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  • 26 May 2015

    South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has recently delivered Ocean BlackLion ultra-deepwater drillship to Diamond Offshore Drilling. According to HHI, the drillship Ocean BlackLion is the 2000th ship HHI completed. Diamond Offshore has earlier signed drilling contracts for employment of the company’s drillships Ocean BlackRhino and Ocean BlackLion with Hess Corporation. Drillship Ocean BlackLion is […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Business developments & projects, Operations & Maintenance

    ST Engineering Halter Marine and Offshore, a company of ST Engineering North America, has installed a 215 mt NOV passive heave compensator on Diamond Offshore’s Ocean BlackLion drillship.

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Diamond Offshore Drilling has entered into term drilling contracts with Hess Corporation for employment of the company’s new-build drillships Ocean BlackRhino and Ocean BlackLion.  Once effective, the commitments for the two units are expected to generate combined total revenue to the company of approximately $1.02 billion and represent seven years of contract drilling backlog. The […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Diamond Offshore Drilling and Trelleborg have entered into a joint development agreement to develop, manufacture and market Helical Buoyancy riser technology developed by Diamond Offshore. The agreement will see Diamond Offshore work with Trelleborg on further application engineering, data acquisition, testing and development of Helical Buoyancy applications across the offshore drilling market. Reportedly, this riser buoyancy design […]

  • 3 August 2015

    Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.  today reported net income of $90 million versus to $90 million, in the second quarter of 2014. Revenues in the second quarter of 2015 were $634 million, compared to revenues of $692 million in the second quarter of 2014. “During the quarter, our second and third newbuild drillships, the Ocean BlackHornet […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) became the first shipyard in the world to build and deliver 2,000 ships.  Since its establishment in the early 1970s, HHI has left numerous footprints in the global shipbuilding industry, including the world’s first 1,000 ship delivery record in 2002 and the world’s first accumulated 100 million gross ton […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. has entered into a turnkey contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. for construction of a new ultra-deepwater drillship with delivery scheduled in the fourth quarter of 2014. Total cost, including commissioning, spares and project management, but excluding capitalized interest, is expected to be approximately $655 million. The new drillship, to […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., its subsidiary Diamond Offshore Drilling Limited, has entered into a turnkey contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. for construction of a new ultra-deepwater drillship with delivery scheduled in the fourth quarter of 2014. Total cost, including commissioning, spares and project management, but excluding capitalized interest, is expected to be approximately […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. yesterday announced that a subsidiary, Diamond Offshore Drilling Limited, has entered into a turnkey contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. for construction of a new ultra-deepwater drillship with delivery scheduled in the fourth quarter of 2014. Total cost, including commissioning, spares and project management, but excluding capitalized interest, is expected […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Drilling contractor Diamond Offshore Drilling and Trelleborg’s offshore operation have entered a Joint Development Agreement to develop, manufacture and market Helical Buoyancy riser technology developed by Diamond Offshore. According to a press release by Diamond Offshore, this patented riser buoyancy design reduces riser drag and mitigates Vortex-Induced Vibration in offshore applications and enables improved operational efficiency. […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Kenya’s fourth submarine cable, the Lower Indian Ocean Network (LION2), will go live in April, the CapitalNews noted. The cable was landed in Mombasa in December 2011 and is at this time waiting for connection, the Orange Kenya company informed. Company’s Chief Corporate Communications Officer said that the firm is performing work at the landing […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    France Telecom-Orange and the other members of the LION2 consortium – the Group’s subsidiaries Mauritius Telecom, Orange Madagascar and Telkom Kenya, as well as two other operators, Emtel Ltd and Société Réunionnaise du Radiotéléphone – celebrated in Mayotte today the launch of commercial services for the broadband submarine cable LION2. This cable provides the island […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Ciena® Corporation, the network specialist, announced its collaboration with the LION2 consortium on the recently inaugurated second phase of the LION (Lower Indian Ocean Network) submarine cable project in Africa. As part of the project, Ciena’s intelligent optical switching solution – already deployed and operational – helps deliver resilient broadband connectivity on the route between […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Kenya is ready for the fourth undersea fibre optic cable connection wich is scheduled to land in upcoming year. France Telecom, is spending 14 million euros to boost the “Lower Indian Network 2” (LION 2) submarine cable to the LION cable to Kenya via Mayotte. Along with the LION and LION2 cables, France Telecom will […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Finland-based Cinia Group signed up David Ross Group (DRG) to provide asset and capacity sales for C-Lion1, the new subsea fiber optic cable running under the Baltic Sea connecting Finland and Germany. The David Ross Group affiliate, United Cable Company (UCC), should provide Cinia with a presence outside of Europe and offer global connectivity solutions to new […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Finland’s Cinia and Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) have completed tests on the C-Lion1 submarine cable system demonstrating a record-breaking capacity of 18 Tbit/s of data per fiber pair. Finland gave a go-ahead for the C-Lion1 submarine data cable across the Baltic Sea in November 2014. The cable system is 1,172 kilometers in length and consists […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The communities of Bayfield, Lion’s Head, Port Elgin, Dyer’s Bay, Howdenvale, Meaford, Big Bay (North Keppel), White Cloud Island, Pembroke, and Silver Water in Ontario are welcoming important federal investments that will benefit their local harbor infrastructure. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Sean Casey, has announced that […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Finland’s Cinia Group informed that the laying project of the Cinia C-Lion1 cable system is now completed as the cable reached its destination in Rostock, Germany. Started in Helsinki on October 12, 2015, the project took three months. According to the company , the new connection is planned to be commercially available during spring 2016, following a […]

  • 20 July 2007

    As part of its Horizon 2010 strategy plan, in which the lion’s share of investment is in offshore oil and gas marine services, BOURBON has announced the intention of Grupo Boluda Corporacion Maritima to purchase the harbour towage activity of Les Abeilles.

  • 28 March 2014

    The 2014 munic­i­pal bud­get for the Bor­ough of Avalon was approved by a unan­i­mous 5–0 vote by the Avalon Bor­ough Coun­cil dur­ing its meet­ing on Wednes­day, March 26th. The new bud­get totals $24.8 mil­lion and sets the local pur­pose tax rate at 22.4 cents, which rep­re­sents a half cent increase from 2013. The bud­get main­tains […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Avalon Bor­ough Coun­cil voted unan­i­mously on Wednes­day evening, April 10th, to approve a new study that will exam­ine fea­si­bil­ity of a groin field and other pro­tec­tive mea­sures that would pro­vide greater resiliency for the Bor­ough during future coastal storm events. The res­o­lu­tion to award the con­tract for the study was approved by a unan­i­mous […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Divers have found one black box of the Lion Air flight JT610 that crashed into the Java Sea off Indonesia with 189 people on board. An airplane has two recorders, one that captures flight data, and another that records the pilot and co-pilot in the cockpit. The Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane, en-route to Pangkal Pinang from Jakarta, […]