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Smit Lamnalco launches vessels

Apr 24, 2013

A welcoming ceremony was held for two newbuild vessels SL Gabon and SL Libreville at Port‐Gentil, Gabon on 17 April. Among those attending the ceremony were the Minister Delegate of Transport Mr Emmanuel Jean Didier Biye, the Governor of the Ogooué Maritime Province Mr Martin Boguikouma…

Ulstein chain type stinger handling in spotlight

Apr 23, 2013

ULSTEIN is currently customizing their innovative Chain type Stinger Handling system concept for three different companies on three different continents. The compact system improves both the vessel design and pipe-lay operations, and as acknowledgment on April 16th 2013…

Orca sings for Anadarko

Apr 18, 2013

Anadarko Petroleum encountered approximately 190ft (58m) of net natural gas pay at its Orca-1 discovery well, off Mozambique, the company announced on April 18, 2013. The gas discovery is contained in a Paleocene fan system at Offshore Area 1 in the Rovuma Basin…

Harkand to invest $30m in ROVs

Apr 17, 2013

Harkand is investing upwards of US$30million to expand its global fleet of remotely operated vehicle systems as the company drives forward with its ambitious growth strategy. The Group has signed a deal with Forum Subsea Technologies…

Working with efficiency

Apr 14, 2013

With increased focus on the negative impact of subsea noise on the marine environment, regulators are considering action. Until then, different stakeholders are working together to develop a range of technical solutions to manage the issue…

Chevron places Rosebank FPSO order

Apr 12, 2013

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has announced it won a US$1.9 billion order to build a Floating Production Storage and Offloading unit (FPSO) for Chevron North Sea Ltd. Hyundai Heavy will carry out engineering, procurement, and construction…

N-Sea lines up Northern River DSV

Apr 03, 2013

N-SEA has secured the DPII DSV Northern River from Serco’s Marine Services for the 2013 season to support its expansion in the subsea IMR market. N-SEA will install a compliment of ROV’s onboard including a high powered WROV and 2 SubAtlantic Mohican Inspection class ROV’s…

Recognition for IMR vessel Seven Viking

Apr 03, 2013

The IMR vessel ‘Seven Viking’ has been nominated as ‘Ship of the Year 2013’ by the maritime magazine ‘Skipsrevyen’.   ‘Seven Viking’ has been working for Statoil in the North Sea since February, and carries out a multitude of tasks including inspection…

Beach reports seismic results from Lake Tanganyika

Apr 01, 2013

South Australia's Beach Energy Ltd. discussed the results of its 2012 inland offshore exploration program in western Tanzania in an investor presentation last month. Wholly owned subsidiary Beach Petroleum (Tanzania) Ltd. holds 100% interest…

Bourbon fleet to reach 111 by 2014 end

Mar 29, 2013

A year after taking delivery of its last Bourbon Liberty 200 vessel and 1st Bourbon Liberty 300 vessel, Bourbon has extended its range of services with the Bourbon Liberty 151, the very first vessel in a series of 15 next generation PSVs.PSV…

TGS Polarcus Asima

Mar 28, 2013

TGS announced it will charter the 12-streamer Polarcus Asima for a six-month period. TGS will utilize the ship during an acquisition of a 3D multi-client survey covering 7800km 2 of the Sunfish acre age in Harper Basin, off Liberia. TGS will…

How Spectrum is changing its focus to win multi-client business

Mar 28, 2013

Rune Eng, president and CEO, provides the answers to why Spectrum is emerging as a key player in the market for multiclient marine seismic surveys and where the company is heading with its business. Before joining Spectrum in 2010 Rune…

Cantarell extension

Mar 28, 2013

Mexico’s Cotemar Group secured short contract extensions for three Prosafe SE accommodation vessels. The three semisubmersibles are currently stationed at Pemex’s Cantarell field. Bareboat charter contracts for Safe Britannia, Safe Lancia, and…

Vessel range extended

Mar 25, 2013

IHC PackhorseNetherlands-based IHC Merwede introduced a new series of IHC Packhorse offshore support vessels last month. The vessels range from the Packhorse, a PSV, and the Packhorse-Maxi, which provides a 59-person accommodation unit, and options designed for subsea support on IRM work…

Hybrid propulsion systems to be installed

Mar 22, 2013

Viking LadyDNV and the Norwegian shipping industry partnered to develop battery-powered vessels. Four hybrids, powered by a mix of battery and diesel-electric propulsion, will hit the water this year and next. Eidesvik Offshore’s supply ship…

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