DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs

DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs

Classification society DNV GL has presented China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates for two new offshore units: an arctic single column drilling unit and a wind turbine …
Apr 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Start of Exploratory Drilling at Offshore Hidaka Area of Hokkaido

Start of Exploratory Drilling at Offshore Hidaka Area of Hokkaido

Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. (JAPEX) started the exploratory drilling at offshore Hidaka area of Hokkaido on April 13, as part of the offshore exploration project commissioned by the Agency for Natural Resources …
Apr 16, 2019 /  Curious
New World Supply Ltd sells four platform supply vessels

New World Supply Ltd sells four platform supply vessels

New World Supply Ltd (NWS), where SDSD has an ownership of 34.4%, has completed a sale (Transaction), with a well known and reputable counterparty, of its remaining four medium-sized platform supply vessels (PSVs). The …
Apr 15, 2019 /  Vessels
Saipem awarded new offshore drilling contracts totalling over 200mln USD

Saipem awarded new offshore drilling contracts totalling over 200mln USD

Saipem has been awarded new contracts in Offshore Drilling in Norway and Middle East totalling over 200 million USD. One contract was signed with the German company Wintershall for the drilling of 2 wells plus 2 …
Apr 5, 2019 /  Vessels
Maersk Drilling awarded long-term contract for ultra-deepwater semi-submersible Mærsk Deliverer

Maersk Drilling awarded long-term contract for ultra-deepwater semi-submersible Mærsk Deliverer

Today, Maersk Drilling announces that the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible Mærsk Deliverer has been awarded a three-year contract by Inpex Australia and joint venture participants for drilling at the Ichthys gas …
Apr 3, 2019 /  Vessels
Borr Drilling Limited (BDRILL) – Purchase of Premium Jack-up Drilling Rig and Fleet Status Report

Borr Drilling Limited (BDRILL) – Purchase of Premium Jack-up Drilling Rig and Fleet Status Report

Borr Drilling Limited (Borr) announced earlier today that it has completed the purchase and taken ownership of the jack-up newbuilding, Hull No. B378 (formerly named Hakuryu-15), for a total consideration of USD122 …
Apr 1, 2019 /  Vessels
PGNiG will lease a drilling platform in the Norwegian Sea

PGNiG will lease a drilling platform in the Norwegian Sea

PGNiG Upstream Norway and Aker BP have signed a contract for the lease of a semi-submersible drilling rig. In autumn, the exploration well will start to be drilled on the Shrek prospectus within PL838 license. For the …
Mar 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Damen Verolme Rotterdam completes refit of drilling rig Stena Don

Damen Verolme Rotterdam completes refit of drilling rig Stena Don

Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR) has completed a major refit of the Stena Drilling-owned 5th generation, semi-submersible drilling rig Stena Don. The vessel arrived at DVR in October 2018 and departed for her new contract …
Mar 26, 2019 /  Vessels
Standard Drilling secures three new term contracts for large PSVs

Standard Drilling secures three new term contracts for large PSVs

Standard Drilling (SDSD) has secured new term contracts for Standard Princess, Standard Supplier and Standard Provider, all large platform supply vessels (PSV's), 100% owned by SDSD. The term contracts secure solid …
Mar 21, 2019 /  Vessels
CIMC Raffles and Odfjell Drilling secure drilling contract for Beacon Atlantic

CIMC Raffles and Odfjell Drilling secure drilling contract for Beacon Atlantic

CIMC Raffles and Odfjell Drilling have secured a drilling contract for Neptune Energy Norge by using the 6th generation harsh environment semi-submersible drilling unit Beacon Atlantic. Caption: Beacon Atlantic …
Mar 20, 2019 /  Vessels