Offshore Industry News
C-Kore Systems are proud to announce a new ‘in-line’ version of their C-Kore subsea testing tools. The streamlined design makes it possible to connect into hard-to access equipment, such as cylindrical UTAs or high-density connector layouts. Eight of the new units..
International subsea services provider DOF Subsea has chosen acoustic and inertial navigation technology from Sonardyne Brasil to support its deepwater operations from three vessels offshore Brazil. The three vessels will be equipped with Sonardyne’s SPRINT-Nav all-in-one subsea navigation instrument for..
High-performance specialty lubricants provide the difference in today’s offshore and energy sectors. High performance in the face of extreme conditions aboard ships, good environmental compatibility and extended lubricant life to reduce equipment service intervals are the essential requirements for todays..
Sarens Group has begun its operations in Taiwan, bringing expertise in state-of-the-art equipment and heavy lifting to the offshore wind market. The newly-formed Sarens in Taiwan is positioned to make the most of the Taiwanese government’s positive policy on offshore..
Aqualis Offshore has completed the floatover installation of the Regas topside offshore Bahrain as part of the Bahrain LNG Import Terminal. Aqualis Offshore, part of Oslo-listed energy consultancy group Aqualis ASA was contracted by GS E&C to provide engineering and..
Four organisations around the southern North Sea, with a strong bond with the value and supply chain of the offshore energy industry, are combining their marketing forces in the Southern North Sea Energy Alliance. Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP), East..
Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by Tullow Ghana on the Jubilee field, offshore Ghana, in water depths of up to 1,000m. The engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract is awarded under a consortium comprising Subsea 7 Volta Contractors..
Ørsted has entered into an agreement with the D.E. Shaw Group to acquire a 100% equity interest in Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind at a purchase price of EUR 440 million. The two companies’ offshore wind assets and organisations will be..
Ouyang Offshore today (10 October 2018) launched its new-build wind turbine installation vessel, OuYang 1, at Dayang Offshore Equipment’s yard in Jiangsu, China. Further, the Chinese shipowner has awarded Aqualis Offshore a contract to supervise the construction of a second..
Today, 9 October, the Norwegian Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Kjell-Børge Freiberg, officially opened the power-from-shore solution which will provide the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea with electricity for more than 50 years. Power from shore makes Johan..
Marine energy developer Minesto has achieved initial electricity generation with its first commercial-scale marine energy kite during the commissioning program of the company’s ground-breaking low-flow tidal energy project in Wales.
Global Maritime has been awarded a contract with Equinor until 2020 for marine operations. The contract value is estimated to be around EUR 6.3-8.4 million, one of the largest in Global Maritime’s history. Global Maritime will oversee project management, engineering,..
Van Oord completed the acquisition of MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor, from Vroon Group. By acquiring MPI Offshore, Van Oord will further strengthen its global wind organisation and in particular its position in the UK wind market.
Jan De Nul Group has successfully completed the installation of a new 83 Tonnes crane on top of the offshore substation of the 350MW Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm in Germany, 75 kilometres off the coast. This OWF, operated by Iberdrola,..
The subsea field work for the Greenlink interconnector, one of Europe’s most important infrastructure projects, gets under way today with the launch of the first of MMT’s survey vessels, MV Franklin. The offshore and nearshore surveying along the proposed route..
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) will use a biofuel blend on the project to install the export cable to the Borssele offshore wind farm resulting in a more sustainable realization of this renewable energy project.
Seadrill Norway Operations Limited has been awarded a contract for drilling two exploration wells for Equinor in the Barents Sea by use of the West Hercules rig. Drilling is scheduled to start in the spring of 2019. The contract includes..
Safelift Offshore, an Inverurie-based manufacturer of manual handling equipment, is moving to new premises to meet customer demand, thanks to a six figure funding deal from Royal Bank of Scotland. In total, an investment of more than EUR 1.1 million..
Bakker Sliedrecht Again Involved in Building Offshore Support Vessel Bibby WaveMaster Horizon by Damen
After the successful commissioning of Service Operations Vessel (SOV) Bibby WaveMaster 1, Damen Shipyards started building its successor Bibby WaveMaster Horizon, purpose-built for the transfer and accommodation of support and maintenance engineers at offshore wind farms. Electrical system integrator Bakker..
In September, around a hundred international maritime professionals took part in the annual Maritime Charity Golf Event, organised by Yellow & Finch Publishers in favour of the CliniClowns.
Lift2Work offers a new way of offshore access by lifting to work. Lifting passenger or lifting load till 24m above deck or – 6m under the deck line, all with one piece of equipment called the Offshore Passenger Transfer System..
In December 2016, Gemini Offshore Wind Park started the process to develop and implement an asset management system for the operational phase of the 600MW project. Target was achieving ISO 55001-asset management certification. The scope included developing a tailor-made Quality..
The Briggs Group is delighted to announce it has recently acquired a consortium of three marine companies in Canada. The companies, Foreshore Technologies, Balanced Environmental and Ocean Tech are based in North Vancouver, British Columbia and have been trading for..
DEA and the partnerships in the Snorre and Gullfaks licences have decided to explore the possibilities of supplying the Snorre and Gullfaks fields with power from floating offshore wind. The Equinor operated oil and gas platforms may, as a global..
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted consent for start-up of the Aasta Hansteen facility in the Norwegian Sea. Operator Equinor plans to start production during the course of autumn 2018. Consent for start-up of Aasta Hansteen is granted to the..