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  • 18 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    From August 19—26, vessels and crew will be conducting marine operations related to anchor trials and anchor installations in West Bay and FORCE demonstration area at Minas Passage, Nova Scotia. The vessels involved will use West Bay to anchor in during hours of inactivity and for pre-operation preparation as well as crew transfers. FORCE added […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Acteon, a provider of subsea solutions and offshore engineering services, has acquired Bruce Anchor, a mooring equipment specialist.  Acteon said on Thursday that the acquisition adds to its capability in the mooring and installation market. Providing anchor technology to global clients in the oil and gas and renewables sectors, Bruce Anchor will retain its independence […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Anchors for BlueTec tidal platform are being towed into position on May 28, 2015, ahead of the planned installation of the floating tidal platform. The platform will serve as a demonstration targeted at remote locations, and will be deployed off Texel island, after which it will be connected to the Dutch grid. Beginning of May, […]

  • 23 May 2005

    The floor of Monterey Bay is becoming littered with scrap iron used to anchor an increasing array of ocean sensors. Iron railroad wheels are a current favorite for securing moorings against currents and swell, but after several years they can sink deep into the bottom. The extra oomph required to yank them out is more […]

  • 22 October 2014

    RHB Terminal, located at Waalhaven in Rotterdam, today welcomed Van Oord’s first offshore installation vessel Aelous. This offshore installation vessel has a length of 139 m, 38 m in the beam, a design draught of 5.7 m and a cruising speed of 12 knots. She is equipped with a crane that can lift 990 tonnes […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Subsea services group Acteon has acquired Bruce Anchor to enhance its capabilities in the provision of temporary and permanent mooring systems. Bruce Anchor will retain its independence within the Acteon portfolio. Bruce Anchor’s director of Sales, Steve Broadbent, will manage the business, reporting to Bernhard Bruggaier, Acteon’s executive vice president of Operations. He will be supported by the […]

  • 31 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    SMIT announced the addition of a further two large vessels to its anchor handling tug fleet. Union Sovereign and Union Princess are rated at 180 tonnes bollard pull. The vessels are managed from SMIT’s Antwerp office and are manned by well trained, highly experienced crews with excellent SHE-Q records. These powerful anchorhandling/tugs are ideal for: […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Houston-based oil company Cobalt International Energy has expanded its Anchor unit in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with two additional units.  Namely, Cobalt has entered into a definitive agreement with its co-owners in the Anchor development to unitize and include Cobalt’s two leases immediately south of the current Anchor unit, Green Canyon blocks 850 and 851, […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Research & Development

    Sustainable Marine Energy, the tidal energy technology specialist, the University of Dundee, marine equipment supplier, Gael Force Group and the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) are exploring the development of a ‘groutless’ anchoring approach, derived from techniques currently used in highly energetic marine energy sites. The technology could significantly support the aquaculture industry in finding […]

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  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When a Belgium-based dredging company required two anchors of a type not commonly available, they knew where to turn. Theo Kloosterman, Manager of Damen Anchor & Chain Factory (AKF), takes up the story: “The client was looking for two High Holding Power NAF type anchors, for their dredging vessel. This is a comparable anchor to […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Mooring solution provider Mooreast has delivered 12 units of its 26 ton MA5S anchor. 12 units of 26 ton Mooreast MA5S anchor complete with 10.2 ton ballast in anchor fluke and cutter points on the fluke tips were loaded out from Mooreast’s Singapore Benoi yard. The assembled anchors, with an approximate weight of 36.2 ton […]

  • 4 June 2018

    The M/V Bluefort floatel has arrived at the Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea to provide a home for up to 200 workers as they commission the project’s 70 Adwen 5MW turbines.

  • 9 January 2006

    New Delhi, Jan. 8: The shipping ministry has cleared a proposal for a feasibility study to set up a deep-water port at a suitable site on the Bengal coast. A senior ministry official said a global tender would be floated soon to appoint consultants for the job.

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

    A total of 12 units of Mooreast MA5S anchors have been successfully installed for 2 newly developed oilfields in the Gulf of Thailand last month. Each of these MA5S anchor weighs 12 tons and comes with 4.7 ton ballast as well as class certification for permanent mooring. According to Mooreast’s client, these MA5S anchors have met […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Deep Sea Mooring and Vryhof Anchors have secured a contract to provide mooring and anchoring services to Cooper Energy.

  • 19 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Scotrenewables Tidal Power has completed deployment of its modular anchoring system at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) ahead of the installation of its SR2000 2 MW floating tidal turbine.

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Indian forces dropped anchor from the burning SSL Kolkata on June 16, only days after the ship caught fire off Sandheads.

  • 18 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has announced the beginning of marine operations related to anchor trials and anchor installations in West Bay and FORCE demonstration area in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia. The announced operations will take place from August 19-26, 2015. In a notice issued by FORCE, it is stated […]

  • 17 June 2016

    An anchored heavy lift carrier was boarded by four robbers armed with guns off Batu Ampar, Batam Island, Indonesia, according to data released by International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Centre (IMB PRC). During the attack, which occurred on June 16, the robbers held hostage the duty AB at gun point, stole ship’s engine spares and escaped. At the time of the […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    A team of US-based researchers has teamed up with industry representatives in developing a new mooring system for floating offshore wind turbines that uses an integrated network of anchors and lines to hold dozens or even hundreds of turbines in place in the ocean in industrial-scale, offshore wind farms. Civil and environmental engineers Sanjay R. Arwade and […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Vryhof Anchors said it has recently secured a number of landmark contracts for its STEVSHARK REX anchoring solution. The contracts are with Anglo-French independent operator Perenco and its Congolese subsidiary Perenco Congo; Maersk Drilling in Trinidad; and international EPC contactor CNGS Group. In addition, two STEVSHARK REX’s will also be deployed by Jan De Nul […]