Category archives for: Press releases

Hyperdynamics’ Director Lord David Owen Resigns

Hyperdynamics’ Director Lord David Owen Resigns

Hyperdynamics Corp. announced the resignation of Lord David Owen as a member of its Board of Directors. Lord Owen also served on the Nominating and Corporate Governance and Governmental Relations committees of the Board. Ray Leonard, Hyperdynamics’ President and CEO, commented, “Hyperdynamics has been fortunate to have had Lord Owen as a director since September […]

RentOcean’s Equipment for Storage of Gemini OWF Cables

RentOcean’s Equipment for Storage of Gemini OWF Cables

RentOcean, a 100 percent owned subsidiary of Oceanteam Shipping ASA, has been awarded a contract to supply Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects BV a 3000t demountable onshore turntable system and accompanying equipment for a long-term storage project. The turntable and additional equipment will be used for storage of cables at Eemshaven, The Netherlands for the […]

Kongsberg’s AUV Pioneer Wins MTS Award

Kongsberg’s AUV Pioneer Wins MTS Award

Bjørn Jalving, Executive Vice President Subsea at maritime, offshore and subsea technology developer Kongsberg Maritime has been given the Compass Distinguished Achievement Award from the Marine Technology Society. The award ceremony took place on September 16 at the OCEANS 2014 MTS/IEEE conference in St. John ‘s, Newfoundland, Canada. This prestigious award is presented to an […]

Great Barrier Reef is Effective Wave Absorber, Study Shows

Great Barrier Reef is Effective Wave Absorber, Study Shows

New research has found that the Great Barrier Reef, as a whole, is a remarkably effective wave absorber, despite large gaps between the reefs. This means that landward of the reefs, waves are mostly related to local winds rather than offshore wave conditions. As waves break and reduce in height over reefs, this drives currents […]

Atlantis Completes Financial Close for MeyGen Project

Atlantis Completes Financial Close for MeyGen Project

Atlantis, owner of the world’s largest planned tidal stream energy project, MeyGen Limited (“MeyGen”), announces that all conditions have been satisfied under the terms of the funding package announced on 21 August 2014 to enable the drawdown of funding for the project. Financing to fully fund Phase 1A of the MeyGen project has now been […]

North Sea Energy Starts Bagpuss Site Survey

North Sea Energy Starts Bagpuss Site Survey

North Sea Energy Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary North Sea Energy (UK N02) Ltd. (NSE-2), has announced that the Bagpuss Site Survey has begun and should be completed in the next 7 days. The purpose of the survey is to collect high resolution digital seismic, soils data and a full range of environmental data that is required […]

Hilong Takes Delivery of ‘Hilong 106′ Pipelay Derrick Barge

Hilong Takes Delivery of ‘Hilong 106′ Pipelay Derrick Barge

The Hilong Group, centered in Beijing and Shanghai, has taken ownership of the offshore pipe-lay derrick barge, purchased late last year and formally named “Hilong 106” attesting to Hilong’s expansion into the offshore engineering and services sector. Hilong acquired the “Hilong 106” pipe-lay derrick barge from Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. in late December 2013, […]

GE Subsea Manifolds for Petrobras’ Pre-Salt Fields

GE Subsea Manifolds for Petrobras’ Pre-Salt Fields

GE Oil & Gas announced a more than $300 million contract with Petrobras for the first supply of the subsea manifold systems for Brazil’s pre-salt fields, located offshore in water depths up to 6,500 feet (2,000 meters). This award includes eight manifolds that will be designed with retrievable injection modules to allow water-alternated gas injection […]

Plexus Gets New Board Member

Plexus Gets New Board Member

Plexus Holdings PLC, owner of the proprietary POS-GRIP® friction-grip method of wellhead engineering has appointed Charles Edward Jones to the Board of Plexus as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Jones’ role will include advising the Board in respect of interacting with US oil and gas operators and service companies, industry bodies, and regulators as […]

Mermaid to Use ‘Bourbon Evolution’ for Diving Work in Middle East

Mermaid to Use ‘Bourbon Evolution’ for Diving Work in Middle East

Mermaid Maritime Public Company Limited announces that its wholly owned subsidiary in the Middle East has been awarded two saturation diving services contracts. Both Contracts are estimated to be of approximately 6-8 months duration in total. The first of these two Contracts has already commenced and the second will start back-to-back upon completion of the […]







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