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Wärtsilä Sees Rise in Order Intake. Expects Growth in 3Q

Jul 20, 2021

Finland-based marine and energy equipment maker Wärtsilä expects the third quarter of the year to be better than the corresponding one of 2020 but has warned that prevailing market conditions make the outlook uncertain.The company made the statement…

Digitalization: Petrofac, James Fisher Cut Need for Offshore Survey Ahead of Modification Scopes

Jul 19, 2021

Oilfield services firm Petrofac said Monday it has with the help of digitalization, and in cooperation with James Fisher Asset Information Services (JF AIS), managed to eliminate the need for offshore surveys ahead of modification scopes, reducing time and cost…

Ocean Floor Geophysics, PGS Complete Towed Streamer CSEM System Transaction

Jul 19, 2021

Norwegian seismic data firm PGS has completed the sale of the hardware, software, and intellectual property associated with the company’s towed streamer Controlled Source Electro-Magnetic (“CSEM”) system to Canada's Ocean Floor Geophysics, Inc (“OFG”)…

Neptune Energy Deploys Gaming Tech at Norwegian Wells to Boost Output, Cuts Costs

Jul 16, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy’s said this week it has digitalized its subsea wells in Norway using an innovative 3D gaming tech-based data visualization platform to enhance drilling and production efficiency, and reduce time and costs.The…

SBM Offshore's AI Mooring Monitoring Tool Gets ABS' Stamp of Approval

Jul 15, 2021

SBM Offshore, a Dutch company best known for its FPSO leasing business, has developed an artificial intelligence-powered mooring lines monitoring solution which has now received new technology qualification from classification society ABS.The…

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…

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