Category archives for: Europe & Eurasia

IWEDA Discusses Ocean Energy Development at Inaugural Meeting

IWEDA Discusses Ocean Energy Development at Inaugural Meeting

The inaugural meeting of the Irish Wave Energy Developers Association (IWEDA), made up of 11 Irish companies who are all developing different Ocean Energy Technologies, took place on 18 April, 2014 at NUI Maynooth. The aim of the association are: • To promote the establishment of a viable Ocean Energy Industry in Ireland; • To […]

ETA Wins Queen’s Award for International Trade

ETA Wins Queen’s Award for International Trade

Engineering Technology Applications Ltd, have received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category for their global success, particularly in relation to offshore renewables. The award recognises that in the last three years ETA has seen an increase of nearly 200% in international sales. This increase has largely been driven by their work providing […]

GEOMAR Researchers Study ‘Black Smokers’

GEOMAR Researchers Study ‘Black Smokers’

Researchers at GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel have used computer simulations to understand how hydrothermal vents, the so-called “black smokers”, extract energy from the volcanic rock. About ten years after the first moon landing, scientists on earth made a discovery that proved that our home planet still holds a lot of surprises in store for […]

Technip’s Revenue Above Expectations, CEO Says

Technip’s Revenue Above Expectations, CEO Says

Technip’s Board of Directors approved the first quarter 2014 consolidated financial statements.  Revenue increased by 23% year-on-year, to $3.46 billion (+10% in Subsea and +34% in Onshore/Offshore). The Group’s backlog at the end of the first quarter is stable compared to the end of 2013 taking into account the orders received less impact of currency movements. Backlog has been restated […]

ASV Secures Support for Its Diving Development Programme

ASV Secures Support for Its Diving Development Programme

Ahead of the official opening of its Aquatics Centre on the 5th May, Aberdeen Sports Village (ASV) has secured support for its Diving Development Programme, as subsea specialist Aquatic Engineering and Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, has pledged to sponsor the programme for three years. The Diving Development Programme has been established to encourage and […]

MacArtney’s Swivel Solution for SRTP’s Tidal Turbine

MacArtney’s Swivel Solution for SRTP’s Tidal Turbine

MacArtney has been selected to supply a custom designed Moog Focal swivel solution for a next generation tidal turbine developed by Orkney based tidal energy pioneer, Scotrenewables Tidal Power (SRTP). Founded in 2002, SRTP has become a leading tidal turbine developer holding an extensive track record of innovation and performance. SRTP is primarily known for […]

PSA Carries Out Audit of Statoil’s Aasta Hansteen

PSA Carries Out Audit of Statoil’s Aasta Hansteen

In the beginning of April, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of Statoil’s detailed engineering of offshore loading systems for Aasta Hansteen FPSO.   The objective of the audit was to verify that the loading system for Aasta Hansteen was adequately qualified and dimensioned pursuant to applicable regulations. No non-conformities were […]

TGS Starts Two New Surveys in Barents Sea

TGS Starts Two New Surveys in Barents Sea

TGS begins new 2D and 3D multi-client projects in the Norwegian Barents Sea. Both surveys will provide customers with high quality data prior to the closing of the 23rd Norwegian Licensing round. The HFCE14 is a 3,100 km2 3D multi-client survey, extending TGS’ existing multi-year 3D Hoop coverage to more than 20,000 km2. The survey will be acquired […]

Marsol and Aubin Team Up to Offer ‘Industry First’ Pigging Solution

Marsol and Aubin Team Up to Offer ‘Industry First’ Pigging Solution

UAE-based global marine solutions provider, Marsol International and chemical engineering specialist Aubin Group has announced a partnership agreement to provide an ‘industry first’ total pigging solution for non-piggable pipelines. Marsol and Aubin delivered a solution to achieve a world’s first by completing the successful displacement of pipeline preservation fluid in three, 48 inch pipelines using […]

SEACON Earns Queen’s Award for International Trade

SEACON Earns Queen’s Award for International Trade

SEACON Ltd, part of the SEA CON Group has won the Queen’s Award for International Trade. The award was made in recognition of SEACON’s continued growth and commitment to international customers and year on year progress, not just in revenue but in customer relations and overall business development. SEACON Ltd has seen exports in the European […]







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