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Brazilian Offshore Drilling Firm Launches Start-Up Challenge

Apr 15, 2020

Brazilian offshore drilling services provider Ocyan has launched Ocyan Waves program, where start-ups can register and provide their solutions for Ocyan's internal challenges.Startups should seek innovative solutions to the challenges selected…

UK Offshore Equipment Firms Build Face Shields for Health Workers

Apr 15, 2020

UK-based subsea and offshore equipment manufacturers Subsea Innovation and Tekmar Energy, part of Tekmar Group, have joined forces to manufacture protective face shields for NHS workers in the North East of England.The protective face shields…

Keppel O&M, EMA Launch Call for Smart Solutions in Offshore Sector

Apr 15, 2020

Singapore-based offshore rig builder Keppel Offshore & Marine has partnered up with Energy Market Authority (EMA) to develop energy solutions in the areas of distributed energy resources, digitalization and emerging low carbon alternatives.As part of the $10 million partnership…

SWORD Seafloor Rig Set for Sea Trials

Apr 13, 2020

Royal IHC, a Dutch marine equipment and vessel provider, has said that extensive tests have been completed on a new seabed geotechnical drill designed for offshore wind and oil and gas markets, and the rig will now go on seatrials before hitting the market…

NOV Names New Chief Technology Officer

Apr 10, 2020

Oil and gas equipment and technology provider National Oilwell Varco, has appointed David Reid as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, effective April 17, 2020. Reid has been appointed a successor of Hege Kverneland who will retire after…

SMD Delivers ROV to Asso.subsea

Apr 09, 2020

Greece-based Asso.subsea took delivery of an SMD Quasar 150-horsepower, 1,000-meter-rated work class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) complete with launch and recovery system (LARs).The Quasar will be installed on board Asso.subsea Astrea DP2 multipurpose service vessel to support cable laying…

ION, WesternGeco Settle Decade-Long Seismic Tech Dispute

Apr 09, 2020

Marine seismic data company ION Geophysical has said it has settled a decade-long patent litigation with WesternGeco. The litigation was related to ION's use of WesternGeco's patented technology used for lateral streamer positioning.  The companies…

ABB Accelerates Remote Connectivity Rollout

Apr 06, 2020

Technology comany ABB said it has expedited the rollout of and access to its remote service tools and digital solutions across critical industry as companies around the world find new ways to maintain operations throughout the coronavirus crisis…

ABS Publishes New Data and Digital Advisories

Apr 06, 2020

Classification society ABS launched two new advisories designed to help harness the potential of digital technologies for the maritime and offshore industries.The ABS Advisory on Structural Health Monitoring: The Application of Sensor-Based…

EU Funds Floating Wind Turbine Project in Norway

Apr 03, 2020

The European Union has granted funds to an international consortium led by Spain's Iberdrola, to install and test a floating wind turbine in Norway.Norwegian Offshore Wind Cluster said earlier this week that the EU had granted NOK 290 million (~$27…

TechnipFMC Cuts 2020 Capex by 30%

Apr 01, 2020

Franco-American oil services firm TechnipFMC Plc said on Wednesday it will cut its planned capital expenditures for 2020 by 30% to $300 million in response to current oil market conditions.TechnipFMC said it was taking decisive action to address…

Remotely Operated Vehicles: Thinking out of the Box

Mar 31, 2020

All electric systems are starting to free companies from the traditional strict form factors that ROVs traditionally take. With a more flexible modular harness, vehicles can be built from standardised building blocks. Saab Seaeye, a firm well versed in all-electric vehicles…

Kongsberg Develops New LARS for HUGIN AUVs

Mar 31, 2020

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has developed a new LARS (Launch and Recovery System) solution for its HUGIN range of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), which it says will bring 'a series of far-reaching operational improvements.'Kongsberg has decided to have the new LARS operating from midships…

Improving Oily Water Separators

Mar 30, 2020

Oily water separators (OWS) have been a common fixture of a ship’s machinery space for many decades. With the amount of experience, research and legislation that has gone into them, it would be easy to think that their use would almost be hassle free…

Three Oilfield Players Join Forces in "New Coretrax"

Mar 30, 2020

Churchill Drilling Tools, Mohawk Energy, and Coretrax have teamed up to offer an integrated approach to well lifecycle integrity and production optimization.As previously reported, Coretrax acquired Churchill Drilling Tools in November 2019…

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