Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. has awarded contracts to VT Halter Marine, Inc. of Pascagoula, Mississippi, and Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. of Panama City, Florida, for the construction of 16 highspecification offshore supply vessels, in connection with its latest newbuild construction program announced on November 7. Each yard will build eight 300-class vessels, and the contracts include options to build additional units.
Technip SA has formed a new worldwide consultancy, a subsea and offshore engineering services company. This new company is a combination of Technip’s wholly owned subsidiary Genesis Oil and Gas Consultants and the deepwater engineering team of Technip in Houston. The newly formed organization, called Genesis, will have major offices in Houston, London, Aberdeen, and Perth.
Oceaneering International, Inc.’s board of directors has elected David K. Lawrence as Vice-President, General Counsel, and Secretary, effective January 1, 2012.
National Oilwell Varco, Inc. announced that Loren Singletary has been promoted to Vice-President, Investor and Industry Relations, and David Reid has been promoted to Senior Vice-President of Global Accounts and Chief Sales Officer.
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) of South Korea has awarded a $6 million order to Rockwell Automation to provide emergency shutdown, fire and gas safety systems, and engineering ...