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DNV Verifies Ultrasound Testing Method for Fire Foam on Vessels, Offshore Structures

Jul 15, 2021

Classification society DNV has verified Survitec's fire foam testing process onboard maritime vessels or offshore structures.Survival technology specialist Survitec said its new Produced Foam Live Test method uses ultrasound technology to verify the effectiveness of fire-fighting foam…

Equinor, Ardyne Extend Offshore Well Decommissioning Tech Partnership

Jul 14, 2021

Norwegian energy company Equinor has agreed on a second joint industry project (JIP) with UK/Norway-based fishing, milling, and casing recovery provider Ardyne to further develop Ardyne's TITAN RS technology.Ardyne said the JIP would aim 'to…

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…

Olympic Subsea's Whole Fleet to Feature Kongsberg's Vessel Insight Solution

Jul 13, 2021

Offshore vessel owner Olympic Subsea has decided to install Kongsberg Digital's Vessel Insight solution across its entire fleet as a means of accessing, collecting, and consolidating a full range of mission-critical data.Olympic Subsea’s fleet…

Chinese Seismic Giant Buys 18,000 Seabed Nodes from Sercel

Jul 12, 2021

CGG, a France-based provider of seismic data for oil and gas exploration, said Monday its subsidiary Sercel has recorded the first major sale of its recently launched GPR300 seabed nodal solution.Sercel sold the nodes to BGP, a China-based international geophysical services provider…

WTS Energy, Hiber to Roll out Satellite Tech for Oil and Gas Well Monitoring

Jul 09, 2021

Industrial IoT as-a-service company Hiber said Thursday it was partnering with oil and gas services firm WTS Energy, to roll out its well integrity monitoring solution globally. 'As part of a strategic joint venture with WTS Energy, Hiber has developed HiberHilo…

Oil Majors Join Project to Monitor Methane Emissions from Offshore Platforms by Satellite

Jul 08, 2021

GHGSat, a company specializing in high-resolution remote sensing of greenhouse gases from space, Thursday announced a new research project to assess the feasibility of its high-resolution, space-based methane monitoring technology to measure emissions from offshore oil and gas platforms…

Ampelmann Launches Electric Version of its A-type Gangway

Jul 08, 2021

Dutch offshore access solutions provider Ampelmann has launched an electric version of its A-type walk-to-work gangway system.  According to Ampelmann, the latest version of the A-type has seen its traditional hydraulic power train replaced by electric regenerative actuation…

Sustainable Marine's 'Ultra-durable' Tidal Turbine Rotors Can Stay in the Field for 20 Years

Jul 07, 2021

Scottish tidal energy technology company Sustainable Marine said Wednesday its new turbine rotors have proven they can survive for two decades in the field, following rigorous tests at a marine energy center in Ireland.The company teamed up…

Castor Marine Expands North Sea 4G Network

Jul 06, 2021

Castor Marine signed a reseller agreement with Tampnet, an offshore 4G LTE network operator in the North Sea, and immediately went to work for its first 4G Tampnet client: supply 4G LTE offshore connectivity to the WTW vessel Keizersborg.With this deal…

Aker Solutions Confirms Major Subsea Compression Contract with Chevron

Jul 06, 2021

Norway's Aker Solutions confirmed Tuesday it had secured a 'major contract' from Chevron to provide a subsea gas compression system for the Jansz-Io field, offshore Western Australia. The contract follows Chevron's sanction of the $4 billion project last week…

L3 Harris Tapped to Deliver USV for Offshore Oil Spill Response

Jul 01, 2021

An unidentified 'leading integrated oil and gas company' recently took delivery of an Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) from  L3Harris Technologies, a USV designed to help out during oil spill response operations.C-Tug 3 is an 11-ft. USV  outfitted with L3Harris' ASView control system…

Inmarsat Wins Court Case over 5G Use in The Netherlands

Jul 01, 2021

A Dutch court on Wednesday ruled in favor of Inmarsat in a dispute over the use of 5G bandwidth in the Netherlands, ordering the government to suspend a decision to reserve the bandwidth for telecommunications as of Sept. 1, 2022.Inmarsat currently uses the 3…

Offshore Technology Conference Speakers Announced

Jun 29, 2021

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), one of the world's largest offshore energy technology-focused events, on Tuesday announced the names of executives participating in this year’s Opening General Session panel and first-ever Executive Dialogue series…

Safety Boost: 4Subsea to Monitor Var Energi's Drilling Ops at Balder

Jun 24, 2021

Subsea solutions provider 4Subsea has secured a three-year service agreement with the Norwegian oil and gas firm Vår Energi to monitor and analyze wellhead integrity to ensure safe operations for the Balder Future drilling and completion operations in Norway…

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