Rigs/Vessels: Africa

Ocean Rig extends drillship contract with ENI offshore Angola

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ:ORIG) has extended the contract for the drillship Ocean Rig Poseidon to ENI Angola for a further one year until 2Q 2017.

Trelleborg to moor two FPSOs offshore Angola

Trelleborg has won a contract to supply tandem mooring systems for two FPSOs offshore Angola. 

Ophir goes to Golar for Fortuna FLNG vessel

Ophir Energy has signed a binding heads of terms for a chartering and operating services agreement with Golar LNG.

Yinson Genesis to get Kongsberg electrical, instrument, telecom equipment

Kongsberg Maritime has been selected to supply a complete electrical, instrument, and telecom solution for the new Yinson Production (West Africa) Pte Ltd. FPSO, Yinson Genesis

InterMoor completes mooring replacement project offshore Equatorial Guinea

InterMoor Inc. has replaced components in an FPU mooring system offshore Equatorial Guinea on schedule.

Transocean gets Sedco Express contract extension

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) has won a 45-day contract extension for the Sedco Express offshore Nigeria at a day rate of $300,000. 

Damen to build supply vessels destined for West Africa

L.A.T Cleveson has contracted Damen Shipyards Group to supply two PSV 3300 platform supply vessels and two FCS 5009 fast crew supplier vessels for use off Nigeria and in the Gulf of Guinea.

Eni contracts Hercules 260 for West Africa

Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ: HERO) has signed a five-year contract with a subsidiary of Eni S.p.A. for use of the Hercules 260 in West Africa.

InterMoor completes riser and mooring disconnection off Angola

InterMoor has completed operations for the disconnection and laydown of risers and mooring lines on an FPSO facility offshore Angola.

Scana to engineer Ghana floater moorings

Scana Offshore Vestby has won a contract to supply mooring equipment to Yinson Production (West Africa) in Singapore for use on the FPSO that will serve Eni’s Offshore Cape Three Points development project offshore Ghana.


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