Oil & Gas
JULY 20, 2012 — Petrobras subsidiaries Tupi BV and Guará BV, together with consortium members BG Group, Petrogal Brasil, and Repsol Sinopec Brasil SA, have given the go-ahead for ten contracts totaling US$4.5 billion for…
JULY 19, 2012 — Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) has taken delivery of VOS Athos from Fujian Southeast Shipyard. The vessel is the first of 59-metre "A class" anchor handling tug supply vessels being built at…
JULY 19, 2012—Salaries are on the rise in the growing offshore energy sector, putting wage pressure on other industry segments such as classification societies and port state administrations, employment consultant Spinnaker Consulting says. “With demand…
JULY 19, 2012 — MTU-parent Tognum and Rolls-Royce have won two orders for the supply of marine engines and propeller-rudder systems.  "Winning these first orders confirms that cooperation with our new majority shareholders Rolls-Royce and…
JULY 18, 2012 —Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) recently was awarded a Letter of Intent (LOI) to construct the spar hull for a gas production platform from Statoil in a consortium with Technip. The total…
JULY 16, 2012 — The Coast Guard is continuing to investigate an incident in which a drillship on charter to Shell for Alaska drilling operations apparently dragged anchor Saturday, July 14, and drifted toward shore…
JULY 16, 2012 — Kleven Maritime has signed a contract with Remøy Shipping for the construction of an LNG-fueled platform supply vessel. The contract has a value of about NOK 400 million for Kleven Maritime…
JULY 13, 2012—Atlantic Towing, Limited (ATL), St. John's, New Brunswick, recently purchased a new 16,300 bhp Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessel  from Singapore's Jaya Holdings Limited. The as-yet-to-be-named vessel  is a Wartsila VS 4622…
JULY 12, 2012 — Statoil has awarded Technip a letter of intent for construction of the hull for the world's largest Spar platform on the Aasta Hansteen field in approximately 1,300 meters (4,250 feet) of…
july 12, 2012—Offshore Ship Designers’ UK division OSD-IMT has been awarded a contract to supply the design for a modified version of its IMT 982 Platform Supply Vessel to be built at the new shipyard facility…
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