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  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Ocean Installer said it has secured two subsea umbilicals risers and flowlines (SURF) contracts with Statoil. The two contracts, comprise work from 2018 through 2020 on the Snorre, Troll, Njord, Åsgard, Bauge, Fenja and Dvalin fields. The first contract is for subsea lines modification (SLM) work, with offshore activities containing complex riser change-out operations, set […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Research & Development

    Martin & Ottaway has formed a new company, SurfWEC, that will develop wave energy converters (WECs) using patented features that are expected to increase energy recovery rates by an order of magnitude over legacy WEC systems. SurfWEC said it has broken through the barriers holding back wave energy recovery technologies from successfully and economically harnessing […]

  • 23 September 2005

    The cruise industry’s answer to “Whatever will they think of next?” is surfing – on board a ship. A surf park that makes waves for stand-up surfing or body-boarding will debut on Freedom of the Seas when the new vessel begins sailing from Miami in June.

  • 8 August 2012
    Environment

    Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) is concerned with E-ON’s Draft Environmental Statement identifying potentially significant negative impacts on wave height of up to -22% at some of the country’s most popular and well established surfing beaches. This potential reduction would be an unacceptable level to SAS and the local surfing community. Surfing and other wave-related sports […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    Lankhorst Ropes is working with SurfWEC, a partnership led by marine engineering firm Martin & Ottaway, to determine the most efficient mooring system for SurfWEC’s wave energy converters (WECs). SurfWEC was formed to develop WECs using patented technology that shapes waves, enabling increased energy recovery rates. Lankhorst Ropes will develop a mooring system consisting of […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    With oil & gas production from mature fields declining, prospects offshore and in deeper waters are attracting more attention as a source to meet increasing oil & gas consumption. Such projects require Subsea Umbilicals, Risers & Flowlines (SURF) to be developed. According to visiongain’s analysis the global SURF market will reach $7.73bn in 2015. Key […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The first of hundreds of massive boulders will be moved into place at Kirra Point groyne today. Mayor Tom Tate said the work, to reinstate 30 metres of Kirra groyne that was removed in 1996, marks a significant milestone for one of the Gold Coast’s most iconic surf beaches. “The local surfing community asked City […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) was recently granted resource consent by Environment Canterbury to dredge the existing shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Whakaraupō. The Surfbreak Protection Society (SPS) subsequently appealed the consent, primarily over concerns about effects on local surf breaks. Peter Davie, LPC Chief Executive and Michael Gunson, SPS Research and Communications announced today that SPS […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Offshore installation and construction specialist Subsea 7 saw its profit drop in the third quarter of 2018. The company’s vessel utilization hit 2014-highs in the quarter, tendering activity is picking up, but pricing remains under pressure.

  • 10 December 2012

    Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) has announced that after its crucial intervention with E.ON, the Rampion offshore wind farm developers, potentially catastrophic damage to local surfing waves has now been averted. E.ON initially identified a potential reduction in wave height of up to 22% for surfing beaches in and around Brighton as a result of the […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    The pioneering Surf ‘n’ Turf hydrogen community energy project has been launched in Orkney by the Scottish Government’s Business, Innovation and Energy Minister, Paul Wheelhouse.

  • 8 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A joint industry project, entitled SURF IM, that aims to enable an integrated approach to integrity management of subsea, umbilical, riser and flowline (SURF) systems, and develop new best practice guidelines for subsea integrity management is underway. Wood Group Kenny are leading the project, which has support from twelve of the world’s leading international operators […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Project & Tenders

    GC Rieber Shipping has entered into a time charter agreement with Marine Platforms Limited (MPL) in West Africa for the SURF vessel Polar Onyx. The 130-meter flexible pipelay and subsea construction vessel will perform subsea construction/SURF installation and field development for end client Chevron. As GC Rieber informed, the charter starts promptly for a firm […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) are inviting members of the Bournemouth surfing and Isle of Wight waveriding community to join them to discuss the potential coastal and surfing impacts of the Navitus Bay offshore wind farm: The meetings will take place with the developers of the proposed offshore wind farm at the Lakeside Park Hotel, in […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) are inviting members of the Bournemouth surfing and Isle of Wight waveriding community to join them to discuss the potential coastal and surfing impacts of the Navitus Bay offshore wind farm: The meetings will take place with the developers of the proposed offshore wind farm at the Lakeside Park Hotel, in […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Whangamata Bar is regarded as one of New Zealand’s premier surfing waves. The steep faced left hander breaks along an ebb-tidal delta at the entrance to Whangamata Harbour. The wave often produces long makeable barrels and high performance sections. The sand bar that sculpts these classic waves is at the centre of an ongoing […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The North Topsail Beach is moving forward with the Phase 5 of the Shoreline Protection Project. Construction works, undertaken by Norfolk Dredging Company, started in late 2014 near 3588 Island Drive with the aim to reach the Surf City line. Sand for this restoration project is being taken offshore of North Topsail Beach and pumped onto the beach via pipeline. During […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Canadian developer Seawood Designs is offering to share more than ten years of developmental intellectual property (IP) with others developing point absorber wave energy converters (WECs).

  • 1 July 2010

    British-based flexibles supplier Wellstream has landed a new deal to supply SURF hardware Brazil under a deal with OGX. Wellstream’s new flexible’s plant in Niteroi, Brazil has been selected to supply subsea flowline,s umbilicals and flexible risers along with mid-water arches and related equipment and services under the deal with the Brazilian group.

  • 27 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The Scottish government has granted GBP 1.35 mln in funding to Orkney Surf ‘n’ Turf community renewables project. Orkney Surf ‘n’ Turf project will combine electricity from 2 tidal turbines and a wind turbine on Eday, which at times produce more power than can be used in the area. The excess electricity will be used […]

  • 12 August 2009

    An artificial surf reef off Boscombe beach (Bournemouth, UK) will increase the size of the waves for surfers, but how do you actually build an artificial surf reef? Here are some facts and figures about the project – and have your say… More: BBC News

  • 27 August 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    The Global Partnership for Ocean Wave Energy Technology (GPOWET) is a United Nations – Multi-Stakeholder Partnership formed to bring commercially-viable, utility scale ocean wave energy conversion (WEC) technology solutions. The founding members, Martin & Ottaway (M&O), SurfWEC, and the Stakeholder Forum (SF), believe that by combining solar, wind, and wave systems, they can bring economic […]