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Enhanced Drilling Wins Equinor Contract for Norwegian Ops

Feb 22, 2024

Enhanced Drilling has secured a five-year frame agreement with Equinor to provide its subsea technologies to be used for operations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.The frame agreement is the first in its kind for Enhanced Drilling, and covers all technologies in its product portfolio…

Baker Hughes Grabs Petrobras’ Well Construction Job at Búzios Field

Feb 21, 2024

U.S. oilfield services giant Baker Hughes has secured a ‘significant contract’ from Petrobras for integrated well construction services in the Búzios field, offshore Brazil.The integrated services project is set to start in the first half of 2025 and will include drilling services…

UTEC Puts Upgraded AUV on Try-Outs Offshore Australia

Feb 20, 2024

UTEC, a geo-services brand in Acteon’s Data and Robotics division, has conducted trials on its upgraded Gavia autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), off Fremantle in Western Australia.The AUV has recently undergone significant upgrades and the…

Petrobras Hires Technip Energies’ Company for Offshore CCS Study

Feb 19, 2024

Brazilian state-run oil and gas company Petrobras has hired Kanfa, a fully-owned subsidiary of Technip Energies, to conduct a carbon capture and storage (CCS) study for its offshore assets.With the study, Petrobras aims to get a thorough understanding…

Seatrium to Start Work on Third 2GW HVDC Station for Dutch Offshore Wind Sector

Feb 19, 2024

Seatrium has set out plans to start working on the third 2 GW High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) electrical transmission system for offshore wind farms in the Netherlands in mid-2024.Seatrium received notification from the Dutch state-owned…

OPT to Deploy PowerBuoy in Monterey Bay

Feb 16, 2024

Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has received funding from California's Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) for the year-long deployment of a PowerBuoy in Monterey Bay.The PowerBuoy, integrating OPT's Maritime Domain Awareness System (MDAS) along…

Yokogawa Delivers Monitoring System for Japan’s 112MW Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 16, 2024

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has completed the design, supply, and commissioning of a remote operation and monitoring system for the offshore wind turbines and onshore facilities at the Ishikari Bay New Port Offshore Wind Farm.Supplied through its subsidiary Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation…

NOV Bags Order for Industry's First Electric Subsea Crane

Feb 15, 2024

NOV reports its Lifting & Handling group has sold what is said to be the industry’s first-ever electric subsea crane. The order was booked at the end of 2023 with an undisclosed client in Europe, NOV said.The first-of-its-kind crane offers enhanced efficiency compared to electro-hydraulic cranes…

Marine Power R&D Insights: Matt Hart, Wabtec Corporation

Feb 13, 2024

Matt Hart, Manager & Platform Leader, Marine & Stationary Power Systems, Wabtec, offers insights on how the megatrends of decarbonization, energy transition and autonomy all inspire and impact the marine power solutions from Wabtec.Matt, to start us off…

Video: Atlanta II FPSO Gets Its Anchors Offshore Brazil

Feb 13, 2024

' style='height: 370px;'Oil and gas company Enauta has released a short video showing the installation of mooring lines and torpedo anchors, designed by London Marine Consultants (LMC), for the FPSO Atlanta II offshore Brazil.The moorings are…

Minesto Generates First Power with 1.2MW Tidal Energy Kite

Feb 09, 2024

Swedish marine energy company Minesto has reached a key milestone with the delivery of first electricity to Faroe Island’s grid from its 1.2MW utility-scale Dragon 12 tidal energy device.In the early morning of February 9, the Dragon 12 device…

Consortium Forms to Deliver Wave-Powered Microgrid in Thailand

Feb 08, 2024

A consortium, led by Toshiba and Aquatera, has been awarded $1.9 million UK government funding to design a pilot microgrid project that will be powered by wave energy on a remote island in Thailand.Aside from Toshiba Europe and Aquatera, the consortium also includes Eco Wave Power…

EthosEnergy Scoops Harbour Energy Deal for Production Assets in North Sea

Feb 08, 2024

EthosEnergy has signed a five-year master service agreement (MSA) with Harbour Energy for maintenance and support services across three production assets in the North Sea.The agreement, with an option to extend, will see EthosEnergy becoming…

Minesto Reels In $260K Government Grant for Tidal Energy Moorings

Feb 08, 2024

Swedish tidal energy company Minesto has secured a $267,000 grant (SEK 2.8 million) from the Swedish Energy Agency to upgrade its mooring system.The grant will support the development and testing of the next generation mooring system by co-funding…

USFR Plans $700M Investment in US Offshore Wind Towers Production Plant

Feb 08, 2024

US Forged Rings (USFR) has unveiled plans to invest $700 million to construct a state-of-the-art tower fabrication facility and a steel forging plant that would serve the U.S. offshore wind industry.The U.S.-based company will use these two…

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