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Norsea Wins Total E&P Norge Offshore Base Contract

 NorSea AS signs new contract for the supply of base services related to the development of the Martin Linge oilfield and Total’s oil exploration. Under the contract, valued at approximately NOK 400-million over a contractual period of 8 years + 8 annual options, NorSea will be supplying base services related to project development and operation of the Martin Linge oilfield, and general oil exploration operated by Total. The Martin Linge contract includes supply base services such as loading and unloading, material handling, storage facilities, outdoor storage area, personnel and forklift trucks, plus installation and operation of RFID (radio-frequency identification) technology involved in tracking critical drilling and operating equipment. The contract also contains additional options on e.g. supply of marine gas oil (MGO) and liquefied natural gas (LNG), plus the use of other bases within the NorSea system. Through ownership interests, NorSea operates nine supply bases along the Norwegian coast. Martin Linge is a new oilfield development in the North Sea. The field contains gas/condensate and oil, and was originally discovered over 30 years ago. The licensees are Total E&P Norge (operator) with 51%, Petoro 30% and Statoil 19%. Facts about the field     •    Located in the North Sea, 42 km west of the Oseberg field and 180 km west of Bergen


World's Longest HV Subsea Cable Contract

ABB wins US$ 170-million contract to supply Martin Linge oil & gas field in the North Sea with mainland power from Norwegian grid. The contract from Subsea 7, requires ABB to build a power link between a new oil and gas field being developed by Total E&P Norge AS. The Martin Linge (formerly known as Hild) field lies at a depth of 115 meters and has been identified among the oil and gas fields with highest potential reserves in the North Sea


Ocean Osprey is Ready to Serve in Norway

Ocean Osprey (Photo: Zamakona Yards)

Zamakona Yards announced that the newly built vessel Ocean Osprey arrived to Scotland last week to soon begin operating in the Martin Linge offshore oilfields to support the works of Norwegian company Total E & P. Ocean Osprey was launched January 31 at Zamakona’s facility in Pasajes (San Sebastián) and is the first ship ordered by the Norwegian shipping company Atlantic Offshore AS built by Zamakona Yards.


First TWMA Offshore Processing Contract in Norway

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TWMA, a  company in integrated drilling and environmental solutions for the international onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, has been awarded a major contract with Total E&P Norge AS to deliver offshore waste management services during the development of the Martin Linge field located on the Northern Viking Graben in the Central North Sea. The seven-year contract is TWMA’s first offshore contract in the region and, if given the go-ahead by Norwegian authorities


'Seven Borealis' Nominated for Ship of the Year

Seven Borealis

Subsea 7’s flagship ‘Seven Borealis’, a customized SOC 5000 design designed by Ulstein has been nominated for the prestigious Ship of the Year Award organized by the Offshore Support Journal. Voting is open until close of business on 25 January via this link: www.surveymonkey.com/s/13SVVOTE. The Seven Borealis measures 182.2 x 46.2 meters and has a moulded depth of 16.1 meters. This state-of-the-art pipelay/heavy lift vessel, delivered 2012


Dual-fuel PSV Chartered Before It's On the Stocks

Siem Offshore Rederi contracts with TOTAL for the long-term charter of its newbuild PSV from delivery in 2014. The contract with TOTAL E&P NORGE AS is for a new dual fuelled large platform supply vessel (PSV). The new PSV is to be operated from 2014 and will serve the Martin Linge field in the North Sea North-West of Stavanger.
 This is the first long-term PSV contract Siem Offshore holds with TOTAL in the Norwegian sector


Atlantic Offshore Choose Havyard Design for FSV

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Norwegian-based Havyard Group AS to provide its Havyard 820 design for Atlantic Offshore's new Field Support Vessel (FSV) Atlantic has engaged in a four-year standby contract with the oil- and gas corporation TOTAL in the North Sea from 2014 to put in place a new vessel with a capacity for 300 persons in the Martin Linge gas field, northwest of Stavanger, Norway. The newbuild, due to be delivered in the summer of 2014


Dutch, Swedish Defense Place Cooperative Tugboat Order

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The Defense Material Organization of the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) has contracted Damen Shipyards Group for the delivery of five Harbor and Seagoing tugs. The contract has been made in cooperation with its Swedish counterpart: Swedish Försvarets Materielverk (FMV). Responding to current and future developments in emission reduction and environmentally friendly shipping, the RNLN has opted for a new Damen design: the ASD Tug 2810 Hybrid


World's Largest Jack-up Rig Named

Worlds Largest Jack-up Rig: Photo courtesy of Maersk Drilling

In a ceremony held at the Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore, the ultra harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Intrepid was named in the presence of the Guest of Honour Mr Lui Tuck Yew, Minister for Transport in Singapore. With a leg length of 206.8 m (678 ft) the rigs are the world’s largest jack-up rigs and are designed for year round operation in the North Sea, in water depths up to 150 m (492 ft). Maersk Intrepid, named by Karen Tiffen, wife of Martin Tiffen


Long Legs Jack-Up 'Maersk Intrepid' Delivered

Maersk Intrepid at night: Image Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling informs it has taken delivery of its first ultra harsh environment jack-up, 'Maersk Intrepid', from the Keppel FELS shipyard in Singapore, and on time. The new offshore jack-up rig will start its mobilisation to the Norwegian North Sea in approximately two weeks, where it will commence a four year contract with Total E&P Norge AS. The Maersk Intrepid will be drilling the demanding and complex wells on the Martin Linge field development in the Norwegian North Sea


Delivery & Naming of Atlantic Offshore´s ERRV – Ocean Marlin

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  On August, 13th the delivery and naming ceremony of our last construction, the ERRV C722- Ocean Marlin - for Atlantic Offshore was performed. The event was held in the Norwegian town of Stavanger, where Mrs. Apeland H. Anni acted as godmother


Linge to Head Senergy Oslo Office

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Senergy has reinforced its growing Norwegian footprint by opening new business premises in Oslo. The company has also appointed highly-regarded industry  figure, Frode Linge, to head up its new regional office as project/asset manager. The announcement comes just months after Senergy opened






 
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