Rigs/Vessels: Asia

RCP gets fasttrack BOP order for SE Asia drillship

RCP has a contract to supply and install a BOP system from an unnamed Scandinavian drilling contractor. 

Keppel O&M buys Cameron’s offshore rig business including LeTourneau designs

Keppel Offshore & Marine USA has agreed to acquire Cameron International’s offshore rig business, including the LeTourneau jackup design, rig kit, and aftermarket services.

Keppel to convert Madura Strait BD floater

Keppel Shipyard has secured contracts to convert an FPSO and perform modifications for two offshore vessels.

SBM receives contract extension for Yetagun storage vessel

SBM Offshore has received notification of a three-year extension of its contract to operate the FSO Yetagun offshore Myanmar.

COSCO extends delivery of two floating accommodation units

COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard has extended the delivery of a second floating accommodations unit for an unnamed owner for no more than one year beyond the original October 2015 delivery date.

Aqualis to supervise liftboat construction for Mekers Offshore

Mekers Offshore has contracted Aqualis to supervise construction of two liftboats to be built by Dajin Heavy Industries in China.

Prosafe rigs find work in North Sea, offshore Philippines

Prosafe has issued an update on its offshore accommodation support rig fleet.

ACE lifting tools to support Jangkrik intervention program

ENI Indonesia has awarded ACE Winches a £1-million ($1.55-million) contract for the Jangkrik Muara Bakau project offshore Indonesia.

COSCO delivers Chinese PSV

COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard Co., Ltd. has delivered the platform supply vessel Hai Yang Shi You 660 to its Chinese buyer.

Ramform vessel schedule put back to 2016

PGS and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan have agreed on a revised construction schedule for two new Ramform seismic acquisition vessels.


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