Category archives for: Asia Pacific

Orange to Co-Finance Construction of Sea-Me-We 5 Submarine Cable

Orange to Co-Finance Construction of Sea-Me-We 5 Submarine Cable

Orange is reinforcing its presence on the Asia-Europe network route by signing the construction and maintenance agreement for Sea-Me-We 5 (South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5), a new submarine cable that will link France and Singapore. In its planned configuration, Sea-Me-We 5 will connect Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri-Lanka, India, Pakistan, Oman, the […]

Carnegie, University of Adelaide Partner on Control Systems Project

Carnegie, University of Adelaide Partner on Control Systems Project

Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited will partner with the University of Adelaide on a $1.8m project part funded by an Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant to research and develop control strategies for wave energy converters. The three year project will specifically focus on understanding and developing novel control strategies tailored for submerged […]

HMAS Yarra Divers Recover HMAS Bundaberg’s Anchor near Ashmore Island

HMAS Yarra Divers Recover HMAS Bundaberg’s Anchor near Ashmore Island

Personnel in the coastal mine hunter HMAS Yarra have used their diving expertise to recover an anchor and shackles weighing one tonne from the seabed near Ashmore Island. The anchor, belonging to Armidale class patrol boat HMAS Bundaberg, was cut lose when it firmly wedged beneath a large boulder and the sea floor during a […]

First Oil Flows from Bentara Field, Malaysia

First Oil Flows from Bentara Field, Malaysia

PETRONAS announces that Bentara field in the Balai Cluster Risk Service Contract (RSC) area located offshore Sarawak, has achieved its first oil production on 25 May 2014. The field which is expected to produce more than 1,000 barrels of oil per day is being developed and operated by BC Petroleum Sdn Bhd. The Bentara field […]

ARENA Supports CSIRO’s Research on Carnegie’s Perth Wave Energy Project

ARENA Supports CSIRO’s Research on Carnegie’s Perth Wave Energy Project

Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited will be part of a $1.3m national study undertaken by Australia’s premier science agency, the CSIRO, to develop a wave energy atlas and improve the assessment of wave energy extraction on the marine environment. The Australian Government’s independent funding agency for emerging renewable technologies, the Australian Renewable Energy […]

Liquid Robotics Ocean Glider Collects Weather Data of Typhoon Rammasun

Liquid Robotics Ocean Glider Collects Weather Data of Typhoon Rammasun

Battling estimated sustained winds of 145 mph and gusts to 175 mph, with waves over 45 feet, a Liquid Robotics Wave Glider® ocean drone positioned directly in the path of the storm successfully navigated and continuously collected weather data through the eye of Typhoon Rammasun (Category 5), one of Asia’s biggest typhoons in 40 years. […]

EOMAP, Landgate Deliver Unique Water Quality Monitoring Tools

EOMAP, Landgate Deliver Unique Water Quality Monitoring Tools

German and Australian scientists launched state-of-the-art water quality monitoring tools that will enable anyone in the world to zoom in on what is stirring up under the surface of Australian waters. Aquatic remote sensing company EOMAP teamed up with Western Australian statutory authority Landgate to deliver these unique products. “The fusion of EOMAP’s science and […]

NOF Members Supply Equipment for Ichthys FPSO

NOF Members Supply Equipment for Ichthys FPSO

Two NOF Energy members joined forces to complete contracts on a production and storage vessel which will be used off the Australian coast. Flexible Engineered Solutions International of Ashington, supplied Diverless Bend Stiffener Connectors for the Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel working in the Ichthys Liquefied Natural Gas project. FES International’s MD Rob […]

Searcher Seismic to Acquire Pinatubo Multi-Client 2D Seismic Survey

Searcher Seismic to Acquire Pinatubo Multi-Client 2D Seismic Survey

Searcher Seismic announces the proposed acquisition of the Pinatubo multi-client 2D seismic survey. Searcher plan to acquire the 3,843 km survey covering a 10 by 20 km grid in the West Luzon Basin. The survey includes coverage over the PECR5 bid round blocks 8,9,10 & 11. The Pinatubo 2D survey offers for the first time […]

Primeline Starts Trial Production from LS36-1 Gas Field

Primeline Starts Trial Production from LS36-1 Gas Field

Primeline Energy Holdings Inc. announced that trial production of gas from the LS36-1 gas field has now commenced. As previously announced, with the completion of the last section of the gas sales pipeline and connection to the provincial gas grid, the LS36-1 gas field development was completed on 1st July 2014. Since then CNOOC Limited […]







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