Category archives for: Equipment & Technology

Top News of the Week of Sep 15 – Sep 21, 2014

Top News of the Week of Sep 15 – Sep 21, 2014

1. Subsea 7 Reduces Norwegian Workforce Oil services company Subsea 7 is reportedly reducing its Norwegian workforce between 100 and 150 employees due to project delays. 2. Scientists Find Large Submarine Canyon in Med A massive underwater canyon has been discovered in the Mediterranean near Italy by an international team of scientists that includes mapping […]

UK Ministry of Defence to Acquire New UUVs

UK Ministry of Defence to Acquire New UUVs

UK Ministry of Defence, Ships from Bristol has issued a tender for the provision of unmanned underwater vehicles. The tenders are required to supply two unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) with side scan sonar and bathymetric capability (conductivity and temperature Sensors), navigation system, through water 2-way communication and stand alone command and control unit. Furthermore, the […]

Phoenix Wins SUPSALV Support Contract

Phoenix Wins SUPSALV Support Contract

Phoenix International Holdings Inc., Largo, Maryland, is being awarded a $75,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award fee contract for worldwide undersea deep ocean search and recovery operations and associated services to support the Director of Ocean Engineering, Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV). This contract allows the Navy to meet its responsibility for deep ocean search and recovery […]

VIDEO: FPSO Petrojarl Knarr Sailaway

VIDEO: FPSO Petrojarl Knarr Sailaway

Petrojarl Knarr is one of Teekay’s largest FPSO projects to date. In 2011, Teekay Corporation announced an agreement to provide BG Norge Limited with a FPSO unit for the Knarr field. Earler this week, the new floating production vessel Petrojarl Knarr has arrived from Korea at Aibel’s shipyard in Haugesund, where the ship will be […]

Wild Well Unveils Subsea Capping Stack for Global Market

Wild Well Unveils Subsea Capping Stack for Global Market

Wild Well Control, Inc., a Superior Energy Services company and a global leader in firefighting and well control, has unveiled its new subsea capping stack for response to a global deepwater well control incident.   The subsea capping stack, located in Singapore, is a part of Wild Well’s comprehensive emergency response system, WellCONTAINED™, which provides […]

Trelleborg’s Cable Protection for Phase Two of Fukushima Forward Project

Trelleborg’s Cable Protection for Phase Two of Fukushima Forward Project

Trelleborg’s offshore operation has secured a contract to supply its range of high performance cable protection, for phase two of the prestigious offshore wind farm Fukushima Forward Project, lead by Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Following a successful delivery of phase one, Trelleborg has been selected to provide its distributed buoyancy modules (DBM), […]

Balmoral to Kick Off Brazilian Production in 2015

Balmoral to Kick Off Brazilian Production in 2015

In an announcement at the Rio Oil and Gas show in Brazil, Aberdeen-based deepwater buoyancy, insulation and elastomer product specialist, Balmoral Offshore Engineering, said its new Brazilian manufacturing facility will be up and running in the second quarter of 2015. Alex Ellis, the British Ambassador to Brazil, helped the company make the announcement at the […]

SMD Wraps Up Auxiliary Cutter Assembly

SMD Wraps Up Auxiliary Cutter Assembly

Secretary-General Nii Odunton accompanied by his Deputy and Legal Counsel, Michael Lodge, had the opportunity to visit the Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) facility in Newcastle upon Tyne to get a look at Nautilus Minerals’ Polymetallic Sulphides Mining Technology. The newly assembled Auxiliary Cutter (AC), is the third and final seafloor production tool (SPT) being built […]

RentOcean’s Equipment for Storage of Gemini OWF Cables

RentOcean’s Equipment for Storage of Gemini OWF Cables

RentOcean, a 100 percent owned subsidiary of Oceanteam Shipping ASA, has been awarded a contract to supply Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects BV a 3000t demountable onshore turntable system and accompanying equipment for a long-term storage project. The turntable and additional equipment will be used for storage of cables at Eemshaven, The Netherlands for the […]

Kongsberg’s AUV Pioneer Wins MTS Award

Kongsberg’s AUV Pioneer Wins MTS Award

Bjørn Jalving, Executive Vice President Subsea at maritime, offshore and subsea technology developer Kongsberg Maritime has been given the Compass Distinguished Achievement Award from the Marine Technology Society. The award ceremony took place on September 16 at the OCEANS 2014 MTS/IEEE conference in St. John ‘s, Newfoundland, Canada. This prestigious award is presented to an […]







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