Offshore Technology News


CGG to Keep Running Seismic Center for Shell in Brunei

Nov 24, 2022

Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn Bhd (BSP) has awarded CGG a multi-year contract extension to continue running a dedicated seismic imaging center at its head office in Seria, Brunei. In the past six years, CGG has delivered land, marine, transition zone…

Pryme Group Launches Specialist Tooling Systems for Offshore Wind Installation

Nov 23, 2022

Engineering firm Pryme Group said Wedneday it had launched two specialist tooling systems - Pile Fixation Tool (PFT) and PileProp - for offshore wind installations, via Caley Ocean Systems. The company said the tools were designed to support…

Autonomous OBN Seismic Survey Robots Could Enter Commercial Operation in 2024

Nov 22, 2022

Blue Ocean Seismic Services, which is working on autonomous ocean bottom seismic robotic vehicle technology, said on Tuesday that it had finished a series of passive and active seismic trials that proved the quality of seismic data collection…

U.S. Watchdog Seeks Cybersecurity Strategy for Offshore Oil & Gas Facilities

Nov 18, 2022

A U.S. watchdog in a report made public on Thursday asked the federal regulator of offshore oil and gas infrastructure to come up with a cybersecurity strategy for the more than 1,600 facilities under its oversight. The Government Accountability…

Reygar’s DDPR System Installed on Windcat Workboats' Crew Transfer Vessels

Nov 17, 2022

Windcat Workboats, a crew transfer vessel provider for the offshore wind industry, has installed Reygar’s Digital Daily Reporting System, Digital DPR, across its entire fleet of over 50 workboats.'The Digital DPR (DDPR) app runs from a touchscreen…

Zero Emission Hydrogen USV Design Wins CMDC Round 2 Funding

Nov 10, 2022

SEA-KIT International on Thursday announced it has secured funding through Round 2 of the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC) to design a hydrogen powered, zero emission Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV).The USV designer and builder…

OWGP Launches Offshore Wind Innovation Grant for UK Firms

Nov 09, 2022

The UK-based Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has launched a new Innovation Grant funding competition targeted at two offshore wind industry innovation priorities: Decarbonising the sector and Improving reliability.Sponsored by Equinor…

Kraken Robotics' Brazilian Subsidiary Gets $8M R&D Funding

Nov 04, 2022

Canadian marine robotics company Kraken Robotics said Friday it had signed a R&D contract with a global energy company that will provide $8 million of cash funding to Kraken’s Brazilian subsidiary over a 3-year period.Under this project, Kraken…

RightShip’s GHG Rating: EEXI, EVDI and EEDI, All In One

Nov 03, 2022

RightShip is pressing ahead with its zero-harm vision for the maritime industry by evolving its GHG Rating to incorporate new regulations being introduced by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2023.In Q1 of 2023, the GHG Rating…

AIP for C-Claw Fastener for Marine and Offshore

Nov 02, 2022

Bureau Veritas delivered an Approval in Principle to COLD PAD, an industrial start-up, for its C-Claw technology, a heavy-duty fastener for steel structures that is non-intrusive (no hole and no hot work is required). It was designed as an alternative…

ADIPEC Interview: Microsoft Driving Digital Transformation in Oil & Gas Sector

Nov 02, 2022

Offshore Engineer is at the ADIPEC show in Abu Dhabi this week, where we interviewed Ahmad El-Dandachi, Enterprise Channel Lead for Microsoft in the UAE on Microsoft's role in the offshore oil and gas and renewables sectors.OE: Microsoft is…

ADIPEC: Fugro, AD Ports Pen Deal for Remote & Autonomous Tech Use in Middle East

Nov 02, 2022

During the ADIPEC exhibition in Abu Dhabi, Dutch firm Fugro and UAE's AD Ports Group signed an agreement that sets out combined goals to utilize remote and autonomous technologies in the region. The agreement was signed by Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi…

ADIPEC: Kongsberg Digital App to Optimize Drilling and Well Ops in Real Time

Nov 01, 2022

Norway's Kongsberg Digital has launched a new application at ADIPEC, which promises to enable oil and gas operators to follow their key performance indicator (KPI) progress on drilling and well operations in real time.According to Kongsberg Digital…

New Product: BOREAS D70, FOG Intertial Navigation System

Oct 24, 2022

Advanced Navigation debuts the Boreas D70, a fiber-optic gyroscope (FOG) inertial navigation system (INS). According to the manufacturer, the technology is well suited to surveying, mapping, and navigation across subsea, marine, land and air applications…

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