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Dear readers, in today’s list of the most read articles of this past week is an article of the arrival of the Pieter Schelte vessel to Rotterdam. 

To call it just a ‘vessel’ is an understatement. A platform installation / decommissioning and pipelaying vessel in one, it has been described as a twin-hull behemoth, a giant, the world’s largest vessel, largest catamaran, biggest offshore vessel, the world’s largest crane ship.

You also read about:  New regulations in the UK, under which introducing the measurement strategy for helicopter passengers travelling to and from offshore installations; Talisman Sinopec’s early termination of Archer Emerald modular rig contract; Moody’s gloomy prediction for oil & gas sector in 2015;  Maersk Oil delaying Greenland drilling, and crude oil price falling below $50 a barrel for the first time since May 2009.


1. Photo: Allseas’ Pieter Schelte finally in The Netherlands

2. Medics to measure offshore passengers’ size

3. Talisman Sinopec terminates ‘Archer Emerald’ contract (UK)


4. Moody’s: Challenging year ahead on stubbornly low oil price


5. Maersk postpones Greenland drilling


6. Crude oil falls below $50. Lowest since May 2009



Offshore Energy Today Staff

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