West Hercules to drill more exploration wells in the Barents Sea

West Hercules to drill more exploration wells in the Barents Sea

Seadrill Norway Operations Limited has been awarded a contract for drilling two exploration wells for Equinor in the Barents Sea by use of the West Hercules rig. Drilling is scheduled to start in the spring of …
Sep 19, 2018 /  Vessels
Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL Celebrate FellowSHIP

Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL Celebrate FellowSHIP

Project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have announced the closure of the FellowSHIP research project. The cooperation has explored the use of battery, hybrid and fuel cell technology in …
Aug 6, 2018 /  Vessels
VARD secures contract for three Coast Guard Vessels for the Norwegian Materiel Agency

VARD secures contract for three Coast Guard Vessels for the Norwegian Materiel Agency

VARD announced earlier today a new contract for the construction of three coast guard vessels for the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) in Norway. The value of the contract exceeds NOK 5 billion. The Norwegian …
Jun 25, 2018 /  Naval
Lundin Norway charters two Island Offshore’s LNG-powered platform supply vessels

Lundin Norway charters two Island Offshore’s LNG-powered platform supply vessels

Once again Lundin Norway has chosen Island Offshore’s LNG-powered platform supply vessels (PSV) for its operations on the Norwegian continental shelf. “Lundin Norway is a customer that makes demands on as …
Mar 23, 2018 /  Vessels
West Phoenix to drill in UK and Norway

West Phoenix to drill in UK and Norway

Statoil and its partners have contracted the West Phoenix rig for exploration drilling on the UK and Norwegian continental shelves from the summer of 2018. The contract is awarded to the two Seadrill companies North …
Mar 2, 2018 /  Curious
Statoil awards Kværner the contract for the Johan Castberg topsides

Statoil awards Kværner the contract for the Johan Castberg topsides

The contract includes the construction and installation of the topside structure for the floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) to be located on the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea. The …
Feb 13, 2018 /  Vessels
Containerships and Viasea join forces on a new route

Containerships and Viasea join forces on a new route

Containerships will join forces with Norwegian Viasea Shipping AS and opens new route to Norway in order to strengthen its position in the Baltics and Poland. This partnership will enable the two shipping companies to …
Feb 9, 2018 /  Vessels
Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Norway

Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore Norway

Subsea 7 S.A. (Oslo Børs: SUBC, ADR: SUBCY) today announced the award of a sizeable(1)contract from Statoil for the Johan Castberg field development, located 240 km from Hammerfest in Norway. The contract …
Jan 24, 2018 /  Curious
Samskip Infographic - Northern Lights

Samskip Infographic - Northern Lights

Northern Lights Another name for the astrological phenomenon known as northern lights is AURORA BOREALIS as derived from Roman goddess of dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for the north wind, Boreas. ***** Calling no …
Jan 23, 2018 /  Curious
Simon Møkster Shipping AS awarded contract with Lundin Norway AS for the state-of-the-art PSV Stril Mar

Simon Møkster Shipping AS awarded contract with Lundin Norway AS for the state-of-the-art PSV Stril Mar

Norwegian shipowner Simon Møkster Shipping has been awarded a contract for one of its platform supply vessels by Lundin in Norway. Caption: Platform supply vessel Stril Mar   Simon Møkster …
Jan 12, 2018 /  Vessels