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VIDEO: Monitoring ‘Snohvit’ World’s First Subsea Oil System

VIDEO: Monitoring ‘Snohvit’ World’s First Subsea Oil System

Snøhvit is the first offshore development in the Barents Sea and the first major development on the Norwegian continental shelf with no surface installations. The seabed facilities are designed to be over-trawlable, so that neither they nor fishing equipment will suffer any damage from coming into contact. No fixed or floating units are positioned in […]

JD Contractor to Install Subsea Cables Between Lolland-Asko and Lilleø-Femø

JD Contractor to Install Subsea Cables Between Lolland-Asko and Lilleø-Femø

JD Contractor A/S, one of the biggest underwater contractors in Denmark, has been awarded a contract for subsea cable installation. The contract, awarded through tender procedure, is for the installation of 10 kV submarine cables between Lolland-Asko and Lilleø-Femø. JD Contractor secured the contract from the cooperative-owned energy company SEAS-NVE Holding. The value of the […]

Siemens Wraps Up HelWin2 Platform Setup

Siemens Wraps Up HelWin2 Platform Setup

Siemens has completed installation of the offshore platform for the direct-current connection HelWin2. Working under contract from the German-Dutch grid operator TenneT, Siemens has thus achieved a decisive milestone of the German grid connection projects. “We have now installed three high-tech platforms for TenneT in the North Sea. The HelWin2 project is now in the […]

Hydrex Reinstalls Thruster Seals in Poland

Hydrex Reinstalls Thruster Seals in Poland

Hydrex team has replaced the three leaking bow thruster shaft seals of a 400-meter container ship in Gdansk, Poland. The operation was performed on-site and underwater using the company’s flexible mobdocks. The vessel was able to continue its commercial activities without any hindrance or delay. Together with all the necessary equipment, the diver/technicians mobilized from […]

MacGregor Nets Offshore Equipment Order from Bumi Armada

MacGregor Nets Offshore Equipment Order from Bumi Armada

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order to supply equipment for three 80m ice-class vessels and a 96m shallow water pipe laying barge, all will be constructed for Bumi Armada Berhad, a Malaysia-based international offshore oilfield services provider. The vessels are destined to operate in the Caspian Sea. Equipment delivery is scheduled for mid […]

DeepFlex Establishes New Facility in Florida

DeepFlex Establishes New Facility in Florida

DeepFlex announced the signing of an agreement with Offshore Inland Marine & Services, Inc. (OIMO) to establish a new unbonded flexible pipe manufacturing and qualification testing facility to be located in the Port of Pensacola, Florida. The industrial complex will have direct access to the existing deep water quay-side, which is strategically located for optimized […]

South Korea: Hydrex Performs Underwater PBCF Installation

Last month Hydrex installed Propeller Boss Cap Fins (PBCF) on a 289-meter tanker during the vessel’s stop in Mokpo, South Korea. As a result of the underwater operation, the ship will not have to wait for the next drydock visit to start benefitting from the fuel savings the PBCF will bring. The Propeller Boss Cap […]

‘Pieter Schelte’ to Be Completed in Port of Rotterdam

‘Pieter Schelte’ to Be Completed in Port of Rotterdam

‘Pieter Schelte’, the biggest vessel in the world, is to be completed in the port of Rotterdam. Owner and designer Allseas and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have signed an agreement to this effect. The plan is for ‘Pieter Schelte’ to arrive in Rotterdam at the end of 2014.   ‘Pieter Schelte’ is 382 metres […]

Aker Solutions to Split Into Two Companies

Aker Solutions to Split Into Two Companies

The board of directors of Aker Solutions ASA (“Aker Solutions”) has in accordance with the strategy disclosed April 30 resolved to propose to the company’s shareholders that Aker Solutions be split into two companies. The board has also determined to write down the value of some assets in the Aker Oilfield Services unit of Akastor, […]

BG Group Completes Sale of Interest in CATS Pipeline to Antin IP

BG Group announced it had completed the sale of its 62.78% equity interest in the Central Area Transmission System (CATS) gas pipeline in the UK North Sea and associated infrastructure to Antin Infrastructure Partners. Total proceeds from the transaction, announced on 17 June 2014, are up to £562 million, or approximately $961 million at current […]







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