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Petrobras to Launch Tender for Brazil's Biggest Ever FPSO

9 hours ago

Petrobras is preparing to launch a tender to build Brazil's largest-ever oil platform, according to two people with knowledge of the matter, as the state-controlled oil firm pushes ahead with ambitious plans to boost deepwater production.Petroleo Brasileiro SA, as the Rio de Janeiro-based producer is formally known, plans to launch the leasing tender for the floating platform, known as an FPSO, by the end of August…

'Autonomous Guard Vessel' Concept Unveiled

16 hours ago

A new offshore guard vessel concept aims to be smaller, lighter and more efficient than most of the vessels used to protect offshore operations currently. It will also be completely unmanned and autonomous.The so-called Autonomous Guard Vessel…

CWind Working with Reygar to Improve Crew Safety

Jul 07, 2020

Remote monitoring and reporting platforms provider Reygar says it is working with offshore renewables services company CWind to develop a new communication safety feature within its BareFLEET fleet monitoring system.In an effort to simplify…

Seacor Marine Completes Seacosco Acquisition

Jul 07, 2020

The U.S.-based offshore support vessel company Seacor Marine has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50 percent stake in Seacosco from affiliates of China's Cosco Shipping Group.Seacor Marine will consolidate the operating results of…

Saipem to Install Subsea Equipment at Petrobras' Buzios Field

Jul 06, 2020

Italian oilfield services company Saipem has been awarded a $325 million contract by Petrobras for the installation of a rigid riser-based subsea system to serve the Búzios pre-salt project.The Búzios-5 overall production system foresees the interconnection of 15 wells to the FPSO in two phases…

ABB Solutions for Yinson's Marlim 2 FPSO

Jul 06, 2020

Swiss-based technology giant ABB will provide electrical, control, and telecommunication solutions for Malaysia-based Yinson's new FPSO - Anna Nery. Once delivered, the FPSO will be deployed at Petrobras' Marlim 2 oil field offshore Brazil.'Leveraging…

Nord Stream 2 Allowed to Use Anchored Pipelayers in Denmark

Jul 06, 2020

Nord Stream 2 AG, Russia's Gazprom-led company building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea, has been granted permission from the Danish authorities to use pipelaying vessels with anchors instead of the dynamic-positioning ones…

North Star Names New CEO. Sets Up Offshore Wind Business

Jul 06, 2020

UK-focused offshore support vessel owner North Star has appointed Mathew Gordon as its new chief executive.Gordon will take over the CEO position this month from Callum Bruce, who is stepping down as chief executive after 34 years in the business…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Picks Jack-Up for 1600t Huisman Crane

Jul 03, 2020

Offshore wind turbine installation company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier back in March said it had struck a deal to equip one of its jack-up installation vessels with a 1600t crane for next-gen offshore wind turbines. While the company at the time…

Huisman to Deliver Cranes for First Taiwan-built Offshore Installation Vessel

Jul 02, 2020

Dutch industrial equipment provider Huisman will deliver cranes for the first Taiwan-built offshore installation vessel.The vessel - to be named Green Jade - will be owned by CDWE, a joint venture company between Taiwanese company CSBC and Belgian offshore contractor DEME…

Geo Plus Takes Delivery of New Survey Vessel

Jul 02, 2020

Dutch shipbuilder Royal Niestern Sander has delivered the hydrographic survey vessel ‘Geo Ranger’ to Geo Plus, after 14 months of constructing, installing, commissioning and testing.The vessel last month successfully passed its sea trials on the river Ems…

Østensjø Newbuilds to be Equipped with Electric Voith Schneider Propellers

Jul 01, 2020

Voith reports it will deliver eight electric Voith Schneider Propellers (eVSP) to the Norwegian shipping company Østensjø, for four offshore wind service operation vessels (SOV) that are being built at the Astilleros Gondán shipyard in Spain for delivery from 2022…

Equinor Extending Asgard C FSO Life until Sep 2028

Jul 01, 2020

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has been given regulator approval to extend the producing life of Åsgard C Floating Storage and Offloading unit in the Norwegian Sea.Under the approval granted this week by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway…

High Speed Transfers Orders Hybrid Crew Transfer Vessel

Jul 01, 2020

High Speed Transfers, a UK-based offshore Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV) provider,  is expanding its fleet with a new hybrid CTV.The company has awarded a contract to Diverse Marine & Chartwell Marine Ltd to deliver the new hybrid Chartwell 24…

Fugro Inspecting Cygnus Subsea Structures

Jul 01, 2020

Dutch offshore geo-data specialist Fugro will deploy remote monitoring technology to survey subsea structures at the Cygnus gas field in the UK’s southern North Sea.Under the contract awarded by oil and gas company Neptune Energy, Fugro will…

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