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Cranes: Mammoet Investigating Potential Patent Infringement by Huisman and BMS

Feb 03, 2022

Update (April 29, 2022): A court has ruled that Mammoet unlawfully accused Huisman of crane patent violation. Read more here:  https://bit.ly/3y1bmeFDutch heavy lifting and transportation company Mammoet said Thursday it was investigating a possible violation of its intellectual property rights by Dutch crane maker Huisman and Danish crane specialist BMS. 'The investigation concerns the recently announced series of land cranes…

Otto Candies Orders FibreTrac Offshore Crane from MacGregor for Wyatt Candies Vessel

May 03, 2022

Cargotec's subsidiary MacGregor has won a contract with the U.S. offshore support vessel owner Otto Candies to deliver an active heave compensated FibreTrac offshore crane.The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2022 first quarter order intake, with…

Svanehøj Pumps for Northern Lights CO2 Carriers

May 03, 2022

The Danish marine pumps specialist Svanehøj will supply pump systems for two CO2 carriers that will transport liquid CO2 to the Northern Lights storage facilities in Norway.Northern Lights, the JV owned by Equinior, Shell, and TotalEnergies…

Rawabi Vallianz Offshore Services Equips Fleet with Fueltrax Fuel Management System

May 03, 2022

Rawabi Vallianz Offshore Services (RVOS) has chosen to outfit its entire fleet of vessels with the Fueltrax Electronic Fuel Management System (EFMS) to ensure accurate fuel usage transparency and emissions tracking.RVOS, a JV between Rawabi Holding…

Wärtsilä's Earnings in Line with Expectations

Apr 28, 2022

Finland's Wartsila, a top global marine and energy equipment maker, posted first-quarter earnings roughly in line with expectations on Thursday, citing increased uncertainty in demand and supply in its end markets.Wartsila said its comparable operating profit increased 61% to 65 million euros ($68…

Tech File: GF Piping Systems Launches Fire-retardant Pipe Jacket System

Apr 27, 2022

GF Piping Systems launched HEAT-FIT at Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami, debuting a lightweight, corrosion-free, and efficient thermoplastic piping system.With the HEAT-FIT Jacket System, GF Piping Systems offers a solution that introduces thermoplastic…

Gall Thomson Launches Emergency Mooring Release System for Offshore Applications

Apr 19, 2022

Gall Thomson has launched an innovative new automatic actuation system, promising to minimize safety risks associated with the manual emergency release of mooring systems during FPSO tandem offloading ocean towage, heading control, positioning…

Scienco/FAST’s InTank BWTS Contracted for Vallianz Barges

Apr 05, 2022

Water treatment systems company Scienco/FAST announced it has secured contracts to supply two of its InTank ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) for offshore services provider Vallianz Holdings. The systems will be installed aboard the project barges Holmen Pacific and Holmen Atlantic…

Corvus' Hydrogen Fuel Cell System Gets AIP from DNV

Apr 04, 2022

Corvus Energy announced its hydrogen fuel cell system developed through the H2NOR project has received approval in principle (AIP) from classification society DNV for its safety solution enabling simplified placement of the system inside a ship’s hull…

Sinoocean Inks Spare Parts and Service Deal with Ulstein

Jan 24, 2022

Chinese state-owned offshore vessel owner Sinoocean Offshore Assets Management Limited has signed a deal with Ulstein Electrical Technology (UET) for the supply of spare parts and after-market services to Sinoocean’s fleetSinoocean holds a fleet of 58 rigs…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Upgrades Brave Tern with 1600t Crane

Jan 04, 2022

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier (FOWIC) said it is upgrading another one of its vessels with a new larger crane to install foundations and all known next generation offshore wind turbines.The company announced on Tuesday it has executed a firm contract with Huisman for a second 1…

Offshore Windservice's New CTV Delivered

Jan 03, 2022

Norwegian shipbuilder Oma Baatbyggeri handed over its third vessel to the Danish shipping company Offshore Windservice AS at the beginning of November.Designed and developed in collaboration with Odfjell Wind AS in Bergen, the aluminum newbuild FOB Swath 10 is a 32-meter-long and 11…

Viasat Buys Inmarsat for $7.3 Billion

Nov 08, 2021

Viasat agreed to buy British rival Inmarsat on Monday in a $7.3 billion deal to broaden the U.S. based company’s satellite and land-based communications services.The takeover of London-based Inmarsat comes just two years after it was taken private in a $3…

Survitec Completes Blue Anchor Acquisition

Nov 04, 2021

U.K.-based safety and survival solutions provider Survitec said it has completed its acquisition of Blue Anchor Fire & Safety, a Scottish provider of survival solutions to the fisheries, maritime and offshore energy industries.The investment…

Communications: The Role of Secure Telecommunications in Offshore Wind Ops

Oct 29, 2021

While maintaining the integrity of power supply, digitalization and the integration of data have been prioritized in the energy transition process, ensuring a robust telecommunications infrastructure is essential for operational success. A well…

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