Category archives for: Operations

PHOTO: Kvaerner’s Jacket En Route to Edvard Grieg Field

PHOTO: Kvaerner’s Jacket En Route to Edvard Grieg Field

After the recent naming ceremony, Kvaerner announced yesterday that the Edvard Grieg jacket of 14 500 tones has left the yard in Verdal. The “Solveig” jacket is heading south to be installed at Lundin Norway’s Edvard Grieg field in the central North Sea. The jacket will be installed in circa 110-115 meters water depth. The […]

TECADE Begins Flotation Tanks Project in North Sea

TECADE Begins Flotation Tanks Project in North Sea

TECADE has started construction of the flotation tanks, known as project “MARINER”, at oil platform in the North Sea. The project consists of two sets of floatation tanks in letter H, for the positioning of the jacket of the Mariner project. Each set consists of 4 subsets. This floatation tanks are equipped with a hydraulic […]

Royal Navy’s MASTT Starts Minehunter Testing

Royal Navy’s MASTT Starts Minehunter Testing

Royal Navy’s specialist team of sailors is currently testing the motorboat called Hazard in Portsmouth Naval Base. It can act as the ‘mother ship’ to an assortment of hi-tech remote-controlled and robot submersibles. Collectively, they can search, hunt and finally destroy mines faster then the Royal Navy’s Sandown and Hunt-class ships, and have the added benefit of […]

TIME Joins AAE-1 Submarine Cable Project

TIME Joins AAE-1 Submarine Cable Project

TIME dotCom Berhad is going to participate in a consortium to build a new submarine cable system that will link Asia and Europe via the Middle East, further enhancing its global footprint. Together with 16 international service providers, TIME will construct and maintain the Asia-Africa-Europe-1 (AAE-1) submarine cable system, a high-capacity cable system linking Asia […]

Hallin Supports Subsea 7 in Field Development Project in Bay of Bengal

Hallin Supports Subsea 7 in Field Development Project in Bay of Bengal

Hallin Marine, a Superior Energy Services company, starts new subsea field development project in the Bay of Bengal working in support of Subsea 7. The project began in March and is expected to take three months. It is located in the G1 deepwater region of the highly productive G1-GS15 offshore production field. India has, after […]

USCG: Deepwater Horizon Cleanup Continues

USCG: Deepwater Horizon Cleanup Continues

The Coast Guard federal on-scene coordinator (FOSC) for the Deepwater Horizon Response completed the transition to the “Middle Response” process and opened active National Response Center (NRC) cases for three miles of coastline in Louisiana. “Our response posture has evolved to target re-oiling events on coastline segments that were previously cleaned,” said Capt. Thomas Sparks, […]

No Significant Detections Found in Search for Flight MH370

No Significant Detections Found in Search for Flight MH370

After the second search for the missing MH370, the Bluefin-21 AUV was forced to resurface due to a technical issue. During the AUV’s time on deck the data gathered was downloaded and analysed, after which the AUV was redeployed to continue its search. Until now no significant detections were found. Australian Maritime Safety Authority plans […]

Seychelles Govt Approves Ophir Farm-in into WHL Energy’s Blocks

Seychelles Govt Approves Ophir Farm-in into WHL Energy’s Blocks

Australian energy company WHL Energy Limited informed that the Republic of the Seychelles has signed formal documentation approving Ophir Energy plc’s previously reported farm-in to WHL Energy’s large offshore Seychelles exploration position. Under the agreement Ophir is farming-in to earn a 75% interest in WHL Energy’s offshore Seychelles petroleum exploration project area. Vice-President Danny Faure […]

Oceaneering Completes Australian IMR Project

Oceaneering Completes Australian IMR Project

Oceaneering completed a challenging Australian IMR (Inspection, Maintenance and Repair) campaign within 3 months that included inspecting an unpiggable in-service pipeline and repairing a second pipeline using a custom diverless solution. To meet the schedule, a team of experts in inspection, remotely operated vehicles, installation and pipeline repair combined their experience to fully integrate a […]

Technip, Heerema Awarded $3.5 Bln Subsea Contract by Total

Technip, Heerema Awarded $3.5 Bln Subsea Contract by Total

Technip and Heerema Marine Contractors, have signed a major lump-sum contract with Total E&P Angola for the engineering, procurement, construction, installation (EPCI) and pre-commissioning for the SURF (subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines) part of the Kaombo project, located in Block 32 offshore Angola. The contract is valued at approximately  $3.5 billion with a Technip share […]







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