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Ampelmann Debuts the E5000

Nov 18, 2019

A new full motion compensation system from Dutch offshore access provider Ampelmann is designed to transfer personnel as well as cargo up to 5,000kg in rough waters offshore. It is expected to be operational in the third quarter of 2020The E5000 system is based on the proven technology of the E1000…

Wärtsilä Opens Support Center in Singapore

Nov 14, 2019

Wärtsilä said it has established its latest Expertise Center (EC) in Singapore to provide support functions, including operational support and dynamic maintenance planning, for marine and energy customers.Together with nine other Wärtsilä EC units around the world…

Allan Joins RMEC

Nov 13, 2019

Oilfield services firm RMEC has appointed an oil and gas industry veteran to boost its operations as it prepares for its next stage of international growth.Vic Allan has joined the company from American multinational corporation Halliburton…

First Subsea Wins Floating Wind Contract

Nov 11, 2019

First Subsea said it has secured a second contract with Spanish developer and construction company Cobra Group to provide Dynamic Bend Stiffener Connectors for the Kincardine Floating Offshore Windfarm. Following the initial supply to the pilot turbine last year…

New Offshore/Subsea Lever Hoist Launched

Nov 11, 2019

Offshore lifting hoists and chains specialist William Hackett has launched SSL5 offshore and subsea lever hoist, incorporating its patented quad pawl (QP) mechanism.“It’s a piece of engineering innovation that will transform safety levels globally…

Sandvik to Supply OCTG for ADNOC

Nov 10, 2019

Sandvik, a developer and producer of advanced stainless steels, special alloys, titanium and other high-performance materials, said it has entered into a long-term agreement with Tenaris to supply Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) following its…

Baker Hughes Wins Subsea Deal from Apache

Nov 07, 2019

Baker Hughes announced today that Apache Corporation’s North Sea subsidiaries have awarded, through a multi-year frame agreement, a suite of subsea equipment and services including six trees, wellheads and an associated service package. This…

OneSubsea, Subsea 7 Win Ormen Lange Contracts

Oct 31, 2019

Schlumberger said its subsea technologies division OneSubsea has secured a frame agreement with A/S Norske Shell for an engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract for the supply of a subsea multiphase compression system for the Ormen Lange field in the Norwegian Sea…

DNV GL RP for Subsea Pumping Systems

Oct 31, 2019

A new DNV GL recommended practice (RP) aims to help the oil and gas sector to deliver more cost-efficient and environmentally friendly subsea processing for improved hydrocarbons recovery. DNVGL-RP-F303 Subsea pumping systems provides a comprehensive…

Standardizing Docking Stations

Oct 30, 2019

Gro Stakkestad, manager of subsea intervention and pipeline repair, Equinor, weighs in on her company’s thoughts on subsea resident vehicles.Why are subsea resident vehicles attractive now?The recent downturn in the oil price combined with ever…

Packing AI into Offshore Robotics

Oct 30, 2019

Sean Halpin, Director, Product Management and Marketing, at relatively new entrant Houston Mechatronics, says that cost is driving a willingness to innovate. “Financial efficiency is a significant priority for the world’s oil companies in this…

Residency in Waiting

Oct 29, 2019

It’s long been a vision to have underwater vehicles able to support subsea operations without reliance on a surface vessel. We’re closer to this vision than ever before, but what’s new that wasn’t in place before to make this happen?Earlier…

Hunting Warns on Profit

Oct 29, 2019

British oilfield services firm Hunting Plc warned on Tuesday that annual core profit would be at the lower end of market expectations as it grapples with a slowdown in the U.S. onshore drilling market, sending its shares down as much as 7%.Without giving numbers…

Sembcorp Earns 3D Printing Certifications

Oct 29, 2019

Sembcorp Marine earns 3D printing certifications for parts used in construction and repairsThese certifications will help the Group unlock significant efficiencies and reduce supply chain risksSingapore-based Sembcorp Marine has received certifications…

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