Offshore Equipment News


ARV-i: New Subsea Resident Vehicle Set to Launch

Oct 08, 2021

In October, a new class of underwater observation vehicle, the ARV-i, will be launched at Ocean Business 21. New Zealand-based Boxfish Research and Norwegian partner Transmark Subsea developed the autonomous underwater resident vehicle in a joint venture…

Expro, Frank's Merge

Oct 04, 2021

UK-based oilfield services firm Expro and Dutch-based drilling and completions solutions provider Frank’s International have completed the previously announced all-stock merger.The combined company has assumed the Expro Group Holdings name.'This…

MHWirth, Subsea Drilling Systems Merge to Create HMH

Oct 01, 2021

Oilfield services firm Baker Hughes and Norway's Akastor have completed the previously proposed merger of Baker Hughes’ Subsea Drilling Systems (SDS) business with Akastor’s subsidiary, MHWirth AS (MHWirth).MHWirth provides advanced drilling solutions and services…

Unique Group Partners Up with GoSubsea in Norway

Sep 08, 2021

UAE-based subsea equipment maker Unique Group has appointed GoSubsea, a recently formed subsea equipment and service firm based in Norway, as its survey equipment agent for the Scandinavian region. The agreement will see GoSubsea offer a full…

Offshore Equipment Firm Dril-Quip Names New CEO

Sep 02, 2021

Offshore drilling equipment specialist Dril-Quip, has named Jeffrey J. Bird as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Effective as of January 1, 2022, he'll replace Blake T. DeBerry, who will step down at that time. DeBerry will continue…

HYTORC's J-Washer Wins OTC 2021 Award

Aug 17, 2021

HYTORC, a manufacturer of industrial bolting systems, has received a Spotlight on New Technology Small Business Award at the 2021 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas. The company won the award for its HYTORC J-Washer. 'The J-Washer…

Huisman to Deliver Equipment for DEME's Orion Offshore Installation Vessel

Aug 12, 2021

Dutch offshore equipment maker Huisman has won a contract to deliver a 2,300 mt Lifting Spreader and a set of adaptive Damping Tugger Winches to DEME Offshore's offshore installation vessel Orion.Huisman said that the equipment was designed…

ICR Targets Guyanese Offshore Market. Partners with Panthera

Jul 28, 2021

ICR Integrity (ICR), an industrial maintenance and integrity company, has partnered up with Guyana-based Panthera Solutions (Panthera) to deliver its Technowrap and Quickflange technologies and other solutions and the booming oil and gas market in the region…

PULS Power Launches 480W DIN-Rail Power Supply for Marine Applications

Jul 15, 2021

PULS Power, the manufacturer of DIN-Rail power supplies, said Thursday it had launched its 24V, 20A DIN-Rail power supply CP20.245-R2, developed for on- and offshore use in the marine and offshore process industries. 'The marine-compliant power…

Ampelmann Launches Electric Version of its A-type Gangway

Jul 08, 2021

Dutch offshore access solutions provider Ampelmann has launched an electric version of its A-type walk-to-work gangway system.  According to Ampelmann, the latest version of the A-type has seen its traditional hydraulic power train replaced by electric regenerative actuation…

Jan De Nul Orders Hi-Tech Pile Gripper for its Les Alizés Installation Vessel

Jul 06, 2021

Offshore installation firm Jan De Nul Group has ordered an advanced electrical Motion-Compensated Pile Gripper for its new floating installation vessel Les Alizés. The custom-made gripper, to be delivered by Imeca, with an integrated X-Laboratory guidance and survey system…

Gibb Group to Provide PPE for Vattenfall's 11 Wind Farms in UK

Jun 09, 2021

Energy firm Vattenfall has awarded Norfolk-based Gibb Safety & Survival, part of Gibb Group, a contract to provide protective clothing, safety, and survival equipment to keep workers safe across its eleven UK wind farms.Under the three-year contract…

Hitachi ABB Power Grids Launches Transformers for Floating Wind Industry

Jun 04, 2021

Hitachi ABB Power Grids today launched a portfolio of transformer products to be installed on floating offshore substations and floating wind turbines in deep waters, where traditional solutions are not feasible.According to the company, its…

TMC's Air Compressors for JOIDES Resolution Research Drillship

Jun 01, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Siem Offshore has hired Oslo-based TMC Compressors (TMC) to deliver a new marine compressed air system to be retrofitted onboard the JOIDES Resolution research vessel.Former drillship JOIDES Resolution is a…

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