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  • 23 September 2016
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development

    A 12-week public consultation on two draft Guidance documents to help support the development of offshore renewable energy in Ireland has opened yesterday, 22 September. The draft documents aim to provide Guidance on the preparation of Environment Impact Statements (EIS) and Natura Impact Statements (NIS) for offshore renewable energy projects and Guidance on Marine Baseline […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The purpose behind the use of the ocean acoustic technology is to find out real depth of a base port so it could be adjusted to the specified engineering design. Also, the technology shows exact type of seabed material, the geotechnical aspect and the calculation of the volume of material that needs to be dredged. […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced the release of a new CEDA guidance paper by its Working Group on Effective Contract-Type Selection (WGECS), initiated by the CEDA Dredging Management Commission (DMC). This new guidance paper, along with the Checklist for Successful Management released by CEDA in 2017, aims to assist parties to works contract […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Research & Development

    The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) newly published ‘Guidance on Health, Fitness and Medical Issues in Diving Operations’ (IMCA D 061) has been prepared in response to concerns about how best to address certain problematic diver health, fitness and medical issues identified by IMCA’s Diving Division members. “IMCA members have become concerned that the number of workplace incidents […]

  • 10 October 2017

    Finnish engine maker Wärtsilä has acquired Guidance Marine Limited, a privately owned company providing vessel positioning technology. According to a Wärtsilä statement, Guidance Marine has offices in the UK, Singapore and the USA and the company is recognised in the marine industry for sensor solutions relating to dynamic positioning and other vessel control systems, such as […]

  • 26 January 2016

    United States Environmental Protection Agency recently issued comments on the draft guidance manual for environmental report preparation for applications filed under the natural gas act.

  • 10 September 2015
    Authorities & Government

    Local Energy Scotland has launched the Scottish Government’s Good Practice Principles for Community Benefits from Offshore Renewables. In line with the onshore counterpart, the Scottish Government wishes to see Scotland’s communities sharing in the benefits of the country’s rich natural resources. Developers are encouraged to consider and adhere to the document on any forthcoming offshore […]

  • 7 December 2016

    Marine seismic firm Polarcus has lowered its full year guidance for the estimated multi-client prefunding for 2016. The company has said that it expects to report a prefunding level of 120 percent for the full year 2016, down from previously guided 150 percent. Also, the estimated multi-client investment of $45 million for the full year […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Houston-based McDermott has again increased its full-year 2017 earnings expectations ahead of last year’s final quarter financial report.  Guidance for the full-year 2017 has been updated where McDermott said it expects earnings per share between 60 and 63 cents, with revenues at some $3 billion. “The 2017 full-year guidance is being increased from the guidance included […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) said it has released a revised version of its ‘Guidance on Subsea Metrology’. The objective of subsea metrology is to determine accurately the relative horizontal and vertical distance between subsea assets, as well as their relative heading and attitude. Most commonly this is for pipeline connections and the document uses […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Murphy Oil is boosting its capex guidance for the year by $50 million. 

  • 27 May 2016
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has issued guidance on when new marine Natura 2000 sites should be taken into account in offshore renewable energy consents and licences. The Habitats Directive and the Birds Directive require that sites for certain species and habitat types are protected. These form part of the network of […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) has issued revised ‘Guidelines for Lifting Operations’ after an extensive review of all sections of the document, and added appendices on subsea lifts, diving operations, lifting personnel, lifting at extreme heights and dismantlement of offshore structures. The additions to the main body of the Guidance document are designed to ensure greater levels of safety, IMCA said. The additions include: a new lift planning flowchart; a […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Saipem has lowered its full-year revenue estimates by some €500 million, reportedly due to delays in the award of contracts and variations in the execution schedule of few projects. The Italian oilfield services player said it expects to achieve revenues of approximately €10.5 billion for 2016, down from previously estimated €11 billion in February this year. […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Engineering and construction specialist Subsea 7 has warned of ‘significant headwinds’ as it expects the coronavirus pandemic and sharp drop in oil prices to impact its capacity to meet 2020 guidance. Subsea 7 has therefore withdrawn its previous guidance and outlook, which saw its revenue and adjusted EBITDA higher than in 2019. The company reported […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Lloyd’s Register (LR) has released guidance notes for inspection with next-generation drone and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The company said the new guidance approach supports industry in the safe and effective deployment of these systems that can significantly improve productivity gains through reducing risk exposure, survey times and in-service inspection costs of offshore, marine and onshore infrastructure. […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Research & Development

    An industry workgroup has issued new guidance aimed at helping companies to plan decommissioning more efficiently, Oil & Gas UK informed. Common Data Access (CDA), the Oil & Gas UK subsidiary, has worked with the Shell Brent Decommissioning Project and the School of Law at the University of Aberdeen to create the first publicly available […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Research & Development, Technology

    Guidance Marine, part of the Wärtsilä group, has developed a new version of its targetless laser sensor which is specially designed for use on wind farm Service Operation Vessels (SOVs).

  • 8 July 2015

    Ophir Energy said the company’s production is on track to meet expectations for the full year.

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Denmark’s DONG Energy has increased its group operating profit (EBITDA) guidance for 2016 to DKK 24-25 billion from a previous range of DKK 20-23 billion. The company’s Wind Power division is now expected to report EBITDA towards the high end of the DKK 10-12 billion range. DONG has also specified its gross investments towards the lower end […]

  • 9 December 2015

    DNV GL has published the first industry standard providing guidance on offshore personnel transfer by gangway. DNVGL-ST-0358 will contribute in documenting and securing safe operational performance of offshore gangway solutions and contribute to predictability and transparency within the industry, DNV GL said. “By addressing a complete set of requirement for materials, strength, safety and functionality as […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Research & Development

    Sonardyne International and Guidance Marine have partnered on a project that will help unmanned autonomous vessels navigate, even when they lose access to global navigation satellite systems (GNSS).  The project will combine Sonardyne’s underwater positioning systems and Guidance Marine’s relative surface positioning systems into one integrated solution to enable vessels to maintain safe passage in […]