Rigs/Vessels: Middle East

Fugro Scout completes work offshore Middle East

Fugro Scout, Fugro’s new 83-m (272-ft) ultra-deepwater geotechnical drilling vessel, has completed its first project in the Middle East.

OE 2015: ROV work class operations market lower on weaker rates & utilization

Douglas-Westwood (DW) forecast the market for the operation of work-class ROVs to total $14.2 billion over the period to 2019, in the seventh edition of the World ROV Operations Market Forecast.

International rig count rises in August

Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE:BHI) has found the international offshore rig count outside the US and Canada for August was 270, six more than the prior month.

Damen Twin Axe workboat destined for Middle East

Damen Shipyards has delivered a Damen Fast Crew Supplier 2610 workboat to Atlantic Maritime Group.

Three Eurasia jackups active in Caspian Sea

Eurasia Drilling Co. has issued a review of its operations in the Caspian Sea during the first half of this year.

Topaz Middle East vessel demand holds steady

Topaz Energy and Marine remains positive over prospects for offshore support vessels in the Middle East and Caspian regions.

MedMarine takes delivery of Safi Port tug

MedMarine has taken delivery of the first of a series of eight units being built at Med Groups’ parent Eregli shipyard in Turkey.

BW Group to supply FSRU for EGAS

Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. has contracted BW Group to provide a floating, storage, and regasification unit for an LNG regasification project in Ain Sokhna Port, Egypt.

Rowan Companies sells two jackups, enters into multiple contracts

Rowan Companies has provided an update on its fleet status. 

Vallianz contracts two self-elevating platforms to the Middle East

Vallianz will supply two self-elevating platforms to an unnamed national oil company in the Middle East starting in 3Q 2015 and extending for five years.


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