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Navigating the pitch and roll of broadband seismic

Jul 15, 2013

Last month’s Annual Meeting of the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) in London was by far the largest in the EAGE’s history. Over 8000 delegates showed up at the conference and exhibition at the Excel Centre in London to create plenty of buzz…

Seadrill orders four more UDW drillships

Jul 15, 2013

Seadrill Ltd has entered into turnkey contracts to build four new ultra-deepwater drillships. Two drillships will be built at the DSME yard and the other two at the Samsung yard, in South Korea. The project value price is estimated to be…

GL Group releases new data network guidelines

Jul 15, 2013

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has published new guidelines for data networks which are implemented onboard ships or offshore platforms. As the maritime industry makes greater use of automated systems data networks have become more and more complex…

EMAS wins contracts offshore

Jul 12, 2013

EMAS, the operating brand of Ezra Holdings, offshore contractor, and provider of integrated offshore solutions, won a transport and floater installation contract for two FSUs, with an option for a third, from Statoil for their Heidrun and Mariner fields…

Seadrill secures contract for West Freedom

Jul 12, 2013

Seadrill Ltd. (Seadrill) secured a contract for the LT-Super 116E jack-up rig, West Freedom, offshore Venezuela with Cardon IV Venezuela, an ENI SpA and REPSOL joint venture. The contract is for a period of 30 months plus an option for a 6 month extension at mutually agreed rates…

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…

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