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More Than Two Dozen Missing after Ship Snaps in Two, Sinks Off Hong Kong

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More than two dozen crew on an engineering [reportedly an offshore wind] vessel [Fujing 001] with 30 people on board were missing after it snapped in two in waters off Hong Kong as tropical storm Chaba passed through, authorities said.Three crew members were rescued, and search and rescue operations were continuing for others about 300 km (200 miles) southwest of the city, the Hong Kong Government Flying Service said…

Ban on Russian Commodity Exports to Accelerate LNG Growth, Energy Transition - Wood Mackenzie report

Jun 16, 2022

War in Ukraine is transforming the outlook for the supply, demand and price of hydrocarbons and the pace and cost of the energy transition. While the precise timing and implementation of future bans on Russian commodity imports are difficult to predict…

Marine Design: New Offshore Support Vessel Range from Chartwell

Jun 15, 2022

U.K.-based Chartwell Marine is introducing its expanded range of offshore energy support vessel (OESV) designs ahead of Seawork 2022 this month.The new design range, spanning classes A to D outlined below, offers a foundation for the integration…

Workers on Shell's Prelude FLNG to Start 12-day Strike on Friday

Jun 09, 2022

Workers on Shell Plc's Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility off Western Australia are set to begin 12 days of industrial action on Friday over a pay fight, a union alliance said on Thursday.Shell did not comment on what impact…

Strategic Marine's New Fast Crew Boat Can Carry 80 Passengers

Jun 07, 2022

Singapore's Strategic Marine has announced its latest offshore fast crew boat, a 38-meter extra fast crew transfer catamaran vessel (FCTV).  'The new vessel has been designed in collaboration with One2Three naval architects in Sydney Australia…

Europe's Dash for Gas & FSRUs Puts Australia's LNG Import Plans at Risk

Jun 01, 2022

Europe's race to replace Russian gas supply has threatened Australia's plans for five gas import terminals as they compete for key infrastructure, raising the risk of a supply shortfall in Australia's populous southeast in the next two years…

Sapura Energy Sells Pipelayer to UAE-firm for $71.5M

May 31, 2022

Malaysian company Sapura Energy has agreed to sell its pipe-laying and crane vessel Sapura 3000 for $71.5 million to Safeen Feeder Company – Sole Proprietorship LLC, a company in the Abu Dhabi Ports Group of Companies.'The proposed asset disposal exercise is part of the Group’s reset plan…

LNG Prices Could Stay High for a Few Years, Woodside CEO Says

May 25, 2022

Woodside Energy Group, Australia's top independent natural gas producer, sees liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices staying high for a few years as the market adjusts to supply disruptions after sanctions on Russia for its Ukraine invasion.'With the invasion…

MEO Group Orders Five Crew Boats from Penguin

May 24, 2022

Singapore-based offshore vessel owner MEO Group has ordered five new crew boats, as part of a fleet rejuvenation programThe company ordered the vessels from Singapore's Penguin Shipyard International. Based on Penguin's proprietary Flex-42X and Flex-40X designs…

Ørsted, TSS Hold Naming Ceremony for First Asia-built SOV

May 17, 2022

Offshore wind developer Ørsted and Taiwanese vessel company Ta San Shang Marine Co. Ltd. held a ceremony in Taichung on Tuesday to christen and name the first-ever purpose-built Service Operation Vessel (SOV) 'TSS Pioneer' in the Asia-Pacific region…

Marco Polo Marine Wraps Buy of Taiwan-based PKR Offshore

May 06, 2022

Singapore-listed offshore services provider Marco Polo Marine has completed the acquisition of the offshore renewables service firm PKR Offshore.Marco Polo bought the Taiwan-based company through its 49% owned joint venture company, Oceanic Crown Offshore Marine Services Ltd…

Contract Extension for DOF's 'Skandi Africa'

May 06, 2022

Norwegian subsea services DOF Subsea has won a contract extension for its Skandi Africa subsea construction vessel.The new commitment will now run until February 2024 and will start in direct continuation with the current contract. DOF Subsea did not say who the client was…

Bardex Mooring Tensioning System Installed in GOM

Apr 28, 2022

BP’s latest floating production facility, ARGOS, has been successfully moored in the US Gulf of Mexico. The mooring tensioning system includes Bardex Corporation Chain Jacks used to haul in and tighten 12 lines of 171mm R4S top chain. Bardex…

U-Ming Marine Offshore Buys Two CTVs for Offshore Wind Market in Taiwan

Apr 26, 2022

U-Ming Marine Offshore Company Limited (UMO) has acquired two secondhand crew transfer vessels (CTVs) and completed their reflagging.The company, a joint venture between U-Ming Marine Transport Corporation and World Marine Offshore A/S, said the vessels…

First in Middle East: Aramco’s Survey Vessel Gets ABS' Infectious Disease Mitigation Notation

Apr 22, 2022

Aramco’s hydrographic survey vessel, KARAN 8, has become the first in the Middle East region and second worldwide to be awarded an ABS Infectious Disease Mitigation (IDM) notation.ABS' IDM-A notation is offered to vessels that meet the arrangement…

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More Than Two Dozen Missing after Ship Snaps in Two, Sinks Off Hong Kong

More Than Two Dozen Missing after Ship Snaps in Two, Sinks Off Hong Kong

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