Top Stories Conversion Works on ‘Polarcus Naila’ Underway in Amsterdam (PHOTO)

Conversion Works on ‘Polarcus Naila’ Underway in Amsterdam (PHOTO) »

The work on Polarcus Naila, a 12 streamer 3D/4D seismic vessel, at the Shipdock Amsterdam, a part of Damen Shipyard Group, is well underway. The vessel arrived in February at the Shipdock Amsterdam for its six-week conversion into a...

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OceanWorks Delivers Subsea Equipment to Harris CapRock

OceanWorks Delivers Subsea Equipment to Harris CapRock »

OceanWorks International delivered a spare node base and two node pods to Harris CapRock Communications (HCC) in support of the ongoing operation and maintenance of CSnet International’s Offshore Communications Backbone (OCB) system. The OCB subsea infrastructure, including...

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Number of Dead People Rises to 28 After Ferry Completely Sinks

Number of Dead People Rises to 28 After Ferry Completely Sinks »

The number of dead people in a South Korean incident, in which „Sewol“ ferry sank, rose to 28. According to the latest reports the ferry sank completely on Friday, leaving around 270 people missing. The...

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Crabster CR200 to Conduct First Mission Soon (VIDEO)

Crabster CR200 to Conduct First Mission Soon (VIDEO) »

Through the Korean Institute of Ocean Science and Technology’s (KIOST) efforts, led by researcher Bong Huan Jun, an underwater robot named Crabster CR200 capable of conducting dangerous undersea exploration was recently developed. As CNN reports,...

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Bluefin-21 AUV Begins Fifth Mission in Search for MH370 Aircraft

Bluefin-21 AUV Begins Fifth Mission in Search for MH370 Aircraft »

Up to 11 military aircraft and 12 ships will assist in today’s search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Today the Australian Maritime Safety Authority has planned a visual search area totaling approximately 51,870 square...

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Technip Awarded Its Largest Umbilical Contract by Total

Technip Awarded Its Largest Umbilical Contract by Total »

Technip announces that a consortium composed of Angoflex Ltd (owned jointly with Sonangol) and DUCO Ltd, has been awarded a large lump-sum contract by Total E&P Angola. The contract consists of the umbilical system part of...

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Oil Slick Found by Ocean Shield Not Related to MH370

Oil Slick Found by Ocean Shield Not Related to MH370 »

The results of the analyses of the oil slick found by Ocean Shield in a search for the missing flight MH370 show that the oil is not aircraft engine oil or hydraulic fluid, Chief Coordinator...

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McDermott to Operate North Sea Spoolbase

McDermott to Operate North Sea Spoolbase »

McDermott International, Inc.’s subsidiary has signed an option agreement with PD Ports which gives it the exclusive right to operate a spoolbase to serve projects in the North Sea. McDermott expects to have the facility...

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Total Hires Saipem for Kaombo FPSO Work Offshore Angola »

Total Hires Saipem for Kaombo FPSO Work Offshore Angola

Saipem has been awarded two contracts in Angola by Total, for a combined total value of more than $4 billion. The main contract is...

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Technip, Heerema Awarded $3.5 Bln Subsea Contract by Total »

Technip, Heerema Awarded $3.5 Bln Subsea Contract by Total

Technip and Heerema Marine Contractors, have signed a major lump-sum contract with Total E&P Angola for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation (EPCI) and pre-commissioning...

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Aker Solutions Nets $2.3 Bln Subsea Equipment Contract in Angola »

Aker Solutions Nets $2.3 Bln Subsea Equipment Contract in Angola

Aker Solutions won a contract worth $2.3 billion from Total to provide a subsea production system for the Kaombo Block 32 development in Angola....

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FMC Technologies Bags BP’s Shah Deniz Stage 2 Subsea Gig »

FMC Technologies Bags BP’s Shah Deniz Stage 2 Subsea Gig

FMC Technologies, Inc. has received an order from BP to supply subsea systems for its Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the Caspian Sea....

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Total Begins Kaombo Offshore Project Development (Angola) »

Total Begins Kaombo Offshore Project Development (Angola)

Total and its joint venture partners have made the final investment decision to develop the ultra-deep offshore Kaombo project in Angola. With a production...

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Top News of the Week of Apr 07 – Apr 13, 2014 »

Top News of the Week of Apr 07 – Apr 13, 2014

1. UTEC Bags Largest Pipelay Support Contract in Australia UTEC Survey (Australia) Pty Ltd informed that has been awarded the largest pipelay support survey...

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Shah Deniz Stage 2 Fabrication Contracts Awarded »

Shah Deniz Stage 2 Fabrication Contracts Awarded

The Shah Deniz consortium informed that the Stage 2 project continues to progress on schedule with further major construction and supply contracts recently awarded....

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Aker Solutions’ Subsea Manifolds for Petrobras’ Pre-Salt Fields »

Aker Solutions’ Subsea Manifolds for Petrobras’ Pre-Salt Fields

Aker Solutions won a contract worth more than USD 300 million from Petrobras to supply eight manifolds that alternately inject water and gas to...

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Statoil’s Gudrun Field Comes on Stream »

Statoil’s Gudrun Field Comes on Stream

At 07.25 on 7 April, Statoil and its partners (GDF SUEZ and OMV) started production on the Gudrun oil and gas field in the...

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Petrobras Starts Production from Third Well at Sapinhoá Field »

Petrobras Starts Production from Third Well at Sapinhoá Field

Petrobras announces the start-up of well 7-SPH-04-SPS, at a water depth of 2,120 meters, in Sapinhoá field, in the Santos Basin Pre-Salt Region. This...

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GeoSea Begins 3rd Round of Foundation Installation on Westermost Rough »

GeoSea Begins 3rd Round of Foundation Installation on Westermost Rough

With the departure of the installation vessel INNOVATION from the port Aalborg, GeoSea has now started the 3rd  foundation installation cycle on the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. INNOVATION has loaded 5 large monopiles and transition pieces of the next installation cycle in the port...

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Digital Scotland Project Gets First Beneficiaries »

Digital Scotland Project Gets First Beneficiaries

Homes and businesses in Lerwick on Shetland are set to be Scotland’s first island community to get fibre broadband as part of the $688 million Digital Scotland partnership. Lerwick joins Keith in Moray as the latest areas to be announced as part of the Digital...

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JAMSTEC Signs MoU with ANZIC for Chikyu Program »

JAMSTEC Signs MoU with ANZIC for Chikyu Program

Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Australian and New Zealand IODP Consortium (ANZIC) regarding participation in the Chikyu Program over the next ten years from 2014 to 2024 under the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP). The...

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Pallone Highlights Concerns on Impacts of Seismic Testing Off New Jersey »

Pallone Highlights Concerns on Impacts of Seismic Testing Off New Jersey

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. visited the Belford Seafood Cooperative to highlight the potentially damaging impacts of seismic testing off the coast of New Jersey. Congressman Pallone specifically addressed concerns regarding the application recently submitted to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to conduct marine seismic...

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EU Parliament Adopts Maritime Spatial Planning Legislation »

EU Parliament Adopts Maritime Spatial Planning Legislation

The European Parliament endorsed a Directive for Maritime Spatial Planning which should help Member States develop plans to better coordinate the various activities that take place at sea, ensuring they are as efficient and sustainable as possible. In coastal and maritime areas, many activities compete...

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Baker Hughes Delivers Increase in Q1 Profit »

Baker Hughes Delivers Increase in Q1 Profit

Baker Hughes Incorporated released results for the first quarter of 2014. Revenue of $5.7 billion for the quarter are up 10% year over year. Adjusted net income for the first quarter of 2014 excludes after-tax severance charges of $21 million ($0.05 per diluted share) in North America and after-tax costs associated...

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MT Højgaard Held Accountable in Robin Rig Case »

MT Højgaard Held Accountable in Robin Rig Case

MT Højgaard, after The High Court of London has ruled against their favor in Robin Rig case, will seek permission to appeal the ruling to The Court of Appeal.  In 2007-2008, MT Højgaard designed, manufactured and installed foundations for the Robin Rigg Wind Farm off Scotland’s west...

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Subsea Industries Recognized for ‘Ecoshield’ at Seatrade Awards »

Subsea Industries Recognized for ‘Ecoshield’ at Seatrade Awards

Subsea Industries, a Hydrex company, has won a Seatrade 2014 Innovation in Ship Operations Award, for Ecoshield, ultimate protection from cavitation and corrosion/erosion damage for ship hulls, rudders, and ship underwater running gear. The award was presented by HRH The Princess Royal and accepted for Subsea Industries by...

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BSEE Alaska Region Director Joins Panel Discussion on Arctic Drilling »

BSEE Alaska Region Director Joins Panel Discussion on Arctic Drilling

BSEE’s Alaska Region Director Mark Fesmire participated in a panel discussion in Washington, D.C. on applying lessons learned for drilling in the Arctic. During the discussion hosted by the nonprofit organization Resources for the Future, Fesmire spoke about BSEE’s commitment to ensuring that should drilling...

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Submarine Cable Installation Between Coll and Tiree »

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