Category archives for: Equipment & Technology

Fugro Wins Schiehallion Support Contract from BP

Fugro Wins Schiehallion Support Contract from BP

Fugro has been awarded a contract by BP Exploration Operating Company for the provision of wellhead and riser monitoring services. The contract will support BP drilling activities for the Quad 204 redevelopment of the Schiehallion field, West of Shetland. A total of 25 wells are to be drilled over the next seven years using the […]

Polarcus Alima Kicks Off Ivory Coast Survey

Polarcus Alima Kicks Off Ivory Coast Survey

Polarcus Alima has mobilized for a dual-azimuth proprietary 3D seismic survey offshore Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa. The purpose-built seismic vessel is equipped with specialized, advanced maritime technology to minimize the environmental footprint of the operation and the vessel continues to set new standards for the industry, having been awarded the Triple-E(TM) environmental and energy efficiency […]

DOF’s Skandi Hav Gets Petrobras Extension

DOF’s Skandi Hav Gets Petrobras Extension

Norskan Offshore, a subsidiary of DOF ASA, has been awarded a 4 years contract with Petrobras for the vessel Skandi Hav. Skandi Hav has been previously contracted by Petrobras in 2009 for a 5-year deal, (NOK 375 million) after being rebuilt to FSO handling vessel. The new contract is expected to commence in November after […]

Geospace Technologies Secures OBX Rental Contract

Geospace Technologies Secures OBX Rental Contract

Geospace Technologies Corporation has entered into an agreement with an international seismic contractor to rent 4,000 stations of its cable-less OBX ocean bottom nodal system. The contract term is for 180 days and delivery of the OBX system is expected to occur in January 2015. The OBX system is designed for cable-free flexible subsea recording […]

Neptune Gets Ichthys LNG Positioning and Survey Services Contract

Neptune Gets Ichthys LNG Positioning and Survey Services Contract

Neptune Marine Services Limited has been awarded a framework agreement by INPEX for the provision of Neptune’s range of specialist services. Under this agreement, Neptune has been awarded a 40 month rig positioning and survey services contract for the Ichthys LNG Project. The services are scheduled to commence in November/December 2014, and are expected to […]

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 […]







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