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  • 8 July 2020
    Equipment, Human Capital

    UK offshore technology supplier Osbit has welcomed two graduates and two further permanent staff members to its Northumberland-based team. The new employees have joined Osbit’s 110 strong workforce as the business celebrates ten years of operations. The company also confirming a third engineering graduate, who will commence employment later in the summer. Osbit’s two new […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE Catapult) aims to accelerate the growth of the UK supply chain in the offshore renewable energy sector, leading to increased jobs, productivity and exports. It will do this through a unique combination of world-class test and demonstration facilities combined with expertise in the key technology areas. ORE Catapult is […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hunting PLC has informed that corrective cost-actions in response to market conditions across all of Hunting’s operations are underway. The company says that this includes the reduction of operating shifts and hiring freezes, while those businesses which are most impacted by the lower levels of activity anticipated have begun programmes of headcount reductions as and […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the course of 2014, Aibel has announced several staff reductions due to reduced workload.  Over the past year, the company’s workload has been declining. This has resulted in several staff reductions. Simultaneously, Aibel has done extensive work to improve its competitiveness within the different business units. Employees within staff functions as well as  the […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Oil services company, Oceaneering, is reportedly laying off employees in Norway as the company faces general decline in activity. According to, Oceaneering’s Erik Sæstad has confirmed that 100 new employees must leave the company, following the earlier reports on job cuts in Oceaneering Asset Integrity when 30 workers were laid off. While the majority of staff reductions at […]

  • 24 April 2015

    Shell has announced staff reductions in Norway. According to Shell, this will include 120 permanent positions and 140 contractors and consultants positions.  In the spring of 2014, A/S Norske Shell started a systematic effort to strengthen its competitiveness and adapt to future activities through cost reductions and organizational changes, Shell said. Shell’s Norwegian producing fields are […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Subsea equipment specialist Ashtead Technology has added six new technicians to its team. Ross Ingram and Kyle Roger join Ashtead as experienced subsea technicians. Ingram joins Ashtead Technology from Sonardyne where he worked for seven years across a variety of workshop roles, most recently holding the position of lead workshop supervisor. Roger has previous experience […]

  • 4 December 2013

    Transocean Ltd, a Switzerland-based offshore drilling contractor, has announced that Ihab Toma notified the company of his resignation as Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff effective December 31, 2013. With Toma’s departure, the position of Chief of Staff will be eliminated and responsibilities redistributed. Effective immediately, the company’s Board of Directors has designated the Chief […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Drilling has initiated a larger cost reduction and efficiency enhancement programme in response to “a weakened market for offshore rigs with lower utilisation and day rates”. As part of this program, Maersk Drilling yesterday announced a reduction of 90 positions in the head office, of which 40-50 are to be found through redundancies. “The […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Polarcus has announced additional headcount reductions and changes to the executive management team as it looks to further improve its cost position. This additional reduction of 15 employees are all office staff and include executive management positions. According to Polarcus, cost savings as a result of these recent personnel changes plus additional other overhead cost […]

  • 14 April 2015

    Norway’s state-owned oil giant Statoil is reportedly cutting stuff in a new round of redundancies. According to Aftenbladet, Statoil will cut up to 20 percent within its technical sector that employs around 12,000 engineers. This might mean that up to 2,400 engineers will find themselves without employment, notably those that are drilling and maintaining wells, and […]

  • 9 March 2005

    Yachting NSW has announced the appointment of Kristen Kosmala as their new Coaching and Programs Manager. The restructured position will play a key role in increasing NSW coaching accreditation standards and identifying and servicing talented youth athletes in the sport.

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Mooring specialist Delmar Systems said it has made two promotions within its engineering group in Houston, Texas. Namely, John Shelton, P.E. will assume the role of vice president of engineering, while Robert Garrity, P.E. will become the engineering manager/chief engineer for the company. Shelton has been with Delmar for 12 years and will continue to lead Delmar’s global […]

  • 2 January 2019

    A recap of interviews conducted by Offshore Energy Today staff in 2018.

  • 21 November 2006

    A union organiser has said public support could be vital in saving some of the 120 jobs set to be lost at an Annan seafood factory. Young’s proposals to ship fish from Scotland to Thailand for shelling have sparked environmental concerns.

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Rigmar Group, comprising Rigmar Services and Interocean Marine Services, has recently expanded its engineering department with the addition of naval architects and project engineers to meet demand following several contract awards. Kiran Chandrasekharan has joined Interocean as senior naval architect with experience in permanent mooring design and analysis. Gabriela Enache and Andrew Munro have also […]

  • 20 May 2015

    Oceaneering, a provider of subsea services to the international oil and gas market, will reduce its workforce in Norway by 100 positions. According to, a Norwegian energy news website, which quoted Erik Sæstad, the company’s manager for Norway, ROV staff in Norway will be hit by this new round of cuts. The affected personnel […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The image was taken during FORCE staff visit to the Aecon facility in Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada.

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch shipbuilder and maritime equipment supplier, Royal IHC, has decided to speed up the process of the company’s planned downsizing, called ‘IHC 2020 strategy’, due to rapidly deteriorating market. The company presented this strategy in 2014, with aim to reduce IHC’s dependence on the volatile shipbuilding industry and help the company focus on the design and production […]

  • 3 April 2008

    STAFF jobs in Europe’s shipbuilding industry were up last year for the first time in decades, a conference in Brussels heard this week. Almost five years after the start of the current order boom and around six after the industry bemoaned the fact that it was facing its worst crisis since the Second World War, […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Neftex, a dynamic earth science research company serving the international resources industries (principally oil, gas and minerals), has reported a rise of more than 30% in turnover, with an increase from under £7million in 2011 to more than £9million in October 2012. Against this background of business growth, Neftex has recruited 26 staff in the […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the course of 2014, Aibel has announced several staff reductions due to reduced workload.  Over the past year, the company’s workload has been declining. This has resulted in several staff reductions. Simultaneously, Aibel has done extensive work to improve its competitiveness within the different business units. Employees within staff functions as well as the […]