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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, […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Navy released an updated Arctic Roadmap Feb. 24 to prepare naval forces over the next 15 years for operations in the Arctic Ocean. “This updated Navy Arctic Roadmap prepares the U.S. Navy to respond effectively to future contingencies, delineates the Navy’s Arctic leadership role within the Defense Department, and articulates the Navy’s support […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

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

  • 19 April 2010

    Polarcus Limited held the naming ceremony for the Company’s third and most sophisticated 3D seismic vessel yet, POLARCUS ASIMA. The ceremony was held at the Drydocks World – Dubai shipyard in the United Arab Emirates and was attended by over 200 local and international guests. POLARCUS ASIMA is a purpose-built 12 streamer 3D seismic vessel […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Polarcus Limited announces that the Company has signed a five year Bareboat Charter Party Agreement (BBCP) with OAO Sovcomflot (SCF) of Russia. Under the terms of the BBCP Sovcomflot will charter POLARCUS SELMA, inclusive of an 8 streamer seismic equipment package, from Polarcus at a rate of USD 69,500 per day. The BBCP, viewed by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Polarcus Limited announces that the Company has signed a five year Bareboat Charter Party Agreement (BBCP) with OAO Sovcomflot (SCF) of Russia. Under the terms of the BBCP Sovcomflot will charter POLARCUS SELMA, inclusive of an 8 streamer seismic equipment package, from Polarcus at a rate of USD 69,500 per day. The BBCP, viewed by […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      Polarcus Limited announces that the Company has signed a five year Bareboat Charter Party Agreement (BBCP) with OAO Sovcomflot (SCF) of Russia. Under the terms of the BBCP Sovcomflot will charter POLARCUS SELMA, inclusive of an 8 streamer seismic equipment package, from Polarcus at a rate of USD 69,500 per day. The BBCP, viewed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 January 2012

    Shell announced on its website that the Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) denied all petitions for review of Shell’s Noble Discoverer OCS air permits. As a result, Shell has, for the first time, usable air permits that will allow the Noble Discoverer to work in the Alaska OCS beginning in 2012. “Achieving usable permits from the […]

  • 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
    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 […]

  • 2 March 2014

    First Ultra Deepwater Drillship Delivered to Maersk Maersk Drilling has taken delivery of its first ultra deepwater drillship, Maersk Viking, from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South Korea. Maersk Viking has started its voyage to the US Gulf of Mexico where it will commence a three year contract with ExxonMobil. U.S. Navy […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

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

  • 19 September 2011

    Polarcus Limited announced that the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, has assumed the role of Guardian to the seismic vessel Vyacheslav Tikhonov, formerly POLARCUS SELMA, during a naming ceremony held last week in the Russian Black Sea city of Sochi. The ultra-modern seismic vessel Vyacheslav Tikhonov is on a five year Bareboat […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Polarcus Limited announced that the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, has assumed the role of Guardian to the seismic vessel Vyacheslav Tikhonov, formerly POLARCUS SELMA, during a naming ceremony held last week in the Russian Black Sea city of Sochi. The ultra-modern seismic vessel Vyacheslav Tikhonov is on a five year Bareboat […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      Polarcus Limited announced that the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, has assumed the role of Guardian to the seismic vessel Vyacheslav Tikhonov, formerly POLARCUS SELMA, during a naming ceremony held last week in the Russian Black Sea city of Sochi. The ultra-modern seismic vessel Vyacheslav Tikhonov is on a five year […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Polarcus Limited announced that Polarcus Selma Ltd, a member of the Polarcus Group, took delivery on 08 August 2011 of Polarcus Selma, the sixth 3D seismic vessel to date to join the Polarcus fleet. Polarcus Selma is the sister ship to Polarcus Samur, delivered to the Polarcus Group in March 2011. The vessel was built […]