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Aker BP Hires Paula Doyle as Chief Digital Officer

Jun 15, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP announced it has hired Paula Doyle as chief digital officer effective July 1. She will be a part of the executive management team and will report to CEO Karl Johnny Hersvik.Doyle comes from Cognite, where…

Miros Wavex Tapped to Support Saint Brieuc Offshore Wind Project

Jun 15, 2022

Miros’ dry-mounted Wavex was selected by EQUANS to collect operation-critical wave and current data on the offshore substation for the Saint-Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm, Iberdrola's first large-scale and flagship offshore wind power project in Brittany…

Grant Agreement Reached for $157m Blyth Subsea Cable Facility

Jun 15, 2022

JDR Cable Systems (JDR) reached final agreement under the UK government’s Offshore Wind Manufacturing Scheme (OWMIS) on financial support for its new subsea cable manufacturing facility in Cambois, near Blyth, Northumberland.The agreement means JDR is on track to begin construction in summer 2022…

‘Recycled-based’ Dyneema: Lankhorst Supplies Heerema Heavy Lift Slings

Jun 14, 2022

For the first time in the heavy lift industry, Lankhorst Ropes is supplying Heerema Marine Contractors with LankoForce HL slings manufactured with Dyneema SK78 fiber produced using post-consumer plastic waste as a feedstock. The LankoForce HL…

Hydrogen at Risk of Being Missed Opportunity, According to DNV Report

Jun 14, 2022

Hydrogen has a crucial role in decarbonizing the world’s energy system, but uptake will be too slow. Governments need to make urgent, significant policy interventions, according to a new report by DNV.In Hydrogen Forecast to 2050, DNV predicts the amount of hydrogen in the energy mix will be only 0…

Robotics: Collaboration Pushes Boundaries of Offshore Cleaning and Inspection

Jun 14, 2022

Woodside collaborated with industry to create a state-of-the-art offshore caisson cleaning and inspection tool (CCAIT system), designed to enable safe and cost-effective remote inspection of offshore platforms.The unique system was designed…

Kongsberg Digital to Handle Floatel Internationals Digital Services

Jun 14, 2022

Floatel International will become a part of Kongsberg Digital's digital infrastructure Vessel Insight.Floatel is currently operating in the North Sea region, Australia, Gulf of Mexico and Brazil and have a fleet consisting of five semi-submersible accommodation and construction support vessels…

Tidal Energy System Powers Up in Nova Scotia

Jun 13, 2022

A tidal energy system has officially powered up and is now delivering clean electricity to Nova Scotia’s power system, making it the first to deliver in-stream tidal power to the grid in Canada. “This marks an incredible milestone in our journey…

Electrification is Key to Decarbonizing the North Sea

Jun 13, 2022

The UK government has set ambitious climate change targets within the oil and gas industry, with The North Sea Transition deal aiming to reduce emissions by 50% before 2030. In the most recent emissions report published by the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA)…

Van Oord, SMD Ink Parts and Services Framework Agreement

Jun 13, 2022

Dutch marine contractor Van Oord and U.K.-based subsea robotics manufacturer SMD have entered into a parts and services framework agreement in a bid to reduce downtime and improve efficiencies.Under the deal, the partners will share 'industry…

CTO in Focus: Henrik Stiesdal, Wind Power Pioneer

Jun 13, 2022

Wind power pioneer Henrik Stiesdal built his first wind turbine in 1978. It was one of Denmark’s first step towards becoming a wind energy powerhouse, with Stiesdal regularly at the helm. He’s now got wider climate initiatives in his sights…

Sercel's Marine Seismic Acquisition System for KIGAM's Seismic Survey Vessel

Jun 13, 2022

French marine seismic data specialist CGG said Monday that its subsidiary Sercel had sold a complete marine seismic acquisition system to South Korean shipbuilder HJ Shipbuilding & Construction.The contract calls for the supply of a Seal 428 recording system…

Modus Launches Darlington Control Room for Subsea Hybrid AUVs

Jun 10, 2022

UK-based subsea services company Modus has commissioned its control room in Darlington, England, from which it can operate subsea hybrid autonomous underwater vehicles.The subsea robotics company said the launch was the culmination of a £24 million (around $29…

Offshore Wind Innovation Hub Launched in New York

Jun 09, 2022

Equinor and BP on Thursday announced the launch of a New York-based Offshore Wind Innovation Hub that they say will facilitate partnerships with start-ups that bring new technological solutions to the growing US offshore wind industry'The initiative…

ROV Pilots to Work from Home?

Jun 08, 2022

After working offshore for 15 years, and now with a young family at home, I have been applying a large portion of any free home life to self study and personal development to hopefully prepare myself for a transition back to an onshore career…

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