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MMU Studies Floating Wind Stabilization

Aug 08, 2019

Academics from Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) have won a grant to develop computer models to test the best methods to stabilize and control the motions of the turbine and its semi-submerged support structure.Wave simulation specialists hope to make offshore wind turbines in deep water more financially feasible by researching the best way to stabilize the floating pontoons they would have to sit on…

Formosa 1 Phase 2 Foundations Installed

6 hours ago

Jan De Nul Group said it has installed all 20 foundations for the 120-megawatt (MW) Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm offshore Taiwan.As part of the Dutch company mobilized the Seaway Yudin to install the foundations as part of its EPCI contract for building of the overall balance of plant…

Rotterdam Port Rides High on Offshore Waves

18 hours ago

The largest port in Europe, the Port of Rotterdam has reported a new transhipment record for the first six months of 2019 - 240.7 million tonnes, or a 3.4% increase compared to 2018.The offshore sector also made a significant contribution to the maritime activity…

Jumbo's Fairplayer to Test Biofuel Oil

Aug 19, 2019

Heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation and installation contractor Jumbo said it has partnered with marine biofuel company GoodFuels in a joint venture initiative to test marine biofuel oil on board a DP2 heavy lift crane vessel during an offshore decommissioning project…

MODEC Raises $1bln Bond for FPSO Project

Aug 16, 2019

Japanese FPSO provider MODEC has decided to issue project bonds to international investors to refinance a floating production, storage and offloading  (FPSO) vessel chartered to the TUPI consortium.TUPI consortium is led by Petrobras with the…

Chinese Ship Returns to Vietnam's EEZ

Aug 13, 2019

A Chinese survey ship returned to Vietnam's exclusive economic zone off its coast on Tuesday, ship tracking data showed, less than a week after it left the area where vessels from the two countries were locked in a month-long standoff.The Haiyang…

Flowserve Inks Deal for Prelude FLNG

Aug 12, 2019

Flowserve Corporation (FLS), a provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, has entered into a five-year contract with Shell Australia to provide general maintenance services for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquified Natural Gas (FLNG) facility…

Hybrid Propulsion for Acta Centaurus

Aug 08, 2019

Acta Centaurus, a new DP2 walk-to-work offshore wind construction support vessel owned by Netherlands-based Acta Marine, will be fitted with hybrid propulsion capability from Wärtsilä, the Finland-based technology group announced on Thursday…

BSEE Retains TGS

Aug 06, 2019

Norwegean surveying services company TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company (TGS) has been awarded a five-year contract for Digital Well Log Data Processing with the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)…

Tenaris Tests in Culzean Project

Aug 06, 2019

Tenaris has pushed the limits of its high pressure/high temperature (HP/HT) technology, and through precision in execution in testing, delivery, running and expert services, generated outstanding results for its work on Total’s Culzean project…

EMGS Bags Offshore Namibia Work

Aug 05, 2019

Oslo-listed Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS)  has been awarded a contract from Nabirm Global LLC for a proprietary 3D CSEM survey over Block 2113A  in the Walvis Basin offshore Namibia.The program, valued at over $1 million, will cover acreage in block 2113A…

DOE Introduces Phantom X8 ROV

Aug 02, 2019

US-based Deep Ocean Engineering (DOE) has unveiled a new electric, light work-class remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV), the Phantom X8, designed for deep sea exploration and light intervention work.The vehicle is the largest and most…

DEME Installs MOG Export Cable

Aug 02, 2019

Offshore services provider DEME has completed the installation of a subsea export cable for Belgian grid operator Elia's Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) ahead of schedule.The installation of 85 km of subsea export cable was done using its cable installation vessel 'Living Stone'…

MDL Wins Equatorial Guinea Pipelay Work

Jul 31, 2019

Maritime Developments (MDL), a provider of back-deck equipment for the subsea sector of oil and gas industry, has been awarded a contract to supply a complete pipelay spread and personnel for a flexible installation offshore Equatorial Guinea…

EFMS Install Uptick on Malaysian OSVs

Jul 31, 2019

Marine diesel power specialist Royston reports that it is working with a number of international oil companies (IOCs) operating in Malaysia to equip oilfield supply contract vessels (OSVs) with specialist electronic fuel management systems.In recent months…

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