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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. […]

JDR Opens New Offshore Engineering Technology Centre in Cambridge

JDR Opens New Offshore Engineering Technology Centre in Cambridge

JDR, a leading provider of technology connecting the global offshore energy industry, is opening a new offshore engineering technology centre in Cambridge. Building out from JDR’s global HQ in North Cambridgeshire, the new centre will put JDR at the heart of Cambridge’s growing oil and gas innovation community as energy research seeks to exploit reserves […]

Nexans’ First-Half Results in Line with Expectations

Nexans’ First-Half Results in Line with Expectations

The Nexans Board of Directors meeting chaired by Frédéric Vincent on July 24, 2014, approved the Group’s condensed consolidated financial statements for the first half of 2014. Consolidated sales for the six months ended June 30, 2014 came to 3.216 billion euros compared with 3.412 billion euros for the same period of 2013. This year-on-year contraction […]

Bluestream Orders Containerised Air-Dive Spreads from IHC Hytech

Bluestream Orders Containerised Air-Dive Spreads from IHC Hytech

IHC Hytech, part of Royal IHC, has secured an order for two innovative containerised air-dive spreads from Bluestream, an offshore and subsea company that operates in the oil and gas, and renewable energy sectors. These high-quality systems consist of a containerised 1,800mm decompression chamber with a full three-dive control panel and a separate machinery container […]

Gulf Island, Bechtel to Jointly Pursue Opportunities in Gulf of Mexico

Gulf Island, Bechtel to Jointly Pursue Opportunities in Gulf of Mexico

Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. have signed a cooperative agreement with Bechtel Oil, Gas, and Chemicals, Inc. to work together to pursue opportunities for offshore projects for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and abroad. Gulf Island’s fabrication experience, infrastructure, and skilled labor along with Bechtel’s unmatched engineering, project management, and direct-hire construction capabilities, provides customers a […]







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