Offshore Industry News
Ampelmann has been commended for its innovative N-type Icemann gangway with an OTC Spotlight on New Technology award. The N-type, nicknamed Icemann, is designed to safely and efficiently transfer crew in extreme icing and temperatures as low as -28C. The fully..
Vattenfall is awarded the permit for the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore windfarm. In December, Vattenfall submitted a bid for this first non-subsidised windfarm in the Netherlands. Vattenfall plans to continue developing the wind farm of 700MW which could produce renewable..
Lamprell is pleased to announce its exclusive collaboration with GustoMSC to develop the Lamprell Jackup-43 (LJ43) jack-up rig design, creating an advanced drilling rig with the highest level of safe, efficient and reliable drilling capabilities. The rig utilises GustoMSC’s leg..
Mammoet has successfully completed the installation of four 7MW wind turbines at the Nissum Bredning near shore windfarm in Denmark. Conventional offshore wind power projects are generally installed using specialist installation vessels in waters up to 30m deep. Located in..
Jumbo recently made a formal investment decision to appoint Huisman Equipment for the provision of the design and construction of two offshore mast cranes for their new DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV) to be delivered in the first quarter..
From mid-April 2018, SeaZip Offshore Service and Deep Hydrography & Geophysics will jointly operate a DP1 Ice Class Survey and ROV vessel. This means that hydrographic and maritime expert knowledge will be combined in a robust vessel, which can be..
The board of directors of Statoil proposes to change the name of the company to Equinor. The name change supports the company’s strategy and development as a broad energy company. The name Equinor is formed by combining ‘equi’, the starting point..
At the Japan International Boat Show 2018, recently held in Yokohama from 8 March to 11 March, Yanmar Marine displayed their new diesel engine assembled with Transfluid’s hybrid system. This is the final act after two years of tests and..
Subsea engineering analysis consultancy, AgileTek, has announced the launch of AgileDat, a new business division focused on using data to make decisions in the energy sector. Revealed at Oceanology International in London, AgileDat has been developed to service the renewables..
With the installation of the SMST 60t knuckle boom crane with active heave compensation on board the Connor Bordelon, Bordelon Marine has completed its third Ultra-light Intervention Vessel (ULIV). With the addition of this former Platform Supply Vessel to the..
An innovative project in Scotland to develop a system that converts wave movement into electricity has been awarded EUR 2.8 million by Wave Energy Scotland (WES). The magnetic gear project is led by Banchory-based Ecosse Subsea Systems in collaboration with Bathwick..
All bags for the move from the French Atlantic coast to the German Baltic Sea are packed: the STX France shipyard has now completed the transformer station of the offshore windfarm Arkona in time. The project partners E.ON, Statoil and..
Oceaneering announced today that it secured a three-year frame agreement with Van Oord Offshore Wind, an international dredging, marine engineering and offshore contractor. The new agreement relates to Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and trenching support services. As part of this agreement, Oceaneering has..
Conbit has designed a new piece of equipment for optimising monopile installation. To avoid the huge amount of sea-fastening scrap remaining after each monopile installation project, the Conbit engineers came up with a solution: ‘Vickas’. To reach the EU’s energy production objectives..