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Freeport-McMoRan fails off Morocco

Jul 28, 2015

Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas failed to intersect secondary objectives at the MZ-1 exploration well offshore Morocco after reaching a depth of 4653m within the Lower Cretaceous, according to partner Pura Vida Energy.  Wireline logs have…

Dolphin begins East Campeche multi-client survey

Jul 28, 2015

Dolphin Geophysical has commenced the East Campeche 2D long offset multi-client survey in Mexico, utilizing the M/V Artemis Arctic. The licensed approved 19,597 line-km survey is well positioned towards the recent Mexican announced five-year…

Geoholm RSV contract extended

Jul 21, 2015

Petrobras has extended the RSV contract for the vessel Geoholm for 18 months until December 2016.  The extension is a direct continuation of the current contract and the vessel has been operating for Petrobras since January 2014. The…

InterMoor completes Juniper installation work

Jul 21, 2015

InterMoor completed its role in the largest foundation installation project offshore Trinidad and Tobago to date. The final stage of the project involved hooking up Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.’s Ocean Victory semisubmersible drilling rig…

Sinopacific snaps up Middle East and Mexico orders

Jul 20, 2015

Chinese shipbuilder, SINOPACIFIC Shipbuilding Group won the bid for the construction of nine anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels for Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC) and its wholly owned subsidiary, ESNAAD. The design that won the bid is the SPA80A…

Fugro adds to renewables service

Jul 15, 2015

Fugro has added cable-lay services to trenching for offshore windfarm and tidal energy sectors. The company has equipped its trenching vessel, Fugro Saltire, with a compact, custom-made, cable-lay spread that comprises a reel drive system to store the cables…

Fatal accident reported on Skandi Pacific

Jul 15, 2015

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is investigating a fatal accident on board anchor handling supply vessel, Skandi Pacific, 166km northwest of Karartha, Western Australia (on the Northwest Shelf).  During the early hours of 14 July…

Sea Truck gets first Brazilian award

Jul 15, 2015

Sea Trucks Group has announced the recent award of its first contract in Brazil. Sea Trucks will provide accommodation support services to Saipem for 300 personnel on board, including lifting operations, storage support and logistic support services for modifications works of an FPSO…

Contract extension for Safe Astoria

Jul 15, 2015

Shell Philippines Exploration agreed to a one-month extension for the firm period for the provision of Prosafe’s Safe Astoria accommodation support vessel at the Malampaya Phase 3 Depletion Compression Project offshore the Philippines. The total value of the firm extension period is US$5 million…

Sembcorp bags mega-lift vessel build job

Jul 15, 2015

Dutch offshore contractor Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) sealed its deal with Jurong Shipyard to build its new mega-heavy lift crane vessel. HMC had already signed a letter of intent with the Sembcorp Marine subsidiary. Today's engineering and construction contract…

Viking Supply Ships, Eni, extend contract

Jul 10, 2015

Viking Supply Ships has extended the contract with Eni Norge for the Ice-classed AHTS Njord Viking. The vessel is now firm with Eni Norge till 31st December 2016.  Further, the charterer has the option to extend the charter period with 2 x 6 months…

Shell's Arctic program hits new snag

Jul 07, 2015

The Fennica icebreaker vessel that Shell planned to use as part of its Chukchi Sea drilling operations had to return to Dutch Harbor in Alaska to undergo repairs after its hull was breeched, Finland-based Arctia Offshore reported today (7 July)…

Triyards wins $175 million in vessel orders

Jul 07, 2015

Triyards has won vessel orders worth US$175 million (which excludes owner furnished equipment), resulting in visibility into the financial year ending 31 August 2017.  The vessel orders for two enhanced BH450 series liftboats will be the third and fourth in the series to be built by Triyards…

EMAS lands Thailand, West Africa contracts

Jul 07, 2015

EMAS Offshore secured three new awards for charters with oil majors in West Africa and Thailand valued at more than US$24 million (including options). In West Africa, EMAS Offshore’s anchor dandling tug and supply (AHTS) vessel will be…

GMS grabs first decommissioning gig

Jul 06, 2015

Self-propelled self-elevating support vessels (SESVs) provider Gulf Marine Services (GMS) was awarded its first decommissioning contract for one of its large class vessels in Europe. Image from GMS…

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