Lerwick: Port with proven track record


Lerwick Harbour’s strategic location has been the building block for its huge contribution to the development of east Shetland Basin oil fields over the past 50 years.


Opinion: It’s just flip sides of the same North Atlantic coin


It seems like I’ve been writing about various bits of the Atlantic Frontier, from the Arctic to the Falkland Islands, forever. Reality is I’ve been at it for 27 years so roughly half the lifespan of the UK Continental Shelf.

Oil & Gas

Bluewater Energy Services nets Rosebank contract


Bluewater Energy Services has been awarded a contract for the engineering, procurement, construction and integration (ECPI) of a major turret and mooring system for the Rosebank Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel. Chevron’s £6billion Rosebank oil development west of Shetland is widely regarded as having the potential to unlock a region which holds a significant portion of the UK’s undeveloped oil and gas resources. The turret and mooring system contract, which was awarded by Hyundai Heavy Idustries (HHI), will be a key component of the Rosebank FPSO.