Category archives for: Press releases

Volstad Enters Bareboat Charter Agreement for Geco Tau Vessel

Volstad Enters Bareboat Charter Agreement for Geco Tau Vessel

Volstad Offshore AS have entered into a Bareboat charter agreement with Northwest Maritime AS, a DeepOcean subsidiary. The Bareboat charter agreement is for the vessel Geco Tau. The Bareboat charter has a duration of 2 years firm and includes a further 3×1 year options. The vessel is considered on-hire as of 20 August 2014. Press […]

Germany: Global Tech I Offshore Wind Farm Cable Work Underway

Germany: Global Tech I Offshore Wind Farm Cable Work Underway

Construction of the North Sea wind farm Global Tech I is complete: 100 kilometres from the German coast and occupying an area half the size of Bremerhaven the offshore wind power station now stands with 80 turbines of the 5 megawatt class (AREVA Wind M5000-116) and the farm’s own transformer station. At present, only the […]

SapuraKencana Nets New Contracts Worth USD 124 Mln

SapuraKencana Nets New Contracts Worth USD 124 Mln

SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad, one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas services and solutions providers, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiaries have been awarded several contracts with a total value of $124.3 million. TL Offshore Sdn Bhd (“TLO”) has been awarded a project for the provision of offshore pipeline construction for Nam Con Son 2 […]

Malaysia: Another Gas Discovery from Bakong-1 for SapuraKencana

Malaysia: Another Gas Discovery from Bakong-1 for SapuraKencana

SapuraKencana Energy Sarawak Inc. has made another gas discovery from Bakong-1, the fifth and final well in its 2014 drilling campaign within the SK408 Production Sharing Contract (“PSC”) area, offshore Malaysia. Bakong-1 is a significant discovery with a gross gas column in excess of 600 metres in the primary target reservoir within the Late Miocene […]

Tritech Hammerhead Helps to Locate Missing Person at Snailsden Reservoir

Tritech Hammerhead Helps to Locate Missing Person at Snailsden Reservoir

Tritech’s high-resolution survey sonar is proving an invaluable tool in search and recovery operations. Yorkshire and the Humber Police areas, through their regional underwater search and marine unit, have been using the Tritech SeaKing Hammerhead system to locate missing persons. The system was recently deployed at Snailsden Reservoir, in the peak district, South Yorkshire, England, […]

MCG: Super High Resolution MC2D Survey in Hoop Area Complete

MCG: Super High Resolution MC2D Survey in Hoop Area Complete

MCG, in cooperation with Exploro AS, announced the completion of the acquisition of the Super High Resolution MC2D survey in the Hoop area in the Norwegian Barents Sea. Altogether more than 5,600 km of high quality data has been acquired through a busy summer season. The seismic data was acquired by Guardline and will be […]

Siemens Halts Skerries Tidal Stream Array Development

Siemens Halts Skerries Tidal Stream Array Development

After the UK government retrieved a grant in the amount of £10 million, Siemens decided to give up the development of Skerries Tidal Stream Array. As reNews reports, Marine Current Turbines, a Siemens-owned company, said that the strategy for deployment of tidal generators, which would have the potential to supply electricity for up to 10,000 […]

ETI Tidal Energy Converter Project Phase 2 Starts

ETI Tidal Energy Converter Project Phase 2 Starts

Atlantis, owner of the world’s largest planned tidal stream energy project, MeyGen, has been awarded a £7.5 million two year contract with the UK’s Energy Technologies Institute (“ETI”) to deliver a multi-turbine foundation structure which will support a further two turbines at the Atlantis-owned MeyGen tidal stream array in the Pentland Firth, Scotland. The agreement […]

BW Offshore Operating Units Experience Stable Performance in Q2

BW Offshore Operating Units Experience Stable Performance in Q2

BW Offshore announced its operating revenues for Q2 2014 amounted to USD 319.8 million, an increase of USD 82.5 million compared to USD 237.3 million in Q1 2014. The increase in operating revenues for the quarter mainly represent early termination fee for Azurite. The compensation for the early termination by Murphy West Africa Limited for […]

MDSU 2 Team Works with Divers in Colombia

MDSU 2 Team Works with Divers in Colombia

Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit Two (MDSU 2) are in Colombia working with divers from the Armada de la Rebublica de Colombia as part of Southern Partnership Station 2014. This week the MDSU divers brought out an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and demonstrated its capabilities to divers and dive students from […]







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