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Vertech vessel gets safety accreditation

Mar 30, 2015

Vertech is preparing to take delivery of its first specialist vessel as the company’s diving team enhances its capabilities for operations worldwide. Image from Vertech.   The new 14…

Heerema inks heavy lifter LOI

Mar 30, 2015

Dutch offshore contractor Heerema Offshore Services has inked a deal with a Singapore shipyard to build what it says will be the world's largest semisubmersible crane vessel (pictured). The vessel, whose designed was unveiled in March last year…

Solitaire begins Polarled

Mar 27, 2015

Statoil started the first stage of the Polarled installation project with the Solitaire pipelaying vessel connecting the pipeline in the Norwegian Sea to Nyhamma. Solitaire. From Allseas.   The…

Knarr FPSO fire under investigation

Mar 26, 2015

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) is investigating a fire that broke out on the Petrojarl Knarr floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) in the Knarr field, North Sea. Petrojarl Knarr achieving first oil…

Fincantieri outlines new drilship

Mar 26, 2015

Italian ship designer and builder Fincantieri will today (26 March) outline its new drillship design, Proxima. Proxima is a new ultra deepwater drillship capable of drilling to 50,000ft total depth in water depth down to 12,000ft. The…

Rosneft axes NADL jackup

Mar 25, 2015

Russian oil exploration giant Rosneft sent a cancellation notice to North Atlantic Drilling Company Ltd. (NADL) to terminate its contract for the Energy Endeavor jackup. The Energy Endeavor. From Northern Offshore…

Dolphin Geo’s Sanco Sword deployed off Myanmar

Mar 25, 2015

Dolphin Geophysical mobilized the one of largest floating objects by deploying a seismic spread of 12 streamers, 7050m in length with 150m streamer separation, off the coast of Myanmar for Ophir Energy. The Sanco Sword…

Lundin spuds Barents Sea well

Mar 25, 2015

Lundin Norway began drilling the 7220/11-2 appraisal well in the Barents Sea South. The Island Innovator. From Island Drilling.   The Alta discovery is located 10-20km northeast of Lundin…

Bibby Singapore gets Myanmar contract

Mar 25, 2015

Bibby Offshore’s Asian division, Bibby Offshore Singapore (BOS), secured a contract with the Moattama Gas Transportation Co. (MGTC) to provide remote operated vehicle (ROV) pipeline inspection, remedial work and associated project management on its Southeast Asia asset offshore Myanmar…

Carisbrooke takes new fuel regulations in its stride

Mar 24, 2015

'Our first three months of emission control area operation have run without a hitch,' says Carisbrooke Shipping CEO Robert Wester. 'We put this down to careful preparation supported by the skill and diligence of our sea staff.' Carisbrooke…

BG: Developing Knarr

Mar 24, 2015

BG Group began production at the Knarr field in the North Sea, seven years after its discovery. In this video, BG Group takes you to the process to get to this month, where its first floating vessel development is expected to deliver vital resources to the European energy market…

Fugro takes delivery of newbuild

Mar 24, 2015

Fugro took delivery of the Fugro Americas, a newbuild shallow draft survey vessel this month. The Fugro Americas. From Fugro.   Custom designed to Fugro’s specifications, the vessel…

ABB introduces Azipod D

Mar 24, 2015

ABB unveiled its new addition to its line of Azipod electric propulsion offering, the Azipod D. Azipod D. From ABB.   Azipod D will allow a wider range of vessel types to benefit from…

Aptomar gets Goliat oil spill detection gig

Mar 24, 2015

International oil spill player Aptomar entered into a service agreement with Hammerfest-based maritime electronics company O.M. Rønning Skipselektronikk to further enhance oil spill detection and combating capabilities at Eni Norge’s Goliat field…

Osbit lands well intervention work

Mar 24, 2015

Helix Energy Solutions awarded Osbit Power a contract to manufacture three sets of offshore well-intervention equipment that include intervention tension frames (ITFs) and walk to work access systems. A…

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