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LNG to FSU Conversion Completed at Sembcorp

Nov 10, 2020

Ship managers Synergy Group converted a 1992-built, 126,000 cubic meters capacity Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carrier into a Floating Storage Unit (FSU). The conversion was performed at Sembcorp Marine’s Admiralty Yard in Singapore.Synergy will manage, maintain and operate the FSU, which has a projected lifespan of 15 years. It will be deployed in Myanmar where it will be manned by a Synergy crew of 25 seafarers…

Small Scale FSRU: Think Smarter Not Bigger

Oct 15, 2019

The global search for lower carbon forms of energy and demand for cost-effective ways to serve power demand in emerging markets and remote locations is driving interest in floating storage and regasification units (FSRU).FSRUs are a faster and…

MAN Cryo to Supply LNG Fuel-Gas System

Sep 11, 2019

MAN Energy Solutions said that its marine LNG fuel-gas-system manufacturer MAN Cryo has been contracted to supply an LNG fuel-gas supply system for Norwegian shipowner, Egil Ulvan Rederi newbuild.According to MAN,  the LNG fuel-gas system will…

Høglund to Supply FGSS for Hurtigruten

Mar 20, 2019

Høglund, the marine solutions and system integration company, has been awarded a contract to deliver biogas-ready fuel-gas supply systems (FGSS) for six Hurtigruten passenger ship retrofits.Høglund will work together with HB Hunte Engineering…

FSRU Enters Qatar Drydock for Maintenance

Jan 22, 2019

A floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) owned by U.S. based Excelerate Energy will undergo drydocking, maintenance and upgrades at the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard in Qatar, prior to its deployment in Bangladesh.The drydocking of FSRU Excelerate…

BW Offshore Recycling FSO Belokamenka

Dec 10, 2018

The provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry BW Offshore has signed an agreement to dispose of the FSO Belokamenka for recycling in compliance with the Hong Kong Convention.The Oslo-listed company said in a press…

Stena Drilling Rig Gets an Engine Overhaul

Oct 29, 2018

The first phase of a new diesel engine maintenance and service program has been completed for vessels owned by international drilling contractors Stena Drilling, power specialist Royston said.Work on the Wartsila 16v25 No.3 generator on board…

Sembcorp Marine, Teekay Offshore Pact on Petrojarl Varg FPSO

Oct 22, 2018

Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine,  has signed an agreement with Varg L.L.C., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teekay Offshore Partners L.P., for engineering, procurement and construction works related to the modification…

LNG Investment Set to Grow

Oct 18, 2018

Following years in the pricing doldrums, LNG is hot again, with business prospects for floating production and regasification looking strong through 2023. We talk to Jim McCaul of International Maritime Associates (IMA) for his insights, as…

Hurricane FPSO Leaves Dubai After Upgrade, Shetlands First Oil Seen in H1

Oct 15, 2018

The Aoka Mizu floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel ordered by Hurricane Energy has left Dubai following a series of upgrades, the company said, another milestone for the group as it seeks to extract so-called fractured basement oil in Britain…

Jack-up Completes Major Crane Refit

Aug 09, 2018

Brave Tern, the 132-meter jack-up operated by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, has completed a major crane refit at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam.The main operation was the insertion of a 20-meter section into the main boom of the 800-tonne crane, allowing it to reach a height of 120 meters…

Refit for Jack-up at Damen Verolme Rotterdam

May 29, 2018

Damen Verolme Rotterdam (DVR)  completed a refit project on the MPI Enterprise, a 120-metre, self-elevating, DP2, wind turbine installation vessel owned and operated by MPI Offshore, part of the Vroon Group.  The works included the installation of spudcans on her four-legged jacking system…

FPSO at Jubilee Oil Field to Close for Fix

May 21, 2018

The production vessel at Tullow's flagship Jubilee oilfield off Ghana's west coast will shut down next week for 21 days while it undergoes repairs, the country's power utilities said on Monday.The planned shutdown next Monday of the Kwame Nkrumah production vessel…

New Water Booster Pumps for Polvo FPSO

May 17, 2018

As part of the life extension project for the Polvo Floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, operator BW Offshore has contracted Norwegian based liquid handling and pump specialist PG Flow Solutions to supply new water booster pumps…

L.A.T.C Marine to Install Two Ampelmann Systems

May 01, 2018

Ampelmann has secured two contracts with vessel owner L.A.T.C Marine Limited, on behalf of ExxonMobil, for the supply of two L-type gangway systems, offshore Nigeria. Following successful sea trials of the L-type gangway system, the integrated solution was approved for operations…

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