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Hydroid to Sponsor AUV Hydrographic Bootcamp

Hydroid to Sponsor AUV Hydrographic Bootcamp

Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and the leading manufacturer of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), announced that it will sponsor the AUV Hydrographic Bootcamp, taking place August 3 – 8, 2014 at the University of New Hampshire’s Judd Gregg Marine Science Complex in New Castle, NH. The symposium will focus on developing new methods […]

Partrac Completes Survey for TiME Project

Partrac Completes Survey for TiME Project

Partrac, the marine data acquisition experts, has completed the first turbulence survey for the Carbon Trust-managed Turbulence in Marine Environments (TiME) project. This is the first time that a survey has been designed specifically to measure turbulence using different methods and technologies so that each can be evaluated, and turbulence can be mapped across a […]

MarineSpace Names New Technical Director

MarineSpace Names New Technical Director

MarineSpace Ltd announces that Joseph Kidd has joined the team as Technical Director. Joe has over ten years experience working on a wide range of energy projects, and eight years working specifically in the offshore renewables energy industry. As the Project Development Manager at MCT Siemens for the last four years he has been at […]

AWS-III Wave Power Generator Successfully Tested

AWS-III Wave Power Generator Successfully Tested

Inverness-based AWS Ocean Energy has taken a major step forward with the successful deployment and initial testing of a half-scale AWS-III wave power generator. The test programme took place at Lyness in Orkney, Scotland, and will help the company develop its energy technology for variable applications – small-scale use (for example in offshore fish farms) […]

Navy Invests in Wave Energy Test Site Off Marine Corps Base Hawaii

Navy Invests in Wave Energy Test Site Off Marine Corps Base Hawaii

Work at the Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) located off Marine Corps Base Hawaii at Kāneʻohe has received an infusion of $9 million from the U.S. Navy. The funds, from the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), are directed to the Applied Research Laboratory at the University of Hawai‘i (ARL/UH), working with UH Mānoa’s Hawaii Natural […]

EOMAP, Landgate Deliver Unique Water Quality Monitoring Tools

EOMAP, Landgate Deliver Unique Water Quality Monitoring Tools

German and Australian scientists launched state-of-the-art water quality monitoring tools that will enable anyone in the world to zoom in on what is stirring up under the surface of Australian waters. Aquatic remote sensing company EOMAP teamed up with Western Australian statutory authority Landgate to deliver these unique products. “The fusion of EOMAP’s science and […]

NOF Members Supply Equipment for Ichthys FPSO

NOF Members Supply Equipment for Ichthys FPSO

Two NOF Energy members joined forces to complete contracts on a production and storage vessel which will be used off the Australian coast. Flexible Engineered Solutions International of Ashington, supplied Diverless Bend Stiffener Connectors for the Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel working in the Ichthys Liquefied Natural Gas project. FES International’s MD Rob […]

Costa Concordia Gets Ready for Departure

Costa Concordia Gets Ready for Departure

Work is in progress to complete the last operations before the departure of the Concordia from Giglio Island, planned for tomorrow, Wednesday July 23rd. At present, the Concordia has a draft of approximately 18 meters, and technicians have to lower the last starboard sponson (S14). Welding is also in progress to position the bollards needed […]

Searcher Seismic to Acquire Pinatubo Multi-Client 2D Seismic Survey

Searcher Seismic to Acquire Pinatubo Multi-Client 2D Seismic Survey

Searcher Seismic announces the proposed acquisition of the Pinatubo multi-client 2D seismic survey. Searcher plan to acquire the 3,843 km survey covering a 10 by 20 km grid in the West Luzon Basin. The survey includes coverage over the PECR5 bid round blocks 8,9,10 & 11. The Pinatubo 2D survey offers for the first time […]

SPT Offshore, VSF to Build Test Frame for ‘Pieter Schelte’

SPT Offshore, VSF to Build Test Frame for ‘Pieter Schelte’

For the testing of the lift systems for the giant and world’s largest decommissioning vessel ‘Pieter Schelte’ (measuring 382m long by 124m wide and suited for lifting of structures weighing up to 48,000 tons), Allseas has awarded the fabrication of a Test Frame to the project joint venture of SPT Offshore and Volker Staal en […]







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