Offshore Industry News
Van Oord and Mammoet are joining forces in a partnership with the promising scale-up Verton to develop a new lifting method for installing wind turbine blades. By sharing knowledge and expertise, international marine contractor Van Oord, heavy lifting and transport..
Wight Shipyard (WSC) is breaking into the Windfarm Support Vessel (WFSV) market with the launch of its new Vortisea brand. The Vortisea brand, designed in collaboration with Australia’s Incat Crowther, is specifically geared towards European and UK windfarms, particularly those..
Van Oord in consortium with TechnipFMC has been awarded a contract by Anadarko Moçambique Área 1, a wholly owned subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, for its Area 1 Mozambique Golfinho/Atum development. The contract will cover the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of..
SOFEC has selected BMT and Sonardyne, under their teaming agreement, to supply an innovative mooring monitoring system (MMS) for a major new deepwater development. The new system will involve monitoring of the turret mooring system on a new-build floating liquefied natural..
Jan De Nul Group scores a hattrick in Taiwan being successfully awarded the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of both foundations and subsea cables for the Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm (OWF). Developed by Macquarie Capital and Swancor Renewable..
Total and its partners have taken the investment decision for the second phase of the Mero project (Libra block), located deep offshore, 180km off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, in the prolific pre-salt area of the Santos Basin in..
Total has started up production from the Culzean gas condensate field located on Block 22/25a, 230km off the coast of Aberdeen, in the UK. With a plateau production of 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d), Culzean will account..
Well-Safe Solutions announces the award of a major contract to decommission up to twenty-one wells on the Schooner and Ketch fields in the UKCS, operated by DNO North Sea (ROGB). The Schooner and Ketch fields, located in the UK Southern..
In cooperation with ABB and after nearly two years of extensive and thorough collaborative efforts, Ideol and AOE have unveiled their universal floating offshore substation for both bottom-fixed and floating offshore windfarms starting at depths of 40m. Based on Ideol’s..
Van Oord presents a white paper on Accelerating Climate Initiatives to underline its sustainable ambition and to inspire everyone involved. Prior to the launch, Van Oord introduced its sustainability programme S.E.A. A platform of Sustainable Earth Actions, to advocate successful..
InterMoor has signed a contract with COOEC, a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), to install deepwater mooring systems for the Liuhua 16-2 and Lingshui 17-2 floating production facilities in the South China Sea. The Liuhua 16-2 turret-moored..
Three leaders in the Oil & Gas industry’s decommissioning sector have launched a new company: Fairfield Decom. Headquartered in Aberdeen, this new platform combines the knowledge of a highly experienced operator with the expertise and capabilities of the world’s leading..
Thursday 16 May, around 90 international maritime professionals took part in the annual Maritime Charity Golf Event, organised by Yellow & Finch Publishers in favour of the Nationaal Fonds Kinderhulp (national childcare fund). This was the ninth edition of the..
Lankhorst Ropes is working with SurfWEC, a partnership led by marine engineering firm Martin & Ottaway, to determine the most efficient mooring system for SurfWEC’s Wave Energy Converters (WECs). SurfWEC was formed to develop Wave Energy Converters using patented technology..
Subsea 3d scanning specialists, Viewport3, have announced their move to new, larger premises in Dyce, following on from an exceptional year of growth which saw their turnover jump 34-fold in 2018. Viewport3 will now be based at the Kirkhill Industrial..
Offshore energy professionals from around the world attended the 2019 OTC – the 50th anniversary – at NRG Park to gain insights from global experts and colleagues. While speakers challenged ideas about the changing landscape of exploration and production, exhibitors..
Yellow & Finch Publishers is a full-service publishing house geared to the maritime world. It is based in Vlissingen. We turn out a trendsetting portfolio of independent international business magazines focused on the maritime industries. With our department Marketing Services..
Deepwater mooring rope manufacturer Lankhorst Offshore has been awarded a contract by TechnipFMC to supply the mooring lines for the Energean Power FPSO for the Karish and Tanin gas fields, located in the eastern Mediterranean, approximately 90km offshore Israel. Energean..
Acta Marine’s newbuild Walk to Work vessel Acta Centaurus has been delivered from Ulstein Verft and is about to set sail for her first offshore wind assignment. “Building on experience with our first Ulstein Walk to Work construction support vessel..
Pleuger Industries will present its extensive portfolio of special pumps for offshore applications at the 50th OTC in Houston, Texas USA. Operators of offshore plants will find solutions for underwater motor pumps, plunger pumps and ship drives “Made in Germany”..
Technology to enhance operational effectiveness, while reducing risk and preventing interruption to pipeline production has been developed by Subsea Internet of Things (SIoT) specialists, WFS Technologies. The patented Seatooth PipeLogger is an integrated pipeline, umbilical, risers and flowlines temperature monitoring..
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded the offshore export cable installation contract for the Hornsea 2 offshore windfarm. The contract with a value greater than EUR 100 million was awarded by Ørsted Wind Power and consists of three export..
MacGregor has completed the construction of FibreTrac, the first fibre-rope offshore crane to enter the market. The crane’s full potential is being validated and its capabilities have recently been demonstrated at an event in Kristiansand, Norway. “The project to build,..
Visitors to the OTC show will be able to view groundbreaking oil & gas technologies developed by Trelleborg’s highly-skilled specialist engineers for the oil & gas industry. Eric Bucci, Global Technical Manager, Oil & Gas for Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, says:..
Recognising the demand for improved efficiency, reduced downtime, and lowered maintenance costs, Atlantica Tender Drilling has partnered with Drillform Technical Services to replace their current make-up and break-out system. Drillform’s Bulldog 130 Automated Floor Wrench (BD130) will be installed on..