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Norshore Atlantic Ready to Work for Shell in Malaysia

Norshore Atlantic Ready to Work for Shell in Malaysia

Norshore Atlantic, Norshore’s first versatile drilling vessel, is now ready to start operation for Sabah Shell  Petroleum Company Ltd on the Malikai field in Malaysia. After finalising the previous contract with Blue Sky in Indonesia on 13 July, the vessel has been in Batam where preparation for the Shell contract has been undertaken. Norshore Atlantic […]

Pacific Sharav Begins Gulf of Mexico Contract

Pacific Sharav Begins Gulf of Mexico Contract

Pacific Drilling S.A. announced that its ultra-deepwater drillship the Pacific Sharav commenced its drilling contract in U.S. Gulf of Mexico yesterday.   Pacific Sharav will work for California-based oil major Chevron under a five-year contract. Pacific Sharav was delivered in May 2014 from Samsung Heavy Industries. The drillship is capable of operating in water depths of […]

Derelict Fishing Traps Pose Threat to Marine Habitat, NOAA Study Shows

Derelict Fishing Traps Pose Threat to Marine Habitat, NOAA Study Shows

Thousands of fishing traps are lost or abandoned each year in U.S. waters and become what are known as derelict traps, which continue to catch fish, crabs, and other species such as turtles. These traps result in losses to habitat, fisheries, and the watermen who depend on the resources — losses that are largely preventable, […]

Teledyne RESON Acquires ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC Assets

Teledyne RESON Acquires ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC Assets

Teledyne RESON A/S announce that its subsidiary, Teledyne RESON GmbH, has acquired assets of ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC GmbH and that the business, product lines and a number of employees from ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC GmbH are now part of the Teledyne Marine Acoustics Imaging group. ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC specializes in high-performance deep-water hydrographic survey solutions for the civil market. […]

HMS Enterprise Takes Over HMS Echo’s Scientific Mission in Middle East

HMS Enterprise Takes Over HMS Echo’s Scientific Mission in Middle East

Two of the Royal Navy’s survey ships have traded places as the 18-month scientific mission of HMS Echo draws to a close while HMS Enterprise’s begins. The sister ships spent five days in Catania in Sicily for an official handover of duties allowing HMS Enterprise to go east of Suez and continue Echo’s previous work. […]

Technip Fined by Perth Magistrates Court for Diving Incident

Technip Fined by Perth Magistrates Court for Diving Incident

Recently, Technip Oceania Pty Ltd (Technip) was convicted and fined $70,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court for specific breaches of Schedule 3 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 (OPGGS Act). On 27 May 2014, Technip pleaded guilty to two charges for failing as an employer to: – take all reasonably practicable […]

Cairn Confirms Oil Presence in FAN-1 Well Offshore Senegal

Cairn Confirms Oil Presence in FAN-1 Well Offshore Senegal

Oil samples have been recovered in the FAN-1 exploration well being drilled offshore Senegal by FAR Ltd and its joint venture partners Cairn Energy PLC (Operator), ConocoPhillips and Petrosen – the Senegalese national oil company. Elevated gas and fluorescence were encountered in a shallow secondary target and the presence of oil was confirmed by an […]

Mojo Maritime’s HF4 Shows Stunning DP Performance

Mojo Maritime’s HF4 Shows Stunning DP Performance

Mojo Maritime’s HF4 has demonstrated stunning DP (Dynamic Positioning) performance and manoeuvring characteristics based on results of simulations recently undertaken. Mojo Maritime has concluded the design of the advanced DP system in collaboration with GE and Voith Turbo and it has been tested in DP simulations and ship-handling simulators respectively. These systems provide an accurate […]

Bibby Offshore’s New Office in Norway to Boost Its International Presence

Bibby Offshore’s New Office in Norway to Boost Its International Presence

Bibby Offshore, a leading provider of subsea installation, inspection, repair and maintenance services to the offshore oil and gas industry, announces its continued international expansion with the opening of an office in Stavanger, Norway. The Norwegian office for Bibby Offshore will be headed by Arne Lier. Bibby Offshore has a leading subsea services position in […]

Aquaterra Energy Introduces New Riser Monitoring System

Aquaterra Energy Introduces New Riser Monitoring System

Aquaterra Energy has launched a unique Riser Monitoring System (RMS) which the company believes will revolutionise the integrity management process and deliver superior reliability and accuracy of data acquisition for the offshore oil and gas industry. The RMS design utilises a combination of direct riser strain measurement, subsea data logging and riser analysis processing algorithms […]







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