Offshore

Photo:  MODEC, Inc.

Four Japanese Companies Join Modec in Sepia FPSO Deal

 Four Japanese companies will invest in a new company established by compatriot Modec with an aim to provide a floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for the Petrobras-operated Sepia field offshore Brazil.

Photo: Eidesvik Offshore ASA

Eidesvik Scores Work for Two Vessels

 Norwegian shipping company Eidesvik Offshore ASA  has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with Seabed Geosolution for the use of  two vessels.   Contract commencement are ultimo January to primo February

BW Catcher . Photo: BW Offshore

BW Offshore Gets Contract Extension for FPSO Polvo

 BW Offshore has signed an agreement with Petrorio for a one-year extension for the lease and operation of the FPSO Polvo. The firm period has been extended to Q3 2019 (from Q3 2018), with options until Q3 2022.

Normand Commander. Photo: Solstad Farstad ASA

SolstadFarstad Bags Contract for Normand Commander

 Solstad Farstad ASA (SOFF) has entered a Bareboat contract with Bahia Grande LN S.A for the CSV "Normand Commander” for operation in Argentina.    The contract period is 5 years firm with further 1x3 years option,

Energy Scout. Photo: Golden Energy Offshore

Total Extends Energy Scout PSV Contract

 Norwegian shipowner Golden Energy Offshore Services has been awarded a contract extension for one of its platform supply vessels with Total in Nigeria.    The company announced end of June 2017 to

Image: Sembcorp Marine Ltd

Sembcorp Marine to Sell West Rigel

 Sembcorp Marine announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd (JSPL) has signed an agreement for the sale of the semi-submersible rig West Rigel (Rig) to a buyer at a price of US$500 million.

A view of Tyra East in the Danish North Sea Photo: McDermott International, Inc.

McDermott Wins Tyra EPC Work near Denmark

 McDermott International announced a substantial contract award from Mærsk Olie og Gas A/S (Maersk Oil) for engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) services for the Tyra Redevelopment project,

Prelude floating liquefied natural gas facility (producing LNG, LPG and condensate). Photo: Shell

World's Largest Vessel Set to Sail in 2018

 In 2018,  Shell's huge floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) Prelude, the world's largest vessel, will begin its job of extracting and processing gas at sea, reported CNBC.   The 488-meter-long and

Photo: MPI Offshore B.V.

MPI Pact with Eneco for Prinses Amaliawindpark

 MPI Contractors B.V. has signed a contract with Eneco Windmolens Offshore B.V. to provide offshore transport and lifting services during main component replacements planned for wind turbines in the Prinses Amaliawindpark.

Photo: Ampelmann

New Solution Helps Meet Lifeboat Regs

The oil and gas industry has just 18 months to upgrade critical release hook systems on offshore lifeboats to meet new regulations imposed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to improve safety at sea.

(Photo: MacGregor)

MacGregor to Split Smart Ocean Technology Division

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, said it will reorganize its offshore and merchant shipping operations as part of a plan aiming to achieve €13 million in annual cost savings.   Under the plan, MacGregor’s