Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast

Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast

Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on July 16, shipping company Kadıoğlu Denizcilik said, adding that another eight sailors were safely aboard the ship. Caption: …
Jul 17, 2019 /  Piracy
Total Starts Up Production of the Giant Egina Field

Total Starts Up Production of the Giant Egina Field

Total has started up production on December 29, 2018 from the Egina field, located in around 1,600 meters of water depths, 150 kilometers off the coast of Nigeria. At plateau, the Egina field will produce 200,000 barrels …
Jan 3, 2019 /  Curious
Addax Petroleum extends the contract of Yinson’s Adoon FPSO for another three months

Addax Petroleum extends the contract of Yinson’s Adoon FPSO for another three months

Nigerian oil company Addax Petroleum has extended the contract for Yinson’s Adoon FPSO for another three months, pending discussion for a potential longer-term deal. Caption: Adoon FPSO - Image courtesy of …
Nov 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Pacific Drilling Awarded Contract for the Pacific Bora

Pacific Drilling Awarded Contract for the Pacific Bora

Pacific Drilling S.A. (OTC: PACDQ) (Pacific Drilling) announced today that its deepwater drillship the Pacific Bora has been awarded a contract by Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited (a subsidiary of Eni SpA) for drilling …
Oct 23, 2018 /  Vessels
NIMASA Commences Rescue Mission for Kidnapped Crew of MV Glarus

NIMASA Commences Rescue Mission for Kidnapped Crew of MV Glarus

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced search rescue operations for the abducted 12 crew members onboard MV GLARUS owned by ALLISON Shipping which was hijacked off Bonny Island in …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Piracy
Sapura Energy bags contracts worth RM815m

Sapura Energy bags contracts worth RM815m

Sapura Energy Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiaries have secured four contracts, including contract extension, with a combined value of about RM815 million. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, Sapura Energy said the …
Sep 25, 2018 /  Curious
Aqualis Offshore completes Egina station keeping job

Aqualis Offshore completes Egina station keeping job

Marine and offshore engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has successfully completed its position keeping role for the Egina FPSO which is now safely moored in Nigerian waters. Aqualis Offshore’s team of …
Sep 19, 2018 /  Curious
Aqualis Offshore to position Egina FPSO

Aqualis Offshore to position Egina FPSO

Aqualis Offshore has been handed the position keeping role for installation of the Egina FPSO offshore Nigeria. EPCIC contractor for the FPSO, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), has awarded the position keeping work to …
Aug 8, 2018 /  Curious
Jumbo safely installs CNIV module on ERHA FPSO in Nigeria

Jumbo safely installs CNIV module on ERHA FPSO in Nigeria

The Jumbo Javelin and her team have successfully installed a 100t Calcium Nitrate Injection Vessel (CNIV) module on the ERHA FPSO offshore Nigeria for Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN). Mobilisation For this assignment, …
Jul 30, 2018 /  Curious
DOF Subsea awarded FPSO hook-up contract in the Atlantic region

DOF Subsea awarded FPSO hook-up contract in the Atlantic region

DOF Subsea has been awarded a contract in the Atlantic region to undertake a FPSO hook-up offshore Nigeria. DOF Subsea will deploy the Skandi Skansen to undertake the works in Q3 2018. Caption: Offshore …
Jun 11, 2018 /  Vessels