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Seatools gets Seaway pile template instrumentation contract

Oct 04, 2016

Seaway Heavy Lifting has awarded Dutch subsea technology company Seatools a contract for the design and delivery of a piling template instrumentation and control system.  The contract includes the complete mechanical, electric, hydraulic…

Iberdrola awards WMO two newbuild contracts

Oct 04, 2016

World Marine Offshore has been contracted by Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland to provide two newbuild crew transfer vessels (CTVs) during the operations and maintenance (O&M) period for the Wikinger wind farm in Germany. “Building…

COSL receives delivery of two Wärtsilä designed AHTS

Oct 03, 2016

The Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group yard in China has delivered two new Wärtsilä designed anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels to China Oilfield Services Ltd. (COSL).   The delivery of these two ships follows the success of the…

Made in Malaysia

Oct 01, 2016

Audrey Raj speaks to Shell and Technip about Malikai’s TLP, a first-of-its-kind designed and built in Malaysia for the field offshore Sabah. Malikai TLP onboard Dockwise White Marlin HTV. Photos from Shell…

Endeavor opens FPSO best practices JIP

Sep 12, 2016

Endeavor Management has opened participation in its latest joint industry project (JIP) – Best Practices for the FPSO Industry. Image of the Cidade de Marica, from SBM Offshore.  In today’s price environment…

Teledyne updates underwater cameras

Sep 12, 2016

Teledyne Bowtech has updated their L3C-HD and L3C_HDX underwater cameras. The updated L3C-HD camera now features full HD 1080p up to 60fps adding to the HD-SDI outputs available (720p 50, 720p 60, 1080i 50, 1080i 60 and 1080p 50). The…

Quayside designs stackable subsea baskets

Aug 15, 2016

Quayside Fabrication has designed a subsea basket that can be stacked and secured on a vessel while at sea. The newly named ‘Stackable at Sea’ subsea baskets can save valuable deck space and can result in fewer trips to sea for oil companies…

Arc Energy Resources acquires CLG Engineering

Aug 04, 2016

Gloucestershire-based Arc Energy Resources, the weld overlay cladding and fabrication company, has acquired precision machining company CLG Engineering, based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. Arc Energy Resources provides corrosion-resistant weld overlay cladding services…

Boldman develops mobile ballistic test cell

Aug 03, 2016

Modular aluminum profile manufacturer Boldman has developed a mobile ballistic test cell to help increase efficiency and reduce costs in oil and gas industry testing.  The cell uses a lot of the innovations that are used in Boldman’s existing large fixed cells…

Connecting Kaombo

Aug 01, 2016

FPSOs and the single point mooring systems that connect them to the reserves they produce are Bluewater’s business. Elaine Maslin speaks to senior project manager Jeroen de Werd about turret design and the Kaombo project. The Kaombo turret…

BP awards Saipem Tangguh LNG EPCI contract

Jul 27, 2016

BP, operator of the Tangguh LNG (liquified natural gas) project, awarded Saipem a contract for offshore work related to the Tangguh LNG Expansion Project. The award is for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of offshore facilities…

Morgan Advanced Materials adds Hafnium offering

Jul 25, 2016

Morgan Advanced Materials, a materials engineering company, has added Hafnium Oxide (HfO) to its portfolio of advanced materials for the oil and gas sector as it aims to expand its market offering in line with evolving market demands. The material…

AFGlobal to acquire MHWirth subsidiary

Jul 15, 2016

Houston-based AFGlobal Corp. has agreed to acquire Managed Pressure Operations (MPO), a subsidiary of MHWirth. The resulting combination of companies will offer technologies covering both onshore and offshore applications, including deepwater managed pressure drilling (MPD)…

Global Maritime provides marine warranty services for Block Island

Jul 11, 2016

Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the offshore sector, has signed a contract with offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind to provide marine warranty services for the Block Island Wind Farm…

Siemens adds 8MW turbine to offshore offerings

Jul 05, 2016

Siemens’ has added the SWT-8.0-154 to its offshore direct drive platform for wind turbine technology. The 8MW turbine is based on the existing offshore direct drive platform.  The first SWT-8.0-154 will be installed in early 2017, and…

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