Offshore Engineering News


Stuart Gilligan appointed marine field sales engineer by Outreach

Jan 10, 2013

Stuart Gilligan has been appointed marine field sales engineer by Outreach, a supplier of marine canes, davits and rescue cranes. Gilligan will focus on the UK marine and offshore sectors, and be responsible for field sales of the Palfinger range of marine cranes…

CAD aligns with lean revolution

Jan 04, 2013

Aveva, one of the leading providers of engineering and design software for the plant and marine industries, marked its 45th anniversary with the launch of a groundbreaking new technology which the company claims will transform the nature of 3D engineering design…

Sparring partner

Jan 04, 2013

Technip's fifteenth spar platform, destined for Anadarko's Lucius field in the US Gulf of Mexico is now over 60% complete, with six out of eight rings in place at the company's Pori yard in Finland and on schedule for towout mid-april 2013.…

Wave energy conversion

Jan 04, 2013

JUMBO JOB: The DP2 heavy lift vessel Jumbo Javelin was used to install 111 transition pieces for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm off Denmark. The transition pieces, weighing up to 180t each, were loaded in Aalborg and transported to Anholt aboard the Javelin…

Surf and turf

Jan 04, 2013

With the acquisition of the Caesar and Express pipelay vessels, recent delivery of the Lewek Connector and anticipation mounting over the newbuild Lewek Constellation ice-class multi-lay vessel, Emas AMC is aiming for a share of the high-end offshore construction business…

Cutting steel

Jan 01, 2013

Heerema Fabrication Group has cut first steel for the US$2.26 billion Cygnus gas field located in the southern North Sea. The steel will be used in the 1600t Cygnus Alpha Wellhead Platform, the first of four. GDF Suez E&P operates the Cygnus partnership with 39…

Aker wins Gullfaks EPCIC

Dec 28, 2012

Aker Solutions wins topside modifications jobGullfaks A (Photo: Øyvind Hagen / Statoil)Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions a topside modification contract worth US $32.2 million (NOK 180 million) for its Gullfaks South field off Norway, Aker announced on 28 December 2012…

Technip nabs GOM pipeline work

Dec 18, 2012

Technip's G1200 vesselTechnip joins GOM platform junction project Williams Partners and DCP Midstream awarded Technip a pipeline installation contract for their 60-40 owned Discovery System in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Technip announced on 17 December 2012…

Reef Subsea wins Grane field work

Dec 14, 2012

Polar PrinceReef to conduct seismic installation at GraneReef Subsea announced that one of its Norwegian subsidiaries, Reef Subsea Norway, has been awarded a major contract by Statoil for the full seismic system installation of the Grane field offshore Norway…

Kongsberg in Apply Nemo buyout

Dec 11, 2012

Kongsberg Oil & Gas Technologies AS (KOGT), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kongsberg Gruppen ASA (KONGSBERG), has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Apply Nemo AS, an independent supplier of advanced engineering services…

Rope Trick

Dec 09, 2012

UK business minister Michael Fallon opened market leader Bridon International’s new state-ofthe-art wire rope manufacturing facility in Newcastle last month. The event marked the commencement of manufacturing at Bridon Neptune Quay, developed…

ABB lights up Martin Linge

Dec 07, 2012

Martin Linge field illustrationSubsea 7 grants ABB $170Mln power cable deal Subsea 7 has chosen ABB to build a power link between two North Sea oil and gas fields and the Norwegian power grid, ABB announced on 6 December 2012.The project…

Wartsila in Harvey Gulf supply pact

Dec 07, 2012

Vessel illustrationWartsila supplies LNG package for Harvey GulfHarvey Gulf has chosen Wärtsilä to supply a complete LNG package, including propulsion, auxiliaries and controls, for its new STX Marine-designed offshore support vessel bound for the U…

Weather monitoring

Dec 06, 2012

Wood Group won a £17 million management contract to fabricate, install, commission, operate and maintain two weather monitoring stations in one of the UK's largest offshore wind farm developments off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. The Wood Group…

InterMoor opens Singapore yard

Dec 05, 2012

InterMoorInterMoor opens Loyang mooring equipment yard InterMoor, an Acteon company, has opened its new mooring equipment yard at Loyang offshore supply base in Singapore. The new facility provides mooring equipment storage and an ideal support location for maintenance…

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