NOAA is Hiring Mariners

Nov 26, 2023

The shortage of mariner globally is well documented, a shortage that impacts the U.S.’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). In a recent interview with Maritime Reporter TV, Chris Nichols, Professional Mariner Recruiter, NOAA…

Floating Wind Faces Mooring System Supply Chain Bottlenecks

Nov 14, 2023

A combination of technical and market factors could drive supply chain bottlenecks for mooring system components in the emerging offshore wind sector, says Philip Lewis, director of research at Intelatus Global Partners.See the full video interview here.

Will Floating Offshore Wind Drive a Shipbuilding Boom?

Oct 17, 2023

Will the emergence of a floating offshore wind industry drive demand for newbuilds? When would these new vessels be needed? And will there enough qualified mariners to crew them? Philip Lewis, director of research at Intelatus Global Partners, weighs in.See the full video interview here.

Connecting the Dots: From Remote Operations to Full Autonomy

Oct 11, 2023

Realizing the full value of digital solutions far exceeds the capability of technology. The technology exists today to help offshore energy and maritime operators radically improve efficiency and cut costs in equal measure. The real trick to…

Floating Offshore Wind By the Numbers: A Look at an Emerging Market

Oct 10, 2023

Philip Lewis, director of research at Intelatus Global Partners, breaks down growth potential in the emerging floating wind industry, including opportunities for vessels in T&I and EPCI.See the full video interview here.

Offshore Wind Vessels: Fixed vs Floating

Sep 28, 2023

How will vessel requirements in the emerging floating offshore wind industry differ from those in the existing fixed-bottom segment? Philip Lewis, director of research at Intelatus Global Partners, weighs in.See the full interview here.

Floating Wind: What Opportunities Exist for Installation Companies and Vessel Owners?

Sep 11, 2023

Floating offshore wind is an emerging technology with strong potential to become a major energy source. A fleet of specialized vessels will be required to help grow grid-connected floating wind capacity from 200 megawatts at the end of 2022 to a projected 61 gigawatts by 2035…

CEO in Focus: Chris Gibson, VideoRay

Sep 10, 2023

With a plethora of low-cost ROV manufacturers entering the market,  VideoRay made the strategic decision to re-focus the company on selling fewer, but much higher value units. The strategy has paid off, and revenues have soared year-on-year since…

HexDefence Aims to Protect Offshore Wind Assets, Cradle to Grave

Aug 28, 2023

As the pace of offshore wind installation accelerates globally, all eyes turn to tools and techniques that will enable efficient installation and lifecycle protection of offshore wind towers. Balmoral, with decades of experience protection offshore oil and gas infrastructure…

Video: Seagreen Offshore Wind Jackets Lifted via Ring Crane

Aug 21, 2023

Offshore wind projects taking place in macrotidal environments, such as around the U.K., must deal with water level changes of more than four meters every six hours. This extreme tidal range is difficult to compensate for using ballasting, so…

Ailing Liftboat Crewmember Medevaced in US Gulf

Jul 17, 2023

An ailing crewmember was medevaced from a liftboat approximately three miles south of Pecan Island, La., Saturday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard said its watchstanders at Sector New Orleans received a call at approximately 1:12 a…

VIDEO: Two Dead, One Missing after Fire Tears through Pemex Offshore Oil Platform

Jul 08, 2023

Two workers died and another remained missing after a raging fire broke out early on Friday morning at an offshore platform run by Mexican state oil company Pemex just off the southern edge of the Gulf of Mexico.In posts on Twitter, Pemex said…

Ørsted Unveils USV for Met-ocean Measurement

Jun 22, 2023

Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted announced it has developed an uncrewed surface vessel (USV) for offshore met-ocean measurement campaigns.The USV was invented by Ørsted employees and has been designed as a generic platform for a range…

ABB Introduces Operational Planner for Offshore Wind Vessel Operations

Jun 20, 2023

ABB has introduced a new Operational Planner module for its ABB Ability OCTOPUS – Marine Advisory System to help offshore fleet managers plan and optimize the maintenance of offshore wind farm operations.For support vessels moving between turbines or rigs during a single shift…

CSignum RadiEM Wireless, Seamless Data Transmission from the Water

Jun 19, 2023

CSignum CEO Chris Brooks and his team discuss how its RadiEM innovation can seamlessly transmit data through the water-air boundary wirelessly.

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