Category archives for: Research & Development

Material Found Off Augusta Not Related to MH370, Search Continues

Material Found Off Augusta Not Related to MH370, Search Continues

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), after the analyses of the photographs, confirmed that the material washed ashore 10 kilometers east of Augusta is not related to the missing flight MH370. The search for the MH370 continues today in an area of approximately 49,567 square kilometers. The Bluefin-21 AUV is completing its twelfth mission in […]

Transparency to Release New Wave and Tidal Energy Market Report

Transparency to Release New Wave and Tidal Energy Market Report

Transparency Market Research has introduced an upcoming report on wave and tidal market in its offering. The research report called ‘Wave & Tidal Energy Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth and Forecast, 2013 – 2019′analyzes this market depending on its market segments, major geographies, and current market trends. The report is […]

TGS Starts Two New Surveys in Barents Sea

TGS Starts Two New Surveys in Barents Sea

TGS begins new 2D and 3D multi-client projects in the Norwegian Barents Sea. Both surveys will provide customers with high quality data prior to the closing of the 23rd Norwegian Licensing round. The HFCE14 is a 3,100 km2 3D multi-client survey, extending TGS’ existing multi-year 3D Hoop coverage to more than 20,000 km2. The survey will be acquired […]

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 […]

Island Offshore Takes Delivery of SCV Island Pride

Island Offshore Takes Delivery of SCV Island Pride

Island Offshore has informed through the social media that it has taken delivery of the subsea construction vessel M/V ‘Island Pride’. The vessel was delivered from VARD Brevik in Norway. The vessel is of UT 737 CD design and is capable of providing trenching work, crane work, subsea construction, ROV operations, survey work, IMR work, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reef Subsea Re-Organizes into Three Separate Units

Reef Subsea Re-Organizes into Three Separate Units

Reef Subsea has announced a re-organization to create three independent companies, Reef Subsea, X-Subsea and Technocean Subsea, all with separate management and independent strategies. Reef Subsea was created in 2010 in a joint venture between the oil and gas private equity investor HitecVision and Rieber Shipping. Following three years of growth in operations in the […]

Energy Minister Sees Cygnus Field Development at Nigg Fabrication Yard

Energy Minister Sees Cygnus Field Development at Nigg Fabrication Yard

Energy Minister Michael Fallon visited Nigg fabrication yard, a key construction site for the Cygnus project, the largest Southern gas field in the North Sea to be approved and developed in the past 25 years. A partnership between GDF Suez, Centrica and Bayerngas, the Cygnus project was only made possible because of tax incentives introduced […]

Veripos to Co-Host Position Monitoring Workshop

Veripos to Co-Host Position Monitoring Workshop

Veripos, an innovator in precise navigation and positioning solutions, is co-organizing an offshore positioning industry workshop at Radisson Blu Hotel, Ålesund, on May 22, 2014. This event, which is aimed at Captains, owners, operators and DPOs, will focus exclusively on the latest advances in DP reference sensor technologies. It is a free one-day user workshop that will […]







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