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Forum Bags VARD’s Order for Eight ROVs

Forum Bags VARD’s Order for Eight ROVs

Forum Energy Technologies today announced that it has received an order from Vard Holdings Limited (VARD) to supply eight Perry XLX 150HP work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) systems. The ROVs are to be mobilised on four new-build pipeline supply vessels (PLSV) for the joint venture formed by DOF Subsea and Technip that was awarded four […]

Viper Subsea Wins Equipment Supply Contract (Azerbaijan)

Viper Subsea Wins Equipment Supply Contract (Azerbaijan)

Viper Subsea has secured its largest contract to date for the supply of subsea hydraulic and electrical distribution equipment to an oil field in the Caspian Sea. The multi-million pound order includes the design and supply of subsea equipment as well as an option for providing a support team to oversee the installation and commission […]

Norwegian-Russian Experts to Examine Sunken Nuclear Submarine K-159

Norwegian-Russian Experts to Examine Sunken Nuclear Submarine K-159

A Norwegian-Russian Expert Group is underway to examine the radioactive contamination at the sunken Russian nuclear submarine K-159 in the Barents Sea. The submarine K-159 has been lying at a depth of 246 meters in Kildinbanken, less than 130 kilometers from the Norwegian border, since 2003. Researchers aboard the research vessel Ivan Petrov are now […]

IMCA to Take Part in Two Upcoming Events In China

IMCA to Take Part in Two Upcoming Events In China

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) will take part in two important events in China this autumn, Oceanology International China 2014 (OI China 2014) and China International Diving, Salvage & Offshore Summit-2014 (DSOS-2014). The association is an official supporter of both events, and is also fielding speakers. Nick Hough, Technical Adviser, Offshore Survey and Safety […]

Halliburton Settles Claims Related to Macondo Incident

Halliburton Settles Claims Related to Macondo Incident

Halliburton announced that it has reached an agreement to settle a substantial majority of the plaintiffs’ class claims asserted against the company as a result of the April 20, 2010 Macondo well incident in the Gulf of Mexico. The approximately $1.1 billion settlement, which includes legal fees, is subject to approval by the United States […]

Ocean Specialists Names New Director

Ocean Specialists Names New Director

Ocean Specialists, Inc (OSI) has appointed Anne Dellos LeBoutillier as Director of Global Marketing and Business Development for the firm. Anne Dellos LeBoutillier is a business expansion professional with extensive strategic marketing and lead generation expertise and broad experience in subsea cable solutions across both telecommunications and oil & gas industries. Dellos LeBoutillier joins OSI following her most […]

Telkom Invests in SAT-3/WASC/SAFE Submarine Cable Upgrade

Telkom Invests in SAT-3/WASC/SAFE Submarine Cable Upgrade

Telkom’s Chief Technology Officer, Alphonzo Samuels, announced that the company has contributed to the fourth upgrade of SAT-3/WASC/SAFE submarine cable system. “This cable upgrade further addresses the global capacity demands such as fast internet connectivity, data-hungry applications, high-quality video-on-demand and increasing social media usage, thus enhancing customer experience,” said Samuels. SAT-3/WASC cable system has been […]

UK: NOC Announces New SBRI Competition

UK: NOC Announces New SBRI Competition

The latest Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition was launched today at the NOC in Southampton, making £1.5 million available to UK businesses to develop novel adaptive autonomous ocean sampling network (AOSN) management systems. The competition, run by the Natural Environment Research Council, in partnership with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) and Innovate […]

Deep Trekker Mini-ROV Comes to UK

Deep Trekker Mini-ROV Comes to UK

Planet Ocean have been appointed as UK and Ireland distributors for the Canadian Deep Trekker range of remotely operated vehicles. The innovative DTG2 ROV is powered by on-board rechargeable batteries negating the need for a bulky surface power supply, Deep Trekker offers many advantages over the typical top side powered ROVs. The on-board batteries mean a […]

Marine Data Exchange Releases New Open Data from Bristol Channel

Marine Data Exchange Releases New Open Data from Bristol Channel

The Crown Estate has published a wealth of data and information gathered from the former Atlantic Array offshore wind project in the Bristol Channel through its online resource, the Marine Data Exchange. The extensive data garnered from this part of the seabed has now been brought together in one place and is the first time […]







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