Diamond Offshore files for Chapter 11

Houston-headquartered offshore drilling contractor Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. (NYSE: DO) reports that it and select subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the

Hornbeck Offshore expects to complete Chapter 11 restructuring “very quickly”

Covington, La., based Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. (NYSE:HOS, OTCQB:HOSS) reports that it has now reached a restructuring support deal with secured lenders and unsecured noteholders on a balance sheet restructuring of the

ABS and Chouest carry out first-ever remote DP/FMEA

Utilizing Edison Chouest Offshore’s Remote Monitoring Center (RMC), ABS has performed the first ever remote Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DP/FMEA) as part of completing the special survey of the machinery of Chouest’s

Hornbeck Offshore to file for Chapter 11

Covington, La., based Hornbeck Offshore Services (OTCQB:HOSS) plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. In a Form 8K dated March 31, the company reported that it and certain of its subsidiaries

OTC 2020 cancelled

The 2020 OTC event in Houston, which had originally been planned for early May, has now been cancelled. The next presentation of the event has now been set for May 3-6, 2021..

Restructuring will see Solstad Offshore shed 37 vessels

Skudeneshavn, Norway, headquartered Solstad Offshore ASA reported yesterday that a majority of its creditors — including secured lenders, leasing companies, industrial shareholders and key bondholders — have established a common plan to

ABS to class new series of jack-ups

ABS is to provide classification for a series of highly innovative Self-Elevating Drilling Units (SEDU) for Silver Eagle Global of Manama, Bahrain.The vessel construction will be based on the Levingston/MiNO Enhanced 430WC-4

Shearwater Geo enters deepwater OBS market with U.S. GoM award

Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS reports it has been awarded a major Ocean Bottom Seismic (OBS) deepwater ROV project by TGS and partner in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. This will be Shearwater’s

Keppel O&M completes fast-tracked FPSO project

Singapore’s Keppel Offshore & Marine reports that its Keppel Shipyard, has delivered a fast-tracked Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO) modification and upgrading project safely and on time. The FPSO Abigail-Joseph

OMSA presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Bob Alario

The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has announced the institution of the Robert J. Alario Distinguished Achievement Award. It is named after former OMSA Chairman and President Robert “Bob” Alario, who received