Offshore vessel owner Topaz Energy and Marine has signed contract extensions with BP for 12 vessels operating in Azerbaijan.

Oil major BP has announced that it will begin to sell very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) with a maximum sulphur content of 0.5% that meets the upcoming IMO 2020 regulation, following successful sea trials in the Amsterdam/Rotterdam/Antwerp (ARA) and Singapore hubs.

Golar LNG’s Gimi MS Corporation has inked a 20-year lease and operate agreement (LOA) with BP for the charter of FLNG Gimi, for which Keppel Corp has agreed to subscribe to a 30% stake.

Golar LNG is to carry out another Floating LNG (FLNG) conversion at Keppel Shipyard for BP in West Africa.

Nordic American Tankers (NAT) has inked another time charter with an oil major - this time BP.

The final day of Marintec South America 2017 highlighted some of the major developments taking place in Brazil’s maritime industries and the international impact these will have.

UAE-headquartered OSV owner Topaz Energy & Marine reported a $3.3m loss in the first quarter as constant challenges in the Middle East and Africa regions remain.

BP Egypt has signed a pair of one year contract extensions for two time charter contracts with Deep Sea Supply.

BP Singapore’s former eastern regional director for marine fuels, Clarence Chang Peng Hong, is facing charges with pocketing $3.95m in bribes, reports said.

DNV GL has classed the world’s largest semi-submersible drilling rig, Ocean Greatwhite.

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