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  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Norwegian seabed seismic services player, Magseis, has seen red ink at the end of the second quarter 2016, on 53 percent revenue drop, but said it anticipates better days backed by the recently started Red Sea survey for Saudi Aramco. The Oslo-listed company has seen its revenue decline to USD 7.7 million from USD 16.6 […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Saipem’s 6th generation, semi-submersible, drilling rig Scarabeo 8 is now staying at Westcon’s yard in Olen, Norway.  The rig arrived at Westcon for classing activities and, according to Westcon, it will stay there until the end of the year. The semi-sub is under a contract with the Italian oil company Eni. In May this year, the […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Norwegian seabed seismic services player, Magseis, has managed to shrink its loss as the revenue increased by close to 220 per cent in the first quarter of 2016. The Oslo-listed company has seen its revenue climb to USD 18.1 million compared to USD 5.7 million same time last year. Increase in revenue is mainly a result […]

  • 27 April 2016

    Prosafe, an operator of semi-sub accommodation units known as flotels, has decided to scrap three of its oldest units, and to cold stack other units starting with the Safe Astoria. The company said on Wednesday that it would scrap its 1982-built Jasminia, the 1977-built Hibernia and Safe Britannia, built it 1980. Prosafe’s Safe Astoria was built in 1983, […]

  • 11 April 2016

    The Henry Goodrich drilling rig is on its way to where it spent years of its active drilling life, Canada. The image above, taken by ‎Morten Christiansen, shows the semi-submersible drilling unit being towed by the Maersk Detector anchor handling tug supply vessel. According to Christiansen, the image was taken on Sunday, April 10, 2016 as […]

  • 18 March 2016

    Prosafe’s offshore rig Safe Scandinavia has started its contract with Statoil at the Oseberg Øst installation, offshore Norway. The rig started mobilization to the offshore location on March 14 from the Westcon yard in Olen Norway, where it had been converted from an offshore accommodation rig into a Tender Support Vessel. Prosafe is responsible for the […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Proafe’s tender support vessel Safe Scandinavia has completed onshore acceptance testing and is now mobilizing to the Oseberg Øst installation in the North Sea to start drilling support operations for Statoil. The Safe Scandinavia was converted from a semi-submersible accommodation rig to a tender support vessel at the Westcon yard in Ølensvåg, Norway. The rig arrived at the yard for […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Subsea World News has gathered all the highlights to bring you a summarized version of the most popular articles from the previous month. In February, the industry was saddened by the death of a young diver from Karmoy, who reportedly ran out of air after getting stuck underwater during maintenance work on a platform at Westcon’s shipyard in […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Norwegian ocean bottom seismic specialist, Magseis, has reported net loss of USD 11 million or USD 0.37 per share in the fourth quarter 2015, compared to USD 4.1 million (0.15) net loss year-on-year, and net loss of USD 0.3 million during Q3 2015. The Oslo-listed company has seen its revenue drop to USD 5.5 million […]

  • 21 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (February 15 – February 21). Norway’s Statoil has reportedly given up on constructing a new platform to develop its Snorre 2040 project offshore Norway for a subsea solution which should cut costs, help improve recovery and extend the […]

  • 7 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (Febuary 01 – Febuary 07). A 22-year-old diver from Karmoy, Norway died on Friday after being critically injured during maintenance work underwater on a platform at Westcon’s shipyard in Ølensvåg. According to reports the diver ran out of […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    A 22-year-old diver from Karmoy, Norway died on Friday after being critically injured during maintenance work underwater on a platform at Westcon’s shipyard in Ølensvåg. Last Wednesday, the Norwegian media reported the diving-related incident when the seriously injured diver arrived at Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen. According to reports the diver ran out of air […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Norwegian geophysical contractor, Magseis, has reported net profit of USD 1.6 million or $0.06 basic earnings per share in the second quarter 2015, compared to net profit of USD 220K or $0.01 basic earnings per share during Q2 2014. The Oslo-listed company has seen its revenue almost flat at USD 16.6 million compared to USD […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe, the owner and operator of semi-submersible accommodation vessels, has informed that the conversion of the semi-submersible accommodation rig Safe Scandinavia into tender support vessel has experienced delays.  The rig is being converted at the Westcon yard in Ølensvåg, Norway. It arrived at Westcon in March 2015 and the initial plan was for the rig to be ready […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Norwegian geophysical contractor, Magseis, has reported net loss of USD 6.5 million or NOK -0.24 basic earnings per share in the first quarter 2015, compared to net loss of USD 3.9 million or NOK -0.21 basic earnings per share during Q4 2014. The Oslo-listed company has also seen its revenues drop at USD 5.7 million compared […]

  • 23 March 2015

    A semi-submersible accommodation rig arrived on Saturday morning, March 21, at the Westcon yard in Ølen, Norway. The ‘Safe Scandinavia’ flotel will now be converted into a Tender Support Vessel by Westcon. Once converted, the rig will support Statoil’s drilling operations at Oseberg Øst field in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. According to Westcon, the […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Statoil will increase the Oseberg Øst field recovery rate by means of a drilling campaign starting up in the summer of 2015. On Wednesday 2 July it was made public that Prosafe Offshore has been awarded a contract for the use of Safe Scandinavia in connection with this campaign. Support vessel Safe Scandinavia is currently […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday 2 July it was made public that Prosafe Offshore has been awarded a contract for the use of Safe Scandinavia in connection with this campaign. Support vessel Safe Scandinavia is currently a flotel, but it will be modified to enable it to store and treat drilling fluid and cuttings as the drilling operations […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    New South Wales’ ambitious infrastructure program is running at unprecedented levels as the government works to rebuild the State.  Funding for this program is primarily secured from the State Budget, which has been refocused to sustainably support the Government’s infrastructure commitments and improve frontline services, while maintaining NSW’s triple-A credit rating. The State-funded infrastructure program […]

  • 15 June 2014

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  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The Danish davit manufacturer Xervo will provide its top-quality lifeboats, Boat-In-A-Box, to several Maersk Drilling projects.

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Golden Energy Offshore has decided to expand their fleet to meet the increasing demand of ORO vessels and NOFO class requirements and will within the end of March reclassify and update the ship Energy Swan according to the 2009 regulations. Energy Swan is a PSV/ROV of ST-216 L design, built at Brattvaag Shipyard in 2005. […]

  • 14 February 2014

    Golden Energy Offshore has decided to expand their fleet to meet the increasing demand of ORO vessels and NOFO class requirements and will within the end of March reclassify and update the ship Energy Swan according to the 2009 regulations. Energy Swan is a PSV/ROV of ST-216 L design, built at Brattvaag Shipyard in 2005. […]