Offshore Industry News
Fugro has won a long-term contract for the provision of rig positioning services to Statoil. The contract includes positioning of all the Statoil operated rigs on the Norwegian continental shelf together with the company’s associated vessels. Fugro’s specialised satellite positioning..
Subsea provider N-Sea has announced that it secured major contracts to the value of EUR 45 million, during Q4 of 2017 and in early Q1 2018, providing a sound backlog for the coming season. Known for its innovative work as..
On 21 and 22 March 2018, the fourth edition of the Belgian Offshore Days will be held in Ostend. This is a B2B fair organised by Belgian Offshore Cluster (BOC), the association that brings together the Belgian suppliers of offshore wind..
TechnipFMC has signed an agreement with the Island Offshore group to acquire a 51% stake in Island Offshore’s wholly owned subsidiary, Island Offshore Subsea. Island Offshore Subsea provides Riserless Light Well Intervention (RLWI) project management and engineering services for plug..
SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, today announced that it has launched a new free-to-access online tool to improve understanding of the current, and rapidly evolving,..
The gravity base structure (GBS) foundation for Minesto’s first commercial-scale installation of its Deep Green ocean energy technology has been delivered. The structure was floated on the River Mersey on Wednesday to mark a milestone for Minesto’s operations in Wales..
Offshore – dead and buried, thanks to onshore shale? Not quite, according to Westwood Energy. The offshore world moves fast. Data from the Energent team in Houston indicates that consumption of sand for hydraulic fracturing in the onshore US market..
Gazprom received through diplomatic channels a construction permit from the authorities of the Turkish Republic for the second string of the TurkStream gas pipeline’s offshore section stretching to the Turkish coast. “The TurkStream project is well underway. In accordance with..
Xodus Group has strengthened its offshore energy and environmental teams with the appointment of Eric Houston as its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Manager. Mr Houston is an experienced principal consultant and project manager with more than 25 years’ marine environmental consultancy..
Brand Industrial Services, known as BrandSafway, has acquired Venko Groep, a portfolio company of Mentha Capital, effective January 1, 2018. Moving forward, the company will operate as Venko, A BrandSafway Company and become a part of Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services..
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) recently announced a final investment decision on the redevelopment of the Penguins oil and gas field in the UK North Sea. The decision authorises the construction of a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, the first..
Construction of the Arkona offshore windfarm in the German Baltic Sea is progressing at a fast pace. After the foundations, the 60 connecting pieces are now also prematurely installed. The transition pieces, each weighing 400 tons, were taken from the..
Deep Sea Mooring (DSM), a Vryhof company, has commenced operations with the newly awarded contract to provide pre-lay mooring products and services to the Deepsea Bergen semi-submersible drilling rig on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Austrian oil & gas company OMV..
Seafox has placed an order with Hatenboer-Water for two Reverse Osmosis (RO) systems. The standard RO water makers will desalinate seawater into potable water on their Seafox 7 platform, which is used for accommodation, construction, maintenance and well services. The..
Statoil awarded a contract to Alcatel Submarine Networks for Permanent Reservoir Monitoring (PRM) on the Johan Sverdrup field. The seismic technology – a potential digital enabler for the field – will be a key contributor to delivering on Johan Sverdrup’s..
In the first week of 2018, world’s first 3D printed offshore crane hook, manufactured by Huisman, successfully passed its load test (80mt) and all associated quality control checks according to the strictest criteria. Crane hooks are typically manufactured by casting..
Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) and Ampelmann have joined forces to deploy a Walk to Work (W2W) solution for the Arkona offshore windfarm, located in the German Baltic Sea. Vroon’s VOS Stone vessel, the newest addition to its offshore-support fleet, will be..
Kreuz Subsea has announced it has been awarded its most financially significant contract in the company’s history. It will deliver subsea completion works for Larsen & Toubro (L&T) from the start of 2018. Kreuz Subsea will support L&T to install..
On Monday 8 January, a barge with two impressive foundations of 10,000t and 8,000t, destined for the Danish offshore windfarm Kriegers Flak, left the port of Ostend in Belgium. The barge, that is is towed by the tug Zeus of..
OOS International is filled with pride to introduce a new semi-submersible accommodation vessel (SSAV), the OOS Tiradentes (previously named CR-600), destined to enter the OOS International fleet. This vessel, named after a famous independence hero in Brazil, will departure from..
Partners Group has agreed to acquire a 45% stake in Borssele III/IV (Borssele), a 731.5MW construction-ready offshore windfarm in the Netherlands, on behalf of its clients. The investment makes Partners Group the largest shareholder in a consortium of investors that..
Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) is pleased to announce an additional contract award related to the Maersk Oil Tyra Redevelopment Project. Following the award of the transportation and installation contract for the processing & accommodation platform earlier this year, Maersk Oil..
Oceanteam and Royal IHC announce that they have executed a signing protocol under the terms of which IHC will acquire all of the outstanding share capital of Oceanteam’s Dutch based engineering and consultancy company KCI the Engineers B.V. subject to..
Euro-Rigging, Engineers and Consultants has formally rebranded and has officially changed its name to Eager.one. The new name supports the company’s matured focus areas: Consultancy, Engineering and Design and Construction. In addition, Eager.Academy captures the company’s expert knowledge sharing activities, including..
Statoil has submitted a bid in the offshore wind tender Hollandse Kust Zuid area I&II. An up to 760MW project in the Dutch part of the North Sea. This is the first non-subsidy tender for offshore wind projects in the..