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Combining sail and crane in one machine

A ship’s crane which can double up as a sail when not being used for lifting is being developed by Kristiansand-based Nekkar. That will provide additional propulsion for the vessel and reduce fuel consumption.

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Overcoming climate challenge by running data centres on surplus energy

Flaring large quantities of natural gas rather than applying the energy usefully poses a global challenge. Earth Wind & Power (EWP) has found a way to create value from this gas while also cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Safer and more efficient cargo handling

VOCA AS has applied artificial intelligence (AI) and artificial vision to developing unique solutions for safer and more efficient cargo handling and logistics.

Carbon capture and storage

Injecting carbon dioxide directly from ship to reservoir

Nemo Maritime is drawing on experience with offshore loading on oil fields to develop a solution for shipborne transport of liquefied CO2 to be injected directly into a storage formation.

Carbon capture and storage

Environment-friendly carbon capture

Inspired by the Paris agreement, GreenCap Solutions (GCS) has come up with a sustainable technology for carbon capture which generates no harmful waste.


New solution for subsea lifting

Beluga Subsea wanted to do something about the eternal challenge of lifting under water without cranes or gasbags, and came up with a completely new way of approaching the problem.

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Better earthquake warnings from oil and gas solutions

Bergen-based Monviro is using technology developed for safeguarding offshore installations on the seabed to monitor areas vulnerable to earth tremors.

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Pandemic inspires new office-booking solution

Logistical tools developed for use in the offshore industry have been repurposed by Norway’s Konciv to create a new system for planning workplace use.

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Offshore drilling technology to robotic renovation of water distribution

Techni has succeeded in developing a solution for connecting houses to the mains water supply without the need to carry out excavation work.

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Lighting the way for motorists

Fosstech works with products tailored for extreme environments in such areas as the oil and gas industry. It is now applying its offshore expertise and technology to illuminating motorways.


Plugging in marine-based industries

Communication, control and management of advanced operations via an offshore 4G mobile network is as relevant for fishing as it is for the petroleum sector.