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Concordia Arrives at Genoa, Mooring Ops Begin

Concordia Arrives at Genoa, Mooring Ops Begin

Preliminary operations for the entrance of the Concordia in the Prà-Voltri port have been completed yesterday morning at 5 am. Harbour pilots have boarded the Concordia. One of the two tugboats that have towed the Concordia to Genoa – Resolve Earl – has been disconnected, while the first harbor tug has been connected to the […]

VSMC to Install Cables for Westermeerwind Offshore Wind Farm

VSMC to Install Cables for Westermeerwind Offshore Wind Farm

Siemens NL has contracted VSMC to design, supply and install infield cables between 48 wind turbine generators and 6 export cables to the onshore substation of the Westermeerwind Wind Farm. The work for VSMC also includes 7 dike crossings (HDD), cable terminations and testing. VSMC will start the HDD in August 2014, followed by cable […]

Top News of the Week of Jul 21 – Jul 27, 2014

Top News of the Week of Jul 21 – Jul 27, 2014

1. POSH MOGAMI Barge Sinks Offshore Batam The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report that a Singapore-registered barge POSH MOGAMI sank 2 nautical miles northeast of Sekupang, Batam, on Friday (18 July) night. 2. SPT Offshore, VSF to Build Test Frame for ‘Pieter Schelte’ For the testing of the lift systems for […]

Hydra Offshore Nets TEN Support Contract from Wood Group Ghana

Hydra Offshore Nets TEN Support Contract from Wood Group Ghana

Hydra Offshore Limited and Wood Group Ghana Limited signed a two-year support contract for engineering services in Ghana. According to social media, Hydra Offshore will provide local engineering support to Wood Group for the provision of subsea engineering services for work in Ghana’s Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) project. The Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme oil fields are situated […]

Shallow Survey 2015 Common Dataset Collection Underway

Shallow Survey 2015 Common Dataset Collection Underway

The first sonar manufacturer recently arrived in Plymouth to start conducting bathymetric and backscatter surveys in Plymouth Sound and Wembury Bay as part of the Shallow Survey 2015 Common Dataset (CDS) collection. The aim of the CDS is to provide the international hydrographic community with a range of datasets, collected using the latest shallow water […]

Orange to Co-Finance Construction of Sea-Me-We 5 Submarine Cable

Orange to Co-Finance Construction of Sea-Me-We 5 Submarine Cable

Orange is reinforcing its presence on the Asia-Europe network route by signing the construction and maintenance agreement for Sea-Me-We 5 (South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5), a new submarine cable that will link France and Singapore. In its planned configuration, Sea-Me-We 5 will connect Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri-Lanka, India, Pakistan, Oman, the […]

Isles of Scilly to Get Faster Broadband with Diverted Subsea Cable

Isles of Scilly to Get Faster Broadband with Diverted Subsea Cable

A submarine cable, part of the operation to divert a 939-kilometre-long fibre optic cable between the UK and Spain to the Isles of Scilly, was pulled ashore on Wednesday. As BT news portal reports, the residents of the Isles of Scilly will be able to order high-speed fibre broadband by the end of the year. […]

BOA Galatea to Carry Out 3D EM Survey Offshore Newfoundland

BOA Galatea to Carry Out 3D EM Survey Offshore Newfoundland

Nalcor has signed a multi-client license agreement with Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) for regional 3D Electromagnetic (EM) Survey data over frontier areas of Newfoundland’s offshore. The BOA Galatea, the vessel that will carry out the survey, is in the Port of St. John’s preparing to commence work. The EM survey will initially target the Flemish […]

Statoil to Use Deepsea Atlantic to Permanently Plug Well 34/10-52A/B at Gullfaks Sør

Statoil to Use Deepsea Atlantic to Permanently Plug Well 34/10-52A/B at Gullfaks Sør

Statoil has received consent to use Deepsea Atlantic for permanent plugging of well 34/10-52A/B at Gullfaks Sør. Gullfaks Sør lies due south of Gullfaks in the northern part of the North Sea. The field has been developed using a total of 12 subsea templates tied back to the Gullfaks A and Gullfaks C facilities. Expected […]

Nova Innovation Appoints Ian Marchant as Chairman

Nova Innovation Appoints Ian Marchant as Chairman

Nova Innovation, the Edinburgh-based tidal energy company has appointed Ian Marchant, the former SSE Chief Executive, as Chairman. Ian Marchant was head of the UK energy firm SSE for over 10 years before standing down in 2013. Since then he has taken director and chairman roles with selected companies including Aggreko, Wood Group and Infinis. […]







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