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LOC, WavEC form wind partnership

Feb 01, 2017

LOC Group, an international marine and engineering consultancy, is partnering with WavEC Offshore Renewables, a private, non-profit offshore marine energy research and consultancy association. As part of the agreement, LOC will provide its…

Bearing the weight

Feb 01, 2017

Operating in HPHT conditions have led to thicker, heavier subsea equipment that can hold up to extreme environments. Atul Ganpatye and Kenneth Bhalla, of Stress Engineering, discuss challenges associated with the design of this equipment…

Seatools completes subsea storage study

Jan 31, 2017

In January of this year, Dutch subsea technology company Seatools completed a research and development (R&D) program on a subsea liquid storage technology. During the program – a continuation of an earlier engineering study performed on behalf…

TMC gets Heerema Sleipnir contract

Jan 26, 2017

International compressor supplier Tamrotor Marine Compressors (TMC) has been awarded a contract by Sembcorp Marine to supply compressed air systems to the new build Heerema Sleipnir crane vessel.    The scope of work includes manufacturing…

Greater Enfield FPSO to use GE MV7-5L drive

Jan 26, 2017

GE Energy Connections has been chosen to supply its MV7Series 5 Level (MV7-5L) drive, which will sit topside on a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit for the Greater Enfield project. Located 60km off Exmouth in Western Australia…

Victrex, Magma strengthen partnership

Jan 26, 2017

Victrex and Magma Global are continuing to build their strategic partnership targeted at the oil and gas industry. Following the joint development of Magma carbon composite m-pipe utilizing VICTREX PEEK, Victrex recently invested in a minority…

Ulstein, Acta Marine sign CSV contract

Jan 24, 2017

Ulstein Verft has signed a contract to build a DP2 (dynamic positioning) construction support vessel (CSV) for the Netherlands based Acta Marine. The vessel is primarily aimed at the offshore wind market and carries the SX195 design from Ulstein Design & Solutions…

Teledyne releases Klein side-scan/bathymetry module

Jan 23, 2017

Teledyne Gavia, manufacturer of the Gavia autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), has released a side scan/bathymetry module that incorporates US-based Klein Marine Systems’ UUV-3500 high-resolution side scan sonar with optional bathymetry sonar…

Webtool develops resettable ED cutter

Jan 23, 2017

Hydraulic cutting systems specialist, Webtool, announces a resettable emergency disconnect (ED) cutter for light and medium subsea well intervention. As an integral part of either a workover tool or dedicated emergency disconnect package…

Viper develops V-SUPPLY power module

Jan 20, 2017

Viper Subsea has added to its product portfolio with the introduction of V-SUPPLY, a topsides electrical power module, which as well as providing a source of electrical power to subsea equipment, incorporates monitoring technology. The…

ACE Winches gets Prelude spooling contract

Jan 11, 2017

ACE Winches, a deck machinery specialist, has secured a spooling contract with Oceaneering for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) project. The contract will be the first time ACE Winches’ 500-tonne reel drive system is used…

SMD completes 6000m Curvetech testing

Jan 10, 2017

Following the award of an order from Shanghai Salvage for a 6000m Quasar Work Class ROV (remotely operated vehicle), SMD engineers have successfully completed work on the associated Curvetech subsea components to assure maximum working depth up to 6000m…

Exxon develops cMIST dehydration technology

Jan 06, 2017

ExxonMobil has developed cMIST, a technology which dehydrates natural gas using a patented absorption system inside pipes and replaces the need for conventional dehydration tower technology. This inline technology could be deployed at both…

Forum completes 350th RT torque machine delivery

Jan 05, 2017

Forum Energy Technologies has designed, manufactured, tested and delivered its 350th rotational torque (RT) torque machine to TAM International, a downhole inflatable packer provider. The torque machine, or bucking unit as it is commonly referred…

Lamprell delivers NDC Al Gharbia jackup

Dec 22, 2016

Lamprell completed the construction on the jackup drilling rig, Al Gharbia, and its delivery to Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Co. (NDC). Completion and delivery of the jackup rig, on time and on budget, was marked at an inauguration ceremony…

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