Subsea 7 Awarded USD 300 Million North Sea Contract

October 16, 2012
Subsea 7 Awarded USD 300 Million North Sea Contract

BP has extended its contract for subsea construction, inspection, repair and maintenance services in the North Sea with Subsea 7. The five year contract extension is valued at approximately USD 300 million and will run until 2017.

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Wärtsilä to Power Six Brazilian Drill Ships

October 16, 2012
Wärtsilä to Power Six Brazilian Drill Ships

Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, has contracted Wärtsilä to supply main generating engines and thrusters for six new deep water drill ships to be built in Brazil at Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz. The contract was signed at the end of September.

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SBM Offshore and CompactGTL to Provide Gas to Liquids Floating Solutions

October 11, 2012
SBM Offshore and CompactGTL to Provide Gas to Liquids Floating Solutions

SBM Offshore has signed a Commercial Development Agreement with CompactGTL Ltd to work exclusively together on offshore projects. The use of GTL technology for floating production systems has the potential to significantly reduce gas flaring, by transforming associated gas into synthetic crude oil which can be blended in to the produced crude oil.

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Huisman Expands to Brazil

September 18, 2012
Huisman Expands to Brazil

Huisman, specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, will build a new production facility in Brazil, which will be used for the manufacturing of construction equipment for the Brazilian offshore market.

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Innovation Concept for Efficient Offshore Power Generation

September 18, 2012
Innovation Concept for Efficient Offshore Power Generation

In remote and ultra-deep waters, power generation for large field developments is demanding. By centralising and sharing the power generation between several production units, DNV has created a new concept that can reduce both emissions and costs.

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Smit Lamnalco to Perform Marine Operations in Iraq

September 13, 2012
Smit Lamnalco to Perform Marine Operations in Iraq

Royal Boskalis Westminster's associated company Smit Lamnalco has been awarded a significant annual contract by Petrofac to support Single Point Mooring operations 20 km off the Al Fao Peninsula for the Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project (ICOEEP).

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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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