Tuesday, June 22, 2021

MPCC to Acquire Songa Container, Adding 11 Ships to Feeder Fleet

Oslo-based MPC Container Ships (MPCC) has entered into an agreement to acquire Songa Container AS and its fleet of 11 container smaller containerships for $210 million. The ships have an...

June 22, 2021
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Thursday, May 1, 2014
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Songa Trym Finds Oil South of Fram

The Statoil-contracted drilling rig Songa Trym encountered a minor oil discovery while drilling wildcat well 35/11-17 located approximately 1 kilometer south of the Fram field in the North Sea. The...

May 1, 2014
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Friday, April 25, 2014
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Songa Sheds SE Asia Assets

Songa Offshore announced today they have sold the semisubmersible drilling rigs Songa Mercur and Songa Venus to Singapore-based Opus Offshore Group.  The rigs, as well as Songa’s international operations staff...

April 25, 2014
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Monday, October 14, 2013
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Songa Offshore Appoints New COO, Mark Bessell

Songa Offshore SE has appointed former Ocean Rig and Transocean executive Mark Bessell to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Songa Offshore CEO Bjornar Iversen comments, “I have been working closely...

October 14, 2013
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Monday, August 26, 2013
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Songa Offshore Slumps as DSME Falls Behind on Newbuild Rig Deliveries

Aug. 26 (Bloomberg) — Songa Offshore SE, a Cyprus-based offshore drilling contractor, slumped the most in six months in Oslo trading as delays in rig construction and a possible funding...

August 26, 2013
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Thursday, May 16, 2013
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Optimism Abounds at Songa Offshore, Shares Gain over 5.5%

Investors in Songa Offshore (SONG:OSLO) reacted positively today to comments made by interim CEO and Chairman of the Board, Jens A Wilhelmsen.  Share prices were up over 5.5% to 6.32 NOK....

May 16, 2013
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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Songa Offshore’s Chief Operating Officer Resigns

Trond Christensen, Chief Operating Officer at Norwegian drilling contractor, Songa Offshore SE, announced his resignation today, effective 31 March. “During the 8 years Trond Christensen has been with Songa, he has...

February 20, 2013
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Monday, February 18, 2013
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Songa Offshore Shares Skyrocket as Trym Rig Leaves Yard

Songa Offshore SE advanced the most in three months in Oslo after the Cyprus-based offshore drilling company said work on its delayed Trym rig is completed and costs won’t be...

February 18, 2013
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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Songa Eclipse is Officially in Seadrill’s Hands

Offshore Drilling contractor Songa Offshore SE finalized today the formal handover of the Songa Eclipse semi-submersible drilling rig to Seadrill in line with the Memorandum of Agreement from November 2012....

January 3, 2013
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Friday, November 16, 2012
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Sold! The Songa Eclipse is Heading to Seadrill

Songa Offshore officially announced the sale of the ultra deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig Songa Eclipse to Seadrill for a net price of USD $590 million. On Oct 22nd, Songa announced...

November 16, 2012
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012
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Songa Offshore’s CEO Steps Down Amid Unclear Circumstances

Amid foggy circumstances, the CEO of offshore drilling contractor Songa Offshore, Asbjørn Vavik, has resigned.  Effective immediately, Jens A Wilhelmsen, Chairman of the Board of Directors, has now assumed the additional role...

October 24, 2012
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Monday, October 22, 2012
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Songa Offshore May be Selling a Modern Ultra-Deepwater Rig to Seadrill, but Why? [UPDATE]

Seadrill announced today that they have entered into a Heads of Agreement (HoA) with Songa Offshore for the potential purchase of the ultra deepwater semi-submersible rig Songa Eclipse. The Songa Eclipse...

October 22, 2012
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Saturday, February 25, 2012
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Songa Wins $2.66 Billion Offshore Drilling Contract with Statoil

OSLO -(Dow Jones)- Norwegian offshore drilling operator Songa Offshore SE (SONG.OS) Friday said it has been awarded a rig contract from Statoil ASA (STO) worth $2.66 billion for two newbuild...

February 25, 2012
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Monday, January 23, 2012
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Engineering News

Wärtsilä and Kongsberg To Provide Full Dynamic Positioning Package for Songa Offshore

Wärtsilä and Kongsberg Maritime have been contracted to supply the power, positioning, and automation systems for two new drilling rigs ordered by Songa Offshore AS, the Norwegian arm of the...

January 23, 2012
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