The majority of the world’s offshore drilling units are now eligible for remote survey after classification society ABS has introduced a range of new remote survey options for offshore assets.
Norway-based offshore operator SolstadFarstad has agreed a new deal with maritime technology provider GNS to fulfil all of its digital and paper navigation requirements, as part of a fixed-price bundle contact.
Global Eagle Entertainment it has signed a three-year agreement with subsea specialist Swire Seabed, which will see Global Eagle provide connectivity systems to the offshore vessel Seabed Constructor.
Inmarsat is looking to increase its focus on the energy sector with the launch of a new set of Fleet Xpress plans designed specifically to meet the requirements of offshore support vessels (OSVs).
Marine Software in the UK has completed the supply of its MPMWin - Marine Planned Maintenance software to CMI Offshore, for use on its range of drilling and production support vessels.
UK Electronic Solutions, part of the NSSLGlobal Group, has launched a new self-contained motion and impact monitoring system called Oceanic Dynamics, which aims to allow offshore vessels to monitor and report impact on structures, as well as advising on engine performance and reliability.
Halul Offshore Services Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Milaha, reports that it has recently procured an Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) ship handling simulator for training of its staff, the first of its kind in Qatar.
Kongsberg Maritime, Norwegian shipping company Østensjo and the Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute (Marintek) are working on a new joint R&D project for operations using motion compensated and telescopic gangways, typically found on accommodation vessels in the offshore sector.
Videotel reports that it has launched its 500th computer-based training (CBT) e-Learning course.
Amsterdam-based DeepOcean has selected Fugro to provide precise satellite positioning services for its entire offshore engineering fleet.
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