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Maersk Convincer wins extension

Jul 12, 2013

Petronas Carigali, E&P subsidiary of Malaysia’s national oil company, extended the contract for the jack-up Maersk Convincer by one year.  The rig will be on contract with Petronas until mid-November 2014. As part of the drilling campaign offshore Malaysia…

Harkand builds ROV support vessel

Jul 12, 2013

Harkand is pursuing its investment strategy in Asia Pacific with the addition of a multi-million dollar newbuild ROV support vessel and the appointment of a new general manager to lead future growth. The vessel, to be named Harkand Harmony…

Nations may designate two Antarctic Marine Protected Areas

Jul 12, 2013

A group of 24 nations and the EU are meeting in Bremerhaven, Germany, July 11-16, to discuss revised proposals to create two marine protected areas (MPAs) in the ocean surrounding Antarctica. If approved, these may become the largest marine reserves on Earth…

Bowtech delivers chain stopper monitoring system for BP Quad 204

Jul 11, 2013

Bowtech Products Ltd, a global market leader in subsea vision systems, announced on 9 July 2013 that it delivered a £100,000 Chain Stopper Monitoring System to SBM Offshore, to monitor the chain stoppers during installation of the BP Quad 204 Turret Mooring System (TMS)…

Ceona to build MSV Ceona Amazon

Jul 11, 2013

Ceona has finalized its agreement with Lloyd Werft for the construction of a new high-capacity vessel, Ceona Amazon, at a signing ceremony in Bremerhaven, Germany. Members of the Ceona management team, led by CEO Steve Preston and Chairman John Smith…

Seabird bags LOA for Asian survey

Jul 11, 2013

SeaBird Exploration Plc. was awarded a 30-day contract for the Aquila Explorer from a company in the Asia Pacific region. The contract is valued at about US$3 million. The vessel  is currently working for another company in the region on…

Ultra-deepwater drives demand

Jul 11, 2013

Global demand for ultra-deepwater drilling units remains high with new contracts attracting high day rates, according to Fred. Olsen Energy. The firm, which operates a fleet of seven deepwater and mid-water drilling rigs, says growth in the ultra-deepwater segment is expected continue…

GE tapped for propulsion

Jul 11, 2013

GE’s Power Conversion business was awarded a contract by the Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Fl. The contract entails GE supplying integrated diesel-electric power, propulsion and vessel control systems for two multipurpose supply vessels (MPSVs) with installed horsepower of 12…

US$1.6bn of pipelay support contracts for Subsea 7

Jul 08, 2013

Subsea 7 is to build and operate three flexible pipe-lay support vessels (PLSV) for Petrobras under three five-year contracts worth about US$1.6 billion. The contracts include project management, engineering and installation of flowlines…

Appomattox potential grows

Jul 03, 2013

Shell said today it has made a 100million barrel deepwater oil discovery in the Gulf of Mexico, adding to the potential of the future development of its Appomattox find.   The Vicksburg A discovery is nearby Appomattox, which contains…

ABT buoy lined up for North Sea field

Jul 02, 2013

North Sea independent Antrim Resources has agreed a deal which could see the use of new buoy technology to develop its Fyne field. Fellow independent Enegi, along with its joint venture partner ABTechnology, is to work up a new field development plan (FDP) for Fyne…

Five-year pipelay charter for Subsea 7

Jul 02, 2013

Subsea 7 has been awarded a US450million contract by Petrobras for the use of the Seven Pheonix pipelay vessel for five years. The vessel has operated for Petrobras for several years and is currently under contract with the Brazilian oeprator…

Semborp lands two more jack-up orders

Jul 01, 2013

Sembcorp Marine’s PPL Shipyard has won two orders for turnkey contracts worth a total US$417million from Mexico's Integradora de Servicios Petroleros Oro Negro. The orders are for the construction of two jack-up rigs, scheduled for delivery at end July 2015 and end of third quarter 2015…

Seadrill JV nets Petrobras work

Jun 28, 2013

Brazil's Petrobras awarded Seadrill Ltd and SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad's 50:50 joint venture Sapura Navegação Marítima S.A., Brazil (SNM), a contract for the charter and operation of three pipelaying support vessels (PLSV's).  The eight-year contract…

ABB wins Western Isles FPSO contract

Jun 28, 2013

ABB has been awarded a US$20 million contract to provide power and automation technologies to a floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO). The unit is being built to Sevan Marine's cylindrical design at Chinese shipyard COSCO Nantong for Dana Petroleum…

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