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  • 29 November 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Frigstad Offshore is looking has started a tender process with shipyards in Asia to price a new generation harsh environment semi-submersible drilling rig.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Keppel FELS Limited and Floatel International Ltd have finalised a contract for Keppel FELS to build a new generation harsh environment accommodation semisubmersible (semi) worth US$315 million. This follows the Letter of Intent announced by Keppel and Floatel earlier in March this year. This will be Floatel’s fourth accommodation semi with Keppel FELS after 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), […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    The first new-build semi-submersible drilling rig incorporating Wood Group Mustang Norway’s (WGMN’s) GG5000 floating hull design has been delivered to COSL Drilling Europe (CDE). The rig, built by CIMC Raffles, was recently on sea trials in China. The COSLProspector was designed to operate in water depths up to 1,500 metres (5,000 feet) and drill wells […]

  • 21 May 2007

    The Race Committee has raised a postponement flag at the regatta office, holding the two semi finalists ashore this morning. Desafío Español’s ESP 97 and Emirates Team New Zealand’s NZL 92 will remain at their bases for now.

  • 29 July 2008

    Houston-based Northern Offshore Limited has provided further details on its plan to buy two semi-submersible rigs after an announcement earlier today. NOF says it will buy the GSF Arctic II and GSF Arctic IV which are both currently operating in the UK sector of the North Sea in a deal with owner Transocean Inc. Northern […]

  • 24 January 2014

    Singapore’s drilling contractor Primepoint has reportedly placed an order for two new semi-submersible rigs. According to Korean website Asiasis, China’s Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has been selected for the job. Asiasis further reports that Primepoint has an option to order two more rigs of the same, Moss Maritime “Moss CS50″design. The CS50 design was primarily developed for DP operations in […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    China’s CIMC Raffles yard today held the keel laying ceremony for the 7th generation semi-submersible drilling rig.

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Hydrex divers have recently repaired a stern tube in Veracruz, Mexico. The operation consisted of the underwater replacement of the damaged seals on both assemblies of a semi-submersible offshore platform. The unit left the field after its project was finished and was berthed alongside to have repair and maintenance work carried out without docking. Hydrex […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Keppel FELS Limited is on course to deliver ENSCO 8505, the sixth of seven ENSCO 8500 Series® ultra-deepwater semisubmersible (semi) drilling rigs to Ensco safely, on time and within budget. The rig is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2012 with zero lost-time incidents in over five million man-hours worked. Upon completion, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of COSCO Corporation announced that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company’s 51% owned subsidiary, COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd., has secured a contract valued over USD200 million from COTEMAR S.A. De C.V., a company incorporated in Mexico, to build one (1) Harsh Environment Semi Submersible Accommodation Vessel. […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), through its subsidiaries, Keppel FELS Brasil S.A. and Estaleiro BrasFELS Ltda, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Sete Brasil Participações S.A. (Sete Brasil), for the design and construction of five additional semisubmersible (semi) drilling rigs based on Keppel’s proprietary DSSTM 38E design. The aim of the […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

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

  • 28 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) with returning customer, Floatel International Ltd (Floatel), to build a new generation harsh environment accommodation semisubmersible (semi) worth US$315 million for delivery in July 2014. A further announcement will be made when the contract is signed. This will be Floatel’s fourth accommodation […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Aberdeen-based Well-Safe Solutions has agreed to acquire the Ocean Guardian semi-submersible drilling unit, sparking another jobs boost for the company. The asset, currently owned by Diamond Offshore, has drilled hundreds of wells since entering service in 1985. Upon delivery, Well-Safe will start work immediately on an upgrade of the semi-sub, which will be renamed the […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Awilco Drilling, a UK-based drilling contractor, has informed that Hess Limited has allowed its option on WilHunter rig to lapse. In March 2013, Hess extended the contract of 400 days to additional 550 days totalling in 950 days plus option for up to 275 days. According to this, the WilHunter is on a firm contract with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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