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  • 25 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fairmount Marine’s tug Fairmount Glacier has successfully assisted in the refloating of Greek owned bulk carrier Akiba which was grounded offshore Maputo, Mozambique. The salvage operation was conducted by Greek salvage company Five Oceans Salvage under a Lloyd’s Open Form. When contracted the Fairmount Glacier was mobilized from Cape Town, South Africa. Upon arrival offshore […]

  • 24 June 2014

    In the last 40 years, ice loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet increased four-fold contributing to one-quarter of global sea level rise, research by scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the University of Oregon reveals. The research has been undertaken so as to shed new light on the connection between the ocean and […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Super tug Fairmount Glacier has delivered rig Falcon 100 safely offshore Pointe-Noire, Congo. The rig was towed from Rio de Janeiro via the South Atlantic Ocean over a distance of over 3.400 miles.  The Falcon 100 is a 1974 build semi submersible drilling rig, owned by US based Transocean and capable to drill to a […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    A UK-based oilfield specialist Glacier Energy Services today confirms the acquisition of Aberdeen-based Ross Offshore in a multi-million pound deal, further extending its onsite specialist technical support offering to the energy industry. The purchase sees Glacier Energy Services establish an offshore division headquarters at Ross Offshore’s modern facility at Peterseat Drive in Aberdeen. Following the […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tug Fairmount Glacier has towed pipelay-vessel Castoro Sei to Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from where the vessel will start her seasonal activities on the North Sea. The Fairmount Glacier hooked-up with Castoro Sei in Genoa, Italy. The Castoro Sei is a 28,000 ton DWT 152 meters long semi-submersible pipelay-vessel operated by Italian Saipem. For her towage […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Super tug Fairmount Glacier has delivered rig Falcon 100 safely offshore Pointe-Noire, Congo. The rig was towed from Rio de Janeiro via the South Atlantic Ocean over a distance of over 3.400 miles. The Falcon 100 is a 1974 build semi submersible drilling rig, owned by US based Transocean and capable to drill to a depth of 7.620 […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Glacier Energy Services confirmed its fifth acquisition with the multi-million pound purchase of Professional Testing Services (PTS), the provider of non-destructive testing and inspection services to the oil and gas and offshore renewable sectors. Headquartered in Aberdeen, Glacier’s Offshore division provides specialist technical services in support of inspection, repair and maintenance activities on existing assets, […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Glacier Energy Services has confirmed its fifth acquisition with the multi-million pound purchase of Professional Testing Services (PTS), the provider of non-destructive testing and inspection services to the oil and gas and offshore renewable sectors. Headquartered in Aberdeen, Glacier’s Offshore division provides specialist technical services in support of inspection, repair and maintenance activities on existing […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Glacier Energy Services has confirmed its fifth acquisition with the multi-million pound purchase of Professional Testing Services (PTS), the provider of non-destructive testing and inspection services to the oil and gas and offshore renewable sectors. Headquartered in Aberdeen, Glacier’s Offshore division provides specialist technical services in support of inspection, repair and maintenance activities on existing […]

  • 18 January 2011

    Federal scientists are recommending rules that could restrict cruise ship visits to Alaska’s Hubbard Glacier, the longest tidewater glacier in North America, because of the threat they pose to harbor seals, a marine mammal important to Native Alaskan subsistence hunters in nearby Yakutat.

  • 29 April 2013
    Equipment

    International oilfield specialist Glacier Energy Services today formally opened the north-east base of its Wellclad business in Boldon – creating up to 22 new jobs in an investment worth more than £325,000 – as part of a major growth plan. Jarrow MP Stephen Hepburn met workers as he opened the office and workshop premises at […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tug Fairmount Glacier has safely delivered bulk carrier Cassiopeia Star in the port of Las Palmas, Canary Islands. The bulker was picked up during bad weather on the mid-Atlantic where she was drifting with main engine problems. Fairmount Glacier was contracted by Tsavliris Salvage to assist. After steaming at full speed for 1,720 miles the […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    International oilfield specialist Glacier Energy Services formally opened the north-east base of its Wellclad business in Boldon – creating up to 22 new jobs in an investment worth more than £325,000 – as part of a major growth plan. Jarrow MP Stephen Hepburn met workers as he opened the office and workshop premises at Burford […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Fairmount Marine, a Dutch marine contractor for ocean towage and heavy lift transportation, announces that its powerful tug Fairmount Glacier has successfully assisted the new build semi submergible drilling rig Scarbeo 9 sailing around Cape of Good Hope. For this operation Fairmount was contracted by Saipem Energies directly after the successful installation of  the Usan […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    International oilfield specialist Glacier Energy Services’ Offshore division has opened its first international base, in Singapore, investing £250,000 to set up office, workshop and warehouse facilities to support ongoing growth across the Asia-Pacific region. Glacier is targeting a turnover of £3million in year one of operations in the Asia-Pacific, and is embarking on a recruitment […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    An underwater robotic vehicle will go on an Arctic research mission deemed too dangerous for humans in a bid to help scientists understand the true extent of melting from Arctic glaciers. A team from the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban, led by oceanographer Prof Mark Inall, will deploy a small autonomous underwater […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    As the oilfield services companies across the world have been forced to lay off workers due to oil majors cutting capital investments amid falling oil prices, any news on new job openings in the sector is welcome. Glacier Energy Services has said it needs workforce for its heat exchanger business based across its workshop and […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Tug Fairmount Glacier has towed pipelay vessel Castoro Sei to Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from where the vessel will start her seasonal activities on the North Sea. The Fairmount Glacier hooked-up with Castoro Sei in Genoa, Italy. The Castoro Sei is a 28,000 ton DWT 152 meters long semi-submersible pipelay vessel operated by Italian Saipem. For […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Glacier Energy Services is expanding its industrial facilities in Scotland in support of ongoing growth in the energy sector, investing £1million and creating an initial 10 jobs with the opening of a new workshop and warehouse facility at Dalgety Bay, Fife. The oilfield service provider has moved into a 15,000 sq ft facility at Dalgety […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Fairmount Marine’s powerful tug Fairmount Glacier has successfully assisted the new build semi submergible drilling rig Scarbeo 9 sailing around Cape of Good Hope. For this operation Fairmount was contracted by Saipem Energies directly after the successful installation of the floating, production, storage and offloading unit Usan offshore Nigeria. Fairmount Glacier was contracted to sail […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    NASA’s Oceans Melting Greenland (OMG) field campaign is gathering data that will help scientists both to understand how the oceans are joining with the atmosphere in melting the vast ice sheet and to predict the extent and timing of the resulting sea level rise. This summer, a refitted fishing boat is mapping the seafloor around […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      Fairmount Marine’s powerful tug Fairmount Glacier has successfully assisted in the installation of the floating production storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Usan, offshore Nigeria. For this operation Fairmount was contracted by Saipem Energies, which needed a 200 ton bollard pull tug for this job. FPSO Usan is one of the largest of its kind: […]