Offshore Industry News
In a spectacular ceremony DEME’s next generation new offshore installation vessel Orion was successfully launched at the COSCO Qidong shipyard in China on 21 November. Orion will feature an unrivalled combination of exceptionally high transport and load capacity, impressive lifting..
Van Oord and Ace Aquatec have formed a strategic partnership whereby the FaunaGuard will be made available to all marine contractors and other interested parties. The FaunaGuard is an innovative acoustic device to protect marine fauna near marine construction activities…
Fugro’s global launch of Gaia Insight, introduces a fundamental new route to de-risking major construction works and shortening project cycles. The first of a suite of Gaia products, the innovative online platform delivers geotechnical, geological and structural insights. It integrates..
BiSN, a global leader in innovative metal-to-metal downhole sealing solutions, is celebrating multiple ground-breaking firsts for the business. Working with various new clients, BiSN has expanded its marketplace, deploying tools in three new regional locations, including the Denver-Julesburg basin in..
JFD has successfully completed mating trails with their Lloyd’s classed portable Hyperbaric Rescue Facility (HRF) with Boskalis DSV BOKA Atlantis. The mating trials with the HRF and two Self-propelled Hyperbaric Lifeboats (SPHLs) were completed, as planned, in a period of eleven..
N-Sea has expanded service capabilities in the Middle East, reinforcing its commitment to the region. With a proven track record in the North Sea, the TUP Diving System has recently arrived in the Middle East for refurbishment and work in the..
iSurvey has successfully completed a 30-day geophysical seabed survey for Allseas. As part of the forthcoming Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, the contract marked a first for the company. Taking on a vessel charter, the team had full contract responsibility for..
Shell Exploration and Production Company, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, has awarded a contract to Danos for the coatings maintenance campaign for the Ursa tension leg platform (TLP). The project will employ 45 personnel and is expected to last..
Jack Up Barge (JUB) has successfully completed a support and supply contract for the hook-up and commissioning of two offshore platforms at the Danish Kriegers Flak offshore windfarm. For this project JUB mobilised its 55.5m long self-elevating jack-up vessel JB-115,..
Reggiana Riduttori (RR), an established Italian manufacturer of planetary reduction gears, has launched its new W-Series. The W-Series planetary winch drives are an innovative solution for the maritime and offshore industry. Thanks to their compactness and flexibility, they are a..
IFS enables its customers on their digital journey. An example is the development of the IFS IoT Business Connector. It connects your business – your operation assets – to your maintenance system and it enables you to act on what..
InterMoor, a leading provider of mooring services, foundation solutions and offshore installations in subsea services group Acteon, announces the acquisition of all intellectual property of the BEL Grapnel & Chaser (BEL) company, including drawings, designs, and cast patterns for its..
The publication ‘Ocean Energy and the Regions: a partnership for growth’ was released today, 30 October at Ocean Energy Europe 2018 by the FORESEA project. It confirms the establishment of clusters of ocean energy and supply chain companies around a..
International recruitment company Atlas Professionals has been named provider of permanent technical personnel for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) in the Netherlands, supplier of wind power solutions. Atlas Professionals has won a two-year contract to provide a range of skilled..
Smulders, acting for and on behalf of the JV Iemants-Eiffage, has reached the next step in the realisation of the substation for the Deutsche Bucht offshore windfarm. Ten months after starting the final assembly in January 2018 at the yard..
Equinor, operator of production licence 532, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7220/5-3. The well proved oil. The well was drilled about 8km north of the 7220/8-1 discovery well on the Johan Castberg oil field, and 225km northwest of Hammerfest…
The Arkona offshore windfarm is fully built. The joint project between E.ON and the Norwegian energy company Equinor completed the installation of the wind turbines in record time and is largely finished. According to E.ON, the 60th and last turbine..
SceneScan Monopole is the first laser sensor developed for offshore windfarms which eliminates the need for fixed reflective targets to be installed. This ground-breaking technology is designed to increase safety on board service operation vessels (SOVs), where vessel positioning sensors..
Ørsted has chosen to contract Sif, EEW, and Bladt Industries as the suppliers for the monopiles and transition pieces for offshore windfarm Borssele 1 & 2. Sif and EEW SPC will both deliver half of the 94 monopile foundations for..
On the Nieuwediepkade in the port of Den Helder, the second Walk to Work (W2W) vessel in the fleet of Wagenborg Offshore was unveiled on Thursday 25 October 2018. The Walk to Work Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel Kasteelborg was..
In the Belgian port of Ostend, Jan De Nul Group named today its newest offshore installation vessel Taillevent. Miss Pauline Stassijns, granddaughter of Director Dirk De Nul, baptised the vessel and wished her success and a safe journey. The De Nul..
By signing the purchase agreement for a total of 22ha of land in Eemshaven the Flushing based company BOW Terminal has definitively decided to expand their future offshore wind activities with a new logistics hub in the Eemshaven, based in..
BP announces that it has started up the Thunder Horse Northwest Expansion project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, four months ahead of schedule and 15% under budget. This is the fourth upstream major project to begin production for BP globally..
Recently, Huisman, the worldwide provider of stepchanging technical solutions, signed a contract with Japan Marine United Shipyard (JMU) for the delivery of a 1,000mt SWL Pedestal Mounted Crane for offshore wind turbine installation in Japan. The 1,000mt PMC will be..
Recently the Slip Joint Offshore Research (SJOR) consortium successfully installed the DOT wind turbine in the Prinses Amaliawindpark offshore windfarm, off the coast of IJmuiden.