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  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    G-Octopus, a Cathie Associates company, is rebranding in order to bring into focus its piling solutions for the renewable energy and oil & gas industries.

  • 3 June 2019

    By Alexandre Crochelet, Senior Engineer at G-Octopus, a Cathie Associates Company Pile Driving Monitoring (PDM) during driving and Pile Dynamic Testing (PDT) are widely used in onshore and offshore construction to ensure the structural integrity of the piles during driving and achieve a safe and economical pile installation. PDM helps in assessing the pile behaviour […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Underwater technologies specialist Coda Octopus has partnered with the Chinese offshore wind contractor AVIC IET to integrate the Echoscope4G Surface real-time 3D sonar on an Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV). AVIC IET will now be able to autonomously control their vehicle and the Echoscope4G Surface with its integrated Pan and Tilt rotator (IPT), to survey subsea […]

  • 7 June 2011

    The Norwegian company Fred Olsen Windcarrier has ordered OCTOPUS-Onboard and OCTOPUS-Office for two new build Jack up vessels; the Brave Tern and Bold Tern. Fred Olsen Windcarrier meets the increasing demand for offshore wind turbine installation vessels and provides her clients with efficient installation of wind farms offshore. Martin Eilander, Amarcon’s Manager Installation & Support, […]

  • 16 February 2012

    This year Amarcon noticed an increase in orders for her hydrodynamic analysis software: OCTOPUS-Office. In the last few months major companies within the maritime industry like Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. (ZPMC), Mammoet and RWE Innogy placed an order for the software. Newcomer within the industry Hansa Heavy Lift GmbH and maritime consultants like […]

  • 27 August 2015

    Corrosion prevention specialist Oxifree Global has secured funding from Octopus Investments enabling it to invest in expanding its offering within the offshore wind industry. The business will also supplement existing operations in Houston, Texas with additional facilities in Europe and the Far East. Ed Hall, one of the Founders and MD of Oxifree, said: “We are […]

  • 6 September 2011

      In 2010 Amarcon’s OCTOPUS-DP Capability forecast for efficient offshore DP operations was brought to the market. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality gives offshore vessels the possibility to make optimum use of a safe time window for their weather-sensitive operations. The first installation of the OCTOPUS-DP Capability forecast software was performed on the LNG Carriers Suez Neptune […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Coda Octopus Group, Inc. and their agent in the Netherlands, Nautikaris BV, have recently been involved in a project for Deep BV – Hydrography and Geophysics, providing positioning and survey services for the installation of a power cable from the Thornton Bank Wind Farm off the Belgian coast. This is a significant development for the […]

  • 1 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Coda Octopus has developed a new sonar for ROV and AUV operations called Dimension. Based on Echoscope 3D imaging technology and software developed by Coda Octopus, Dimension provides real-time 3D imaging for subsea vehicle applications. Designed for deployment on a wide range of subsea vehicles, Dimension is a true real-time 3D sonar that transforms ROV […]

  • 3 January 2011

    One of the extensions within OCTOPUS-Onboard is the Dynamic Positioning capability forecast function, DP for short. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality gives offshore vessels the possibility to make optimum use of a safe time window for their weather-sensitive operations. An important remark has to be made here. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality can not be compared with already existing […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Technology

    Coda Octopus has trialed its new Survey Engine Automatic Object Detection (SEADP) package,  which is said to have shown a 91% accuracy rate. As a result of the trials, Coda Octopus introduced additional reporting tools in the new automatic boulder detection package which cover detection rates and qualitative analysis, among other data. According to the company, SEADP has been […]

  • 21 November 2011

    Two new build ‘Seabreeze’ windmill installation vessels shall be equipped with OCTOPUS-Onboard. The vessels shall be operated by NSB (Germany) in order to install windmills in the Nordsee Ost windfarm project for RWE Innogy. RWE Innogy pools the renewable energy expertise and power plants of the RWE Group. The company plans, builds and operates facilities […]

  • 3 April 2012

    The Dutch offshore contractor Tideway, specialized in offshore dredging, landfall construction and pipeline stabilization, has purchased Amarcon’s OCTOPUS-Onboard for her rock dumping vessel Rollingstone. For a period of nine months Tideway leased OCTOPUS-Onboard for the purpose of response monitoring & prediction and heavy weather decision support onboard the Rollingstone. In this period Tideway tested and […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Technology

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has today announced the first delivery of its newly-developed permanent magnet tunnel thruster (TT-PM) to Norwegian company Olympic Shipping, who will operate the thruster on their vessel Olympic Octopus. The TT-PM offers numerous advantages over traditional tunnel thrusters, including an increase in power output of around 25% from the […]

  • 24 May 2011

      Seaway Heavy Lifting ordered OCTOPUS-Onboard for one of the largest Heavy Lift vessels in the world: the 5000-mt Crane vessel Oleg Strashnov. This latest edition to the SHL fleet is used for execution of various offshore heavy lift projects. The Oleg Strashnov successfully completed its sea trials in November 2010. With OCTOPUS-Onboard the motions […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DeepOcean has deployed Coda Octopus’ Echoscope real-time 3D sonar system on DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind farm project in the UK.

  • 25 September 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    On a recent project, DONG Energy contracted VSMC (Visser & Smit Marine Contracting), an international submarine power cables installation contractor specialising in intertidal and offshore markets, for the laying of two high voltage cables to the wind farm of West of Duddon Sands (WoDS) in the East Irish Sea. The project utilised two major vessels: […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has awarded ABB with a contract to equip a wind farm service operation vessel (SOV) which once built will operate on the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 15 March 2012

    Belden offers innovative products and solutions for both onshore and offshore wind power applications that help to reduce downtime, whilst at the same time meeting reliability, safety and security needs for effective wind farm management. With a proven track record in reliability and high quality, Belden solutions are deployed in around 80% of European made […]

  • 15 September 2010
    Technology

    The unique 3D sonar technology of the Coda Echoscope® is set for new decommissioning projects in the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. The benefits of the Echoscope’s 3D capabilities, which bring real-time visualisation to the underwater working environment, were substantiated in a successful role in a recent ‘plug and abandonment’ task in the […]

  • 4 October 2012

    With the recent news that G&G International has won a contract for 72 WTG transition pieces and 1 OHVS transition piece for the new Northwind Offshore Wind Farm project on the Bank Zonder Naam, G&G is firmly established in the offshore wind industry. For this work they have created a joint venture, Gl WindForce JV, […]

  • 11 February 2013

    A successful delivery of PEMA Windmill Tower Sections Assembly Lines of last year is now followed by an order for PEMA Offshore Foundation Welding Line. The previously delivered versatile PEMA assembly line has been in heavy use also in welding pressure vessels and extremely heavy jack-up legs. A new outcome of co-operation between G & […]

  • 8 September 2011
    Wind Farm Update

      The German Groups EWE and ENOVA have placed an order with G&G International in Willebroek worth 55 million EUR for the construction of Riffgat, a new offshore wind farm close to German Borkum. G&G International will deliver 30 gigantic foundation structures for offshore wind turbines between May and July 2012. It is the largest […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) yesterday published a final environmental review of geological and geophysical (G&G) survey activities off the Mid- and South Atlantic coast that establishes multiple mitigation measures designed to minimize the impacts to marine life while setting a path forward for survey activities that will update nearly four-decade-old data on […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    GeoSea, the geotechnical and offshore solutions specialist of the DEME Group, has acquired a 72.5% stake in G-tec, the Belgium-based contractor specialized in offshore geotechnical and geological site investigations, marine geophysical and environmental surveys and deepsea engineering services.

  • 19 March 2015
    Technology

    Fugro has introduced a high accuracy G2+ service, designed to benefit offshore operators around the globe who require positioning and measurement accuracy at centimetre level. G2+ is an enhancement of Fugro’s highly regarded G2 service (based on GPS and GLONASS) and utilises highly advanced GNSS augmentation algorithms developed in-house by its GNSS augmentation experts. The […]