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    • Boskalis Retrofits Selected Offshore Vessels

      by Tina Olivero

      Boskalis will convert numerous vessels within its Offshore Energy division into hybrid vessels through the retrofitting of Energy Storage Systems, or ‘power packs’. The conversions, which entail a sizable capital investment, will reduce the vessels’ fuel consumption and associated carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions by an average of up to twenty percent. The systems […]

    • XL Global Group Strengthens Business Development Team

      by Tina Olivero

      Graeme Simpson is promoted to the position after three years with the engineering conglomerate’s sales operation. In his new role, he is responsible for the UK business development team and is the focal point for developing XL Global Group partner brands, including a number of key robotics, power distribution, and automation systems providers. Colin Laird, CEO […]

    • Bay du Nord Environmental Assessment Approval

      by Tina Olivero

      The Government of Canada approved the environmental assessment of the Bay du Nord development project as recommended by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada in August 2021. Energy NL is pleased to see a rigorous and scientific process was followed and looks forward to the opportunities this project offers for its members and the country. […]

    • Kraken: Successfully Completes Robotics as a Service Contract

      by Tina Olivero

      Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company™, is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed a Robotics as a Service (RaaS) contract with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), for testing of Kraken’s ultra-high-resolution survey equipment. This $0.5 million contract was funded under the government of Canada’s Innovative Solutions Canada program, and the testing department for […]

    • Energy NL: 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan

      by Tina Olivero

      The Government of Canada released the 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan on March 29, 2022, which included emission reduction targets for the oil and gas sector and support for renewable energy. Energy NL looks forward to learning more about and contributing to the plan through the upcoming consultation process. “I was extremely pleased that lower carbon […]

    • Steerprop Helped Futureproof Alfons Hakans’ ASD Tug Artemis

      by Sam Johnsson

      Back in 2019, the technical department at Alfons Hakans noticed a need to modernize and upgrade the propulsion control system on its Azimuth Stern Drive tug Artemis. It was no longer possible to get spare parts for its original control system; and although it was still reliable, for safety reasons the company decided to look […]

    • Aker Solutions Appoints Trine Svalestad

      by Tina Olivero

      Aker Solutions has appointed Trine Svalestad to the new position of senior vice president for sustainability. The company sees significant increase in demand for its solutions powering the ongoing energy transition. Aker Solutions is a leading supplier to international oil and gas projects with multiple solutions to reduce carbon emissions. The company is also rapidly […]

    • Ashtead Technology Completes First Significant Subsea Monitoring Project

      by Tina Olivero

      International subsea equipment rental and solutions specialist Ashtead Technology has successfully completed its first significant subsea monitoring project using Hydromea’s LUMA™ high-speed through-water wireless optical modems since signing their global rental partnership last year. The project saw Ashtead Technology provide its Autonomous Structure Monitoring Systems, which were each integrated with LUMA™ optical modems, to complete […]

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