Top News of the Week of Feb 18 – 23, 2013
On 9th February, at the periodic meeting of the Observatory with the Giglio community, president Maria Sargentini, accompanied by Costa Crociere managers, Rome La Sapienza University researchers and Titan/Micoperi Consortium experts, updated the local population on recovery operations and described the progress being made on the characterisation of water inside the wreck.
Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewables industry, announced the successful completion of construction of the wind turbine installation vessel, Windcarrier 2 “Bold Tern”.
Malaysia-based international offshore oil and gas services provider, Bumi Armada Berhad announced today that its jointly controlled entity, SP Armada Oil Exploration Private Limited has received a Notification of Award (“NOA”) from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (“ONGC”) for charter hiring of a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading Vessel (“FPSO”) for the Cluster—7 field in India.
Polarcus Amani is an ultra-modern, super high ice class, 12-14 streamer 3D/4D seismic vessel. Built to the ULSTEIN SX134 design and incorporating the innovative ULSTEIN X-BOW® hull, the vessel combines the latest developments in maritime systems with the most advanced seismic technology commercially available.
Inocean has developed an Arctic Drillship – based on the companies’ modern and effective INO-80 concept. The new unit has been named IN-ICE.
The ship is completely enclosed and winterized, is environmentally friendly, and has enhanced logistics/ storage facilities. The ice class is for a substantially extended drilling season for a large part of the Arctic – with a PC-4 ice class.