Offshore Shipping Online http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/ A publication for the offshore shipping industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:49:45 +0200 Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:48:45 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (OSO) IOGP urges use of helicopter terrain avoidance warning system http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20663 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20663 Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:49:46 +0200 A letter to all members of the International Oil & Gas Producers Association (IOGP) has urged support for a helicopter safety enhancement in the form of a Helicopter Terrain Avoidance Warning System (HTAWS). IOGP was an early John Crane Asset Management Solutions bags Culzean maintenance deal http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20662 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20662 Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:46:15 +0200 John Crane Asset Management Solutions has secured a contract to supply Maersk Oil with data services to support the planned maintenance strategy at one of the largest new developments in the UK North Sea. At the Culzean field, John Crane Asset M2 Subsea secures ISN approval http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20661 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20661 Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:45:04 +0200 ROV services provider M2 Subsea has secured the seal of approval from ISNetworld (ISN) in the US for its Safety Management System. Following an evaluation of the company’s internal system for managing its health and safety, M2 Su VBMS completes work on Galloper offshore windfarm http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20660 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20660 Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:42:10 +0200 Boskalis subsidiary VBMS says it has installed the 56th - and last - inter-array cable for the Galloper offshore windfarm. The cable lay vessel Ndurance, equipped with a HD3 plough, simultaneously laid and buried 70km cable o Onboard DC Grid for Louis Dreyfus newbuild http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20659 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20659 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:46:37 +0200 ABB has been selected to provide its Onboard DC Grid power distribution system for Louis Dreyfus Armateurs' new Service Operation Vessel (SOV). As an integral part of the power system, the power and energy management system will IMCA provides instant access to DP guidelines http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20658 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20658 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:43:02 +0200 The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has consolidated important information on dynamic positioning on its web site. It was in March 2015 that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed to use the International Marin DOF's subsea arm secures new contracts http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20657 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20657 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:40:01 +0200 DOF Subsea, a subsidiary of DOF ASA, has been awarded a number of contracts, securing utilisation for several vessels in the subsea/IMR segment. In the Asia Pacific region and Atlantic region, DOF Subsea has been awarded several contracts OSRL tests wide range of remote sensing equipment for oil spill response http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20656 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20656 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:34:15 +0200 A recent offshore exercise conducted by Oil Spill Response Ltd (OSRL) was designed to understand how remote sensing technologies can help detect oil spills at sea more effectively. Utilising the latest in satellite, airborne and in-water survei NAO bags new business http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20655 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20655 Wed, 23 Aug 2017 10:32:23 +0200 Herbjørn Hansson, Executive Chairman of Nordic American Offshore, says the company has secured a number of new contracts reently and he is hopeful about an upturn in the market in the North Sea. At the beginning of July NAO secured&#1 SHL installs first Beatrice jacket http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20654 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20654 Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:24:54 +0200 Mid-August saw Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) install the first jacker foundation for the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited project. The jacket was installed by SHL's vessel Oleg Strashnov.  GC Rieber Shipping sees improvement in utilisation, but not in rates http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20653 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20653 Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:19:17 +0200 GC Rieber Shipping's acting CEO Einar Ytredal says the company has seen an improvement in utilisation and results in the first half of 2017, despite continued challenging markets, but has not seen an increase in rates. "Most effo Fourchon LNG kicks off regulatory process for LNG facility http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20652 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20652 Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:16:14 +0200 The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) and tenant Energy World USA (EWUSA) have announced that wholly-owned Fourchon LNG LLC has filed its formal letter to request initiation of the pre-filing review process with the US Federal Energy Regulatory IMCA publishes ROV personnel and vehicle stats http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20651 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20651 Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:13:41 +0200 The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has long collected information both on personnel working on remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and also on the types of ROV in operation. There has now been a thorough reassessment of the original Van Oord to build Deutsche Bucht http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20650 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20650 Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:57:38 +0200 Subsequent to the announcement that Northland Power’s 252 megawatt Deutsche Bucht offshore windfarm has reached financial close, Van Oord has confirmed that it has been contracted for the balance of plant for the project. T Total to acquire Maersk Oil http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20649 http://www.oilpubs.com/oso/article.asp?v1=20649 Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:36:08 +0200 AP Moller - Maersk has signed an agreement to sell Maersk Oil to Total for US$7.45 billion in a combined share and debt transaction. Total will take over Maersk Oil’s entire organisation, portfolio, obligations and rig