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Vroon Selects Blue Wireless to Deliver LTE Connectivity on Board its Fleet

Dec 27, 2021

Vroon announced it has selected wireless network service provider Blue Wireless to supplement connectivity on board its offshore vessel fleet. Blue Wireless is supporting the implementation and management of Cradlepoint’s 4G/LTE solution, equipping…

Van Oord Partners with Two Start-ups

Dec 27, 2021

Dutch dredging, marine and offshore services company Van Oord said it has signed partnership agreements with LexX and Heliorec, two start-ups scouted through the innovation platform PortXL. The signing ceremony took place during the shakedown…

Huge Potential for Tidal Energy, Bureau Veritas

Dec 23, 2021

Classification society and testing, inspection and certification services firm Bureau Veritas has welcomed the UK government’s recently announced plans to invest in the tidal energy industry, suggesting that tidal stream electricity has the…

Equinor Taps Blue Logic for Subsea Docking Stations

Dec 23, 2021

Subsea technology firm Blue Logic has been awarded a Frame Agreement by the Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor for the delivery of subsea docking stations, subsea equipment, and services.'This is a big achievement and milestone for Blue Logic…

New Revenue Stream: PGS Signs Data Management as a Service Deal

Dec 22, 2021

PGS, a Norwegian marine seismic data acquisition and processing firm, has this week said it has signed a multi-year Data Management as a Service (DMaaS) agreement for multi-client seismic with an unnamed 'major customer.'Under this agreement…

New Fortress Energy to Deploy 'Fast LNG' to Develop Mauritania's Offshore Gas Reserves

Dec 22, 2021

New Fortress Energy has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mauritania for the development of an Energy Hub, including natural gas, power, liquefied natural gas ('LNG'), and blue ammonia, using existing offshore gas reserves off the coast of Mauritania…

DNV: Hexicon's TwinWay Floating Wind Concept Feasible for Further Development

Dec 21, 2021

Energy expert and assurance provider DNV has provided Swedish floating wind tech firm Hexicon with a Statement of Feasibility for its TwinWay demonstrator which will be installed and operated at Metacenter, off the coast of Norway. With achieving this first step in the certification process…

Maersk Drilling Launches Horizon56 Branch to Digitalize Offshore Drilling

Dec 21, 2021

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has for the past two years lead the development of what it says is 'a first-of-a-kind product' to support the digitalization of offshore drilling processes. The solution, named RigFlow, has now…

Kongsberg Maritime Upgrades Alvheim FPSO's Safety and Automation Systems

Dec 16, 2021

Kongsberg Maritime said Thursday it had successfully upgraded the safety and automation systems on Aker BP's Alvheim FPSO in Norway.Formerly a tanker named Odin, the vessel was converted into an FPSO in 2008 and renamed Alvheim in recognition of the oil field in which it operates…

Miros Extends Services to Prysmian Advanced Cable Lay Vessel

Dec 15, 2021

Miros AS announced it has signed an agreement with energy and telecom cable systems company Prysmian Group for the installation of its IoT dry-sensor WaveSystem including Miros Cloud Services, delivering real-time wave and current data on board…

Sourcing Seismic with Subsea Swarms

Dec 15, 2021

Swarm behavior of underwater vehicles has long been on the wish list. Couple that with collecting seismic data and you have an interesting challenge. The seismic industry has a track record for innovation – Blue Ocean Seismic Services is taking on the latest challenge…

Oil Plus to Develop Maintenance Strategy for DeNovo's Trinidad Offshore Platform

Dec 15, 2021

Oilfield consultancy company Oil Plus has said it has won a deal to develop the maintenance strategy and program for DeNovo’s renewable energy powered Zandolie platform, located offshore western Trinidad.The unmanned gas producing installation…

Ashtead Technology Adds iXblue Tech to Rental Fleet

Dec 13, 2021

UK-based subsea equipment rental and solutions specialist Ashtead Technology said Monday it had strengthened its rental fleet with 'a significant investment' in iXblue subsea navigation systems.The investment includes the addition of further…

SEA-KIT to Expand Fleet with New 12m USV

Dec 09, 2021

Uncrewed surface vessel specialist SEA-KIT International has announced plans to build another of its X-class, 12m USVs as a fleet vessel for launch in 2022.  This build, the sixth X-class to be constructed at the company’s Essex base, will pave…

Six Offshore Renewable Tech Developers Get EU Support

Dec 07, 2021

The EU-funded Ocean DEMO project has awarded recommendations for support to six offshore renewable energy developers under its fourth call. The awards support developers on their path to commercialization and ease the transition of ocean energy…

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