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  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Den Helder-based inspection services provider Bluestream has teamed with compatriot unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) operator Skeye BV to jointly provide visual inspection services and geographic data acquisition for offshore assets using UAVs.

  • 7 January 2014

    The Acclaimed Software Company Ltd announced a new software system designed for Harkand Andrews Survey to support pile installation operations. The ‘Total Controller’ and ‘Total Viewer’ systems have been successfully put into operation on a construction support vessel conducting precise pile installations. Harkand Andrews Survey have developed a technique for installing monopiles and transition pieces […]

  • 6 May 2020

    Following the recent crane accident on the installation vessel Orion, the crane supplier Liebherr released some details surrounding the accident, including more specific information on its cause and consequences. The crane has been undergoing an overload test, which was planned for a load scenario of 5,500 tonnes and the lift to be carried out through […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Oceanteam and Royal IHC have signed a contract by which IHC will acquire all of the outstanding share capital of Oceanteam’s Dutch-based engineering and consultancy company KCI The Engineers.

  • 29 April 2013

    Last week Pontis successfully finalized the extensive seafastening project for the installation of the offshore converter stations BorWin2 & HelWin1. Pontis was responsible for the project management, covering design, production, assembly and disassembly of the fixtures. A complex project, given the large number of stakeholders, the size and weight of the materials and the substantial […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC and MARIN have completed dynamic positioning (DP) assessment tests for an autonomous Service Operation Vessel (SOV) at MARIN’s basins in Wageningen, the Netherlands. The autonomous software will allow for the vessel, SOV T60-18, to carry out operations while under the supervision of the duty officer at the wheelhouse, according to IHC. “By improving […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    WestBridge Capital has backed the management buyout of APEM Limited, an independent environmental consultancy specialising in the aquatic environment and remote sensing. The deal has seen WestBridge invest GBP 9.8 million in a combination of equity and loan notes, which is expected to support the company’s growth ambitions as it develops complementary service lines to support […]

  • 9 August 2016

    The Crown Estate has appointed Robin Budenberg as its Chairman with immediate effect, following the retirement of Sir Stuart Hampson. Budenberg is currently London Chairman of Centerview Partners and a Non-Executive Director for Charity Bank Ltd and the Big Society Trust. He is the former Chairman and Chief Executive of UK Financial Investments Ltd (UKFI), whose responsibilities include […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Gulliver, a heavy lift vessel currently under construction for the Antwerp-based Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors, was launched in China, on 5 September. In the coming months, further outfitting of the vessel will be carried out at the Qidong shipyard, Scaldis said. Afterwards Gulliver will sail from Qidong to the Huisman yard in Xiamen for the installation […]

  • 24 February 2015

    James Fisher Marine Services’s (JFMS) multi-purpose wind farm support vessel, Dart Fisher, has been formally named by the vessel’s Godmother Maria McCaffery MBE, CEO of RenewableUK at a dedication service held at Griffon Hoverwork, Southampton. The service, attended by key customers, partners and The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Southampton, Councillor Sue Blatchford was delivered […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Abis Shipping held a naming ceremony for its 15th vessel, the MS ABIS Dundee, at the port of Harlingen at 16:30 today (July 3). The MS ABIS Dundee was christened by Cynthia Dijkstra-van den Broek, wife of Mr Jan Dijkstra, the director of Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma. It is the third ship from a series of four which Abis […]

  • 5 May 2011

      Comfort at Sea, the joint venture between Blue Water Shipping, Denmark and ISP, Miami, has arranged a charter of the M/V SEA SPIRIT to Siemens PLC, as an offshore accommodation vessel for wind turbine installations in the Irish Sea. The vessel has been delivered Barrow-in-Furness, UK, and will be on charter until the beginning/mid-September, […]

  • 17 June 2015

    Burgess Marine has completed a £3m contract for the first of a new generation of offshore support vessels. The company has built the craft for Mainprize Offshore at its shipyard at Trafalgar Wharf in Portchester, near Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK. The 25-metre boat, the MO2, was delivered at the Seawork 2015 commercial marine and workboat conference […]

  • 22 June 2012
    Training & Education

    A QCF Level 3 training course conducted and developed by Gardline’s Geophysical Engineering Department has been launched called The Introduction to Offshore Geophysical Engineering and is now a nationally recognised QCF level 3 qualification, accredited by Norwich City College. This three week long course was developed by the Geophysical Engineering department at Gardline’s HQ in […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Boskalis Subsea Cables & Flexibles – formerly VBMS – has signed a five-year subsea cable repair framework agreement with the UK Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO), Transmission Capital Partners (TCP).

  • 15 June 2018
    Environment, R&D

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has selected ABPmer to provide guidance on marine and coastal physical processes Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) baseline survey and post-consent monitoring requirements for major marine development projects relevant to Welsh waters.

  • 24 October 2017
    Technology, Vessels

    Following a trial of the UK Electronic Solutions’ Oceanic Dynamics system, Dalby Offshore has decided to install the motion and impact monitoring system on three more crew transfer vessels (CTVs).

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    UK-based SeaRoc Group has announced the expansion of its team with a number of new hires throughout the second quarter of 2017.

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Three projects under the H2020 priority Blue Growth will receive nearly €14.5 million EU funding to develop tools for the exploration of the underwater world, as well as to advance the Blue Growth economy. BRIDGES, a four year-long project bringing together research partners from 9 countries, will improve the European underwater glider SeaExplorer to adapt […]

  • 27 May 2014

    Following over 26,000 installations worldwide, it was announced this week that FoundOcean is trialling its latest range of Marine Growth Prevention (MGP) units on an unnamed offshore wind farm jacket structure in the UK. “To demonstrate the effectiveness of controlling marine growth with this established technology, we have installed two units on a jacket structure […]

  • 28 April 2014

    A remote-controlled drone with four helicopter-like rotors, weighing no more than two kilograms and equipped with a camera has been successfully used to inspect Forewind’s meteorological masts located more than 130 kilometres from the UK coast.  The innovative approach to inspection borrowed a technique from the oil and gas sector where remotely operated aerial vehicles […]

  • 5 April 2012

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has appointed Prith Banerjee to its Executive Committee in the role of Chief Technology Officer. Banerjee, 51, will start midyear 2012 and will be based in Zurich. He joins ABB from Hewlett Packard, where he was Senior Vice President of Research and Director of HP Labs. Prior […]

  • 3 November 2014

    VDS Staal- en Machinebouw (VDS) announce that the second full-service terminal on the North Sea, VDS Offshore Construction Terminal Eemshaven, is fully operational. It is located at the Orange Blue Terminals (OBT) which is a perfect base for offshore logistics in the North Sea. VDS strikes up cooperation with the major stakeholder of OBT – […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has completed the construction of the helicopter base which will be used for the transport of technicians for the Walney Extension offshore wind project. The GBP 4.2 million base in Barrow-in-Furness will be used for helicopters transferring technicians to and from the project for turbine routine maintenance, as well as attending any […]

  • 27 May 2019

    Sembcorp Marine has christened Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) at its Tuas Boulevard Yard in Singapore. Sleipnir, named after the Norse God Odin’s eight-legged stallion, will soon leave for sea trials after which it will be delivered to Heerema. According to Sembcorp, two large cranes capable together lifting up to a […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Environment, Grid Connection, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. will use a biofuel blend on the project to install the export cable to the Borssele offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.