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Stanford, Total sign Angola contract

Feb 03, 2014

Dubai-based offshore marine firm Stanford Marine has secured a 5-year contract with Total E&P Angola for use of the Stanford Hawk. Total E&P Angola (TEPA) awarded Stanford Marine a 5-year contract, with two, 2-year options, scheduled to start by the beginning of February 2014…

Boskalis wins Statoil jackups deal

Jan 31, 2014

Royal Boskalis Westminster subsidiary, Dockwise, said that it has won several contracts throughout January 2014, worth a total of US$65 million. Statoil awarded the largest contract to the firm, for the transportation of two jackup rigs from South Korea to Norway…

Huisman busy in China and Schiedam

Jan 31, 2014

A 3000-tonne offshore mast crane has been installed on EMAS' Lewek Constellation at Huisman China’s yard in the Fujian Province using a new 2400-tonne quayside crane at the facility. The quayside crane, known as the Skyhook, installed the offshore mast crane in two lifts…

PROMAR orders 2 PSVs

Jan 31, 2014

Swiss vessel management firm PROMAR has ordered two platform supply vessels (PSV) from Damen Shipyards Group as it looks to expand its offshore fleet in the next five years. The first Damen PSV 3300 (pictured) will be delivered in February 2015…

Tanker conversion for heavy lift

Jan 31, 2014

FKAB China has won a design order from Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry's (ZPMC) shipping arm for conversion of a 15-year-old afrmax tanker to a semisubmersible heavy lift vessel. After conversion, the heavy lift vessel will be able to transport container cranes…

Rolls Royce chooses Vard for DP3 install

Jan 30, 2014

Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with the shipyard group Vard for its latest DP3 dynamic positioning system to be installed on two new offshore construction vessels. Dynamic positioning (DP) control systems allow vessels to be held in exact position…

Harvey Gulf launches new OSV

Jan 28, 2014

This video shows the launch of the first of six new 302'x64' LNG OSVs built for Harvey Gulf International Marine by Gulf Coast Shipyard Group (GCSG). The first of these GCSG-built Harvey Gulf OSVs will be moved to GCSG’s newly commissioned…

CGG,Spectrum begin survey off Brazil

Jan 28, 2014

CGG and Spectrum announced that the acquisition of the high-end BroadSeisTM 3D multi-client survey program offshore Brazil in the Foz do Amazonas basin commenced early January as planned. The two companies are working as equal partners on this project…

Rowan adds IFS software to UDW drillship

Jan 24, 2014

Rowan Companies plc, a global offshore contract driller, is now live with IFS Applications on the first of its ultra-deepwater drillships, Rowan Renaissance.  Rowan’s deployment includes requisitioning, inventory, and EAM functionality…

Pocket OSV takes next step

Jan 24, 2014

A UK-based marine renewables consultancy has signed a memorandum of understanding with a German firm to finance and built a new construction vessel, the Hi Flo 4. Mojo Maritime, based in Falmouth, signed the MOU with Hammonia Reederei GmbH & Co…

Ramform Atlas named in Japan

Jan 24, 2014

Petroleum Geophysical Services ASA (PGS) has launched its second Ramform Titan class vessel, the Ramform Atlas, at a naming ceremony in Nagasaki, Japan today. The vessel will typically tow a network of several hundred thousand recording sensors over an area greater than 12sq km…

Growth for Maritime Developments

Jan 24, 2014

Back deck equipment firm Maritime Developments has launched a new equipment hire division. The company, which has operations in Aberdeen and Peterhead, is on track to increase turnover to £12 million for its year-end in March 2014, a projected rise of 110% on its 2013 figure of £5…

First dual-fuel OSV launched in GoM

Jan 23, 2014

Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, a manufacturer of a variety of ocean-going and inland marine vessels for commercial and military markets, announced today the launch of the first of six Harvey Gulf International Marine 302’ x 64’ dual-fuel Offshore Supply Vessels…

Arctic PSV for Rem Offshore

Jan 23, 2014

Kleven has signed a contract with Rem Offshore for the building of a platform support vessel (PSV) specially designed to operate in challenging arctic conditions (pictured). The type VS 485 MK III ARCTIC design includes a number of features for ice prevention and de-icing…

Bumi Armada supplies Interoil PSVs

Jan 23, 2014

Malaysia-based international offshore oilfield services provider, Bumi Armada Berhad’s wholly-owned subsidiaries, Armada Offshore OSV Ltd. and Bumi Armada Ltd. received letters of award (LOA) from Interoil Angola Limitada, a leading player…

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