Category archives for: Asia Pacific

TDW Carries Out Subsea Pipeline Pressure Intervention in Jakarta

TDW Carries Out Subsea Pipeline Pressure Intervention in Jakarta

T.D. Williamson, Inc. (TDW), a leading supplier of pipeline services and equipment, announced that as a result of a complex subsea pipeline pressure intervention carried out in record time offshore Indonesia, it helped to prevent a major gas supply interruption for millions of residents and businesses in Jakarta. The operation made company history as the […]

Shell Encounters Gas in Rosmari-1 Well Off Malaysia

Shell Encounters Gas in Rosmari-1 Well Off Malaysia

Shell announced an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia. The successful ‘Rosmari-1’ well is located 135 kilometres offshore in Block SK318, and was drilled to a total depth of 2,123 metres. The well encountered more than 450 metres of gas column. With further exploration planned, the finding is a positive indicator of the gas potential in an […]

SeaRoc to Deliver ‘SeaPlanner’ to Australian and Asian Market

SeaRoc to Deliver ‘SeaPlanner’ to Australian and Asian Market

SeaRoc Group Ltd., has confirmed that a new commercial office has been established in Sydney to deliver the company’s innovative portfolio of software and technology solutions, SeaPlanner™, to the market in Australasia and Asia. Australian born engineer Derek Powell, with over 18 years professional experience in the manufacturing, Formula 1 motorsport and construction industries, will […]

PHOTO: SHI Delivers Maersk Valiant Drillship to Maersk Drilling

PHOTO: SHI Delivers Maersk Valiant Drillship to Maersk Drilling

Maersk Drilling’s second drillship, Maersk Valiant, was delivered Wednesday 16 April 2014 from the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard in Geoje-Si, South Korea. Maersk Valiant has begun its voyage towards the US Gulf of Mexico via Singapore to commence a two year contract with ConocoPhillips and Marathon Oil Corporation. Maersk Valiant is the second in […]

Ferry Sinks Offshore South Korea Leaving Two People Dead

Ferry Sinks Offshore South Korea Leaving Two People Dead

A ferry named “Sewol“ carrying over 400 people on board sank in the vicinity of the South Korean island of Jeju. According to the latest report from BBC, two people have died, at least 13 were injured and the search is ongoing for the missing persons. The passengers on the ship were mainly high school […]

No Significant Detections Found in Search for Flight MH370

No Significant Detections Found in Search for Flight MH370

After the second search for the missing MH370, the Bluefin-21 AUV was forced to resurface due to a technical issue. During the AUV’s time on deck the data gathered was downloaded and analysed, after which the AUV was redeployed to continue its search. Until now no significant detections were found. Australian Maritime Safety Authority plans […]

Oceaneering Completes Australian IMR Project

Oceaneering Completes Australian IMR Project

Oceaneering completed a challenging Australian IMR (Inspection, Maintenance and Repair) campaign within 3 months that included inspecting an unpiggable in-service pipeline and repairing a second pipeline using a custom diverless solution. To meet the schedule, a team of experts in inspection, remotely operated vehicles, installation and pipeline repair combined their experience to fully integrate a […]

Oceanlinx Plans to Salvage Its Wave Generator from Carrickalinga

Oceanlinx Plans to Salvage Its Wave Generator from Carrickalinga

Oceanlinx, an Australian wave energy company, is in the process of planning the removal of its wave energy generator southwest of Adelaide. The so-called “greenWAVE“ unit was damaged last month during tow operations  in shallow waters and now it is stranded off the coast of Carrickalinga. The Transport Department has met with the Carrickalinga residents […]

Bluefin-21 Resurfaces After First Search for Missing MH370

Bluefin-21 Resurfaces After First Search for Missing MH370

The Bluefin-21 AUV, which was last night deployed in a search mission for the missing flight MH370, has returned to the surface after six hours of scanning the depths. The AUV exceeded its operating depth limit of 4,500 meters and its built in safety feature returned it to the surface. In yesterday’s mission the search […]

AWE Drills Second Sidetrack on Pateke-4H Development Well

AWE Drills Second Sidetrack on Pateke-4H Development Well

AWE Limited reports that as at 06:00 hours (6.00am NZDT) preparations were being made to drill a second sidetrack on the Pateke-4H development well. Operations have been unable to drill past an obstruction in the lower portion of the first sidetrack (ST-1) and a second sidetrack (ST-2) will be drilled from a measured depth of […]







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