Monday, May 20, 2019

Equipment Manufacturers News

Study Shows LNG Forming Pathway to IMO 2050

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Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reductions of up to 21% are achievable now from LNG as a marine fuel, compared with current oil-based marine fuels over the entire life-cycle from…

SEA\LNG Welcomes Vancouver Fraser Port

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The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has joined SEA\LNG, the multi-sector industry coalition aiming to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.

World Bank Targets Offshore Wind Markets

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The World Bank Group announced a new program to advance the adoption of offshore wind energy in developing countries and emerging markets.The World Bank and  International…

Singapore MPA, Société Générale Join LNG Advocacy Group

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The liquefied natural gas (LNG) advocacy group SEA\LNG has announced the appointment of Paul Taylor representing Société Générale and Capt M. Segar representing MPA…

Largest Chinese-built FSRU Delivered

Karunia Dewata FSRU (Photo: Lloyd's Register)

PaxOcean’s Zhoushan Shipyard has delivered a 26,000m3 floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Karunia Dewata to Indonesia-based Jaya Samudra Karunia (JSK). The…

India Publishes Draft Wind Turbine Certification

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India's Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued a draft scheme on wind turbines in India. Known as the ‘Indian Wind Turbine Certification Scheme’ (IWTCS)…

New Recommended Practice for Wellhead Fatigue Analysis

Wellhead schematic (Photo: DNV GL)

DNV GL releases new recommended practice for wellhead fatigue analysis to improve analysis consistency in the industry.The recommended practice(RP) DNVGL-RP-E104 Wellhead…

Sparrows Group Acquires Alpha Offshore Service

L-R - Stewart Mitchell, Sparrows Group and Mikkel Lund, Alpha Offshore

Sparrows Group has cemented its position in the renewables sector with the acquisition of Danish wind energy specialist Alpha Offshore Service A/S. Already a supplier…

Sino-Danish Focus on Energy Efficient Ships

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A delegation from the Chinese Ministry of Industry is visiting Denmark as part of the cooperation between the two Administrations. A Danish-Chinese workshop on energy…

Kongsberg Maritime, SES Form Strategic Alliance

Kongsberg Maritime and Stress Engineering Services form strategic alliance to serve customers within offshore drilling and floating production systems (Photo: Kongsberg Maritime)

Kongsberg Maritime Inc., the North American division of Norway headquartered marine and offshore technology company Kongsberg Maritime, and Houston headquartered Stress…

What does Trump's Presidency Mean for the Power Industry?

President Donald Trump (Official White House photo)

Donald Trump has promised numerous changes, many of which impact the sectors that NES Global Talent operates in. Although he has only been in office for 39 days at the time of writing…

DNV GL forms Committee for Offshore Equipment Manufacturers

Nick Prokopuk, Antony DSouza, Herman DeJong, Nick Roper (DNV GL) presented a certificate of appointment as Chairman to Ian Friesen (NOV) Photo DNV GL

The NAOEMC is comprised of a group of industry experts and leaders that establish expectations and align the industry for future growth and development in offshore equipment manufacturing.

Intertek Approved as a Certification Body and Test Laboratory

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Intertek, a total quality assurance provider to industries worldwide, is now an approved International Electrotechnical Commission Explosive (IECEx) Certification Body…

Total Energy Ventures Invests in Smart Grids with AutoGrid

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Total Energy Ventures (TEV), the venture capital arm of Total that invests in start-ups, has acquired an interest in AutoGrid, a company that develops digital solutions…

Theobald Joins WFS Technologies as Project Director

Mike Theobald (Photo: WFS Technologies)

WFS Technology has appointed Mike Theobald as Project Director for Australia and SouthEast Asia. Having worked in the subsea industry for over 25 years, Theobald will…

Douglas Westwood: FEEDing the Recovery

Backlogs for subsea equipment manufacturers have been historically high in recent years – following record levels of subsea tree orders posted in 2013-2014. The process…

US Issues Alert on Offshore Oil Equipment Problems

The U.S. Interior Department issued a safety alert on Tuesday, warning offshore oil and gas drillers about a "recurring problem of connector and bolt failures" in equipment including blowout preventers.

DW: Offshore Energy Sector Under Pressure

This week, DW looks at some of the key takeaways from an event held last Thursday in London, hosted by the Society of Underwater Technology. Douglas-Westwood (DW) presented…

“Green” Inland Midstream Refuel Barge Delivered

Tres Palacios Marine/Stone Oil

John W. Stone Oil Distributor, LLC is taking delivery of its first “green” inland midstream refueling barge from Tres Palacios Marine in Palacios, Texas. The 160 x 54-ft.

Technology Readiness Levels Defined for Oil Spill Response

Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility Courtesy BSEE

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) staff participated in a workgroup meeting at the bureau's Ohmsett facility in Leonardo, N.J., as part of the workgroup’s…