Offshore Engineer Inspection, Repair, & Maintenance News


C-Kore Completes IRM Campaign

Jul 11, 2019

C-Kore Systems has completed another offshore campaign off the West Australian North West Shelf. C-Kore’s subsea testing tools quickly located the faulty subsea equipment allowing it to be replaced to make the field operational again.C-Kore’s…

North Sea FPSO Goes on Remote Control

Jul 11, 2019

Fugro said it has provided remote positioning services on board a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for Bluewater during a scheduled subsea inspection, repair and maintenance campaign in the North Sea.The recent week-long…

New Tech Enables Pipeline NDT on Producing Platforms

Jul 05, 2019

A technology used in security and drug enforcement was modified to solve the age-old problem of how to use radiography for non-destructive testing of pipelines on rigs without affecting nucleonic measurement associated with pressure vessels…

DP Galyna Off to Offshore Gig

Jul 05, 2019

Dutch marine outfit Chevalier Floatels vessel DP Galyna has won another assignment after completing an inspection and maintenance campaign for an oil and gas company in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.'Within 2 hours of contract notification…

Kraken's OceanVision Moving Ahead

Jul 04, 2019

Kraken Robotics' OceanVision marine technology development project will move forward with conditional approval – and millions in funding – from Canada's Ocean Supercluster.The three-year, $20 million project is being spearheaded by Kraken subsidiary…

Oceaneering Unveils Digital Inspection System

Jun 26, 2019

A new digital asset inspection system from Oceaneering International aims to streamline non-destructive testing (NDT) and inspection management.The tablet-based technology, called Inform Inspect, has been designed to equip technicians, supervisors and managers with the ability to deliver seamless…

New Tech for Wind Blade Inspections

Jun 24, 2019

Drones and crawling robots outfitted with special scanning technology could help wind blades stay in service longer, which may help lower the cost of wind energy at a time when blades are getting bigger, pricier and harder to transport, Sandia National Laboratories researchers say…

Infinity, Medserv Form Services JV

Jun 12, 2019

Aberdeen-based Infinity Oilfield Services and Malta-based Medserv have formed a new joint venture named InMedCo, to provide a broader portfolio of highly specialized technical services to the oil and gas market.The InMedCo joint venture combines…

IKM Testing Wins Aker BP Contract

Jun 04, 2019

Oil company Aker BP has awarded Norwegian testing, cleaning and inspection service provider IKM Testing a frame agreement that includes most of IKM Testing’s core services. The duration of the frame agreement is six years plus an option period…

Boskalis Nets $126 Mln Subsea Contracts

May 31, 2019

Boskalis Subsea Services said it has secured several contracts in the North Sea over the last six months that are worth more than £100 million ($126 million) combined. These include the Total Tyra redevelopment project, an inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) campaign for Repsol Sinopec…

Production Resumes at Claymore

May 30, 2019

Production at oilfields that contribute to the North Sea Flotta Gold crude grade has restarted following pipeline repairs, a spokesman for the terminal operator said.Output was shut down in mid-May after a subsea valve on the pipeline from the…

Artificial Intelligence and Smart Technologies Unlock Better IMR

May 29, 2019

ABS leverages advanced technologies – from smart sensors to artificial intelligence – to help improve inspections and optimize maintenance schemes offshore. Matthew Tremblay, ABS Vice President of Global Offshore Markets explains.

Petrofac Wins North Sea Contract Extensions

May 28, 2019

Petrofac announced on Tuesday that its Engineering and Production Services (EPS) business has been awarded two operations and maintenance (O&M) contract extensions for long-standing clients worth a combined value of approximately $32 million…

N-Sea Names New Chief Executive

May 23, 2019

N-Sea Holding announced Thursday it has appointed Arno van Poppel as Chief Executive of the Netherlands based subsea inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) services provider.van Poppel succeeds Gerard Keser, who steps down from his current…

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