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Chevron, Moreld Invest in Floating Wind Tech Firm Ocergy

Apr 14, 2021

Oil major Chevron has, via its Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV), entered the offshore wind arena through investment in Ocergy, a company developing floating offshore wind turbine foundation technology and environmental monitoring buoy.Ocergy…

Swedish Wave Energy Tech Developer Attracts Funding

Apr 13, 2021

Swedish wave energy technology developer Novige AB has received funding from the Swedish Energy Agency for its NoviOcean wave energy converter concept.Novige got a budget of 5.6 MSEK (USD 652,201) approved by the Swedish Energy Agency, where 1…

Bosch Rexroth Presents "Disruptive" Electric Subsea Valve Actuator

Apr 12, 2021

Bosch Rexroth said Monday it would present 'a disruptive innovation' for electrically actuating valves in the subsea process industry at Hannover Messe (April 12-16, 2021). 'The new SVA R2 Subsea Valve Actuator is the world’s first electric…

Fugro, MMT Tapped for Seabed Mapping Work at Danish Wind Energy Hub in North Sea

Apr 12, 2021

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro and Sweden's MMT have won contracts with the Danish grid operator Energinet, to carry out seabed surveys for the Danish Energy Island project in the North Sea.The contracts follow an announcement by the Danish…

Ocean Energy Europe Names Co-Presidents, Directors

Apr 09, 2021

Marine renewable energy group Ocean Energy Europe (OEE) has appointed CorPower Ocean CEO Patrik Möller and Simon De Pietro from DP Energy as its new Co-Presidents. 'This pairing brings together both technology and project development perspectives…

Magseis Fairfield Nets 'Meaningful' Gulf of Mexico OBN Survey Contract

Apr 08, 2021

Oslo-listed offshore oil and gas seismic data acquisition company Magseis Fairfield has won a new contract in the Gulf of Mexico.The company has been awarded an Ocean Bottom Node for 'a multi-client company,' which it did not name.'The duration…

Harvey Gulf Adds Battery Power to Harvey Champion PSV

Apr 08, 2021

U.S.-based offshore vessel operator Harvey Gulf International Marine has said it has converted its Harvey Champion platform supply vessel into a dual-fuel vessel. The Harvey Champion is now operating on both battery power and diesel.  'The Champion now boasts 754 kWh of battery power…

Tampnet Buys BP's Offshore Fiber Cable System in Gulf of Mexico

Apr 07, 2021

Norway-based Tampnet which operates offshore high-capacity communication networks has completed the acquisition of BP's Gulf of Mexico (GoM) offshore fiber cable network, in what Tampnet says is one of the most significant milestones in the history of the company…

Favorable Offshore Winds Blowing from the Biden Administration

Apr 06, 2021

As part of his Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad (EO 14008)—issued on the first day he took office—President Biden made significant commitments to renewable energy. These commitments include collaborating with…

Biden Administration Aims for US Leadership in Offshore Wind -Official

Mar 31, 2021

The Biden administration aims to transform the United States into the world’s leading producer of energy from offshore wind after years of lagging behind Europe, a senior official said on Wednesday.President Joe Biden’s cabinet earlier this…

World's First: DNV Launches Floating Solar Power Recommended Practice

Mar 31, 2021

DNV, energy industry expertise and assurance provider on Wednesday published what it said was the world’s first recommended practice (RP) for floating solar power projects following a collaborative joint industry project (JIP) involving 24 industry participants…

MP Quantum to Deploy Ocean Sun's Floating Solar Tech in Greece and Cyprus

Mar 30, 2021

Ocean Sun, a Norway-based developer of floating solar technology, has signed an agreement with MP Quantum Group to deploy Ocean Sun's floating solar solution in Greece and Cyprus.Børge Bjørneklett, CEO and founder of Ocean Sun said: “We are…

Fugro to Sell Seabed Geosolutions to PXGEO

Mar 30, 2021

Dutch offshore survey services company Fugro has agreed to sell its Seabed Geosolutions subsidiary to PXGEO Seismic Services (PXGEO) for USD 16 million (approximately EUR 14 million) in cash. The transaction is expected to be completed in mid-2021…

Roxtec Delivers Seals for Orbital's O2 Tidal Turbine

Mar 29, 2021

Safety seal manufacturer Roxtec said Monday it had supplied Scotland-based Orbital Marine Power with a range of cable sealing solutions to support the construction of Orbital Marine's tidal turbine, the Orbital O2 2MW.Orbital’s O2 turbine is…

Ashtead Technology Creates Role to Push Renewables Drive

Mar 26, 2021

Subsea services and technology contractor Ashtead Technology has created a new role to head up its increasing activities in renewable energy.For this Ashtead Technology appointed Scott Stephen to oversee and enhance its service offering to support the global renewables market…

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