Seaonics Secures Equipment Package Contract
Vard Holdings Limited, through its specialized subsidiary Seaonics, has secured a large equipment contract for a vessel under construction at Fincantieri S.p.A. Based in Ålesund, Norway, Seaonics designs and manufactures offshore handling equipment to improve all critical lift and handling operations. Its products are used in subsea construction, module handling, well intervention, reservoir exploration, ocean trawling and other specialized applications in the offshore and marine industries.
Aker Kvaerner Awarded Drilling Equipment Contracts
Aker Kvaerner has been awarded two drilling equipment contracts by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd (DSME) in Korea; one for a single drillship, the other one for a semi rig. The total contract value for Aker Kvaerner is approximately $213m. The scope of work for both contracts is to deliver complete drilling equipment packages including installation and commissioning supervision. The contracts will be executed by the Aker Kvaerner subsidiary, Aker Kvaerner MH in Kristiansand, Norway which is recognised for its field-proven drilling equipment. The delivery of drilling equipment to DSME's drillship will be based on a solution delivered to ultra deepwater semi submersibles, and will be adapted to fit their multipurpose floater.
Aker Kvaerner $130m Contract from Daewoo Shipbuilding
Norwegian oil services group Aker Kvaerner said it has been awarded a drilling equipment contract from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co in Korea for an ultradeep drillship. Aker Kvaerner said the total contract is worth about $130m. The group said it will deliver a drilling equipment package including installation and commissioning supervision. The drillship is scheduled for delivery in the third quarter of 2011. Source: Thompson Financial
MacGregor Wins Big Deck Equipment Order
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured deck equipment contract for a series of eight 58,500 dwt bulk carriers under construction at New Times Shipbuilding in China. The vessels are being built for Lemissoler Navigation (Front Marine), based in Cyprus, with the delivery of the first two vessels scheduled to start around August 2015. The contract will see MacGregor deliver complete equipment packages comprising electric pole-changing winches, steering gear, air compressors, hatch covers and variable frequency drive (VFD) electric cranes, four per ship.
Brazil AHTS Contract Breakthrough for Havyard
Havyard says it is to deliver the ship design and equipment for four anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels that are to be built and operated by the Brazilian shipping company and shipyard group Grupo CBO. The contract has been entered into by Havyard Design & Solutions, which is responsible for the development of the ship design and for integration and coordination of the equipment packages. The contract also includes deliveries from other business areas in Havyard Group, including Havyard IAS (integrated automation and alarm systems)…
Aker Kvaerner Awarded Drilling Equipment Contract
Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a contract with Neptune Marine & Drilling Pte Ltd in Singapore for delivery of a drilling equipment to the Neptune Explorer drillship. The total contract value for Aker Kvaerner is approximately $23m. "This contract which consists of derrick drill floor equipment and motion compensation are based on Aker Kvaerner MH's standard drilling equipment. This contract with Neptun is our latest project that will benefit from standardisation of our drilling equipment," says Roald Amundsen, President of Aker Kvaerner MH. The drilling equipment package will be delivered end 2006/ beginning 2007.
Aker Kvaerner Awarded Drilling Equipment Contract
Aker Kvaerner has signed a contract with Jurong Shipyard Pte. Ltd in Singapore for delivery of a drilling system for one ultra deepwater drilling semi-submersible unit. The total contract value for Aker Kvaerner is approximately $113m. The contract is undertaken by the Aker Kvaerner subsidiary, Aker Kvaerner MH in Kristiansand. The scope of work is to deliver a complete drilling package consisting of engineering, drilling equipment deliveries and subsea equipment. The award is based on the second option included in a contract Aker Kvaerner MH signed with Jurong Shipyard beginning of October 2005. This delivery is an identical copy to previous deliveries to Jurong and will be a highly efficient system designed for parallel operations.
Shell Prelude FLNG Project – Loading Gear Contract
FMC Technologies, Inc. has announced that it has signed an agreement with Technip France, on behalf of the Technip Samsung Consortium (TSC), to supply offshore loading arm systems as part of the 'Shell Prelude' Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Project. FMC's scope of supply includes seven offshore footless marine loading arms, four for liquefied natural gas and three for liquefied petroleum gas. FMC's Loading Systems business in Sens, France will design and manufacture the equipment. FLNG opens up new business opportunities for countries looking to develop their gas resources, bringing more natural gas to market. Shell is the first to go ahead with such a project, Prelude FLNG.
Eastern Echo Orders Seismic Vessels
Eastern Echo Holding Plc signed the shipbuilding contracts with Dubai Drydocks and the design and equipment contracts with Ulstein Design AS, for two seismic vessels, each capable of towing up to 12 streamers. The shipbuilding contracts conclude and replace the original letter of intent (LOI) announced on the 20 September 2007. ‘We are pleased to announce the signing of these contracts today with Dubai Drydocks and Ulstein Design AS. The two new seismic vessels covered under this agreement will ensure the placement of the Eastern Echo fleet at the top end of the premium 3D seismic segment’, comments CEO Rolf Rønningen in Eastern Echo.
Aker Kvaerner Gets Drilling Equipment Contract for Samsung
Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. in Korea has awarded Aker Kvaerner a contract for delivery of a new drilling rig to Eastern Drilling's West E-Drill project. The project will start immediately at Aker Kvaerner's subsidiary Aker Kvaerner MH, with delivery of the drilling equipment package in the second half of 2007. The new contract was an option in a contract Aker Kvaerner MH signed with Samsung in June 2005, and the scope is similar for both contracts The drilling system will be a highly efficient system designed for parallel operations and operation at remote locations.
Aker Kvaerner Awarded Drilling Equipment Contract with Daewoo
Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd in South Korea for delivery of drilling facilities for an ultra deepwater semi submersible drilling rig ordered by an international drilling contractor. The total contract value for Aker Kvaerner is approximately $86m. The award is based on an option included in a contract Aker Kvaerner signed with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd in February 2006. The work is undertaken by the Aker Kvaerner subsidiary, Aker Kvaerner MH in Kristiansand. The scope of work for Aker Kvaerner MH is to deliver a complete drilling package including engineering, equipment deliveries and commissioning services. The ultra deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig is scheduled for delivery in 2009.
Aker Kvaerner Awarded Drilling Equipment Contract
Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co Ltd in South Korea for delivery of drilling facilities for an ultra deepwater semi submersible drilling rig ordered by an international drilling contractor. The total contract value for Aker Kvaerner is approximately USD 86 million. The award is based on an option included in a contract Aker Kvaerner signed with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd in February 2006. The work is undertaken by the Aker Kvaerner subsidiary, Aker Kvaerner MH in Kristiansand. The scope of work for Aker Kvaerner MH is to deliver a complete drilling package including engineering, equipment deliveries and commissioning services. The ultra deepwater semi-submersible drilling rig is scheduled for delivery in 2009.
Aker Kvaerner Awarded Drilling Equipment Contract
Aker Kvaerner has signed a contract with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd in South Korea for delivery of drilling systems for two semi-submersible drilling rigs ordered by SeaDrill. The total contract value for Aker Kvaerner is approximately NOK 930 million. The scope of work for Aker Kvaerner MH is to deliver two complete drilling packages consisting of engineering, equipment deliveries and commissioning services. The contract between Daewoo shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. and Aker Kvaerner MH includes opportunities for options to be agreed and amended at a later stage. The deepwater semi-submersible drilling rigs are scheduled for delivery in Q1/2008 and Q3/2008.
VTS Slated For Hong Kong
Pacific Century CyberWorks Ltd. said its PCCW-HKT telecommunications unit on Wednesday signed an agreement to provide advanced vessel traffic monitoring systems for the Hong Kong Marine Department. PCCW said the agreement was signed with Holland Institute of Traffic Technology (HITT), to which the Hong Kong government has awarded a HK$158 million surveillance equipment contract with PCCW-HKT as its sub-contractor. The marine project is due for completion by the end of 2001. HITT will be responsible for the project's overall design and software applications development. PCCW-HKT will operate and maintain the system once it is up and running.
Spill Response Tackled In New Contract
The International Spill Control Organization (ISCO) and BIMCO are working together to develop a standard contract for spill response services. The contract is expected to be published by the end of the year. The Spill Response Services and Equipment Contract is designed for situations where a spill incident occurs and the shipowner or other stakeholder (the “requesting party”) needs to contract for clean-up services, counter pollution measures, and hire of equipment. Terms and…
Transas Equips Brodospolit Tanker
Transas has delivered a comprehensive equipment set to the first of two P-960 project tankers to be built at the Brodosplit Shipyard, Croatia. The equipment contract for the two 108,000 tons displacement tanker new buildings was signed in November 2002. M/T “Sakhalin Island” is supplied with a complete Transas Navi-Sailor 3000 ECDIS, designed in compliance with the latest IMO regulations for UAIS interface, and is enhanced with navigational consoles, ARPA/Radar and Navi-Conning display.
New Offshore Equipment Contracts for Maritime Pusnes
The Aker Kvaerner subsidiary, Maritime Pusnes, has had a busy start to the new year winning contracts for over NOK 180 million. The contracts involve both marine and offshore equipment demonstrating MP's strength in both these market sectors. Two contracts to supply mooring and riser pull-in equipment for a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel that will be located off the coast of Angola. The mooring equipment consists of 12 underwater (hull-mounted) fairleads for 146 mm chain. Two large linear wire winches will be supplied to pull in and tension the mooring lines. In addition, 12 deck-mounted chain stoppers and overboard fairleads will be produced.
MacGregor Wins Damen RoRo Contract
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a contract from Dutch shipbuilding group, Damen Shipyards, for the design and delivery of key components for RoRo access equipment for two 80m ice-class RoPax ferries destined to operate in Canada. The investment in these new vessels is part of the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Government's vessel renewal programme. The first ferry is scheduled for delivery in 2015 and will operate on the Fogo Island and Change Islands service. The second is scheduled for delivery in 2016 and will operate on the Bell Island service.
Cobham Comms for Six Newbuild CBO OSVs
Companhia Brasileira de Offshore (CBO) has chosen Cobham SATCOM VSAT and Satellite TV (TVRO) antennas in addition to radio communication equipment for installation on six new Offshore Support Vessels (OSV). CBO’s state-of-the-art new OSVs have been commissioned to fulfil development contracts offshore Brazil and will be entering service during 2017 and 2018. The Cobham SATCOM equipment has been installed and is already supporting operations on the first of the new OSVs, with installation aboard the second vessel scheduled this month.
Bedeschi Bags Cargo Handling Equipment Order
An order for cargo handling equipment to be used on Nautilus Minerals’ production support vessel has been awarded to Italy’s Bedeschi SPA, marking the second major equipment contract to be awarded by the shipyard, Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Limited. The cargo handling system will be used on the production support vessel to load the dewatered material into four storage holds and is designed to recover the material from the storage holds and transfer it directly to a handymax vessel for shipment of the material to China. Last year Nautilus announced it had entered into an agreement with Marine Assets Corporation (MAC), for the charter of a vessel to be first deployed for use at the Solwara 1 Project and that MAC had entered into a contract with Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Ltd.…
Ulstein Wins Design, Equipment SRI Contract
Ulstein has been awarded the design and equipment contract for Van Oord’s new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’. Working in close cooperation with Van Oord, this is the first fully integrated design where Ulstein is responsible for the development and integration of both the mission equipment and vessel design. The vessel will be constructed at Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group in China and be delivered in 2016. The dynamically-positioned vessel is a unique, innovative design featuring a DP-3 system…
MacGregor's Deck Equipment For Chinese Shipyard
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a comprehensive deck equipment contract from New Times Shipyard, in China, for Intership Navigation Co Ltd's three new 36,500 dwt Laker-class bulk carriers. The vessels will each feature an optimised MacGregor cargo-handling system comprising MacGregor cranes and hatch covers as well as Hatlapa steering gear and electrically-driven variable frequency drive (VFD) Hatlapa deck equipment. "The MacGregor team supported Intership with its cargo-handling solution development at a very early stage with planning sessions…
MacGregor Deck Equipment for Intership's Eco-bulkers
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a deck equipment contract from New Times Shipyard in China for Intership Navigation Co Ltd.'s three new 36,500 dwt laker-class bulk carriers. The vessels will each feature an optimized MacGregor cargo-handling system comprising MacGregor cranes and hatch covers as well as Hatlapa steering gear and electrically-driven variable frequency drive (VFD) Hatlapa deck equipment. "The MacGregor team supported Intership with its cargo-handling solution development at a very early stage with planning sessions…