Offshore


Monday, January 3, 2011
Seadragon Seadrill Semi-Submersible Oil Rig
News

Seadrill acquires two semi-submersible ultra-deepwater rigs under construction

Hamilton, Bermuda, January 3, 2011 – Seadrill has entered into an agreement to acquire the two ultra-deepwater semi-submersible drilling rigs, Seadragon

January 3, 2011
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News

FPSO installation deal to Aker Solutions

3 January 2011 – MODEC Offshore Production Systems (Singapore) Pte Ltd. has awarded Aker Solutions’ wholly-owned subsidiary Aker Marine Contractors

January 3, 2011
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Thursday, December 30, 2010
News

HMC names new Deepwater Construction Vessel

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has announced it’s new Deep Water Construction Vessel, currently being built in Korea, will be called Aegir, after the

December 30, 2010
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News

STEP Offshore wins mud mixing equipment contract with STX Offshore & Shipbuilding

STEP Offshore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aker Solutions, has won a contract from South Korea’s STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., LTD

December 30, 2010
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News

Maersk Oil expands in Brazil with acquisition

The fully owned subsidiary of A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S, Maersk Olie og Gas A/S (“Maersk Oil”), has agreed with SK Energy Co., Ltd. to

December 30, 2010
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Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Offshore

Daewoo Shipbuilding is looking at another busy year with $11B in new orders

Daewoo Shipbuilding, a massive industrial complex located in Okpo, Korea, exceeded their 2010 goal of $10B with $11.2B in new business this year.  According

December 28, 2010
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Blog

Fire On The Horizon – Dedicated To The 11, And Their Loved Ones.

As you might be aware, the frequency of my blog posts have slowed down in the past few months. The reason; I have been busy finishing the writing of

December 28, 2010
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Sunday, December 26, 2010
Blog

Who says crew boats are ugly? Check out the Damen Fast Crew Supplier 5009

I’ve been impressed with Damen ships ever since seeing these guys at Houston’s Offshore Technology Conference a few years ago.  These are without

December 26, 2010
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Friday, December 24, 2010
Blog

K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord: the world’s most powerful anchor handling tug

K Line Offshore’s KL Sandefjord just completed sea trials and set the new world record at 430 tons (390 metric) for a bollard pull by an anchor handling

December 24, 2010
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Thursday, December 23, 2010
Offshore

DNV develops class rules for offshore wind farm service vessels

Oslo: DNV has developed the world’s first class rules for wind farm service vessels in order to improve safety and promote uniform standards. The rules

December 23, 2010
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Thursday, December 16, 2010
Offshore

Chevron Sanctions Big Foot Project in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico

SAN RAMON, Calif., December 16, 2010 – Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today announced it has sanctioned development of its $4 billion Big Foot project in the

December 16, 2010
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Offshore

Pride announces order for fifth ultra-deepwater drillship

HOUSTON, TX, Dec 14, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Pride International, Inc. (NYSE: PDE) today announced that the company has reached agreement with

December 16, 2010
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Offshore

U.S. sues BP and others over Gulf Oil Spill

Today, the U.S. Deptartment of Justice announced filing of a civil lawsuit against BP and several other companies involved in the Gulf Oil Spill, seeking

December 15, 2010
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Thursday, November 25, 2010
Engineering News

Edda Fides, Accommodation Vessel – Interesting Ship Of The Week

The Edda Fides is a type of vessel that goes by many names. Officially designated as an Accommodation Vessel these Floating Hotels are often reffered to as

November 25, 2010
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Monday, November 15, 2010
Offshore

Transocean Agrees to Purchase High-Specification Jackup from PPL Shipyard

As their 3rd Quarter conference call seemed to allude to, Transocean has just signed an agreement with PPL Shipyard in Singapore to purchase a Pacific-class

November 15, 2010
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Thursday, November 11, 2010
Offshore

Seadrill Orders Four New Dual Activity Drillships

Seadrill Ltd. announced today that they have awarded the Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries a $1.08B contract to build four new dual-activity

November 11, 2010
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Saturday, November 6, 2010
Offshore

Transocean Executives Discuss 3rd Quarter Results

Transocean’s CEO Steven Newman; Ricardo Rosa, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; Ihab Toma, Senior Vice President of Marketing and

November 6, 2010
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Friday, November 5, 2010
Offshore

Pride International and Seahawk Drilling up for sale

Dow Jones News Wire provided this article discussing the recent “for sale” announcement by Pride International, and their shallow-water jack-up

November 5, 2010
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Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Offshore

Discoverer Americas Spuds In off Egypt…in almost 9000 feet of water

About a week or two before the drilling moratorium was lifted in the Gulf of Mexico, the Statoil-contracted Discoverer Americas pulled anchor and motored east

October 27, 2010
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Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Offshore

Drilling moratorium lifted! Now what?

Running 22-inch casing on Discoverer Clear Leader In an early afternoon call today with the media, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean

October 13, 2010
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