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Ashtead Technology Develops Optical Chain Measurement System

May 10, 2022

Ashtead Technology developed a new optical chain measurement system (CMS) to provide highly accurate and repeatable mooring chain measurements to track chain corrosion, wear and elongation between surveys, combined with inclination measurement to verify chain tension…

Digital Twins, AI to Help North Star's SOV Fleet Boost Efficiency, Cut Emissions

May 09, 2022

MO4, a company providing digital twin solutions for offshore wind farm O&M and turbine and installation vessels, has won a 10-year contract with North Star, a company soon to have a fleet of service operations vessels (SOV) of offshore wind…

Ocean Harvesting's Wave Energy Converter to Feature Buoy Made of High-strength Concrete

May 06, 2022

Sweden-based wave energy technology company Ocean Harvesting said Friday it was developing a novel concrete hull for the prime mover (buoy) of its InfinityWEC wave energy converter that is set to undergo sea trials later this year.According to the company…

Wood Partners with Nauticus Robotics for Subsea Maintenance Services

May 05, 2022

Nauticus Robotics, Inc. Houston-area developer of offshore subsea and surface robots and autonomy software, and Wood PLC, a global consulting and engineering company have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) focused on the development…

Argeo's SeaRaptor 6000 AUV Completes First Commercial Seabed Survey

May 05, 2022

Argeo, a Norwegian autonomous underwater vehicles provider, said  Thursday it had completed AUV work for Statens Vegvesen (Norwegian Public Roads Administration) on the Bjørnafjorden E36 crossing.'The Bjørnafjorden crossing is the world’s longest floating bridge project…

Eco Wave Power to Install Wave Energy Power Plant in Spanish Port

May 05, 2022

Wave energy technology firm Eco Wave Power has entered an official agreement with Port Adriano, Spain, for the potential construction of a wave energy power plant of up to 2MW. According to the terms of the agreement, Port Adriano will assign…

iXblue's USV Used for Saint Nazaire Offshore Wind Farm Bathymetric Survey

May 05, 2022

French autonomous robotics company iXblue has recently completed the bathymetric survey of the Saint Nazaire offshore wind farm using its DriX Uncrewed Surface Vehicle (USV). Relying on 4G and satellite communication, the operation – located…

DEME Offshore, Barge Master Develop Feeder Solution for U.S. Offshore Wind Farms

May 04, 2022

Belgian offshore installation firm Deme Offshore and Dutch company Barge Master, which specializes in offshore motion compensation systems, have partnered up to further develop a U.S. Jones Act-compliant feeder solution for the upcoming offshore wind projects in the U…

Baker Hughes Says Its New Subsea Wellhead Tech Saves Rig Time, Costs

May 03, 2022

U.S.-based international energy services and technology firm Baker Hughes has launched a new subsea wellhead technology, the MS-2 Annulus Seal.According to Baker Hughes, the seal can save substantial operational rig costs by helping lower overall wellhead installation costs due to reduced rig trips…

Otto Candies Orders FibreTrac Offshore Crane from MacGregor for Wyatt Candies Vessel

May 03, 2022

Cargotec's subsidiary MacGregor has won a contract with the U.S. offshore support vessel owner Otto Candies to deliver an active heave compensated FibreTrac offshore crane.The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2022 first quarter order intake, with…

In Offshore Energy, the Winds of Robotic Change are Blowing

Apr 28, 2022

Whether we realize it or not, robotics and robotics systems are starting to impact our daily lives. From warehouse picking systems through to high-end medical devices through to your mowbot lawnmower. Each tends to be specialized to its own…

Odfjell Oceanwind aims to Help Decarbonize Offshore Drilling with Floating Wind

Apr 27, 2022

A look inside Odfjell Oceanwind, a Norwegian start-up that plans to decarbonize the offshore drilling industry by using giant floating wind turbines, mobile offshore wind units. Per Lund, CEO explains.Per, to start, please give a ‘by the numbers’ look at Odfjell Oceanwind…

Tech File: GF Piping Systems Launches Fire-retardant Pipe Jacket System

Apr 27, 2022

GF Piping Systems launched HEAT-FIT at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, debuting a lightweight, corrosion-free, and efficient thermoplastic piping system.With the HEAT-FIT Jacket System, GF Piping Systems offers a solution that introduces thermoplastic…

Equinor, APT Partner Up to Cut Downhole Sampling and Logging Costs

Apr 26, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor and Applied Petroleum Technology (APT) have partnered up in a research and development project that aims to replace expensive downhole sampling and logging with more cost-efficient solutions.Helge Nyrønning…

'Intelligent Muscle' - Saab Seaeye to Showcase 'Pioneering' Electric Manipulator at OTC

Apr 25, 2022

ROV maker Saab Seaeye said Monday it would present its new and extremely powerful and intelligent electric manipulator on Saab Seaeye’s Stand 1406 at the Ocean Technology Conference, Houston, 2 – 5 May 2022.'The pioneering breakthrough is Saab…

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