Fugro has been awarded a contract for one of the largest seabed investigation campaigns in the history of the offshore wind industry by DONG Energy. [Read more…]
VOS Hera vessel has joined the Vroon Offshore Services Aberdeen fleet. Following its previous successful deployment for Vroon Offshore Italia SRL, the vessel has now been repositioned within the Vroon fleet to Aberdeen. It will operate under the UK flag, with Aberdeen as home port.
Offshore workers will for the first time be able to access their training records at the touch of a button wherever they are in the world thanks to a new mobile application launched by OPITO. [Read more…]
DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, has announced the symbolic keel laying ceremony has taken place in Galati, officially launching the construction phase of its new cable lay vessel. DeepOcean says that the vessel, yet to be named, will be taken on a long term charter from Maersk, and will extend DeepOcean’s capabilities in the larger cable laying end of the market, representing a new focus on interconnector projects, in addition to the oil and gas and renewables sectors. [Read more…]
South Stream Transport, a consortium between Gazprom, Eni S.p.A., EDF, and Wintershall, is ready to begin offshore construction of its South Stream gas pipeline project. According to a statement on the Gazprom website, construction of the first and the second strings of the offshore gas pipeline is the most complicated part of the project. [Read more…]
Van Oord has been awarded the EPC contract for the replacement of a dual 10 km long oil export line. The client is Shell Gabon. The execution period runs from November 2014 to the summer of 2015.
Statoil says that the world’s first subsea wet-gas compressor station is now ready for the final testing at Horsøy outside Bergen, Norway, before being prepared for installation and hook-up to Gullfaks C in 2015. Starting back in 2008, the efforts to develop and qualify the compressor in line with Statoil’s requirements represent a good example of Statoil’s cooperation with the Norwegian supply industry to develop robust improved oil recovery solutions. [Read more…]
Mooreast Asia has secured order to supply the entire 8-point spread mooring system to Offshore Terengganu oilfield in Malaysia. The mooring system consists of Mooreast designed chainstoppers, mooring chains and 15 ton Mooreast MA5P anchors. The respective mooring components will receive full class approval by the classification society according to customer’s specifications. [Read more…]
Exova Group plc opened a new purpose-built facility in Aberdeen in response to increasing demand for mission-critical testing in the oil and gas sector. [Read more…]
Late October, Zhejiang Shipbuilding in Ningbo, China, delivered the ‘Sea Swift’, the final of twelve platform supply vessels of the large PX105 design to ship owner Deep Sea Supply. In addition to the basic design, Norway’s ULSTEIN has delivered a comprehensive package of systems and equipment as well as on-site support. The Zhejiang yard, a part of the Sinopacific Group, delivered all the Deep Sea Supply vessels during 2013 and 2014. The twelve vessels are constructed for operations all over the world. Several of them are currently working in the North Sea. [Read more…]