Category archives for: Offshore News

Damen Delivers PSV CMM Gravity

Damen Delivers PSV CMM Gravity

CMM (Compagnie Maritime Monégasque S.A.M.) has taken delivery of a Damen Platform Supply Vessel 3300. The 80-metre long, 3,300t deadweight vessel CMM Gravity will be deployed in the Brazilian waters from June 2014 on a 4+4 year contract with Petrobras. The vessel will be compliant to Petrobras specifications, including Petrobras Annex V. Next to the […]

SINOPACIFIC Christens Its Newbuild AHTS ‘SPA80′

SINOPACIFIC Christens Its Newbuild AHTS ‘SPA80′

SINOPACIFIC Shipbuilding Group (SINOPACIFIC) held a christening ceremony for a newly built AHTS SPA80 at its Zhejiang Shipyard on April 22nd 2014. Guests from the Export-Import Bank of China, ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd. and BOURBON were present at the ceremony to celebrate the delivery of the new SPA80, which is an embodiment of the […]

Aker Unveils New Concept, the Arctic Drillship (Video)

Aker Unveils New Concept, the Arctic Drillship (Video)

Aker Solutions has developed a concept for an arctic drillship able to operate in sea ice. Scale model tests shows the Aker Solutions Arctic Drillship is performing as expected. The features which have been introduced are positioning by mooring of a bow mounted turret with mooring disconnection possibility, azi-pod thrusters which helps to assure ice-vaning […]

Baku Shipyard Bags Its First Major Newbuild Contract

Baku Shipyard Bags Its First Major Newbuild Contract

Baku Shipyard LLC has secured a contract worth $378 million from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Ltd. to design and build a Subsea Construction Vessel (SCV). When completed, the SCV will be deployed for the Stage 2 development of the Shah Deniz field, which lies some 70 kilometres offshore in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian […]

Aker Solutions, Baker Hughes Eye Subsea Production Advancement

Aker Solutions, Baker Hughes Eye Subsea Production Advancement

Aker Solutions ASA and Baker Hughes Incorporated have agreed to form an alliance to develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates and reduce costs for subsea fields. The non-incorporated alliance will combine Aker Solutions’ strengths in subsea production and processing systems with Baker Hughes’ expertise in well completions and artificial-lift […]

Farstad Bags Over USD 87 Mln in Charter Contracts

Farstad Bags Over USD 87 Mln in Charter Contracts

Farstad Shipping ASA has been awarded several charter contracts for its vessels, the total value of which, excluding options, is approx. USD 87.8 million. The following vessels have secured work in the upcoming period: Total E&P South Africa has awarded the PSV Far Spica (2013, PSV 08 CD, 4.000 DWT) a 4 month contract. The […]

Iv-Consult Selected for the Gode Wind Project

Iv-Consult Selected for the Gode Wind Project

The detail engineering department of Iv-Consult has begun making the workshop drawings of two topsides of converter platforms, each approximately 1250 tons, for the Gode Wind 01 and 02 Wind farm project. This project is for Iemants Steel Constructions N.V. in Belgium. Gode Wind 01 and 02 are offshore wind farm projects are located northwest […]

Lamprell Sets New Guinness World Record

Lamprell Sets New Guinness World Record

Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore energy industry, has delivered a PUQ deck for the Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) in the North Sea to its client, Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited and its GEAD co-venturers. GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS has confirmed that Lamprell’s delivery of the offshore […]

YZJOE Lays Keel of Its First Rig Right on Schedule

YZJOE Lays Keel of Its First Rig Right on Schedule

Amedeo, a resource and resource infrastructure and asset investment company, said that the keel of its first rig order, the 350ft Le Tourneau Super Enhanced 116e, has been laid on schedule. This is a significant step in the construction of the Le Tourneau Super Enhanced 116e which involved constructing the 500 tonne hull and placing […]

Grandweld Lays Keel for ADNOC’s 42m Crew Boat

Grandweld Lays Keel for ADNOC’s 42m Crew Boat

Grandweld, a fully integrated shipyard providing shipbuilding, ship repair, and engineering solutions, has laid keel for ADNOC’s (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company) 42m Aluminum Crew Boat. Contract for the vessel was signed on December 31st 2013, and the keel laying ceremony was held on April 17th 2014. The vessel will be powered by three high speed […]

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