Category archives for: Equipment & Technology

Marsol and Aubin Team Up to Offer ‘Industry First’ Pigging Solution

Marsol and Aubin Team Up to Offer ‘Industry First’ Pigging Solution

UAE-based global marine solutions provider, Marsol International and chemical engineering specialist Aubin Group has announced a partnership agreement to provide an ‘industry first’ total pigging solution for non-piggable pipelines. Marsol and Aubin delivered a solution to achieve a world’s first by completing the successful displacement of pipeline preservation fluid in three, 48 inch pipelines using […]

SEAI Boosts ESB’s Westwave Project with $1.8 Mln Funding

SEAI Boosts ESB’s Westwave Project with $1.8 Mln Funding

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland has announced funding of $1.8 million for environmental and feasibility studies at ESB’s Westwave project which aims to deploy five wave energy devices off the coast of County Clare by 2018. This announcement brings Ireland another step closer to capturing its great ocean energy resource for electricity generation. In […]

VideoRay ROVs Assist in Korean Ferry Recovery Operations

VideoRay ROVs Assist in Korean Ferry Recovery Operations

VideoRay LLC has provided two Pro 4 ROV systems for the rescue and recovery operation of the ferry Sewol which sunk off the coast of Jindo Island, South Korea last Wednesday. The ROVs are currently searching for bodies or possible survivors on the sea floor around the ferry as well as inside the hull and […]

OMS Receives Queen’s Award for Innovation

OMS Receives Queen’s Award for Innovation

Optical Metrology Services (OMS), an oil & gas pipe measurement specialist, has won the coveted 2014 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category for its SmartFit™ service, a system for managing pipe preparation and fit-up in readiness for welding prior to pipe laying. Used in the oil & gas industries, SmartFit™ ensures accurate fitment of pipes […]

Claxton’s Camera Update to Benefit Crane Operators

Claxton’s Camera Update to Benefit Crane Operators

Claxton Engineering Services Ltd, an Acteon company, has launched the latest version for its ATEX and safe-area crane boom cameras. The new system will improve operational safety through substantial upgrades in camera performance and its user interface. Enhancements to the camera, which is one in a range of best-in-class subsea and surface cameras, include state-of-the-art […]

Expro Wins $100 Mln Subsea Contract for Shah Deniz Stage 2

Expro Wins $100 Mln Subsea Contract for Shah Deniz Stage 2

Expro, international oilfield services company, has secured a milestone subsea contract with BP for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the South Caspian Sea, one of Expro’s largest Europe CIS contracts to date. The 5-year contract, worth almost $100m, will see Expro provide completion landing string equipment and services for the installation and completion of […]

Hejre Jacket Ready for Sail Away at Heerema’s Vlissingen Yard

Hejre Jacket Ready for Sail Away at Heerema’s Vlissingen Yard

Heerema Fabrication Group loaded the 8,500 tons Hejre jacket onto a Heerema barge at Vlissingen. The jacket will be part of DONG Energy’s Hejre development, the largest oil and gas project in the Danish sector of the North Sea. Heerema secured the contract for the construction of Hejre jacket from Technip, which will, in cooperation […]

HR Wallingford’s ARC-Boat Benefits UK Environment Agency

HR Wallingford’s ARC-Boat Benefits UK Environment Agency

The ARC-Boat, developed by HR Wallingford, is a remote controlled boat used to deploy river, estuary and reservoir survey technology. Two-years after its introduction, it has been of great value to the UK Environment Agency. International environmental hydraulics specialist HR Wallingford worked in partnership with the Environment Agency to develop the ARC-Boat, a remote controlled boat that is […]

FlexTech to Install Flexible Pipes for Ocean Installer

FlexTech to Install Flexible Pipes for Ocean Installer

FlexTech, a flexible pipe specialist, has signed a contract for flexible pipe installation with Ocean Installer in a $850,000 deal. Aberdeen-based FlexTech will deliver the detailed design of a flexible pipe installation spread as well as installation analysis and project support to Ocean Installer, a subsea contractor specialising in subsea installation and engineering and construction services. […]

Ocean Sonics Extends Its Sales Network in Asia

Ocean Sonics Extends Its Sales Network in Asia

Ocean Sonics has appointed two new distributors to its global network to increase awareness and sales of the icListen Smart Hydrophone in both Japan and Singapore. Toyko-based SHOSHIN Corporation will leverage its sales and marketing experience, and distributor capabilities within Japan to establish Ocean Sonics as the preferred provider of Digital Hydrophones. Under the terms […]







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