Offshore Hardware News


Henriksen's New Liferaft Hook Enters Production

Jan 12, 2021

Norway-based Henriksen Hooks said its new Liferaft Release Hook into full production following completion of a prolonged testing program.Now available globally, the new crane hook has been especially developed for launching inflated liferafts…

Seaway 7 to Use MENCK Hydraulic Hammer at Dutch Offshore Wind Project

Jan 12, 2021

MENCK, a specialist hydraulic piledriving solutions provider, has signed a contract with Seaway 7, the renewables business unit of Subsea 7, to provide a hydraulic hammer for an offshore wind project in the Netherlands.MENCK, part of offshore services provider Acteon…

TMC to Deliver Compressors for Shell's Bonga FPSO

Jan 11, 2021

TMC Compressors (TMC), a Norway-based provider of compressed air systems for the marine and offshore industry, has won a contract to supply a complete offshore topside compressed air system to Shell's Bonga Main FPSO in Nigeria.TMC will deliver…

Industry's First: Oceaneering's 20.000-psi Equipment for Chevron's Anchor project

Dec 21, 2020

Schlumberger's OneSubsea has ordered 'the first-ever' 20,000 psi-rated subsea hydraulic junction plates and associated connection hardware from Oceaneering, for deployment at Chevron's Anchor development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.The hardware is destined for the first-ever 20…

MAN Compressors for Senegal's First FPSO

Dec 08, 2020

Japanese FPSO contractor Modec has ordered six compressors from MAN Energy Solutions for an FPSO destined for Woodside-operated Sangomar field, offshore Senegal.Sangomar, located approximately 100 km south of Dakar, Senegal, together with the nearby Rufisque and Sangomar Offshore blocks…

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…

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…

Liebherr: Key Milestone Reached with Alfa Lift Crane Construction

Nov 05, 2020

Crane specialist Liebherr has informed that a key milestone has been achieved with the construction of the Liebherr Heavy Lift Crane 150000-3000 for OHT's Alfa Lift offshore wind turbine foundation installation vessel.Liebherr said Thursday…

HMI to Provide Arms for Triumph's ROV Fleet

Nov 04, 2020

Houston Mechatronics Inc. (HMI) said Wednesday that Triumph Subsea Services will be the first to commercialize its all-electric Olympic arms.The U.S. ocean robotics firm said it reached an agreement with Triumph to provide 26 all-electric Olympic…

New Report Examines Offshore Hydrogen Embrittlement Issues

Nov 04, 2020

Offshore lifting hoists and chains solutions provider William Hackett has published an industry report aiming to help minimize the risk of Hydrogen Embrittlement (HE) and Stress Induced Corrosion Cracking (SICC). The report includes guidance on material choices used in topside and subsea lifts…

MAN to Supply Compressor Tech for Bacalhau FPSO

Oct 29, 2020

MAN Energy Solutions will supply five radial compressor and two screw compressor trains for the Bacalhau FPSO, under the contract with the Japanese FPSO specialist MODEC.The compressor trains will be installed aboard the FPSO that will be used to produce oil for Equinor at the Bacalhau field…

Siemens, Carlyle Near $2.4 Billion Deal Over Flender Business

Oct 26, 2020

U.S. buyout group Carlyle Group Inc is nearing an agreement to acquire Siemens AG's mechanical drive arm Flender, for about 2 billion euros ($2.37 billion), Bloomberg News reported citing sources.Siemens and Carlyle are finalizing terms of the deal that could be announced as early as this week…

Five Easy Ways to Ruin Your Offshore Equipment: Lessons Learned in Hydraulic Maintenance

Oct 23, 2020

Jaime Sabogal, National Market Segment Manager, Oil and Gas – Hägglunds Products - Bosch Rexroth Corp, discusses lessons learned in hydraulic maintenance.Learn more about the importance of offshore equipment hydraulic maintenance during a free…

Singapore: MENCK Assembles Pile Driver for Offshore Wind Projects in Asia

Oct 21, 2020

Germany-based MENCK, an Acteon offshore engineering firm specializing in hydraulic pile-driving services, has delivered a 175-ton ram weight to its Singapore premises.The ram weight is part of an MHU3500S hydraulic hammer to be assembled in…

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