Top Stories Enagás, Fluxys Buy Out Total, E.ON from TAP Project

Enagás, Fluxys Buy Out Total, E.ON from TAP Project »

Enagás and Fluxys have signed an agreement to acquire 19% of Total and E.ON’s stake in the company that is developing the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project, in which Enagás will hold a 16% stake....

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WesternGeco Extends Time Charter for Geco Bluefin

WesternGeco Extends Time Charter for Geco Bluefin »

WesternGeco, a land and marine seismic acquisition technologies provider, declared its option to extend the Time Charter for Geco Bluefin seismic vessel. The extension agreed with Norwegian Volstad Maritime is for one year from 1...

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Energy Searcher Drillship Resumes Operations on Oyo Field, Nigeria

Energy Searcher Drillship Resumes Operations on Oyo Field, Nigeria »

Northern Offshore’s drillship Energy Searcher, under contract in Nigeria, resumed normal operations on September 23, following repairs to the control hoses to the unit’s blowout preventer. Earlier this month the drillship experienced technical problems with...

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N-Sea Puts TUP Diving System to Work

N-Sea Puts TUP Diving System to Work »

N-Sea, the Inspection, Maintenance and Repair (IMR) specialist, has recently completed its inaugural diving scope with the innovative TUP Diving System® (Transfer Under Pressure). The diving scope involved X-mas tree assistance with the deployment of...

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MWCC Gets New SDFS from OceanWorks

MWCC Gets New SDFS from OceanWorks »

OceanWorks International has delivered a Subsea Dispersant Fluid System (SDFS) to Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC). The system will be an integral part of the emergency response tool kit for a well control incident in...

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Ulstein to Design Van Oord’s SRI Newbuild

Ulstein to Design Van Oord’s SRI Newbuild »

ULSTEIN has been awarded the design and equipment contract for Van Oord’s new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’. Working in close cooperation with Van Oord, this is the first fully integrated design where ULSTEIN...

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Saab’s Falcons for Swedish Navy

Saab’s Falcons for Swedish Navy »

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for ten ROV systems, which will be deployed operationally for seabed surveys, inspections, light underwater operations and recovery of...

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Aker Solutions Starts Trading on Oslo Exchange

Aker Solutions Starts Trading on Oslo Exchange »

Aker Solutions started trading on the Oslo stock exchange as a leaner and more streamlined company that will build on its strengths in the subsea and field design markets.   The company emerges after a...

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Frost & Sullivan Estimates Subsea Equipment Revenues at $35.84 Bln in 2018 »

Frost & Sullivan Estimates Subsea Equipment Revenues at $35.84 Bln in 2018

Escalating energy requirements and declining reserves in existing wells are lending momentum to subsea exploration, fuelling the adoption of subsea equipment globally. As attractive...

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Rosneft Discovers Oil at World’s Northernmost Well in Kara Sea »

Rosneft Discovers Oil at World’s Northernmost Well in Kara Sea

Rosneft successfully completed the drilling of the northernmost well in the world – the Universitetskaya-1 well in the Arctic. According to the results of...

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Akastor Nets Five-Year Contract Extension from Petrobras »

Akastor Nets Five-Year Contract Extension from Petrobras

AKOFS Offshore, a part of Akastor ASA, has been notified of a five-year contract extension from Petrobras to use the Skandi Santos, a Subsea...

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Top News of the Week of Sep 22 – Sep 28, 2014 »

Top News of the Week of Sep 22 – Sep 28, 2014

1. Kongsberg Develops New Solution for 3D Subsea Monitoring Kongsberg Maritime has launched a unique solution for the detection of Scouring, Corrosion, Deformation and...

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PHOTO: Maersk Voyager UDW Drillship Named in South Korea »

PHOTO: Maersk Voyager UDW Drillship Named in South Korea

Maersk Drilling’s fourth ultra deepwater drillship was named Thursday morning in a ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South...

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Top News of the Week of Sep 15 – Sep 21, 2014 »

Top News of the Week of Sep 15 – Sep 21, 2014

1. Subsea 7 Reduces Norwegian Workforce Oil services company Subsea 7 is reportedly reducing its Norwegian workforce between 100 and 150 employees due to...

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GE Subsea Manifolds for Petrobras’ Pre-Salt Fields »

GE Subsea Manifolds for Petrobras’ Pre-Salt Fields

GE Oil & Gas announced a more than $300 million contract with Petrobras for the first supply of the subsea manifold systems for Brazil’s...

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SMM Exclusive: Lankhorst Ropes Grows Steadily »

SMM Exclusive: Lankhorst Ropes Grows Steadily

During the leading trade fair for the maritime industry, SMM 2014, being held in Hamburg, our team got the chance to speak with Mr....

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SMM Exclusive: Hydrex Drive for Innovations »

SMM Exclusive: Hydrex Drive for Innovations

Hydrex, one of the leading underwater repair and replacement specialists, exhibited a range of its products at this year’s SMM in Hamburg. After our...

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Aker Clinches $465 Mln Subsea Gig from Petrobras »

Aker Clinches $465 Mln Subsea Gig from Petrobras

Aker Solutions’ subsidiary Aker Oilfield Services (AKOFS) has won a contract worth USD 465 million over five years from Petrobras to provide subsea intervention services offshore...

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Aquamarine Power Gets New CEO »

Aquamarine Power Gets New CEO

Aquamarine Power has appointed John Malcolm as their new Chief Executive Officer. He will take the reins at the Edinburgh-based business on October 15. The current CEO Martin McAdam is stepping down after six and half years in post. John Malcolm has broad international experience,...

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DSM Expands International Footprint with New Office in Australia »

DSM Expands International Footprint with New Office in Australia

Deep Sea Mooring (DSM) is expanding its international footprint with the opening of a new office in Perth, Australia. The facility, which will officially open on 8 October, will provide sales and technical support to customers across Australasia. To support its mooring operations, the company...

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Jee’s Subsea Cable Solutions for Scottish Enterprise Tidal Energy Installations »

Jee’s Subsea Cable Solutions for Scottish Enterprise Tidal Energy Installations

Jee Ltd has been awarded a contract from Scottish Enterprise to develop subsea electrical array cable solutions for tidal energy installations. The contract is part of a pioneering study for the marine energy industry in Scotland, and will see Jee develop solutions for locating, securing,...

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3PSC Wins Maintenance Deal for US Navy Survey Ships »

3PSC Wins Maintenance Deal for US Navy Survey Ships

Virginia-based 3PSC is being issued a $14,9 million modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise a 182-day option for the operation and maintenance of five U.S. Navy oceanographic survey ships (T-AGS). Military Sealift Command’s Special Mission program supports worldwide oceanographic programs with seven ships...

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MIT Researchers Unveil New Underwater Robot for Port Security »

MIT Researchers Unveil New Underwater Robot for Port Security

Recently at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, MIT researchers unveiled an oval-shaped submersible robot, a little smaller than a football, with a flattened panel on one side that it can slide along an underwater surface to perform ultrasound scans. Originally designed to...

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CSL Names Subsea Business Development Manager »

CSL Names Subsea Business Development Manager

Aberdeen based, CSL, has appointed Iain Fullerton as Business Development Manager for Subsea Engineering and Projects, to assist with the firm’s five-year growth and development plan bringing new services to clients. CSL, which was established in 2000, has invested a great deal into expanding its...

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FoundOcean Joins Forces with Ranger Offshore »

FoundOcean Joins Forces with Ranger Offshore

FoundOcean and Ranger Offshore have signed a strategic agreement this month. The partnership will offer clients a competitive, design-to-installation solution for a range of projects. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Ranger Offshore provides marine and subsea construction support services including vessel and diver hire; inspection, repair...

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EWP to Build Wave Energy Power Plant in Gibraltar »

EWP to Build Wave Energy Power Plant in Gibraltar

Eco Wave Power, the Israeli company that generates electricity from sea waves, has taken part in the United Nations’ Private Sector Forum on Climate Change. The event involved 350 companies as well as representatives from governments and civic organizations that have been invited to attend...

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General Dynamics Canada to Open New Undersea Warfare EDGE Innovation Centre »

General Dynamics Canada to Open New Undersea Warfare EDGE Innovation Centre

General Dynamics Canada plans to open new EDGE facility in the EDGE® Innovation Network. The new Undersea Warfare EDGE Innovation Centre in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, will become a vital resource that brings Canada’s top naval technology suppliers together with academia and government to develop leading-edge,...

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Ulstein to Design Van Oord’s SRI Newbuild »

Ulstein to Design Van Oord’s SRI NewbuildULSTEIN has been awarded the design and equipment contract for Van Oord’s new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’. Working in close cooperation with Van...

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Subsea Works Underway at Moray Firth »

Subsea Works Underway at Moray FirthDrace Infraestructuras UK Ltd is undertaking seabed preparation work for the installation of a meteorological mast for the Moray Offshore Renewables Limited (MORL) offshore wind...

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Ocean Installer to Provide SURF Support for Saipem in Brazil »

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