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NOC in Cutting Edge Marine Research

NOC in Cutting Edge Marine Research

With its range of high-tech robot submarines and Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV), the National Oceanography Centre is at the forefront of marine exploration technology. The Government recently has reaffirmed its commitment to the robotics industry, which it has described as one of the “Eight Great Technologies”. A new UK Robotic and Autonomous Systems (RAS) Strategy […]

VIDEO: Trelleborg in Phase 2 of World’s Longest Subsea Water Pipeline

VIDEO: Trelleborg in Phase 2 of World’s Longest Subsea Water Pipeline

After delivering buoyancy modules for the Phase 1 of the Cyprus water supply project, Trelleborg was selected for the second phase of the 80 kilometer long Mediterranean Subsea Water Pipeline. Believed to be a world-first, the Mediterranean Subsea Water Pipeline will be installed 250 meters below the water level. The reliability and efficiency of Trelleborg […]

Tangiers: No Hydrocarbons in Assaka Objective of TAO-1

Tangiers: No Hydrocarbons in Assaka Objective of TAO-1

Tangiers Petroleum Limited provides the following update on the TAO-1 exploration well located in the Tarfaya Offshore Block, Morocco. The TAO-1 exploration well has intersected the shallowest and secondary objective, Assaka. Based on currently available information, no hydrocarbon shows have been encountered. A full petrophysical evaluation of the Assaka objective will be carried out at […]

NOAA Biologists Recover Fish Tags off Canada

NOAA Biologists Recover Fish Tags off Canada

NOAA Fisheries recently reached out to the crew of the Canadian Coast Guard aboard the ship Cape Spry thanking them for recovering 3 electronic tags NOAA biologists attached to giant bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Mexico. The tags popped off near Prince Edward Island, Canada. An electronic tag recovery is a big deal. After […]

BOEM Starts Plans on Potential Offshore Alaska Lease

BOEM Starts Plans on Potential Offshore Alaska Lease

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued a Call for Information and Nominations for potential Oil and Gas Lease Sale 242, proposed for the Beaufort Sea Planning Area off Alaska in 2017. The 45-day Call seeks to gather information about specific areas within the Beaufort Sea Planning Area that have the most promising oil and […]

TDW Conducts Valve Replacements and Line Repairs in Malaysia

TDW Conducts Valve Replacements and Line Repairs in Malaysia

When it comes to keeping pipelines in top operating condition, the operator of two gas field developments offshore Malaysia has its work cut out. To make certain that the networks continue to deliver natural gas to the millions of residents and businesses in Peninsular Malaysia, dedicated maintenance teams work around-the-clock to monitor the lines for […]

BSEE Visits Murphy Oil for Oil Spil Drill

BSEE Visits Murphy Oil for Oil Spil Drill

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) initiated a day long unannounced exercise involving Murphy Exploration and Production Company last week. The exercise tested Murphy’s ability to respond to a simulated spill event in accordance with its Oil Spill Response Plan (OSRP). The scenario simulated was a loss of well control 75 miles off the […]

Pelydryn Boosts Its Shallow Water Survey Capacity

Pelydryn Boosts Its Shallow Water Survey Capacity

Pelydryn Ltd has acquired  the new CHIROPTERA II topo-bathy LiDAR system from Airborne Hydrography and Leica Geosystems which was introduced in early March this year. This new high-resolution system will help Pelydryn Ltd. to cost effectively acquire high quality data in shallow water for new and existing clients. CHIROPTERA II is an innovative LiDAR system […]

Rosneft Begins Seismic Survey in Kara Sea

Rosneft Begins Seismic Survey in Kara Sea

Research vessel Geolog Dmitry Nalivkin sailed from Kirkenes (Norway) to the Kara Sea. In the next three months 2D seismic survey, will be carried out in the three Vostochno-Prinovozemelsky licenses. The field work will be conducted in the surface area that totals almost 7 thousand square kilometers, and its results will help identify and delineate […]

USA: Edge Tech to Host Sonar Course Seminar

USA: Edge Tech to Host Sonar Course Seminar

EdgeTech, the leader in high resolution sonar imaging systems and underwater technology, will be holding their annual sonar training seminar in New Bedford, Massachusetts September 23th – 25th, 2014. This comprehensive course will cover sonar theory, operational training, system maintenance and post processing data for all of EdgeTech’s standard side scan sonar, sub-bottom profiling and […]







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