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  • 2 May 2016

    More than eleven thousand people have signed a petition calling for the EC 225 Airbus Super Puma helicopter to be retired, following the fatal crash on Friday in Norway. The CHC-owned helicopter was on its way back from the Statoil-operated Gullfaks B platform, when its rotor loosened and detached mid-air, and the aircraft crashed into […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Ørsted has signed a contract with the NHV Group for the provision of helicopter services on the Borssele I & II project, starting from May 2020. 

  • 19 August 2019
    Technology

    Makani has shared a video showing its airborne wind power system completing its first flight offshore in Norway. The kite completed two flights at the Metcentre from a floating platform, with the first being a quick one and the second being a longer-duration test following commands from the flight controller. The process was executed by transporting the airframe on a […]

  • 29 August 2014

    An offshore helicopter needed to be examined this week on a North Sea platform, off UK, after a leak was discovered on the frame of the aircraft. After media reports claiming the helicopter was forced to land on the Talisman-operated platform in the North Sea, a Bristow Helicopter spokesperson dismissed the writings, saying that the landing […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Holland America Line’s ms Veendam answered a request for assistance on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 from the United States Coast Guard to rescue a pilot who had ditched his single-engine Cirrus SR-22 after he experienced a mechanical issue with the fuel system. The pilot was located approximately 225 nautical miles off the coast of Maui, […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Technology

    Makani’s airborne wind power system has completed its first flight offshore from a floating platform in the North Sea. The kite completed two flights at the Metcentre in Norway, with the first being a quick one including a launch, hover away from the perch and an autonomous landing. The second, longer-duration test, demonstrated crosswind flight as the […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first H135 to HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH for offshore wind operations, marking a new milestone for the enhanced version of Airbus Helicopters’ lightweight rotorcraft previously known as the EC135 T3. The H135 is well adapted to the full range of offshore operations, benefitting from the helicopter’s excellent performance, especially in […]

  • 21 October 2011

    The U.S. Navy announced the launch of the first Egyptian Navy Fast Missile Craft (FMC) from VT Halter Marine’s Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard, Oct. 20, marking a key milestone in the ship’s construction process. The primary mission of the FMC is to conduct independent and joint operations, primarily against armed surface adversaries. The Egyptian Navy has […]

  • 26 January 2011

    VISTAGY, Inc., a leading provider of industry-specific engineering software and services, today announced that its revenues grew 29 percent and product license sales expanded 36 percent in 2010 as the company realized the benefits of developing comprehensive solutions by industry and its investment in reaching new customers in key emerging markets. The revenue and product […]

  • 21 October 2011

      The U.S. Navy announced the launch of the first Egyptian Navy Fast Missile Craft (FMC) from VT Halter Marine’s Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard, Oct. 20, marking a key milestone in the ship’s construction process. The primary mission of the FMC is to conduct independent and joint operations, primarily against armed surface adversaries. The Egyptian Navy […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    New safety measures for helicopters serving the oil and gas industry have prompted a two-hour breakout session specifically on the issue at the EEEGR 2014 Conference in Norwich next month. “Thousands of people in this region will be affected and with many from the industry already gathering for our conference it seemed logical to pass […]

  • 7 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Final assembly production of the S-76D™ helicopter has commenced at Sikorsky Global Helicopters’ manufacturing facility, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today, marking a significant milestone in delivering the next generation of the popular S-76® helicopter. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.. Aero Vodochody in the Czech Republic, which has produced more than 250 S-76 […]

  • 10 July 2017

    The UK and Norway are going to lift the ban on the Super Puma helicopters put in place after the fatal crash near Turøy in Norway in April 2016. The flight restrictions in UK and Norway on H225LP and AS332L2 helicopters, popularly known as Super Pumas, have been in place since April 2016, when a […]

  • 14 October 2014

    Step Change in Safety last week announced a size criteria for helicopter passengers travelling to and from offshore installations on the UK Continental Shelf. Do you know what size you are? No? Read on. The criteria came in response to the size restrictions laid out by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in February 2014. Helicopter […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Maritime Training and Competence Solutions Ltd (MTCS) has signed an agreement to market courses and deliver training at a new facility for the subsea sector – the Centre for Subsea Technology Awareness, Training and Education or C-STATE as it is known. This facility is the first of its kind and is a unique collaboration between […]

  • 13 April 2012

    In 2005, a study by the Dutch Navy concluded that changes in the field required a different type of vessel. The study proposed selling four frigates of the Karel Doorman class, measuring 122 metres for a crew of 154, and replacing them with four new Oceangoing Patrol Vessels, with a permanent crew of 50 and […]