Top News of the Week April 21 – April 26, 2014

Top News of the Week April 21 – April 26, 2014

CONQUEST MB1 Barge Arrives at Giglio

A new sophisticated crane barge arrived yesterday evening at Giglio Island in order to carry out operations related to the fourth stage of the Costa Concordia removal project.

Lamprell Sets New Guinness World Record

Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore energy industry, has delivered a PUQ deck for the Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) in the North Sea to its client, Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited and its GEAD co-venturers.

Aker Unveils New Concept, the Arctic Drillship (Video)

Aker Solutions has developed a concept for an arctic drillship able to operate in sea ice. Scale model tests shows the Aker Solutions Arctic Drillship is performing as expected.

Sumitomo to Get World’s First Long Rail Transport Vessel

Sumitomo Corporation has arranged the manufacturing and outfitting of the world’s first long rail transport vessel. The ship will be used for transport of 150 m long steel rails manufactured by Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC) at its Yawata Works facility.

Video: De Hoop Launches Subsea Support Vessel Deep Helder

The new-build subsea support vessel, named MV Deep Helder, was launched at De Hoop’s Foxhol Yard in Groningen on 23rd April.