Offshore Equipment News


SMD Delivers Pre-Lay Plow to Boskalis

May 20, 2020

U.K.-based manufacturer Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) said it handed over a purpose-built pre-lay plow to marine service providers Boskalis, for use at Ørsted’s offshore wind farm Hornsea Two.The multifunctional pre-lay plow will be used to…

MacGregor's Gangways and Cranes for Edda Wind SOVs

May 13, 2020

Cargotec's MacGregor has secured orders to equip Edda Wind's new offshore wind service vessels, ordered from Spanish shipyards.Two of the equipment packages were awarded by the shipbuilder Astilleros Gondán in Asturias for Edda Wind's Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV)…

Falcon ROV Chosen for Project off West Africa

May 06, 2020

A service provider in the West African offshore energy sector has ordered a Saab Seaeye Falcon, fully fitted for survey work.Lucas Inyama, Technical Director of Nigeria-based Geocadinal Integrated Services, said, “We ordered a survey customized…

2G Robotics Debuts New Payloads for Modular AUVs

May 06, 2020

2G Robotics has officially launched a line of payloads for use on light, modular autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs). 2G’s RECON line of products include the RECON CS, a 4K stills camera and LED lightbar payload, and the RECON LS, a payload…

Logan Builds ROV A-Frame for Gulf of Mexico Use

May 05, 2020

Hydraulic repair, manufacturing and rental company Logan Industries delivered a custom A-frame to TechnipFMC for one of the services company's new state-of-the-art remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROV), which will deploy later this year…

Olis Robotics Partners with Aleron Subsea

Apr 28, 2020

Olis Robotics announced a new agreement with the Aleron Subsea. Aleron will lead sales, distribution and support of Olis Robotics machine-learning ROV manipulator controllers.The Olis Master Controller is providing value for ROV inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) global market operators…

TechnipFMC Tallies Woodside Subsea Contract

Apr 20, 2020

Services company TechnipFMC said it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract from Australia's Woodside for the development of the Lambert Deep and Phase 3 of the Greater Western Flank fields…

Penflex Receives DNV GL Certification

Apr 14, 2020

Flexible metal hose manufacturer Penflex Corporation said Penflex Vietnam has received DNV GL certification for its products used in marine and offshore applications.Penflex single and double braided 700 Series sizes 2 ½” to 12” and P3 Series…

SWORD Seafloor Rig Set for Sea Trials

Apr 13, 2020

Royal IHC, a Dutch marine equipment and vessel provider, has said that extensive tests have been completed on a new seabed geotechnical drill designed for offshore wind and oil and gas markets, and the rig will now go on seatrials before hitting the market…

NOV Names New Chief Technology Officer

Apr 10, 2020

Oil and gas equipment and technology provider National Oilwell Varco, has appointed David Reid as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, effective April 17, 2020. Reid has been appointed a successor of Hege Kverneland who will retire after…

SMD Delivers ROV to Asso.subsea

Apr 09, 2020

Greece-based Asso.subsea took delivery of an SMD Quasar 150-horsepower, 1,000-meter-rated work class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) complete with launch and recovery system (LARs).The Quasar will be installed on board Asso.subsea Astrea DP2 multipurpose service vessel to support cable laying…

TechnipFMC Cuts 2020 Capex by 30%

Apr 01, 2020

Franco-American oil services firm TechnipFMC Plc said on Wednesday it will cut its planned capital expenditures for 2020 by 30% to $300 million in response to current oil market conditions.TechnipFMC said it was taking decisive action to address…

Oilfield Equipment and Services Spending to Fall to 2005-Low

Apr 01, 2020

Global spending on oilfield equipment and services this year will fall 21% from 2019 to $211 billion, the lowest level since 2005, according to a report to be released on Wednesday by consultancy Spears & Associates, as oil and gas producers slash spending…

Huisman Crane for Penta-Ocean's Wind Turbine Installation Rig

Mar 31, 2020

Dutch offshore equipment manufacturer Huisman has signed a contract with PaxOcean Engineering for the delivery of a 1,600mt Leg Encircling Crane. The crane will be installed on the new self-elevated platform (SEP) of Japanese company Penta-Ocean Construction…

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