SBM Offshore puts safety in the limelight as topsides construction kicks off for Liza FPSO (Video)

SBM Offshore puts safety in the limelight as topsides construction kicks off for Liza FPSO (Video)

SBM Offshore announced earlier today that the first-steel cut event has officially kicked off work for the construction of the topsides for the Liza floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel project at …
Feb 22, 2018 /  Vessels
Boskalis completes successful Aasta Hansteen float-over installation (Video)

Boskalis completes successful Aasta Hansteen float-over installation (Video)

Early yesterday morning Boskalis successfully completed an impressive dual vessel float-over operation of the Aasta Hansteen topside. Over the last number of years Boskalis through its subsidiary Dockwise, has played a …
Dec 12, 2017 /  Curious
Philly Shipyard announces TOTE Maritime as its partner under the previously disclosed LOI to build up to four new containerships

Philly Shipyard announces TOTE Maritime as its partner under the previously disclosed LOI to build up to four new containerships

Reference is made to a release Thursday (Aug 17) by Saltchuk where the company announced its plan to expand its domestic shipping services to Hawai'i under its TOTE Maritime brand (TOTE). Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI), a …
Aug 18, 2017 /  Curious
Philly Shipyard Delivers Third Product Tanker to Kinder Morgan

Philly Shipyard Delivers Third Product Tanker to Kinder Morgan

Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI), the sole operating subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA (Oslo: PHLY), yesterday delivered the American Liberty, the third of four next generation 50,000 dwt product tankers that it is building …
Jul 27, 2017 /  Vessels
Pioneering Spirit sets world lifting record with Shell Brent Delta topsides removal (Video)

Pioneering Spirit sets world lifting record with Shell Brent Delta topsides removal (Video)

Allseas’ dynamically positioned single-lift installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pioneering Spirit set a world lifting record with the safe and successful removal of Shell UK’s 24,000 t Brent …
May 2, 2017 /  Vessels
Statoil: Cancellation of West Epsilon rig contract

Statoil: Cancellation of West Epsilon rig contract

Statoil has decided to cancel the final phase of the contract with North Atlantic Drilling for the West Epsilon jack-up rig. The rig has been on contract to Statoil since 29 December 2010, performing …
Sep 28, 2016 /  Vessels
Crowley Takes Delivery of Fourth LNG-Ready, Product Tanker

Crowley Takes Delivery of Fourth LNG-Ready, Product Tanker

Crowley Maritime Corp. took delivery Friday (Aug12) of MT West Virginia, the fourth new, Jones Act product tanker built for the company by Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI), the sole operating subsidiary of Philly …
Aug 15, 2016 /  Vessels
Giant ‘Pioneering Spirit’ Moves One Step Closer to Delivery

Giant ‘Pioneering Spirit’ Moves One Step Closer to Delivery

Allseas’ has successfully completed commissioning of the Topsides lift system and the major part of the harbour test programme of the single-lift installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel Pioneering …
Aug 2, 2016 /  Vessels
Shrimp trawler LAVINNIY capsized and sank in Busan port, Korea

Shrimp trawler LAVINNIY capsized and sank in Busan port, Korea

Shrimp trawler Lavinniy capsized and sank in Busan port, Korea, on Tuesday morning (Jun21). Korean workers were carrying out repairs the day before, and reportedly, cut off a pipe in engine room, with following …
Jun 22, 2016 /  Accidents
Philly Shipyard Celebrates Keel Laying Milestone for Second Product Tanker for Kinder Morgan

Philly Shipyard Celebrates Keel Laying Milestone for Second Product Tanker for Kinder Morgan

Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI), the wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Philly Shipyard ASA (Oslo: PHLY), held a ceremonial Keel Laying on Wednesday (May 18) for the second product tanker in a four vessel order for …
May 20, 2016 /  Vessels