Offshore Installations

  • Cracked Gearbox

    Bond Offshore Helicopters investigation into the ditching in the North Sea last Thursday, concurs with the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) report which indicated a component failure. Cracked gearbox […]

  • Safe to Fly

    The firm which makes Super Puma helicopters has said they are safe to fly after one ditched in the North Sea but flights are still suspended. Super Puma ‘safe to […]

  • Piracy Threatens Development

    Mozambique’s President Armando Guebuza (pictured) has expressed concern that his country’s future economic development could suffer the effects of piracy off the coast of Somalia being a threat to offshore […]

  • Helicopter Flights Suspended

    More helicopter flights have been grounded after the ditching of a Super Puma in the North Sea on Thursday. Bond suspends more North Sea helicopter flights Air accident investigators have […]

  • Oil & Gas Security 2012 Summit

    Day one of the Oil & Gas Security 2012 summit included speeches on topics ranging from SCEG to how to prevent your oil pipe being hot tapped. Vice Admiral Sir […]

  • Flights suspended

    Citing safety reasons, Bond Aviation Group has ordered the suspension of its EC225 Super Puma helicopter flights until further notice after the ditching of one of the aircraft in the North Sea. […]

  • Imtech in Aberdeen

    Imtech Marine announces the opening of a new office in Aberdeen. This new location in the Imtech Marine network will open officially on April 25 and will provide services to […]

  • Drill Attack

    Somali pirates have targeted a new Ocean Rig drillship off Tanzania. Seven pirates in a skiff armed with weapons launched an attack on the Petrobras operated 96,000-dwt “Poseidon” (built 2011) […]

  • Black Gold

    Observers have long felt that if Somalia had oil or gas reserves, then the approach to solving the piracy problems could be very different. We could be about to find […]

  • Exploration Issues

    While the effect of piracy on the movement of commodities is well documented, it seems we are now seeing the exploration and exploitation of gas and oil being hit too. […]