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  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Prosafe, an owner and operator of semi-sub accommodation rigs, has agreed with Talisman Sinopec Energy UK to provide one of its units for operations in the UK North Sea.  Prosafe is providing its 2015-built Safe Boreas, for the entire firm period of over eight months plus options. According to the company, the Safe Boreas started […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe, world’s largest provider of flotels for the offshore oil and gas industry, has received confirmation from Mexico that the contract for its Safe Lancia unit will be suspended. Prosafe’s rigs in Mexico work under a contract with Cotemar, supporting the offshore oil and gas operations of the national oil company Pemex. To remind, the […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Keppel FELS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, is on track to deliver a fifth high-specification accommodation semi-submersible to Floatel International.  The semi, which is built to Keppel’s SSAUTM 5000NG design, was named Floatel Triumph during a ceremony held earlier on Friday. It will be chartered by INPEX Operations Australia for work in […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe, an owner and operator of semi-submersible accommodation vessels also known as flotels, has informed that Pemex will suspend a contract for one flotel, and it is also likely the company will suspend a contract for another flotel.  According to Prosafe’s statement on Monday, Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has been cutting spending in order to adjust the company’s […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe, the world’s largest provider of offshore accommodation rigs, has taken delivery of the new flotel. The flotel named Safe Notos, has been delivered to the company by the China-based Cosco shipyard. The Safe Notos, able to accommodate 500 workers, will be deployed on an eight-month firm contract with an undisclosed client in the UK […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe, the world’s largest provider of offshore accommodation units for the oil and gas industry, has posted a net loss of $6.8 million for the fourth quarter of 2015, down from $51 million profit for the fourth quarter of 2014. The company’s full year net profit was $85.6 million, down from a net profit $178.8 million […]

  • 27 January 2016

    Prosafe, the owner and operator of semi-submersible accommodation vessels, took delivery of Safe Zephyrus on Wednesday, January 27, 2016.  The Safe Zephyrus was built by Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard. The final delivery installment of the Safe Zephyrus has been reduced by $30 million. This represents a seller’s credit from Jurong Shipyard, to be repaid in a single payment […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe, an owner and operator of semi-sub accommodation vessels, has re-established the main tow for its flotel Safe Bristolia in the North Sea.  The tow line was re-established on Friday, January 8, 2016, and the Safe Bristolia has reassumed the tow at midnight. The Safe Bristolia was being relocated from England to Poland when the towing […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe, the owner of semi-submersible accommodation rigs, is still waiting for the weather to improve to re-attach its flotel Safe Bristolia to a tug vessel in order for it to continue its journey to Poland.  The Safe Bristolia was heading to Gdansk attached to an anchor handling tug vessel Sea Lynx when the heavy weather […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe will try to reinstate the tow for its flotel Safe Bristolia today after the towline snapped on Sunday leaving the flotel adrift in the UK North Sea.  The vessel was on its way from England to Poland when it broke loose due to the heavy weather. The flotel currently has 33 people on board. According […]

  • 8 October 2015

    Eni Norge AS has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) to extend the use of the Floatel Superior, an accommodation and construction support vessel, on the Goliat field, in the Barents Sea.  Namely, in April 2015, Eni received consent from the PSA to use the Floatel Superior as flotel on the Goliat field […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Chinese COSCO Nantong Shipyard has delivered a semi-submersible accommodation vessel to Atlantis Offshore Pte Ltd.  According to COSCO, the accommodation rig was named Atlantis. It will be chartered to Mexico oilfield services company Cotemar, S.A. de C.V., which will use it in connection with service contracts for the country’s state-owned oil company Pemex. The delivery documents […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Prosafe has signed a contract with Shell U.K. Limited (Shell) for the provision of the Regalia semi-submersible accommodation vessel at the Brent C platform in the UK sector of the North Sea. Prosafe says that the short duration contract starting in the second quarter of 2016 will provide Dynamically Positioned (DP) gangway connection for the […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Logitel Offshore, a provider of floating accommodation units known as flotels, has entered into an agreement with COSCO to delay deliveries of two flotels.  First flotel is being delayed for up to 12 months until October 2016 with the ability to take delivery earlier if required, Sevan Marine said in today’s press release. To remind, COSCO […]

  • 2 July 2015

    Axis Offshore, a Singapore-based owner of accommodation units for the offshore oil and gas industry, has informed today it will postpone the delivery of the Axis Nova unit. According to a statement by the company, the shipyard where the rig is being built, has agreed to postpone the delivery until July 15, 2016. In exchange, […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Norway’s Westcon Yard has informed that the Floatel Victory flotel will be arriving at its yard in Ølensvåg, Norway today, May 18, 2015.  The rig will take its place next to semi-sub Transocean Leader that arrived in February and flotel Safe Scandinavia that arrived in March for a conversion work into a tender support vessel. Floatel […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The global offshore accommodation market has seen significant growth over the past five years, with PoB requirements increasing by 27% between 2009 and 2014, Douglas Westwood, an energy industry intelligence group, writes in its “DW Monday” report. Although the recent oil price decline has negatively impacted the accommodation market to some extent, the affect thus […]

  • 17 February 2015

    China’s Cosco yard in Nantong has delivered an offshore accommodation rig to Teekay Offshore Partners. The news was first shared by Sevan Marine, a Norway-based company that designed the cylindrical flotel, named the ‘Arendal Spirit’. Sevan also added that the delivery triggers the payment of $10 million to Sevan Marine within six months from the date of […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Prosafe, the world’s largest owner of offshore accommodation rigs, known as flotels, has today reported its net profit for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $51 million. The profit was lower when compared to $59.7 million earned in the same period of 2013. Explaining the drop in profit, the company has said that the result […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Singapore’s Keppel FELS is on its way to deliver the fourth semi-submersible accommodation rig to Floatel International Ltd (Floatel) At a ceremony in Singapore, held on Saturday, January 31, the rig was named Floatel Endurance at the Keppel FELS yard. It will be deployed to work for Chevron in Western Australia in 2015 before proceeding to work […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    China’s COSCO Nantong shipyard has delivered a semi-submersible accommodation unit to a client in Mexico. According to the company, the rig, named Neptuno was recently delivered to Cotemar, a provider of offshore vessels to the oil and gas industry. As for the ‘Neptuno’, it measures 91 meters in length, 67 meters in breadth and 27.5 meters in […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Chinese offshore rig builder CIMC Raffles has today received an order to construct an offshore accommodation rig for C. Helios Limited The semi-submersible flotel of CIMC Raffles’ CR600 design will be able to accommodate 600 crewmembers. Since 2010, CIMC Raffles has delivered a total of nine deepwater semi-submersible rigs. Two of these are 100% in-house designed […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    ArcelorMittal’s heavy plate mill in Gijón (Asturias, Spain) will supply more than 5,000 tonnes of steel plates to help build a floating hotel for 700 people.     The huge residential complex is being built by the Spanish shipyard Navantia for the Mexican oil company Pemex, which will use the floating hotel to provide accommodation […]

  • 25 September 2014

    The industry is screaming for offshore accommodation capable of working in harsh conditions