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The Floating Production Market Will Drive OSV Demand

Jun 20, 2022

As the demand for floating production systems grows, so too will the need for modern offshore support vessel (OSV) tonnage.Related: Demand Grows for OSVs in the Offshore Floating Production and Storage Energy Sector

Oil Platform Worker Airlifted Near Southwest Pass

Jul 20, 2022

An oil platform worker was medevaced Wednesday morning approximately 20 miles southeast of Southwest Pass, La.The U.S. Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector New Orleans received notification at 11:38 p.m. Tuesday from the oil platform…

US Oil Spill Testing, Response Facility Gets Major Upgrade

Jun 09, 2022

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement’s National Oil Spill Response Research and Renewable Energy Test Facility, known as Ohmsett, has now reopened after undergoing significant refurbishment over the past eight months as part of BSEE’s ongoing maintenance plan…

What to Expect from the US Offshore Wind Market This Year

Apr 18, 2022

After many false starts, the U.S. offshore wind market is building strong roots for a solid future. But as the market develops from its current northeast and mid-Atlantic niche new opportunities and challenges arise.The U.S. offshore wind market…

Offshore Wind: Empire Wind Taps Maersk to Build Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (VIDEO)

Mar 29, 2022

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, awarded a contract to Maersk Supply Service for charter of its newbuild wind installation vessel (WIV). This vessel, together with US constructed barges and tugs built and operated by Kirby Offshore Wind…

GustoMSC's Floating Wind Platform Model Passes Harsh Environment Tests

Mar 22, 2022

GustoMSC said Tuesday it had recently completed model tests on its Tri-Floater semi-submersible floater capable of hosting very large wind turbines. Among other tests, the floater passed the tests involving extreme sea state with a significant wave height of 13…

Interview: Offshore Energy Forges a Digital Path

Jan 14, 2022

As offshore oil and gas markets rebound, adopting new digital strategies will be central to developing fields and producing energy efficiently and cost-effectively. Offshore Engineer TV's Greg Trauthwein recently interviewed Arja Talakar, Senior Vice President…

OE’s 2021 Top of the Festive YouTube Video Pops

Dec 21, 2021

No year is the same without the annual corporate festive YouTube videos. And while the pandemic is yet again trying to do its best to ruin our holidays, offshore companies have still provided us with a crop of Christmas cheer.Oceaneering, again…

How to Decarbonize the Upstream Industry

Oct 21, 2021

As the energy transition accelerates, upstream companies are under pressure to decarbonize, and this is likely to intensify. Wood Mackenzie's Jessica Brewer discusses opportunities and challenges.

Webinar: Next Generation Offshore Wind Installation Vessels – Opportunities and Challenges

Oct 05, 2021

In case you missed our latest webinar, you can still watch it here!The rapid development of the offshore wind industry is driving the need for next-generation purpose-built construction assets.Offshore wind farm capacity is set to grow from 32GW at the end of 2020 to over 230GW by the end of 2030…

Oil Platform Worker Medevaced in the Gulf of Mexico

Aug 19, 2021

An ailing crew member was medevaced from an oil platform approximately 150 miles east of Corpus Christi, Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi received a call at 10:20 p…

VIDEO: U.S. Offshore Wind Opportunities Abound for Both Local and Foreign Firms

Jul 09, 2021

The U.S. government has recently announced plans to promote offshore wind, with a goal to have 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind capacity installed by 2030, and a whopping 110GW of offshore wind by 2050.  It has also committed to supporting…

VIDEO: More Than 100 New Offshore Wind Vessels Needed by 2030 to Meet Demand

Jun 30, 2021

Over 100 new offshore wind turbine and foundation installation and maintenance vessels will be required for offshore projects planned over the next decade, as the number of proposed projects grows, but also as the turbines and foundations get larger…

Integrated Cable Protection and Stability Systems Offers Life-of-Field Benefits

Jun 16, 2021

Balmoral Comtec’s integrated cable protection stability system offers up to 75% reduction in subsea cable movement helping prevent irreversible damage.Read The Full Article Here

Deepwater Sector “Rapidly Accelerates” out of Downturn

May 27, 2021

World Energy Report’s Jim McCaul estimates up to $40 billion in contracting activity in the coming 18 months in the deepwater market.Get the latest Floating Production Systems Report here

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