Jumbo Completes Installation of 111 TPs for Anholt Offshore Wind Farm

September 10, 2012
Jumbo Completes Installation of 111 TPs for Anholt Offshore Wind Farm

Jumbo has completed the TP-installation for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm, off the Danish coast. The DP2 heavy lift vessel Jumbo Javelin installed 111 TPs with an installation rate of three TPs per day.

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Subsea 7 Awarded $ 60 Million Contract Offshore Norway

September 6, 2012
Subsea 7 Awarded $ 60 Million Contract Offshore Norway

Subsea 7 has been awarded the Varg Gas Export Contract from Talisman Energy Norge AS for the development of a gas export pipeline at the Varg field, located 200 km off the Norwegian coastline, West of Stavanger. The contract is valued at approximately $ 60 million.

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Damen Delivers “Silent” Research Vessel Simon Stevin

September 6, 2012
Damen Delivers “Silent” Research Vessel Simon Stevin

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered the Research Vessel (RV 3609) Simon Stevin to DAB Vloot, the Flemish governmental fleet operator. Damen Shipyards Gorinchem and VLIZ, the Flemish Institute for the Sea, jointly designed the RV 3609.

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Jumbo Completes Shipment of Caissons for Gorgon Project

September 3, 2012
Jumbo Completes Shipment of Caissons for Gorgon Project

Jumbo has completed the transport and discharge of twenty-five MOF caissons for the Gorgon Project. These concrete caissons will form the base of the heavy lift Material Offloading Facility for the Chevron LNG Plant, to be constructed on Barrow Island in Australia.

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BV Issues Offshore Unit and Ship Conversion Guidance

August 28, 2012
BV Issues Offshore Unit and Ship Conversion Guidance

International classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) has published guidance on Ship Conversion into Surface Offshore Units and Redepl

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Damen Launches New Offshore Carrier Design

August 28, 2012
Damen Launches New Offshore Carrier Design

Damen Shipyards presents a new shipping concept to the market, the Damen Offshore Carrier (DOC) 7500, specifically designed as a smaller heavy transport, offshore installation and ro-ro platform suitable for multiple markets. The DOC aims to provide flexibility and year-round utilisation.

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Shipdock To Upgrade Four Jack-Up Vessels

August 20, 2012
Shipdock To Upgrade Four Jack-Up Vessels

Shipdock has recently secured four contracts for the upgrading and maintenance of the jack-up vessels GMS Endurance, GMS Endeavour, Seajack Leviathan and Seajack Zaratan. Each of these is equipped with elevating legs of over 100 m in height.

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Wide Range of Speakers at Offshore Energy 2012

August 16, 2012
Wide Range of Speakers at Offshore Energy 2012

The OE2012 conference, which runs parallel to the Offshore Energy exhibition on 23 & 24 October in the Amsterdam RAI features an international faculty of expert speakers. They will offer perspectives on new North Sea oil and gas discoveries, challenging hydrocarbons and future offshore vessel concepts. The sessions on renewable energy will address the challenges of an offshore grid and developments in wave and tidal energy.

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Scheldepoort to Convert Jack-Up Rig into Offshore Accommodation

August 16, 2012
Scheldepoort to Convert Jack-Up Rig into Offshore Accommodation

Scheldepoort Repair & Conversion Yard has been awarded a contract to convert the jack-up drill rig Shelf Explorer into an offshore hotel accommodation. The accommodation unit will then be known as Atlantic Amsterdam, owned by Atlantic Amsterdam Pte. Ltd. in Singapore, a subsidiary of Ezion Holdings Ltd.

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Wärtsilä to Supply Power and Positioning System for Offshore Drilling Rigs

January 23, 2012
Wärtsilä to Supply Power and Positioning System for Offshore Drilling Rigs

Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the power and positioning system for two new drilling rigs ordered by Songa Offshore AS, the Norwegian arm of the Cyprus-based offshore drilling company. The cat D semi-submersible rigs are tailor designed for use by Statoil in mid-water segments, and are being built at the http://www.dsme.co.kr/pub/main/index.do[Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering] (DSME) shipyard in South Korea.

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