Jumbo Offshore installs Petrobras torpedo pile mooring system with just one vessel

Jumbo Offshore has executed the transport and installation of a torpedo pile mooring system, including mooring for flexible risers, umbilical for Libra Consortiums “Guanabara” FPSO. While this type of installation previously required the mobilisation of up to three anchor handling tugs, Jumbo carried out the entire contract using only its J-class offshore installation vessel Fairplayer, …

First “game changer” from Liebherr goes to Sarens

The demand from the market for large crawler cranes is growing, for example in the petrochemicals industry and port handling involving enormous components for offshore applications. Driven by the energy revolution, part weights are increasing all the time, particularly when handling components for offshore wind turbines. Liebherr has decided to meet this challenge and has …

Blue Water acquires Guyana-based Falcon Logistics

Blue Water acquired the Guyana-owned and operated Falcon Logistics Inc. The international transport and logistics company handles large volumes of cargo for the Oil and Gas sector into Guyana and with the acquisition of Falcon, the company has expanded the range of services to include shore base, warehousing, trucking, laydown management, heavy haulage and lifting project-related …

First successful docking at Al Zour refinery

In January a first ship has berthed to the offshore loading platform of Al Zour refinery in Kuwait to deliver the products necessary for its start-up. This operation is the first introduction of hydrocarbons into the marine facilities and constitutes a major milestone for the project. The Zour refinery is the largest refining capacity (615 000 …

Blue Water opens two new offices in the Middle East

Active in the Middle East since the mid-80s, Blue Water is opening two additional offices in Iraq and Saudi Arabia. This is to underline and strengthen the objective of servicing customers across the business with a regional and local presence. “We want to expand our global presence to serve current and future customers in the …

Petrofac forms industry alliance

Petrofac, Repsol Sinopec Resources UK and TechnipFMC have formed an industry alliance which seeks to maximise the recovery of oil and gas from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Under the terms of the partnership, Petrofac will provide all services associated with topsides engineering and operations support, whilst TechnipFMC will deploy its iFEED  front-end engineering and …