Wind farm maintenance robot wins funding

A project involving the Universities of Bristol, Manchester, and Royal Holloway, along with Wootzano, a British company specialising in the development of electronic skin for robots, has been awarded GBP4.2 million (USD5.3 million) in government funding. The […]

New data development to improve seabed mapping

Geotechnical service provider Fugro has provided more than 110,000 km2 of high-resolution bathymetry data to improve quality and coverage of seabed mapping in the North Atlantic Ocean. The bathymetry data, which roughly covers an area the […]

Damen to produce new aggregate dredger

Aggregates production company Hanson has given Damen Shipyards green light to build a new marine aggregate dredger, MAD 3500, to join its fleet. The MAD 3500’s limited dimensions are suited to operate within the Shoreham […]

Subsea power grids undergo final testing

Electrical equipment and automation provider ABB and industrial manufacturing company Siemens are in the final stages of testing their subsea power-distribution stations. The stations connect to a topside or above-water generator, such as a wind […]

Jan de Nul adds three WIDs to fleet

Jan de Nul Group has announced it will add three more water injection dredgers (WID) to its expanding fleet. The seagoing WIDs are converted offshore supply vessels with work being carried out by the Singapore […]

EMAR welcomes new harbour tug

EMAR Offshore Services, a Dutch tug owner, has taken delivery of a Damen azimuth stern drive (ASD) harbor Tug 2811. The ASD tug, named E-TWO, will be used by EMAR for its harbor operations and […]

Tian Kun Hao entered into operation

China’s new cutter suction dredger (CSD), the Tian Kun Hao, rumoured to be the largest dredger of its kind in Asia, has been put into operation in March. The dredger was put out to sea […]

Kobelco launches larger excavator

Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe has launched its largest excavator yet at Europe’s construction trade fair, BAUMA, at the beginning of April 2019. The Kobelco SK850LC-10E, is the latest addition to the Japanese manufacturing firm’s Generation […]

SABCA DEME to provide drone inspection services

SABCA, an aerospace industry supplier and DEME Offshore have entered into a partnership for the development and deployment of unmanned vehicles to perform surveillance and inspection services for offshore wind farms. Both companies argue that […]