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IWEDA Discusses Ocean Energy Development at Inaugural Meeting

IWEDA Discusses Ocean Energy Development at Inaugural Meeting

The inaugural meeting of the Irish Wave Energy Developers Association (IWEDA), made up of 11 Irish companies who are all developing different Ocean Energy Technologies, took place on 18 April, 2014 at NUI Maynooth. The aim of the association are: • To promote the establishment of a viable Ocean Energy Industry in Ireland; • To […]

ETA Wins Queen’s Award for International Trade

ETA Wins Queen’s Award for International Trade

Engineering Technology Applications Ltd, have received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category for their global success, particularly in relation to offshore renewables. The award recognises that in the last three years ETA has seen an increase of nearly 200% in international sales. This increase has largely been driven by their work providing […]

GEOMAR Researchers Study ‘Black Smokers’

GEOMAR Researchers Study ‘Black Smokers’

Researchers at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel have used computer simulations to understand how hydrothermal vents, the so-called “black smokers”, extract energy from the volcanic rock. About ten years after the first moon landing, scientists on earth made a discovery that proved that our home planet still holds a lot of surprises in store for […]

Meridian Adds New Saab Seaeye ROVs to Its Fleet

Meridian Adds New Saab Seaeye ROVs to Its Fleet

Meridian Ocean Services has added two Saab Seaeye Lynx ROVs to its Falcon fleet to undertake a wider range of deeper inspection tasks at short notice. The company has already won a niche in the market for undertaking fast response assignments in the offshore fields of America, Trinidad and Mexico. It has created a suite […]

Technip’s Revenue Above Expectations, CEO Says

Technip’s Revenue Above Expectations, CEO Says

Technip’s Board of Directors approved the first quarter 2014 consolidated financial statements.  Revenue increased by 23% year-on-year, to $3.46 billion (+10% in Subsea and +34% in Onshore/Offshore). The Group’s backlog at the end of the first quarter is stable compared to the end of 2013 taking into account the orders received less impact of currency movements. Backlog has been restated […]

IHC Merwede Reinforces Its Houston Presence with Strategic Appointment

IHC Merwede Reinforces Its Houston Presence with Strategic Appointment

IHC Merwede has strengthened its North American operations and reinforced its presence in Houston, Texas with a strategic appointment at the IHC Merwede America Corp. office. Thomas Agnevall is the new Vice President Business Development and will be based at the company’s Houston office. He brings several years of expertise to the role. Already well […]

ASV Secures Support for Its Diving Development Programme

ASV Secures Support for Its Diving Development Programme

Ahead of the official opening of its Aquatics Centre on the 5th May, Aberdeen Sports Village (ASV) has secured support for its Diving Development Programme, as subsea specialist Aquatic Engineering and Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, has pledged to sponsor the programme for three years. The Diving Development Programme has been established to encourage and […]

MacArtney’s Swivel Solution for SRTP’s Tidal Turbine

MacArtney’s Swivel Solution for SRTP’s Tidal Turbine

MacArtney has been selected to supply a custom designed Moog Focal swivel solution for a next generation tidal turbine developed by Orkney based tidal energy pioneer, Scotrenewables Tidal Power (SRTP). Founded in 2002, SRTP has become a leading tidal turbine developer holding an extensive track record of innovation and performance. SRTP is primarily known for […]

Great Barrier Reef Trust Discussion Paper Published

Great Barrier Reef Trust Discussion Paper Published

The Reef Trust Discussion Paper has been released by the Commonwealth and Queensland governments. The Reef Trust is a key election commitment for the Australian Government under the broader Reef 2050 Plan. The Reef Trust will put the focus firmly on improving coastal habitat, water quality and enhancing species protection along the Great Barrier Reef […]

Bahamas Petroleum Makes Board Changes

Bahamas Petroleum Makes Board Changes

Bahamas Petroleum has made changes to the Board of Directors of the Company with immediate effect. William (Bill) Schrader will join the Board as non-executive Chairman and James Smith C.B.E. will join as non-executive Deputy Chairman. Steven Weyel will retire from the Board due to growing demands of his existing and new executive roles and […]







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