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Kraken Sets Focus for 3D Laser Scanner

Kraken Robotics Inc. has announced that its SeaVision 3D laser scanner technology will be used in its robotics-as-a-service (RaaS) offering with a focus on three primary markets: mooring chain inspections, ship hull inspection and offshore wind farm inspection. Recent SeaVision laser inspection work includes: a contract with a major international energy company to provide detailed underwater inspection of subsea assets;

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Virginia Offshore Wind Advances

The Biden Administration is advancing the mid-Atlantic’s first commercial offshore wind development off Virginia’s coast, with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) publishing a notice of intent to prepare an environmental impact statement on plans submitted by Dominion Energy Inc. A recent Oceana analysis found that ending new leasing for offshore oil and gas could prevent over 19 billion tons of

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Report: US Regulations for Offshore Wind Vessels

“Safety and Compliance Insights: Understanding U.S. Regulations for Offshore Wind Vessels” is the latest report in our series on offshore wind that shares ABS’s industry-leading insight into U.S. vessel design and safety regulations. Detailing Jones Act implications for offshore wind support vessels, such as service operation vessels and crew transfer vessels, United States Coast Guard (USCG) structure, and U.S. regulations for

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North Star Appoints Renewables Director

Aberdeen-headquartered North Star Renewables has created a new permanent senior role for offshore wind consultant Andrew Duncan to lead the U.K. firm’s expansion in offshore wind and increase its foothold in other green offshore energy industries.  Duncan has taken up the role of renewables director, having worked with North Star in an advisory capacity since 2019. He was instrumental in helping the business to secure its first offshore wind contract, a £270 million award with Dogger Bank Wind Farm to deliver three state-of-the-art service offshore vessels (SOVs) for three 10-year charters. He is

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Space Data to Support Renewable Energy Development

Marine-i has agreed to support a pioneering new approach to using space data to support the development of renewable energy sites, such as floating offshore wind. This new system could help reduce the risks and costs associated with these developments. The project is the brainchild of 4EI, a company with a proven track record of commercializing space-based data and deploying

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