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OSV Powers Up for Deepwater Efficiency the Island Offshore Way

, more funds are becoming available.“We’ve done a lot over the years to reduce fuel usage. Working on hull designs, ship designs, optimizing machinery and configuration of vessels has all provided environmental and financial efficiencies. We’re now investing in and deploying hybrid solutions using battery packages and digital technology to optimize our operations. For most vessels we see tangible savings not just on fuel use, but also through reducing machine hours and therefore the cost of maintenance.”“We’ve done a lot over the years to reduce fuel usage. Working

L-R, Simon Partridge, Group Chief Strategy Officer, John Ramsden, Group CEO, and Stephen Fasham, Group Chief Operating Officer. (Photo: Sonardyne)

Sonardyne Creates New Group

a new organizational structure, Sonardyne Group.”“Each company will continue to focus on its own research and development, creating new and innovative technologies, but we’ll also unlock new opportunities by working in partnership and at scale; integrating systems and by providing hybrid solutions,” says Simon Partridge. “For our customers, the result is access to wider scope of supply, with less complexity, with the reassurance of global service and support, whichever company or companies they’re dealing with.&rdquo

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To Create a Sustainable Future – Digitalize Offshore Energy

of consensus on how best to maintain these high valued assets. To ensure a sustainable future, the industry must embrace innovative O&M strategies and a digital monitoring approach. Research groups from five U.K. universities have been awarded a $5m grant to create novel "human-robotics hybrid solutions” which will not only propel the growth of the U.K.’s market, but strengthen the its position within Europe for generations to come.   "The U.K. government has set ambitious decarbonization targets, increasing the present 5GW generated by offshore wind farms to 40GW by

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