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Norwegian Government Backs Project to Develop Offshore Charging Solutions

Dec 21, 2022

The Norwegian government awarded Maritime CleanTech partner Vard Group and the Ocean Charger project partners 38 million NOK (approx. US$3.9 million) for the development of offshore charging solutions that would support zero-emissions operations at offshore wind farms…

Wintershall Dea Uses AGR Software to Track Offshore Drilling Cost, Time

Dec 20, 2022

For its offshore drilling and well projects in Norway, the oil and gas company Wintershall Dea will use AGR Software's iQx probabilistic time and cost estimation and tracking applications. AGR said Tuesday that the development would help with…

Dutch Company Launches Wind Turbine Foundation Installation Vessel Design

Dec 15, 2022

Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam has launched a design for a new offshore wind foundation installation vessel (FIV), called VERticale, in response to ever-growing wind turbines needing larger foundations.'VERticale is developed for an optimized deck layout…

MTN Lands 45,000km Subsea Cable in S. Africa to Boost Africa's Connectivity

Dec 13, 2022

MTN South Africa and MTN GlobalConnect, in partnership with a consortium, have landed a 45,000-kilometer subsea cable in South Africa, part of plans to build a subsea network to connect African countries to Europe and the Middle East.Africa's…

Great Ships '22: Deepwater Atlas, “World’s First Eighth-Gen Ultra-Deepwater Drillship”

Dec 13, 2022

Marijana Sosic, Manager, Technical Marketing at Transocean, discusses some of the outstanding features of the Deepwater Atlas – Built in Singapore at Sembcorp Marine's Jurong Shipyard and flying the Marshall Islands flag – and sister-ship Deepwater Titan…

How Do Floating Wind Turbines Work?

Dec 12, 2022

Northern California has some of the strongest offshore winds in the U.S., with immense potential to produce clean energy. But it also has a problem. Its continental shelf drops off quickly, making building traditional wind turbines directly on the seafloor costly if not impossible…

NOV to Design and Equip Cadeler's Second F-Class Jack-up Vessel

Dec 12, 2022

NOV has secured contracts to deliver design and equipment for Danish offshore wind installation firm Cadeler's second F-class jack-up vessel, which will be able to install large wind turbine foundations as well as wind turbines. The F-class is a bespoke version of the GustoMSC NG-20000X model…

Radix Creates Virtual FPSO Training Environment to Reduce Commissioning Phase Risks

Dec 12, 2022

Brazil-based Radix Software and Engineering said Monday it had created a virtual FPSO training environment for a major operator with the goal of reducing risk in the asset commissioning phase by training operators in process optimization and validation of operational manuals…

Proserv Secures SMS as Sampling Representative in Malaysia

Dec 08, 2022

Controls technology company Proserv said it has signed an agreement with Aberdeen-based sand and erosion monitoring, analytics and management experts SMS. The deal sees SMS become the exclusive agent and representative for Proserv’s sampling activities across Malaysia…

Triton Anchor Secures Funds to Speed Up Development of Anchoring System for Floating Wind

Dec 07, 2022

Triton Anchor, a developer of an anchoring solution for the floating offshore wind industry, announced on Wednesday the closing of its initial funding round. The funds will be used to accelerate platform development as the company scales its products from prototype to general release…

VARD Gets Funding to Develop Digitalized HVAC for Offshore Wind SOVs

Dec 06, 2022

Shipbuilder VARD has received 4,95 million Norwegian crowns (currently around $2,66 million) from the Norwegian Research Council to research the possibility of digitalized heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. These systems…

TDI-Brooks Installs Starlink on Its Research Vessels

Dec 05, 2022

U.S. based marine services firm TDI-Brooks announced it has installed the Starlink Maritime platform on two of its four research vessels, with plans to equip the remaining vessels at a later date.The two vessels, Brooks McCall and Miss Emma McCall…

Well Operations: Halliburton In 'Industry's First' Offshore Brazil

Dec 02, 2022

Oilfield services giant Halliburton said this week it had successfully installed 'the industry's first' single trip, electro-hydraulic wet connect in deepwater for Petrobras in Brazil - a feat the company describes as a significant achievement in downhole electric completion technology…

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 Wednesday 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…

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