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Reach Charters Topaz Tiamat

Nov 08, 2018

Norwegian based Reach Subsea said it has entered an agreement with Dubai headquartered Topaz Energy and Marine to charter newbuild light subsea construction vessel Topaz Tiamat for 2.5 years, plus three one-year options.The Norwegian-built vessel…

Wintershall Extends PSV Charter

Nov 06, 2018

Norwegian shipowner Golden Energy Offshore Services AS (GEOS) said on Tuesday it has secured a contract extension with Wintershall Norge AS for the large platform supply vessel (PSV) Energy Swan.The contract is in direct continuation of a charter contract from 2013…

Fred. Olsen Energy Proposes to Issue New Equity in Restructuring

Nov 06, 2018

Norwegian drillship and rig operator Fred. Olsen Energy, proposes to sell one of its drilling units and to issue $130-140 million in new equity to pay off debt, as part of a refinancing plan published on Tuesday.The proposal includes issuing about $90 million in new loan capital…

Next-Gen Autonomous Survey Vessels

Nov 06, 2018

Fugro has signed a joint development agreement with autonomous vessel technology firm L3 ASV to create the next generation of autonomous vessels for the commercial survey market.The partnership brings together the expertise of both companies…

Uptime International Bags Contracts for Gangway Supply

Nov 05, 2018

Norway’s Uptime International has entered into two new contracts with compatriot vessel provider Island Offshore.'Island Clipper has secured a three-year agreement with Equinor as combined PSV and walk to work vessel. The vessel will be equipped with battery package…

GC Rieber Bags 4-month Charter for Polar Queen

Nov 05, 2018

Norwegian shipping company GC Rieber Shipping has entered into a time charter agreement with a European offshore client for the CSV  Polar Queen for a fixed period of four months with options to extend by up to one month.A press note from the…

Timas Suplindo Charters Telford Construction Vessel

Nov 05, 2018

Dubai-headquartered offshore services provider Telford Offshore said it has been awarded a charter party from Indonesian contractor Timas Suplindo for its DP3 multipurpose accommodation and offshore construction vessel Telford 25.The three-month contract…

Kreuz Glorious Mobilized for ONGC Project

Nov 05, 2018

Singapore-headquartered subsea services business Kreuz Subsea and Indian consortium partner Seamec Ltd completed the mobilization of the Kreuz Glorious vessel to commence a two-year project with India’s Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).The…

Rowan Renaissance Wins Total Contract

Nov 05, 2018

Rowan Companies plc announced Monday that its R-Class ultra-deepwater drillship Rowan Renaissance has been awarded a contract in Mexico by Total with a firm term of one well with an estimated duration of 60 days. The agreement includes three…

Sixth Anchor Handler Delivered to CBO

Nov 02, 2018

Brazilian shipping company Grupo CBO has taken delivery of the final vessel in a series of six Brazilian-built anchor-handlers.The half dozen anchor-handling vessels are of the Havyard 843 design by Norway's Havyard Design & Solutions, which…

Ghana FSU/FSRU Finally Under Construction

Oct 31, 2018

Ghana's liquefied natural gas (LNG) import project is finally under construction, years after its original inception, with two vessels contracted to store and regasify the fuel by the second quarter of 2020, a project partner said on Wednesday…

Kleven Delivers Anchor Handler for Maersk

Oct 31, 2018

Nowegian shipbuilder Kleven has delivered the fifth vessel in a series of six anchor handlers for Maersk Supply Service A/S.Built for deepwater operations, Mærsk Mobiliser of the so-called Starfish series is equipped with a range of innovative features…

Petrobras Stops Chevron Plan to Drill Offshore Brazil

Oct 31, 2018

A decision by Petrobras not to invest in drilling new wells has derailed Chevron Corp's plan to resume exploration in a Brazilian offshore field, people familiar with the matter said.Chevron, which operates the field with a 52 percent stake…

Cautious Consolidation for OSV Companies Brings Market Change

Oct 30, 2018

Will a rising tide in the offshore oil markets float all the boats? In the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, that remains to be seen.Offshore services, exploration and production are on a roll. In early October, yet another business combination of big drillers was announced…

Rowan Reliance Awarded Fieldwood Contract

Oct 30, 2018

Offshore drilling contractor Rowan Companies plc announced Monday that its drillship Rowan Reliance has been awarded a contract in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico by Fieldwood Energy LLC.The contract is for a firm term of one year plus three 90-day options…

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