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  • 14 January 2016
    Vessels

    Great Yarmouth-based Alicat Workboats has received an order from Dalby Offshore for the purchase of a new 26-metre Wind Farm Service Vessel (WFSV). The 26m aluminium catamaran, to be named the Dalby Ouse, will be the eighth vessel Alicat Workboats will have built for Dalby Offshore, and will be Dalby’s twelfth vessel in the fleet. It […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Technology

    Pioneering bespoke software specialists The Acclaimed Software Company Ltd are demonstrating their iObox at Oceanology International 2014 at London’s Excel in March. The iObox is the ultimate in synchronised serial data capture and control. The system enables serial I/O (input/output) operations to be recorded or performed to the millisecond within applications on non-real-time operating systems […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Inverlussa Marine Services has announced the appointment of Hazel Phillips to the newly-created company post of Commercial Manager.  With a wealth of experience in the world of marine support services, Mrs Phillips, 58, will be tasked with helping to steer Inverlussa en route to further expansion. Ben Wilson, Operations Director, said: “We have expanded quite quickly […]

  • 19 March 2014

    Survitec Group is announcing a new davit-launched liferaft aimed at meeting the escape and survival needs of workers, passengers and crew on offshore platforms or high freeboard vessels. They also form part of the Survitec Group’s broad range of Launch and Recovery Systems (LARS) for offshore platforms and vessels. This includes liferafts, escape slides, escape […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has sold all of its remaining shares in Fugro on 28 February by placing the last 9.38% of shares with institutional investors at EUR 14.50 per share.

  • 10 June 2015

    Atlas Professionals has opened a new office in Lowestoft. This follows the hiring of two ex UKPS’ staff, Team Leader Tonia Weldon and Personnel Coordinator Rosie Parr. The company said the new office “will complement Atlas’ current ROV team, developing a stronger business line for both professionals and clients.” “We’re both so excited to be […]

  • 18 September 2015

    Cape Sharp Tidal will hold four open house meetings over the next few weeks, in preparation for its upcoming turbine deployment. Cape Sharp Tidal, a joint venture between Emera and OpenHydro, plans to install two 2 MW tidal turbines at the FORCE test site and connect them to Nova Scotia’s grid. Those who will be attending the meetings will get […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Prysmian Group has signed a two-year framework agreement (FWA) extension with Bristol-based Offshore Marine Management (OMM) for the supply of a range of offshore support services to compliment Prysmian’s installation capacity.

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Lamprell and ScottishPower Renewables have reached a final settlement with regards to the close-out of the East Anglia One project. The final settlement will result in a cash payment to Lamprell of USD 18.9 million in May 2020, the UAE-based offshore engineering and fabrication company said. In addition, Lamprell will now commence the process of […]

  • 19 June 2014

    This project, the Performance Review of Maritime Support Services for Orkney (PRoMSSO), was conceived to explore and characterise the performance of Orkney-located vessels and associated services in carrying out marine renewables operations. The project was funded by the Scottish Government through EMEC and was undertaken by Aquatera Ltd, acting as Principal Contractor to EMEC, with […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Ørsted has named the winners of the second round of its annual GBP 75,000 East Coast Skills Fund, part of the company’s GBP 465,000 East Coast Community Fund 20-year annual commitment and community engagement programme for Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms.

  • 25 March 2012

    Alf Henryk Wulf will join Alstom as CEO of the Alstom Germany Management Board. Mr Wulf was appointed in his new function on 19 March by the Supervisory Board of ALSTOM Deutschland AG. Mr Wulf was previously Chairman of the Board at Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG. Patrick Kron, Alstom Chairman and CEO, said “that Alf Henryk […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aibel has opened a centre for integrated operations at its Stavanger headquarters. Ten Aibel offices in Norway and internationally will from now on collaborate daily with the help of advanced technology. In the new centre, employees from all ten offices can gather for the same videoconference, as demonstrated during the opening of the centre. Furthermore, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The Seamole (previously Excalibur), a recently upgraded remotely operated vehicle (ROV), has successfully completed its first round of projects burying offshore power cables for Prysmian Powerlink Services Ltd.

  • 16 September 2015

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM), has signed a frame work agreement (FWA) with Prysmian Group. The 3 year FWA, which was finalised in July 2015, covers the supply of a range of offshore support services to compliment Prysmian’s installation capability. The FWA has been awarded following a long term relationship for the supply of similar services […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    RollDock and SAL Heavy Lift will establish the world’s first pool for dock vessels on 1 April to jointly handle Roll-On / Roll-Off and Float-In / Float-Out heavy lift cargoes with six geared dock vessels, all being operated under the RollDock brand. Five of the vessels come from RollDock’s fleet and one from SAL. 

  • 6 October 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Mojo Maritime’s marine project planning system, Mermaid, is currently undergoing detailed testing with a number of key clients, as the company aims to launch it towards the end of October 2015. Mermaid, Marine Economic Risk Management Aid, gives companies involved in marine operations a more detailed understanding of the impact of weather and tidal forces […]

  • 16 June 2014

    Lump sum payments are about flexibility, efficiency, productivity and the more intelligent use of time at sea. They are a benefit to wind farm operators and service suppliers alike No unexpected surprises The lump sum payment system has many advantages. It gives operators budget certainty, no financial shocks and the guaranteed completion of an agreed […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Authorities

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has published the finalised plans for the East Inshore and Offshore marine areas in England, following approval from the Secretary of State for the Environment. The marine plans – which provide much-needed guidance for sustainable development in English waters – cover the coast and seas from Flamborough Head to Felixstowe. […]

  • 17 August 2012

    ABS, one of the world’s leading classification societies, has signed a letter of intent for cooperative research and development projects with the South China University of Technology (SCUT) through the ABS China Offshore Technology Center (COTC) in Shanghai. ABS Vice President of Offshore Technology Bret Montaruli and Vice President of SCUT Zhu Min, recently signed […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Technology

    Norfolk Marine’s Tyre Filled Net (TFN) scour prevention system will be installed as scour protection for the foundation of the 5MW Elisa prototype under construction in the Canary Islands.

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif has reported a lower production level in the third quarter of 2018 in part due to delays in the supply of steel and extremely low water levels.

  • 9 October 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Ampelmann has enhanced its E1000 gangway transfer system to speed up conversion from personnel to cargo mode from at least ten minutes to less than one minute, providing greater operational efficiencies.

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen-based Balmoral Offshore Engineering has acquired Norwegian manufacturer, Seaproof Solutions, to accelerate its expansion into the offshore renewables market and strengthen the UK’s position as a major content provider for the offshore wind sector in particular.

  • 14 November 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Marine equipment manufacturer MacGregor has introduced the 3D Motion Compensator (3DMC), a flexible retrofit device ”designed to enhance the load-handling precision of an offshore crane even in challenging sea states.” The 3DMC can be fitted to the knuckle jib of a number of new or existing MacGregor subsea/offshore cranes. It compensates for the roll, pitch and heave […]