Offshore Energy News


DeepOcean Winds Down Its UK Cable Lay & Trenching Business

Jan 26, 2021

Subsea services company DeepOcean has completed the wind-down of its UK Cable Lay & Trenching business.DeepOcean had in November 2020 said it had started a restructuring process in relation to three UK subsidiaries in its Cable Laying and Trenching business (the “CL&T Group”)…

Acteon's MENCK to Provide Piling Hammers for Boskalis' Offshore Wind Assignment in Taiwan

Jan 25, 2021

Acteon's pile-driving operating company, MENCK, has won a contract to support the Dutch offshore contractor Boskalis with the foundation piling activities on the Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm (CFXD OWF) project. The project…

Subsea Battery Developer EC-OG Names Chairman to Help it Grow

Jan 25, 2021

Aberdeen-based subsea battery developer EC-OG has appointed Bob MacDonald, a former Wood Group man - now Wood - as Chairman.MacDonald previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the Specialist Technology Solutions (STS) business for energy services specialist Wood…

Kongsberg Tech for China-built Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Unit

Jan 25, 2021

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has signed a Letter of Intent with Chinese shipbuilder Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore to deliver a large technology package for the BT-220IU Wind Turbine Installation Unit.The offshore installation vessel BT-220IU is to be constructed for the Norway-based company OIM Wind…

DNV GL Gives Nod for Heerema's Silent Offshore Installation Concepts

Jan 21, 2021

Heerema Marine Contractors' concepts for the silent installation of offshore facilities' foundations have received a Statement of Feasibility from the global quality assurance firm DNV GL.Heerema has been working on developing 'silent foundations'…

Trelleborg's Cable Protection for Chinese Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 21, 2021

Swedish firm Trelleborg will provide cable protection for Jiangsu Qidong offshore wind project in China, under a contract awarded by Torgy LNG.As part of the deal, Trelleborg will provide 190 integrated cable protection systems for the offshore wind farm project…

Survey: UK Subsea Industry Shows Signs of Optimism

Jan 20, 2021

Subsea industry supply chain companies in the UK are looking a bit more optimistic, with an improved outlook, less redundancies, and more work in offshore wind expected in the near future, a survey by industry body Subsea UK has shown.Subsea…

Petronas Extends ROV Services Contract with Tanjung Offshore

Jan 19, 2021

Malaysian oil firm Petronas Carigali has extended a subsea inspection services contract with Tanjung Offshore, a subsidiary of T7 Global.T7 Global said Tuesday that the contract extension, signed in December, was for the provision of underwater inspection services using mini-ROV…

Reach Subsea Working on Unmanned Surface Vehicles for ROV Ops Support

Jan 18, 2021

Norway-based offshore services company Reach Subsea is working to develop Unmanned Surface Vehicles dedicated to survey, inspection, and light repair projects.'For the past 18 months, Reach Subsea ASA (Reach) has been developing new and future-proof…

Rovco Tapped for Subsea Services at Beatrice Wind Farm

Jan 18, 2021

Rovco, a UK-based provider of ROV and hydrographic services, has signed a contract to carry out work on offshore wind farm Beatrice, the Scottish largest operational offshore wind farm.  Rovco, which did not share the value of the contract,…

Equinor, Moss Maritime Testing Floating Solar in Rough Waters

Jan 14, 2021

Equinor, Norway's largest oil firm, increasingly involved in renewables such as offshore wind and floating wind, is now looking to add floating solar to its portfolio.The company said Thursday it would, together with Moss Maritime, start testing floating solar off the island of Frøya…

MOL, Bombora Targeting Wave Energy Opportunities in Japan

Jan 14, 2021

Wave energy converter developer Bombora has entered into an agreement with Japan's Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) to identify wave energy potential in Japan and across the region.MOL has recently said it has completed a detailed internal technical review of Bombora’s mWave wave energy converter…

Tech File: H-Glide Structural Bearings for Extreme Environs

Jan 12, 2021

Custom-fabricated structural bearings are being introduced by Hercules Engineering for extremely high stress applications in structures requiring outstanding load-bearing performance, even in compact or wet spaces in applications such as ports loaders…

Norway Eyes Sea Change in Deep Dive for Metals Instead of Oil

Jan 12, 2021

Norway's oil and gas reserves have made it one of the world's wealthiest countries but its dreams for deep-sea discovery now center on something different.This time, Oslo is looking for a leading role in mining copper, zinc, and other metals…

DLM Delivers Monitoring Systems for Offshore Wind Farm Cables

Jan 11, 2021

UK-based Dynamic Load Monitoring (DLM), said Monday it has built two bespoke monitoring systems that have been installed by dive teams on subsea bend stiffeners at an offshore wind farm.The equipment has been commissioned, with the first round of data due to be collected in March 2021…

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