Dynamic Positioning News

 

North Sea Giant Turns to The Switch EBL Technology

Oct 18, 2018

North Sea Giant, one of the world’s largest and most advanced subsea construction vessels (OSV), has installed an innovative cost-saving solution.This system, based on a unique Electronic Bus Link (EBL) from Yaskawa Environmental Energy / The Switch…

Stena Drillship Set for High-tech Upgrade

Oct 16, 2018

Stena Drilling has contracted Kongsberg Maritime to deliver a complete upgrade of its systems aboard the Stena Carron, a harsh environment dynamically positioned DP Class 3 drillship capable of drilling in water depths up to 10,000ft. Stena…

LDA’s First Wind Farm Maintenance Vessel Launched

Oct 08, 2018

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group’s (LDA) first service operation vessel dedicated to the maintenance of offshore wind farms for the Danish giant Ørsted was launched in Turkey at the CEMRE shipyard, where the vessel has now entered the final construction phase…

Unique Group to Provide Survey Vessel Package to Major Government Entity

Oct 02, 2018

Subsea and offshore solution provider Unique Group announced that its Marine & Subsea division has entered into a high value contract with the Southern African Shipyards to provide a turnkey package for hydrographic survey vessels and hydrographic office set up…

Hydra Preparing for Offshore Upturn

Sep 19, 2018

Offshore and subsea construction company Hydra said it has entered into the saturation diving market in anticipation of an offshore oil and gas sector rebound.Trevor Davis, president and CEO of the Texas-based company, said Hydra has converted…

DP incidents still under-reported

Jun 28, 2016

Seventy one accounts of incidents that took place in 2014 on 54 vessels were submitted for the annual Dynamic positioning station keeping incidents: Incidents for 2014 (M 231) report, produced by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA)…

Sounding the alarm

Jun 01, 2016

Michael Cole, Fugro’s manager of survey prospects, explains how dynamic alarms coupled with office assisted remote services, can help provide better early warnings and navigation for end users. Vessel…

DNV GL issues closed-bus DP guideline

Apr 29, 2015

Advanced dynamic positioning (DP) vessels can now meet critical safety regulations while gaining operational flexibility, efficiency and cost savings through new design and monitoring methods. More operators are asking their drilling…

ABB wins Wuchang Shipbuilding contract

Dec 08, 2014

A new offshore construction vessel, to be built by Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group Co. will be the first to include ABB’s integrated power and automation solution, which consists of the company’s power, propulsion, and 800xA control and safety system…

Aqualis Offshore enters Mexico

Sep 08, 2014

Marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore opened an office in Mexico City, Mexico. This is the tenth country the company has entered since starting operations just over a year ago. In addition, Aqualis Offshore will this month…

Kongsberg secures Chinese contracts

Jul 18, 2014

Kongsberg Maritime’s ‘Full Picture’ solution has been selected by Chinese and Korean shipbuilders for 13 advanced newbuild offshore vessels with a total value of NOK330 million. Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co. (DSIC), CIMC Raffles (CIMC)…

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