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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…

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…

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…

Svanehøj Buys Wärtsilä Tank Control Systems

Sep 17, 2021

Finland-based marine equipment and technology firm Wärtsilä has sold Wärtsilä Tank Control Systems business to Svanehøj, a Danish gas pump specialist involved in the design and manufacture of specialized deep well pump solutions within the areas of gas pumps…

NOV to Design and Equip Cadeler's New WTIVs

Aug 23, 2021

NOV announced it has signed a contract to design and equip two wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) newbuilds for Denmark-based Cadeler. The new vessels will have the largest jacking capacity in the industry and will be able to transport…

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…

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