Category archives for: Americas

STATS Expands in Canada and Middle East

STATS Expands in Canada and Middle East

Oil and gas pipeline engineering specialist STATS Group has invested more than CAD $1.8 million (£1 million) in a double pronged expansion in North America and the Middle East. In Canada, the isolation and integrity testing business has upscaled to an Edmonton facility twice the size of its previous premises and has recently opened a […]

HYPACK’s Anchor Handling Solution for C&C Technologies

HYPACK’s Anchor Handling Solution for C&C Technologies

C&C Technologies has selected HYPACK® 2014 as the standard solution for anchor handling and positioning applications. The new anchor handling routine in HYPACK® 2014 will allow both the main vessel and anchor handling vessel (tug) operators to graphically display the status and location of anchors and their cables, track their movement and deployment, and send […]

OceanWorks to Upgrade and Refurbish CSnet Seafloor Node Pod

OceanWorks to Upgrade and Refurbish CSnet Seafloor Node Pod

OceanWorks International has taken the delivery of node pod #3 from CSnet for the purpose of refurbishment and upgrade to the latest standard. CSnet’s OCB subsea infrastructure, including five seafloor nodes which form the existing seafloor observatory portion of the system, was originally designed by OceanWorks International under direction from Harris CapRock Communications (HCC) and […]

3PSC Wins Maintenance Deal for US Navy Survey Ships

3PSC Wins Maintenance Deal for US Navy Survey Ships

Virginia-based 3PSC is being issued a $14,9 million modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise a 182-day option for the operation and maintenance of five U.S. Navy oceanographic survey ships (T-AGS). Military Sealift Command’s Special Mission program supports worldwide oceanographic programs with seven ships that perform acoustical, biological, physical and geophysical surveys. These ships […]

MIT Researchers Unveil New Underwater Robot for Port Security

MIT Researchers Unveil New Underwater Robot for Port Security

Recently at the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, MIT researchers unveiled an oval-shaped submersible robot, a little smaller than a football, with a flattened panel on one side that it can slide along an underwater surface to perform ultrasound scans. Originally designed to look for cracks in nuclear reactors’ water tanks, the robot […]

FoundOcean Joins Forces with Ranger Offshore

FoundOcean Joins Forces with Ranger Offshore

FoundOcean and Ranger Offshore have signed a strategic agreement this month. The partnership will offer clients a competitive, design-to-installation solution for a range of projects. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Ranger Offshore provides marine and subsea construction support services including vessel and diver hire; inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) solutions; and pipeline and offshore construction. FoundOcean […]

EWP to Build Wave Energy Power Plant in Gibraltar

EWP to Build Wave Energy Power Plant in Gibraltar

Eco Wave Power, the Israeli company that generates electricity from sea waves, has taken part in the United Nations’ Private Sector Forum on Climate Change. The event involved 350 companies as well as representatives from governments and civic organizations that have been invited to attend the UN’s headquarters in New York by the United Nations […]

General Dynamics Canada to Open New Undersea Warfare EDGE Innovation Centre

General Dynamics Canada to Open New Undersea Warfare EDGE Innovation Centre

General Dynamics Canada plans to open new EDGE facility in the EDGE® Innovation Network. The new Undersea Warfare EDGE Innovation Centre in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, will become a vital resource that brings Canada’s top naval technology suppliers together with academia and government to develop leading-edge, operation-enhancing capabilities for the Royal Canadian Navy and ally naval […]

MWCC Gets New SDFS from OceanWorks

MWCC Gets New SDFS from OceanWorks

OceanWorks International has delivered a Subsea Dispersant Fluid System (SDFS) to Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC). The system will be an integral part of the emergency response tool kit for a well control incident in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The SDFS system supports dispersant supply from the surface as well as autonomously from […]

Rapp’s CTD Winch for WHOI’s R/V Alucia

Rapp’s CTD Winch for WHOI’s R/V Alucia

Rapp Hydema has provided a CTD winch for Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) new research vessel R/V Alucia, which is being managed and financed by Beta Maritime. Rapp’s TBW-520E-T90 winch accommodates 7,000 meters of .322 Rochester Fiber-Optic cable, plus 100 feet of 2 1/4” synthetic tether. It has Active Heave Compensation (AHC) set for optimal use […]







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