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Ophir and WHL begin Seychelles seismic program

Jul 15, 2014

Dolphin Geophysical AS is using the M/V Polar Duchess to acquire a 1500km seismic survey for Ophir Energy and WHL Energy. The ship left the Seychelles port of Victoria on 5 July. The survey will cover the Junon Block, in the Seychelles Exclusive Economic Zone…

Heriot-Watt orders ASV C-Enduro

Jul 11, 2014

Heriot-Watt University's Edinburgh Campus has ordered an ASV C-Enduro. The C-Enduro Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) will be used for research in persistent and long-term autonomy with multiple remote and autonomous marine platforms. The…

Fugro signs 5-yr hydrographic contract

Jul 11, 2014

Fugro is one of eight firms recently awarded a five-year hydrographic survey contract by the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Task orders under this indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract…

Van Oord launches cable-laying vessel

Jul 10, 2014

Van Oord’s new DP2 cable-laying vessel Nexus was successfully launched at Damen Shipyards in Galati, Romania on 30 June 2014. The 123m multipurpose vessel will be deployed installing electrical cables for offshore wind farms. With a beam of almost 28m and a dynamic positioning system…

EOC acquires new vessel

Jul 10, 2014

EOC Ltd. an Asian based provider of offshore oil and gas development and production solutions, today announced that it would be adding a new accommodation and support vessel to its fleet. EOC has entered into a memorandum of agreement to acquire a newbuild accommodation and support vessel…

Kongsberg Maritime to supply simulator

Jul 09, 2014

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) announced it has selected Kongsberg Maritime’s K-Sim Offshore simulation platform to enhance crane operator training and the safe, efficient implementation of heavy lift operations. The contract was signed on 21 May…

Maersk Oil backs out of Brazil

Jul 09, 2014

AP Moller-Maersk subsidiary Maersk Olie og Gas (Maersk Oil) will take a US$1.7 billion impairment on its Brazilian assets, it announced 9 July. The Danish company specifically cited disappointing appraisals as one of the reasons it has “revised…

Ulstein unveils Island Performer

Jul 08, 2014

Ulstein provides this video on the development of Island Offshore's latest vessel the Island Performer. The newbuild is a flexible, riserless light weight intervention (RLWI), and inspection, maintanence and repair (IMR) vessel built by the Ulstein Verft shipyard…

Ulstein delivers subsea vessel to Island Offshore

Jul 08, 2014

The Ulstein Verft shipyard announced that the newly built Island Performer was delivered today to ship owner, Island Offshore. The flexible, state-of-the-art RLWI/IMR vessel will serve its first five years for FTO in the Gulf of Mexico. “The…

Technip awarded renewal of subsea service contract

Jul 08, 2014

Technip announced it has been awarded a new framework agreement by Statoil, Exxon Mobil and Gassco for diving, subsea intervention and repair contingency services. Under the terms of this framework agreement, a replacement of an existing frame agreement held for eight years…

Inpex launches Ichthys FPSO hull

Jul 07, 2014

About two-and-a-half years after construction began, Japan’s Inpex Corp. launched the hull of its Ichthys FPSO from the dry dock of the Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering yard in Okpo, South Korea, the Japanese operator announced today…

Kobe Steel enters Brazil compressor market

Jul 07, 2014

Kobe Steel, Ltd. announced that its subsidiary company, Kobelco Machinery do Brasil Servicos Empresariais Ltda., has begun full-scale marketing of nonstandard compressors. Based in Sao Paulo, Kobelco Machinery do Brasil (KMB) is Kobe Steel's first location established in Brazil…

Sovcomflot, Sakhalin Energy extend cooperation

Jul 07, 2014

SCF Group (Sovcomflot) and Sakhalin Energy Investment Co. Ltd. (Sakhalin Energy) have signed a contract for the construction and long-term operation of three multifunctional icebreaking standby vessels to serve the Sakhalin-2 offshore energy platforms…

ProSep opens new facility and appoints new GM

Jul 07, 2014

Houston based oil, gas and water treatment specialist, ProSep has launched a new manufacturing service for third party clients at its purpose-built fabrication facility on Clara Road. ProSep has the capability to construct large structural fabrications…

Damen delivers Fugro Proteus

Jul 07, 2014

Fugro took delivery of the newbuild Fugro Proteus from Damen Shipyards, the first of three Fugro offshore coastal survey vessels (FOCSV) scheduled for delivery in 2014, both companies announced on 4 July 2014. The compact survey vessel is capable of undertaking a wide range of survey…

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