Friday, July 3, 2020
Maritime News

Total Sends Oil Rig to South Africa for Rare Frontier Drilling

By Paul Burkhardt (Bloomberg) –Total SA has deployed a rig to South Africa to look for more oil near a massive discovery, in a rare example of exploration in a...

July 3, 2020
Total Views: 166

Thursday, September 13, 2018
Maritime News

Odfjell Says It Will Not Install Scrubbers to Comply with Global Sulphur Cap

OSLO, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Chemical tanker firm Odfjell said it will not invest in scrubbers to clean fuel on its vessels to comply with new stricter emission rules from...

September 13, 2018
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Maritime News

Odfjell Sees Significant Earnings Upside for Its Chemical Tankers

OSLO, June 5 (Reuters) – Chemical tanker firm Odfjell sees significant upside potential to its earnings ahead as low-yielding contracts expire, new vessels are brought in and market rates for...

June 5, 2018
Total Views: 25

Friday, April 20, 2018
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Maritime News

Norway’s Odfjell Drilling to Expand Fleet as Offshore Rig Market Recovers

OSLO, April 20 (Reuters) – Offshore rig firm Odfjell Drilling plans to expand its floating rig fleet to between six and 10 from four now, it said on Friday, the...

April 20, 2018
Total Views: 10

Thursday, August 24, 2017
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Maritime News

Oil Slump No Obstacle for Norwegian Driller Seeing 300% Returns

By Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) — While other offshore rig operators are still struggling to survive the worst oil-market slump in a generation, one Norwegian company has managed to turn things...

August 24, 2017
Total Views: 34

Monday, June 22, 2015
Maritime News

Odfjell Exits European Short Sea Market

  Norway-based chemical tanker owner Odfjell SE has exited the European regional trade with the sale of three vessels to an unnamed buyer. In a statement posted to its website,...

June 22, 2015
Total Views: 5

Monday, June 15, 2015
Maritime News

Odfjell Drilling Wins Johan Sverdrup Drilling Contracts

Norwegian oil major Statoil has awarded rig firm Odfjell Drilling contracts worth up to $1.04 billion for work on the giant Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea, Odfjell said on Monday.

June 15, 2015
Total Views: 0

Monday, May 4, 2015
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Maritime News

Mørch to Lead Odfjell

Following the resignation of former CEO Jan A. Hammer last December, Odfjells’ Board of Directors have chosen fellow board member Kristian Mørch to assume the role as the company’s new...

May 4, 2015
Total Views: 3

Friday, January 9, 2015
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Maritime News

Odfjell Announces Layoffs, Reduction of European Officers

Norwegian chemical tanker owner Odfjell announced a restructuring plan today which will result in a reduction of up to 85 positions at their office in Bergen, Norway. The company notes...

January 9, 2015
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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Maritime News

Hammer Resigns Post at Odfjell Due to Disagreement with Board

After nearly 30 years at Norwegian tanker company Odfjell, the last 5 of which as CEO, Jan A. Hammer will be leaving the company. Odfjell’s Board cites differing views on...

December 9, 2014
Total Views: 4

Thursday, October 16, 2014
News

Odfjell and William Jacob Management Team Up

Odfjell Drilling and William Jacob Management (WJM), a Houston-based Engineering and Project Management services firm, have announced today an agreement whereby the two companies will cooperate on delivering offshore engineering...

October 16, 2014
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Interesting

Odfjell Chief Engineer Pleads Guilty in ‘Magic Pipe’ Case, Faces Prison

Singapore-based shipping company Odfjell Asia has pleaded guilty to federal pollution charges and agreed pay a $1.2 million fine in relation to yet another "magic pipe" case onboard one of their ships.

March 5, 2014
Total Views: 37

Saturday, December 28, 2013
Interesting

Semi-submersible Drilling Rig Sinks at DSME [INCIDENT PHOTOS]

The Deepsea Aberdeen, a semi-submersible drilling rig being built for Odfjell Drilling, sank at the DSME shipyard in South Korea on Saturday. Up until its sinking at the pier, the...

December 28, 2013
Total Views: 119

Friday, November 1, 2013
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News

Chemical Tankers In Demand As U.S. Exports Soar

By Swetha Gopinath and Garima Goel Nov 1 (Reuters) – After four years in the doldrums, the specialized chemical tankers that ply the seas between the United States and Asia...

November 1, 2013
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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News

Odfjell Places Order for New LPG Carriers

Nantong Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering Co. has been awarded a USD $180 million contract from Odfjell for the construction of four 17,000 cbm LPG/Ethylene gas carriers with options for an...

October 1, 2013
Total Views: 13

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
News

Odfjell Terminals to Purchase Chem-Marine

Odfjell Terminals has entered into a Letter of Intent to purchase Chem-Marine Corporation of South Carolina Chem-Marine controls a 25.3 acre/10.2 hectare site through a long term land lease, and...

August 7, 2013
Total Views: 10

Sunday, March 10, 2013
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News

For Nordic Executives, Quality of Life is Paramount

By Niklas Pollard and Balazs Koranyi STOCKHOLM/OSLO, March 10 (Reuters) – Executive excess need not be etched in stone. Just look at the Nordic region, where an egalitarian tradition and...

March 10, 2013
Total Views: 4

Monday, December 3, 2012

U.S. Ethanol Imports Boosting Demand for Chemical Tankers

(Bloomberg) — The U.S. is importing the most ethanol in four years after the country’s worst drought in a half century drove corn prices to a record, boosting demand for...

December 3, 2012
Total Views: 34

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
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Engineering News

COSCO Qidong Delivers New Drilling and Well Intervention Rig to Odfjell Drilling

The Island Innovator, a DNV-classed semi-submersible drilling and well intervention rig was delivered today by COSCO Qidong shipyard to its new owner, Odfjell Drilling.  This new rig has been contracted...

October 2, 2012
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
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News

Odfjell Looks to Expand Fleet with $160M Chemical Tanker Newbuild Order

Odfjell announced today they have signed a newbuild contract worth close to USD $160 million with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard for four new 46,000 DWT chemical tankers with an option for...

August 1, 2012
Total Views: 18