Offshore Technology News


MacGregor to Install Predictive Maintenance Solution on North Sea Giant Vessel

Nov 26, 2020

Cargotec's subsidiary MacGregor has signed an agreement with offshore vessel owner North Sea Shipping to deliver its OnWatch Scout Predict on the North Sea Giant offshore vessel.OnWatch Scout is a solution that connects installed equipment aboard…

Moray East Offshore Wind Farm Jacket Transport Completed

Nov 25, 2020

On November 25, 2020, MV Hawk discharged her final jacket foundation for the Moray East Offshore Wind Farm.OHT’s heavy transportation vessel carried its second load of 10jackets from Lamprell’s fabrication site in Hamriyah, UAE, arriving at the Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth on November 12…

SATH Floating Wind Concept Gets EC Funding Infusion

Nov 25, 2020

Saitec Engineering won $2.9m funding by the European Commission 'Blue Economy Window' call, funding that will help to further develop its Offshore Floating Wind energy concept.Funding for the SATHScale project will allow to address the challenge…

Video: In Offshore Wind, Size Matters

Nov 20, 2020

The offshore wind industry has made great strides to become a cost-competitive option for grid and off-grid energy solutions. And today, the industry is growing faster than ever before, both in the well-established European market and in newer ones such as in China…

Golar LNG, Black & Veatch in Green, Blue Floater Tech Push

Nov 19, 2020

Liquefied natural gas shipping firm Golar LNG and the engineering giant Black & Veatch on Thursday said they would expand their long-standing FLNG relationship, and start working on projects involving floating ammonia production, carbon capture…

Mocean's Wave Energy Device to Power Subsea Oil & Gas Ops

Nov 18, 2020

Edinburgh-based wave energy technology firm Mocean Energy has raised £850,000 (USD 1,1 million) to speed up the commercialization of its wave energy converter and deploy it to power subsea oil and gas equipment.The Scottish start-up has raised £612…

SUBSEA TECH: Compact Hydrographic System for Shallow-Water ‘Gap-Filler’ Surveys

Nov 18, 2020

Subsea Europe Services GmbH has introduced a new compact version of its unique integrated Hydrographic Survey System (iHSS). Dubbed iHSS-Compact, it is designed to meet demand for shallow-water ‘gap-filler’ marine surveys and simplifies the…

Shell, Ocean Infinity on Uncrewed Seep Hunting Mission

Nov 18, 2020

Oil and gas giant Shell has teamed up with offshore robotic ship operator Ocean Infinity to combine expertise and assets to execute multiclient seep hunter projects.'The combination of Shell’s specialist seep hunting expertise and Ocean Infinity’s ‘Armada’ fleet of robotic ships…

OPT PowerBuoy Tested at DeepStar's 'Zero Carbon Power for Electric Subsea Operations' Project

Nov 17, 2020

Ocean energy technology developer Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has received a DeepStar project award to study the use of its PB3 PowerBuoy to provide remotely controllable zero-carbon power for deepwater subsea oil production applications…

OTC 2021 Postponed

Nov 16, 2020

One of the world's largest conferences and exhibitions dedicated to the offshore energy industry will be postponed next year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.The Offshore Technology Conference, which attracts tens of thousands of visitors to Houston annually…

Boston Dynamics Dog Robot 'Spot' Learns New Tricks on BP's Mad Dog Platform

Nov 13, 2020

Boston Dynamics’ dog-like robot ‘Spot’ is learning new tricks.Working on an oil platform operated by BP nearly 190 miles (305 km) offshore in the Gulf of Mexico, the company is programming Spot to read gauges, look for corrosion, map out the…

Kongsberg Maritime Won $43,7M in Contracts for Shuttle Tanker Concepts in 2020

Nov 13, 2020

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime said Friday it had during 2020 won contracts for 12 of its Shuttle Tanker concepts, with a value totaling over NOK 400 million (around $43,7 million).Shipyards in South Korea and China are building the vessels, which…

EDITORIAL: See You Online @ Oi Connect!

Nov 12, 2020

Oceanology International, the world's largest exhibition and conference for the subsea sector, was originally scheduled for March 2020, subsequently rescheduled to December 2020 due to COVID-19. The organizers last month announced the need to…

ABB’s Software for Project Aimed at Reducing Offshore Wind Farm Inspection Costs

Nov 12, 2020

ABB Marine & Ports has been selected as a technology partner for an EU project exploring the use of remote inspection and maintenance techniques for offshore wind farms. With funding from the biggest EU research and innovation program Horizon 2020…

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