Category archives for: South & Central Asia

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 […]

Swiber Profit Jumps

Swiber Profit Jumps

Swiber Holdings, a global integrated construction and support services provider to the offshore oil and gas industry, has achieved net profit of US$63 million for the six months ended June 30, 2014, up 68.3% from US$37.4 million in the same period a year ago. This was lifted mainly by higher other operating income which increased […]

China Seeks Polymetallic Nodules Exploration Approval

China Seeks Polymetallic Nodules Exploration Approval

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) has received an application for approval of a plan of work for exploration for polymetallic nodules in the area submitted by China Minmetals Corporation, which is sponsored by the Government of the People’s Republic of China. The application area is in the reserved areas of the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone of […]

Plexus Forms JV with Malaysian O&G Partner

Plexus Forms JV with Malaysian O&G Partner

Plexus Holdings PLC, the AIM quoted oil and gas engineering services business and owner of the proprietary POS-GRIP® friction-grip method of wellhead engineering, has announced that its subsidiary Plexus Ocean Systems (Singapore) PTE. LTD has completed the formation of a new Malaysian Joint Venture company Plexus Products (Asia) Sdn Bhd in conjunction with a local […]

COSCO Scores $470 Mln Subsea Supply Vessel Deal with Maersk

COSCO Scores $470 Mln Subsea Supply Vessel Deal with Maersk

COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard, a subsidiary of COSCO Shipyard Group, has secured contracts valued over USD 470 million from Maersk Supply Service (MSS), part of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, to build four subsea supply vessels. The secured contract comes with an option for Maersk Supply Service to build an additional two subsea supply vessels. The newbuild […]







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