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HydroWing, Tocardo Working on Tidal-Energy-to-Hydrogen Project

May 06, 2020

UK-based HydroWing and Dutch tidal energy developer Tocardo are working on a solution that will convert tidal energy into hydrogen, store it and offload it - similar to an FPSO in the oil and gas industry - to overcome the intermittency as well as the transportation issues…

Oceaneering's ROS Wraps Remote Work Campaign on Offshore Rig

May 05, 2020

Offshore services provider Oceaneering has said that its Remotely Operated Survey (ROS) group has completed an Integrated Rig Services campaign Apache.Oceaneering was contracted by Apache Corp. in June 2019 to provide Integrated Rig Services on the Noble Sam Croft drillship…

NGI Wins Hornsea 2 Offshore Wind Farm Monitoring Deal

May 05, 2020

NGI – Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - has won the contract for a structural measurement campaign at Ørsted's Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm development in the UK.The scope of the contract is design, production, and installation of instrumentation monitoring of the monopile foundations…

Drones Might Soon Deliver Goods for Offshore Rigs

May 04, 2020

Shipping, logistics, and marine services provider GAC has teamed up with a Singapore-based start-up to work on the delivery of supplies to vessels and offshore platforms via drones.GAC and the start-up named F-Drones will work to develop large…

Acteon Firms Take Part in Platform Installation Off Trinidad

May 04, 2020

Acteon Group subsidiaries MENCK and LM Handling have won a contract to support piling operations for a platform installation off the coast of Trinidad and Tobago. Subsea services firm Acteon said that the Trinidad and Tobago project would draw…

Xodus Names Subsea and Pipelines Branch Boss

May 04, 2020

UK-based energy consultancy Xodus Group has appointed Nigel Underwood as new manager to head up the company’s London subsea and pipelines division.Underwood, who joins from Petrofac where we worked as consultancy manager, will oversee Xodus’ international subsea and pipelines work…

Maintaining Flow Assurance With a Systems Approach

May 01, 2020

Flow assurance can keep offshore wells productive, and it requires successfully preventing or mitigating problems in the reservoir, the subsea flowlines and the topsides equipment.To prevent flow assurance problems, it’s necessary to identify potential issues…

Technology: Greenhouse Gas Emission Capture and Storage to the Fore

May 01, 2020

Greenhouse gas emissions capture and storage may be a more practical alternative to emissions reduction for meeting the IMO’s 2050 CO2 target. Tom Mulligan reports.Shipping emits close to 1 billion tons of CO2 each year and the shipping industry…

DNV GL Delivers Offshore Cyber Security Assessment Remotely

Apr 29, 2020

The widescale impact of COVID-19 had not hit when DNV GL Maritime Advisory (DNV GL) was contracted to conduct a cyber security assessment and penetration test for an offshore asset. Before long, however, travel had become a risk, and the parties…

Another Partner Joins Dutch Offshore Hydrogen Project

Apr 29, 2020

Oil and gas firm Neptune Energy has informed that another partner - Eneco - has joined the PosHYdon pilot, the world’s first offshore green hydrogen project, being developed in the Dutch North Sea.PosHYdon integrates three energy systems in the Dutch North Sea: offshore wind…

Aker Solutions' Carbon-capture Tech Gets Green Light

Apr 29, 2020

Norwegian engineering company Aker Solutions has had its carbon-capture technology approved for use at Norcem's cement plant in Brevik, it said on Wednesday.Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is widely viewed as a crucial technology to achieve emission reductions from the likes of the cement industry…

Olis Robotics Partners with Aleron Subsea

Apr 28, 2020

Olis Robotics announced a new agreement with the Aleron Subsea. Aleron will lead sales, distribution and support of Olis Robotics machine-learning ROV manipulator controllers.The Olis Master Controller is providing value for ROV inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) global market operators…

Ocean Sun's Floating Solar Tech to Get U.S. Patent

Apr 28, 2020

Norway-based Ocean Sun, a developer of floating solar technology, will be granted a new patent for the technology in the U.S.The company on Monday said: 'United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has informed Ocean Sun that a new patent will be granted in May 2020…

Van Oord Installs Slip Joint Foundation at Borssele Wind Farm Site

Apr 28, 2020

Dutch offshore installation and construction company has installed what it calls the 'Slip Joint' foundation at the Borssele Wind Farm Site V in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.The Slip Joint is an alternative connection between foundation elements…

Spider-like Robot to Change Offshore Wind Blade IMR Game

Apr 28, 2020

A spider-like robot designed for inspection, maintenance, and repair of offshore wind turbine blades has successfully passed its turbine walking test.During the trials, which took place in early March at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth…

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