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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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US Firm Expects MH370 Search Contract Soon

(Photo: Ocean Infinity)

U.S.-based seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity on Wednesday said it was moving a vessel closer to a possible search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 as it soon expects to be awarded a contract by Malaysia to resume the search. The disappearance of the aircraft en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014 with 239 people aboard ranks among the world’s greatest aviation mysteries. Australia, China and Malaysia ended a fruitless A$200-million ($156.62 million) search in January last year.

Vantage Gets Contracts for 'Sapphire Driller'

The two contract awards for the Sapphire Driller involve adding an additional well to the Sapphire Driller's current drilling program and three wells from another customer in the Ivory Coast. The contracts will commence in continuity with the current drilling program and have an anticipated duration of approximately 215 days. The contract awards will generate an estimate $34.5 million of revenue, net of taxes. Additionally, the Emerald Driller's customer in Thailand has exercised their six month option, extending the current contract through the middle of 2013. The exercise of the option adds approximately $23.4 million of backlog. Vantage…

Cecon's Stock Exchange Announcement

Sampson DP III

2012-08-28: Contract Award Cecon ASA with its subsidiary Cecon NL BV has announced a new contract award. GDF SUEZ E&P Nederland B.V. has issued a Letter of Intent to Cecon NL BV to install rigid pipelines on three projects totalling 57km, all in the Dutch Sector of the North Sea, in the first half of 2013. Cecon will execute pipeline installation with the new DP Pipelay and Heavy-Lift vessel "Sampson", delivered from shipyard after upgrading early August 2012. Cecon will perform project management, including subcontractors and engineering, from the Dutch office in Leiden.

Mermaid Maritime Wins Subsea Charters

Image: Mermaid Subsea

Thailand-based Mermaid Maritime, a subsea and offshore drilling services company, has  been awarded two subsea contracts with a combined estimated value of $4.6 million. The company press release said that the first contract award will involve a short ROV campaign for pipeline touchdown monitoring for an international EPCIC contractor offshore in the Middle East GCC. The second contract award, with work scheduled to commence in the fourth quarter of 2017, will involve use of a diving vessel with work class ROV carrying-out a subsea services project offshore East Kalimantan…

DOF Subsea Win Multiple Offshore Contracts

Skandi Hercules: Photo credit DOF Subsea

DOF Subsea AS secures contracts in Asia, Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico regions with total value of about US$50-million. In the Asia Pacific Region DOF Subsea have secured several new contracts and extension of existing contracts with a total contract value of about US$ 20-million. The contract award will increase the utilisation of the region’s vessels Geobay, Skandi Singapore and Skandi Hercules. In the Atlantic region DOF Subsea have been awarded several new contracts and extension of existing contracts with a total contract value of USD 24 millions.

U.S. Navy Awards Ingalls $620 Million Shipbuilding Contract

Ingalls has been awarded a $620 million contract to build two additional DDG 51 Class Aegis guided missile destroyers for the U.S. Navy. The two-ship contract awarded represents the exercise of an option included in a multi-year, multi-ship contract awarded to Ingalls last year. With the award, Ingalls has 21 Aegis destroyers under firm contract; and holds options for four additional ships which will be awarded over the next two years. Of the 25 ships and options awarded to Ingalls, 11 ships have been delivered. A 12th Ingalls-built destroyer will be delivered in January. The Navy plans a total of 57 ships in the DDG 51 program.

U.S. Navy Awards Ingalls $620 Million Shipbuilding Contract

Ingalls has been awarded a $620 million contract to build two additional DDG 51 Class Aegis guided missile destroyers for the U.S. Navy. The two-ship contract awarded represents the exercise of an option included in a multi-year, multi-ship contract awarded to Ingalls last year. With the award, Ingalls has 21 Aegis destroyers under firm contract; and holds options for four additional ships which will be awarded over the next two years. Of the 25 ships and options awarded to Ingalls, 11 ships have been delivered. A 12th Ingalls-built destroyer will be delivered in January. The Navy plans a total of 57 ships in the DDG 51 program.

U.S. Navy Awards Ingalls $620 Million Shipbuilding Contract

Ingalls has been awarded a $620 million contract to build two additional DDG 51 Class Aegis guided missile destroyers for the U.S. Navy. The two-ship contract awarded represents the exercise of an option included in a multi-year, multi-ship contract awarded to Ingalls last year. With the award, Ingalls has 21 Aegis destroyers under firm contract; and holds options for four additional ships which will be awarded over the next two years. Of the 25 ships and options awarded to Ingalls, 11 ships have been delivered. A 12th Ingalls-built destroyer will be delivered in January. The Navy plans a total of 57 ships in the DDG 51 program.

Conrad Industries Awarded Contract

Conrad Industries has been awarded a $5.5 million contract for the United States Army Corps of Engineers. The contract award calls for the design and construction of a 255-foot crane barge with a fully equipped machine and fabrication shop. When delivered, the vessel's primary mission shall be the support of maintenance dredging and repair of navigation structures and facilities for the Nashville District of the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Kenneth G. ("Jerry") Myers, Jr., Conrad's President and CEO commented, "We are excited about the opportunity to continue our working relationship with the Corps of Engineers. The award of this contract…

Alion Awarded $23.1m Contract to Support COMOPTEVFOR

to support the Commander Naval Operational Test and Evaluation Force (COMOPTEVFOR). research and provide technical and analytical support for acquisition and fleet introduction decisions of naval aviation, surface, subsurface, and space systems relied on by the fleet. The contract includes a base year and four, one-year option periods, which, if exercised, would bring the total contract award to $115.5 million; the annual contract ceiling is $23.1 million. Initial work is expected to be completed by July 2008, but the contract could run until July 2012 if all options are exercised. Under the contract, work will be performed in a variety of locations in the United States with provisions for afloat and outside-of-the-continental United States locations as needed.

Technic Wins Another Ichthys LNG Contract

Technip wins INPEX CORPORATION commissioning contract worth approximately €210 million, for the Ichthys LNG Project in the Browse Basin, Western Australia. An integrated team will work on all activities related to the preparation and execution of the offshore commissioning for the floating, production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit and the central processing facility. Technip’s operating center in Perth, Australia will execute the contract starting immediately, which is planned to be completed following the delivery of first gas from the Ichthys LNG Project scheduled in Q4 2016. Philippe Barril, Technip’s Executive Vice President…

Subsea 7 Wins GofM Pemex Contract

Seven Borealis: Photo credit Subsea 7

Subsea 7 S.A. announce a contract award by Pemex to its Mexican joint venture valued at approximately US$90-million. The contract comprises the engineering, fabrication and installation of an 8km pipeline, related risers, two slug catchers (a slug catcher is a storage vessel used to separate oil, water and gases and regulate flow within a pipeline)  and two cantilever structures for the Line 67 Project in the Bay of Campeche. This is the second contract awarded to the joint venture.

North Sea, Asia Pacific, Contracts for DOF Subsea

DOF Vessel 'Geosund': Photo credit DOF Subsea

DOF Subsea Group has secured multiple contract awards with a total contract value of about US$ 130-million. In the North Sea region DOF Subsea has secured multiple contracts. The contracts have been agreed with key clients in UK and Norway. The scopes comprise installation of mooring system and flexible flowline systems, construction support, survey and inspection work and will be executed with the vessels Skandi Skolten, Geosund, Geoholm and the new built Skandi Bergen. The engineering will be done at DOF Subsea's offices in Aberdeen and Bergen.

Stratos Wins Protest of Five-Year Contract

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. has granted the Stratos protest of a five-year U.S. Navy SPAWAR (Space and Naval Warfare) Inmarsat lease contract award to Comsat. The court ruled the contract awarded this past June was legally invalid, and required the U.S. Navy to retender its request for proposal for the five-year $111.9 million contract. The Court directed the Navy to conclude the recompetition by January 28, 2000. Stratos won phase one of the SPAWAR contract in August of 1998, and provided full-time Inmarsat-B 64 Kbps service to all deployed vessels in support of the Chief of Naval Operations' Information Technology for the 21st Century (IT-21) Project through July, 1999. IT-21 provides for the rapid exchange of information between Naval as well as Joint forces.

Stratos Wins Protest of Five-Year Contract

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C. has granted the Stratos protest of a five-year U.S. Navy SPAWAR (Space and Naval Warfare) Inmarsat lease contract award to Comsat. The court ruled the contract awarded this past June was legally invalid, and required the U.S. Navy to retender its request for proposal for the five-year $111.9 million contract. The Court directed the Navy to conclude the recompetition by January 28, 2000. Stratos won phase one of the SPAWAR contract in August of 1998, and provided full-time Inmarsat-B 64 Kbps service to all deployed vessels in support of the Chief of Naval Operations' Information Technology for the 21st Century (IT-21) Project through July, 1999. IT-21 provides for the rapid exchange of information between Naval as well as Joint forces.

BIW Awarded $115.8M Contract

Bath Iron Works Inc. (BIW) is being awarded a $115.8m cost-plus-award-fee/cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for DDG 1000 Zumwalt Class Destroyer detailed design, and procurement of vendor furnished information (VFI) in support of the detailed design. The mission of the DDG 1000 Zumwalt Class of Destroyers is to provide independent forward presence/deterrence and to operate as an integral part of the naval, joint, or combined maritime forces. DDG 1000 will provide advanced land attack capability in support of the ground campaign and contribute naval, joint, or combined battle-space dominance in littoral operations. The total value of the detail design effort is $336m with $78.5m funded at contract award for advanced zone detail design.

U.S. Navy Releases Pricing for LCS3 & 4

As a result of the Navy's change in acquisition strategy for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program, the Navy can now release the pricing for LCS 3 and LCS 4 awarded contracts. The total value of the LCS 3 contract, awarded to Lockheed Martin Corporation on March 23, was $470,854,144 which includes ship construction, non-recurring construction and additional engineering effort, configuration management services, additional crew and shore support, special studies and post delivery support. The total value of the LCS 4 contract, awarded to General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works on May 1, was $433,686,769 which includes ship construction…

Conrad Announces Contract Award

Conrad Industries, Inc. announced the award of an $8.9 million contract by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. The contract award calls for the design and construction of a 144-foot, 3300 HP, ABS-Classed welded steel towboat. When delivered, the vessel's primary mission will be the support of the MAT Sinking Unit revetment operations on the Mississippi River for the Vicksburg District of the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Johnny Conrad, Conrad's President and CEO commented, "We are excited about the opportunity to continue our working relationship with the Corps of Engineers. This award demonstrates the Corps' satisfaction with our work and confidence in our ability to timely deliver high quality, cost effective vessels.

POSH Bags Shell FLNG Contract

Photo: PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd.

Singapore’s offshore marine services provider PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd. (POSH) has been awarded a contract to support Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas facility using its semi-submersible accommodation vessel the “POSH Arcadia”. The 750-pax POSH Arcadia will be deployed to provide accommodation support for the hook-up and commissioning phase of the Shell Prelude FLNG Project in the Browse Basin, off the north-west coast of Western Australia. This is POSH’s second contract for the Prelude FLNG Project.

DOF Subsea Awarded IRM Contract

Skandi Hawk (Photo courtesy of DOF Subsea)

DOF Subsea announced today it has been awarded a Letter of Award (LOA) with an unnamed major international oil company in the Asia Pacific region.   According to DOF Subsea, the LOA is for a seven-year IRM contract (plus three-year option), and the vessel Skandi Hawk is planned to be utilized under the contract. The work scope includes project management and engineering, ROV and diving services.   As part of a contract award, the vessel Skandi Hawk will be sold from DOF Rederi AS to DOF Subsea Rederi AS.

Farstad Confirms Contracts

Brazil Offshore Services (BOS), which is a joint venture between Farstad Shipping ASA and Petroserv SA, formally announced the contracts for three different classes of anchorhandling vessels, each of 8 years duration in the present Petrobras tender. With the first of three contracts awarded to BOS by Petrobas on April 15, 2002, it is now formally confirmed that BOS was awarded the other two contracts. Total contract value for the three contracts for Petrobras is approximately $183 million. The contracts are expected to start around the turn of the year 2005/2006.

General Dynamics Gets Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Electric Boat a $14.4 million contract modification for nuclear submarine work. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics .The award is a continuation of a contract awarded in May 1999 to provide design, engineering, material and logistics support for the Trident program, the Trident UK program, the two operational Seawolf-class submarines, NR-1, and efforts supporting Los Angeles-class ships.

Rolls Royce, Northrop Grumman Win UK Navy Contract

Rolls Royce, Northrop Grumman Win UK Navy Contract Aero-engine giant Rolls-Royce Plc and U.S. defense contractor Northrop Grumman have been awarded a $121.7 million contract to supply gas turbine packages for the UK's Royal Navy. The contract, awarded by British defense group BAE Systems Plc, will see the two companies supply 12 WR-21 marine gas turbine packages for the first six ships of a new fleet of Royal Navy defense destroyers.

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