The Humber Electrical Engineering Company (heeco) has consolidated its marine presence and developed into new oil and gas markets. The Hull-based electrical manufacturing business has a globally renowned reputation for the design and build of switchboards, motor control centres (MCCs) and control panels for the marine and energy sectors as well as the programming of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and the provision of electrical design solutions. Celebrating its 110th a
The keel laying ceremony for Subsea 7’s new reel-lay vessel took place at Royal IHC in Krimpen aan den IJssel (Netherlands) on 5 July. In line with this major milestone Subsea 7 announced the vessel will be named Seven Vega, which is the winning suggestion of an employee vessel naming competition. Stuart Fitzgerald, Executive Vice President Strategy and Commercial Subsea 7 said: “The vessel marks an important investment for the future. When delivered, Seven Vega will be one o
Gall Thomson, the leaders in Marine Breakaway Couplings (MBCs) has reached a milestone by supplying its 2000th MBC. The MBC is the latest Petal17 design and is destined for Mundra Port in India. Adani Ports will use the MBC to offload crude oil on a Calm Buoy at one of its floating terminals. Adani Ports has used Gall Thomson MBCs on its Calm Buoy terminals in India since the year 2000. Of the 27 Calm Buoys operating in India, virtually all are fitted with Gall Thomson MBCs.
Nexans Subsea Operations have announced a shipbuilding contract with Ulstein Verft on the construction of a large, DP3 cable laying vessel The vessel will be outfitted for power cable laying, including bundle laying, cable jointing and repair and cable system protection and trenching. The ST-297 CLV is designed by Skipsteknisk, Ålesund. The vessel is developed for operations in rough weather and has high manoeuvrability and station keeping capabilities. Ulstein Verft will con
Industry leaders have joined together to shape the future of decommissioning through the formation of the Decommissioning Leadership Group (DLG). Conceived and managed by Decom North Sea, the DLG held its inaugural meeting at The Chester Hotel in Aberdeen in June with the mission to set out a strategy for leading the development of an efficient and effective oil and gas decommissioning sector. Providing strategic leadership to Decom North Sea’s Board of Directors, the DLG wil
Advanced surface coating technology company Hardide Coatings has appointed Mark Hanania as Business Development Engineer based in Houston, Texas to help drive growth in the oil, gas and energy sectors throughout North America. Strong growth in demand from oil and gas customers in North America and recent entry into the aerospace market is underpinning significant investment in coating technology and quality accreditation at the company’s US coating facility in Martinsville, V