Category archives for: Europe & Eurasia

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 […]

Island Offshore Takes Delivery of SCV Island Pride

Island Offshore Takes Delivery of SCV Island Pride

Island Offshore has informed through the social media that it has taken delivery of the subsea construction vessel M/V ‘Island Pride’. The vessel was delivered from VARD Brevik in Norway. The vessel is of UT 737 CD design and is capable of providing trenching work, crane work, subsea construction, ROV operations, survey work, IMR work, […]

UK BAS Scientists Discover New Species in Southern Ocean

UK BAS Scientists Discover New Species in Southern Ocean

British Antarctic Survey’s scientists have found a new species of bug, similar in appearance to the common woodlouse, plastered all over a whale carcass on the floor of the deep Southern Ocean. Scientists say that Jaera tyleri is the first in its genus to be found in the southern hemisphere, and may be unique to […]

SEAI Boosts ESB’s Westwave Project with $1.8 Mln Funding

SEAI Boosts ESB’s Westwave Project with $1.8 Mln Funding

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland has announced funding of $1.8 million for environmental and feasibility studies at ESB’s Westwave project which aims to deploy five wave energy devices off the coast of County Clare by 2018. This announcement brings Ireland another step closer to capturing its great ocean energy resource for electricity generation. In […]

OMS Receives Queen’s Award for Innovation

OMS Receives Queen’s Award for Innovation

Optical Metrology Services (OMS), an oil & gas pipe measurement specialist, has won the coveted 2014 Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category for its SmartFit™ service, a system for managing pipe preparation and fit-up in readiness for welding prior to pipe laying. Used in the oil & gas industries, SmartFit™ ensures accurate fitment of pipes […]







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