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  • 2 April 2020

    Due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, the 7th PRIMaRE conference will be held online, with no charge for attendance. The call for abstracts is open and has been extended until Friday 17th April 2020. Further information including the format of this virtual conference will be sent to registered delegates and announced on the PRIMaRE website […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Research & Development

    Carnegie said it has achieved the first milestones of its new CETO ‘Digital Development Pathway’. Namely, the company has developed the machine-learning-based Wave Predictor capable of predicting the characteristics of waves that will reach the CETO Unit up to 30 seconds in the future. This is the first product in Carnegie’s so-called intelligent control products […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    To ensure safe crew changes on board dredgers and offshore vessels during the COVID-19 pandemic, DEME will charter a hotel ship for pre-quarantining as of this weekend. The ship is moored in Ostend, said the company in their latest release. Earlier, DEME took the measure to no longer change crews on board until 17 April […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Safety

    Geoquip Marine has adopted several measures to enable the company to maintain full operational effectiveness in the face of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Geoquip Marine has seen signs of weakness in the oil and gas market at the same time as the pandemic took hold. According to the company, it is a different situation in […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Safety

    Tekmar Group companies, Subsea Innovation and Tekmar Energy, have joined forces to manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE) for NHS workers in the North East of England. Subsea Innovation and Tekmar Energy have responded to the coronavirus pandemic and have begun manufacturing protective face shields for front line NHS workers at their facilities in Darlington (Subsea […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has said that due to the global COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, as of today, 17 March 2020, the Orkney Renewable and Innovation Campus (ORIC) will restrict public access to the Robert Rendall and Charles Clouston buildings. All planned visits to EMEC have been canceled and the measures have been put […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    In response to the current market environment, oil major Shell has decided to reduce its operating costs by up to $4 billion in 2020 and to cut its capital expenditure from $25 billion to $20 billion.

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) will be postponed to 30 June 2020. “In view of the recent developments surrounding the COVID-19 (corona) virus and Boskalis’ concern for the health of its shareholders, management, supervisory board members and employees, the AGM that was to be held […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Australia’s Woodside is postponing final investment decisions for its Scarborough, Pluto Train 2 and Browse liquefied natural gas growth projects worth more than $50 billion in a response to the oil price crash and the COVID-19 pandemic. Woodside announced a number of measures on Friday which include an approximately 50 per cent reduction in spending […]

  • 16 March 2020

    LNG engineer TechnipFMC has put its planned split into TechnipFMC and Technip Energies on hold.

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects

    Due to the limited impacted of the COVID-19 outbreak during the first quarter of 2020, offshore drilling contractor Odfjell Drilling was able to post a higher profit than in the first quarter of 2019.

  • 26 March 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    The developers behind the Woodfibre liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project on Canada’s West Coast are pushing back the start of construction. Woodfibre LNG, owned by Pacific Oil & Gas, planned to start construction on a 2.1 million metric tonnes per annum LNG terminal and associated facilities this summer. However, the project has been postponed […]

  • 20 March 2020

    Carnival has offered select cruise ships for use as temporary hospitals to help address COVID-19.

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    WavEC Offshore Renewables has temporarily closed its office given the current COVID-19 pandemic situation. Following the official recommendations and the World Health Organization, WavEC has implemented a plan of measures and best practices, which includes remote work for employees. “We believe that the measures taken will ensure the continuity and quality of the services we […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has been following the Dutch Government’s advisory measures with regard to limiting the spread of the virus. IADC had plans to host two events in June in The Netherlands. Both of these events are postponed. The events schedule for this year […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Seabed Geosolutions is feeling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its activity. A significant ongoing project in the Middle East has been cancelled and another project that was scheduled to start imminently in Brazil has been postponed. In response, Seabed will implement rigorous cost and capex reduction measures. A deep water project in Brazil, […]

  • 23 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction of the Fehmarnbelt immersed tunnel, connecting Denmark and Germany, is set to begin on January 01, 2021. The 18-meter long Fehmarnbelt link will connect Rødbyhavn on Lolland and the German island of Fehmarn. The Danish authorities have given the approval for the start of construction. The work on the German side is planned to begin […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Human Capital

    Van Oord plans to lay off approximately 500 employees globally due to COVID-19 impacts on the business. Van Oord stated that the coronavirus situation is having a major impact on the company as it is facing a decline in turnover and deterioration in results. The Rotterdam-headquartered company estimates a decrease of approximately 500 employees, of […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Exploration & Production, Infrastructure, Market outlooks, Outlook & strategy

    In its global energy outlook, Rystad Energy revealed that the Covid-19 downturn will expedite peak oil demand, putting a lid on exploration efforts in remote offshore areas and as a result reducing the world’s recoverable oil by around 282 billion barrels.

  • 26 March 2020

    The developers behind the Woodfibre liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project on Canada’s West Coast are pushing back the start of construction. Woodfibre LNG, owned by Pacific Oil & Gas, planned to start construction on a 2.1 million metric tonnes per annum LNG terminal and associated facilities this summer. However, the project has been postponed […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Research & Development

    Subsea engineering firm JFD said it will bring to market a new patient ventilator system to support global health systems in fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. JFD has responded to the UK Government’s Rapidly Manufactured Ventilator System call to manufacturers, to support the provision of essential medical equipment to the front-line NHS. According to JFD, […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    96 percent of Europe’s wind turbine and component manufacturing factories continue to operate, WindEurope said. Currently, only seven wind energy manufacturing sites are closed, according to WindEurope. All of them are located in Spain and Italy, the countries with the strictest lockdown regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In Spain, the closed factories are […]