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REL to Supply Mooring Winch System to NOC

REL to Supply Mooring Winch System to NOC

Romica Engineering Ltd (REL) have signed a contract with The UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) to provide a containerised deep ocean mooring winch system. This 4000m capacity winch system, with a hydraulic power unit, will be used at sea for various large mooring operations. This winch system will be freighted worldwide in an ISO 20’open […]

LDD to Present at WindEnergy Hamburg

LDD to Present at WindEnergy Hamburg

LDD, an Acteon company, will be joining sister company MENCK to showcase their joint specialist marine foundation capabilities, amongst more than 1,000 exhibitors at WindEnergy Hamburg 2014. The new expo is focused on innovations in the global on- and offshore wind industry. The LDD and MENCK teams will also be joined by new Acteon sister […]

Polarcus Completes Porcupine Basin 3D Shoot Off Ireland

Polarcus Completes Porcupine Basin 3D Shoot Off Ireland

Polarcus has successfully completed acquisition of a major new 3D broadband multi-client project in the southern Porcupine Basin, offshore SW Ireland. The extensive survey, undertaken in partnership with ION GeoVentures, saw the technologically-advanced 3D seismic vessel Polarcus Amani tow an ultra-wide 1,350m receiver array comprising ten 2Hz solid digital streamers of 8,100m length. This large […]

Prysmian to Exhibit at WindEnergy Hamburg

Prysmian to Exhibit at WindEnergy Hamburg

Prysmian Group will showcase its range of products and services for the wind power industry at the 2014 edition of the WindEnergy Hamburg event in Hamburg (Germany) from September 23 to 26. Long term growth perspectives in the renewable sector and business development strategy have taken the Group to further strengthen commitment to this strategic […]

RentOcean Equipment Helps in Cable Loading for Ras Laffan-Halul Connection

RentOcean Equipment Helps in Cable Loading for Ras Laffan-Halul Connection

The two new 4000t demountable turntable systems were successfully used to load 2x50km of power cable on the Hanjin Pioneer at the LS Cable plant in Donghae, South Korea. LS Cable managed, with the support of RentOcean’s team onside, to have the job done well within their time frame. The vessel is now on its […]

UW Students in Subsea Observatory Setup

UW Students in Subsea Observatory Setup

Throughout the 83-day expedition, groups of UW students have each spent two weeks or more working aboard the UW’s large research vessel, the Thomas G. Thompson. Around 45 students, mostly undergraduates, are participating. Most are taking the Ocean 411: Seagoing Research and Discovery course, which has them working with scientists, engineers – and a specialized […]

Deep Sea Mooring Bags Repsol Contract on NCS

Deep Sea Mooring Bags Repsol Contract on NCS

Global energy company Repsol has selected Deep Sea Mooring (DSM) to provide a range of mooring services for their drilling operations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. DSM will be responsible for marine engineering and supplying the mooring equipment. The company will also assist in offshore operations, including both pre-lay and rig move. Åge Straume, CEO […]

IMCA Achieves 1000 Members

IMCA Achieves 1000 Members

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) now has over a thousand member companies involved in offshore, marine and underwater engineering in more than 60 countries, delivering major offshore construction projects from arctic to equatorial waters. “This is an important ‘membership milestone’ for us, and for our members,” says Chris Charman, the association’s Chief Executive. “Ours […]

Bladt Industries Gets Steel for Innovative ‘Suction Bucket’ Foundation

Bladt Industries Gets Steel for Innovative ‘Suction Bucket’ Foundation

Tata Steel, Europe’s second largest steel producer, in conjunction with German pipe manufacturer Eisenbau Krӓmer, has successfully completed delivery of 400 tonnes of 3D profiled and submerged arc welded (SAW) tubular steel to Bladt Industries which is being used for an innovative suction bucket foundation being trialled in the North Sea. In a bid to […]

FloWave Names New Business Development Manager

FloWave Names New Business Development Manager

FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility has appointed marine specialist Dr. Jamie Grimwade as their new Business Development Manager. Dr Grimwade’s role is to further develop FloWave’s growing pipeline of commercial and academic test clients in wave, tidal, offshore wind and vessel design. Jamie comes with a wealth of experience within the marine renewables industry, having […]







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