Most popular articles of the week, May 5 – 11, 2013

Most popular articles of the week, May 5 - 11, 2013

Chinese ships crash into Vietnamese vessels amid offshore rig dispute

Chinese ships crash into Vietnamese vessels amid offshore rig dispute

Vietnamese government claims that China has deployed as many as 80 ships, including seven military vessels, and even aircraft to the area in the South China Sea where CNOOC has deployed its semi-submersible drilling rig  HD-981.

China ‘surprised and shocked’ by Vietnam actions against its drilling rig

China ‘surprised and shocked’ by Vietnam actions against its drilling rig

China has asked Vietnam to put a stop to its efforts to prevent CNOOC from carrying out drilling operation in the South China Sea.

 

 

 

Petrobras approves contracts for 23 offshore vessels

Petrobras approves contracts for 23 offshore vessels

On Friday (May 2), the Petrobras Executive Committee approved contracts for twenty-three vessels to support its offshore activities.

OTC 2014: SBM Offshore reveals Stones field FPSO model

OTC 2014: SBM Offshore reveals Stones field FPSO model

Dutch company SBM Offshore, one of the largest providers of floating production units in the world, has revealed a model of the FPSO to be deployed in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

 

 

TGS faces criminal charges

TGS faces criminal charges

Økokrim, the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime, presented a criminal charge against the Norwegian seismic survey specialist TGS.

OTC 2014: Boskalis starts study on new ultra large HTV

OTC 2014: Boskalis starts study on new ultra large HTV

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston (USA) that it has started a study into a new ultra large V-class Heavy Marine Transport Vessel.

 

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