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  • 6 January 2016

    Debmarine Namibia’s diamond sampling and exploration vessel will be launched from the slipway at Kleven Verft in Ulsteinvik on Saturday January 09, 2016. Specialised for deep water mineral exploration, the vessel, of MT 6022 design, is scheduled to be delivered from the yard in June 2016. Upon delivery from Kleven the vessel will sail to South […]

  • 5 November 2015

    Fugro has taken delivery of the new ROV support vessel (RSV) Fugro Aquarius, built in Brazil. The new DP-2 diesel-electric vessel is 83 meters in length with a deck area of 520 square meters and accommodation for 60 people. Permanently equipped with two Fugro-built 150HP work class ROVs, Fugro Aquarius is capable of operating in […]

  • 5 November 2015

    Fugro has taken delivery of the new ROV support vessel (RSV) Fugro Aquarius. According to the Dutch marine company, the Fugro Aquarius is the most advanced vessel of the type built in Brazil. The new DP-2 diesel-electric vessel is 83 metres is length with a deck area of 520 square metres and accommodation for 60 […]

  • 24 August 2015

    Nigeria’s Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) announced that the flight recorders, known as black boxes, to the Sikorsky 76 helicopter that crashed into the lagoon in Oworonshoki area of Lagos, Nigeria on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 had been recovered. The Sikorsky 76 helicopter marked 5N-BGD and operated by Bristow Helicopters was believed to have departed SEDCO oil […]

  • 17 August 2015

    Bristow Helicopters (Nigeria) Limited Friday confirmed that it was conducting an enhanced inspection review of its S-76 fleet in the wake of last week’s helicopter accident that took the lives of six people.  According to Bristow, the company has resumed flying those aircraft that have been inspected with the full endorsement of the regulatory authorities. Bristow’s Regional Director […]

  • 13 August 2015

    At least four people were killed in an offshore helicopter accident in Nigeria on Wednesday, Reuters has reported, citing Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority. The helicopter, operated by Bristow Group, was returning from an offshore drilling rig. According to Bristow, the incident happened around 3.30 p.m. local time while the aircraft, a Sikorsky S-76C+, was on […]

  • 15 June 2015

    Sikorsky, a manufacturer of helicopters for, inter alia, offshore oil and gas industry, could be sold or spun off from its parent company United Technologies Corp. In a statement issued today, United Technologies said it will pursue the separation of the Sikorsky Aircraft business from United Technologies, subject to final Board approval. This announcement follows a […]

  • 26 January 2015

    HNZ Group Inc. has been awarded a contract by Shell Canada Energy (“Shell”) to provide offshore personnel and cargo transport, medevac and search and rescue services from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The services will be delivered by HNZ’s subsidiary Canadian Helicopters Ltd, which has provided emergency medical services support to Nova Scotia’s Emergency Health Services […]

  • 4 November 2014

    Limerick, Ireland-based helicopter financier, Waypoint Leasing, has reached an agreement with First Reserve, the largest global private equity and infrastructure investment firm exclusively focused on energy, to acquire a portfolio of 31 in-demand, new technology helicopters. According to a press release by Waypoint, the portfolio includes 18 AgustaWestland AW139s, 11 Sikorsky S-92s and two Sikorsky S76C++ […]

  • 14 October 2014

    A helicopter carrying offshore crew has returned to its base in Aberdeen from a platform in the North Sea after its passenger doors would not open.    According to Evening Express, a daily local newspaper serving the city of Aberdeen in Scotland, a CHC-operated Sikorsky S-92 helicopter has returned to its Aberdeen base from the Brae Alpha […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Bristow Group Inc., the provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, has announced that since the beginning of calendar year 2014, it has secured several renewal and new multi-year contracts for oil and gas and search and rescue operations (SAR). The announcement was made in advance of the Johnson Rice Energy Conference. These contracts […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Bristow Group Inc., a provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, has announced today that it has appointed Chet Akiri to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Development, New Ventures and Strategy Officer. As of September 2, 2014, Akiri will lead the company’s corporate development efforts, including new business incubation, venture […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has received a contract from A/S Norske Shell and its partners in PL706 for 3D EM data acquisition in the Barents Sea. The survey will start in July and has an expected duration of approximately 10 days using the vessel BOA Thalassa. The vessel of the MT 6007 design is one […]

  • 9 July 2014

    On 23 August 2013, a Super Puma L2 helicopter, owned by CHC, on its way from the Borgsten Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig, was on approach to Sumburgh Airport when it crashed. Four passengers were killed. That was the fifth accident in four years involving a helicopter carrying oil and gas industry personnel to and from […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Boa Offshore has announced that EMGS ASA has declared the second of the originally 3 x 12 months options for the vessel S/V Boa Galatea as per charter deal signed 12.03.2007. The vessel will now remain with EMGS on a  firm contract up to 17th of July 2016, with an option to extend for another year. The Boa Galatea […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Statoil (U.K.) Limited has Awarded the Helicopter Transportation Contract for the Mariner Field to CHC Helicopter in the UK.

  • 6 June 2014

    Bristow Group Inc., a provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, announced today that John Briscoe has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective June 9, 2014. Briscoe has an extensive background in senior financial leadership positions, most recently as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Weatherford […]

  • 21 May 2014

    Seven Waves, a ‘flex-lay’ pipe laying vessel, is the latest addition to the Subsea 7 fleet. The vessel is designed and built by IHC Merwede, whilst the pipe-laying equipment and cranes were developed and installed by Huisman. It will initially be used in the Brazilian territorial waters to support the development of significant oil fields […]

  • 5 May 2014

    Norwegian oil giant Statoil has awarded CHC Helicopters Canada Inc. a contract to provide vital helicopter transportation to Statoil’s new exploration rig in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Newfoundland. The 18-month contract calls for CHC Canada to operate two Sikorsky S-92 aircraft on behalf of Statoil. The helicopters will fly between their home […]

  • 4 May 2014

    Aker Solutions divides into two     Aker Solutions will split into two companies to speed up a streamlining process that will reduce costs and better position all parts of the group to meet the needs of customers in an increasingly competitive global energy industry. Sunken Perro Negro 6 rig to be salvaged by March […]

  • 28 April 2014

    Bristow Group, which operates the largest fleet of commercial helicopters in the world for offshore transport to oil and gas platforms, will appear for the first time at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2014. Visitors to Bristow’s air-conditioned booth #917 will have a first-time glimpse of the newest Sikorsky aircraft, the advanced technology S-76D™ helicopter, […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Subsea construction vessel, Olympic Boa, was named at Kleven Verft on Saturday 29th 2014. Vessel godmother was Iren Bjerkan, married to Helge Røraas, President and Chief Executive Officer at BOA marine services, who has chartered the vessel for the next three years plus options. The charter will begin during the second quarter of 2014 upon […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Human Capital, Operations & Maintenance

    Maersk Training is about to launch two new offshore emergency courses, the OPITO Helideck Emergency Response Team Member Training and the OPITO 6 Day Combined Helideck and Team Member Training. These two OPITO Accredited courses will kick start this month at the company’s training centre in the North-East of Scotland and be delivered using a […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Training’s cutting-edge helicopter and helideck simulators to support new lifelike offshore emergency trainings

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Canada-based Robert Allan Ltd. was selected by Teekay Shipping (Canada) Ltd. to provide the contract engineering package for the conversion of the M/V Navion Clipper from a shuttle tanker into a Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) unit. Teekay Offshore Partners LLP, a subsidiary of Teekay Corporation, was awarded a contract in 2013 to supply an […]