Category archives for: Equipment & Technology

DRDC Combines SeeTrack Neptune with SeaRobotics USV

DRDC Combines SeeTrack Neptune with SeaRobotics USV

SeeByte, a creator of smart software for unmanned maritime systems, and SeaRobotics, a provider of autonomous and unmanned systems, have integrated SeeByte’s SeeTrack Neptune with SeaRobotics’ family of general purpose Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV) as part of a Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) contract. SeeTrack Neptune provides a payload control architecture and real time autonomy engine […]

IKM to Deliver MRR System for Shell’s Malikai Project

IKM to Deliver MRR System for Shell’s Malikai Project

IKM Group will provide a riserless top-hole mud circulation system to Shell on the Malikai project offshore Sabah, Malaysia. The contract award is an important milestone for IKM’s MRR technology (Mud Recovery without Riser) and will mark the first application for MRR outside the North Sea. For Malikai, Shell will utilise the “Norshore Atlantic” drill-ship […]

Bowtech Launches LED-S-Series Lamp

Bowtech Launches LED-S-Series Lamp

Bowtech Products Ltd, a global market leader in subsea vision systems, announces the arrival of the LED-S-Series lamp, a smaller, 10,000 lumen “baby” version of the 20,000 lumen LED-V-Series underwater floodlight. The LED-S-Series lamp has been designed to offer a smaller, lighter and lower lumen output than the LED-V-Series using the same highly successful technology. […]

OMM Undertakes 11 Projects under Tower Support Services Package

OMM Undertakes 11 Projects under Tower Support Services Package

Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has successfully completed six of eleven cable pull-in operations under its new ‘Tower Support Services‘ package. The package, which was formed to provide clients with a clearly defined set of support services, also includes hang-off as well as termination and testing operations. John Lawton, Director from OMM, commented: “Our Tower Support […]

Nautronix Commission NASDive Digital Diver Communications System for GDA

Nautronix Commission NASDive Digital Diver Communications System for GDA

Leading provider of through water communication and positioning technology to the offshore industry, Nautronix, have commissioned the largest NASDive digital diver communications system for GDA, who were working on an upgrade of the communication system on-board Submarine Rescue Vessel, the MV Belos for the Swedish Navy. The vessel provides support for the Swedish Navy, and […]

FES Delivers DBSCs for CLOV FPSO

FES Delivers DBSCs for CLOV FPSO

FES International, a global provider of fluid transfer systems, has completed a $4M project to design and manufacture 19 diverless bend stiffener connectors (DBSCs) for NOV/Subsea 7. The DBSCs are to be installed on the CLOV floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, in Block 17 off the west coast of Africa. The project formed […]

Plexus: BG Joins New Subsea Wellhead JIP

Plexus: BG Joins New Subsea Wellhead JIP

Plexus Holdings PLC has announced that BG International Ltd (‘BG’), a subsidiary of BG Group, has signed up as the sixth major oil and gas consulting partner to Plexus’ on-going Joint Industry Project (‘JIP’). The JIP’s objective is to develop and commercialise a new and safer subsea wellhead HGSS™, utilising Plexus’ patented POS-GRIP friction-grip technology […]

Tritech Hammerhead Helps to Locate Missing Person at Snailsden Reservoir

Tritech Hammerhead Helps to Locate Missing Person at Snailsden Reservoir

Tritech’s high-resolution survey sonar is proving an invaluable tool in search and recovery operations. Yorkshire and the Humber Police areas, through their regional underwater search and marine unit, have been using the Tritech SeaKing Hammerhead system to locate missing persons. The system was recently deployed at Snailsden Reservoir, in the peak district, South Yorkshire, England, […]

ETI Tidal Energy Converter Project Phase 2 Starts

ETI Tidal Energy Converter Project Phase 2 Starts

Atlantis, owner of the world’s largest planned tidal stream energy project, MeyGen, has been awarded a £7.5 million two year contract with the UK’s Energy Technologies Institute (“ETI”) to deliver a multi-turbine foundation structure which will support a further two turbines at the Atlantis-owned MeyGen tidal stream array in the Pentland Firth, Scotland. The agreement […]

MDSU 2 Team Works with Divers in Colombia

MDSU 2 Team Works with Divers in Colombia

Navy divers from Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit Two (MDSU 2) are in Colombia working with divers from the Armada de la Rebublica de Colombia as part of Southern Partnership Station 2014. This week the MDSU divers brought out an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and demonstrated its capabilities to divers and dive students from […]







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