Top News of The Week November 25 – 30, 2013
Ulstein to Build Its Largest Offshore Construction Vessel Ever
Edison Chouest Offshore and Island Offshore are ordering two new OCV vessels through the company Island Ventures II LLC. One vessel will be built at Ulstein Verft, Norway, one in USA. Ulstein Verft has been contracted to build a new offshore construction vessel of the ULSTEIN SX165 design.
Russia and Italy have made an agreement to jointly develop a harsh-environment drillship.
Cyprus’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs has accused Turkey of illegal conduct in the Cypriot waters, after Turkey issued NAVTEX concerning seismic surveys in territorial waters and the EEZ of Cyprus.
Keppel FELS Limited (Keppel FELS) celebrated the naming of their third consecutive accommodation semisubmersible (semi) rig built for Floatel International Ltd (Floatel).
China’s CIMC Raffles Monday morning, November 25, in its Yantai yard, held a naming ceremony for two semi-submersible drilling rigs.
Sevan Marine, a Norway-based provider of cylindrical floating production units, expects stiff competition for the Catcher field FPSO contract award.
Press Release, December 01, 2013