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INEOS FPS Awards Long-Term Contract to Sparrows Group for Unity Platform Support

Jun 28, 2023

UK-based Sparrows Group, a company providing engineering and maintenance services for global energy and industrial sectors, has secured a three-and-a-half-year contract with INEOS FPS.Under the contract, Sparrows will provide crane and lifting equipment operations…

Shell's Olympus Gulf of Mexico Platform Offline for Maintenance

Jun 16, 2023

Top U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil producer Shell on Thursday said its Olympus production platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico is offline for planned maintenance.The work started a week ago on Wednesday, June 7, and is expected to last 14 days, Shell said…

BladeBUG and FORCE Technology Partner to Revolutionize Wind Turbine Blade Inspections

Jun 15, 2023

BladeBUG, a UK-based robotics company which designs and develops spider-like repair robots for the wind industry, has has announced collaboration with non-destructive testing (NDT) specialist, FORCE Technology. The joint project will see FORCE…

Gazprom to Stop Gas via Turkstream on June 5-12 for Maintenance

Jun 02, 2023

Russian gas producer Gazprom said on Friday that it would turn off gas flows in the Turkstream pipeline from June 5-12 to carry out annual maintenance work.'The scheduled maintenance was agreed upon by all parties concerned in advance, Gazprom said…

Voyis Launches Discovery Vision Systems for ROVs

May 21, 2023

Voyis CEO Chris Gilson discusses his company’s recent introduction of the Discovery Vision System, a system which aims to revolutionize how ROVs see the underwater world. The Discovery camera is a single camera and lighting system that offers 4K low-latency video for piloting…

Early Start for 'Safe Zephyrus' in Brazil

May 03, 2023

Offshore accommodation firm Prosafe said Wednesday that its Safe Zephyrus semi-submersible vessel for safety and maintenance support had started its contract offshore Brazil with Petróleo Brasileiro SA ('Petrobras').The contract started on April 30 and has a firm commitment period of 650 days…

Specialist Marine Consultants Nets Sofia Offshore Wind Farm Work

May 02, 2023

Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has won a with RWE to deliver Offshore Resources and Services for the duration of the Sofia offshore wind farm's offshore construction, starting in 2023.The work scope includes a range of services, including…

DeepOcean Deploys Its First Autonomous Drone for Inspection of Offshore Structures

Apr 24, 2023

Offshore services firm DeepOcean said Monday it had mobilized its first Autonomous Inspection Drone (AID), which it says 'can unlock substantial cost savings for operators of offshore wind farms and oil and gas fields. 'The subsea drone has been mobilized on board the Edda Fauna subsea Inspection…

Rocsole Names New CEO

Apr 12, 2023

Rocsole, a Finland-based developer of offshore pipeline inspection technology, has appointed Pekka Kaunisto as the new CEO of Rocsole. Kaunisto, who joined Rocsole in early 2019 as Vice President of Sales, will succeed Mika Tienhaara, who served as CEO since early 2020…

Wärtsilä to Provide 24/7 Crew for Power Modules on FPSO in Brazil

Apr 12, 2023

Finland-based marine equipment and technology provider Wärtsilä said Wednesday it would operate the power modules onboard an FPSO vessel in Brazil on behalf of the owner 3R Petroleum. The vessel operates in the Papa Terra oilfield offshore Brazil…

Semco Maritime, Local Firms in Aberdeen Getting Noble Jack-up Rig Ready for BP Gig

Mar 23, 2023

Semco Maritime said Wednesday it was, together with local companies, conducting maintenance works on the Noble Innovator jack-up rig in the Port of Aberdeen, prior to the rig's deployment back to the North Sea to undertake decommissioning activity for BP…

Petrobras Partners with Fugro for Pioneering Remote ROV Survey

Mar 15, 2023

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro and Brazil's national oil company Petrobras have completed what they say is Brazil's first-ever remote subsea inspection survey.Fugro said that the technology trial was carried out with the aim of minimizing risk and improving sustainability during inspection…

Wärtsilä Signs Five-year Vessel Maintenance Deal with Abu Dhabi's NPCC

Mar 13, 2023

Finland-based marine technology company Wärtsilä has signed a five-year vessel maintenance deal with Abu Dhabi-based firm National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC).Wärtsilä said that the agreement covered seven vessels in the NPCC fleet and was designed to maximize operational uptime…

JF Subtech Charters Edda Savanah Vessel for IRM Services in North and Irish Seas

Mar 09, 2023

Marine services provider James Fisher Subtech (JF Subtech),  part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has signed a charter agreement with Østensjø Rederi AS for the exclusive use of its inspection, repair, and maintenance (IRM) and construction vessel…

Hobson & Porter to Extend RWE's Grimsby Hub Offshore Wind Base

Mar 03, 2023

German renewable energy firm RWE has appointed Humber-based firm Hobson & Porter to complete the construction of its new offshore wind operations and maintenance facility known as the Grimsby Hub. The contract includes an extension to the existing…

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