Mammoet secures biggest ever contract for the Arctic LNG 2 project

Technip-led joint venture NovArctic in cooperation with Saipem and NIPIgas has choosen Mammoet as a contractor for the Arctic LNG 2 project. Over the course of four years, Mammoet will install 42 large modules onto three concrete GBS in Murmansk, Russia. The project is expected to use a total of around 2,000 SPMT axles, several …

Subsea 7 wins UK offshore contract

Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) for the Blythe and Vulcan Satellites field development, located in the UK sector of the southern North Sea. The offshore contractor defines this project as sizeable which represents between USD 50 million and USD 150 million. The contract scope includes the project …

Kroustalelis Special Transport trusts Goldhofer heavy-duty modules

Greek special transport company, Kroustalelis, relied on a Goldhofer THP/LTSO heavy-duty combination as a trailer combination to transport a 67-meter-long naphtha splitter and an equally long deisohexanizer from the production facility of EKME S.A. in Thessaloniki to the local port for onward shipment. Kroustalelis Special Transport handled the first stage of the journey to the …

Osprey signs shipbuilding contract worth £3m

The UK-based specialist logistics firm, Osprey Group, has recently signed a £3m shipbuilding contract for two new offshore barges, Osprey Bouwer and Osprey Fabrique. Ideal for work supporting the offshore renewables and oil and gas industries., the two new barges will both be 50 meters long, with a beam of 18.8 meter and a depth …

SPIE Oil & Gas Services names new Managing Director

European provider of multi-technical services in the fields of energy and communications, SPIE Oil & Gas Services, has announced the appointment of Christophe Bernhard as Managing Director, succeeding Yves Compañy, who is leaving after 19 years within the Group. Christophe Bernhart began his career in 1997 at CAMOM (Bouygues Offshore) before taking up the position …

Al Faris transports 19 vessels for a crude-oil production facility in Abu Dhabi.

Over a period of 3 months, Al Faris has transported 19 various vessels covering a distance of 150 km for a crude-oil production facility in Abu Dhabi. The heavy lift specialist provided its client with a complete solution for loading these vessels from different manufacturer’s locations to Hamriyah and Jebel Ali Port. Then received these …

New oil refinery project in Algeria

Algerian Sonatrach has signed a contract with Tecnicas Reunidas & Samsung Engineering Group for the construction of the Hasse Messaoud oil refinery to be built at Haoud El Hamra. Its processing capacity will be 5 million tonnes per year. The Spanish contractor and the South Korean company will be responsible for executing the engineering, procurement, …

New addition to Roll Group fleet

Roll Group has added another Module Carrier into their fleet. With a length of 146m, a width of 32m and 12,285t deadweight, this vessel is slightly smaller than the current Module Carriers, BigRoll Bering and BigRoll Beaufort, but it has many similarities. The flush cargo deck measures 123.8 x 32.2 m, compared to 125 x …

Al Faris uses Enerpac SBL900 gantry system

One of the leading Middle Eastern heavy lifting company, Al Faris Group, has been recently contracted to provide complete logistics from loading to the transportation of over-sized oil refinery equipment from Jafza Port, Dubai to storage at Dubai World Centre, UAE. This involved 12 axle heavy transport vehicles as well as self-propelled modular transporters (PST/SL-E …

Successful start-up of Egyptian Refinery

Qatar Petroleum has announced the successful start-up of the Egyptian Refining Company (ERC) Refinery project located in Mostorod, north of the Egyptian capital Cairo. Qatar Petroleum owns 38.1% in the Arabian Refinery Company, which in turn owns 66.6% in ERC. All the units of the ERC Refinery are now operating, and are expected to ramp …