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Damen finds solution for idle PSVs

Mar 30, 2016

Damen Shipyards Group has developed a committed response to the increasing number of laid up platform supply vessels (PSVs). The Dutch company’s solution involves converting idle PSVs into vessels capable of taking on roles in alternative sectors such as aquaculture…

Cross completes 15,000-psi subsea live well intervention package

Mar 30, 2016

The Cross Group has completed the engineering and design phase of its 7-3/8in 15,000-psi live well intervention package. Utilizing technological advancements along with field-proven technology, the newly designed 15,000-psi subsea live…

GustoMSC releases NG-3500X jackup design

Mar 23, 2016

The NG-3500X is the latest design in GustoMSC’s series of self-propelled jack-up designs – the NG series. Based on the NG-2500X and NG-1800X designs, the NG-3500X comes in two distinct versions for accommodation, services and well intervention…

OneSubsea, BP sign two EPC GFAs

Mar 16, 2016

OneSubsea, a Cameron and Schlumberger company, has signed two 5-year global frame agreements (GFA) with BP to provide engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of subsea production systems (SPS) and subsea aftermarket services. Continuing previous supply agreements with BP…

Schlumberger releases AxeBlade bits

Mar 01, 2016

Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company, has released the AxeBlade ridged diamond element bit, which incorporates new-geometry Axe ridged diamond elements across the bit face. AxeBlade bits are designed to improve rate of penetration (ROP) in…

MacGregor, COSCO ink Pusnes deal

Feb 18, 2016

MacGregor signed a contract to supply its Pusnes technology to the COSCO Shipyard Group in China. Upon the terms of the agreement, MacGregor will design, manufacture, deliver and commission complete Pusnes loading systems for two cargo transfer vessels (CTVs)…

Wärtsilä to design new type of deepwater DSV

Feb 17, 2016

Wärtsilä entered into a contract with Shanghai Bestway Marine Engineering Design Co. last month to design a new type of deepwater dive support vessel (DSV) for China state-owned company Shanghai Salvage Bureau (SSB). Image from Wärtsilä…

Water Standard bags Appomattox gig

Feb 16, 2016

Water treatment solutions company Water Standard secured a contract with Shell Offshore for the design, fabrication, testing, and shipment of an ultrapure water generation package (UWGP) to be integrated on Appomattox, Shell’s floating production system located in deepwater…

Cathelco wins BWT order for Harvey Gulf

Feb 08, 2016

Cathelco’s agent in New Orleans, Green Marine and Industrial Equipment Co., has won an order to supply a ballast water treatment (BWT) system for a new offshore vessel built by Eastern Shipbuilding Group, for Harvey Gulf International Marine…

Aqualis contracted for LNG barge study

Feb 04, 2016

Offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by Gas Entec to provide an engineering study of a new-build LNG barge that will operate in the US offshore. Aqualis Offshore’s work scope is to provide a…

Red Marine completes valve qualification testing

Feb 03, 2016

Red Marine, based in Hexham, has completed a qualification testing program on a new vent valve for FMC Technologies. The program to validated the performance of the vent valve against industry standards including ISO 10423 (API 6A). Used during workover operations…

Xodus app screens asset lifecycle

Feb 02, 2016

HAWXEYE, developed by Xodus engineers as an alternative to spreadsheets, is a cloud-based web app geared to screen assets for vibration, erosion and corrosion related issues.  Complex data from monitors and piping and instrumentation…

Conoco awards Aker two MMO contracts

Feb 01, 2016

Aker Solutions' maintenance, modifications and operations (MMO) business in Norway secured two contracts for North Sea fields operated by ConocoPhillips. The company received a framework agreement for a fixed period of five years to become…

Blueshift, Univ of Strathclyde design aerogel blanket

Feb 01, 2016

US tech firm Blueshift has been working with the UK’s Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) and the University of Strathclyde, Scotland, to support the development of a polymer aerogel blanket.  Aerogels are “solid materials” composed of 99…

Trelleborg elastomers pass industry standards

Jan 26, 2016

Two elastomers developed by Trelleborg Sealing Solutions , Isolast XploRTM J9523 perfluoroelastomer (FFKM) and XploRTM V9T82 fluoroelastomer (FKM), have now met the ISO 23936 standard as well as revision three of NORSOK M-710. FFKM and FKM…

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