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  • 10 November 2014
    Exploration & Production

    China’s CIMC Raffles last Friday held a keel laying ceremony for a new semi-submersible drilling rig, the Beacon Atlantic. This will be the ninth semi-submersible drilling rig built by CIMC Raffles. The ceremony was held at the company’s Yantai construction base. Beacon Atlantic is the 6th semisubmersible drilling rig of the GM design. Scheduled for […]

  • 16 January 2014

    Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Limited (CIMC Raffles), has secured an order from Beacon Holdings Group Ltd, to build one unit of harsh environment ice class semi-submersible drilling rig. The rig, to be named the Beacon Atlantic, is scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2016. In addition, the Owner has an option to build […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Exploration & Production

    China’s CIMC Raffles has launched the lower hull of the Beacon Atlantic semi-submersible drilling rig. As revealed in CIMC Raffles’ press release on Tuesday, the launching ceremony of Beacon Atlantic’s lower hull was held on Monday, October 12, 2015. The rig of GM4-D design is being built for Norway’s North Sea Rigs AS. Scheduled for delivery […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Beacon Holdings Group has ordered a harsh environment semi-submersible GM4-D rig from Yantai CIMC Raffles. They have also secured an option to build a second rig from the shipyard. The rig they have ordered has been given the name Beacon Atlantic, and planned delivery is the fourth quarter of 2016. Beacon Atlantic will be built […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Neptune Energy has hired the newly built Beacon Atlantic semi-submersible drilling rig for up to 16 wells offshore Norway.

  • 12 June 2019

    Deepsea Yantai, a newbuild semi-submersible drilling rig destined for operations in Norway, has been launched in China.

  • 27 March 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Odfjell Drilling will employ more than 200 personnel in Norway as two new semi-submersibles join the company’s fleet this year.

  • 6 December 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has received consent from the offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), for exploration drilling of two wells in the North Sea using the Deepsea Yantai drilling rig.

  • 6 May 2020
    Exploration & Production, Infrastructure, Regulation & policy, Safety

    Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has given its consent to Neptune Energy for exploration drilling in the North Sea using the Deepsea Yantai semi-submersible drilling rig.

  • 29 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders, Regulation & policy, Safety

    Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has given its consent to Neptune Energy for production drilling on the Gjøa field using the Deepsea Yantai semi-submersible drilling rig.

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Beacon Offshore Ltd. announced the appointment of Vergne Caldwell as Manager of its Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) division. Caldwell will manage a fleet of ROVs provided through Seatrepid of Louisiana USA. Initially the fleet will include the Sub-Atlantic Mohican, which is a compact and powerful ROV system with IMCA Class II capabilities. The Mohican and […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Despite a persistent southwest wind generating choppy seas past weekend, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock is making great progress in Carteret County. According to the county’s Shore Protection Office, GLDD dredge the Ellis Island has completed pumping sand in the eastward direction from the submerged pipeline landing in Beacon’s Reach. “We’re now pumping sand westward […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

      Tideland has been chosen to supply all the warning lights and buoys for the new DUSUP (Dubai Supply Authority) floating LNG re-gasification facility at the DP World Jebel Ali Terminal in Dubai. The facility will be protected by five special marker buoys, three fixed navigation beacons installed on the breakwaters and six beacons equipped […]

  • 15 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Russian Navy’s ensign – St. Andrew’s flag – was triumphantly hoisted on the autonomous deep-sea submersible Consul at JSC Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center, reported Russian Defense Ministry Press Service. Deputy defense minister Gen. Nikolai Makarov endorsed the submersible’s acceptance certificate in Sept 2011 after state trials. As was earlier planned, Consul submersible was commissioned by […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The US Coast Guard is continuing the search for four British sailors approximately 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. According to the latest media reports, USCG has disclosed two search areas, the south area located approximately 90 nautical miles to the west of the coast guard’s original search area, and the north […]

  • 28 July 2015

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper joined Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, the state’s congressional delegation and representatives of Deepwater Wind – the project developers – in celebrating an historic “steel in the water” milestone for America’s first commercial scale offshore wind […]

  • 22 August 2014

    The U.S. Coast Guard crews and Royal Bahamian Defence Force (RBDF) rescued more than 400 Haitians illegally migrating in three separate at sea interdictions in the span of 11 days. An aircrew aboard a Coast Guard C-130 aircraft from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater located a 40-foot sail freighter riding low west of Ragged Island, […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    UK-based Rovco has completed a subsea cable survey and inspection for the offshore renewables test site, Wave Hub. The inspection programme included the first commercial trial of Rovco’s 3D visualisation technology to create scaled, high resolution models of subsea infrastructure with millimetre accuracy. Rovco also delivered a detailed bathymetric survey utilising a multibeam echosounder (MBES), […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    MS Queen Elizabeth 2 Known popularly as (QE2) will be moved today to Drydocks World Dubai for undertaking classification checks prior to her renovation as a luxury floating hotel. Before her retirement to Dubai on 11th November 2008, the QE2 took regular cruises around the world as well as operating a scheduled liner service across […]

  • 17 January 2013

    MS Queen Elizabeth 2 Known popularly as (QE2) will be moved today, Jan. 17th, to Drydocks World Dubai for undertaking classification checks prior to her renovation as a luxury floating hotel. Before her retirement to Dubai, the QE2 carried 2.5 million passengers, sailed nearly six million miles and completed 806 trans-Atlantic crossings during 39 years […]

  • 9 October 2012

    The University of Delaware’s Kent Messer leads a research team that is conducting two studies at the Delaware coast to determine how people would react to offshore energy production and how that could impact the state’s economy. The first study was conducted at Cape Henlopen and Rehoboth Beach and involved students surveying beachgoers to see […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The University of Delaware’s Kent Messer leads a research team that is conducting two studies at the Delaware coast to determine how people would react to offshore energy production and how that could impact the state’s economy. The first study was conducted at Cape Henlopen and Rehoboth Beach and involved students surveying beachgoers to see […]