Category archives for: Press releases

PHOTO: Kvaerner’s Jacket En Route to Edvard Grieg Field

PHOTO: Kvaerner’s Jacket En Route to Edvard Grieg Field

After the recent naming ceremony, Kvaerner announced yesterday that the Edvard Grieg jacket of 14 500 tones has left the yard in Verdal. The “Solveig” jacket is heading south to be installed at Lundin Norway’s Edvard Grieg field in the central North Sea. The jacket will be installed in circa 110-115 meters water depth. The […]

PHOTO: SHI Delivers Maersk Valiant Drillship to Maersk Drilling

PHOTO: SHI Delivers Maersk Valiant Drillship to Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling’s second drillship, Maersk Valiant, was delivered Wednesday 16 April 2014 from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South Korea. Maersk Valiant has begun its voyage towards the US Gulf of Mexico via Singapore to commence a two year contract with ConocoPhillips and Marathon Oil Corporation. Maersk Valiant is the second in […]

Ferry Sinks Offshore South Korea Leaving Two People Dead

Ferry Sinks Offshore South Korea Leaving Two People Dead

A ferry named “Sewol“ carrying over 400 people on board sank in the vicinity of the South Korean island of Jeju. According to the latest report from BBC, two people have died, at least 13 were injured and the search is ongoing for the missing persons. The passengers on the ship were mainly high school […]

Hallin Supports Subsea 7 in Field Development Project in Bay of Bengal

Hallin Supports Subsea 7 in Field Development Project in Bay of Bengal

Hallin Marine, a Superior Energy Services company, starts new subsea field development project in the Bay of Bengal working in support of Subsea 7. The project began in March and is expected to take three months. It is located in the G1 deepwater region of the highly productive G1-GS15 offshore production field. India has, after […]

No Significant Detections Found in Search for Flight MH370

No Significant Detections Found in Search for Flight MH370

After the second search for the missing MH370, the Bluefin-21 AUV was forced to resurface due to a technical issue. During the AUV’s time on deck the data gathered was downloaded and analysed, after which the AUV was redeployed to continue its search. Until now no significant detections were found. Australian Maritime Safety Authority plans […]

Dron & Dickson Strengthens Management Team

Dron & Dickson Strengthens Management Team

Dron & Dickson, specialists in design, supply and maintenance of hazardous area electrical equipment, has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Lenny Collins as HSEQ manager and Bruce McHattie as UK wholesales operations manager. Lenny Collins will be based at Dron & Dickson’s headquarters in Aberdeen and will be responsible for ensuring compliance […]

Seychelles Govt Approves Ophir Farm-in into WHL Energy’s Blocks

Seychelles Govt Approves Ophir Farm-in into WHL Energy’s Blocks

Australian energy company WHL Energy Limited informed that the Republic of the Seychelles has signed formal documentation approving Ophir Energy plc’s previously reported farm-in to WHL Energy’s large offshore Seychelles exploration position. Under the agreement Ophir is farming-in to earn a 75% interest in WHL Energy’s offshore Seychelles petroleum exploration project area. Vice-President Danny Faure […]

Oceaneering Completes Australian IMR Project

Oceaneering Completes Australian IMR Project

Oceaneering completed a challenging Australian IMR (Inspection, Maintenance and Repair) campaign within 3 months that included inspecting an unpiggable in-service pipeline and repairing a second pipeline using a custom diverless solution. To meet the schedule, a team of experts in inspection, remotely operated vehicles, installation and pipeline repair combined their experience to fully integrate a […]

Pipe No.1 for South Stream’s Offshore Section Produced

Pipe No.1 for South Stream’s Offshore Section Produced

Gazprom informed that pipe No.1 for the first line of South Stream’s offshore section was produced at the Vyksa Steel Works (part of the United Metallurgical Company – OMK). Unique pipes for South Stream’s offshore section are 12 meters long, 813 millimeters in diameter and have a wall thickness of 39 millimeters. These pipes made […]

Prysmian to Provide Grid Connection for BorWin3 Offshore Germany

Prysmian to Provide Grid Connection for BorWin3 Offshore Germany

Prysmian Group has been awarded a major project worth in excess of € 250 million by the Dutch-German grid operator TenneT for the grid connection of offshore wind farms in Germany. The project involves supply, installation and commissioning of a High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) 320 kV extruded submarine and land power bipole connection with […]







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