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Shearwater Wins Forties Survey Deal with Apache

May 18, 2020

Norwegian marine seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract with Apache for a 4D seismic survey with 3D extension over the Forties Field in the UK North Sea.Irene Waage Basili, the CEO of Shearwater GeoServices: 'We are very…

SeaMar OSV Deep Helder Hired by MMT

May 15, 2020

The SeaMar Group said its offshore support vessel Deep Helder has been hired on a six-month contract to support seabed mapping work for MMT. The contract for the 2014-build DP2 survey and ROV vessel will start in July 2020.Leo Balkema, Managing…

Chinese Survey Ship Leaves Malaysian Waters After Standoff

May 15, 2020

A Chinese survey ship that had been involved in a month-long standoff with a Malaysian oil exploration vessel in the South China Sea has left Malaysia’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ), shipping data showed on Friday.Since mid-April, the Haiyang Dizhi 8 had been surveying in the EEZ…

Prosafe's Whole Fleet May Soon Be Idle

May 14, 2020

Offshore accommodation company Prosafe has seen its fleet utilization rate drop to 32 percent in the first quarter of 2020 - down from 62.5% a year ago - and based on its clients' recent actions caused by low oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic…

Three Firms Compete for Dorado FPSO FEED. WHP Shortlist 'Soon'

May 14, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Santos, with its partner Carnarvon, is progressing works on the development of the Dorado oil field off W. Australia, with pre-FEED contracts for the FPSO awarded to three 'world-class' contractors. The final investment decision date however…

Noble Energy Hires Temis Flotel for E. Guinea Hook-Up

May 14, 2020

Singapore-based offshore vessel provider Nortrans has won a contract to provide offshore accommodation services to Noble Energy in Equatorial Guinea.Nortrans' Managing Director Kjell Gauksheim said Wednesday that Noble Energy had awarded Nortrans…

MacGregor's Gangways and Cranes for Edda Wind SOVs

May 13, 2020

Cargotec's MacGregor has secured orders to equip Edda Wind's new offshore wind service vessels, ordered from Spanish shipyards.Two of the equipment packages were awarded by the shipbuilder Astilleros Gondán in Asturias for Edda Wind's Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV)…

Chartwell, BAR Working on Next-Gen Offshore Crew Transfer Vessels

May 13, 2020

Vessel designer Chartwell Marine has partnered up with naval architects BAR Technologies, to support in the delivery of what it says will be the next generation of offshore wind crew transfer vessels (CTVs).'The partnership will drive forward…

Rem Offshore Clinches Platform Supply Vessel Deal

May 13, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Rem Offshore has said it has secured a new contract for the Rem Insula platform supply vessel.In a social media post on Tuesday, Rem Offshore said that the contract would take the offshore vessel through 2020 and into 'smooth waters in 2021…

TechnipFMC's Vessel Breaks Record Offshore Norway

May 12, 2020

Oilfield services provider TechnipFMC has said its Deep Energy vessel has set a new world record for the stiffest pipe ever installed from a Reel-Lay vessel. In a social media post on Tuesday, TechnipFMC said the landmark was achieved while…

Petronas Drillship Exits South China Sea After Standoff

May 12, 2020

An oil exploration vessel contracted by Malaysian state energy company Petronas that was involved in a standoff with a Chinese survey vessel in the South China Sea left the disputed waters on Tuesday, three security sources and the vessel operator said…

ESVAGT Delays Investments, Cuts Salaries

May 12, 2020

Danish offshore vessels owner ESVAGT will cut executive and staff pay, and delay investments in response to the low oil prices and the COVID-19 pandemic.Peter Lytzen, the CEO of the company that provides emergency response and rescue vessels (ERRV) and service operation vessels (SOV)…

PGS' Ramform Vanguard Starts Viking Graben Seismic Survey

May 12, 2020

Norwegian marine seismic acquisition company PGS has begun a new multi-azimuth marine seismic survey in the North Sea, offshore Norway. The industry-funded survey- conducted by seismic vessel Ramform Vanguard - extends the GeoStreamer X area within the Viking Graben by 1160 sq…

K-CAT Digital Tool Supports Siem Offshore

May 11, 2020

Kongsberg Maritime reported that its K-CAT (KONGSBERG Competence Assessment Tool) is receiving positive reports from the global oil & gas fleet supplier Siem Offshore, consolidating a deal between the two companies worth in the region of $68…

United Wind Logistics' New Deck Carrier Delivered in China

May 11, 2020

Germany's United Wind Logistics has taken delivery the MV BoldWind deck carrier which will be used to transport turbines for offshore wind farms.MV BoldWind, delivered by Jiangsu Zhenjiang shipyard in China, will start her maiden voyage towards Europe…

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