Ocean Installer Awarded First Contract In China

Ocean Installer Awarded First Contract In China

Ocean Installer has been awarded a contract for 3rd Party Verification and Engineering Support work for the Liuhua 29-1 Gas Field Development located in the South China Sea. Caption: Offshore Support Vessel …
Sep 3, 2018 /  Curious
TechnipFMC awarded subsea contract offshore China for the Liuhua fields

TechnipFMC awarded subsea contract offshore China for the Liuhua fields

TechnipFMC (NYSE: FTI) (PARIS: FTI) has been awarded a subsea contract by CNOOC Limited for the Liuhua 16-2, 20-2 and 21-2 Oilfield Joint Development Project in the South China Sea, at water depths ranging from 380 to …
May 31, 2018 /  Vessels
Container ship Mathilde Maersk rescues stranded fishermen

Container ship Mathilde Maersk rescues stranded fishermen

The Mathilde Maersk was on a routine voyage, until a crew member spotted a floating life raft. The five fishermen had been stranded for two days, but thanks to the crew’s skill and quick thinking, all survived, and …
Nov 22, 2017 /  Accidents
China launches world's largest oil exploration offshore platform (Video)

China launches world's largest oil exploration offshore platform (Video)

Bluewhale 1, as tall as a 37-storey building, is designed 'specifically for South China Sea' China has put into service the world's largest and most advanced deepwater exploration platform, reported state media. The …
Mar 6, 2017 /  Vessels
US Navy deploys aircraft carrier for routine patrolling in South China Sea

US Navy deploys aircraft carrier for routine patrolling in South China Sea

The US Navy has deployed its Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 to commence routine operations in the South China Sea, amidst increasing tensions between the US and China. Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1 vessels that have been …
Feb 21, 2017 /  Naval
Japan to provide patrol ships to Vietnam amid South China Sea row

Japan to provide patrol ships to Vietnam amid South China Sea row

The Japanese government said on Wednesday it is ready to provide Vietnam with new patrol ships, in its latest step to boost the maritime law-enforcement capabilities of countries locked in territorial rows in South China …
Sep 9, 2016 /  Naval
Security and safety vital in seas off Malaysia

Security and safety vital in seas off Malaysia

Security and safety in the Straits of Malacca and the South China Sea is vital to the economic welfare of the country and well managed response and co-ordination is vital during mass rescue operations. These were the …
Aug 11, 2016 /  Curious
US Navy ship makes first China visit since Hague ruling

US Navy ship makes first China visit since Hague ruling

A US Navy guided missile destroyer arrived in Qingdao on Monday in the first visit by an American warship to the country since an international tribunal ruled China’s expansive South China Sea claims had no …
Aug 9, 2016 /  Naval
Indonesia prepares for mass ship sinking

Indonesia prepares for mass ship sinking

More than 70 fishing ships, including Chinese vessels, will be sent to the bottom of the ocean by Indonesia this month, in a public display of sovereignty over its waters. Following months of tensions in the region over …
Aug 2, 2016 /  Curious
Two US Aircraft Carriers Launch Joint Exercises Off Philippines Ahead of South China Sea Verdict

Two US Aircraft Carriers Launch Joint Exercises Off Philippines Ahead of South China Sea Verdict

Two U.S. aircraft carrier strike groups kicked off operations in the Philippine Sea over the weekend in a clear sign of Washington’s enduring presence in the region ahead of a much-anticipated verdict on …
Jun 21, 2016 /  Naval