Wärtsilä to Design Subsea 7's New Heavy Construction Vessel

July 4, 2013
Wärtsilä to Design Subsea 7's New Heavy Construction Vessel

Wärtsilä has been contracted to provide the design for a large heavy construction vessel (HCV). The ship is to be built for Subsea , by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in South Korea.

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New Arctic Modular Towing Supply Vessel Concept

July 4, 2013
New Arctic Modular Towing Supply Vessel Concept

Last February, five Maritime Engineering bachelor students of the Delft University of Technology (the Netherlands) finished their Minor Arctic Engineering. In cooperation with Damen Shipyards Group and other partners their project has now resulted in a new Arctic vessel: the Damen AMTSV (Arctic Modular Towing Supply Vessel).

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OWIM 2013 Takes Place at Offshore Energy

July 2, 2013
OWIM 2013 Takes Place at Offshore Energy

The fourth edition of Offshore Wind Installation and Maintenance (OWIM 2013) will take place on Wednesday 16 October 2013 at the Amsterdam RAI in the Netherlands. For the first time since its inception in 2010, OWIM2013 will be held simultaneously with Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference.

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Better Safety Barrier Management Improves Offshore Safety

June 24, 2013
Better Safety Barrier Management Improves Offshore Safety

To avoid major accidents, safety barriers are critical to stop accident pathways before they become serious, and they need to be treated accordingly. This has to be reflected in offshore operations and ideally in regulations.

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Videos of the Dockwise Vanguard

June 20, 2013
Videos of the Dockwise Vanguard

SWZ Maritime's offshore special contains a double article on Dockwise's new semi-submersible heavy-lift vessel the Dockwise Vanguard. This unique bowless vessel allows intact super structures to be transported as the total length of the vessel’s deck can be used.

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Fastest Growing Offshore Event Returns in October

June 18, 2013
Fastest Growing Offshore Event Returns in October

Since Offshore Energy has been breaking records year after year, anticipation for the sixth edition this year is high. Amsterdam will be the centre of the offshore community for two days on 15 & 16 October, gathering over 8,500 dedicated offshore professionals in Europe.

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JIP Investigates Interaction Jack-Up Legs with Seabed

June 10, 2013
JIP Investigates Interaction Jack-Up Legs with Seabed

For jack-up wind turbine installation vessels the loads on the legs and the jacking system during touch-down and lift-off are considered the most critical aspects in the operational performance of the vessels. The Wind-Jack Joint Industry Project (JIP) seeks to understand and predict this interaction.

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New DNV JIP to Speed Up Subsea Construction

May 14, 2013
New DNV JIP to Speed Up Subsea Construction

In the construction of a subsea project, one challenge is the long delivery time of large steel forgings used for key components. DNV now invites the subsea industry to jointly obtain synergies by developing a best-practice approach.

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