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Sapura Energy Says Brazilian JV Unaffected by Seadrill's Chapter 11 Filings

Feb 09, 2021

Malaysian offshore energy services firm Sapura Energy said that its Brazilian joint venture with Seadrill is not affected by Chapter 11 cases filed by several Seadrill subsidiaries operating in Asia. Sapura Energy said it was responding to media reports linking its Brazilian JV Sapura Navegacao Maritima to Chapter 11 cases unrelated to that particular joint venture.'[Sapura Energy] states the Chapter…

Euronav Sells and Leases Back VLCC Newton

Feb 23, 2021

Belgian tanker operator Euronav said Tuesday it had entered into a sale and leaseback agreement for the very large crude carrier Newton with China's Taiping & Sinopec Financial Leasing Ltd Co. The VLCC was sold for $36 million.'The transaction produced a capital gain of about $2…

Siem Offshore's Siem Barracuda Nets 100-Day Offshore Wind Deal in Asia

Feb 19, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore and Seaway 7, the renewables business unit of Subsea 7, have entered into a contract for an offshore wind project in the Far East. Siem Offshore said that the project will utilize the offshore construction vessel 'Siem Barracuda'…

Market Report: FPSOs ... Charting the Path Ahead

Feb 15, 2021

COVID-19 will continue to skew the floating production systems market for the coming 24 months, while buying power for a large portion of FPSO contracts will be centered in Brazil and Guyana/Suriname. These two areas are expected to account…

Strategic Marine Delivers Fast Crew Boat to Centus Marine

Feb 15, 2021

Shipbuilder Strategic Marine has delivered a Fast Crew Boat (FCB) to offshore support vessel owner Centus Marine.The 40-meter vessel, named Centus Eight, was built in Singapore. According to Strategic Marine, during the sea trials the vessel achieved a top speed in excess of 30 knots…

Shearwater in Two 3D Surveys Offshore Western Australia

Feb 11, 2021

Offshore seismic surveyor Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded two 3D surveys in offshore Western Australia.The three-month campaign, with an undisclosed client, comprises more than 3,200 square kilometers and is expected to start in the second quarter of 2021…

Petronas Launches Tender for 16 Offshore Support Vessels

Feb 08, 2021

Malaysia's state energy firm Petronas recently launched a tender for the construction of 16 offshore support vessels (OSV), The Edge Weekly reported on Saturday.The newspaper reported, citing sources, that the invitation to bid is for the first…

Abu Dhabi Ports, Allianz Marine form Offshore Logistics JV

Jan 28, 2021

Abu Dhabi Ports’ maritime arm SAFEEN has signed an agreement with offshore vessel owner Allianz Marine & Logistics Services (AMLS), to launch a new international provider of integrated maritime logistic services.'Operating under the title of…

Boskalis Charters Southern Ocean Offshore Vessel

Jan 19, 2021

Dutch marine services company Boskalis has chartered the construction support vessel the Southern Ocean.The vessel, jointly owned by Oceanteam and Bourbon, will start its work under the contract with Boskalis in February 2021. The contract is for a period of around two months…

Malaysia: Shell, Dayang Pen Accommodation Workboat Deal

Jan 13, 2021

Shell's Malaysian subsidiary Sarawak Shell Berhad has extended the contract with Malaysian offshore vessel owner Dayang Enterprise for the use of the Dayang Opal accommodation workboat.The value of the contract is based on work orders issued…

Sonardyne Suite for Dive Technologies’ AUV

Jan 12, 2021

Dive Technologies of Quincy, Mass., selected a suite of Sonardyne technologies for navigation, tracking and control of its large displacement DIVE-LD autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) program.Founded in 2018, Dive Technologies’ rapid development…

ZPMC Launches JSD 6000 Deepwater Heavy-lift Pipelay Vessel

Dec 28, 2020

China's ZPMC has launched the Ulstein-designed JSD 6000 deepwater heavy-lift pipelay vessel at its facilities at Qidong. According to information shared by Ulstein via social media, the JSD 6000 was launched Sunday, December 27. The dynamically-positioned ‘JSD 6000’ is will feature heavy lift…

MMA Offshore Wins Two Contracts for MMA Privilege Vessel

Dec 24, 2020

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has recently secured two new contracts for its Multi-Purpose Support Vessel the MMA Privilege.The first contract is for the provision of accommodation and walk-to-work services to support FPSO shutdown operations in Côte d'Ivoire…

Wison's FLNG Designs Get ABS AiP

Dec 24, 2020

Wison Offshore and Marine's standardized 1.3MTPA and 3.0MTPA floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) designs have received Approval in Principle from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).ABS Vice President, Global Gas Solutions, Patrick Janssens…

ONGC Taps Shearwater for Offshore Seismic Survey in India

Dec 21, 2020

Offshore seismic data acquisition services company Shearwater GeoServices has secured a 3D broadband marine seismic acquisition contract by ONGC in the Western Offshore India area. The project is scheduled to start in Q1 2021.The four-month campaign covers two areas totaling around 2…

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