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MODEC orders GE turbines for offshore Brazil presalt FPSO

GE’s Distributed Power division is to supply four LM2500+G4 aeroderivative gas turbine generators to MODEC.

Petrobras FPSOs queue up at SBM's new Brasa yard

Just across the Guanabara Bay from Rio de Janeiro and the global headquarters of Petrobras, SBM’s Brasa shipyard in Niteroi is completing its first project since opening in July 2012, the FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela. The remarkably urban location of the country’s only fully dedicated FPSO yard brings advantages as well as obstacles.

TGS signs LOI for four 2D seismic vessels for offshore Mexico projects

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. (TGS) has signed a letter of intent with SeaBird Exploration to charter up to four 2D seismic vessels to be used over the next 36 months.

Partnership forms Mexican offshore vessel venture

Oceanteam Shipping and Grupo Diavaz have formed a new company named DOT Shipping.

UTEC completes South American offshore survey project

UTEC Survey Inc. reports that it has completed a project in South America, for which the company provided survey services aboard the Ocean Spur jackup rig for rig move operations in the Amistad field in the Gulf of Guayaquil, offshore Ecuador.

Dolphin wins 3D seismic contracts

Dolphin Group ASA has received 3D seismic contracts for undisclosed clients in South America and northwest Europe. The surveys will be acquired during 3Q and 4Q 2014.

McDermott awarded subsea contract in Brazil

A McDermott International Inc. subsidiary has entered into an agreement with Petrobras to the supply the subsea lay vessel North Ocean 105.

Petrobras starts 7th round of OSV Fleet Renewal Plan

On March 17, Petrobras President Maria das Graças Silva Foster and Director of Exploration and Production José Formigli announced the start of the seventh round of the Fleet Renewal Plan for Offshore Support Vessels (Prorefam).

Petrobras starts P-58 offshore platform operations in Campos basin

Petrobras started up production platform P-58 operations on March 17 in the complex known as Parque das Baleias, off the coast of Espírito Santo state, in the Campos basin.

Kongsberg Maritime technology chosen for 10 Petrobras pipelay newbuilds

Petrobras has contracted Kongsberg Maritime to deliver technology packages for 10 new pipelaying vessels.

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Offshore Engineering in the Concordia Wreck Removal Project

In this webinar, TECON, design contractor in the Titan-Micoperi joint venture, will discuss how they used Bentley’s SACS software for the str...

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