for NASA Comes to Offshore Assets

Mar 13, 2021

ABSG Consulting Inc. (ABS Consulting) signed an exclusive global licensing agreement to offer an innovative ultrasonic non-destructive testing (NDT) solution that supports expanded use of composite materials on offshore assets to extend service life…

VIDEO: Diverse Marine Delivers Offshore Wind CTV to Turner Iceni

Mar 12, 2021

UK-based workboat constructor Diverse Marine has delivered the offshore wind crew transfer vessel ‘Iceni Valour’ to Turner Iceni.'The vessel arrived successfully ahead of schedule in North Wales, to commence her 10-year charter in the Liverpool Bay area…

Awind Orders Two CSOVs from China Merchants Industry

Mar 11, 2021

Norwegian-based Awind said it has ordered a pair of hybrid-electric commissioning, service and operations vessels (CSOV) from China Merchants Industry in Hong Kong, with options for up to four additional vessels.Awind, a subsidiary of Awilco affiliate Integrated Wind Solutions AS (IWS)…

CWind Sells CTV Endeavour to Wood Marine

Mar 10, 2021

CWind, a provider of project services and crew transfer vessels (CTV) to the offshore wind industry, reports it has completed the sale of its CTV Endeavour to Wood Marine, a port services operator based in Suffolk, U.K.According to CWind, part of the Global Marine Group (GMG)…

Liebherr Ships First Main Crane Components for OHT's Alfa Lift Installation Vessel

Mar 10, 2021

Crane specialist Liebherr has informed that important components for a giant crane to be installed aboard OHT's Alfa Lift offshore wind foundation installation vessel, have departed from Germany and are now en route to China where the vessel is being built…

Namibian Marine Diamond Miner Reports Drop in Production as Demand Slumps

Mar 10, 2021

Debmarine Namibia, a subsidiary of Anglo American's diamond unit De Beers, on Monday reported a 13% drop in production to 1.125 million carats last year as demand slumped during the COVID-19 pandemic.Namibia has the richest known marine diamond deposits in the world…

Equinor Awards Long-term Frame Deals to Seismic Players PGS and Shearwater

Mar 10, 2021

Offshore seismic survey contractors PGS and Shearwater GeoServices have been awarded framework agreements with Equinor for 4D towed streamer seismic acquisition on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) in what Equinor said was a new way of working with seismic contractors…

Solstad Offshore Bags North Sea Charters for PSV Quartet

Mar 10, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has secured contracts for four of its platform supply vessels in the North Sea, with Total, Equinor, and Serica, respectively.Total UK has awarded Solstad a term contract for Normand Springer…

Siemens Gamesa Picks Cadeler to Transport and Install Giant 14MW Offshore Wind Turbines

Mar 10, 2021

Offshore wind installation company Cadeler said Wednesday it had won the largest contract in its history.Cadeler, previously known as Swire Blue Ocean, said that offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa had awarded Cadeler a contract of valued at around $90 million…

Biden to Review Future of Federal Oil Leasing Program

Mar 09, 2021

The U.S. Interior Department announced Tuesday it will launch its review of the federal oil and gas leasing program on March 25, a key step that will determine whether the Biden administration will permanently halt new leases on federal land and water…

Gulf of Mexico: HWCG, Helix Extend Fast Oil Spill Response Agreement

Mar 09, 2021

Helix Energy Solutions Group has entered into a new agreement for offshore oil spill response resources with HWCG, a consortium of deepwater oil and gas companies in the Gulf of Mexico who have come together with the shared goal of quickly responding to offshore oil spills…

Seacat Nets Long-Term Charter for Seacat Rainbow at Beatrice Wind Farm

Mar 09, 2021

UK-based offshore vessel operator Seacat Services has said that its recently launched catamaran Seacat Rainbow has gone straight on to a long-term charter at the Beatrice offshore wind farm.Seacat Rainbow will support Operations & Maintenance…

Samsung Heavy Ordered to Pay $411M to Stena Drilling in Canceled Offshore Rig Order Case

Mar 09, 2021

South Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries must pay $411 million to offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling, a London arbitration tribunal has ruled.The spat between the two companies began after Stena Drilling in 2017 terminated…

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