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TMC, Allseas to Develop Commercial Seabed Nodule Collection System. Plan to Buy Another Drillship

Mar 18, 2022

The Metals Company (TMC), a company extracting battery metals from seafloor polymetallic nodules, said Friday its subsidiary NORI had signed a non-binding term sheet with its strategic partner and shareholder, Allseas to develop and operate a commercial nodule collection system. The system has a targeted production capacity of 1.3 million tonnes per year of wet nodules and expected production readiness by Q4 2024…

Moreld Ross Offshore Charters Maersk Minder AHTS

Apr 12, 2022

Danish offshore vessel operator Maersk Supply Service has won a call-off contract with Moreld Ross Offshore in Norway for the use of the Maersk Minder AHTS.'Already one of the newest, most fuel-efficient, and eco-friendly vessels in our fleet…

Boskalis to Install Power Packs on Offshore Energy Branch Vessels

Apr 11, 2022

Dutch marine and offshore energy services firm Boskalis said Monday it would convert vessels within its Offshore Energy division into hybrid vessels through the retrofitting of Energy Storage Systems, or ‘power packs’. 'The conversions, which entail a sizable capital investment…

Subsea Battery Developer EC-OG Changes Name

Jan 26, 2022

Aberdeen-based subsea battery developer EC-OG has changed its name to Verlume. The company said the name change was in preparation for 'large-scale growth at pace' and to emphasize its position as 'a clean technology leader.''As part of a strategic evolution…

Removing Idle Emissions: Maersk Launches Offshore Vessel-charging Firm Stillstrom

Jan 25, 2022

Maersk Supply Service, an offshore supply vessel branch of A.P. Moller-Maersk, is launching its offshore vessel-charging venture, Stillstrom, to support the decarbonization of the maritime industry by eliminating idle emissions.Together with the offshore wind giant Ørsted…

EC-OG's Subsea Battery For "World-first" Autonomous Offshore Power Trials in Hawaii

Jan 10, 2022

Aberdeen-based subsea battery developer EC-OG has made the first commercial delivery of its Halo subsea battery storage system. The lithium-ion-based device will be part of 'a world-first autonomous offshore power sea trial' in Q1 2022 at the US Navy Wave Energy Test Site…

Solstad Offshore Gets Grant to Cut Offshore Vessel Emissions

Dec 22, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore ASA has received an 87 million crowns (~$9.79 million) grant from Innovation Norway to reduce emissions from its fleet.Including the funds from Innovation Norway, the company plans to invest investing more than 300 MNOK ($33…

Sea Trials Complete: Mocean Energy's Blue X Wave Energy Machine Returns to Shore

Nov 17, 2021

UK-based wave energy technology company Mocean Energy said Wednesday its Blue X wave energy machine had returned to dock after a successful five-month test period at sea.'In the last few days the 20-meter long, 38-tonne wave machine has been…

Vard Electro Batteries for Siem Offshore's Subsea Construction Vessel

Oct 26, 2021

Vard Electro will deliver its largest battery package to date as part of a vessel retrofit deal with the Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore.The contract covers Vard Electro’s SeaQ Energy Storage System (ESS) with two battery packs and a DC link…

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…

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