Top News of the Week Dec 30, 2013 – Jan 5, 2014

‘Deepsea Aberdeen’ Rig Sinks at Korean Yard

‘Deepsea Aberdeen’ Rig Sinks at Korean Yard

On 28 December 2013, the semisubmersible “Deepsea Aberdeen”, currently under construction at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in Korea, experienced water ingress on pontoon while moored at the yard’s quay.

 

Rig Sinks in Saudi Arabia. Three Workers Dead

Rig Sinks in Saudi Arabia. Three Workers Dead

Three workers drowned in Saudi Arabia when an offshore rig sank during maintenance works last Friday.

 

Harkand Orders DSCV from VARD

Harkand Orders DSCV from VARD

Vard Holdings Limited (“VARD”), one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized vessels, has secured a contract with a new customer, Harkand Group (Harkand), for the design and construction of one Diving Support and Construction Vessel.

 

Peter Voser Steps Down as Shell CEO

Peter Voser Steps Down as Shell CEO

As previously announced, Peter Voser stepped down as Chief Executive Officer and as a director of Royal Dutch Shell plc with effect from 1 January, 2014, marking the end of 29 years with the company.

 

Fire Breaks Out at Petrobras’ Platform. Two Injured

Fire Breaks Out at Petrobras’ Platform. Two Injured

Two workers were injured last Thursday after a fire broke out on a Petrobras-operated floating production platform at the Marlim field in the Campos Basin, offshore Brazil.

 

KBR Wins Shah Deniz Stage 2 Engineering & Procurement Contract

KBR Wins Shah Deniz Stage 2 Engineering & Procurement Contract

KBR has been awarded a contract by BP Exploration (Shah Deniz) Limited to provide detailed engineering and procurement support services for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 Project located in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea.

 

Most Read News of the Year 2013

Most Read News of the Year 2013

Most Read News of the Year 2013

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