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  • 12 October 2007

    The Maltese Falcon is a clipper sailing luxury yacht owned by American hectomillionaire Tom Perkins. It one of the largest privately-owned sailing yachts in the world at 88 metres (289.1 feet), after yachts such as Royal Huisman’s Athena and Lurssen’s Eos . Ken Freivokh Design were the appointed designers (after an invention from the German […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Collaboration, Research & Development, Technology

    Wind-and-solar-powered USV manufacturer Saildrone has entered into a partnership with the Alliance for Digital Innovation (ADI). ADI is a forward-thinking group of companies advocating for commercial innovation in the public sector. “Earth’s oceans play a vital role providing millions of blue economy jobs, providing a food source for billions of people, and regulating global weather […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    DEME Group’s jack-up vessel Innovation is undergoing a major maintenance and repair program at the Damen Verolme yard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. According to DEME, the program is almost completed and saw the installation of two new leg sections on the offshore installation vessel. After the extensive dry dock, Innovation will set sail to the SeaMade offshore […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Storage

    The Ocean Power Innovation Network (OPIN) Project has launched its Innovation Support programme. Under the programme three different types of Innovation Support is made available to SMEs (Small or Medium sized Enterprises). OPIN partners will offer a Technology Assessment Process (TAP) to SMEs, free of charge. During a TAP, OPIN partners will discuss with the […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The government of Canada has launched a Strategic Innovation Fund to attract and support large-scale business investments across all sectors of the economy.

  • 31 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    One person has died and two other were injured as a result of the breaking wave that hit the drilling rig COSL Innovator on Wednesday, December 30, Statoil and COSL confirmed. COSL Innovator is under contract to Statoil at the Troll field in the North Sea, west of Bergen. As informed, the two injured people […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Nova Innovation has been declared one of the winners at the regional Shell Springboard competition, securing its place in the national finals to be held next month.

  • 1 May 2015

    BSI, a business standards company has published, together with Innovate UK, has published a guide called PD 6900 Environmental impact assessment for offshore renewable energy projects. The guidance was developed by BSI using a consensus-based approach, and has had input from key organizations such as RenewableUK, the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Marine Scotland among others. […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and CENSIS, the Innovation Centre for Sensor & Imaging Systems, are collaborating to support innovation and development of new sensor technologies. By helping innovative sensor technologies develop through technology readiness levels (TRL) and providing independent performance verification as technologies enter the market, the partnership aims to fast track novel […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Semco Maritime, an international engineering company, is to refurbish and service semi-submersible rig Island Innovator. The rig will arrive at Semco Maritime’s dock area at Hanøytangen, Bergen, in early March. Island Innovator is owned by Island Drilling and operated by Odfjell Drilling. The rig is constructed in 2012 and fitted with accommodation areas with one-man […]

  • 14 December 2012

    At its shipyard in Sliedrecht on 16th of May 2012 IHC Merwede launched the stationary cutter suction dredger (CSD) Miondo, another custom-built IHC Beaver®. The launch and naming ceremony was performed by Erica Currie, the wife of Douglas Currie, managing director of Marina & Ports Services Ltd, the future owner of the vessel. The contract […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Research & Development, Technology

    EU-funded researchers have developed a prototype wind energy system that works at much higher altitudes, where winds are stronger and more constant, dramatically increasing electricity production. A commercialised product is in the pipeline. Most wind energy comes from turbines 150 metres above ground level. Winds at this altitude are however weak and intermittent, with most […]

  • 27 December 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) has launched a new Innovator Toolkit for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to guide them through the energy sector transformation.

  • 8 August 2019

    Subsea Innovation, part of Tekmar Group, is moving forward with preparation of five launch and recovery systems (LARS) planned to be dispatched to clients soon. The projects are carried out by Subsea Innovation’s teams of engineers and technicians in its workshop in Darlington, UK. The 40,000 sq ft facility offers three work bays, each 42 […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES) is seeking to recruit a Senior Innovation Engineer who will be responsible for the design and development of the WES innovation programme.

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has signed a production sharing contract (PSC) with SK Innovation Co., Ltd. (SK) for Block 17/08 in the South China Sea. CNOOC is a parent company of CNOOC Limited, China’s offshore oil and gas producer. SK Innovation is a South Korean oil refining company, engaging in the development of oil projects […]

  • 31 December 2015
    Exploration & Production

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has decided to investigate a fatal incident that occurred on the COSL Pioneer drilling rig at the Troll field on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, when one person was killed and two others injured. As previously reported, a big wave hit the living quarters of the COSL Innovator drilling unit during the […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Tidal energy player Nova Innovation is looking to crowdfund £500,000 on investment platform Seedrs to fast-track its technology and accelerate growth across Europe and North America. In 2016, Nova installed the world’s first offshore tidal array. Located in the Shetland Islands, Scotland, the turbines have been generating electricity and exporting to the grid for over […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The BMT’s advanced Integrated Confined Dredge Material Placement (CDMP) design methodology has won the ‘Innovative Dredging Technology of the Year’ category at the Dredging and Port Construction Awards 2018. The judges spotlighted the advanced design methodology for CDMP as one of the most powerful reclamation modelling tools in the dredging industry. It provides port owners, […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The IHC Merwede stand (number 2625) will feature a diverse range of innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support activities at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC). The company is exhibiting at the annual event in Texas, USA, which runs from 6 to 9 May and is expected to attract 80,000 attendees from more than […]

  • 18 January 2017

    Subsea Innovation has completed the design, manufacture and testing of two Hydraulic Power Units (HPU) for Saipem America. The HPUs will be installed on board the Saipem Castorone pipe laying vessel. Saipem Castorone is designed for installation of large-diameter pipelines in deep and ultra-deep waters as well as extreme environments. The HPUs were commissioned for operation with […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Norwegian project engineering company Semco Maritime has completed the upgrade project on the Island Innovator semi-submersible drilling rig.  Semco said on Tuesday that the rig left the company’s yard at Hanøytangen on Friday, February 24. The rig has been in the yard since September 2016. After various modification and service work, the rig will now […]