Offshore Industry News
Dutch ship owner C-Bed has contracted Wärtsilä Ship Design to supply the design for the rebuilding of its Seismic Survey Vessel, the Viking II, for use as a hotel vessel. When completed, the rebuilt ship will be used to accommodate..
For the first time in twenty years, the Port of Den Helder welcomed the arrival of an imposing drilling platform on 29 September. The Paragon C462, weighing the equivalent of around six thousand cars, will be undergoing inspection and maintenance..
Five of the most important national maritime awards for shipping companies, shipyards, students, designers and suppliers have been presented during the Maritime Awards Gala 2015. The awards were handed out in the presence of over 850 guests, including the editors of..
JDR has expanded its service footprint with PD Ports in Hartlepool to support its continued growth in the oil and gas and renewables sectors. JDR has been a tenant at the Port of Hartlepool since first acquiring 97,000 square foot..
With the symbolic turning of the first turf, departing Director Piet-Hein Kolff and incoming interim Director Whitney Veen of the Port of Den Helder together with Kees Jan Tuin, Director of the contracting firm A. Tuin Den Helder marked the..
International oilfield services company Expro has strengthened its operations in the North Sea with USD 25 million in contract wins secured in the UK and Norway, where it will officially open a new facility later in September. The company has..
Elebia has made available two major enhancements to its automatic hook range, which keeps crane operators and those responsible for rigging at a safe distance when connecting loads to lifting equipment. The patented Elebia hook is equipped with a magnet..
Holmatro has developed a modular skidding system for the transportation, placement and installation of a transformer. The principle of the system is that relatively little power is needed to move heavy loads horizontally. A double-acting hydraulic cylinder was fitted in..
Doedijns, member of DGI and specialist in engineered hydraulic and pneumatic solutions, has recently supplied the complete hydraulic system for a pile gripper frame to Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems. The system has been installed and commissioned and is currently..
During its first commercial application, the newly developed Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT) of CAPE Holland has successfully installed four piles in up to 90-metre water depth. This installation is part of the pre-piling project for the Culzean Wellhead Platform jacket..
For Paul Meijering Stainless Steel the Offshore Energy Exhibition is always interesting for the presentation of the company and the products they sell. The company has recently extended their stock with seamless tubes and fittings in ASTM A-312 and ASTM..
Busch Vacuum Pumps & Systems is one of the largest family-owned manufacturers of vacuum pumps, blowers and compressors in the world. Due to its immense line of vacuum pumps, expertise and experience in the building of vacuum systems, and its..
Last September HSM Offshore in Schiedam (Netherlands) completed the detailed engineering, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, load-out, transport, installation and hook-up of the A18 satellite offshore platform for Petrobras Transportation BV. The jacket (which measures 23x26x60 metres and weighs 1,250 tonnes) and the..
Sioen is an international, well-established producer of protective clothing for any working environment, including the most hazardous ones. Sioen is worldwide recognised as one of the leading companies with production plants in fifteen countries. They are active in more than..
With its 200-tonne weight and its 32-metre length, the pile gripper tool designed for the Pacific Orca vessel is impressive indeed. Construction company Hillebrand BV from Middelburg (Netherlands) manufactured this offshore wind equipment tool in less than three months for..