Category archives for: South & Central Asia

IMCA to Take Part in Two Upcoming Events In China

IMCA to Take Part in Two Upcoming Events In China

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will take part in two important events in China this autumn, Oceanology International China 2014 (OI China 2014) and China International Diving, Salvage & Offshore Summit-2014 (DSOS-2014). The association is an official supporter of both events, and is also fielding speakers. Nick Hough, Technical Adviser, Offshore Survey and Safety […]

IKM to Deliver MRR System for Shell’s Malikai Project

IKM to Deliver MRR System for Shell’s Malikai Project

IKM Group will provide a riserless top-hole mud circulation system to Shell on the Malikai project offshore Sabah, Malaysia. The contract award is an important milestone for IKM’s MRR technology (Mud Recovery without Riser) and will mark the first application for MRR outside the North Sea. For Malikai, Shell will utilise the “Norshore Atlantic” drill-ship […]

Santos Buys into Inpex’s Deep-Water Block S (Malaysia)

Santos Buys into Inpex’s Deep-Water Block S (Malaysia)

INPEX CORPORATION has announced that through its wholly-owned subsidiary, INPEX Offshore Northwest Sabah, Ltd. (INPEX Sabah), it has reached an agreement to transfer a 25% participating interest in the Deep-Water Block S to Santos, an Australian oil and gas exploration and production company. The Block is an offshore block located in East Malaysia, where INPEX Sabah […]

UDS Orders New Ultra-Deep Multipurpose DSCV

UDS Orders New Ultra-Deep Multipurpose DSCV

Ultra Deep Solutions (UDS) has entered a contract to build one Ultra Deep Installer – Multipurpose Diving Support Construction Vessel, with an option for second vessel with an established China-based shipbuilding company, Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC). This is in line with their growth strategy to design, construct and operate technologically-advanced specialized construction vessels. The […]

World’s Largest Turret on Its Way to Shell’s Prelude

World’s Largest Turret on Its Way to Shell’s Prelude

The largest piece of the turret for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility has set sail from Dubai for the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje, South Korea, where the facility is under construction. The turret is part of a mooring system designed to ensure Prelude FLNG can operate safely in the most […]

Roc Oil Kicks Off Exploration Drilling in Bohai Bay (China)

Roc Oil Kicks Off Exploration Drilling in Bohai Bay (China)

Roc Oil (Bohai) Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Roc Oil Company Limited, as operator of Block 09/05, Bohai Bay, Offshore China advises that drilling has started on the first exploration well QK11-1-1. Drilling from CPOE Rig 33 commenced at 11:00 China Standard Time on 14 August 2014. Total depth planned for this well is […]

COSL Gets New 12-Streamer Seismic Vessel

COSL Gets New 12-Streamer Seismic Vessel

COSL announced recently that its newly-built 12-streamer seismic vessel “Hai Yang Shi You 721″ has been successfully delivered in Shanghai. The vessel will be put into operation after completion of tests for its geophysics equipment. Hai Yang Shi You 721, the second major seismic vessel invested by COSL, is capable of driving 12 streamers for […]

Hallin Backs BBAUV Team on RoboSub 2014

Hallin Backs BBAUV Team on RoboSub 2014

Hallin-sponsored BumbleBee Autonomous Underwater Vehicle has achieved fifth place out of 39 contesting teams at 17th Annual International RoboSub 2014, at the SSC Pacific TRANSDEC, a 6 million gallon man-made pool in San Diego, California. “We came first in the Singapore AUV Challenge earlier this year and are delighted to be among the five prize-winners in […]

Aquatic Relocates Regional HQ to Singapore

Aquatic Relocates Regional HQ to Singapore

Aquatic Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, an Acteon company and a subsidiary of Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd, has relocated its regional headquarters. The new office suite is part of the existing operations base on the east coast of Singapore, where all Asia-based Aquatic equipment is stored and mobilised. This move brings the local Aquatic team […]

MacArtney Launches Slip Ring Service (Singapore)

MacArtney Launches Slip Ring Service (Singapore)

MacArtney has opened a dedicated slip ring service facility in Singapore. Operating out of a new and purpose designed in-house workshop equipped with the latest tools and equipment, the new service facility is capable of performing complete refurbishment, repair and maintenance of all standard Moog Focal slip ring models. Trained technicians and state of the […]







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