Marine Equipment News


NOV Bags Order for Industry's First Electric Subsea Crane

Feb 15, 2024

NOV reports its Lifting & Handling group has sold what is said to be the industry’s first-ever electric subsea crane. The order was booked at the end of 2023 with an undisclosed client in Europe, NOV said.The first-of-its-kind crane offers enhanced efficiency compared to electro-hydraulic cranes…

Brunvoll DP2 System Passed Sea Trial

Feb 01, 2024

The very first Brunvoll BruCon DP2 dynamic positioning system has passed third party verification onboard the offshore vessel Stril Mar.The BruCon DP2 installation was part of a larger power and energy management system upgrade onboard Stril Mar…

SEACOR to Convert Four PSVs to Battery Hybrid Power

Jan 25, 2024

SEACOR Marine announced it will convert four of its platform supply vessels (PSV) to battery hybrid power in a move to enhance efficiency and slash emissions.The Houston-headquartered marine transportation firm said on Thursday it has ordered…

INEOS FPS Picks Liebherr’s RL 650 Offshore Crane for Unity Platform

Jan 23, 2024

INEOS Forties Pipeline System (FPS) has selected Liebherr for the supply of a new Ram Luffing (RL) series offshore crane for its Unity Platform in the UK North Sea.After more than 30 years of service, the currently installed RL crane on the Unity Platform has run its course…

Penguin Marks Milestone Crewboat Delivery

Jan 22, 2024

Singaporean shipbuilder Penguin International Limited last week held a ceremony marking the delivery of a milestone vessel.The 40-meter aluminum crewboat, Pelican Breeze, is noteworthy for being Penguin's 100th newbuild vessel powered by Cat C32 ACERT main propulsion engines and Cat C4…

Subsea 7 Pipelay Vessel to be Equipped with Huisman’s Crane

Jan 22, 2024

Dutch company Huisman has secured a contract from Subsea 7 for the delivery of its 500MT offshore mast crane for one of pipelay vessels for deep water installations.The 500mt Offshore Mast Crane will be equipped with a passive and active heave…

NOV to Supply Cable-lay Equipment for Nexans' New Vessel

Dec 12, 2023

NOV reports its Italian group Remacut has secured the cable-lay equipment contract for Nexans' new cable-lay vessel (CLV).Nexans Marine Operations and Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft entered into a contract in September for the construction of a large DP3 cable-laying vessel…

Yinson Aims to Curb FPSO Emissions with Carbon Capture

Dec 11, 2023

Yinson is aiming to leverage advanced carbon capture technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its FPSO operations.The company announced its Yinson Production Offshore Pte Ltd arm has made a strategic investment in Ionada, developer of innovative carbon capture technology…

Gensets: New Fuels but Perennial Goals

Dec 01, 2023

Fuel flexibility may be a key driver for recent developments in gensets, but the perennial goals of lowering CapEx and OpEx remain.Fuel flexibility is one of the pillars of decarbonization that is being embraced by genset OEMs. Fuel efficiency…

VIKING Launches Innovative Space-saving Lifeboats

Nov 22, 2023

VIKING Life-Saving Equipment, said Wednesday it was launching an innovative range of lifeboats and davits which set new standards for compact and lightweight lifeboat-based evacuation solutions. 'By challenging traditional lifeboat design, the…

DNV Awards Cyber Security Type Approval for Corvus Energy's Orca ESS

Nov 16, 2023

Corvus Energy, a Norway-based provider of battery energy storage solutions and fuel cell systems for the marine sector, has been awarded a Type Approval from DNV for its Cyber Security Notation on the Control and Monitoring System of Corvus Energy's Orca Energy Storage System (ESS)…

BIO-UV to Deliver Ballast Water Treatment System for Drillship Pair

Nov 02, 2023

BIO-UV Group said Thursday it had received a major order to supply its BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system to a pair of drillships scheduled to enter an undisclosed operator’s offshore drilling rig fleet.According to BIO-UV, a modular version from the BIO-SEA B-Series…

Oceanology International Announces Marine Technology Reporter as Exclusive Video Media Partner

Nov 02, 2023

Marine Technology Reporter (MTR) has been unveiled as the exclusive video media partner of the Oceanology International exhibition and conference and will be delivering extended broadcast coverage from the 2024 event (Oi24).The collaboration…

Maersk Supply Service Selects Inmarsat Fleet Data IoT for Battery-powered AHTS

Nov 02, 2023

Danish offshore vessel owner Maersk Supply Service has selected the Fleet Data IoT platform from Inmarsat Maritime, a Viasat business, to help optimize the performance of its first vessel battery installation onboard the Maersk Minder anchor handler…

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