Category archives for: Asia Pacific

Salamander Gets EIA Approval for G4/50 Licence, Thailand

Salamander Gets EIA Approval for G4/50 Licence, Thailand

Salamander announces that its Environmental Impact Assessment (“EIA”) for exploration drilling in the G4/50 licence, Greater Bualuang area, Gulf of Thailand, has been granted conditional approval. Of  the 20 drilling locations in the original EIA, 18 have been approved subject to: updating the oil spill response modelling to account for the removal of two potential […]

Newbuild Dive Support Vessel Arrives in Western Australia

Newbuild Dive Support Vessel Arrives in Western Australia

Neptune Marine Services Limited announces that the Bhagwan Dryden, a new-build Dive Support Vessel, built in collaboration with Bhagwan Marine, has arrived in Dampier, Western Australia. As first announced to the ASX on 28 August 2012, the Bhagwan Dryden is a state-of-the-art 57 metre DP2 hybrid catamaran, with Neptune-supplied permanent air diving, inspection and survey […]

Aquatera Hosts Kamaishi Science Students

Aquatera Hosts Kamaishi Science Students

Aquatera has welcomed six Japanese students and two teachers from the Kamaishi Super Science High School, in the city of Kamaishi, Japan. The students were on a fact-finding trip to learn about Orkney’s world renowned renewable energy industry and also to meet with pupils from the county’s secondary schools and college. Kamaishi was heavily damaged in […]

VIDEO: FPSO Petrojarl Knarr Sailaway

VIDEO: FPSO Petrojarl Knarr Sailaway

Petrojarl Knarr is one of Teekay’s largest FPSO projects to date. In 2011, Teekay Corporation announced an agreement to provide BG Norge Limited with a FPSO unit for the Knarr field. Earler this week, the new floating production vessel Petrojarl Knarr has arrived from Korea at Aibel’s shipyard in Haugesund, where the ship will be […]

Wild Well Unveils Subsea Capping Stack for Global Market

Wild Well Unveils Subsea Capping Stack for Global Market

Wild Well Control, Inc., a Superior Energy Services company and a global leader in firefighting and well control, has unveiled its new subsea capping stack for response to a global deepwater well control incident.   The subsea capping stack, located in Singapore, is a part of Wild Well’s comprehensive emergency response system, WellCONTAINED™, which provides […]

Searcher Seismic Begins Acquisition of Mialara 2D Survey

Searcher Seismic Begins Acquisition of Mialara 2D Survey

Searcher Seismic in cooperation with the Philippines Department of Energy, and in conjunction with SeaBird Exploration, announces that acquisition of the Mialara 2D seismic survey, East of Palawan in the Philippines has started. The ~5,000 km survey over a 10 by 10 km grid in the Mialara sub-basin includes coverage over the PECR5 bid round […]

Trelleborg’s Cable Protection for Phase Two of Fukushima Forward Project

Trelleborg’s Cable Protection for Phase Two of Fukushima Forward Project

Trelleborg’s offshore operation has secured a contract to supply its range of high performance cable protection, for phase two of the prestigious offshore wind farm Fukushima Forward Project, lead by Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry. Following a successful delivery of phase one, Trelleborg has been selected to provide its distributed buoyancy modules (DBM), […]

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 […]

Germany, Japan Discuss Future Joint Research in Arctic

Germany, Japan Discuss Future Joint Research in Arctic

A delegation of leading Japanese polar scientists and governmental functionaries has met with scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute and the Center for Marine Environmental Studies (MARUM) in the House of Science in Bremen. The delegation was led by Takashi Kiyoura, director of the office of Research Funding Administration, Science and Technology Policy Bureau, Ministry […]

McDermott Hires Neptune for Additional Ichthys Work

McDermott Hires Neptune for Additional Ichthys Work

Neptune Marine Services’ Subsea Stabilisation division has been awarded two subcontracts by McDermott Australia for the Ichthys LNG Project. McDermott is the appointed main contractor for the Subsea Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines (SURF) engineering, procurement, construction and installation portion of the project. The initial subcontract includes the design and fabrication of specialist scour protection systems and […]







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