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  • 4 April 2008

    She was known for taking to the skies, but this weekend Amelia Earhart will take to the seas. The Navy will christen the USS Amelia Earhart on Sunday at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego.

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reached an all-time high in container trade in July, moving 293,889 twenty-foot equivalent container units, a 19.2 percent increase over the previous year. “Improved confidence among U.S. retailers, newly added port customers, and shifting cargo from U.S. West to East Coast are all fueling the growing cargo volumes at Georgia’s […]

  • 29 July 2015

    Thanks to ocean planning, America’s first offshore wind farm started construction few days ago. The location of the Block Island project was informed by Rhode Island’s Special Area Management Plan (Ocean SAMP). The Ocean SAMP is a state-led ocean planning process that brought together the people of Rhode Island, from fishermen to sailors to conservationists […]

  • 31 January 2014

    Deepwater expenditure is expected to increase by 130%, compared to the preceding five-year period, totalling $260 billion (bn) from 2014 to 2018, with growth driven primarily by Africa and the Americas.   Douglas-Westwood (DW) has launched the 12th edition of its World Deepwater Market Forecast 2014-2018. Report author, Balwinder Rangi, says, “Africa and the Americas continue […]

  • 17 August 2012

    The commencement ceremony of the early start-up engineering of Lekki Deepwater Port Project in Nigeria was held on the scene of proposed port area of Lagos Free Trade Zone on July 17th, 2012. The value of contract for the port project is around USD 680 million and the construction duration is 42 months. In its […]

  • 28 July 2015

    LOC Houston has been named marine surveyor for America’s first 30 MW offshore wind farm offshore Block Island. This project will connect Block Island to the mainland grid for the first time, reducing island electric rates and diversifying Rhode Island’s power supply, while creating 300 local construction jobs. Andrew Hughes, LOC’s Vice President of Energy said: “This represents […]

  • 5 April 2016

    Carl Barbier, United States District Judge has approved a settlement between the U.S. and BP, over damages stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, under which BP is to pay approximately $20 billion in installments by 2031. The consent decree ordered by the judge addresses civil claims against BP arising from the Deepwater Horizon incident from April […]

  • 12 March 2010

    Transocean, USA, has announced that the newbuild ultra-deepwater drillship ‘Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2’, which is owned by a joint venture with Pacific Drilling, has commenced operations for Reliance Industries in India under a five-year drilling contract. The dynamically positioned ‘Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2’, one of 24 ultra-deepwater floaters in the Transocean fleet, includes the most advanced drilling […]

  • 24 October 2017

    Reduced spending for oil and gas exploration is limiting availability of quality deepwater assets for merger and acquisition (M&A) deals, according to a new report by IHS Markit, a UK-based provider of information, analytics and solutions. This lack of deepwater asset inventory is challenging E&P (exploration and production) operators who seek to acquire assets in order to […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The Helix Well Containment Group (HWCG) announces W&T Offshore, Inc. and Stone Energy Corporation have joined the organization, increasing its membership to 22 deepwater oil and gas operators. HWCG is a consortium of deepwater operators in the Gulf of Mexico who have come together with the common goal of quickly responding to a subsea spill […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Business & Finance

      COSL, an oilfield services provider in the offshore China market, announced today that its deepwater engineering survey vessel “HYSY708” was successfully delivered in Guangzhou. Mr. Cao Shujie, Vice President of COSL and representatives from the ship builder CSSC Guangzhou Huangpu Shipbuilding Company Limited attended the delivery ceremony. HYSY708 is one of the large-scale deepwater vessels COSL […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Rig UDW Inc. , a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that it has received a Letter of Award for its ultra deepwater drillship “Ocean Rig Skyros”, from a major oil company. The Letter of Award is for 5 wells or a minimum of 275 days contract for drilling offshore West Africa, with an estimated […]

  • 14 January 2013

    Block Island homeowners, Maggie and Michael Delia, have filed an objection to Deepwater Wind’s (DWW) request to have the Coastal Resource Management Council waive a $700,000 plus application fee to examine possible permits for Deepwater Wind’s proposed $260 million wind farm and cable project in Block Island waters. Deepwater Wind has proposed to build a […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Rig UDW Inc., a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, yesterday announced that it successfully took delivery of its newbuilding drillship, the Ocean Rig Skyros, on Friday, December 20, 2013. The drillship is currently mobilizing to offshore Angola to commence drilling operations with Total. The company owns and operates 11 offshore ultra deepwater […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Storage

    U.S. National Grid has submitted a proposal to the Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (DPUC) for construction of a transmission system to connect Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Offshore Wind Farm to the mainland via a subsea cable. In 2012, National Grid and Deepwater Wind were negotiating an option for Deepwater to build […]

  • 27 November 2018

    Impending cyclical cost inflation could raise break-even costs in an otherwise healthy deepwater industry, energy analytics company Wood Mackenzie said in its latest report.

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deepwater expenditure is expected to increase by 130%, compared to the preceding five-year period, totalling $260 billion (bn) from 2014 to 2018, with growth driven primarily by Africa and the Americas. As production from mature basins onshore and in shallow water declines, development of deepwater reserves has become increasingly vital. Robust oil prices support investment […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Today, on the 10 year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reflects on the tragedy and the decade of coastal restoration progress that has contributed to the state’s overall recovery.  On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion initiated an immense tragedy that took […]

  • 26 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Pride International, Inc. today announced that the company has dedicated and accepted delivery of the Deep Ocean Mendocino, the third new deepwater drillship to be added to the Pride International fleet, during a ceremony at the Samsung Heavy Industries Ltd. (SHI) shipyard in South Korea. The Mendocino is expected to mobilize to the U.S. Gulf […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the public comment period until Dec. 31, 2012 for those who want to submit comments on the Deepwater Wind proposal to construct five wind turbine generators and do other work off the southeast coast of Block Island, Rhode Island. The original 45-day comment period was scheduled to […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    DSM and Lankhorst Ropes cooperation delivers breakthrough technology for deepwater permanent moorings. DSM, producer of Dyneema, the world’s strongest fiber, has introduced DM20, a new fiber designed for the production of incredibly strong ropes that provide unrivalled strength, stiffness and durability. DM20 is an innovative fiber that completely redefines the capability of HMPE ropes and […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the public comment period until Dec. 31, 2012 for those who want to submit comments on the Deepwater Wind proposal to construct five wind turbine generators and do other work off the southeast coast of Block Island, Rhode Island. The original 45-day comment period was scheduled to […]