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Greensea Launches Hull Cleaning Spin-off Armach Robotics

Mar 08, 2022

Marine software pioneer Greensea Systems Inc. has launched spin-off company Armach Robotics, that capitalizes on Greensea’s digital expertise to offer a subscription model robotic hull cleaning system using autonomy, intelligence and data fusion to tackle biofouling.Armach Robotics is not a technology company and does not sell robots; it is a service provider offering a subscription for clean hulls and hull intelligence…

Acotec Launches One-layer Protection Coating for Offshore Wind Farms

Mar 03, 2022

Acotec, the Belgian anti-corrosion coating company, has launched a one-layer protection coating for the offshore wind farm industry called Humidur WF22.'With exceptional exposure to humid, salty environments and intensive UV-radiation, offshore…

IKM Testing Buys 70% Stake in Shrink Wrap Supplier Alfa Solution

Nov 09, 2021

Norway-based IKM Testing has acquired 70% of the shares in Alfa Solution AS, a distributor of shrink wrap materials, tape, installation supplies and heat tools for the industrial, construction, transport, and marine markets.  Alfa Solution has now changed its name to IKM Alfa Solution AS…

Evac Names Ex-Wartsila Man as Marine & Offshore Business Boss

Oct 29, 2021

Evac Group, a company specializing in integrated water and waste management systems, as well as corrosion-protection systems, has named Björn Ullbro as President, Marine & Offshore business area at Evac Group. Ullbro joins Evac from Wärtsilä…

Fugro Nets 2-Year Remote Support Deal Offshore India

Oct 20, 2021

Fugro has won a two-year contract with India's marine service firm OCS Services to support its asset integrity and corrosion management operations off the west coast of India.Fugro said Tuesday it would help OCS deliver on ONGC’s Protective Coating of Process Platform Project 1 (PCPP1)…

Imenco Launches Offshore Mooring Chain Corrosion Protection Tech

Sep 07, 2021

Imenco Corrosion Technology (ICT), a division of Imenco, has launched what it says is a transformational mooring chain cathodic protection technology, named Pacu.Initially designed for deployment on FPSO mooring chains, the system, Imenco says…

Metec to Protect Dogger Bank Offshore Wind Farm from Corrosion

Jul 23, 2021

Metec UK, a company based in South Tyneside, England, has won two multi-million pound contracts to protect the giant 3.6GW Dogger Bank wind farm from corrosion.Metec UK manufactures sacrificial anodes for the long-term protection of steel jackets…

OTC Award for Subsea 7 Offshore Corrosion Monitoring Tech

May 07, 2021

Offshore energy services company Subsea 7, and its subsidiary Xodus Group have received recognition from OTC for Subsea 7 Nano Engineered Sensor Platform (Subsea 7 NESP), and will receive a Spotlight on New Technology Award at this year's Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)…

Hempel Coatings to Protect Orbital O2 Tidal Energy Turbine

Apr 14, 2021

Coatings specialist Hempel said it has provided coatings to protect the Orbital O2 tidal energy turbine – dubbed the world’s most powerful tidal turbine. O2 is set to operate at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in the Orkney Islands in the UK…

ChampionX to Deliver Non-toxic Corrosion Inhibitor to Two North Sea Operators

Apr 08, 2021

ChampionX, a Texas-based oilfield tech company, has said it has won two contracts to deliver its 'non-toxic chemicals' aimed at tackling corrosion to two major North Sea operators.Under the contracts worth £2.8 million ($3.9 USD) in total, the…

Coatings Giant Hempel Buys Wattyl Australia and New Zealand

Apr 01, 2021

Coatings manufacturer Hempel has completed the acquisition of Wattyl Australia and New Zealand, increasing its footprint in Australia and New Zealand.On 18 February 2021, Hempel A/S signed an agreement to acquire leading paint and coatings manufacturer…

Interview: Cloud Solution Promises to Drive Down CUI Maintenance Costs in O&G Industry

Mar 04, 2021

SAP SE and DNV GL - as of today known just as DNV - have recently announced a collaboration aimed at delivering a new industry cloud solution designed to tackle corrosion under insulation, a major problem facing the integrity of oil and gas plants…

PPG Debuts Corrosion-fighting Coating

Feb 08, 2021

PPG has unveiled a next-generation, ambient-cure coating engineered for challenging corrosion-under-insulation (CUI) conditions.A high-build product that offers dry film thickness of 10 to 12 mils in a one-coat application, PPG HI-TEMP 1027HD…

Nippon Paint Marine's Coating Gets NORSOK Approval for Offshore Assets

Nov 30, 2020

Nippon Paint Marine has informed that the 'self-indicating technology' incorporated into the company's special tank coating NOA60HS has been certified by the Norwegian Technology Standards Institution as meeting the requirements of the NORSOK M-501 standard…

Lindström Joins Hempel as COO

Aug 03, 2020

Hempel's new Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer Katarina Lindström officially stepped into her new role on August 1.As a member of the company’s Executive Management Board, Lindström will play a central role in driving Hempel’s strategy…

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