Category archives for: Europe & Eurasia

RotaBolt Tension Control on German OWFs

RotaBolt Tension Control on German OWFs

A huge increase in the size of wind turbines being installed and a move to installations in deeper water have led to the design and installation of huge subsea structures. One location for such installations is the Trianel Wind Farm Borkum West II, situated 45 km off the German coast. Its huge steel tripod bases […]

GeoSea Completes Borkum Riffgrund 1 Foundations Setup

GeoSea Completes Borkum Riffgrund 1 Foundations Setup

GeoSea has just finalized the installation of 77 foundations on the DONG Energy Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm. The installation works, including transport from the fabrication yard to the marshalling harbor, have proceeded in record times and finished ahead of schedule. The 77 units consisted of monopiles, weighing between 495 tonnes and 684 tonnes […]

WFS Technologies and Fugro to Offer Wireless ROV Integration

WFS Technologies and Fugro to Offer Wireless ROV Integration

WFS Technologies (WFS), the global leader in the delivery of underwater wireless  instrumentation and control solutions to the Offshore Oil and Gas and Renewables industries and Fugro Subsea Technologies (Fugro), which designs, builds and delivers the FCV range of ROVs to its Subsea Services Division, announce an agreement to offer subsea wireless capability on all […]

NOC Appoints New Head of BODC (UK)

NOC Appoints New Head of BODC (UK)

Dr Graham Allen will take up a permanent position as Head of the British Oceanographic Data Centre (BODC) on 4 August. The BODC’s role is to facilitate high quality research outcomes by connecting stakeholders to oceanographic data and the knowledge from this, with consequential economic, environmental and societal impacts. Graham Allen comes to the NOC […]

Huisman Nominated for Best Employer 2014 Award

Huisman Nominated for Best Employer 2014 Award

Huisman the Netherlands has been nominated for the Best Employer 2014 Award (Beste Werkgever) along with 100 other Dutch companies. Every year Effectory and Intermediair Magazine conduct the Best Employer Survey, based on the results of the Employee Engagement Survey conducted earlier this year. This year 366 companies have participated in the survey. The top […]

CARIS: MIWB Students Gain New Survey Skills

CARIS: MIWB Students Gain New Survey Skills

Students from Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz surveyed Wijde Blik Lake to gain valuable surveying experience. Findings from the survey included dredging marks from peat and sand extraction, as well as some unidentified objects. For the second year in a row CARIS collaborated with industry manufacturers to provide third year students from Maritime Institute Willem Barentsz […]

BP on Track to Meet 2014 Targets

BP on Track to Meet 2014 Targets

BP has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2014. Underlying replacement cost profit for the quarter of 2014 was $3.6 billion, 34% higher than the $2.7 billion reported for the same period in 2013 and 13% higher than the $3.2 billion result for the first quarter of 2014. The company also announced a […]

Dolphin: 7-Oceans Named at Maaskant Shipyard in Holland

Dolphin: 7-Oceans Named at Maaskant Shipyard in Holland

Dolphin Geophysical attended the naming ceremony of the 7-Oceans new build seismic guard vessel in Maaskant Shipyard, Holland, on the 25th July. This is the first of three new build seismic guard vessel Dolphin will take on long term charter (4 years +) with Rederij Groen. The 7-Oceans will join the Artemis Atlantic in the […]

Cooper Lomaz Boosts Energy Team

Cooper Lomaz Boosts Energy Team

At a time of unprecedented growth in the development of sustainable energy projects off the UK’s eastern seaboard, Cooper Lomaz Recruitment is expanding its Energy team. Roan Williams, the latest Energy team member, specialises in subsea assignments which cover disciplines including ROV, marine, diving, heavy lifting, surveying and inspection. His work is already bringing a […]

PSA: Improvement Needed on COSLPromoter Rig

PSA: Improvement Needed on COSLPromoter Rig

Between 24 June and 3 July 2014, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of COSL Drilling Europe A/S (CDE) and the company’s operations using the COSLPromoter drilling rig. The objective of the activity was to monitor that CDE has implemented a system to fulfil the regulatory requirements for risk management. One […]







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