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Solstad Scores Charters in Subsea, Offshore Wind Sectors

Nov 03, 2020

Norwegian firm Solstad Offshore has won contracts for two of its vessels the Normand Jarstein and Normand Tonjer in the offshore wind and subsea sectors.The Normand Jarstein construction support vessel has been awarded a 4 months firm contract…

DOF Subsea Nets 2-year Extension for Skandi Africa Vessel

Nov 03, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Subsea has won a 2-year contract extension for its Skandi Africa subsea construction vessel.Skandi Africa is a subsea vessel designed for harsh environment and deepwater subsea construction and flexlay operations…

Petrobras Charters Solstad Vessel Duo

Nov 02, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel company Solstad Offshore has said that Petrobras has extended the contract for the Far Saga construction support vessel.Solstad said Friday the contract had been extended for a period of one year starting on Oct 30th…

SeaBird in APAC 2D Survey Gig

Nov 02, 2020

Oslo-listed seismic survey company SeaBird Exploration has said it has won a letter of award for a 2D survey in the Asia Pacific region. The Norwegian seismic data acquisition firm said the survey was expected to start in the first quarter of 2021…

Malaysia: Petronas Launches Investigation into Fatal Offshore Incident

Oct 29, 2020

Malaysian oil and gas giant said Thursday it was investigating the cause behind the incident that happened earlier this week when the Dayang Topaz offshore vessel crashed into its platform at the Baram field, off Sarawak.'A thorough assessment of the platform structures is being carried out…

IRClass Classes India's First LNG-FSRU

Oct 29, 2020

Ship classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has classed India’s first LNG-FSRU.Built at Hyundai Shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea, the 180,000 cu.m, the Indian-flagged, is designed for continuous operations without the need for drydocking over a period of 20 years…

Eidesvik Offshore Nets Vessel Charters with Wintershall Dea, Deme

Oct 29, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Eidesvik offshore has this week won contracts for two of its vessels, the Viking Princess and the Viking Neptun.On Wednesday, Eidesvik said it had secured a deal with the Norwegian oil firm Wintershall Dea Norge…

GC Rieber Shipping Nets W2W Gig in Offshore Wind Sector

Oct 28, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner GC Rieber Shipping has won a short-term charter for its Polar Queen walk-to-work vessel.GC Rieber Shipping said Wednesday the contract for the vessel was with a  'Tier 1 client in Europe for work in an offshore wind park…

Malaysia: Two Dead After Offshore Vessel Rams into Oil Platform

Oct 27, 2020

Two crew of a Malaysian offshore support vessel died on Tuesday after their ship hit a [platform] operated by state oil firm Petronas off the state of Sarawak on Borneo island.The Dayang Topaz rammed into the Baram B oil platform after its anchor cable broke in bad weather…

Shearwater Secures Five-month Extension for Offshore Survey in Brazil

Oct 27, 2020

Seismic survey services company Shearwater GeoServices has won a five-month contract extension for CGG’s Brazil Nebula multi-client survey.This extension-period starts in the late fourth quarter of 2020 and will be conducted by the Oceanic Sirius vessel…

FSO Nabarima Is 'Upright' but Crude Transfer Could Be Risky

Oct 26, 2020

A Venezuelan floating oil facility that had been listing in recent weeks is upright and shows no sign of sinking, but plans to offload crude from the vessel posed some risks, the energy minister of neighboring Trinidad and Tobago said on Thursday…

Nord Stream 2 Pipelaying Vessel Nears Project Hub

Oct 26, 2020

Russian pipe-laying vessel Akademik Cherskiy, expected to be used to finish the Moscow-led Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, is heading towards the German project hub of Mukran, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on Monday.According to the ship tracking data…

Singapore: Keppel O&M, EMA Award Grant for Floating Energy Storage System Pilot

Oct 26, 2020

Singapore's Energy Market Authority (EMA) and Keppel Offshore & Marine have jointly awarded a research grant to pilot Singapore’s first floating Energy Storage System (ESS). This project was awarded to a consortium led by Envision Digital International Pte Ltd (Envision Digital)…

PHOTO: Heerema Installs P11-Unity Platform

Oct 26, 2020

Dutch offshore installation services firm Heerema Marine Contractors has installed one of the world's smallest offshore gas platforms using its Sleipnir semi-submersible crane vessel - which is the world's largest -  in the Dutch sector of the North Sea…

Digitizing Risk-based Integrity Management of FPSOs

Oct 23, 2020

Industries are adapting to an increasingly digitalized landscape. The floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) industry is no different. As concerted efforts are made to improve project economics Matt Tremblay, ABS Senior Vice President…

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