Category archives for: Vessels

TGS Starts Two New Surveys in Barents Sea

TGS Starts Two New Surveys in Barents Sea

TGS begins new 2D and 3D multi-client projects in the Norwegian Barents Sea. Both surveys will provide customers with high quality data prior to the closing of the 23rd Norwegian Licensing round. The HFCE14 is a 3,100 km2 3D multi-client survey, extending TGS’ existing multi-year 3D Hoop coverage to more than 20,000 km2. The survey will be acquired […]

Island Offshore Takes Delivery of SCV Island Pride

Island Offshore Takes Delivery of SCV Island Pride

Island Offshore has informed through the social media that it has taken delivery of the subsea construction vessel M/V ‘Island Pride’. The vessel was delivered from VARD Brevik in Norway. The vessel is of UT 737 CD design and is capable of providing trenching work, crane work, subsea construction, ROV operations, survey work, IMR work, […]

Unidentified Material Washed Ashore Could Be from MH370 ?

Unidentified Material Washed Ashore Could Be from MH370 ?

According to the latest report from the Joint Agency Coordination Centre, the Western Australia Police have spotted material washed ashore 10 kilometers east of Augusta and have secured the material. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is examining the photographs of the material to determine whether further physical analysis is required and if there is […]

Maersk Oil Awards Atkins with Engineering Support Contract

Maersk Oil Awards Atkins with Engineering Support Contract

Atkins has won an engineering support contract covering three of Maersk Oil’s UK assets in the North Sea. The Gryphon FPSO, Global Producer III FPSO and Janice FPU are planned for major offshore inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) works this year, in addition to field expansion works. Maersk has committed to this plan by contracting […]

Baku Shipyard to Build Subsea Vessel for Shah Deniz

Baku Shipyard to Build Subsea Vessel for Shah Deniz

Baku Shipyard LLC (Baku Shipyard) has secured a contract worth US$378 million from BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Ltd, the operator of the Shah Deniz gas field development, to design and build a Subsea Construction Vessel (SCV). When completed, the SCV will be deployed for the Stage 2 development of the Shah Deniz field, which lies […]

Aquila Explorer Completes Waru Seismic Survey (New Zealand)

Aquila Explorer Completes Waru Seismic Survey (New Zealand)

A seismic survey of around 540 kilometres of 2D data has been completed in the Waru permit, PEP 54857 off South Taranaki, where New Zealand Oil & Gas holds a 100 per cent interest. The survey will help New Zealand Oil & Gas geoscientists better understand the geological structures within Waru and identify areas of […]

Zamil 602 Vessel Inaugurated at King Abdulaziz Port (Saudi Arabia)

Zamil 602 Vessel Inaugurated at King Abdulaziz Port (Saudi Arabia)

Naim Ibrahim Al-Naim, director of King Abdulaziz Port, has inaugurated its locally manufactured Zamil 602 vessel at its shipyard at King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam. The Zamil 602 was manufactured at Zamil offshore services company at KAP in Dammam. Among those present at the inauguration was KAP Director Naim Al-Nuaim and the Director of Kuwaiti […]

CONQUEST MB1 to Install Sponsons for Costa Concordia Parbuckling

CONQUEST MB1 to Install Sponsons for Costa Concordia Parbuckling

A new sophisticated crane barge has arrived at Giglio Island in order to carry out operations related to the installation of the 19 sponsons to be completed before Costa Concordia refloating.  The CONQUEST MB1 is an offshore crane barge fitted with a sophisticated rotating/luffing crane and associated automated heel/trim compensation system. The barge is designed […]

Deepsea Atlantic Resumes Operations at Statoil’s Gullfaks Field

Deepsea Atlantic Resumes Operations at Statoil’s Gullfaks Field

Odfjell Drilling’s sixth- generation semisubmersible, Deepsea Atlantic, resumed drilling operations for Statoil on the Gullfaks field late evening on 20 April 2014 after an efficient and successful yard stay. The special periodic survey and the planned modifications were executed in 25 days, five days ahead of the scheduled 30 days and within budget of USD […]

Death Toll in Ferry Accident Rises as Recovery Operations Continue

Death Toll in Ferry Accident Rises as Recovery Operations Continue

The death toll in a South Korean ferry accident rose to 64, according to the latest reports. As CNN informed around 238 people are still missing. The divers are trying to recover the bodies of the missing people left on board. Several bodies were recovered on Sunday by police boats, and 35 aircraft and 214 […]







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