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Xodus Wins Framework Agreement With Lundin

Xodus Group AS from Oslo, Norway, has been awarded a framework agreement by Lundin Norway AS to provide engineering studies and verification services for its developments on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. The agreement is for four years with potential extension..

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DNV GL-led newbuild standardization JIP enters Phase 2

DNV GL initiated a Korea-based joint industry project (JIP) in 2015 that aims to develop common, globally accepted best practices for standardized offshore components and equipment in a recommended practice. At the first day of OTC, DNV GL said that..

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Sea Installer at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam for crane upgrade

Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm), part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, is currently undertaking a major modification and maintenance project on the jack-up vessel ‘Sea Installer’. In what is a multidisciplinary project, the yard’s primary focus will be to upgrade the..

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Decom North Sea Appoints New Chief Executive

Decom North Sea (DNS), the representative body for the offshore decommissioning industry, which promotes and facilitates collaboration and cost reduction, announced the appointment of a new chief executive. Roger Esson brings over 20 years’ highly relevant experience as DNS continues..

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Proserv seals significant North Sea contract with Apache

Energy services company Proserv has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract from Apache Corporation for work on the UK Continental Shelf. Proserv will supply a subsea control system and associated topside and subsea interface equipment for use on the new Callater..

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Siemens receives major order for 102 wind turbines for offshore wind power plant

Siemens has received a major order for its offshore wind power business: the company is to supply, install and commission 102 wind turbines, each with a capacity of seven megawatts and a rotor diameter of 154 meters, for the East..

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Naming offshore installation vessel of Jan de Nul Group

In the port of Ostend, Her Majesty the Queen of Belgium baptised today the new offshore installation vessel of Jan De Nul Group. The vessel was given the catchy name Vole au vent. Her Majesty the Queen wished the ship..

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First Offshore Wind Service Vessel from Ulstein Verft

The first vessel within the renewable energy segment, and also the first with the newly-developed X-STERN™ hull line design, has been launched from Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft. The service operation vessel for the offshore wind industry is one of two..

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At least 8,000 visitors expected at Breakbulk Europe

Breakbulk Europe is the largest exhibition in the world designed for the project cargo and breakbulk shipping industry, attracting participants from more than 100 countries. From its start in 2006, Breakbulk Europe was bigger than expected. “A program similar to..

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EPG: Construction accomplished

Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia (EPG) has accomplished construction of oil and gas loading elements for Norwegian client NOV APL. The Submerged Turret Loading System (STL) elements will be installed on the Martin Linge oil field.  The diameter of the elements is 15m, and the..

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E.ON and Statoil to build Arkona offshore wind farm

Energy supplier E.ON has decided to move forward with the Arkona offshore wind farm project in the Baltic Sea. The wind farm is expected to be fully operational in 2019. Norwegian energy company Statoil will have a 50% stake and..

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Subsea 7 awarded EPIC contract by Apache North Sea

Subsea 7 S.A. has been awarded an engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning (EPIC) contract by Apache North Sea, as part of the Callater field development, located 335km north east of Aberdeen. The contract work scope covers the project management, engineering,..

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Scaldis reveals official calling name

Scaldis has revealed the official calling name GULLIVER for their new DP II heavy lift vessel. During the design phase of the vessel Scaldis used the provisional calling name RAMBIZ 4000 referring to the lifting capacity. The vessel’s keel laying..

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Iqarus acquires Exmed

Offshore and onshore healthcare and medical solutions company Iqarus has acquired Exmed, a leader in remote medical support, equipment and clinical education, as it further progresses its global growth strategy. Exmed’s customers include prominent international government and humanitarian agencies as..