Offshore Industry News
Atlas Professionals has secured a contract to supply personnel for Borssele 1 & 2, a pioneering Dutch windfarm project run by leading renewable energy company, Ørsted. Denmark-based Ørsted — which has built more offshore windfarms than any other developer in..
Hardide Coatings has provided a coating solution for a new tool that will save oil and gas operators millions of euros per year by extending weather windows for drilling operations. Well construction specialist DeltaTek Global selected the Hardide CVD (chemical..
Three60 Energy, a fast-growing energy services provider, has appointed Walter Thain as Group Chief Executive Officer. Mr Thain will be responsible for leading strategic growth across the group, broadening its technical and geographic capability and extending its footprint in key energy..
Singapore-based, Franklin Offshore International and leading fibre ropes manufacturer, Lankhorst Ropes, have announced an exclusive cooperation agreement aimed at developing the market for fibre rope slings for heavy lift offshore projects in South East Asia. As offshore contractors look for..
Contracted by the Spanish construction group Cobra, Bourbon completed the installation of the first wind turbine at Cobra Wind’s Kincardine site, Scotland, off the coast of Aberdeen this summer. Bourbon Subsea Services’ experience in floating wind turbine installation enabled them..
BP, on behalf of co-venturers Shell, Chevron and ConocoPhillips, announces first oil production from the giant Clair Ridge project in the West of Shetland region offshore UK. Clair Ridge is the second phase of development of the Clair field, 75km West..
International marine contractor Van Oord has selected the patented Tekmar Cable Protection System (CPS) TekLink Mechanical Latch for the Borssele 2 (site III and IV) offshore windfarm. Borssele 2 consisting of 77 turbines and a total of 731.5MW, will go..
His Majesty King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands has conferred the right to use the designation Koninklijk (‘Royal’) on Van Oord. Jaap Smit, King’s Commissioner in the Province of Zuid-Holland, presented the certificate to CEO Pieter van Oord during an..
Hutchison Ports Harwich International has hosted a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the official start of construction of the EUR 11 million state-of-the-art operations & maintenance (O&M) base for Galloper Offshore Windfarm. Works on the new base, which will be home..
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has been awarded a sizable export cable installation contract for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection. The contract was awarded by 50Hertz and carries a value for Boskalis in excess of EUR 250 million making this..
International energy consultancy Xodus Group has strengthened its decommissioning team with the appointment of Gareth Jones as Decom Lead. The appointment follows a successful year for Xodus’ decommissioning division which has secured several new clients and won EUR 2.3 million of..
Jack Up Barge’s self-elevating unit JB-117 has completed a crane- and accommodation support contract for General Electric at the DolWin3 offshore power grid connection. The 75.9m long vessel was then immediately deployed for continuing operations at the nearby BorWin3 offshore..
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..