Industrial Control Design AS merges with Seaonics AS

Effective from August 2018, ICD is merged with SEAONICS.


SEAONICS secures new contracts worth 23 million euros

SEAONICS, a joint venture between VARD Group and Industries Holding has secured equipment contracts for the fishing industry totalling 23 million euros (S$36.8 million). The contracts are made up of complete trawl and crane packages for a series of trawlers for undisclosed customers, said Vard. Deliveries are scheduled from 2Q 2019 to 4Q 2022. Based in Norway, SEAONICS designs and manufactures specialized handling technology to support exploration and development of ocean resources. Its products are used in offshore energy, ocean harvesting and within research and exploration.


Miros and Ocean Visuals to co-operate in Oil Spill Detection systems

Ocean Visuals and Miros are excited to announce a formal cooperation agreement targeting a game change combination of remote sensors for oil spill detection and verification.


Successful sea-trials completed on Kronprins Haakon

The vessel Kronprins Haakon is on the west coast of Norway for testing and finalizing of equipment installation.


Successful sea trial completed for new Havfisk vessel

Havfisk ASA is Norway’s largest trawler company and we were proud to be chosen again as a supplier of deck machinery to their vessels. Four Havfisk vessels now carry Seaonics equipment.


Uptime receives Statoil TRL7 proven technology award

World first TRL7 award for a motion compensated gangway and it is built using CDP


Rosselinis Four-10 REV announced

Rosellinis Four-10 is owned by the Norwegian industrialist Kjell Inge Røkke and his family. The vessel is built for Marine research focused on finding solutions to pressing environmental challenges and will be equipped for research and investigation of the entire marine ecosystem. REV has the range and equipment to make autonomous expeditions all around the globe.


Seaonics delivers Gantry Crane to RRS Sir David Attenborough

Seaonics has been chosen to deliver a Hangar Gantry Crane to RRS Sir David Attenborough, the new research vessel owned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). The crane will be dedicated to hangar logistics operations and was developed in close collaboration with yard and ship owner to propose the most cost efficient and operational fit solution. “We are proud to contribute to NERC`s new flagship and this contract is a result of Seaonics focus on Research Vessels equipment”, says Jan Kjærstad, Head of Sales in Seaonics. The vessel is designed by Rolls-Royce and will be built at Cammel Laird yard in Liverpool. Delivery of the hangar crane will take place in Q4 2017.


ICD Industries changes name to Industries Holding

Sales Purchase Agreement triggers need for name change


SEAONICS secures a large equipment contract with FINCANTIERI S.p.A.

The new contract is the largest to date for SEAONICS, and comprises a complete package of winches, deck cranes, and overboarding systems including A-frames and Launch and Recovery Systems (LARS) for a polar research vessel currently under construction at FINCANTIERI S.p.A. in Italy. The value of the equipment contract exceeds 100 MNOK. Stig Espeseth, Managing Director of SEAONICS, commented, “Since its establishment in 2011, SEAONICS has continuously expanded its product range, and is today uniquely positioned to deliver a complete package of offshore handling equipment. We are very pleased that with this contract, we are able to capitalize both on our extensive investments in product development, as well as on the good relations established with other parts of the FINCANTIERI Group.”


ICD Software sold to SEAONICS

ICD Industries has sold ICD Software to SEAONICS, a company controlled 51% by VARD, a Fincantieri company


UPTIME sold to Marine Aluminium

ICD Industries AS has sold its 50% stake in AHC Gangway company UPTIME International AS to Marine Aluminium AS.


New renewable walk to work contracts

Uptime International has entered into contract with Ulstein Verft AS for delivery of two active motion compensated gangways.


UPTIME wins offshore wind contract

Uptime International has entered into contract with ESVAGT AS for the delivery of an active motion compensated gangway including an adjustable pedestal.


SEAONICS wins large equipment package contract

SEAONICS has secured a large equipment contract for a vessel under construction at FINCANTIERI S.p.A.


ICD Software Gazelle winner

ICD Software won the Gazelle prize as the fastest growing company over 4 years in Møre & Romsdal county and the third fastest growing company in Norway.


ICD and RTU deliver robot control software

Joint R&D project delivers new algorithms for control of robot clusters.


UPTIME gangway in Arctic operations

Island Crown with UPTIME 23,4m AMC gangway has been operating in Kara Sea for Exxon this fall


UPTIME wins several new gangway contracts

Uptime International has entered into agreement with MAC Offshore Dubai and the Fujian Mawei Shipyard in China for delivery of three active heave-compensated gangways.


New CMO in ICD

Øyvind Stevenson joins ICD Industries from Schlumberger as Chief Marketing Officer


Faster Imaging map technology in new emergency app

Faster Imaging and partner Nordeca has won a contract with the Norwegian Society for Sea Rescue for their new emergency app, tailor-made for smartphones.


New laser to combat oil spill in Arctic waters

ICD has launched a LIDAR based real-time oil spill detection system together with LDI Innovation and Faster Imaging. The laser system is mounted on the latest surveillance vessel of the Norwegian Coastal Administration, patrolling the spawning grounds of the North Atlantic cod.


CDP 3.5 now available

ICD Software has released version 3.5 of the Control Design Platform - CDP.


Faster Imaging acquired by ICD

Map and mobility technology specialist Faster Imaging is now an ICD Group company.


ICD sponsor of ROBOTEX

ICD is proud to be a leading sponsor of ROBOTEX, the annual robotics challenge between technology clubs in Europe. This year, the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be addressing the opening of the event on Saturday 16. November in Tallinn.


Rigging for Arctic

Castor Drilling Solution (CDS) has developed a drilling concept that needs less space and heating. - It should fit the Statoil Cat-I rig well, says CDS CEO Øyvind Vaagland Reiten.


ICD establish subsidiary in Latvia

Collaboration between academia and industry through joint research and development projects.


UPTIME deliver AMC gangway to "Island Crown"

Island Offshore took delivery of the M/V Island Crown from VARD Brevik on May 24th, 2013.



Our partner STX OSV now operate under the new brand name VARD. The adoption of the new name follows the sale of STX Europe’s majority stake in the company to Fincantieri Oil & Gas, 23 January 2013.


UPTIME enter the international offshore market

Ålesund 11 December 2012 – recently, UPTIME International AS entered into several contracts for the delivery of motion compensated access solutions for the offshore market. The contracts are based on innovative technology used to develop new solutions which will increase significantly the operating window for offshore operators.


High order intake in Seaonics

Ålesund, 12 October 2012 – Seaonics AS have landed orders in excess of 160 million Norwegian kroner (20 MUSD) so far this fall.


ICD Software release CDP 3.0 platform

ICD Software has released a 3.0 version of the Control Design Platform, widely used in designing control systems within the maritime and offshore market.


Seaonics invest in drilling solution company Castor

The Board of Directors of ICD Industries would like to announce that Seaonics is in the process of acquiring 34% shareholding interest in Castor Drilling Solution AS (“Castor Drilling”) from an unrelated party.


ICD establish subsidiaries in Poland and Estonia

ICD Industries has established two new subsidiaries in order to serve the increasing world-wide demand for better control design services and solutions.


Private Equity house Norvestor aquire 70% of Marine Aluminum

Marine Aluminium, a Norway-based engineering company, will consider complementary acquisitions to support organic growth in Brazil, the US and Asia during the tenure of its new private equity owners, said Trond Bjornoy, Partner at Norvestor.


Ocean Visuals to deliver real-time 3D visualization

ICD Industries has entered into agreement with leading visualization experts in the maritime / offshore cluster in Ålesund to build a new, dedicated services company, Ocean Visuals.


ICD and Marine Aluminium form Uptime as Joint Venture

ICD Industries AS and Marine Aluminium AS have founded the company Uptime International AS.


STX OSV, ICD form Joint Venture for Offshore Handling Systems

STX OSV Holdings Limited , one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized vessels, announced today that it has entered into a joint venture with Industrial Control Design AS (“ICD”) of Norway to establish a new company for the development of offshore handling systems. The new company will be registered in Norway.

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