Top News of the Week of Feb 18 – 23, 2013

Top News of the Week of Feb 18 – 23, 2013

Costa Concordia Salvage Operation: First Sea Bottom Platforms Installed

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.

Windcarrier 2 ‘Bold Tern’ Delivered (Norway)

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”.

Bumi Armada, ONGC Enter FPSO Charter Deal

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.

VIDEO: Ice Class 3D/4D Seismic Vessel by ULSTEIN

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 Develops New Arctic Drillship Concept IN-ICE (Norway)

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.


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