Archive for the ‘Drill ships’ Category

Aco Marine: Flat packed Clarimar retrofitted to Stena Don

Aco Marine: Flat packed Clarimar retrofitted to Stena Don
The “Stena Don” Aco Marine: Flat packed Clarimar retrofitted to Stena Don FLAT-PACK CLARIMAR SOLUTION OFFERS EASY ACCESS FOR DAMEN SHIPREPAIR DURING STENA DON REFIT ACO Marine has completed the installation and commissioning of a ClarimarMF-10 wastewater treatment plant supplied to Damen...
July 23rd, 2019 | Drill ships, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations

The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations
John Faraclas The BDI@2,064; a cause for CC …err Cautious Celebrations The BDI gained 53 points earlier on today and it’s only 173 points apart from that of the end of December 2013 when it stood at 2,247 (2,247 – 2,064= 173) Geopolitics? Well only the 12 Greek Gods know what’s next… Best one...
July 17th, 2019 | Charity, Clubs, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, EEZ, Energy, European Union, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Organisations, Politics and Government, Technical, Technology | Read More

Stena Drilling and DNV GL sign contract for first Cyber Secure class notation

Stena Drilling and DNV GL sign contract for first Cyber Secure class notation
Signing ceremony of the Cyber Secure notation for Stena Drilling’s Stena IceMAX drillship (from left to right): Henning Stokke (Fleet Responsible, DNV GL), Eirik Reinertsen (CCO, Stena Drilling), Erik Rønsberg (CEO, Stena Drilling), Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen (CEO, DNV GL – Maritime), Torgeir Sterri (Regional...
June 4th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Drill ships, Regulatory | Read More

Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020

Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020
Mark Prendergast Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020 Mark Prendergast, Chief Executive Officer of Harris Pye Engineering Group, a Joulon company has announced that he is to retire on 30 May 2020. The Harris Pye Engineering Group, global specialists in the provision...
May 23rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Company Profiles, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Gas, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Supply ships, Technical | Read More

Wärtsilä: Reduce Opex and Become Greener

Wärtsilä: Reduce Opex and Become Greener
.. The oil & gas industry was plunged into turmoil when the oil price crashed in 2014. To get back on track, the industry has been forced to transform. It has been forced to figure out new ways of working and apply new solutions to remain profitable while oil price fluctuates. The question that...
November 30th, 2018 | Accountancy, Drill ships, Environment, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

FUGRO begins marine site investigation at the Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm

FUGRO begins marine site investigation at the Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm
Fugro Pioneer Fugro has commenced a marine site characterisation programme at Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm, in German waters of the Baltic Sea. Under a contract worth over €10 million, Fugro will undertake a UXO survey to clear the investigation sites, followed by a geotechnical seabed...
September 14th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO secures E&P support contracts in Trinidad and Gulf of Mexico

FUGRO secures E&P support contracts in Trinidad and Gulf of Mexico
With specialised geophysical, geotechnical and drill support services, Fugro is supporting BHP’s exploration and production operations in Trinidad and the Gulf of Mexico Fugro has won three contracts with BHP Petroleum (Deepwater) Inc., which see the company delivering a range of specialist services...
September 6th, 2018 | Drill ships, Energy | Read More

Decommissioning JV named Maersk Decom

Decommissioning JV named Maersk Decom
With the senior management team now in place and interest growing from potential customers, today the decommissioning joint venture reaches a new milestone with the launch of its new name. “Maersk Decom may be a new company, but it is built on the track Maersk Laser and Giant record that both parent...
June 29th, 2018 | Drill ships, Energy | Read More

Wilhelmsen enables significant stacking, preservation and reactivation cost savings

Wilhelmsen enables significant stacking, preservation and reactivation cost savings
Pål-Arne Aam, Business Manager, Offshore, WSS. Launching their Offshore Preservation & Re-Activation Manual, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) urge offshore industry players to take a second look at the cost of chemicals and necessary man-hours incurred by using third party service companies, when...
May 11th, 2018 | Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Stena Drilling Ltd. receives first DNV GL MPD class notation

Stena Drilling Ltd. receives first DNV GL MPD class notation
Stena Carron is the first drillship to receive the notation Drill(MPD) from DNV GL. Høvik, 13 April 2018: DNV GL has revised its classification rules for Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) systems and introduced two new class notations DRILL(MPD) and DRILL(MPD READY). Stena Drilling Ltd. (SDL) is the...
April 13th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Drill ships, Energy, News | Read More

Maersk Drilling and Maersk Supply Service establish joint venture decommissioning company

Maersk Drilling and Maersk Supply Service establish joint venture decommissioning company
… A 50:50 joint venture (JV) between Maersk Drilling and Maersk Supply Service will leverage the companies’ heritage of over 50 years of safe and efficient operations to provide decommissioning services to oil and gas operators. After decades of production, an increasing amount of offshore oil...
April 12th, 2018 | Drill ships, Energy | Read More

FUGRO returns to Hollandse Kust wind farm for marine site characterisation control

FUGRO returns to Hollandse Kust wind farm for marine site characterisation control
Fugro Synergy  – Fugro’s specialised support for the offshore wind industry includes state-of-the-art geotechnical drilling vessel, Fugro Synergy, and innovative technology to reduce operational costs and ensure high quality seabed data. Fugro is set to commence a site characterisation programme...
April 3rd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Energy, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä and Maersk Drilling create a joint 25-year strategy for thruster services…

Wärtsilä and Maersk Drilling create a joint 25-year strategy for thruster services…
Maersk Drilling Wärtsilä and Maersk Drilling create a joint 25-year strategy for thruster services to increase uptime and reduce costs Wärtsilä Corporation, 20 February 2018 at 10.30 a.m. EET The technology group Wärtsilä and the global drilling contractor Maersk Drilling have joined forces...
February 20th, 2018 | Drill ships, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

FUGRO’S rig positioning services reduce mobilisation time for Statoil

FUGRO’S rig positioning services reduce mobilisation time for Statoil
All Statoil operated rigs on the Norwegian continental shelf and associated vessels will benefit from Fugro’s rig positioning services under a new long-term contract Fugro has won a long-term contract for the provision of rig positioning services to Statoil Petroleum AS. The contract includes positioning...
February 2nd, 2018 | Drill ships, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO wins Ørsted contracts for site investigations at…

FUGRO wins Ørsted contracts for site investigations at…
The Fugro Explorer Fugro has been awarded contracts by Ørsted to undertake geotechnical investigations at two large-scale offshore wind development sites. Ørsted is pursuing the development of these two new projects – Bay State Wind, located 15 miles off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts...
December 1st, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Maritime Cyprus 2017: Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the third day

Maritime Cyprus 2017: Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the third day
.. Shipping Heavyweights congregate in Limassol for Maritime Cyprus 2017  Highlights from speeches and panel sessions on the third day of the conference  Today’s deliberations commenced with an address delivered by the Mayor of Limassol, Mr. Nicos Nicolaides, on the theme “Limassol as a maritime...
October 11th, 2017 | Drill ships, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Tankers | Read More

Rowan/Maersk Drilling merger to make $5.65 billion fleet

A rumour emerged in the market at the beginning of this week that Rowan Cos is in talks to acquire Maersk Drilling. Senior Offshore Analyst, Charlie Hockless, has provided some comments and data on the possible acquisition: Should the takeover of Maersk’s drilling arm by Houston based Rowan go ahead,...
September 27th, 2017 | Drill ships, Energy | Read More

Offshore rig market must drill deeper to achieve a lasting turnaround, says MSI

Offshore rig market must drill deeper to achieve a lasting turnaround, says MSI
MSI’s James Frew Analyst begins quarterly sector coverage by contrasting recent market optimism with the impact of rig utilisation rates on near-term earnings London, June 6, 2017. Maritime Strategies International (MSI), a leading independent research and consultancy, has forecast a challenging...
June 6th, 2017 | Drill ships, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Paragon Offshore’s logistics base in Abu Dhabi completed with GAC’s support

Paragon Offshore’s logistics base in Abu Dhabi completed with GAC’s support
Oil and gas spares and supplies at Paragon Offshore’s newly established logistics support base at Mina Zayed port. Abu Dhabi, UAE, 5 May 2017 – GAC Abu Dhabi has completed the preparation, construction and relocation of a logistics base dedicated to supporting Paragon Offshore’s operations. The...
May 5th, 2017 | Drill ships, Energy, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Supply ships | Read More

Wärtsilä to optimise performance and uptime of four Songa Offshore drilling rigs

Wärtsilä to optimise performance and uptime of four Songa Offshore drilling rigs
Songa Encourage is one of the four drilling rigs covered by the new services agreement between Wärtsilä and Songa Offshore. Wärtsilä Corporation, 14 March 2017 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a five-year technical management and services agreement with Songa Offshore...
March 14th, 2017 | Drill ships, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Hempel simplifies offshore asset maintenance with new coating range

Hempel simplifies offshore asset maintenance with new coating range
.. Two new coatings, Hempadur Quattro XO 17820 and 17870, are being introduced to increase the service life and reduce on-station maintenance requirements of offshore assets by leading worldwide coatings supplier Hempel. The new high-performance pure epoxy uni-primers presented today (9 January), combine...
January 9th, 2017 | Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Shell Netherlands president-director opens Rotterdam’s Offshore Experience

Shell Netherlands president-director opens Rotterdam’s Offshore Experience
From the opening of the Offshore Experience with Marjan van loon of Shell Nederland at centre stage Marjan van Loon, President-Director of Shell Netherlands, officially opened the Offshore Experience exhibition at the Maritime Museum in Rotterdam on Friday, 16 December. Over fifty leading companies...
December 16th, 2016 | Associations, Drill ships, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Supply ships | Read More

Norsafe concerned at spate of LSA drill accidents

Norsafe concerned at spate of LSA drill accidents
Norsafe, global leader in lifeboat design, manufacture, and training, is concerned about recent spate of lifeboat drill accidents which have seriously injured or even led to fatalities among crew. A report in April 2016 by academics at the Seafarers International Research Centre found that tight vessel...
October 20th, 2016 | Drill ships, Energy, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Make your voice heard at All-Energy 2017!

Make your voice heard at All-Energy 2017!
Crowded aisle All-Energy 2016 The annual Call for Papers for the UK’s largest conference devoted to renewable and low carbon energy solutions has been published. It appears both in a launch newsletter just hitting thousands of desks in hard copy and pdf formats, and online at www.all-energy.co.uk The...
September 29th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Supply ships | Read More

HARRIS PYE to the rescue for damaged hull repair

HARRIS PYE to the rescue for damaged hull repair
Chris David Timing is all-important when repairs to a busy drillship are the order of the day. When Pacific International Drilling West Africa’s (PIDWAL) drillship Pacific Bora suffered damage to the starboard aft hull off the coast of Nigeria, PIDWAL called for assistance from the Harris Pye Engineering...
August 8th, 2016 | Drill ships, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More