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Subsea 7 Lands Baobab Gig (Ivory Coast)

Subsea 7 Lands Baobab Gig (Ivory Coast)

Subsea 7 S.A. has been awarded a contract in the Ivory Coast by CNR International in support of its Baobab Field Phase III development. The scope of work covers the installation of spools and umbilicals. The effective date of the contract is 25 September 2014, with the main offshore installation phase expected to be executed […]

Cefas Sends Its Wave Glider on First Mission

Cefas Sends Its Wave Glider on First Mission

Cefas has successfully launched its Wave Glider “Lyra” from St Ives on Monday, the first ever independent launch of a Wave Glider SV3 in the UK. Lyra is a US-manufactured Wave Glider SV3 and is one of just two currently in the UK. She is taking two days to sail unmanned to the Isles of […]

The Nederlands: Huisman Runs for Maritime Innovation Award

The Nederlands: Huisman Runs for Maritime Innovation Award

Huisman’s Multi-lay System with exchangeable reels and the 4,000mt offshore mast crane (as delivered to Heerema’s Aegir) has been nominated for this year’s Maritime Innovation Award. The Maritime Innovations Award was introduced in the year 2000 by Netherlands Maritime Technology, the Dutch association of maritime suppliers, to increase awareness for the innovative power of the maritime […]

STATS Expands in Canada and Middle East

STATS Expands in Canada and Middle East

Oil and gas pipeline engineering specialist STATS Group has invested more than CAD $1.8 million (£1 million) in a double pronged expansion in North America and the Middle East. In Canada, the isolation and integrity testing business has upscaled to an Edmonton facility twice the size of its previous premises and has recently opened a […]

DeepOcean Takes Delivery of Ultimate Trenching Spread from SMD

DeepOcean Takes Delivery of Ultimate Trenching Spread from SMD

Long-standing SMD customer DeepOcean, have received delivery of their 1000hp QTrencher (QT) 1000 and successfully completed a number of projects. The recently upgraded T-3200 heavy duty trenching tractor is set to sit alongside the industry‐leading free flying, jet trenching ROV on DeepOcean’s Havila Phoenix vessel. Paul Davison, SMD’s Deputy MD commented: “We are delighted to […]

Kongsberg Experiences High Demand for HUGIN AUV

Kongsberg Experiences High Demand for HUGIN AUV

World leading survey providers DOF Subsea of Norway, Fugro Geoservices of Lafayette US, Northwest Maritime of Norway and AXA Engehnaria Submarina of Brazil have chosen Kongsberg Maritime’s autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) HUGIN for offshore operations.  “We’re delighted that both new customers and current customers have chosen HUGIN for their offshore operations. We see an increase […]

Alstom Delivers More Efficient Tidal Turbine

Alstom Delivers More Efficient Tidal Turbine

Alstom has improved the performance of its tidal energy solutions with Oceade™ 18 – 1.4MW tidal stream turbine. With a rotor diameter of 18 metres, the Oceade™ tidal stream turbine has a nominal power of 1.4MW and three variable pitching blades. It is equipped with “plug-and-play” modules on rails, easily accessible through an inspection hatch […]

JV Established for Methane Gas Production in Japan

JV Established for Methane Gas Production in Japan

The Japan Methane Hydrate Operating Co., Ltd. (JMH) was established today (October 1, 2014) with the aim to participate in the Medium to Long-term Offshore Production Test from pore-filling type methane hydrate which will be conducted by the Japanese government. A substantial quantity of methane hydrate is estimated in the offshore areas around Japan. Serving […]

HYPACK’s Anchor Handling Solution for C&C Technologies

HYPACK’s Anchor Handling Solution for C&C Technologies

C&C Technologies has selected HYPACK® 2014 as the standard solution for anchor handling and positioning applications. The new anchor handling routine in HYPACK® 2014 will allow both the main vessel and anchor handling vessel (tug) operators to graphically display the status and location of anchors and their cables, track their movement and deployment, and send […]

EnBW Completes Baltic 2 OWF Substation Installation

EnBW Completes Baltic 2 OWF Substation Installation

The work on the installation of substation for Baltic 2 offshore wind farm, located about 32 km north of Ruegen Island, has been completed yesterday. After the first failure to install the substation because of bad weather conditions, EnBW managed to fix the substation to the seabed of the Baltic Sea in the second attempt. […]







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