Category archives for: Europe & Eurasia

Normandie 3 Project Nears Completion

Normandie 3 Project Nears Completion

Jersey Electricity has informed that its 10-year project to install a third interconnector to France and adjoining land cables is now almost complete. After a long and complex planning process, this year has seen the safe and successful installation of the 32km, 100MW subsea cable from Armanville to Gorey, the 19km French land cable from the coast […]

DNV GL Approves SGS’ Permanent Underwater Wet Welding Repairs

DNV GL Approves SGS’ Permanent Underwater Wet Welding Repairs

DNV GL and Subsea Global Solutions LLC. (SGS) announce that they have completed an extensive joint research and development program, that will allow permanent repairs to be carried out by underwater wet welding on certain areas of vessels. Subsea Global Solutions’ global network of coded welder divers will be available to perform these permanent repairs […]

Statoil, DNV GL in Subsea Processing Standardisation JIP

Statoil, DNV GL in Subsea Processing Standardisation JIP

Statoil has entered into an agreement with DNV GL to establish an industrial cooperation to introduce an international industry standard for subsea process technology. DNV GL will lead a joint industry project (JIP) with important subsea operators to find industrial standards which will make it more profitable to develop larger projects with subsea processing technology. […]

QED Naval Recruits New Engineer

QED Naval Recruits New Engineer

QED Naval, a provider of consultancy services to the marine renewable energy sector and technical support to the Subhub Platform, has welcomed a new member of staff into the ranks. Aris Zavvos who has recently joined has a Sustainable Energy Systems Master degree and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh. Aris has […]

Consent Granted for Expansion of Ireland’s Subsea Test and Demonstration Facility

Consent Granted for Expansion of Ireland’s Subsea Test and Demonstration Facility

The Marine Institute in collaboration with SEAI, the Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (UCC) and SmartBay Ireland Ltd have been awarded consent from the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government to install a subsea fibre optic cable from the shore in Spiddal Co. Galway to an underwater hub that will link to the existing […]

Spanish Navy Divers Remove Explosive Ordnance Off Tarragona Coast

Spanish Navy Divers Remove Explosive Ordnance Off Tarragona Coast

A Spanish Navy divers disposal team (UBMCM) has neutralized three hand grenades found off the Tarragona coast. The explosive ordnance was found by a diver on Saturday at a depth of about 3.5 meters at Forti Queen. Navy divers neutralized the grenades by a controlled detonation explosive charge. Afterwards the team removed the remains of […]

Rosneft, ExxonMobil Begin Laptev Sea Survey

Rosneft, ExxonMobil Begin Laptev Sea Survey

Rosneft and ExxonMobil have started 2D seismic exploration at the Anisinsko-Novosibirsky and Ust-Oleneksky license blocks in the Laptev Sea. 2D seismic exploration work plans to acquire up to 6 thousand linear km, and will last until the end of October. Alongside geophysical research a license wide bathymetric survey of the seabed surface with multibeam echosounder […]

Kongsberg Maritime Launches microPAP Acoustic Positioning System

Kongsberg Maritime Launches microPAP Acoustic Positioning System

Kongsberg Maritime has expanded its extensive acoustic positioning product portfolio, which includes the established HiPAP system, with the launch of μPAP (microPAP), a new compact and portable acoustic positioning system for operation from a surface vessel to track ROVs, tow fish, divers and any other subsea target at depths to 4,000m. μPAP operates in SSBL […]

Smulders, Sif to Supply Transition Pieces for Gemini OWF

Smulders, Sif to Supply Transition Pieces for Gemini OWF

Smulders Projects, subsidiary of Smulders Group, has secured together with Sif Group an order from Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects b.v. for the delivery of 150 Transition Pieces for the Gemini Windfarm. Sif Group will supply the primary steel tubulars, Smulders Projects will supply and install all secondary steel and will perform surface treatment. This […]

Aker Geo Shifts to Akastor

Aker Geo Shifts to Akastor

Aker Solutions has provided an updated unaudited financial information for the two companies – the new Aker Solutions and Akastor – that will be formed following the split of the business at the end of September. Previous pro forma financial information was disclosed in the information memorandum of July 11, 2014, and the second-quarter 2014 […]







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