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U.S. DOE Awards Grant for OPT's Next-gen Wave Energy Converter

Aug 17, 2021

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a grant to wave energy solutions provider Ocean Power Technologies to further the development of a next-generation wave energy converter.'Investment by the U.S. government towards the commercialization…

Sustainable Marine's Tidal Turbine Drivetrain Passes Accelerated Lifetime Tests in Germany

Aug 17, 2021

Scottish tidal energy technology firm Sustainable Marine said Tuesday that its tidal turbine drivetrain has successfully completed ‘accelerated lifetime testing’ at the Center of Wind Power Drives at RWTH Aachen UniversitySCHOTTEL Hydro, Sustainable Marine’s German engineering partner…

Tekmar, DeepWater Buoyancy Target Floating Wind Opportunities

Aug 16, 2021

Offshore energy equipment supplier Tekmar Group has signed a partnership agreement with DeepWater Buoyancy, a producer of subsea buoyancy products for offshore oil & gas, energy, oceanographic, and technology companies. '...the companies will…

Ocean SuperCluster to Provide $2 Million for GeoScan Wide Area Acoustic Corer

Aug 12, 2021

Canadian marine technology company Kraken Robotics Inc. on Thursday announced that its wholly owned subsidiary PanGeo Subsea Inc. has secured $2 million in funding from Canada’s Ocean Supercluster for the development of wider scanning capability and increased efficiency called GeoScan…

UK-based Software Firm in Recruitment Drive after $5M Deals Secured in Oil & Gas Space

Aug 12, 2021

Aberdeen-based software firm ZynQ 360 is set to hire more people on the back of several contract awards in the oil and gas space totalling more than $5 million.ZynQ 360 said Thursday that the contracts would be delivered across the USA, UK, and Western Australia…

Ocean Infinity Buys Geowynd

Aug 12, 2021

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity said Thursday it had acquired marine geotechnics experts, Geowynd.Based in the UK, with clients all over Europe, Geowynd’s team of geotechnical engineers provides consultancy services to aid the safe and…

First Jackets for 1.1GW Seagreen Wind Farm Arrive in Scotland

Aug 11, 2021

The first jackets for the massive Seagreen offshore wind farm have arrived at the Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth, where they’ll be kept before being installed 27km off the Angus coast in the North Sea.The jackets, which will serve as foundations for offshore wind turbines…

Sapura Hires Halliburton for Offshore Drilling Services Support

Aug 11, 2021

Malaysian offshore drilling contractor Sapura Drilling has awarded oilfield services giant Halliburton an offshore integrated contract.Sapura Drilling will, with Halliburton as its technical partner, execute an Integrated Rig Drilling Completion…

DUG Software for PXGEO's Seismic Vessel

Aug 10, 2021

Australian supercomputer group DUG has signed an agreement with offshore seismic services firm PXGEO for the provision of software onboardtheir marine seismic vessel PXGEO 2.'The company will provide its DUG Insight software for real-time data…

Fugro Completes USV Remote Inspection for Woodside

Aug 06, 2021

Fugro has used its first operational Blue Essence uncrewed surface vehicle (USV), the 12 m Fugro Maali, to complete an entirely remote nearshore inspection of three gas trunklines in the North West of Australia for the Woodside operated North West Shelf Project…

OTC & Offshore Innovation: From Sarajevo with L(ament)ove

Aug 06, 2021

As the world has been shut down in stages due to COVID for the past 18 months, the same can’t be said for innovators in the offshore energy sector, many of whom will be honored in Houston August 16-19, 2021, with an OTC Spotlight on New Technology Award…

SBM Offshore Eyes Offshore Wind Project Opportunities

Aug 05, 2021

Oil and gas services company SBM Offshore on Thursday reported a better than expected decline in core profit for the first half of 2021 as it looks to develop floating offshore wind projects.After reducing spending sharply in the face of a pandemic-induced demand collapse…

ROV-deployed Scanning Tool Designed for Tight Access Inspections

Aug 04, 2021

TSC Subsea has designed a new ROV-deployed automated scanning tool that addresses the issue of carrying out tight access field joint inspection through difficult to penetrate pipeline coating.The ARTEMIS vCompact, a smaller, lightweight, more-flexible version of the standard ARTEMIS…

SafeSTS Offers new ‘Green’ Tech for STS Transfers

Aug 04, 2021

A new ship-to-ship cargo transfer system has been developed and patented by SafeSTS for the Dynamic Positioning (DP) shuttle tankers sector, designed to increase flexibility and efficiency for the export of oil from offshore fields.Traditionally…

Record-Breaking Platform Delivered to the Hod Field From Aker Solutions’ Yard in Verdal

Aug 04, 2021

On August 4, 2021, the topside of the normally unmanned wellhead platform for the Hod field was transported from Aker Solutions in Verdal to the Aker BP operated field.  Hod B is the second project delivered by Aker BP’s alliance for delivery of fixed platforms…

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