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
SAIPEM 7000 semi-submersible at Damen Verolme Rotterdam for DPS upgrade

SAIPEM 7000 semi-submersible at Damen Verolme Rotterdam for DPS upgrade

The Saipem 7000, one of the largest semi-submersible crane and pipelaying vessels in the world, has arrived at Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) for a major upgrade of its current DP3 system to meet the new closed ring DP3 …
Nov 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Safe Zephyrus chartered by BP for summer 2019

Safe Zephyrus chartered by BP for summer 2019

BP Exploration Operating Company Limited (BP) has chartered the Safe Zephyrus to provide gangway connected operations supporting the completion of some post first oil scopes in summer months when the weather is …
Oct 11, 2018 /  Vessels
BMT Wins Marine Monitoring Contract with BP

BMT Wins Marine Monitoring Contract with BP

BMT has won a contract to provide multiple marine monitoring systems for BP’s new Mad Dog Phase 2 semi-submersible floating production facility in the Gulf of Mexico. These systems will play an important role in …
Oct 8, 2018 /  Curious
OOS International’s new SSCV OOS Serooskerke undocked from Chinese dry dock

OOS International’s new SSCV OOS Serooskerke undocked from Chinese dry dock

OOS International’s newbuild semi-submersible heavy lift crane vessel (SSCV) OOS Serooskerke was undocked from China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) dry dock on September 27, 2018. According to the Company, the …
Oct 5, 2018 /  Vessels
Prosafe announces contract award for Safe Caledonia

Prosafe announces contract award for Safe Caledonia

Prosafe has signed a contract with a major oil and gas operator for the Safe Caledonia to provide accommodation support in the UK sector of the North Sea. The firm duration of the contract commencing mid-April 2019 is …
Sep 19, 2018 /  Vessels
KONGSBERG to deliver systems valued at MUSD 18 to new Awilco drilling rig

KONGSBERG to deliver systems valued at MUSD 18 to new Awilco drilling rig

Kongsberg Maritime has been selected by the global offshore and marine group Keppel Offshore & Marine to provide an extensive and integrated technology delivery for a new semi-submersible drilling unit, designed for …
Sep 3, 2018 /  Curious