Other Equipment

Eltorque releases the QT50

Eltorque, a Norwegian supplier of electric valve control, has launched a new super-compact valve actuator.

“The market has requested a compact and cost-effective actuator for small valves and in tight spaces. With the QT50, Eltorque has responded to that request by developing the smallest actuator in its class, at two thirds of the weight and one third the volume of competing products,” said Eltorque CEO Arnstein Kjesbu.

ShipSpace VR design tool unveiled

Knud E Hansen has released its new “ShipSpace” design verification tool.

The ShipSpace product is a virtual reality (VR) system that allows designers, engineers and key stakeholders to validate design ideas and communicate effectively about vessel concepts and designs.

Rolls Royce to moor offshore fish farm rig

Rolls Royce has signed a contract for the construction and delivery of an eight point mooring system to a fish farm installation being developed for Ocean Farming, a subsidiary of SalMar in Norway.

The farm is the world’s first offshore fish farm, according to Rolls Royce. The 68-metre high rig will have a diameter of 110 metres and a volume of 250,000 cubic metres.

DNV GL launches new joint industry project for standardisation of floating wind turbines

Fourteen global partners have launched a joint venture to produce a recommended practice for the coupled analysis of floating offshore wind turbines.

Despite the fact that the wind industry has a strong focus on the development of floating offshore wind turbines, it is still missing a widely recognised and unified approach for the practical methods to build and validate the numerical models, in accordance with the requirements in the standards, DNV GL, one of the partners, said in a statement.

Palfinger plans takeover bid for TTS Group

Palfinger is planning a bid for 100 per cent of the shares in the Norwegian company TTS.

The TTS Group, headquartered in Bergen, Norway, has global operations with a focus on the design, development and supply of equipment solutions and services for the marine and offshore oil and gas industries.

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