Market improvement worldwide

The S&P market for Offshore vessels of all kinds are improving, with several transactions completed at higher value.
Speculators that dared to buy up vessels or companies at the downturn is now cashing in:

John Fredriksen is on the prowl again:

Qatar issue contracts for 8 rigs to work in the North Field:

The US based, Chinese owned drilling contractor Northern Offshore clinch two of the contracts.