Johan Sverdrup rendering. Photo: Statoil

Steel Cut for Johan Sverdrup, Norway’s Biggest Project

  Construction has begun on the first structure for the biggest and most expensive industrial project in Norway for decades to come – the development of the giant Johan Sverdrup offshore oil field. Statoil announced Monday that the first piece steel for the riser platform jacket was cut at the Kvaerner Verdal yard in Norway […]

  Latest News

Quantum (b)

Ship Photos of the Day – Quantum of the Seas Arrives in China

  Royal Caribbean International’s Quantum of the Seas arrived at its new homepage in Shanghai, China last week where it will sail three- to eight-night, roundtrip itineraries, year-round from Shanghai to North Asia destinations. The ship sailed a 53-night journey from New York to Shanghai via the Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean, following […]

Energy Endeavor northern offshore rig jackup

Houston’s Northern Offshore to Be Acquired By Chinese Company

  Houston-headquartered offshore drilling company Northern Offshore Ltd. (NOF) says it has reached a deal for the all-cash sale of the company to the Chinese company Shandong Offshore Company Limited. Under the deal, the Shandong Offshore will acquire all shares of NOF for the purchase price of NOK 7.59 per share, for a total value of […]

  Latest Forum Posts

Study Materials

On June 29, 2015By TugNtow

Capstan Design - Required Power for berthing (

On June 28, 2015By thenavalarch

Question of scope / towing

On June 27, 2015By AKtugboater

Massive Pay Cuts at Edison Chouest Offshore

On June 26, 2015By The Jack of Blades

  More Breaking News