Arctic Operations

First Yamal Oil Cargo Shipped from Arctic Gate Terminal

An event marking the start of the year-round shipments of Yamal oil from the Arctic Gate (Vorota Arktiki), an Arctic oil loading terminal, took place today in the

Bibby Wins Apache North Sea Contract

Bibby Offshore, a subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, has announced a contract win with Apache North Sea Ltd to provide subsea construction, ROV

Kongsberg Tech for Peruvian Arctic Research Vessel

Kongsberg Maritime has been chosen to deliver an integrated subsea technology systems package including two HUGIN Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) for a new

Putin Blesses Gazprom Neft's Arctic Liftings

Russia's Gazprom Neft, under the gaze of President Vladimir Putin, has started loading a tanker with crude from its new Novoportovskoye field in the Arctic, which

Technip Bags Statoil's Umbilical Supply Contract

Technip’s wholly-owned subsidiary Technip Umbilicals Ltd.(1) has been awarded a contract by Statoil ASA to supply the umbilical(2) to the Oseberg Vestflanken 2 field offshore Norway.

Life Extension for World’s Oldest Icebreaker

A comprehensive dry docking and life extension plan has been set out for the 62-year-old Finnish icebreaker Voima, continuing its run as the world’s oldest operational icebreaker.

Norway Awards 10 Arctic Licences to 13 Firms

Norway awarded 10 new licenses in its 23rd oil licensing round for new exploration areas, which for the first time is granting access to an offshore border zone with Russia,

Feeding a Crew, Without Want or Waste

When a Canadian Coast Guard ship such as the CCGS Pierre Radisson heads for the Arctic, it is for a long time. Managing food consumption on this voyage is a logistical feat.

BP Boosts Culzean field Stake

BP announced today it has doubled its interest in the Culzean development in the UK Central North Sea, following its acquisition of an additional 16% interest from JX Nippon.

Research Vessel Polarstern Returns to Bremerhaven

Antarctic season ends in the homeport after half a year Bremerhaven / Germany, 11 May 2016. on Wednesday, 11 May 2016, the research vessel Polarstern is expected

ABB Azipods Selected for First Chinese-built Icebreaker

ABB’s Azipod propulsion chosen to power polar science research vessel for debut into Chinese icebreaker market   ABB’s Azipod propulsion system will power a Chinese

Australia Orders Antarctic Supply Research Vessel

Australian icebreaker operated by DMS Maritime to be constructed by Damen   The Australian Government has signed a deal with DMS Maritime, a wholly owned subsidiary of Serco,

China Issues Guidance on Arctic Navigation

On April 5, China issued “Guidances on Arctic navigation in the Northwest route 2015”, which provides navigation information services for international navigation

Rolls-Royce Designs UK's New Polar Research Vessel

Cammell Laird has selected a Rolls-Royce design for the U.K.’s future polar research ship, which, when built, will be one of the most advanced scientific maritime vessels ever constructed.

Bibby Offshore Bags Mega North Sea Contract

Bibby Offshore, a leading subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, has announced a multimillion dollar contract with a global energy player, to provide

UK Ship Named for BBC Naturalist, but Boaty McBoatface Lives On

A new 200 million pound ($290 million) polar research ship is to be named after veteran BBC naturalist David Attenborough but the government promised on Friday that "Boaty McBoatface",

Crowley Acquires Ace Fuels Assets in Anchorage

Anchorage-based Crowley Fuels yesterday completed an asset acquisition of the aviation fuels business of Ace Fuels, LLC, a fixed base operator (FBO) headquartered

DNS Appoints Esson, Chief Executive

Decom North Sea (DNS), the representative body for the offshore decommissioning industry, which promotes and facilitates collaboration and cost reduction, today appointed a new chief executive.

Damen, Expedition Voyage Consultants Join Forces

Damen and Expedition Voyage Consultants team up to develop globally capable expedition ship. In response to interest from clients in the fast-growing expedition cruise market,

Det Norske hit by Revenue Drop

Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA slumped to an operating loss in the first quarter on significantly lower revenue. The company reported a revenues of $ 205 (Q1 2015: USD 329) million in the first quarter.

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