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  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Canadian company Tribute Resources has informed of an ‘unclear status’ of its 46.5% share ownership in tidal energy company Tocardo which entered into bankruptcy proceedings in the Netherlands earlier in 2018.

  • 2 April 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Dutch tidal energy developer Tocardo International has provided more information on the activities which led to its bankruptcy – declared in January 2018 – and the ‘re-start’ of the company made possible through a fresh investment secured a month later.

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    In connection with the investigation of the hydrocarbon leak on the P platform on Ula on 12 September 2012, conditions were identified in relation to the fire and explosion protection that do not comply with the regulatory requirements. The PSA has now given BP a notification of order. The inadequacies identified in connection with the […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Chinese Government might significantly spur offshore wind development this year with a new tariff policy for the sector. In 2013, investments from offshore wind developers were clogged due to unclear tariff incentives, so the Government’s new policy would aim to ensure investment return for developers, the Shanghai Daily writes. According to the latest report […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Opponents of the Navitus Bay offshore wind project claim that the project’s developers have given “incomplete, unclear and even misleading information” about the offshore wind farm during the consultation, The Telegraph writes. An application for Navitus Bay, a joint development of Eneco Wind UK Ltd (Eneco) and EDF Energy Renewables, was submitted last week. However, […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Less than a fortnight has passed since Ocean Rig UDW Inc. an offshore driller run by the shipping magnate George Economou, lost a drillship contract with Eni, and now the company is facing another challenge. Ocean Rig on Monday said that it has received a notice of breach of material obligations from Premier Oil under the drilling contract […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Equipment, Exploration & Production

    West Rigel, a harsh-environment semi-submersible drilling rig, currently under construction in Singapore, will feature two Dutch-designed boom hoist cranes. According to Kenz Cranes, a Dutch company specializing in offshore lifting and hoisting solutions, the two EHC 100/4000 cranes were designed in the Netherlands according to the highest Norwegian standards DNV 2.22/Norsok R002 and EN13852-1. Kenz says that the […]

  • 10 April 2020

    Swiss-based container shipping major Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has been targeted by what is suspected to be a cyber attack. “At the time of writing this, has been down for 10 hours, and for now I have received information that this is the result of a successful cyberattack. Mail services are still working and […]

  • 22 December 2016

    Italian oil giant Eni has informed that an investigation over its controversial acquisition of a Nigerian offshore license has been concluded. The investigation was looking into the acquisition of the OPL 245 block which Eni and Shell bought in 2011 for over $1 billion. To remind, Global Witness, an international NGO investigating corruption in the […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Oil company Erin Energy has executed a drilling services contract with Pacific Drilling for the use of the Pacific Bora drillship offshore Nigeria. The drillship was hired for drilling operations on the Oyo-9 deepwater well offshore Nigeria, Erin Energy said on Monday. Under the conditions of the contract, the drillship will work under a base […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Exploration & Production

    The PSA has found irregularities during an audit related to an application for an Acknowledgment of Compliance for the Transocean Norge mobile drilling rig.

  • 20 June 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Singapore’s KS Energy, via subsidiary KS Drilling, has reached an agreement with ZPMC to cancel a jack-up rig construction order signed in 2014.

  • 6 April 2018

    A U.S. Bankruptcy Court has allowed the debt-laden vessel owner Toisa to hire the shipbroking specialist Clarksons as its broker to facilitate the fleet sale.

  • 21 January 2019
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Storage

    Germany’s leading wind industry associations have urged the German government to issue a tender for 1.5GW of available offshore grid capacity in the first quarter of 2019, and to increase the 2030 and 2035 expansion volumes. The associations, BWE, BWO, Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, VDMA Power Systems, and WAB, said that the Omnibus Energy Act passed in December […]

  • 20 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Much effort has been devoted to learning from the Deepwater Horizon accident. The PSA has already identified three key areas where action is needed to help reduce major accident risk on the NCS. Eleven people died when the semisubmersible rig caught fire and sank in the Gulf of Mexico during April 2010. Many more […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    From 19-27 October 2013, IMARES Wageningen UR, organised a research expedition to the Saba Bank, to investigate the ecological functioning of the Bank. Thirty-three 50m long transects resulted in more than 2000 images of the reef, and over 5000 fish counts of almost 100 fish species. A preliminary comparison with the data from 2011 shows […]

  • 5 December 2018

    An offshore vessel was reportedly attacked and boarded by pirates on Tuesday while on its way to an FPSO offshore Nigeria.

  • 21 October 2013

    Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) is announcing plans today for a refinancing solution which will provide it with a sound platform for continued operation. Several of the largest bondholders and the company’s main shareholders, representing 33 per cent of the shares, have already signalled their support for this solution, which involves refinancing all bond debt and raising new equity.“When the proposed […]

  • 30 September 2011

    Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc announces that its subsidiary, Continental Maritime of San Diego (CMSD), has been recognized for exemplary shipyard safety and received “star” status in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Voluntary Projection Program (VPP). “Receiving this status is the most important recognition our employees can receive because working safely is our top priority,” […]

  • 7 July 2016

    While the low oil and gas prices have been bad news for almost everybody in the business of selling oil and oilfield services, there might be a niche sector that could benefit  –  decommissioning. According to a recent report by Douglas-Westwood, an energy intelligence group, there is a big opportunity for the companies specializing in […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif Netherlands B.V. and Taiwan’s Century Wind Power Co. Ltd have announced their intention to join forces for the Taiwanese offshore wind market.

  • 1 December 2011

    The UK government named five sites as a national Centre for Offshore Renewable Engineering (CORE). Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft where among them. New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership earlier submitted application to the government for these two locations. It is hoped that the new status will attract thousands of new jobs to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. […]