Offshore Shipping Online A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:53:21 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:52:21 +0200 (OSO) Steel jacket for Mariner field installed Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:53:22 +0200 The steel jacket for the Statoil-operated Mariner field on the UK Continental shelf (UKCS) has now been installed on the seabed. Following the sailaway from the Dragados Offshore yard in Cadiz, Spain on 10 August, the Mariner McDermott awarded lump sum contract by Saudi Aramco Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:51:32 +0200 McDermott International has been awarded a lump sum contract by Saudi Aramco for brownfield work in various fields offshore Saudi Arabia. Work on the contract is expected to be executed through the second quarter of 2018. The award follows the Lundy Sentinel departs China for North Sea Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:48:32 +0200 Sentinel Marine's latest newbuild, Lundy Sentinel, departed from China on 26 August on her maiden voyage to Aberdeen. She is due to arrive in the UK in mid-October. Lundy Sentinel is the third vessel in a s Delivery of Siem Daya 1 postponed Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:45:45 +0200 Siem Offshore in Norway has confirmed that delivery of Siem Daya 1 to Daya is to be delayed because, at the intended delivery date (which was 31 August 2015) the vessel was still working on a project. The  Sembcorp wins Culzean topsides Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:43:36 +0200 Sembcorp Marine's subsidiary SMOE Pte Ltd has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth over US$1 billion (including long lead items) from Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited for construction of the Central Processing F New organisational structure for CGG Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:41:03 +0200 CGG says it is engaged in "an ambitious transformation plan" to adapt to the new environment and market conditions. The company said a more centralized organization has been put in place "to ensure we have the strongest possible found Aquila Explorer mobilizing for TGS Gigante survey Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:39:34 +0200 SeaBird Exploration has confirmed that it is mobilizing Aquila Explorer for the TGS Gigante survey in the Gulf of Mexico. The vessel is expected to arrive in the area in October and will be the fifth SeaBird vessel on the project. Damen delivers Twin Axe workboat to Middle East Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:34:31 +0200 Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2610 workboat, AOS Swift, to the Atlantic Maritime Group. This is the first Damen Twin Axe vessel to be used in the Middle East. It will be used to transfer personnel,&#16 Polarcus awarded broadband 3D project in Australia Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:33:35 +0200 Polarcus Limited has signed a contract with an undisclosed client for a 3D marine seismic project in Australia utilizing Polarcus' XArray technique for broadband high cross line density data acquisition. The project will commence in the fo Largest field discovered in UK North Sea for 10 years approved for development Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:52:35 +0200 The development of the largest new field discovered in the UK North Sea for a decade has been approved by the UK Oil & Gas Authority. The Maersk Oil-operated high pressure, high temperature (HPHT) Culzean field in the UK Central North Sea i Island Offshore confirms deliveries postponed Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:47:24 +0200 Island Offshore in Norway has confirmed that it is delyaing delivery of all but one of its newbuilds. Its newbuilding programme includes four vessels to be delivered from Vard Brevik. Island Offshore has agreed with the yard to delay delivery o Eni discovers largest gas field in Mediterranean Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:44:33 +0200 Eni has discovered what it claims is the largest gas field in the Mediterranean. The discovery could hold a potential of 30 trillion cubic feet of lean gas (5.5 billion barrels of oil equivalent) covering an area of about 100km2. I Subsea 7 secures Culzean deal from Maersk Oil Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:41:10 +0200 Subsea 7 has announced the award of a subsea, umbilical, riser and flowline (SURF) contract from Maersk Oil with a value in excess of US$150 million for the Culzean development. The ultra-high pressure, high temperature field, one of Polarcus awarded broadband 3D project offshore Brazil Tue, 01 Sep 2015 08:39:45 +0200 Polarcus Limited has signed a contract with an undisclosed client for a non-exclusive broadband 3D marine seismic project offshore Brazil. Project duration is expected to be approximately four months. The dual azimuth project will be acqui Publishing schedule Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:28:43 +0200 31 August is a public holiday in the UK.