Daily Archives: May 8, 2020

PHOTO: U.S. warship ‘says hi’ to West Capella drillship

Rate this article By Bojan Lepic The USS Montgomery combat ship and the dry cargo ship USNS Cesar Chavez checked out the West Capella drillship during their presence operations in the South China Sea on Thursday. The post PHOTO:… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

Ardmore CEO: A second round of strong tanker rates likely

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina A global oversupply of oil resulting from lower demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic […] The post Ardmore CEO: A second round of strong tanker rates likely appeared first on Offshore Energy. … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

Halliburton cuts another 1,000 jobs. Workforce down by 5,000

Rate this article By Bojan Lepic With another 1,000 workers laid off earlier this week, giant oilfield services provider Halliburton has decreased its workforce by around 5,000 since the oil price collapse. The post Halliburton… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

MAN Energy joins forces with Imabari-led team to develop aluminum-powered ships

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina German engine builder MAN Energy Solutions has partnered up with Japanese shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding, ClassNK classification society, Mitsui E&S Machinery, and energy trading firm of Itochu Corporation, Itochu Enex, on the development of a vessel powered by ammonia. The cooperation builds on the work MAN Energy Solutions has already…

Maersk Drilling in new round of layoffs

Rate this article By Bojan Lepic Offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has decided to take another swing with the job axe and lay off even more staff. The post Maersk Drilling in new round of layoffs appeared first on Offshore… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

TeamTec nets Hoegh LNG contract

Rate this article By Mirza Duran Norway’s TeamTec said it has secured a contract from compatriot Höegh LNG to supply equipment for the latter’s two liquefied natural gas carriers. Arctic Princess and FSRU Independence (Image courtesy of Hoegh LNG) TeamTec will supply new ballast water management systems with electro chlorination for the 2006-built Arctic Princess…

Construction of Wasaline’s new Clean Design RoPax ferry on track

Rate this article By Jasmina Ovcina Source: Rauma Marine Constructions. Despite the exceptional circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic, the construction of the Aurora Botnia, Wasaline’s new car and passenger ferry, is progressing according to schedule, the company said in a recent update. The ship is being built by Finnish shipbuilder Rauma Marine Construction and…

Saudi Aramco suspends Noble Scott Marks jack-up rig

Rate this article By Bojan Lepic Oil giant Saudi Aramco has suspended the contract for one of Noble Corporation’s offshore drilling rigs. The post Saudi Aramco suspends Noble Scott Marks jack-up rig appeared first on Offshore… … Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today

South Korea starts work on small LNG bunkering vessel

Rate this article By Mirza Duran South Korea has started building a small liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel as part of a project backed by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. A steel-cutting ceremony to mark the construction of the 500 cubic meter capacity LNG bunkering barge for coastal use was held on May 6,…