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Interview: Kongsberg's Geir Oscar Løseth Discusses the Hybrid OSV

Nov 25, 2020

On the back of a recent deal struck by Norway's Kongsberg Maritime to supply turnkey hybrid battery solutions for three of Island Offshore's platform supply vessels, Offshore Engineer has interviewed Geir Oscar Løseth, Kongsberg Maritime's General Manager Sales, Advanced Offerings, to learn more about the push to get more offshore vessels to go hybrid.OE: What is behind the Norwegian offshore support vessel sector's increasing drive to install batteries and go hybrid…

Marine Battery Firm Corvus Plans 4Q IPO

Sep 15, 2021

Marine battery maker Corvus plans an initial public offer (IPO) in the fourth quarter, aiming to list its shares on the Oslo Stock Exchange, its top executive said on Wednesday.The company, which assembles battery cells into giant batteries for ships such as ferries…

Hybrid Battery Package Installed on Siem PSV

Sep 13, 2021

Siem Offshore said one of its dual fuel platform supply vessels (PSV) has been upgraded with a hybrid battery package, in line with the company’s goals to reduce its environmental footprint.The installation aboard the 2014-built VS 4411 DF Siem…

Vard Electro to Install Hybrid Battery on Atlantic Towing's Platform Supplier

Jul 13, 2021

Marine electrical systems supplier Vard Electro will equip Atlantic Towing's platform supply vessel Atlantic Shrike with a hybrid battery power system.'Atlantic Towing is the first company to implement this multiple mode application of battery…

Maersk Supply Service Orders Wärtsilä Battery for Maersk Minder AHTS Vessel

May 28, 2021

Danish offshore support vessel owner Maersk Supply Service has ordered a battery pack for one of its M-class vessels, the Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessel Maersk Minder, as part of its plan to reduce the company's carbon intensity by 50% across its fleet in 2030…

REM Offshore's Wind Service Vessel to Feature NES Technology

Mar 03, 2021

Havyard Group's subsidiary Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) has won a contract to deliver energy design and smart control solution to Rem Offshore’s new vessel for the offshore wind service market. The contract was awarded by Green Yard Kleven who is building the vessel…

Subsea Battery Developer EC-OG Names Chairman to Help it Grow

Jan 25, 2021

Aberdeen-based subsea battery developer EC-OG has appointed Bob MacDonald, a former Wood Group man - now Wood - as Chairman.MacDonald previously served as Chief Executive Officer of the Specialist Technology Solutions (STS) business for energy services specialist Wood…

Corvus' Energy Storage Systems for Harvey Gulf's Offshore Vessels

Jan 11, 2021

Corvus Energy, an energy storage solutions provider for the offshore energy industry, has won a contract with Wärtsilä to deliver its Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for the offshore support vessel fleet operated by U.S.-based Harvey Gulf.According to Corvus…

NOV Energy Recovery System for Offshore Rigs Gets Corvus ESS

Nov 11, 2020

Corvus Energy, energy storage solutions provider for the offshore energy industry has been selected by National Oilwell Varco (NOV) to supply the Energy Storage System (ESS) to be used on an offshore drilling rig.Corvus will deliver its ESS…

FLASC, Subsea 7 Working on Non-battery Energy Storage Solutions

Oct 12, 2020

FLASC, a start-up developing non-battery based energy storage solutions for the offshore sector has entered a collaboration with offshore installation giant  Subsea 7.FLASC's patented Hydro-Pneumatic Energy Storage (HPES) concept combines pressurized…

Harvey Gulf to Equip Eight More Vessels with Battery Systems

Sep 24, 2020

Harvey Gulf International Marine announced Thursday it will install 10 battery systems on board eight of its vessels as the U.S. based offshore vessel owner continues its efforts to transform its fleet for greener operations.Harvey Gulf said…

Harvey Gulf Upgrades PSV to "Tri-fuel" Vessel

Sep 02, 2020

U.S.-based offshore vessel owner Harvey Gulf said Wednesday it completed an upgrade of its platform supply vessel Harvey Energy, making it the first 'tri-fuel' PSV in the U.S.Harvey completed the installation of a Wartsila battery-power system…

Kongsberg Hybrid Power System for Island Offshore PSV Trio

Aug 18, 2020

Norwegian offshore support vessel owner Island Offshore has awarded a contract to Kongsberg Maritime to supply turnkey hybrid battery solutions for three platform supply vessels.Two vessels Island Crusader and Island Contender, previously operated…

OPT Launches Subsea Battery

Aug 17, 2020

U.S. based ocean energy technology developer Ocean Power Technologies has launched a tech called the Subsea Battery solution for offshore installations.OPT said that the lithium-iron-phosphate battery system with a nominal storage capacity of…

Kawasaki Heavy Orders Corvus' Blue Marlin Energy Storage System

Jun 02, 2020

Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) has ordered the first commercial unit of a new Corvus Energy high-density lithium-ion capacitor energy storage system (ESS) Blue Marlin.According to Corvus, which plans to market the system to the offshore energy market…

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