Top News of the Week of Jul 21 – Jul 27, 2014

Top News of the Week of Jul 21 – Jul 27, 2014

1. POSH MOGAMI Barge Sinks Offshore Batam

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report that a Singapore-registered barge POSH MOGAMI sank 2 nautical miles northeast of Sekupang, Batam, on Friday (18 July) night.

2. SPT Offshore, VSF to Build Test Frame for ‘Pieter Schelte

For the testing of the lift systems for the giant and world’s largest decommissioning vessel ‘Pieter Schelte’ (measuring 382m long by 124m wide and suited for lifting of structures weighing up to 48,000 tons), Allseas has awarded the fabrication of a Test Frame to the project joint venture of SPT Offshore and Volker Staal en Funderingen (VSF). Both companies are part of the Volker Wessels group of companies.

3. Technip Records Substantial Improvement in Subsea Profitability

On July 22, 2014, Technip’s Board of Directors approved the second quarter and first half 2014 consolidated financial statements.

4. Fugro Opens New Facility in Luanda, Angola

To accommodate the future needs of the rapidly growing Angola offshore oil and gas industry Fugro has opened its new facility in the SONILS Oil Service Centre in Luanda. Angola is now the second largest oil producer in Sub-Saharan Africa, after Nigeria.

5. Costa Concordia Emerges 4 Meters from Water

With the lowering of the starboard sponson S12, yesterday evening, the Concordia has emerged of an additional meter reaching an average refloating of 4 meters.


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