Decision Support System for FOWT Maintenance

March 20, 2013
Decision Support System for FOWT Maintenance

A new decision support system for the structural maintenance of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines (FOWTs) is close to being finalised. The initiative could result in significant cost and energy saving for all types of renewable marine energy farms.

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SHL To Continue Work on Offshore Wind Farms off North Wales

March 15, 2013
SHL To Continue Work on Offshore Wind Farms off North Wales

Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has won a new contract with Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited to begin the second half of foundation installation off the North Wales coast.

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Wärtsilä to Supply Pumping Equipment for FSU

March 12, 2013
Wärtsilä to Supply Pumping Equipment for FSU

Wärtsilä will supply a series of pumps to be installed on a new floating storage unit (FSU). The FSU is being built by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea for Statoil, the Norway based international energy company.

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DNV to Evaluate Dry Tree Semi-Submersible Rigs for Ultra-Deepwater

March 7, 2013
DNV to Evaluate Dry Tree Semi-Submersible Rigs for Ultra-Deepwater

DNV in North America has been awarded a USD 3 million US Department of Energy funded RPSEA project to evaluate and support the development of two cost competitive dry tree semi-submersible rig concepts, suitable for the Gulf Of Mexico in a minimum of 8000 foot water depth with drilling and production capabilities.

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$ 380 Million Offshore Contract for Subsea 7

March 5, 2013
$ 380 Million Offshore Contract for Subsea 7

Statoil has awarded Subsea 7 a contract valued at approximately US $ 380 million for the Aasta Hansteen gas field, located west of Bodø in the northern part of the Norwegian Sea.

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Subsea 7 Wins Contract Offshore Norway

February 25, 2013
Subsea 7 Wins Contract Offshore Norway

Subsea 7 has been awarded a pipelay and subsea installation contract valued at approximately US $ 160 million from Statoil at the Oseberg Delta 2 field, located approximately 130 kilometres west of Bergen in the North Sea

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Realtime Insight into Logistics Processes

February 21, 2013
Realtime Insight into Logistics Processes

Offshore company Allseas will start centrally managing its logistics processes through a supply chain forwarding portal. Logistics software supplier Yellow Star Solutions created the system as a tailor-made solution for production companies in the offshore sector.

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Van Oord to Create New Island in Dubai

February 19, 2013
Van Oord to Create New Island in Dubai

Meraas Development LLC has again contracted Van Oord to build an island in the emirate of Dubai. Jumana Island will lie 500 metres off the coast and will be used for urban development.

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Heerema to Construct Largest Launch Jacket Ever

February 12, 2013
Heerema to Construct Largest Launch Jacket Ever

Statoil has contracted Heerema Fabrication Group’s (HFG) Vlissingen yard in the Netherlands for the engineering, procurement and construction of a fixed jacket for the Dagny field development in the central part of the North Sea.This will be the largest launch jacket ever built at HFG.

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ABB to Provide Electrical Systems for Brazilian Drill Ships

February 11, 2013
ABB to Provide Electrical Systems for Brazilian Drill Ships

ABB has been awarded orders worth $ 160 million from Jurong Shipyard Pte Ltd. for the design, supply, supervision of installation, testing and commissioning of the main electrical systems for seven drill ships that will operate in the deep water oil and gas fields off the coast of Brazil.

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