ABS, Daewoo to jointly develop LNG-fueled drillship

JULY 3, 2014—Leading classification society ABS, Houston, TX, has entered into a joint development project (JDP) with South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to develop the first Liquefied Natural Gas-fueled

Eastern delivers another OSV for HOS deepwater fleet

OCTOBER 23, 2013—One of the largest shipbuilders of offshore service vessels in the world, Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc., Panama City, FL, continues to launch and deliver new tonnage for the deepwater Gulf

ABS QE gains COS accreditation

OCTOBER 7, 2013 — ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. (ABS QE) has been accredited by the Center for Offshore Safety (COS) effective October 4, 2013 to conduct Safety and Environmental System Audits (SEMS).

Massive spar arrives in Gulf of Mexico

JUNE 19, 2013—Dockwise’s heavylift ship Mighty Servant I recently offloaded the 23,000-ton Lucius spar at Ingelside, TX, following a 7,700 nautical mile journey from Pori, Finland. Measuring 605 feet long and 110

BSEE investigates deadly platform fire in Gulf of Mexico

NOVEMBER 20, 2012—The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has begun an investigation into the explosion and fire aboard a production platform about 18 miles southeast of Grand Isle, LA, that

Bordelon Marine builds series of new PSVs

AUGUST 10, 2012—The first in a new series of DP-2 Platform Supply/Multi-Purpose Supply Vessels under construction for Bordelon Marine in Houma, LA, is expected to be delivered in January 2013. Called the

Petrobras reports on monthly oil & gas output

For the month of March, Brazil’s Petrobras combined oil and natural gas output in March for both in Brazil and abroad reached an average 2,599,969 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed).