FPSO Dhirubhai-1: Expiry of the charter contract and future employment opportunities

FPSO Dhirubhai-1: Expiry of the charter contract and future employment opportunities

The FPSO Dhirubhai-1, which is owned by Ocean Yield ASA's (Ocean Yield) subsidiary Aker Floating Production AS (AFP) has been operating on a 10-year charter contract with Reliance Industries Limited (Reliance Industries) …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Another vessel repaired at Azerbaijan’s Bibiheybat Ship Repair Yard

Another vessel repaired at Azerbaijan’s Bibiheybat Ship Repair Yard

Major overhaul of the towing and supply vessel "Nercha" belonging to the Caspian Sea Oil Fleet of the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping (CJSC) has been accomplished at the “Bibiheybat” Ship Repair …
Sep 21, 2018 /  Vessels
Gulf Marine Services PLC Announces Three Long-Term Contract Awards in MENA  

Gulf Marine Services PLC Announces Three Long-Term Contract Awards in MENA  

Gulf Marine Services (LSE: GMS), the leading provider of advanced self-propelled self-elevating support vessels serving the offshore oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, announced yesterday (Sep 19) that it has been …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Construction begins on deep-diving ocean exploration vessel

Construction begins on deep-diving ocean exploration vessel

Construction began on a world-class offshore salvage vessel in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao on Saturday and was hailed by Chinese experts as a milestone in the country’s deep-sea exploration …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Simon Møkster platform supplier to work for Point Resources

Simon Møkster platform supplier to work for Point Resources

Norwegian shipowner Simon Møkster Shipping has entered into a one-year charter contract with oil firm Point Resources. Simon Møkster said on Wednesday that Point Resources hired its Stril Luna platform …
Sep 20, 2018 /  Vessels
Maersk Supply Service completes FSO tow and installation for Culzean field

Maersk Supply Service completes FSO tow and installation for Culzean field

Last week, hook up of the Alisa Floating Storage and Offloading unit (FSO) was successfully completed. This marks the final step of the FSO transportation and installation for the Culzean field, under the project …
Sep 19, 2018 /  Curious
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
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
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
New Offshore Decommissioning Project for Heerema Marine Contractors

New Offshore Decommissioning Project for Heerema Marine Contractors

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) in a consortium with AF Gruppen (AFG) have received notice that Fairfield Betula Limited intends to enter into a contract for the removal and disposal of the Dunlin Alpha topside in the …
Sep 19, 2018 /  Curious