Tuesday, March 2, 2021

New Offshore Wind Foundation Installation Vessel ‘Alfa Lift’ Launched in China

The new offshore wind foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift has been floated out of dry dock at the China Merchants Heavy Industries (CMHI) shipyard where the semi-submersible is under construction...

March 2, 2021
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Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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Record-Setting BOKA Vanguard to Serve as Dry Dock for Carnival Cruise Ship

Dutch marine engineering company Royal Boskalis Westminster says it has been awarded a contract by Carnival Cruise Line to dry dock the Carnival Vista cruise ship aboard the world’s largest...

July 2, 2019
Total Views: 153

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Samsung Heavy Industries Launches World’s Largest Semi-Submersible

Samsung Heavy Industries has launched the semi-submersible that will serve as the central processing facility (CPF) for the giant Ichthys LNG project off Western Australia. Located about 139 miles (224km)...

September 24, 2015
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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Maritime News

GSI Cuts Steel on COSCO’s Heavy Lift Competitor to the Dockwise Vanguard

COSCO Shipping Company Ltd. (COSCOL) has cut steel on a new semi-submersible heavy lift vessel that once completed will compete head-to-head with the world’s most capable heavy lift ship, Dockwise Vanguard....

April 7, 2015
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Sunday, March 17, 2013
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Grizzly Tour Lodge Transported on Puglia Engineering’s Faithful Servant [IMAGES]

After a fire destroyed the Grizzly Tour Lodge in British Columbia, Canada last fall, owner Dean Wyatt was fortunate enough to find another lodge for sale on the opposite side of...

March 17, 2013
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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Diamond Offshore Orders $370 Million Semisubmersible

Houston-based Diamond Offshore (NYSE:DO) announced Tuesday that a subsidiary has ordered a moored semi-submersible rig from Singapore’s Jurong Shipyard for approximately $370 million. The rig, to be named the Ocean...

August 14, 2012
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Monday, August 6, 2012

No Slowdown in Sight for Deepwater Rigs, Keppel Signs $4.1 Billion Order

SINGAPORE–Keppel Corp. Ltd. (BN4.SG) Tuesday said it has firmed up contracts to build five additional semisubmersible drilling rigs for Sete Brasil Participacoes SA for US$4.1 billion. The five rigs will...

August 6, 2012
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Friday, February 3, 2012
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1000 Year Hurricane? Doesn’t Look THAT Bad

The naval architects at Houston Offshore simulated the hydrodynamic response of a 1000 year hurricane on a moored paired-column semi submersible.  Here’s what it looks like: [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/18890294[/vimeo] More Info on...

February 3, 2012
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Monday, January 9, 2012
Engineering News

Keppel’s US Yard to Build Semisubmersible for Diamond

Diamond Offshore said today that one of its subsidiaries has entered into a $300 million contract with Keppel Offshore and Marine for the construction of a moored semisubmersible rig.  While...

January 9, 2012
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Friday, October 7, 2011

Seadrill Secures Contracts For Two Ultra-Deepwater Newbuilds

Seadrill announced today that it has secured contracts for two of the companies newbuild ultra-deepwater semi-submersibles currently under construction in Singapore. The first contract is a one-year contract for the...

October 7, 2011
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Wednesday, July 6, 2011
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Transocean Marianas Oil Rig In Danger Of Sinking [BREAKING NEWS REPORT]

  The world’s most storied deepwater oil rig, the Transocean Marianas, has developed a critical list after an anchor punctured her poontoon and is in risk of sinking on location (UPDATE:...

July 6, 2011
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Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Incident Photo of the Week – Pemex Oil Rig Disaster

Cargo Law brings us photos of the deadliest Gulf of Mexico offshore accident in the last 43 years; last week’s Collision of the Usumacinta MODU and the Kab 101 Light-Production...

October 30, 2007
Total Views: 67

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Development Driller III (aka DD3) – ship model of the week

Maybe it’s just because we have fans aboard the DD1,2&3 but more likely just because this is an amazing model. It shows the Global SantaFe’s (soon to be Transocean?) Development...

October 16, 2007
Total Views: 27