Technology

  • Al-Ofouq Class Patrol Vessels, Oman

    The Al-Ofouq class patrol vessels are being procured by the Royal Navy of Oman from Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine) to replace the Seeb class patrol vessels, which have been in service with the Navy since the early 1980s.

  • MTR100: Forum Energy Technologies

        Forum Energy Technologies (FET) is a $1.4 billion company, formed in the summer of 2010 in a five-way merger among Forum Oilfield Technologies, Triton Group, Subsea Services International, Global Flow Technologies and Allied Technology. Since then it has grown through acquisition and organically.

  • Taut Wire Joins STR Inventory

    Subsea Technology & Rentals Ltd (STR) announced the addition of SMT’s Light Weight Taut Wire to their equipment sales and rental inventory. STR signed an exclusive sales agency agreement to promote and sell SMT Taut Wire product globally.

  • Wood Group Pioneers Five JIPs

    Wood Group is leading five new joint industry  projects (JIPs) which will use the company’s extensive subsea experience to solve  industry-wide challenges.
     

  • Remote-Controlled Ferries by 2020?

    The first remote-controlled ferry demonstrator could hit the water within four to five years thanks to a new wave of research into operational efficiency based on ship intelligence solutions.

  • Taking Autonomy One Step at a Time

    U.S.-based Sea Machines is developing unmanned work boats for the maritime and offshore industries which it says will take the future of autonomous shipping forward one step at a time.

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Technology Partnership for Vital Information to Coastal Engineers

The National Oceanography Centre (NOC, UK) has entered into a two year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Marlan Maritime Technologies Ltd to develop innovative remote sensing services for the survey of intertidal zones. The project will see NOC’s Dr Paul Bell and KTP Associate Dr Cai Bird work with Marlan over the next two years to develop and then test techniques that will provide improvements to the quality and efficiency of delivering data services to the coastal engineering industry.

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Netherlands strong despite setbacks

According to Dutch trade body Netherlands Maritime Technology, in a recently released report, although 2015 was a challenging year for the maritime technology sector, Dutch companies performed exceptionally well.

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CFD Study Calculates FPSO Current Coefficients

BMT Fluid Mechanics (BMT), a subsidiary of the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy BMT Group Ltd, has recently completed a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) study for an oil major operating offshore Nigeria.

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