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DP Upgrade for Saipem 7000

Nov 19, 2018

One of the world's largest semi-submersible crane and pipelaying vessels has arrived in the Netherlands for an extensive six-month upgrade.The Saipem 7000 is in Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) for a dynamic positioning system overhaul to meet the new closed ring DP3 configuration and ABS EHS-P notation. Under DP3 EHS-P notation, the vessel will achieve an exceptional level of redundancy with four independent redundancy groups systems…

TAQA Extends Petrofac North Sea Contract

Dec 03, 2018

Petrofac’s Engineering and Production Services (EPS) business has secured a Condition Monitoring contract renewal from TAQA in the U.K. following competitive tender.Under the terms of the three-year agreement, Petrofac’s Condition Monitoring team will provide onshore and offshore vibration analyses…

Eriksen Joins Kreuz Subsea Board

Dec 03, 2018

Global integrated subsea services business Kreuz Subsea has appointed Knut Eriksen as the board’s first independent nonexecutive director. Eriksen, who took up the advisory position on December 1, will support the business on a strategic level and help to identify future growth opportunities…

ROV Innovation Saves Millions for Woodside

Nov 21, 2018

An innovative use of remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) technology for subsea jacket inspections at Australia’s largest oil and gas development has demonstrated substantial cost reductions and operational improvements.In March this year…

Aoka Mizu FPSO Needs Extra Repairs

Nov 13, 2018

The floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit Aoka Mizu's planned stop in Algeciras, Spain will be extended for additional repair work, said U.K. based Hurricane Energy.The FPSO, which will be used at Hurricane's Early Production…

Stena Drilling Rig Gets an Engine Overhaul

Oct 29, 2018

The first phase of a new diesel engine maintenance and service program has been completed for vessels owned by international drilling contractors Stena Drilling, power specialist Royston said.Work on the Wartsila 16v25 No.3 generator on board…

Østensjø Rederi, DeepOcean Pact for 'Edda Fauna'

Oct 11, 2018

Norwegian offshore vessel supplier  Østensjø Rederi and Netherlands - based  subsea services firm DeepOcean have signed a new contract for Edda Fauna.The new contract will commence 1st March 2019 and will secure firm utilisation until end of 2020…

DOF Subsea Selects Sonardyne Navigation Tech

Oct 09, 2018

International subsea services provider DOF Subsea has chosen acoustic and inertial navigation technology from Sonardyne Brasil Ltda. to support its deepwater operations from three vessels offshore Brazil.The three vessels will be equipped with…

Petrofac Inks Extension Deal in Iraq

Oct 08, 2018

Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services (EPS) East business has secured a four-year renewal of a contract for maintenance management services for an international oil company client in Iraq.Under the agreement, which is worth approximately US$50 million…

C-Innovation Opens New Dock Facility

Oct 08, 2018

C-Innovation, LLC (C-I), an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies, said it has opened a new dock facility in Port Fourchon, La., to expand the capabilities of its Subsea Services group.The new facility is located…

Aker Solutions to Provide Brownfield Services for BP in Angola

Oct 04, 2018

Aker Solutions has been awarded a five-year agreement to supply brownfield modifications, maintenance and operations support for BP's Greater Plutonio and PSVM fields offshore Angola.The work scope covers the supply of engineering, procurement…

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