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The Hammock Seafastening for Monopiles

While lying in a hammock in the sun, have you ever realised that the hammock supports your body from left to right? Not only for your adult sized body, but there is the same support when a child uses the..

Oil & Gas Technology Centre

New Industrial Director Appointed at Oil & Gas Technology Centre

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre has appointed a new Industrial Director to lead the creation of two new national research and development centres based in the North-East of Scotland.


Decommissioning Contract for Sagro

After a period of tendering, audits and meetings that started in December 2017, Sagro has signed the contract for onshore decommissioning of the Tyra Redevelopment phase 4 jackets with offshore heavy lift and pipeline installation contractor Allseas.

Tyra Redevelopment

McDermott Begins Fabrication for Tyra Redevelopment Project

McDermott held a first steel-cutting ceremony at its fabrication yard in Batam, Indonesia, to mark the commencement of fabrication for the Tyra Redevelopment project. “As the project continues to progress with the completion of engineering, we are moving ahead with fabrication..


Coretrax Provides EUR 571,000 Saving in Well Abandonment Project

Coretrax has successfully saved a North Sea operator more than EUR 571,000 during a well abandonment campaign in the UKCS. The independent wellbore clean-up and abandonment specialist was selected to support the decommissioning of eleven wells and has already saved 28..

Monopile Gripper

Huisman to Deliver Cutting-Edge Monopile Gripper for Jan De Nul

Last week, Huisman, the worldwide provider of step changing technical solutions, was awarded a contract by Jan De Nul Group for the delivery of the most advanced monopile gripper to date.


Ørsted Selects GeoSea for Borssele 1 & 2 Foundation and Turbine Transport and Installation

GeoSea, DEME’s specialist in complex offshore marine engineering projects, has been awarded a contract for the transportation and installation of 94 foundations at Ørsted’s Borssele 1 & 2 offshore windfarm in the Netherlands. Additionally, GeoSea secured the contract for the..


UTEC Extends Surveying Capabilities

UTEC, a global surveying company in subsea services group Acteon, recently successfully commissioned its new launch and recovery system (LARS) for the fleet of seven autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) it uses for seabed surveys in the oil and renewables industries.

cable installation

Cable Installation Contract Van Oord

Van Oord has been awarded the contract for cable installation works at the Borssele I & II offshore windfarm. The windfarm has a capacity of 752MW and will be located 23km off the coast of the Netherlands.

R. Stahl Electromach

R. STAHL Electromach Presents the New Standard for Offshore Containerised Solutions

Explosion protection for containerised rooms and solutions requires clear responsibility when it comes to functionality and relevant safety aspects. R. STAHL Electromach offers system solutions as a full service package, from design to operation. Our modular approach has key benefits..

Ulstein Awarded Contract With Aeolus Energy for SOV Design

Ulstein Awarded Contract With Aeolus Energy for SOV Design

Florida based Aeolus Energy Inc. awarded Ulstein the design contract to develop the first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind Service Operations Vessel (SOV). Based on Ulstein’s proven SX195 design, a customised version will be developed meeting the specific requirements..


C-Kore Systems Launches New In-Line Testing Tools

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..


Sonardyne Navigation Technology Selected for Three ROV Vessels in Brazil

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..

Klüber Lubrication

High Performance for Offshore Supply

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 Enters Taiwanese Market

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 Completes Bahrain Floatover

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..

Energy Alliance

Southern North Sea Energy Alliance

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

Subsea 7 Awarded Contract Offshore Ghana

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..

Deepwater Wind

Ørsted Acquires Deepwater Wind

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 1

Wind Turbine Installation Vessel OuYang 1 Launched

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..

Jan De Nul Kicks Off Changhua OWF Project

Jan De Nul Group kicked off the activities for the Taiwan Power Company Offshore Windfarm Phase 1 Project. The sod cutting ceremony was held on 25 August 2018 in the presence of the Client Taiwan Power Company, local authorities and..

Johan Sverdrup

Johan Sverdrup Powered from Shore

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..

Minesto generates electricity for the first time with commercial-scale unit

Minesto Generates Electricity for the First Time with Commercial-Scale Unit

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

Global Maritime Secures Equinor Work on Njord Field

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 acquires MPI Offshore

Van Oord acquires MPI Offshore

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.

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