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  • 7 December 2012

    Westcon Group, a Norwegian company specializing  in building and upgrading ships and offshore rigs, has signed a letter of intent to buy all shares in the shipyard STX Norway Florø and the design company STX Norway Design Florø. Westcon Group said on it website that the company wishes to broaden the company’s activities in the […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe has filed a counter-appeal against Westcon in the TSV Safe Scandinavia conversion court case. 

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Westcon, a provider of products and services to offshore rigs, ships and subsea modules, has been awarded a contract from Subsea 7 to deliver equipment to be used on the Martin Linge field, in the Norwegian North Sea.  With a basis in Westcon’s facilities in Floro, the company has been awarded a contract from Subsea 7 […]

  • 19 April 2018

    Norwegian Westcon Yards has filed an appeal against a court judgement in a dispute with Prosafe related to the conversion of the tender support vessel (TSV) Safe Scandinavia.

  • 23 January 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe expects to see an end of its dispute with Westcon in March.

  • 28 August 2013

    When Scarabeo 8 is to change its BOP this fall, Port of Tromsø and Westcon will perform the job. The latter knows the rig especially well. It was completed at Westcon Yard in Olen, and rig manager Malvin Eide looks forward to the reunion. When Scarabeo 8 arrives to the Port of Tromsø this fall, […]

  • 8 March 2018

    Prosafe has won a court case against Westcon related to cost overruns for the conversion of the Safe Scandinavia unit. 

  • 29 August 2013

    When Scarabeo 8 is to change its BOP this fall, Port of Tromsø and Westcon will perform the job. The latter knows the rig especially well. It was completed at Westcon Yard in Olen, and rig manager Malvin Eide looks forward to the reunion.  When Scarabeo 8 arrives to the Port of Tromsø this fall, […]

  • 19 June 2012

    An Norwegian company Westcon Power & Automation has opened a new sales offices in Singapore to strengthen the local business in the South East Asia area. The new office in Singapore reflects the company’s market strategy and gives it a better chance for business grow in this region. The Singapore office is located in Penjuru Tech […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Westcon has been awarded a contract from Subsea 7 to deliver equipment to be used on the Martin Linge field. With a basis in Westcon’s facilities in Floro, the company has been contracted by Subsea 7 to produce three Riser Baser with associated protection structures, to be used on the Martin Linge field, which is operated […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Exploration & Production

    A diver died on Friday following an incident that happened on Wednesday, January 27, at the Westcon Olen rig yard in Norway. According to Westcon, which did not provide too many details on the accident, the incident happened on Wednesday morning at the yard, and was related to diving work. An earlier release from Westcon reveals the work […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Westcon has been given the contract of modifying the flotel Safe Scandinavia to a support vessel for drilling operations.

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Westcon Løfteteknikk will Statoil employees within cranes and lifting operations under a long term contract. Statoil has chosen Westcon Løfteteknikk as its supplier of a training program for Statoil employees within crane and lifting operations. The contract starts in mid-April and last for three years with an option for additionally two years (1+1).Westcon Løfteteknikk, which […]

  • 27 March 2013

      Westcon Yard in Norway last week celebrated an important milestone for the company. The yard in Olen welcomed West Alpha, its rig project number 100. At the arrival of West Alpha, the rig project number 100 for Westcon Yard, rig manager Malvin Eide reports of still good capacity at the yard. He finds the […]

  • 20 June 2014

    The health condition for the worker who was injured in an accident at Westcon Yard in Olen has improved, Westcon said in a press release.

  • 16 March 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Ocean Rig’s semi-submersible drilling rig Leiv Eiriksson arrived at Westcon Yards in Ølen, Norway, last night, before starting a drilling contract with Lundin.  Westcon was hired by the offshore drilling contractor Ocean Rig to prepare the rig for the contract with the oil and gas company. The contract with Lundin is for a minimum of 3 wells […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The board of directors in Westcon Group has appointed Arne Birkeland as the new Group CEO. He has held the position as deputy group CEO in Westcon Group since September 2012. He previously held executive positions in Aker Kværner and Wärtsilä. He immediately steps up as Group CEO in Westcon. “Westcon has become a large […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The board of directors in Westcon Group has appointed Arne Birkeland as the new Group CEO. Arne Birkeland has held the position as deputy group CEO in Westcon Group since September 2012. He previously held executive positions in Aker Kværner and Wärtsilä. He immediately steps up as Group CEO in Westcon. “Westcon has become a […]

  • 10 June 2014

    The world’s largest jack-up rig has arrived at Westcon Yards in Olen, Norway. The Maersk Drilling-owned Maersk Intrepid rig, recently built in Singapore by Keppel, arrived at the Westcon yard yesterday. The rig has sailed from Singapore with the heavy lift vessel Hawk. With a leg length of 206.8 meters Maersk Intrepid is the world’s […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Westcon Power & Automation has signed a frame agreement with Dolphin Drilling related to inspection and maintenance of Ex-equipment on board of three drilling rigs. Westcon Power & Automation has signed a frame agreement with Dolphin Drilling AS for the use of the Westcon IRM Ex system on board of three of Dolphin Drilling’s drilling […]

  • 6 May 2013

    Technip officially named its latest new state-of-the art pipelay vessel on Friday at Florø, Norway. During the ceremony held at Westcon’s Yard, the Deep Energy was named by the vessel’s godmother, Patricia Pilenko, wife of Thierry Pilenko, Technip’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Technip, Westcon and their suppliers have worked in close cooperation since the […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Eidesvik Offshore, a Norway-based supply, subsea, seismic and cable-laying shipping company, has chosen Westcon Power & Automation to deliver the energy storage system for their multi-purpose offshore vessel Viking Energy. According to Westcon, an offshore and maritime industry products, services and solutions provider, the system should reduce fuel consumption by 15-20 percent. Eidesvik Offshore announced a few […]