Category archives for: Equipment & Technology

Ballast Nedam Completes Monopile Installation at Butendiek OWF

Ballast Nedam Completes Monopile Installation at Butendiek OWF

Ballast Nedam Offshore installed the 80th and last monopile at the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm in the German sector of the North Sea. The installation of all these monopiles was completed well within four-month time. This exceptional achievement is entirely due to the efforts of a dedicated and professional team, working both at Ballast Nedam […]

TE SubCom Starts Manufacturing of Hibernia Express Submarine Cable

TE SubCom Starts Manufacturing of Hibernia Express Submarine Cable

TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, announces the commencement of the new Hibernia Express submarine cable system. The 4,600 km cable will provide the lowest-latency fiber-optic path between New York and London, connecting Halifax, Nova Scotia and Brean, UK, with terrestrial fiber to extend connectivity to […]

Ashtead Technology Takes Delivery of OCTANS NANO from iXBlue

Ashtead Technology Takes Delivery of OCTANS NANO from iXBlue

Global subsea equipment specialist Ashtead Technology, headquartered in Aberdeen, has taken delivery of the new advanced OCTANS NANO system from leading navigation, positioning and mapping solutions experts iXBlue. Ashtead Technology is the first company to offer the advanced OCTANS NANO system on a rental basis globally, launching the innovative product in conjunction with iXBlue on […]

Industry Majors Team Up to Develop Next Generation Subsea Production Equipment

Industry Majors Team Up to Develop Next Generation Subsea Production Equipment

FMC Technologies, Inc. announced that it has signed an agreement which establishes a joint industry program that includes Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, BP, ConocoPhillips and Shell for the purpose of jointly developing a new generation of standardized subsea production equipment and systems designed to meet the challenges of producing oil and gas from deepwater reservoirs with […]

Statoil Resumes Production on Njord A

Statoil Resumes Production on Njord A

Statoil resumed oil and gas production on the Njord A platform in the Norwegian Sea on 19 July, after a major reinforcement of the platform structure. Production has been shut down since last summer. Extensive analyses and inspections in 2013 revealed a need to reinforce the Njord A platform structure. To be on the safe […]

NOAA Annouces New Rule for Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary

NOAA Annouces New Rule for Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary

NOAA’s Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary published a final rule and environmental assessment which now permits the use of weighted marker buoys in the sanctuary, an important safety measure for recreational diving and an enhancement for recreational fishing. The rule and assessment is part of the sanctuary’s revised management plan. The rule takes effect on […]

Plexus Bags Additional Order from Centrica

Plexus Bags Additional Order from Centrica

Plexus Holdings PLC, the owner of the proprietary POS-GRIP® friction-grip method of wellhead engineering, has received an additional purchase order from Centrica Energy Exploration and Production (‘Centrica’) to supply surface wellhead and mudline equipment services for an exploration well in the Southern North Sea, offshore UK. The value of the order is estimated at approximately […]

CLP Power Gets Nod to Install Two Submarine Cables Off Hong Kong

CLP Power Gets Nod to Install Two Submarine Cables Off Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Government proposes to allow CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) to install two submarine cables of about 880 metres in length and 150 millimetres in diameter within an area of approximately 1.58 hectares of foreshore and seabed from Liu Ko Ngam to Pak Sha Tau Tsui at Kat O. Currently, there […]

TWD Installs Monopile Gripper Frame on Van Oord’s ‘Aeolus’

TWD Installs Monopile Gripper Frame on Van Oord’s ‘Aeolus’

Temporary Works Design (TWD) completed the design and assisted in the fabrication of a monopile gripper frame for Van Oord. The gripper is designed to keep the monopiles in the correct position and inclination, while counteracting the wave, wind, and current loads on the pile during wind turbine installations. The installation of the monopile gripper […]

Trelleborg’s Foam Buoyancy Systems for Shah Deniz Phase II

Trelleborg’s Foam Buoyancy Systems for Shah Deniz Phase II

Trelleborg’s offshore operation has been awarded a substantial order for its foam buoyancy systems, for the prestigious second phase development of the Shah Deniz field offshore Azerbaijan. Contracted by oil and gas company, BP, Trelleborg will supply a buoyancy package; filled with its high temperature syntactic foam. Lee Roskell, Proposals Manager within Trelleborg Offshore and […]







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