Category archives for: Offshore News

Heerema and Technip Win Kaombo Contract

Heerema and Technip Win Kaombo Contract

The consortium, comprising Heerema Marine Contractors (Heerema) and Technip, was awarded a major lump-sum contract by Total E&P Angola for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation (EPCI) and pre-commissioning for the SURF (subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines) part of the Kaombo project. The Kaombo project is located in Block 32 offshore Angola in water depths up to […]

Lamprell Adds Two LeTourneau-Designed Jackups

Lamprell Adds Two LeTourneau-Designed Jackups

Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, has won a new contract from Ensco Intercontinental GmbH to build and deliver two high specification, self-elevating Mobile Offshore Drilling Platforms of a Super 116E (Enhanced) Class. These LeTourneau-designed rigs will be able to […]

Stril Explorer Secures EXXON Mobil Gig

Stril Explorer Secures EXXON Mobil Gig

Reach Subsea has entered into a contract with EXXON Mobil for the vessel Stril Explorer for light construction work in the North Sea. Further, Reach Subsea has entered into new cooperation contracts with MMT for delivery of ROV-services. Total contract value is approximately $2.5 million. Stril Explorer is a DP2 multi-purpose support vessel with a […]

James Fisher Demonstrates Innovative Ship-to-Turbine System

James Fisher Demonstrates Innovative Ship-to-Turbine System

James Fisher Renewables has conducted an innovative trial of Ship-to-Turbine (STT), an oil change system set to significantly improve safety, efficiency and reduce down time in offshore wind turbine gearbox oil changes. The trial was recently performed on an offshore wind farm off the Norfolk coast. James Fisher Renewables successfully demonstrated the STT system by […]

Havyard Bags Hybrid Battery-Powered Arctic PSV

Havyard Bags Hybrid Battery-Powered Arctic PSV

Havyard Group AS and Fafnir Offshore have signed a $56.6 million contract for the construction of Havyard 833 WE ICE platform supply vessel. The vessel, designed by Havyard Design and Solutions in Fosnavaag, will be constructed at Havyard Ship Technology`s yard in Leirvik in Sogn, Norway. The vessel will become newbuild number 126 and is slated […]

‘Safe Hibernia’ Secures Contract Extension

‘Safe Hibernia’ Secures Contract Extension

Cotemar group has confirmed that Safe Hibernia has been awarded a contract extension through to 27 July 2014 with unchanged day rate. The contract value of the extension is USD 6.2 million. The Safe Hibernia, an accommodation/service vessel, was built in 1977 at the Rauma Repola yard in Finland to an Aker H-3 design. It has […]

Jumbo Installs FPSO Mooring Spread for EnQuest

Jumbo Installs FPSO Mooring Spread for EnQuest

Jumbo, with the help of its J-class vessel ‘Fairplayer’, has successfully completed the installation of an FPSO mooring spread for client EnQuest in the North Sea. The second stage of the project will take place in 2014. This will see the EnQuest Producer, a 249m long Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel currently in Newcastle […]

Tug Fairmount Sherpa Tows UDW for 11,500 Miles

Tug Fairmount Sherpa Tows UDW for 11,500 Miles

Tug Fairmount Sherpa has towed rig Sevan Louisiana safely from Singapore to Curaçao. During the 11,500 miles voyage via Cape of Good Hope, stops were made in Port Louis (Mauritius), Walvis Bay (Namibia) and Port of Spain (Trinidad) to take bunkers and for crew changes. The Sevan Louisiana is a so called Ultra Deep Water […]

New Contract for PSV Topaz Faye

New Contract for PSV Topaz Faye

Topaz Energy and Marine has won a new contract for its fast growing West Africa operation. Under the terms of the US$ 11 million agreement, Topaz will supply a global oil major with a platform supply vessel, the Topaz Faye, for 18 months to support its offshore production operations. This contract comes on the back […]

UAE: Drydocks World to Build Two Unique Jack-Up Rigs

UAE: Drydocks World to Build Two Unique Jack-Up Rigs

Drydocks World has signed an Agreement with Malta Oil & Gas Ltd. for building two unique jack-up drilling rigs based on Gusto MSC CJ54-X135-A design. The Agreement was signed by His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World & Maritime World and Mr. Paul Robert Thomson of Malta Oil & Gas Ltd. His Excellency […]

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