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  • 25 March 2016

    Four people were arrested and more than 5.5 tons of cocaine sank after a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel was detected in the Eastern Pacific Ocean on March 2, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said. The authorities estimated that the cocaine was valued at some USD 194 million. During counter-narcotics operations in the area, a P-3 Long Range Tracker detected the […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seadrill Limited announced yesterday that it has entered into an agreement with Seadrill Partners (Seadrill Partners) pursuant to which the Company will sell to Seadrill Operating LP, the Company’s 70% owned subsidiary (Seadrill Operating), all of the ownership interests in the entities that own and operate the semi-submersible drilling rig, the West Leo (Leo Dropdown), […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Prosafe has agreed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with COSCO (Qidong) Offshore Co. Ltd. for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction of two semi-submersible accommodation vessels, with options for four further units. The vessels will be the most advanced and flexible units for worldwide operations excluding Norway, and will be ready for operations in 2016. The […]

  • 23 September 2015

    The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection interdicted approximately 15,000 pounds (around 7.5 tons) of cocaine and detained four suspects from a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico on August 31. The seized contraband is worth an estimated USD 227 million. After the suspected smugglers […]

  • 23 September 2015

    The U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Customs and Border Protection interdicted approximately 15,000 pounds (around 7.5 tons) of cocaine and detained four suspects from a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico on August 31. The seized contraband is worth an estimated USD 227 million. After the suspected smugglers […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    China’s COSCO Shipping Company Limited (COSCOL) placed an order for a new heavy lift and transportation vessel.

  • 10 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) announced the Company’s new build 50,000DWT semi-submersible vessel FORTE has departed the quayside and begun a series of tests and sea trials off the coast of China. The sea trials will be under the supervision of Det Norske Veritas (DNV), the vessel’s Classification Society. Willem Out, COO of Fairstar, commented […]

  • 5 February 2014

    Amedeo Resources plc confirms that Jiangsu Yangzijiang Offshore Engineering Co. Ltd. (YZJ Offshore) has been contracted to build two semi-submersible drilling platforms for Primepoint Drilling. In addition, an option on two additional semi-submersibles has also been agreed subject to conditions precedent. The total value of the contract and options is approximately $1.7 billion. Delivery of such […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The self-propelled semi-submersible vessel WISH WAY sailed out from Tianjin’s shipyard after the completion of conversion work for aft float case. The vessel is a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel. For each aft float case, it is 10m in length, 6.8m in breadth and 11m in height, and the totally weight is approximately 218 tons including the pipelines, […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has taken delivery of the FORTE. The closing documentation has been completed to the satisfaction of Fairstar’s bankers, classification society and the Dutch Flag State. Fairstar has drawn down on the USD 247 million facility led by ING Bank and effected all outstanding payments due to Guangzhou Shipbuilding International (GSI) […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Transocean has been awarded new contracts for its drilling rigs for work offshore Norway, Australia, and Canada.

  • 3 October 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Stena Drilling has decided to remove the Stena Clyde drilling rig from active service and retire the rig from its fleet. 

  • 1 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Marine Assets Corporation (MAC Offshore) has announced the successful launching of the CSS OLYMPIA at the Liya Pingtan Shipyard, a yard under the management of Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding in Fujian Province, the People’s Republic of China. During a speech given at the launching ceremony, MAC CEO, Robin Reeves, announced the recent signing of contracts for […]

  • 15 March 2011

    Lift Emotion BV has commissioned and handed over the marine elevators on the West Pegasus formerly know Oban B of Sea dragon offshore. The New Owner Sea drill will use this newest generation semisubmersible rigs in the gulf of Mexico. Lift Emotion BV uses a gearless traction driven elevator without an external machine room. The […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Brazilian oil company Petrobras has informed that works on its P-55 platform have been completed. The production platform will today undergo stability tests, and after that, it will sail away to Roncador field in the Campos Basin. With 52 000 tonnes, P-55 is the largest semi-submersible platform built in Brazil. It will start production in […]

  • 25 January 2013

    Check out this video in which Harris Pye installs new ROV deck on Seadrill’s semi submersible rig West Aquarius. Harris Pye is a rapidly expanding global organisation specialising in the provision of repairs, upgrades and conversions to the marine, offshore oil and gas and associated onshore industrial sectors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7q8MP4ecY4   [mappress] January 25, 2013

  • 26 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. announces that the keel for the 50,000DWT semi-submersible vessel FINESSE was laid into the dry dock facility in Qidong, China where Guangzhou Shipbuilding International (GSI) in constructing both the FORTE and the FINESSE for Fairstar. Willem Out, Fairstar’s Chief Operating Officer, commented from Qidong: “With the FORTE now floating at […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje on September 19 floated off the world’s largest semi-submersible which will serve as a central processing facility (CPF) for the Ichthys LNG Project offshore Western Australia. Once completed, the CPF will be towed 5,600 kilometers to the Ichthys Field in the Browse Basin where it will be permanently moored […]

  • 20 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) announces today that its newbuild Semi-Submersible Heavy Transport Vessel FORTE has successfully completed sea-trials in China. The sea-trials, that has been performed under the supervision of Det Norske Veritas (DNV), finished with a successful submerging test. The FORTE will now return to the yard to prepare for its naming ceremony on […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje on September 19 floated off the world’s largest semi-submersible which will serve as a central processing facility (CPF) for the Ichthys LNG Project offshore Western Australia. Once completed, the CPF will be towed 5,600 kilometers to the Ichthys Field in the Browse Basin where it will be permanently moored […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Business & Finance

      China Oilfield Services Limited  hosted a ceremony in the deep-water wharf at Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard Co. Ltd. for delivery of the deepwater semi-submersible rig COSLPromoter. COSLPromoter, the third semi-submersible drilling rig CIMC Raffles constructed for COSL, shares the same design as rigs COSLPioneer and COSLInnovator which were delivered and had commenced operations earlier. […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Providence Resources P.l.c. has confirmed that it has now received formal notification from ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Ireland (Offshore) Limited that a letter of intent has been signed with Ocean Rig UDW Inc. for the “Eirik Raude” semi-submersible drilling rig. Under the terms of this Letter of Intent, it is proposed to utilise the “Eirik […]