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Deep Trekker Mini-ROV Comes to UK

Deep Trekker Mini-ROV Comes to UK

Planet Ocean have been appointed as UK and Ireland distributors for the Canadian Deep Trekker range of remotely operated vehicles. The innovative DTG2 ROV is powered by on-board rechargeable batteries negating the need for a bulky surface power supply, Deep Trekker offers many advantages over the typical top side powered ROVs. The on-board batteries mean a […]

Marine Data Exchange Releases New Open Data from Bristol Channel

Marine Data Exchange Releases New Open Data from Bristol Channel

The Crown Estate has published a wealth of data and information gathered from the former Atlantic Array offshore wind project in the Bristol Channel through its online resource, the Marine Data Exchange. The extensive data garnered from this part of the seabed has now been brought together in one place and is the first time […]

JDR Lands Dudgeon OWF Cabling Deal

JDR Lands Dudgeon OWF Cabling Deal

JDR has won a new contract with VBMS for the Statoil/Statkraft Dudgeon offshore wind farm. Dudgeon, off the UK’s Norfolk coast will utilise over 95 kilometres of JDR’s copper core inter-array cable and a range of cable accessories. The design and manufacture will take place at JDR’s UK bases in Cambridgeshire and Hartlepool. The Dudgeon […]

IMCA to Host Subsea Fibre & Hybrid Rope Workshop

IMCA to Host Subsea Fibre & Hybrid Rope Workshop

The International Marine Contractors Association will be holding a subsea fibre & hybrid rope seminar in Amsterdam on Wednesday 29 October, which will enable attendees to fully understand, and become involved with the discussion on, what is required by the subsea construction industry. This includes the approaches taken in fibre and hybrid rope system adoption into […]

Scientists Find Evidence of Active Methane Emission at Antarctic Seafloor

Scientists Find Evidence of Active Methane Emission at Antarctic Seafloor

During an expedition with the German research vessel Polarstern off the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, an international team of scientists discovered more than 130 active methane seeps at the seafloor. According to chief scientist and MARUM researcher Gerhard Bohrmann, this is the first report of greenhouse gases seeping out of the seabed in the Southern […]

RDS Secures ‘Sea Lion’ FEED Contract

RDS Secures ‘Sea Lion’ FEED Contract

RDS has been awarded a front-end engineering design (FEED) contract by AMEC for Premier Oil’s Sea Lion development in the North Falklands Basin. RDS is the rig design and engineering subsidiary of international drilling and engineering contractor, KCA Deutag. The FEED work is part of AMEC’s overall FEED contract for the Sea Lion development and […]

Normandie 3 Project Nears Completion

Normandie 3 Project Nears Completion

Jersey Electricity has informed that its 10-year project to install a third interconnector to France and adjoining land cables is now almost complete. After a long and complex planning process, this year has seen the safe and successful installation of the 32km, 100MW subsea cable from Armanville to Gorey, the 19km French land cable from the coast […]

DNV GL Approves SGS’ Permanent Underwater Wet Welding Repairs

DNV GL Approves SGS’ Permanent Underwater Wet Welding Repairs

DNV GL and Subsea Global Solutions LLC. (SGS) announce that they have completed an extensive joint research and development program, that will allow permanent repairs to be carried out by underwater wet welding on certain areas of vessels. Subsea Global Solutions’ global network of coded welder divers will be available to perform these permanent repairs […]

Statoil, DNV GL in Subsea Processing Standardisation JIP

Statoil, DNV GL in Subsea Processing Standardisation JIP

Statoil has entered into an agreement with DNV GL to establish an industrial cooperation to introduce an international industry standard for subsea process technology. DNV GL will lead a joint industry project (JIP) with important subsea operators to find industrial standards which will make it more profitable to develop larger projects with subsea processing technology. […]

QED Naval Recruits New Engineer

QED Naval Recruits New Engineer

QED Naval, a provider of consultancy services to the marine renewable energy sector and technical support to the Subhub Platform, has welcomed a new member of staff into the ranks. Aris Zavvos who has recently joined has a Sustainable Energy Systems Master degree and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh. Aris has […]







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