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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…

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…

Corvus, Kawasaki Pact for Novel ESS for Offshore Vessels

Sep 26, 2019

Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) and Corvus Energy have reached a licensing agreement for a novel lithium-ion capacitor (LiC) technology developed by Corvus for KHI.The LiC-based energy storage systems (ESS) to be sold by Corvus to offshore vessels and oil rigs globally…

Corvus Energy Gets Shell Ventures Investment

Aug 12, 2019

Canadian-Norwegian battery maker Corvus Energy announced that it has finalized an investment deal with Shell Ventures.The investment is a step towards Shell’s ambition to decrease the carbon footprint of the energy products they sell by around 20% by 2035 and by around 50% by 2050…

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