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  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Offshore helicopter operator Bristow has been awarded a contract with U.S.-based oil company Hess for medevac and search and rescue (SAR) services in the Gulf of Mexico. The company said on Wednesday that the contract was awarded to its subsidiary Bristow U.S. LLC. This is Bristow’s second contract in the Gulf of Mexico after being […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Offshore helicopter operator Bristow Norway started helicopter operations on three new five-year contracts out of Florø, Norway, on May 1, 2017, supporting Statoil, Engie E&P and A/S Norske Shell. On the same day, Bristow Norway also started a new five-year contract at its well-established base in Bergen, Norway, supporting Statoil, Bristow said on Tuesday. These […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    CHC Group has signed a new contract with Providence Resources to provide helicopter services in support of its exploration well program on the Druid/Drombeg prospect, offshore Ireland.  The prospect is located in Frontier Exploration License 2/14 of the southern Porcupine Basin, some 215 kilometers off the southwest coast of Ireland. The helicopter operator said on […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Exploration & Production

    A CHC helicopter that crash-landed last week on the Petrobras-operated Sevan Brasil drilling rig off Brazil has been removed from the helipad.  Following a “rough landing” by the helicopter owned by CHC’s Brazilian unit, BHS, a video emerged this week showing its landing on the rig’s helideck. The rig is located in the Santos Basin, in […]

  • 18 April 2017

    Bristow Helicopters has secured a new contract with Apache North Sea Limited to support its North Sea operations. The contract which has a five year primary term, with further extension options, will start on September 1, 2017. Aircraft types provided under the contract will comprise both the Sikorsky S-92 and Leonardo AW189. Alan Corbett, managing director […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Offshore helicopter transportation services provider CHC Group has been awarded a new contract with Faroe Petroleum to provide helicopter services during exploration drilling at the Brasse field in the North Sea. According to CHC, the operation will begin in summer 2017 using the Sikorsky S-92 helicopter which registered more than one million fleet hours of service […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    M/V Dina Polaris, Turkey’s first UT design multipurpose service vessel designed by Rolls-Royce and bullt by Besiktas, is now heading for the final sea trial before delivery to her Norwegian owners Myklebusthaug Management AS. The new UT 7521 Dina Polaris is 98.9 meters long with a beam of 21 meters and deadweight of approximately 6000 tons. […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bristow Group has been awarded a contract with Shell for medevac and search and rescue (SAR) services in the Gulf of Mexico. The contract has been awarded to the offshore helicopter transportation provider’s subsidiary, Bristow U.S. LLC, the company informed on Tuesday. “We are drawing on our years of experience of safely and efficiently operating […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Helicopter transportation services provider HNZ Group has secured a new, multi-year contract to provide helicopter services to support ExxonMobil Canada and Encana Corporation’s activities offshore Nova Scotia, Canada. The company said on Thursday it will supply two Sikorsky S-92 helicopters for a term of three years beginning late in the second quarter of 2017. “We […]

  • 22 December 2016

    Norwegian offshore workers’ unions have called for the ban on all Super Puma helicopter flights on the Norwegian Continental Shelf to stay upheld. While the flights are currently banned on all Airbus EC225 and AS332L2 helicopters in Norway after the crash of the CHC-owned helicopter in Turøy in April this year, there are fears that […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    CHC Group will provide helicopter services during Wintershall’s drilling program at the Maria Field in the Norwegian Sea. CHC said on Wednesday that the operation would begin in March 2017, flying from CHC’s base in Kristiansund using a Sikorsky S-92 helicopter. Wintershall’s drilling program is expected to last for an initial period of approximately 550 days. […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Infrastructure

    CHC Helicopter, a provider of offshore helicopters for offshore oil and gas industry, will provide three additional aircraft for Shell’s Prelude FLNG project. CHC Group said on Thursday that three new Sikorsky S-92 aircraft will be serving Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project from its base in Broome, Australia. According to CHC, these new […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Project & Tenders

    CHC Group will provide three new Sikorsky S-92 aircraft to serve Shell’s Prelude FLNG project from its base in Broome, Australia.

  • 6 December 2016

    Norwegian oil major Statoil will no longer be using Airbus’ Super Puma helicopters for its operations following a fatal helicopter accident in April this year.  Reuters reported on Tuesday that the oil company would not resume using the Super Puma helicopters even if the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority lifted the ban introduced on two types […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    A provider of helicopter transportation services HNZ Group has stepped into a joint venture (JV) with another helicopter services company, PHI Inc., to support a new contract with Inpex in Australia.  HNZ Group said on Thursday that the joint venture with PHI would provide offshore helicopter transportation services for the Inpex-led Ichthys LNG Project. The Ichthys […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Project & Tenders

    HNZ Group, a helicopter transportation services provider, said that it has entered into a joint venture with PHI to provide offshore helicopter transportation services for the Inpex-led Ichthys LNG project.

  • 28 November 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Debmarine Namibia’s new diamond exploration and sampling vessel, the mv SS Nujoma, has left the Port of Cape Town to start two week sea trials. The NAD 2.3 billion (USD 139 million) ship arrived in Cape Town from the Kleven Verft AS shipyard in Ulsteinvik in Norway in August and has been fitted out with the sampling […]

  • 14 September 2016

    Offshore helicopter operator CHC has conducted the first flight to the Statoil-operated Mariner field in the UK North Sea. The inaugural flight left Aberdeen Base this week heading to the Mariner B Floating Storage Unit, which recently arrived to the UK from South Korea. CHC will initially be operating one Sikorsky S-92 aircraft, to support […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Debmarine Namibia has taken delivery of its new diamond sampling and exploration vessel, the SS Nujoma, in Geirangerfjorden, Norway. The vessel, named after Namibia’s founding president, Dr. Sam Nujoma, was launched on January 9, 2016 at the Kleven Verft shipyard in Ulsteinvik in Norway. It will be finalized in Cape Town, where 2000 tons of equipment […]

  • 10 June 2016

    A CHC-operated helicopter had to make an emergency landing on a North Sea platform after experiencing an issue on Friday.  According to VG, a Norwegian language news website, the helicopter of the Sikorsky S-92 type landed on BP’s Ula platform located in the North Sea, offshore Norway. There were 16 people on board, two pilots and […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    German-based WIKING Helikopter Service has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for the delivery of two H145 helicopters in offshore configuration at the international aerospace exhibition ILA in Berlin. The H145s will become the first Airbus helicopters to join WIKING’s fleet. The company currently operates a fleet of Sikorsky and AgustaWestland aircraft. According to Airbus, delivery of the […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen-based helicopter operator Bristow Helicopters has informed that the company started flights for Petrofac in the Central North Sea (CNS). According to the helicopter operator, this is the first time its helicopters are flying Petrofac passengers to the CNS. The three-year contract that started in March has two additional one year options, Bristow added. Alan Corbett, […]

  • 4 February 2016

    Bristow Group has been ordered to keep all of its Sikorsky S-76C helicopters on the ground in Nigeria, following this week’s offshore helicopter ditching, 75 nautical miles offshore Lagos. To remind, Bristow on Wednesday said one of its helicopters of the Sikorsky S-76C++ type, was involved in a “controlled water landing,” near Lagos, while on its […]

  • 3 February 2016

    A Bristow Group-owned offshore helicopter carrying eleven people on board ditched in water near Lagos, Nigeria. Bristow said in a statement that nine passengers and a crew of two are all safe and accounted for. The incident happened around 10:25 a.m. local time on Wednesday, while the helicopter was returning on a routine crew change flight […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian oil company Statoil has awarded contracts to Bristow Norway for personnel transportation from Bergen and Florø starting on May 1, 2017. The contracts are valued at around NOK 1 billion ($115.4M) in the 5-year fixed period. In addition, the contracts include four yearly options. “The contract awards will strengthen the competitiveness of the Norwegian continental […]