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  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Offshore vessel owner Rem Offshore has been awarded a contract for one of its subsea construction vessels.

  • 28 August 2012
    Authorities & Government

    Two tidal energy and two wave power developers have entered into the race for Scotland’s £10 million Saltire Prize as the competition’s Grand Challenge phase begins. Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomed senior representatives of the four teams to a Grand Challenge launch event in Orkney, where MeyGen was unveiled as the fourth Saltire Prize […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Dr Richard Yemm, inventor of the Pelamis wave energy device and founder of Pelamis Wave Power was honoured last night for his outstanding contribution to the development of the marine renewables sector. First Minister Alex Salmond presented Richard Yemm with the second annual Saltire Prize Medal at the Scottish Renewables annual conference dinner in Edinburgh. […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    The Scottish Government has released presentation slides and questions and answers from information event about Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund, held in March this year. In February this year, Scotland relaunched the Saltire Tidal Energy Challenge Fund to help commercial deployment of tidal projects. The £10-million fund will target support to achieving commercial deployment of […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Research & Development

    The next-generation renewable energy innovators are challenged to come up with new marine renewable energy device as a part of the new competition funded by the Scottish Government. The Saltire Prize Challenge was created to accelerate the commercial development of wave and tidal energy technology. For 2015, SCDI is managing all aspects of the Junior […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Subsea construction vessel Rem Saltire has been awarded a long-term contract by an undisclosed large international offshore company. The contract is scheduled to start in December 2018. CEO of Rem Offshore, Fredrik Remøy, said: “The award of this significant contract in a challenging market demonstrates the competence of our organisation, the skills of our marine […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen has recently completed a reconfiguration programme on a 111-metre subsea construction vessel REM Saltire. The vessel first underwent the demobilisation of a Q1600 Trenchertrenching system under the supervision of marine contractor Van Oord, before being mobilised for its next contract by Oceaneering. An initial short period was spent alongside to remove Van […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Dr Richard Yemm, inventor of the Pelamis wave energy device has been honoured for his outstanding contribution to the development of the marine renewables sector. The iconic red ‘sea-snake’ wave energy converter has gained international recognition since Dr Yemm founded Pelamis Wave Power in Edinburgh in 1998. First Minister Alex Salmond presented Dr Yemm, now […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scottish Government’s GBP 10 mln Saltire Prize, designed to accelerate the development of Scottish marine energy, will most likely remain unclaimed due to the competitors’ inability to meet the qualifying criteria. The Saltire Prize demands from competitors to operate wave or tidal technology continuously for two years, and to generate at least 100 GW/h of […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A pioneer for the development of marine turbines is the winner of this year’s Saltire Prize Medal Award. Professor Peter Fraenkel, MBE, who has been involved in the marine energy industry for more than thirty years, was presented with the award by Finance Secretary John Swinney at the Scottish Renewables Conference dinner in Edinburgh last […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Dr Richard Yemm, inventor of the Pelamis wave energy device has been honoured for his outstanding contribution to the development of the marine renewables sector. The iconic red ‘sea-snake’ wave energy converter has gained international recognition since Dr Yemm founded Pelamis Wave Power in Edinburgh in 1998. First Minister Alex Salmond presented Dr Yemm, now […]

  • 7 December 2017

    Following the termination of the Fugro Saltire charter earlier this year, Fugro Subsea will compensate Forland for the premature cancellation of the deal.

  • 28 August 2012
    Business & Finance

      The Grand Challenge phase of the Scottish Government’s Saltire Prize officially began today, with a launch event in Orkney hosted by Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The Saltire Prize is a £10 million marine energy challenge, which will be won by the team that achieves the greatest volume of electrical output in Scottish waters […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Fugro has added cable-lay services to trenching for offshore windfarm and tidal energy sectors. The company has equipped its trenching vessel, Fugro Saltire, with a cable-lay spread that comprises a reel drive system to store the cables, a tensioner to lay them, twin winches and a quadrant deployment system on rails. The equipment is fitted […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Otech has chartered the vessel Fugro Saltire to continue its operation offshore Gran Canaria. The Norwegian company has been contracted by Maritime Rescue to locate and inspect the shipwreck of “Oleg Naydenov”, which sank on April 14 south of Gran Canaria. On April 20, Otech team was mobilized on the inspection vessel “Grampian Surveyor”. The […]

  • 14 July 2015

    Fugro has equipped its trenching vessel Fugro Saltire with a compact, custom-made, cable-lay spread that comprises a reel drive system to store the cables, a tensioner to lay them, twin winches and a quadrant deployment system on rails. The equipment is fitted to the rear deck of the vessel alongside the existing trenching equipment. In operation […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The £10 million Saltire Prize challenge created by the Scottish government to accelerate the commercialisation of wave and tidal energy has been criticized by Murdo Fraser, the Scottish Conservative MSP, who stated that the money should be put to better use. The Saltire Prize challenge has been launched in 2008 with its £10 million purse […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Forland Subsea II AS, which bareboat charters the Fugro Saltire from E Forland AS, has received a notice of termination for convenience from time charterers Fugro Subsea Services. The MV Fugro Saltire was built in 2008 and is under a long-term contract with Fugro Subsea Services. The 11-meter vessel was responsible for cable burial on […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Technology

    The GBP 10 million Saltire Prize, created by the Scottish Government to accelerate the commercial development of wave and tidal energy technology, could easily be left without an awardee, since all four companies competing for it are currently far away from meeting the challenge, according to The Herald.  Namely, the Saltire Prize requires the developers to generate […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Fugro Subsea and Forland Subsea II have agreed on the terms of the charter contract termination for the multipurpose offshore vessel MV Fugro Saltire. The termination notice was delivered to Forland Subsea II by Fugro Subsea in August, 2017. Under the terms of the termination the companies have agreed that Forland Subsea II will receive from […]

  • 18 September 2019

    Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore has sold one of its anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels.

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Saltire Energy, supplier of drilling tools to the offshore oil & gas industry, has posted its annual results (year end to June 30, 2012) with turnover up nearly 50% from £15million to £21.5million. Profit for the year before exceptional items grew from £7.7million to £10.7million. Commenting on the Aberdeen-based group’s results, Chief Executive Mike Loggie […]