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  • 16 June 2016
    Equipment

    French offshore vessel provider Bourbon has informed that a naming ceremony was held this week for its Arctic-ready anchor handler. The vessel named the Bourbon Arctic was named in Fosnavag, Norway on Wednesday in the presence of its Godmother Kristin Færøvik, CEO of Lundin Petroleum Norway. The vessel will now go to the Barents Sea, […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Equipment

    Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) this week oversaw testing of Shell’s proposed Arctic-ready capping stack system in Puget Sound, near Seattle, to ensure compliance with stringent Federal safety standards for oil and gas exploration on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf. To remind, Shell-operated, Arctic-bound Polar Pioneer drilling rig recently left Seattle. A key […]

  • 19 May 2015

    The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) met from 11 to 15 May 2015 at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Headquarters in London. At the meeting, the environmental (MARPOL) provisions of the Polar Code were adopted. With the earlier adoption of the safety (SOLAS) provisions in November 2014 and now the MARPOL provisions, the path is […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Rem Offshore ASA has entered into a newbuilding contract for one Offshore Construction Vessel at Vard.

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Troms Offshore Supply AS  has taken delivery of a new build no 817 at VARD Aukra shipyard in Norway. A naming ceremony was held in Bergen on Friday 31st January and the ship was named MV Troms Arcturus. Troms Arcturus is a clean design diesel electric PSV (Platform Supply Vessel), 94.5 metres long and 21 […]

  • 28 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Obama Administration’s continuing commitment to safe and responsible offshore energy exploration and development, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Alaska Region Director Mark Fesmire oversaw comprehensive testing of Shell’s proposed Arctic-ready capping stack system in Puget Sound this week, to ensure compliance with rigorous new standards established since the 2010 […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Shell’s $1 billion exploration program in the Shelburne Basin, about 250 kilometers off southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada, is being criticized by the environmentalists. The Canadian branch of international conservation organization World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has raised concerns about Shell Canada Ltd receiving the approval to drill in the Shelburne Basin, and being allowed 12 to 13 […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    An icebreaker which will support Shell’s drilling operations in the Chukchi Sea offshore Alaska, will be repaired in Portland, after suffering a damage to the hull while navigating through the Unalaska Bay. MSV Fennica, which is still in Unalaska according to AIS data, will transit to Portland for repairs before returning to Alaskan waters for […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Brian Salerno announced that BSEE Alaska Region Director Mark Fesmire this week oversaw testing of Shell’s proposed Arctic-ready capping stack system in Puget Sound to ensure compliance with stringent Federal safety standards for oil and gas exploration on the Arctic Outer Continental Shelf. A key piece of […]

  • 2 March 2015

    Eidesvik Offshore, a Norway-based owner of offshore support and construction ships has taken delivery of its biggest vessel to date. The 145 meters long Offshore Construction Vessel, Viking Neptune, was named at a ceremony in Stavanger, Norway, at 2 p.m. local time on Saturday, February 28, 2015. Around 250 guests attended the ceremony in the energy capital […]

  • 13 November 2012

    The UAE-based owner of seismic vessels, Polarcus Limited, today reported net profit of $21.1 million for the third quarter 2012, an increase compared to the $5.9 million earned in the same period 2011. The third quarter 2012 was the first time Polarcus operated its full fleet complement of eight vessels subsequent to the delivery of […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Polarcus Limited announced the release of its third quarter 2012 financial statements. The third quarter 2012 was the first time Polarcus operated its full fleet complement of eight vessels subsequent to the delivery of Polarcus Adira in June, enabling the Company to recognize a net profit of USD 21 million for the quarter. The third […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Three ULSTEIN developed designs were appointed as nominees for innovation awards in 2012, the ULSTEIN Windlifter, the Northern Light Drill Tower and the Polarcus Amani. The ULSTEIN Windlifter, developed by Dutch companies Ulstein Idea Equipment Solutions and Ulstein Sea of Solutions, is a turbine installation vessel suitable for single lift installations. Unlike jack-up units, the […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Three ULSTEIN developed designs were appointed as nominees for innovation awards in 2012, the ULSTEIN Windlifter, the Northern Light Drill Tower and the Polarcus Amani. The ULSTEIN Windlifter, developed by Dutch companies Ulstein Idea Equipment Solutions and Ulstein Sea of Solutions, is a turbine installation vessel suitable for single lift installations. Unlike jack-up units, the […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Three ULSTEIN developed designs were appointed as nominees for innovation awards in 2012, the ULSTEIN Windlifter, the Northern Light Drill Tower and the Polarcus Amani. The ULSTEIN Windlifter, developed by Dutch companies Ulstein Idea Equipment Solutions and Ulstein Sea of Solutions, is a turbine installation vessel suitable for single lift installations. Unlike jack-up units, the […]

  • 19 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Three ULSTEIN developed designs were appointed as nominees for innovation awards in 2012, the ULSTEIN Windlifter, the Northern Light Drill Tower and the Polarcus Amani. The ULSTEIN Windlifter, developed by Dutch companies Ulstein Idea Equipment Solutions and Ulstein Sea of Solutions, is a turbine installation vessel suitable for single lift installations. Unlike jack-up units, the […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Three ULSTEIN developed designs were appointed as nominees for innovation awards in 2012, the ULSTEIN Windlifter, the Northern Light Drill Tower and the Polarcus Amani. The ULSTEIN Windlifter, developed by Dutch companies Ulstein Idea Equipment Solutions and Ulstein Sea of Solutions, is a turbine installation vessel suitable for single lift installations. Unlike jack-up units, the […]

  • 28 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    As part of the Obama Administration’s continuing commitment to safe and responsible offshore energy exploration and development, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Alaska Region Director Mark Fesmire oversaw comprehensive testing of Shell’s proposed Arctic-ready capping stack system in Puget Sound this week, to ensure compliance with rigorous new standards established since the 2010 […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    ULSTEIN® delivered the high-tech seismic research vessel Polarcus Adira to marine geophysical company Polarcus. The vessel of the SX134 design is vessel number eight in Polarcus’ fleet of modern and advanced seismic vessels, all designed by ULSTEIN. “ULSTEIN set the standard with the punctual delivery of Polarcus Amani in March this year, and with the […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Polarcus Limited ( PLCS) announced that Polarcus Adira AS, a member of the Polarcus Group, took delivery today, 21 June 2012, of POLARCUS ADIRA, the eighth 3D seismic vessel to date to join the Polarcus fleet. The vessel was built at Ulstein Verft in Norway and following a short shakedown will commence operations on the […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Polarcus Limited took delivery today, 21 June 2012, of POLARCUS ADIRA, the eighth 3D seismic vessel to date to join the Polarcus fleet. The vessel was built at Ulstein Verft in Norway and following a short shakedown will commence operations on the previously announced charter for TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA (TGS). With the delivery of […]

  • 21 June 2012

    Polarcus Limited announces that Polarcus Adira AS, a member of the Polarcus Group, took delivery today, 21 June 2012, of POLARCUS ADIRA, the eighth 3D seismic vessel to date to join the Polarcus fleet. The vessel was built at Ulstein Verft in Norway and following a short shakedown will commence operations on the previously announced […]

  • 12 June 2012

    The seismic vessel Polarcus Amani, designed and constructed by ULSTEIN, is one out of three vessels nominated for Ship of the Year 2012. The ship was delivered in March this year, while her sister vessel will be delivered later this month. “To be nominated, the ship must be delivered during 2012, but the degree of […]

  • 30 March 2012

      ULSTEIN delivered the next generation seismic research vessel Polarcus Amani to marine geophysical company Polarcus on 29 March 2012. The vessel is of the SX134 design from ULSTEIN, and is vessel number seven in Polarcus’ fleet of some of the most modern and advanced seismic vessels in the world; all with the X-BOW® hull […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Polarcus Limited announcde that Polarcus Amani AS, a member of the Polarcus Group, took delivery today, 29 March 2012, of POLARCUS AMANI, the seventh 3D seismic vessel to date to join the Polarcus fleet. The vessel was built at Ulstein Verft in Norway and following a short shakedown will commence the previously announced charter for […]