Topic: North Sea

Coronavirus likely to spur decommissioning frenzy

With few profitable investment opportunities left as a result of the coronavirus, oil companies will likely increase their spending on decommissioning contracts. Global projects through 2024 could reach a value of 42 billion dollars, say...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Meriaura adds coaster to fleet

PRESS RELEASE – Meriaura Shipping has added a new ship to its fleet, the 4,450 dwt M/V Friendland. According to the company, the vessel has a favourable dead weight/volume ratio (7200 m3) and is, therefore,...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Jumbo wins decommissioning contract in North Sea

Jumbo has been awarded an offshore decommissioning project in the North Sea by TAQA Energy, involving the removal, transportation and disposal of three subsea protection domes and piles. The removal operation will take place in the...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

First floating wind turbine on the North Sea

The French offshore group Bourbon has installed the first floating wind turbine on the North Sea. The wind turbine was positioned at the Kincardine wind farm, fifteen kilometres off the coast of Aberdeen. This reports the...Read more
|Comment|author: Larissa van Heiningen

First decommissioning job for new Apollo

GeoSea, a subsidiary of Belgian dredging and marine engineering group company DEME, has taken delivery of the self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo, that was built in Croatia. In Flushing (Vlissingen) it has been mobilised for its...Read more
|Comment|author: Larissa van Heiningen