FLOATEL International – Floatel Superior Extended At Martin Linge

FLOATEL International – Floatel Superior Extended At Martin Linge

Equinor has extended the Floatel Superior charter at the Martin Linge Field Development in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea with four months until end March 2020. The six monthly options remain in …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Vessels
Prosafe accommodation vessel Safe Boreas extended at Mariner

Prosafe accommodation vessel Safe Boreas extended at Mariner

Equinor UK Limited has exercised three of six one-month options available to them to extend the Safe Boreas at the Mariner project in the UK sector of the North Sea to accommodate personnel working on Mariner in the hook …
Apr 10, 2019 /  Vessels
Saipem awarded new offshore drilling contracts totalling over 200mln USD

Saipem awarded new offshore drilling contracts totalling over 200mln USD

Saipem has been awarded new contracts in Offshore Drilling in Norway and Middle East totalling over 200 million USD. One contract was signed with the German company Wintershall for the drilling of 2 wells plus 2 …
Apr 5, 2019 /  Vessels
Maersk Drilling awarded long-term contract for ultra-deepwater semi-submersible Mærsk Deliverer

Maersk Drilling awarded long-term contract for ultra-deepwater semi-submersible Mærsk Deliverer

Today, Maersk Drilling announces that the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible Mærsk Deliverer has been awarded a three-year contract by Inpex Australia and joint venture participants for drilling at the Ichthys gas …
Apr 3, 2019 /  Vessels
PGNiG will lease a drilling platform in the Norwegian Sea

PGNiG will lease a drilling platform in the Norwegian Sea

PGNiG Upstream Norway and Aker BP have signed a contract for the lease of a semi-submersible drilling rig. In autumn, the exploration well will start to be drilled on the Shrek prospectus within PL838 license. For the …
Mar 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Damen Verolme Rotterdam completes refit of drilling rig Stena Don

Damen Verolme Rotterdam completes refit of drilling rig Stena Don

Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) has completed a major refit of the Stena Drilling-owned 5th generation, semi-submersible drilling rig Stena Don. The vessel arrived at DVR in October 2018 and departed for her new contract …
Mar 26, 2019 /  Vessels
First steel cut on OHT semi-submersible vessel

First steel cut on OHT semi-submersible vessel

The first steel of the OHT semi-submersible heavy lift crane vessel was cut on 1 March at the CMHI yard in China. The Ulstein designed vessel is developed for operations in the offshore renewables and installation …
Mar 6, 2019 /  Vessels
Prosafe ranked first in Brazil auction

Prosafe ranked first in Brazil auction

Prosafe has participated in an online auction for the supply of safety and maintenance support vessels to Brazil and on conclusion of the auction achieved first place commercial ranking. Caption: Semi-submersible …
Jan 25, 2019 /  Vessels
Kishorn Port to prepare world’s largest semi-submersible rig for new gig

Kishorn Port to prepare world’s largest semi-submersible rig for new gig

When the Ninian Central oil production platform was towed out of Loch Kishorn in May 1978, at just over 600,000 tonnes it was the largest concrete structure that had ever moved across the face of the earth. Over 40 …
Dec 29, 2018 /  Curious
OOS International: Keel Laying of OOS Walcheren

OOS International: Keel Laying of OOS Walcheren

The OOS Walcheren is the 3rd vessel using the asymmetric brace-less semi-submersible design within the OOS International family. The first is the OOS Gretha, currently operating in Brazil, and the 2nd is the OOS …
Dec 7, 2018 /  Vessels