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Seaborne Nuclear Power Plant Docks in Russia

Sep 16, 2019

Russia's first-floating nuclear power plant has arrived to its permanent base near an isolated Russian town across the Bering Strait from Alaska, Russian state nuclear energy company Rosatom said on Saturday.Developed by Rosatom, the plant, known as 'Akademik Lomonosov', set off on a 5,000 km (3,100 mile) journey on Aug. 23 through Arctic waters to reach the Chukotka region. Rosatom said it aims to make the floating station operational by the year-end…

AIDAperla Receives Corvus Battery System

Sep 13, 2019

Carnival Corporation's Germany brand AIDA Cruises and Corvus Energy have signed a deal to retrofit the AIDAperla with a 10MW battery pack, the largest to date set to be featured on a cruise vessel.'The order is for a 10MWh Energy Storage System (ESS) to be installed on board AIDAperla in 2020…

Shared CTV Monitoring Drives Efficiencies for Wind Farm Ops

Sep 06, 2019

Shared monitoring systems that provide comprehensive insight into CTV capabilities and limitations will support safety, planning & cost reduction for offshore wind owners. Offshore wind project owners are missing out on significant cost savings…

DNV GL's Probabilistic Digital Twin Launch

Sep 05, 2019

DNV GL proposes the “Probabilistic Digital Twin” (PDT) to close the gap between digital twins – used increasingly by operators to manage the performance of their assets – and risk analysis still largely conducted manually before assets enter service…

Harvey Gulf Continues Global Expansion

Sep 03, 2019

The Company announced today that its two PSV 3250’s arrived without incident in Nigeria on August 12, 2019 and immediately began one-year contracts.CEO Shane Guidry commented, “We want to thank our local partner and our Nigeria employees for working 100 percent within our policies…

PGNiG Starts Norwegian Drilling

Sep 02, 2019

Polish state-controlled oil and gas company PGNiG said its unit PGNiG Upstream Norway started drilling an exploration well in licence area PL838 (the Shrek prospect) on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, for the first time in the role of the operator…

EDS Provides Cable Testing to Vattenfall at Horns Rev 1

Aug 27, 2019

High voltage engineering specialist EDS HV Group (EDS), part of the UK’s leading marine services company – James Fisher and Sons plc, has carried out an innovative cable testing campaign for Vattenfall at Horns Rev 1 after the windfarm had experienced network issues…

Corvus Energy Wins MSA from DNV GL

Aug 26, 2019

Corvus Energy, a provider of energy storage solutions for marine, oil & gas and port applications, announced that DNV GL and Corvus Energy have completed the DNV GL Manufacturer Product Quality Assessment (MPQA) and have signed a Manufacturing Survey Arrangement (MSA)…

L&T Consortium Wins Saudi Aramco Deal

Aug 23, 2019

Indian multinational conglomerate Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) announced that a consortium of its arm L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Limited (LTHE),  and EMAS AMC PTE Ltd (A Subsea7 Company)  has been awarded a project by Saudi Aramco for offshore jackets…

UDS Lines Up Work for Ultra Deep Matisse

Aug 22, 2019

Singapore-based Ultra Deep Solutions (UDS) said it has signed the newbuild dive support vessel Ultra Deep Matisse to a long term contract for a major EPC player. The contract is said to be worth between $50 million to $250 million.The 143-meter…

Cameron LNG Begins Commercial Service

Aug 20, 2019

North American energy infrastructure company Sempra Energy said that the first train of the Cameron liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction export project in Louisiana has started commercial operations under Cameron's tolling agreements.Train…

First Production for Freeport LNG

Aug 20, 2019

Freeport LNG has reached a new milestone - it has become the sixth major US liquefaction facility to start up, with the operator confirming that production had begun at the Texas facility.'McDermott International along with its partners, Chiyoda International Corporation and Zachry Group…

Centrica Extends Stork Contract

Aug 12, 2019

Fluor Corporation announced that Stork, part of Fluor’s Diversified Services segment, was awarded a contract extension by Centrica Storage Limited to continue providing fabric maintenance and associated services for the company’s UK onshore and offshore oil and gas assets…

Qatar Invests in US Midstream Crude firm

Aug 09, 2019

Qatar's sovereign wealth fund Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has purchased a significant stake in US-based Oryx Midstream Services, the largest privately held crude midstream provider in the Permian Basin.The stake was acquired from an affiliate of Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners…

DNV GL Can Issue IECRE Certificates Now

Aug 08, 2019

The international accredited registrar and classification society DNV GL has become the world’s first certification body approved to issue IECRE - International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) System for Certification to Standards relating…

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