Marine seismic survey company Shearwater GeoServices said Monday it had won a contract with Total E&P Angola for a 4D monitor marine seismic acquisition survey.
UK-based wave power technology company Mocean Energy, and subsea battery developer EC-OG have teamed up with Chrysaor, Modus, OGTC, and Baker Hughes to fund the demonstration of a wave-powered renewable energy system for running subsea equipment. The companies have invested £1.6 million into the program.
Kongsberg Digital has signed a partnership agreement with OrbitMI to add its maritime intelligence, compliance, vessel tracking and vessel performance software applications to the Kognifai Marketplace. From today, OrbitMI will offer three different applications via Kognifai: Orbit OMI, Orbit Comply and Orbit Reporter, making them available to users of Kongsberg Digital’s data infrastructure solution, Vessel Insight.
A set of welding robots will help Halter Marine to improve productivity as it ramps up to build the U.S. Coast Guard’s new Polar Security Cutter (PSC).
The Los Angeles Pilot Service has taken delivery of two new pilot boats equipped with full suites of quality Furuno marine electronics. The 56-foot Angels Pilot and Angels Navigator have been outfitted with complete integrated helm suites designed to assist in their mission of piloting ships in and out of Los Angeles Harbor, the busiest seaport in the western hemisphere. The pair of Camarc-designed boats were built by Vigor Industrial in Vancouver, Wash., and have made their way to their homeport in Los Angeles.
Wisconsin-based power solutions manufacturer Fairbanks Morse said it has delivered four FM 6L48/60CR engines to shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego for the newbuild USS John L. Canley (ESB 6). The ship is the sixth in the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command Expeditionary Transfer Dock (ESD)/Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program and is designed to serve as a mobile sea base that provides access to critical infrastructure for the deployment of forces and supplies.
Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has concluded an agreement with Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) to supply a total of six Kalmar AutoShuttles™ for use at the Port of Melbourne’s Webb Dock East. The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2021 Q1 order intake, with delivery expected to be completed towards the end of Q4 2021.
The UK is launching the world’s first network of underwater camera rigs to monitor and protect ocean wildlife.
One of the new technologies that is being developed is looking at how unmanned vessels can be used to expand capabilities and increase safety for the operators. A Singapore-based company, Zycraft, announced that it is developed unmanned fireboats.
Last year, satcom specialist IEC Telecom[i] highlighted that demand for digital technology had risen tenfold as maritime businesses embraced new ways of working during the coronavirus pandemic. But why has it taken a pandemic to change attitudes to technology?
The US oil industry could save more than $7 billion in wages by replacing human roughnecks with robots on rigs, according to a report from Rystad Energy.
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Fincantieri and the Italian energy technology company Enel X will work together to build and deploy new technologies to support improving the environmental performance and operations to port infrastructure with electricity-powered solutions for ground logistics services. The move comes as the Italian shipbuilder seeks new growth business and opportunities to expand its infrastructure and non-shipbuilding revenues.