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  • 20 May 2015

    Oil giant BP is moving its UK offshore workers to a three weeks on three weeks off rota starting in January.  BP’s current rota is two weeks on and three weeks off. According to BBC, the company said that the move to 3/3 rota was made for the “long-term sustainability of the business”. BBC quotes […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    YILDIRIM GROUP continued its expansion in shipping and port operations with the acquisition of RotaPort. YILPORT HOLDING, a subsidiary of YILDIRIM GROUP, acquired 100% shares in RotaPort, which has been operating in Korfez, Kocaeli since 1995 with the largest warehousing capacity in the region thanks to its general warehouses and grain and cement terminals. YILDIRIM […]

  • 25 February 2019

    Unite Scotland offshore members employed by Aker Solutions and Petrofac have voted for industrial action on the Elgin-Franklin, Shetland Gas Plant, North Alwyn, and Dunbar offshore platforms, protesting against the proposed rota changes from 2:3 to 3:3.

  • 20 September 2018

    Unite workers’ union has welcomed Shell’s decision this week to ditch the three-weeks-on/three-weeks-off rota shifts for its offshore workers in the UK North Sea. The union now hopes other North Sea operators will do the same.

  • 19 September 2018

    Shell UK is changing its offshore operating model in the UK North Sea, meaning its offshore workers will be spending two instead of three week periods offshore.

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    CNR International (UK) Limited has confirmed that it will shortly start a consultation process with its offshore employees in relation to a proposed change to North Sea offshore personnel rotation. The company is proposing to implement an equal time rota for all offshore staff and contract personnel which will comprise three weeks of offshore working […]

  • 30 September 2013

    Navantia and US Navy have signed a service contract of four destroyers who will be deployed during 2014 and 2015 in the Naval Base of Rota, as part of the BMDl, according to the agreement reached between both governments in 2011 and signed in 2012. The contract includes the maintenance of these units in the […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    McDermott International has secured a large contract award, defined as between $50 million and $250 million, by Petrobras for a natural gas pipeline project in support of the client’s Santos basin pre-salt field program. The contract covers the implementation of the ultra-shallow segment of the new Rota 3 gas export pipeline. The scope of work includes […]

  • 27 March 2015

    Proper risk assessments and consultation have not taken place and the new rotas will have an adverse impact on member’s safety, health and quality time, says GMB, UK’s general trade union. Members have voted overwhelmingly in consultative ballot to ask GMB Scotland Committee to give the go-ahead for an official ballot for strike action in […]

  • 17 February 2015

    GMB Scotland officers are to seek permission from GMB Scotland Regional Committee to move to ballot members covered by the Offshore Contractors Agreement over possible strike action following what they say are unilateral changes to working conditions. The union says that this follows lack of progress when GMB and Unite met with representatives of the […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    A huge increase in the size of wind turbines being installed and a move to installations in deeper water have led to the design and installation of huge subsea structures. One location for such installations is the Trianel Wind Farm Borkum West II, situated 45 km off the German coast. Its huge steel tripod bases […]

  • 30 July 2014

    A huge increase in the size of wind turbines being installed and a move to installations in deeper water have led to the design and installation of huge subsea structures. One location for such installations is the Trianel Wind Farm Borkum West II, situated 45 km off the German coast. Its huge steel tripod bases […]

  • 6 July 2018

    UK’s offshore worker’s union Unite has said that a series of strike actions on the North Sea oil and gas platforms operated by Total E&P will happen within the next month.

  • 23 July 2018

    Following reports earlier this months that Unite workers will begin a strike on Total’s UK North Sea platforms, this is exactly what’s happened.

  • 12 June 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Oil giant Chevron has decided to follow its UK North Sea peers when it comes to changing offshore workers’ shift patterns. The company is implementing three weeks offshore, three weeks onshore rotation. In a statement sent to Offshore Energy Today, Chevron said: “In order to be competitive for the long term in the North Sea, […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    McDermott has been awarded a large contract award by Petrobras for a natural gas pipeline project in support of the client’s Santos basin pre-salt field program.

  • 29 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Saipem has been awarded new E&C Offshore contracts in Brazil and Saudi Arabia, worth approximately $700 million

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Talisman Sinopec Energy UK is reportedly making a move to change the shift patterns for its offshore workers.  The idea is to move the North Sea workers, the majority of them have up until now been spending two weeks onshore and two weeks offshore, onto a three-week shift pattern. A Talisman spokeswoman said to STV: “Following a […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Saipem has been awarded new E&C Offshore contracts in Brazil and Saudi Arabia, worth approximately $700 million. In Brazil, Saipem has been awarded by Petrobras the EPCI contract for the gas export trunkline Rota Cabiúnas, situated in the Santos Basin Pre-Salt Region, approximately 300 kilometres off the coast of the State of São Paulo. The […]

  • 10 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Maroc Telecom begins implementation of a high speed fibre-optic submarine cable connecting Morocco and Spain. The cable known as ‘Loukkos’ should be available for service in March this year. Alcatel Submarine Networks and CanaLink are supplying the cable which will link Asilah in Morocco along with Rota in Spain. The cable value is USD 16 […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Equipment

    Docomo Pacific has completed the construction and end-to-end testing of the 183-mile Atisa submarine fiber optic cable system and the system is ready for service.  The cable connects Guam to the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI). The Atisa submarine cable, which began with the signing of a supply contract in February 2016, was recently brought […]

  • 24 May 2015

    Last week, oil giant BP has announced that it will be switching to 3 on, 3 off rota starting January next year. This was the most read article on Offshore Energy Today this past week.  Next up is a story about a worker who fell overboard from the Statoil-operated semi-submersible rig West Hercules offshore Canada. You […]