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New record-breaking contract for Boka Vanguard

Boskalis has secured a new record-breaking contract for its flagship heavy transport vessel, Boka Vanguard. The giant semi-submersible ship will transport a 91,000-tonne FPSO from China to Brasil. With the new contract, the Boka Vanguard is...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Total awards Bourbon logistics contract in Namibia

Total E&P Namibia has selected Bourbon Marine & Logistics to support a deep offshore exploration campaign in South Namibia in 2020. The contract is a welcome addition for the financially struggling company which recently suspended...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Media: Saipem and Subsea 7 consider merger

Saipem and Subsea 7 are considering to merge to weather the still difficult circumstances in the oil and gas services market. If the deal goes through, it would create the fourth-largest oilfield service company, after...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

TechnipFMC awarded new contracts by Woodside and Shell

PRESS RELEASE – TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant EPCI-contract by Woodside for the development of the Pyxis and Xena fields, located offshore North-West Australia.  TechnipFMC will design, manufacture, deliver and install subsea equipment including subsea...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

French banks want to buy troubled Bourbon

A group of French Banks have placed a takeover offer to buy the also French and insolvent OSV giant Bourbon. The financially troubled company this morning asked Euronext Paris to suspend the listing of its...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Subsea 7 acquires 4Subsea

PRESS RELEASE – Subsea 7 has acquired 4Subsea, a provider of technology and services that help operators maintain production from subsea oil and gas fields and offshore wind farms. 4Subsea will function autonomously within Subsea 7,...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Boskalis to build new oil terminal in Iraq

Boskalis has signed a contract with the Iraqi Ministry of Oil for the construction of a new oil terminal in the Middle Eastern country. The new facility is aimed at increasing the export capacity of...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Sleipnir’s mighty cranes require mighty parts

Pintsch Bubenzer has installed a new type of brake on the two 10,000-metric ton cranes of Heerema’s Sleipnir, the world’s new largest crane vessel. The manufacturer claims it provides 35% more torque than other brakes...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Baker Hughes sees LNG orders increase by 32%

General Electric’s oil field services provider Baker Hughes beat expectations for the second quarter thanks to strong growth in the LNG market. The company booked USD 6.6 billion in orders and recorded an operating income...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Pioneering Spirit removes another topside

The Pioneering Spirit has removed another platform topside. With a weight of 3,800 tons, the Valhall QP topside is the lightest one yet.  The Valhall QP platform removal is the first job for Allseas under a...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers