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  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Waypoint Leasing, a helicopter leasing company based in Ireland, has agreed to deliver one AW139 helicopter to HEVILIFT Group to be used in support of the offshore oil and gas sector in the Asia-Pacific region. HEVILIFT is a provider of solutions for the transportation of personnel and equipment in a variety of fields, including resource sector […]

  • 11 December 2018

    Waypoint Leasing Holding, one of the world’s largest helicopter leasing companies which recently filed for bankruptcy protection, is set to be acquired Macquarie Group.

  • 4 November 2014
    Equipment

    Limerick, Ireland-based helicopter financier, Waypoint Leasing, has reached an agreement with First Reserve, the largest global private equity and infrastructure investment firm exclusively focused on energy, to acquire a portfolio of 31 in-demand, new technology helicopters. According to a press release by Waypoint, the portfolio includes 18 AgustaWestland AW139s, 11 Sikorsky S-92s and two Sikorsky S76C++ […]

  • 15 January 2006

    At 0545GMT on Monday 16 January ABN AMRO ONE passed the Eclipse Island scoring waypoint to notch up the 3.5 points for the leader and then, exactly 63 minutes later, team sister ABN AMRO TWO passed the waypoint to take the next three points.

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    As offshore wind projects are moving further offshore, and turbine manufacturers are installing hoist platforms on their turbines, there is now a growing interest from helicopter operators in learning more about possible market opportunities in the industry, according to Waypoint North, an independent offshore aviation consultancy. Helicopters are expected to become an important part of future […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Seafloor Systems, a provider of customized hydrographic mapping solutions, has designed the EchoBoat-G2 unmanned survey vessel (USV) that is said to be able to execute survey missions via remote control or semi-autonomous, utilizing the company’s mission planner drone software. According to the company with its the AutoNav auto pilot module, the operator can pre-plan survey waypoints, […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New England District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recently awarded a contract to dredge the channel and anchorage of the Royal River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Yarmouth, Maine. Dredging operations have been revised to commence on October 20, 2014 and will be completed by April 1, 2015. The dredged sediments […]

  • 10 January 2006

    It is time to break out the chocolate onboard ABN AMRO ONE (Mike Sanderson) to celebrate crossing the second ice waypoint last night and passing the first scoring gate on leg two of the Volvo Ocean Race. They have now earned 3.5 points

  • 17 January 2006

    Having passed the Eclipse Island waypoint and collected 3.5 points Mike Sanderson and team aboard ABN AMRO ONE are still leading the second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race but the ever-threatening teammates aboard ABN AMRO TWO are just two miles astern.

  • 6 July 2005

    You may remember that the departure of the fleet from Boston was marked by very light winds. Things have been very different since then. Leg six of the Global Challenge yacht race looked very straightforward at first sight: Boston to La Rochelle with just one waypoint to the southeast of Newfoundland. This was to be […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    A recent trials partnership between Sonardyne International Ltd. and Oceaneering International, Inc. has resulted in the development of a Fly-By-Wire (FBW) system for ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) control in any water depth, allowing the vehicle to hold station indefinitely and navigate to real-world coordinates automatically. A Sonardyne SPRINT system was installed on one of Oceaneering’s […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Subsea 7 has appointed MeteoGroup as its offshore weather forecasting provider for UKCS and Canada operations. MeteoGroup should provide meteorological and metocean consultancy and services to help maximise operational efficiency. The contract includes forecasting for fixed locations, specific sites and routes plus medium range forecasts via the Ensemble Prediction System (EPS). MeteoGroup will also provide its […]

  • 16 March 2012

    World-leading marine electronics brands Lowrance and Simrad Yachting announce the next-generation of the revolutionary sonar imaging system, the LSS-2 StructureScan® HD. Raising the bar in fish and structure-finding technology, the new system delivers more side-to-side coverage as well as greater target and bottom definition, allowing users to cover more water faster with unprecedented clarity and […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    World-leading marine electronics brands Lowrance and Simrad Yachting announce the next-generation of the revolutionary sonar imaging system, the LSS-2 StructureScan® HD. Raising the bar in fish and structure-finding technology, the new system delivers more side-to-side coverage as well as greater target and bottom definition, allowing users to cover more water faster with unprecedented clarity and […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A recent trials partnership between Sonardyne International Ltd. and Oceaneering International, Inc. has resulted in the development of a Fly-By-Wire (FBW) system for ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) control in any water depth, allowing the vehicle to hold station indefinitely and navigate to real-world coordinates automatically. A Sonardyne SPRINT system was installed on one of Oceaneering’s […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The Oceanscience Z-Boat 1800 remotely-operated hydrographic survey boat has just completed final trials with an on-board autonomous waypoint navigation system, and is now ready to get surveying. The latest GNSS controlled, IMU aided “robo” Z-Boat option is a result of a partnership between The Oceanscience Group (USA), MSubs (UK) and Swathe Services (UK) and adds […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Research & Development

    A team of geoscientists led by Caltech has used fiber optic communications cables stationed at the bottom of the North Sea as a giant seismic network, tracking earthquakes and ocean waves. The project was, in part, a proof of concept. Oceans cover two-thirds of the earth’s surface, but placing permanent seismometers under the sea is […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Denmark-based offshore aviation consulting and safety assurance provider SeaState Aviation has opened offices in London and Hamburg, reflecting the company’s increased focus on offshore wind and oil & gas markets in the UK and Germany. “We have seen an increasing demand for our project management, audit, certification and inspection services from the offshore wind and […]

  • 25 February 2020

    CLEANCOR Energy Solutions, a SEACOR Holdings company, completed an acquisition of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station located in Palm Springs, California.

  • 11 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. has sold four Perry XLX Generation 2 (G2) Work-Class Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) to Technip. French based Technip, a company which is a world leader in project management, engineering and construction for the energy industry, will deploy two of the vehicles in Southeast Asia on its newbuild flexlay construction vessel, the […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Denmark-based offshore aviation consulting and safety assurance provider SeaState Aviation has opened offices in London and Hamburg, reflecting the company’s increased focus on offshore wind and oil & gas markets in the UK and Germany. “We have seen an increasing demand for our project management, audit, certification and inspection services from the offshore wind and […]

  • 9 August 2011

    The U.S. military wants an underwater robot that’s strong enough to stay at sea for months, and smart enough to avoid any obstacles it might find along the way. The American Navy has hundreds of manned ships and subs, of course. But it’s a big ocean out there: they can’t be everywhere at once. So […]