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SafeSTS Offers new ‘Green’ Tech for STS Transfers

Aug 04, 2021

A new ship-to-ship cargo transfer system has been developed and patented by SafeSTS for the Dynamic Positioning (DP) shuttle tankers sector, designed to increase flexibility and efficiency for the export of oil from offshore fields.Traditionally…

Wärtsilä Engines, Thrusters for OHT's Offshore Wind Jack-up Rig

Jul 29, 2021

Finland-based maritime and offshore engine and equipment maker Wärtsilä has won orders to equip Norwegian firm OHT’s next-generation wind offshore turbine installation vessel being built in China.Wärtsilä will supply an integrated propulsion and dynamic positioning thruster solution…

Red Rock Cranes for Dogger Bank-bound SOVs

Jul 23, 2021

Norway-based crane maker Red Rock has won a contract with shipbuilder Vard to deliver equipment for three service offshore vessels (SOVs) Vard is building in Vietnam for the UK-based shipowner North Star Renewables. The vessels will be operating…

Wärtsilä Sees Rise in Order Intake. Expects Growth in 3Q

Jul 20, 2021

Finland-based marine and energy equipment maker Wärtsilä expects the third quarter of the year to be better than the corresponding one of 2020 but has warned that prevailing market conditions make the outlook uncertain.The company made the statement…

PULS Power Launches 480W DIN-Rail Power Supply for Marine Applications

Jul 15, 2021

PULS Power, the manufacturer of DIN-Rail power supplies, said Thursday it had launched its 24V, 20A DIN-Rail power supply CP20.245-R2, developed for on- and offshore use in the marine and offshore process industries. 'The marine-compliant power…

Huisman Scales Up 3D Printing

Jul 13, 2021

Cranes manufacturer Huisman said it has successfully tested four new 3D printed 350mt crane hooks under the supervision of the independent certification authority Lloyd's Register.The hooks are approx. 170 by 130cm in size, almost nine times larger than the first Huisman 3D printed crane hook…

Autonomous Energy Plant ICCP-POD Launched

Jun 16, 2021

A new solution is designed to offer an environmentally friendly alternative to using diesel generators to supply energy during the construction phase of wind turbines, and sacrificial anodes to protect turbine foundations against corrosion.The ICCP-POD combines two advanced technologies…

Proserv Acquires Dron & Dickson's Abu Dhabi Business

Jun 15, 2021

Oil and gas services company Proserv Controls, has acquired the Middle Eastern operations of Dron & Dickson Electromechanical Contracting (DDEC) LLC, for an undisclosed fee. DDEC is a UK-based specialist in the supply, assembly, and maintenance of hazardous areas and industrial electrical equipment…

Tech Files: Offshore Safety Systems & Equipment

May 08, 2021

Safety of workers,structures, equipment and the environment are paramount in any offshore energy project. In the March/April print edition, Offshore Engineer took a look inside some notable newcomers.Wearable tech to boost drill floor safetyHaloGuard…

TECH FILE: RIX Mobile Hydrogen Generation System for Marine Environments

Apr 29, 2021

RIX Industries offers a mobile hydrogen generation system, the M2H2-Series scalable family of Methanol-to-Hydrogen Power Systems, bringing green power to shipboard and marine environments. With the ability to generate hydrogen onboard and on demand…

ABS Publishes Guide on 3D Printing

Apr 27, 2021

Classification society ABS has published guidance on the application of additive manufacturing (AM) in the marine and offshore industries.The ABS Guide for Additive Manufacturing focuses on two main categories of metal AM processes: Powder Bed Fusion and Directed Energy Deposition…

Norway: IMR to Use Kongsberg USVs, AUVs for Marine Ecosystem Monitoring

Mar 18, 2021

Norwegian maritime technology and equipment specialist Kongsberg Maritime will supply Norway’s Institute of Marine Research (IMR) with four autonomous vessels. The scope of supply includes two Kongsberg Maritime Sounder USVs (Unmanned Surface…

Survitec to Acquire Hansen Protection

Mar 17, 2021

U.K.-based safety and survival solutions provider Survitec on Wednesday said it has signed an intent to purchase Hansen Protection, a Norwegian provider of specialist survival suits and protective equipment.Ron Krisanda, Survitec's executive chairman…

COVID-19 Mitigation on Rigs & Ships

Feb 24, 2021

Steve Lykins, President, Mako Industries, discusses the case for investing in Puradigm COVID-19 mitigation and monitoring technology onboard offshore rigs and ships.The creation of Mako Industries, a subsidiary of Mako Oilfield Services, is proof that every storm cloud has a silver lining…

Wärtsilä Helps Siem Offshore Cut Emissions, Fuel Consumption

Feb 11, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Siem Offshore has tapped Finnish maritime technology firm Wärtsilä to help it cut emissions and fuel consumption aboard two well intervention vessels.The two vessels, the Siem Helix 1 and Siem Helix 2, each operate with eight Wärtsilä 32 engines…

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