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SIMEC Atlantis Gets Hold of 12MW Tidal Power Project Lease in France

Jun 22, 2020

Tidal energy company SIMEC Atlantis Energy (Atlantis) has said that the Prefecture de la Manche in France has approved the transfer of the lease to develop a 12MW tidal power project in Raz Blanchard from ENGIE to Normandie Hydroliennes. Normandie…

Drone Specialist Cyberhawk Lands 5-Year Deal with Shell

Jun 22, 2020

Drone-based inspection company Cyberhawk has said it has signed a five-year, multimillion-dollar software contract with oil giant Shell.Under the contract, Cyberhawk will provide its cloud-based asset visualization software iHawk for all onshore…

Japan's JERA, France's ADEME, Ideol in Floating Wind Pact

Jun 22, 2020

Japanese power generator JERA said on Monday it has agreed with France's state-owned investment firm ADEME Investissement and French floating wind technology supplier Ideol on key terms for forming a joint venture to develop floating offshore wind farms…

Norwegian Firms Deploying Floating Solar Plant in Albania

Jun 19, 2020

Norwegian hydropower company Statkraft and its compatriot technology supplier Ocean Sun are set to start the construction of the planned 2 MWp floating solar pilot project in Albania.The pilot has an estimated total investment of EUR 2 million and will be placed at the Banja reservoir…

World's Most Powerful Wind Turbine Hits Key Milestone

Jun 19, 2020

The world's most powerful wind turbine in operation, GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype, has reached an important milestone.Namely, classification company DNV GL has granted it a provisional type certificate (IECRE Provisional RNA…

Aker Solutions Develops Faster Offshore Well Workover System

Jun 17, 2020

Norwegian engineering company Aker Solutions has said it has developed a modified workover system that enables faster and more cost-effective planned interventions. The concept will first be applied on Equinor’s Visund field in the North Sea…

TGS Kicks Off Timor-Leste Seismic Project

Jun 17, 2020

Norway-based marine seismic data company TGS has started commenced a 2Dcubed seismic data project covering offshore Timor-Leste, in support of the country’s ongoing oil and gas license round, announced in October 2019, following the ratification of a maritime border treaty with Australia…

Maersk Drilling Joins Offshore CO2 Storage Project

Jun 17, 2020

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has joined a consortium whose aim is to develop an offshore storage solution for CO2 captured in Danish onshore facilities.Maersk Drilling said Wednesday it was joining a new CO2 storage consortium…

Using High Res 3D Meshes for improved Shape Reconstuction of Marine Survey Data

Jun 16, 2020

When using dense, high-precision survey data, the method for management and visualization of the data can have a large impact on the final decision making process. This is an important factor when accurate shape reconstruction is required, as…

MARIN, IHC Assess DP for Autonomous SOV Project

Jun 16, 2020

MARIN and Royal IHC completed the dynamic positioning (DP) assessment tests for the autonomous-enabled T60-18 service operation vessel (SOV) at MARIN’s basins in Wageningen, The Netherlands.For the project, which is part-funded by a subsidy from TKI Wind Op Zee…

Eidesvik Equips Fleet with Energy Efficiency Software

Jun 16, 2020

The Norwegian offshore shipowner Eidesvik has signed a contract with Yxney Maritime for the use of Yxney's Maress energy efficiency software on its vessels, as a step towards further emissions reduction.Maress is a cloud-based system using available…

Acorn CSS & Hydrogen Project to Get Scottish Gov't Funding

Jun 15, 2020

The Acorn carbon capture and storage and hydrogen project in the UK North Sea will get Scottish Government funding to help drive forward Scotland’s Net Zero carbon targets by 2045. The funding is part of a five year, £62m package will be provided by a new scheme…

Global Offshore's Pre-Lay Plough Passes Kriegers Flak Test with Flying Colors

Jun 15, 2020

Offshore services provider Global Offshore, has completed its first phase of work at Vattenfall’s Danish Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm site offshore Denmark, using its new pre-lay plough. The company's plough PLP240 was used for boulder clearance and pre-cut trenching…

Saitec, BiMEP to Test Floating Wind Foundation Off Spain

Jun 12, 2020

Saitec Offshore Technologies and the open sea test site Biscay Marine Energy Platform (BiMEP) have signed a contract to install Saitec's floating wind foundation off the coast of the Bilbao area in the North of Spain as part of the project named DemoSATH…

Equinor Sanctions Sleipner Field Electrification

Jun 09, 2020

Norwegian energy company Equinor has made an investment decision to partly electrify the Sleipner field in the North Sea, offshore Norway.Equinor, with its partners  Vår Energi, LOTOS and KUFPEC on Tuesday filed a revised plan for development and operation to the authorities…

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