Offshore

Chinese Shipbuilder Wins Award for Largest Heavy Lifting Vessel

 Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company has built the largest heavy lifting vessel in the world which can carry up to 12,000 tons. The vessel, which took eight years to design and build, was awarded

Ben Moore (Photo: Attollo Offshore)

Attollo Offshore Joins ELITE

Attollo Offshore, an offshore marine operator, has announced it has joined London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) international business support and capital raising ecosystem, for high growth companies, ELITE.

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WWEA, IWSA to Promote Uptake of Wind Technology in Ships

 The World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) has today announced a key strategic partnership with the International Windship Association (IWSA) in order to further promote the uptake of wind technology by the global shipping fleet.

Bob Bishop (Photo: Selandia Ship Management)

Bishop Appointed Chairman of Selandia Ship Management

V.Group announced Bob Bishop has been appointed chairman of Selandia Ship Management in addition to his current role in business development of the Group. The acquisition of Selandia Ship Management in 2016 provided V.

Okume complex in Equatorial Guinea. Photo: Hess Corporation

Hess Corp Sells Offshore Equatorial Guinea Assets

 Hess Corporation has entered into an agreement to sell its interests in offshore Equatorial Guinea to Kosmos Energy and Trident Energy for a total consideration of $650 million, effective January 1, 2017.

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Shuttle Tankers - Safe, Flexible, Efficient

 Shuttle tankers are an alternative to subsea pipelines. Typically for large water depths. For harsh weather operation the use of shuttle tankers is a necessity. DNV GL has incorporated the latest findings related to their design,

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BrasFELS Delivers Fifth FPSO Project for MODEC

 Keppel Offshore & Marine's (Keppel O&M) wholly owned subsidiary Keppel FELS Brasil's BrasFELS shipyard in Brazil has delivered the Cidade de Campos dos Goytacazes MV29, a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel,

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Transocean Retires Six Floaters

 Transocean announced its intent to retire the ultra-deepwater floaters GSF Jack Ryan, Sedco Energy, Sedco Express, Cajun Express, and Deepwater Pathfinder, and the deepwater floater Transocean Marianas.

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IUMI: Offshore Energy Insurance Market “Sinking”

 At annual IUMI (International Union of Marine Insurance) conference in Tokyo, James McDonald, chairman of IUMI’s Offshore Energy Committee warned that the sector was “sinking”.   His warning was based

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Nordic American Appoints New CFO

 Nordic American Tankers (NAT) and Nordic American Offshore (NAO) has appointed Bjørn Giaever (50) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).    He is expected to join us later this year and as early as possible.

Nik Scott-Gray, chief executive at Montrose Port Authority (Photo: Montrose Port Authority)

Offshore Wind Delivers Success for Montrose Port

Montrose Port Authority said it has supported its first project within the offshore renewable sector, heralding a new era of capabilities for the energy industry support and service hub.   In association with NorSea Group (UK) Ltd,