Jumbo contracted to transport FSRU from Batam to Brazil

HEAVY Lift specialist Jumbo has been awarded the contract for the transportation and Installation of a FSRU Mooring System including riser and umbilical, off the coast of Aracaju, Sergipe, Brazil Jumbo’s Offshore division was awarded the contract by Sapura to perform the transportation and installation of the FSRU’s Mooring System as well as project management and engineering services. The mooring system comprises an anchor base and a rotating yoke arm

Bhagwan Marine continues “dynamic” expansion with addition of two new vessels

JUST months after moving its corporate headquarters to Perth in order to strengthen relationships with Western Australia’s largest oil and gas clients, Bhagwan Marine has announced an expansion of its offshore support vessel fleet. The CMV Athos and the DP2 SeaMaster are both Dynamic Positioning (DP2) vessels, combining enhanced capabilities with greatly improved efficiency, safety and manoeuvrability. The CMV Athos is a 65m ABS Classed, Multi-Purpose Anchor Handling Tug Supply

AOG 2019 Call For Subsea Forum Speakers

In partnership with the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT), Subsea Energy Australia (SEA) and Subsea UK the AOG Subsea Forum is a free-to-attend conference that addresses the latest trends, issues and developments in the Australian subsea industry. Held over three days in a theatre on the AOG exhibition floor, the Subsea Forum is the largest gathering of subsea professionals in Australia. Why speak at the Subsea Forum? The purpose of

Woodside awards SEA Scarborough Export Trunkline contract

SUBSEA Engineering Associates Pty Ltd (SEA) has been awarded the contract for Define Phase engineering services for the Scarborough Development Export Trunkline from Woodside Energy Limited. This will enable SEA to utilise the award-winning ICE Platform, and enable rapid delivery of engineering and a mature digital basis of design to be carried into FEED. SEA have subcontracted INTECSEA Pty Ltd to provide specialised deepwater experience gained on international projects. The

VEEM’s Gyrostabilizers pass international sea trial

AUSTRALIA-based propeller, fin system and gyrostabiliser manufacturer VEEM Ltd reports that leading international ship builder Damen Shipyards Group has successfully undertaken sea trails utilising VEEM Gyrostabilizers on board a Damen Fast Crew Supplier vessel. Over two days in June, Damen hosted international delegates from the offshore renewable and non-renewable industries on board a Damen Fast Crew Supplier 5009 fitted with two VEEM VG260SD Gyrostabilizers and equipped with an Ampelmann L-type

Maersk Supply Service completes rig tow from Africa to offshore WA

MAERSK Supply Service has successfully completed the tow of a semi-submersible from Las Palmas, Canary Islands to north west Western Australia. The tow was carried out by new-build Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessel Maersk Master of the Starfish series, whose energy efficient design minimised fuel costs during transit. The first leg of the tow of the semi-submersible MODU rig was direct from Las Palmas to Cape Town. Maersk Master and

Polarcus chosen for big Beehive 3D survey off Australian coast

MELBANA Energy Limited reports that Polarcus has been awarded the contract to undertake the Beehive 3D Seismic Survey over the Beehive Prospect, one of the largest undrilled hydrocarbon structures in Australia. The Beehive 3D Seismic Survey is being operated by Santos pursuant to an Operations Services Agreement and is fully funded by French major Total and Santos. The Beehive 3D survey is expected to be commenced in July and completed

Wood launches next phase of local industry collaboration into subsea equipment reliability

Wood has announced the next phase of a collaborative industry effort to develop a better understanding of the reliability of subsea equipment for use offshore Australia. The company is leading the Subsea Equipment Australian Reliability Joint Industry Project (SEAR JIP); an initiative supported by a group of operators including Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Quadrant and Woodside. The project is focused on collaboration and knowledge sharing in order to improve subsea equipment design

Government celebrating go-ahead for Gorgon Stage 2

THE Western Australian Government has welcomed news that Chevron has elected to move to the next stage of development of the giant Gorgon Project. WA Premier, Mark McGowan, said Chevron Australia’s subsea development at Gorgon will create hundreds of Western Australian jobs, continued domestic gas supplies and provide a major boost to the State’s economy. The Gorgon Stage Two Project (GS2) will kick-off in 2019 with drilling set to commence

Atlas Professionals to operate marine services JV in Australasia

  Eight months after it was established as a joint venture between Programmed Maintenance Services Ltd and Netherlands-headquartered Atlas Professionals ANZ Holdings BV, Atlas Programmed Marine JV (JV) has today announced it will operate in Australasia under the name Atlas Professionals. The JV currently provides a broad range of services to the offshore oil and gas and marine sectors throughout Australia and New Zealand, including manning, logistics support, agency, catering