OOS joins decommissioning joint venture

Offshore staff SEROOSKERKE, the Netherlands – OOS International has joined a consortium of Lloyd’s Register and Worley to provide offshore operators with end-to-end decommissioning, from…

Boskalis Buys Salvage Firm Ardent Americas

Image Credit: Boskalis Dutch dredging and marine services giant Boskalis has acquired the U.S.-based maritime emergency response specialist Ardent Americas. Ardent, created by the 2015…

China resumes work on giant heavy-lift vessel

Concept: the Lankun heavy-lift vessel Photo: Image SHANDONG MARINE New company created to finance, build and operate unit destined for offshore decommissioning and installation work…

Opportunities Abound in Asia Pac

(File photo: Heerema Marine Contractors) Decommissioning in Southeast Asia and Australia offers a US$100 billion opportunity out to 2040 with a million tonnes of steel…

Schlumberger Wins P&A Work with Well-Safe

Well-Safe Guardian – Image: Well-Safe The UK offshore decommissioning specialist Well-Safe Solutions has awarded “significant work scope” to Schlumberger for the provision of Plug and…

Ulstein converts Aegir into heavy-lift vessel

ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands – Ulstein has converted Heerema Marine Contractors’ Aegir from a deepwater construction into a heavy-lift vessel. After Heerema’s strategic reposition on its…

James Fisher Sister Companies Merge

(Photo: James Fisher Offshore) Offshore services firm James Fisher Offshore (JFO) said it is consolidating its services with those of its sister company James Fisher…

Decommissioning Hard to Nail Down

The North Sea decommissioning picture is murky at best, and its constantly evolving timetable is proving difficult to plan for, judging by the qualify…