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SafeSTS Offers new ‘Green’ Tech for STS Transfers

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A new ship-to-ship cargo transfer system has been developed and patented by SafeSTS for the Dynamic Positioning (DP) shuttle tankers sector, designed to increase flexibility and efficiency for the export of oil from offshore fields.Traditionally…

Record-Breaking Platform Delivered to the Hod Field From Aker Solutions’ Yard in Verdal

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On August 4, 2021, the topside of the normally unmanned wellhead platform for the Hod field was transported from Aker Solutions in Verdal to the Aker BP operated field.  Hod B is the second project delivered by Aker BP’s alliance for delivery of fixed platforms…

World’s Longest [37 km] ETH Production Pipeline installed offshore Norway

Aug 03, 2021

Neptune Energy reports the  installation and testing of the world’s longest traceheated subsea production pipeline at its operated Fenja field in the Norwegian sea.“Completing the installation and testing of the ETH pipe is a great technical…

Subsea 7 Takes Majority Stake in Floating Wind Tech Player

Aug 02, 2021

Offshore services firm Subsea 7 on Monday revealed has reached a deal to acquire a majority interest in the equity of Nautilus Floating Solutions S.L., a Bilbao, Spain-based developer of technology for the floating wind market.Nautilus has developed…

Market Report: The Work Class ROV Market

Aug 02, 2021

Demand for work-class ROVs (WROV) has traditionally been determined by the state of the global offshore oil & gas industry. This is likely to remain the case in the short to medium-term. However, there’s a new kid on the block – offshore wind…

TetraSpar Floating Wind Demonstrator Reaches Test Site in Norway

Jul 30, 2021

The TetraSpar floating wind foundation, developed by Stiesdal Offshore Technology, has arrived at the Marine Energy Test Centre, near Stavanger, southeast Norway. The foundations have been fitted with a 3.6MW wind turbine.The news was shared…

Seismic Firm CGG Sells GeoSoftware Business

Jul 30, 2021

French seismic data firm CGG has signed a deal with Topicus and Vela Software, for the sale of CGG’s GeoSoftware business.According to the description on CGG's website, GeoSoftware product suite, among other things, helps oil and gas operators…

DOF Subsea Orders Two Work-class ROVs from Forum Energy Technologies

Jul 28, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator DOF Subsea has ordered two 200HP Perry XLX-C work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) from Forum Energy Technologies (FET).Forum Energy Technologies will build the ROVs at its UK facility at Kirkbymoorside…

Systematic's Software to Optimize Ops on All RWE Offshore Wind Farms

Jul 26, 2021

Renewable energy firm RWE has signed an agreement with Danish software company Systematic to deploy an innovative information management tool across its global fleet of offshore wind farms.Systematic will supply its marine management tool, called SITE…

An Industry-First: ABS Reviews Oil States' Deep-sea Mineral Riser System

Jul 22, 2021

In what has been described as an industry first, ABS has design reviewed a deep-sea mineral riser system capable of reaching more than 6,000 meters beneath the sea surface.Developed by Oil States Industries (OSI), the Merlin Deepsea Riser System…

Kawasaki Picks Sonardyne Tech for Its SPICE AUV

Jul 22, 2021

Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries has ordered from Sonardyne a suite of subsea navigation, positioning, and communications technologies to navigate, track and control its first commercial SPICE autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs).The SPICE  AUV…

Wärtsilä Sees Rise in Order Intake. Expects Growth in 3Q

Jul 20, 2021

Finland-based marine and energy equipment maker Wärtsilä expects the third quarter of the year to be better than the corresponding one of 2020 but has warned that prevailing market conditions make the outlook uncertain.The company made the statement…

Digitalization: Petrofac, James Fisher Cut Need for Offshore Survey Ahead of Modification Scopes

Jul 19, 2021

Oilfield services firm Petrofac said Monday it has with the help of digitalization, and in cooperation with James Fisher Asset Information Services (JF AIS), managed to eliminate the need for offshore surveys ahead of modification scopes, reducing time and cost…

Ocean Floor Geophysics, PGS Complete Towed Streamer CSEM System Transaction

Jul 19, 2021

Norwegian seismic data firm PGS has completed the sale of the hardware, software, and intellectual property associated with the company’s towed streamer Controlled Source Electro-Magnetic (“CSEM”) system to Canada's Ocean Floor Geophysics, Inc (“OFG”)…

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