Offshore News – SAIPEM wins Zohr Field Job – December 2018

Italian offshore contractor SAIPEM and Petrobel have negotiated an offshore contract addendum worth more than $1.2 billion. Saipem said on Thursday that the contract is for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) activities in relation to the “Ramp Up to Plateau” phase of the “supergiant” Zohr field development project situated in the Mediterranean Sea off […]

PASSER BY – Pipe Lay Crane Vessel  SAIPEM FDS – 11.03.2018. The 2000 built BHS flag pipe lay crane vessel SAIPEM FDS was spotted at 1719 hrs (1619 UTC)  passing by 47.4 nautical miles North off Valletta, Malta bound to Larnaca, Cyprus from Cartagena, Spain on Sunday 11th March 2018. She was built in South Korea by Samsung […]

OIL EXPLORATION – Cyprus states that Turkish Naval Ships continue to block drillship SAIPEM 12000 – 12.02.2018. Cyprus said on Saturday 10th February that it had an open line of communication with Italy after the drillship SAIPEM 12000 of energy giant ENI was reportedly forced to halt its course to Block 3 of the island’s […]

World’s Second Largest Crane Vessel at Malta Roads – SAIPEM 7000 SAIPEM 7000 is the world’s second largest crane vessel after the Heerema Marine Contractors owned THIALF. The crane radius of the Saipem 7000 grants a lifting capability of 14,000 tonnes at 42 meters while the Thialf can lift 14,200 tonnes at 31.2 meters. It is owned […]