Wednesday, May 13, 2015
U.S. Rear Admiral Says Global Underwater Traffic Control Needed
The global undersea environment is increasingly crowded with the submarine equivalents of everything from jumbo jets to light aircraft, heightening the need for a control system to avoid mishaps, according to a senior U.S. naval officer.
Technip Dive Vessel to Work on Standby at Goliat FPSO
Eni Norge AS, operator of the Goliat field located approximately 85 kilometers northwest of Hammerfest, Norway, has been given approval today by the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority to perform manned...
Thursday, April 23, 2015
The Upside to a Down Market: Innovation and Standardization in Norway
As a daily consumer of energy, I’ve been selfishly happy about the lower fuel prices of late. Low gas prices are good – at least that’s what I thought. And...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Monday, April 13, 2015
Siem Offshore Shows How They Will Connect 67 Offshore Wind Generators Via Subsea Cable
Two of Siem Offshore Contractors’ newest vessels, the Siem Aimery and the Siem Moxie will be utilized next year to install 97 kilometers of subsea power cable connecting 67 offshore...
Subsea 7 Signs $200 Million Contract with Petrobras
Subsea 7 announced today the winning of a 2-year, USD $200 million subsea installation contract with Petrobras which will utilize the company’s construction and flex-lay vessel, Seven Seas. This contract...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Siem Offshore Wins 100 Million Euro Subsea Cable Installation Job
As the offshore oil and gas sector continues to struggle while oil and gas firms reduce their CAPEX, offshore contractors and shipowners such as Van Oord and Siem Offshore are...
Monday, April 6, 2015
Monday, March 16, 2015
Isaac Newton Launched from Uljanik Shipyard, Awarded Subsea Cable Install Job
On 7 March 2015, the multipurpose vessel Isaac Newton, under construction at Uljanik Shipyard in Croatia, was launched from slipway number 2. The vessel was ordered in August 2013 by dredging and marine contractor...
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Skandi Protector Done With Government Work, Heads Offshore Australia
After four years of contract work for the Australian government, the Skandi Protector (ex Ocean Protector) will now be headed to work for Chevron Australia on the North West Shelf....
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Friday, March 6, 2015
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Wintershall Goes Subsea With Operatorship Offshore Norway
Wintershall, the exploration and production subsidiary of Germany-headquartered BASF, has taken over operatorship of the subsea oil and gas field Vega from Statoil this week. The Vega Field is located in the...
Friday, February 20, 2015
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Monday, February 16, 2015
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Shell’s Curlew FPSO on Alert After Subsea Gas Leak Detected
Shell UK says there are no plans to evacuate the Curlew FPSO after a gas leak was detected late Monday night. In an emailed statement, Shell says a release of natural...
Monday, January 19, 2015
DeepOcean Signs Long Term Charter for Subsea Construction Vessel
Norwegian subsea contractor DeepOcean AS is hoping to sign a major contract at the end of this week according to Chief Financial Officer Dennis de Vreede. In the meantime however,...
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