Offshore Industry News
Aberdeenshire-based ROV and tooling engineering firm, Aleron Subsea, has announced its first contract win for its new hybrid TRACKROV technology which will see it supporting unexploded clearance work on a major renewables project in The Netherlands. Following a six-figure sum..
Okeanus Science & Technology (Okeanus), an established marine equipment and engineering services provider, today announced that they have expanded their fleet of oceanographic winches to become the largest of its kind in the world. Available for rent or sale, the..
Marine energy developer Minesto has completed the initial commissioning sea trials of its unique subsea kite technology called Deep Green off the coast of Holyhead, North West Wales. Through the initial trials, a range of functionalities such as the kite..
GeoSea has taken delivery of the newest addition to its fleet, the self-propelled jack-up vessel Apollo. The vessel is sailing to Vlissingen, the Netherlands to mobilise for its first assignments. One of its first duties includes a decommissioning project in..
Pipetech has won a project with operator Nexen to deliver Active Caisson Management on its Scott platform. Active Caisson Management delivers a single sourced solution for inspection, cleaning, coating and planned and programmed maintenance and repair scheduling to drive cost efficiencies..
Ampelmann has strengthened its position in the North Sea this year after being awarded four new contracts and two extended scopes of work in the basin. The projects will see six E-type gangway systems deployed for planned shutdown campaigns and ongoing..
DEA Deutsche Erdoel has joined the UN Global Compact – the world’s biggest and most important initiative for responsible corporate governance. The signers rely for guidance on ten universal principles in respect to human rights, labour standards, environment and anti-corruption…
Oceana Shipyard delivered their first vessel on time; their second two months ahead of schedule. They say this is due to an integrated enterprise resource management made by shipbuilders for shipbuilders.
OM Heavy Lift, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oilfield Machinery (OilMac), has assembled its 1500t crane in the Port of Dundee. The Gottwald MK1500 is the largest permanent quayside crane in the UK. With a 58m boom it is capable of..
Life on the North Sea can now be explored from your sofa as the world’s first Google Street View tour of an offshore platform is launched today. This fun and informative feature on Cygnus, the largest single producing gas field in..
The blue and orange of maritime service provider Delta Coastal are slowly but surely becoming trusted colours on the North Sea. The young company recently expanded its fleet once again with two new vessels, bringing the fleet total to six…
Marine and offshore engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has been handed the position keeping role for installation of the Egina FPSO offshore Nigeria. EPCIC contractor for the FPSO, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), has awarded the position keeping work to Aqualis Offshore…
Starting in 2019, some 400,000 households will be running on green energy supplied by Norther, set to be Belgium’s largest offshore windfarm. Offshore installation vessel Aeolus underwent a major transformation before installing the very first foundation in the seabed this..
Project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have announced the closure of the FellowSHIP research project. The cooperation has explored the use of battery, hybrid and fuel cell technology in the maritime industry for over 15 years. “FellowSHIP..
On 30 July, the last suction bucket jacket foundation landed on the seabed at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore windfarm in Germany. With this milestone, GeoSea completes the installation of 20 suction bucket jackets. Borkum Riffgrund 2, owned by Ørsted..
Gould Services recently reached an agreement to take over the activities of Total Wind Benelux. The agreement applies retroactively from 1t May 2018. Total Wind Benelux has an ongoing contract with General Electrics Renewable Energy for the pre-assembly of 66..
Eni announces that Mexico’s National Hydrocarbon Commission (Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos, CNH) has approved the Development Plan (PoD) for the oil discoveries of Amoca, Miztón and Tecoalli, located in Area 1 (Eni 100%), in the shallow waters of the Campeche..
The Oil & Gas Technology Centre launches TechX Ventures, a partnership with Deep Science Ventures (DSV) that combines deep science with engineering to create start-up companies with technologies that position the oil and gas industry for a sustainable future in..
Ulstein Verft has signed a ship building contract with the Germany-based Bernhard Schulte for a service operation vessel (SOVs) of the Ulster SX195 design type developed by Ulstein Design & Solutions. The vessel will support the maintenance work of GE..
Wison Offshore & Marine and Western LNG announced today that they have entered into a Technical Service Agreement (TSA) in relation to a new floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project that Western is developing in British Columbia, Canada. Pursuant to..
2H Offshore, riser and conductor specialists in subsea services group, Acteon, has completed the installation of a Retrofit Conductor Supported Platform (CSP). This enabled a successful appraisal well to be transitioned to production in 26m water depth, offshore Bahrain, within..
A new training initiative to help prevent oil and gas incidents by focusing on human behaviours has been launched free to industry by the International Well Control Forum (IWCF). Experts in human factors and strategic leadership developed the online training..
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded contracts worth EUR 1.4 billion for the world’s largest continuous 3D onshore and offshore seismic survey, covering an area up to 53,000km2, as the company continues to identify and unlock new..
Financial close has been reached for two pilot wind turbines at the Deutsche Bucht Offshore Windfarm. The project will test Mono Buckets, a new type of suction bucket foundation structure, equipped with a 8.4MW turbine. In addition to its Balance..
Liebherr-MCCtec has been awarded the contract by the Oslo-based company Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) and China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) to deliver a heavy lift crane for a new generation semi-submersible offshore windfarm foundation installation vessel. On 6 July, CMHI..