Indian nationals left stranded on an offshore supply vessel in Aberdeen will find out today if they will finally receive cash after they were left unpaid for months of labour.
Both the Malaviya Seven in Europe’s oil capital and the Malaviya 20 in Great Yarmouth have been docked since they were stopped by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency last month.
Negotiations have been done on behalf of the workers’ by the International Transport Federation (ITF) to collect the payment from GOL Offshore.
Ken Fleming, ITF coordinator for Great Britain and Ireland, said: “We promised those on board these vessels we would make sure they received the payment they were due.
Ocean Installer has been awarded a turnkey project for procurement and installation of a spread mooring chain system for a floating storage unit (FSU) in Malta.
The mooring installation and hook-up takes place in Marsaxlokk Bay, where the FSU will be providing re-gasified LNG for the fueling of electricity generators onshore at Delimara power station.
As the company informed, the client is ElectroGas Malta.
Danish shipping and oil group A. P. Moller-Maersk could be split up into separate companies, its chairman said on Thursday after naming Soren Skou, the head of its container business, as chief executive.
Maersk shares rose more than 10 percent on the news with investors speculating on a break-up of the company and seeing the appointment as a sign of a more profound restructuring.
Nine wells were drilled safely and efficiently by the Seadrill West Hercules in the Flemish Pass Basin, located approximately 500 kilometers east of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. The results have improved Statoil’s understanding of the frontier Flemish Pass Basin.
THE HAGUE, the Netherlands – Shell plans to apply the brakes to capital spending between now and 2020. CEO Ben van Beurden said the aim was to “re-shape Shell into a more focused and more resilient company…”
Integrated gas, previously a growth priority for the company, has reached critical mass following its recent acquisition of BG, he added. “The pace of new investment will slow here, and integrated gas will now prioritize the generation of free cash flow and returns.”
Instead, Shell plans to prioritize deepwater production, in particular offshore Brazil and in the Gulf of Mexico.
Bibby Offshore is moving into the offshore wind array cable installation market with the acquisition of a power cable lay carousel from Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS).
Bibby Offshore and ESS have also entered into strategic alliance by way of a framework agreement.
GAC EnvironHull’s hull cleaning system, HullWiper, will be available for vessels berthing in the Port of Rotterdam next month.
HullWiper, which will be demonstrated at the Port of Rotterdam on June 23, is a diver-free remotely operated vehicle (ROV) that eliminates the need for divers to clean the vessel.
As part of the National Science Foundation Ocean Observing Initiative (NSF-OOI) Cabled Array project SubC Imaging was selected as the vendor for providing underwater High Definition Video Cameras (1Cam) and Lights (Aquarea LED) to the Applied Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington for the CAM HD instrument.