Offshore Industry News
Unified Command continues with a comprehensive oil well intervention and spill response plan following the 22 April sinking of the Transocean Deepwater Horizon drilling rig 130 miles southeast of New Orleans. More than 1,000 personnel are involved in the response..
BP, as lease operator of Mississippi Canyon Block 252 (MC252), continues to forge ahead with a comprehensive oil well intervention and spill response plan following the 22 April sinking of the Transocean Deepwater Horizon drilling rig 130 miles south-east of New..
Sparrows, the Aberdeen-based lifting, handling and fluid power specialist, has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise (International Trade). The citation congratulates the company on ‘more than trebling exports to £78 million over six years, an outstanding achievement’.
Expert in marine personnel transfer Reflex Marine has experienced a significant upturn in activity following the grounding of several helicopter flights to North Sea oil and gas platforms in the wake of the Iceland volcano.
One of the leading international oilfield service companies Expro, announced the official opening of its new service centre in Kakinada, India.
One of the leading research organisations, the National Subsea Research Institute (NSRI) has achieved its initial target to recruit twenty companies to join in developing a vision for the long-term future of the subsea industry.
A number of Scottish energy companies have strengthened their links with Brazil thanks to a recent trade mission organised by energy and engineering umbrella organisation, North Scotland Industries Group (NSIG).
Jumbo Offshore has completed a short series of tests to demonstrate its installation capabilities in high tidal current velocities. Its DP2 Offshore Heavy Lift Vessels proved ideally suited for the installation of tidal generators currently being developed by different companies,..
Following recent EASA (European Aviation Safety Authorities) approval of the company’s helicopter suit, Viking has become one of only a few suppliers in the world able to offer a fully ETSO-approved system comprising a transportation suit and lifejacket. All EASA..
Van der Kloet Foto & Video Productions has moved to new premises in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. Mr Kommer Damen, Chairman of the Board of the Damen Shipyards Group, performed the inauguration of the new location. In his opening speech he..
This year’s edition of the On & Offshore trade fair in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, has witnessed a significant increase in visitors. The three-day event welcomed 5,029 visitors, which is an over 45% increase when compared to last year’s inaugural edition..
HRH The Duke of Kent (c) recently visited IHC Engineering Business (EB) touring the company’s Stocksfield (Northumberland) office and meeting members of the EB team including Chairman, Dr Tony Trapp and Managing Director, Toby Bailey (l). Dave Thompson, Senior Design..
DBR and MTU Detroit Diesel Benelux chose the recent On & Offshore Industry event in Gorinchem, the Netherlands, to add yet another chapter to their cooperation. Herwin Roodenburg (right) – General Manager DBR Generatorsets – announced the manufacture of an..
ACE Winches, a leader in the design, manufacture and hire of hydraulic winches, marine deck machinery and provision associated personnel for the offshore oil and gas, marine and renewable energy markets, has won a coveted oil industry Oscar at the..
On Wednesday 24 March 2010, the worlds largest calibration facility for oil and gas meters, Euroloop, was officially opened. The opening of NMI’s unique calibration facility has been followed around the world.