The company was established in 2002, based on the idea to add DP capability for direct offloading to conventional tanker.
The HiLoad DP concept was presented at the DP conference in Houston in 2003
Numerical simulation study (by Marintek SIMO model) -Analysis of station keeping capabilities (various tanker sizes in various met ocean conditions)
Model tests -Station Keeping capabilities (various tanker sizes in various met ocean conditions)
The owners had a strong believe in the concept, they chose to manufacture the first HiLoad DP unit without having a contract.
HiLoad DP no.1 Project Kick-Off. Engineering team in place.
Fabrication start at Aibel Yard in Haugesund, Norway
Docking model tests at Marintek
Tower and pontoon connected at Aibel Yard.
Remora finalist for the ONS 2008 SME Innovation Award.
HiLoad DP no.1 Sea Launch.
Remora takes delivery of HiLoad DP no.1 from Aibel Yard.
Ballast, manouvre, docking and attachment test performed successfully.
21 days of extensive testing, 50 docking and station keeping operations sucessfully completed.
North Sea Operation
HiLoad DP no.1 performed further testing in harsh environment.
Remora agreed to sell the HiLoad DP no.1 to Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. while Teekay Corporation agreed to inject new equity in Remora and becoming the main shareholder.
HiLoad DP no.1 modified for Brazil to operation in Brazil, Santos Basin.
HiLoad DP no.1 reloacted from Norway to Brazil.
Remora finalised their research and development for their Moored Version for Drillship in artic area, and concluded their conspetual design for the artic HiLoad MVD. Remora entered in 2013 into an agreement where they gave Stena Drilling Ltd an exclusive right to use the HiLoad MVD technology for Drilling units.
HiLoad DP no.1 execute Field Implementation Phase with Petrobras in Brazil, Campos, Espirito Santos.
Remora developed a new generation, more powerful and more autonomus HiLoad DP BR. The basic design, which has a ABS class notation, was approved by ABS in June 2014.