Category archives for: Equipment & Technology

GeoSea Begins 3rd Round of Foundation Installation on Westermost Rough

GeoSea Begins 3rd Round of Foundation Installation on Westermost Rough

With the departure of the installation vessel INNOVATION from the port Aalborg, GeoSea has now started the 3rd  foundation installation cycle on the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. INNOVATION has loaded 5 large monopiles and transition pieces of the next installation cycle in the port of Aalborg, which are currently transported across the North Sea […]

Digital Scotland Project Gets First Beneficiaries

Digital Scotland Project Gets First Beneficiaries

Homes and businesses in Lerwick on Shetland are set to be Scotland’s first island community to get fibre broadband as part of the $688 million Digital Scotland partnership. Lerwick joins Keith in Moray as the latest areas to be announced as part of the Digital Highlands and Islands project which will deliver fibre broadband to […]

Conversion Works on ‘Polarcus Naila’ Underway in Amsterdam (PHOTO)

Conversion Works on ‘Polarcus Naila’ Underway in Amsterdam (PHOTO)

The work on Polarcus Naila, a 12 streamer 3D/4D seismic vessel, at the Shipdock Amsterdam, a part of Damen Shipyard Group, is well underway. The vessel arrived in February at the Shipdock Amsterdam for its six-week conversion into a Special Purpose Ship. The conversion and repairs of the ship are supposed to last about 35 days, according to Flip van […]

OceanWorks Delivers Subsea Equipment to Harris CapRock

OceanWorks Delivers Subsea Equipment to Harris CapRock

OceanWorks International delivered a spare node base and two node pods to Harris CapRock Communications (HCC) in support of the ongoing operation and maintenance of CSnet International’s Offshore Communications Backbone (OCB) system. The OCB subsea infrastructure, including five seafloor nodes which form the existing seafloor observatory portion of the system, was originally designed by OceanWorks International. The […]

Crabster CR200 to Conduct First Mission Soon (VIDEO)

Crabster CR200 to Conduct First Mission Soon (VIDEO)

Through the Korean Institute of Ocean Science and Technology’s (KIOST) efforts, led by researcher Bong Huan Jun, an underwater robot named Crabster CR200 capable of conducting dangerous undersea exploration was recently developed. As CNN reports, the Crabster is 2.4 meters long and has six legs which contain 30 motors. The device weights around 650 kg. […]

Technip Awarded Its Largest Umbilical Contract by Total

Technip Awarded Its Largest Umbilical Contract by Total

Technip announces that a consortium composed of Angoflex Ltd (owned jointly with Sonangol) and DUCO Ltd, has been awarded a large lump-sum contract by Total E&P Angola. The contract consists of the umbilical system part of the Kaombo project, located in Block 32 offshore Angola in water depths up to 2,000 meters.  The scope of work […]

Gardline Completes Deep Water Environmental Survey for BP

Gardline Completes Deep Water Environmental Survey for BP

Gardline Environmental Limited, part of the marine specialists Gardline Marine Sciences Limited, through WAW International, were awarded, at the end of 2013, a contract to undertake Environmental and MetOcean surveys in South Eastern Mediterranean by BP. Gardline’s survey vessel, the M/V Ocean Observer, mobilised in Malta just before Christmas in order to complete a 25 day […]

Discovery Centre, OTCNS Launch New Science Program

Discovery Centre, OTCNS Launch New Science Program

The Discovery Centre in partnership with the Ocean Technology Council of Nova Scotia (OTCNS) and the Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Nova Scotia (ADIANS), under the auspices of Labour and Advanced Education Ocean Sector Council, launched the “Tide to Technology” program on Saturday, April 12th at the Discovery Centre. Tide to Technology is an external […]

Video: IFPEN Develops ‘Deepline Wind’ Software

Video: IFPEN Develops ‘Deepline Wind’ Software

A few years back, IFP Energies nouvelles turned its attention to research aimed at coming up with technologies enabling the development of offshore wind power, along with the conversion of wave energy, tidal energy and ocean thermal energy. IFPEN’s main fields of activity in the wind power sector relate to three areas, the objective being to […]

Osiris Projects Nears Completion of Highlands & Islands Works

Osiris Projects Nears Completion of Highlands & Islands Works

Osiris Projects is nearing completion of the ambitious works on the subsea cabling project which will help deliver fast, fibre optic broadband to the Highlands and Islands. In March 2013, BT was awarded a contract by Highlands & Islands Enterprise (HIE) to deliver high speed fibre optic broadband across the Highlands & Islands region. This project will […]







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