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Noryards building Boa eco-friendly vessel

Mar 12, 2015

Noryards is taking on a US$89 million Boa Offshore contract to build an eco-friendly inspection maintenance and repair (IMR) vessel for the Norwegian ship-owner and operator. The Boa Bison. From Boa.   The…

Petrobras starts early at Búzios

Mar 12, 2015

Petrobras began early production at the deepwater Búzios field offshore Brazil. The Dynamic Producer. From Sembcorp Marine.   Búzios is located in the Santos basin, about 200km off the coast of Rio de Janeiro…

Ocean Installer gets more Statoil work

Mar 10, 2015

Ocean Installer signed amendments with Statoil for umbilical marine installation at the Visund field and for riser replacement at the Troll B field, both in the North Sea. Image of the Normand Vision…

Seafloor tools

Mar 09, 2015

Susan Gourvenec outlines toolbox approach for optimizing geotechnical design of subsea foundations Fig. 1: Evolution of offshore architecture. Image created by M Cocjin, COFS, UWA.   Subsea…

AWE begins subsea tieback in New Zealand

Mar 09, 2015

AWE Ltd. began the Pateke-4H subsea tieback and installation project offshore New Zealand. Map from AWE.   Pateke-4H is located in the offshore Taranaki basin, in the PMP 38158 permit area…

Fugro takes delivery of Echo Surveyor Vii

Mar 09, 2015

Fugro took delivery of the Hugin 1000 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), the Echo Surveyor VII, in December 2014. Depth rated to 4500m, the new AUV now holds the record for the deepest Hugin AUV dive, surveying in water depths surpassing 4200m…

iSURVEY Singapore wins Solstad contract

Mar 09, 2015

Solstad Offshore Asia Pacific awarded Norway-headquartered iSURVEY a marine construction support contract to provide positioning and survey support for its 2015 platform installation program in Thailand, on board the DLB Norce Endeavour. iSURVEY…

BP in second Egypt find

Mar 09, 2015

BP made its second gas discovery in the East Mediterranean Sea at its North Damietta Offshore concession in the East Nile Delta. Image from BP.   The discovery was made at the Atoll…

Ceona inks GOM project for flagship

Mar 09, 2015

SURF contractor Ceona has secured a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the company’s newbuild flagship field development vessel, the Ceona Amazon in the US Gulf of Mexico. The contract will be the Ceona Amazon's first as well as Ceona’s first…

New ERRV for Statoil's Mariner

Mar 09, 2015

Statoil has chosen Sentinel Marine to provide a new multi-role emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV) to support operations on the Mariner field on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Aberdeeen-based Sentinel Marine owns and operates…

Chevron extends Skandi Salvador contract

Mar 06, 2015

Chevron Brasil extended the contract for Skandi Salvador and IRM services for the remainder of 2015. The extension is a direct continuation of the current contract.   The vessel has been operating for Chevron on the Frade oil field since delivery of the vessel in 2009…

Lloyd’s completes safety work on Vette FPSO

Mar 06, 2015

Lloyd’s Register Consulting completed safety work packages for Aibel regarding an engineering and design contract for the Vette floating productions storage and offloading (FPSO) project. The safety contracts cover quantitative risk assessments…

Shell takes delivery of LNG powered supply vessel

Mar 05, 2015

Shell took delivery of an offshore supply vessel for its deepwater operations in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM), from Harvey Gulf International Marine.  The Harvey Energy is 302 ft. and operates on three dual-fuel Wärtsilä engines.  It will…

Honeywell gets third HLJOC Vietnam contract

Mar 05, 2015

Hoang Long Joint Operating Co. (HLJOC) has selected Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) to handle critical project management and engineering for the TGT-H5 wellhead platform that will tap energy reserves off the coast of Vietnam. Image from HLJOC…

Maersk using Ampelmann MCG

Mar 05, 2015

Maersk Oil North Sea UK Ltd. (MOUK) awarded Ampelmann a contract to use its motion compensation gangways (MCG). MOUK will use the Ampelmann system for a shutdown campaign in the UK sector of the central North Sea to extend the weather window and increase workability and efficiency…

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