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Yinson, Azule Energy in Angola FPSO Deal

Dec 05, 2022

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Yinson has agreed to start preliminary activities for the provision of an FPSO for Eni, BP JV in Angola, called Azule Energy.Under the agreement with Azule Energy, Yinson will kick off preliminary activities for the provision, operation, and maintenance of a floating, production, storage, and offloading asset for the Agogo Integrated West Hub Development Project in Angola…

Champagne Smashes as Grampian Tyne SOV is Named for Dogger Bank Wind Farm

Jun 08, 2023

UK-based offshore vessel owner North Star this week held a naming ceremony for the Grampian Tyne service operation vessel (SOV) which will be deployed at work at the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK.The vessel was named at a ceremony…

Saipem Bags Offshore Contracts Worth $650M

Apr 03, 2023

Italian energy industry services firm Saipem said Monday it had won three new offshore contracts and two competitive FEED contracts totaling around $650 million.Azule Energy has assigned the first contract for the Agogo Full Field Development project…

Dutch Company Launches Wind Turbine Foundation Installation Vessel Design

Dec 15, 2022

Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam has launched a design for a new offshore wind foundation installation vessel (FIV), called VERticale, in response to ever-growing wind turbines needing larger foundations.'VERticale is developed for an optimized deck layout…

Windcat Orders Two Hydrogen-powered CSOVs from Damen Shipyards

Nov 29, 2022

Offshore crew transfer company Windcat said Tuesday it had ordered two hydrogen-powered Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (“CSOVs”) from the Dutch company Damen Shipyards, with options for further vessels.The “Elevation Series” CSOVs have…

ADNOC L&S Acquires Zakher Marine International. Adds 24 Jack-ups, 38 OSVs to Fleet

Nov 17, 2022

ADNOC Logistics & Services, the shipping and maritime logistics arm of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has completed the acquisition of Zakher Marine International (ZMI), adding 24 jack-up barges and 38 offshore support vessels to its fleet…

Petrobras to Keep Albacora, Plans New FPSO

Sep 09, 2022

Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras has said it's ending a process to sell its Albacora concession, located in deep waters of the Campos Basin.Petrobras had been negotiating with PetroRio over the sale of the field. However, it says 'despite the efforts of both parties…

Helix Vessel Deal Lifts Siem Offshore's Backlog to $440M

Mar 09, 2022

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore said Wednesday it had entered into agreements with the U.S. offshore well intervention firm Helix Energy Solutions for its Siem Helix 1 and Siem Helix 2 vessels.The new deal for the offshore well…

MMA Offshore Upgrades Vessel to Support Taiwanese Offshore Wind Market

Jan 13, 2022

Australian offshore support vessel operator MMA Offshore has completed a subsea conversion program on the MMA Crystal vessel to support the Taiwanese offshore wind market.The new additions to the vessel feature subsea equipment including a work-class ROV…

DUG Software for PXGEO's Seismic Vessel

Aug 10, 2021

Australian supercomputer group DUG has signed an agreement with offshore seismic services firm PXGEO for the provision of software onboardtheir marine seismic vessel PXGEO 2.'The company will provide its DUG Insight software for real-time data…

TGS, PGS, WesternGeco in 6,400 sq km Seismic Survey Offshore Malaysia

Jul 22, 2021

Offshore seismic data and services trio TGS, PGS, and Schlumberger's WesternGeco, have secured pre-funding for a 6,400 square kilometer multi-client 3D survey starting in October in the Sarawak Basin, offshore Malaysia.The survey is the first…

Equinor Gets Consent for Continued Use of Island Wellserver Vessel

Jan 04, 2021

Norwegian oil company Equinor has received regulatory consent to keep using the Island Wellserver well intervention vessel in 2021.The consent, granted by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, is an extension of an existing consent.The consent…

Charter Extension for Rem Offshore's Rem Saltire Vessel

Dec 29, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Rem Offshore said Tuesday it had secured a contract extension for its Rem Saltire offshore vessel.Rem Offshore said in a stock exchange filing it 'has been awarded an extension to the existing contract which will secure utilization for 2021…

Turkey to Carry Out Seismic Survey in Eastern Mediterranean

Oct 12, 2020

Turkey's navy has issued an advisory late Sunday saying that the Turkish ship Oruc Reis will carry out a seismic survey in the eastern Mediterranean over the next ten days, a step likely to revive tensions with NATO ally Greece.Two other vessels…

TGS Starts Norwegian Sea Seismic Survey

May 27, 2020

Norwegian seismic data company TGS has begun its previously announced Atlantic Margin 3D multi-client seismic survey offshore north-west Europe using the Polarcus Adira survey vessel.The AM20 survey covers the latest APA19 awards in the Norwegian…

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