Offshore Industry News
With several deepwater projects successfully completed over the last few years and in recognition of the growth potential in South-East Asia, Jumbo Offshore has decided to open a new Regional Office in Perth, Australia. The office is headed by Mr Sjoerd..
In cooperation with the Aachen Chamber of Commerce, Aker Wirth has developed a new, modular training scheme for the maintenance and repair of Aker Wirth drilling platform products. On 30 June 2010 the first course participants were awarded their Chamber of..
Marine Aluminium AS and TTS Energy are forming the Uptime Alliance, a technology and marketing collaboration that will contribute to increased efficiency and safety for offshore vessels and marine installations. The alliance currently offers two unique systems: the Uptime Helideck..
6 May 2010 witnessed the christening of jack-up platform Thor in the Port of Hamburg. Thor is one of the biggest jack-up platforms today, capable to install ofshore wind farms even in deepwaters up to 50 m. Thor is the..
Offshore wind farm support vessel specialists OWPMS has partnered with The Brook Henderson Group to provide a bespoke package for offshore wind farm operators, focusing on vessel supply during construction and operation & maintenance phases throughout Europe, Asia and North..
German-Russian joint venture WINGAS is calling for natural gas to play a stronger role in the European energy mix. “Politicians must finally recognize the value of natural gas as an environmentally friendly energy and promote it as a natural partner..
Dockwise Ltd. has won 10 awards for Heavy Marine Transport projects and two for engineering assignments related to a float-over for CNOOC and to Wheatstone. Total revenues for these various commitments are expected to exceed USD 35 million. The relationship..
Abu Dhabi based National Petroleum Construction Company Ltd. (NPCC) has contracted Chinese shipyard Zhenhua Heavy Industries for the construction of their DLS 4200. The derrick lay vessel developed by Dutch design office Ulstein Sea of Solutions combines double joint S-lay..
The Swiss-based Allseas Group S.A. has awarded the building contract for the dynamically positioned platform installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pieter Schelte to Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., Korea. The contract value is EUR 454.5 million on a total..
Eide Marine Tech AS (EMT) has been selected by Aibel AS as supplier of Reverse Osmoses equipment for Statoil‘s Snorre A installation. The delivery is a part of Aibel’s Snorre Export and Robustness Project and will by replacing existing equipment..
The German Utility Company RWE Innogy has awarded Aker Solutions yard in Verdal, Aker Verdal AS, an EPC-contract for supply of 48 steel jackets and piles for the Offshore Wind Farm Nordsee Ost project in the North Sea. The contract..
Simen Lieungh is stepping down from his position as President & CEO of Aker Solutions. Chief Financial Officer Leif H. Borge will act as President until Lieungh’s successor has been recruited. During this period, Mr Øyvind Eriksen will in his..
Today, Sevan has announced the Sevan Driller has left Macae, heading for to its first drilling location in the Campos basin. The advanced deepwater drilling unit is the world’s first cylindrical rig and will be operating in the pre-salt area..
After a period of development lasting five years, the Gjøa field is approaching start-up. On Sunday 13 June the field tow of Gjøa – one of the most modern platforms built in Norway – commenced. Gjøa features innovative solutions by Aker Solutions,..
The lower marine riser package (LMRP) containment cap, installed on 3 June, continues to collect oil and gas flowing from the well and transport them to the Discoverer Enterprise drillship on the surface. On 5 June, a total of 10,500..