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PaxOcean to Build Jack-up for Japanese Firm

Mar 03, 2020

PaxOcean, Singapore-based builder focused on offshore rigs, semi-submersibles and specialized offshore vessels, has signed a contract with Japanese general contractor Penta-Ocean Construction to construct a self-elevating platform (SEP) for use in the offshore wind sector in Japan.Scheduled for completion in Q3 2022, the SEP is of a GustoMSC design, equipped with four tubular legs and four azimuth thrusters…

1st SeaMade Offshore Substation Hits Water

Mar 03, 2020

The first of two offshore substations for the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind project – Belgium’s largest - has left the construction yard in Hoboken for its final destination in the Belgian North Sea.The 1,200 tonne substation has four decks, is 14 meters high and has an output capacity of 235MW…

Shell Extends Safe Zephyrus Contract

Mar 02, 2020

Semi-submersible accommodation specialist Prosafe and oil major Shell have agreed on a contract extension for one of Prosafe's units for operations in the UK North Sea.The European offshore accommodation support company said in a press note that it had agreed with Shell to amend the original June 1…

Aibel Readies UPM for Johan Sverdrup

Feb 24, 2020

Norwegian service company within the oil, gas and offshore wind industries Aibel said that Johan Sverdrup's project team for the P2 platform could tick off for another milestone.The first deck of the Utility Process Module (UPM) being built in Haugesund is now complete…

Global Offshore Decom Market to Grow 4.71%

Jan 30, 2020

Global Offshore Decommissioning Market, valued approximately at USD 5.84 billion in 2018, is anticipated to grow with a growth rate of more than 4.71% over the forecast period 2019-2026.Growing number of aging offshore oil and gas platforms…

Grupo R New Jack-up Rig Reaches Mexico

Jan 28, 2020

Mexican E&P company Grupo R has informed that its newbuild jack-up rig Cantarell III has arrived from Singapore to Mexico ahead of a new contract, which is set to start in March 2020.The Mexico’s energy services provider said in a press note that after a 45-day trip from Singapore…

Triton Knoll Begins Offshore Construction

Jan 09, 2020

Triton Knoll Wind Farm is all set to begin installation of the first offshore components at the windfarm in the innogy fleet. New Grimsby team will manage all offshore construction activity.Julian Garnsey, project director for Triton Knoll and innogy…

Tecade Ships Out First Moray East TP

Jan 08, 2020

The first transition pieces manufactured by the Spanish steel fabrication company Tecade for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland have departed from the Port of Seville.The pieces are sent by sea from Seville to Navantia in Puerto Real…

MHI Vestas Picks Roenne for Arcadis Ost

Jan 08, 2020

Danish wind turbines manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has selected Port of Rønne in Denmark to pre-assemble and ship components for the turbines for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore windfarm.Arcadis Ost 1 is a 257MW offshore wind project scheduled for installation in Rugen by 2022…

Sif Holding Eyes Japan Project

Dec 30, 2019

Sif Holding, the manufacturer of large steel tubulars, has entered into exclusive negotiations for the delivery of 33 monopiles and 33 Transition pieces (25 KTon steel) for an offshore wind project in Japan.The current state of negotiations has led to a pre- order of the steel for the project…

Sembcorp Wins $405M Offshore Contract

Dec 25, 2019

Asian marine and offshore engineering group Sembcorp Marine has secured two offshore platform projects worth over 550 million Singapore dollars (US$405.9 million) from Qatar-based North Oil Company (NOC).The contract is to support redevelopment efforts at the Al Shaheen and Tyra fields…

Acta Marine, MHI Vestas Pact on Borssele

Dec 25, 2019

The maritime support provider with a versatile fleet of over 40 owned vessels Acta Marine and MHI Vestas Offshore Wind signed the Charter Party (CP) for deployment of the Acta Centaurus on the Borssele III and IV Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) Project…

Total Extends Havila PSV Contract

Dec 23, 2019

Denmark's petroleum giant Total E&P Danmark has extended the charter contract for the platform supply vessel (PSV) Havila Herøy for a period of 9 months with 3 optional periods each of one month.The Norwegian provider of supply services to offshore…

Odfjell Drilling Wins Ekofisk Gig

Dec 18, 2019

Norwegean offshore driller Odfjell Drilling has been awarded the contract for platform drilling and maintenance and minor modifications for ConocoPhillips offshore Norway.The oil drilling, well service, and engineering company said that the…

Hutchinson to Provide Platforms for Hornsea 2

Nov 21, 2019

Offshore wind specialists, EEW Group has contracted has contracted UK outfit Hutchinson Engineering for the fabrication and on-site assembly of 30 suspended internal platforms (SIPs)  for Orsted's 1386MW Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm off eastern England…

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