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Tyco Electronics to Supply Submarine Cable for Navy

Tyco Electronics to Supply Submarine Cable for Navy

Tyco Electronics Subsea Communications of Eatontown, New Jersey, has been awarded a $12,31 mill. firm-fixed-price contract to supply submarine cable for the Navy. The contract is for the delivery of 1,550 kilometers of SL-17 submarine fiber-optic cable. The cable is used by Navy programs to connect deep ocean measurement instruments to shore monitoring stations. The […]

MBARI: New Database to Provide Information on Marine Microbes

MBARI: New Database to Provide Information on Marine Microbes

MBARI microbiologist Alexandra Worden recently helped compile a groundbreaking database that provides a wealth of data on an immense, but little-studied group of marine microbes—the “microbial eukaryotes.” In June 2014, Worden and several dozen other researchers described the results of their “Marine Microbial Eukaryotic Transcriptome Sequencing Project” (MMETSP) in an article in PLOS Biology. Eukaryotes […]

Trelleborg to Exhibit Subsea Skills in UK

Trelleborg to Exhibit Subsea Skills in UK

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions will showcase its subsea capabilities at two UK conferences this month. The sealing specialist is helping oilfield operators “stay ahead of the game” in the quest to drill deeper, providing high-integrity sealing solutions able to stand up to the extreme operating pressures and temperatures of deep-water locations. The global developer and manufacturer […]

Ricardo to Administer Wave Energy Conversion Competition

Ricardo to Administer Wave Energy Conversion Competition

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has chosen Ricardo to administer a unique ocean Wave Energy Converter (WEC) prize challenge, aimed at helping to bring this important potential source of clean energy to commercial scale. Wave energy conversion is technology that uses the motion of ocean waves to create […]

NOC Co-Ordinates Marine Robotic Vehicles Survey (UK)

NOC Co-Ordinates Marine Robotic Vehicles Survey (UK)

A fleet of seven robotic vehicles were launched into the ocean off southwest England this week, in the most ambitious project of its kind in Europe. The vehicles are aiming to travel up to 300 miles over the next 20 days, and will be collecting scientific data about ocean processes and marine life. Correlated by […]

Odyssey Marine Implements Management Transitions

Odyssey Marine Implements Management Transitions

Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. has implemented its planned management transitions that were announced in August. Odyssey President Mark D. Gordon assumed the additional role of chief executive officer on October 1, 2014, succeeding Gregory P. Stemm, who had held the position since 2007. Stemm has become chairman of the board, succeeding Bradford B. Baker, who […]

McDermott Builds World’s Largest Specialty Valves for Ichthys LNG Project

McDermott Builds World’s Largest Specialty Valves for Ichthys LNG Project

McDermott’s experts, in collaboration with a leading valve manufacturer, have developed, as the company claims, a first of a kind in the valve industry, the world’s largest forged body specialty valve, for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project. “The Ichthys Project umbilical, riser and flowline infrastructure, which will be installed at the Ichthys Field offshore Western Australia […]

DNV GL Marks 150 Years of DNV

DNV GL Marks 150 Years of DNV

Today, DNV GL celebrates its 150th anniversary of DNV and the one year of the DNV GL merger in The Hermitage and The National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam. DNV GL wishes to celebrate this milestone primarily by looking ahead and has therefore developed six strategic themes for a safe and sustainable future. Four of these […]

Fugro Wins Schiehallion Support Contract from BP

Fugro Wins Schiehallion Support Contract from BP

Fugro has been awarded a contract by BP Exploration Operating Company for the provision of wellhead and riser monitoring services. The contract will support BP drilling activities for the Quad 204 redevelopment of the Schiehallion field, West of Shetland. A total of 25 wells are to be drilled over the next seven years using the […]

Polarcus Alima Kicks Off Ivory Coast Survey

Polarcus Alima Kicks Off Ivory Coast Survey

Polarcus Alima has mobilized for a dual-azimuth proprietary 3D seismic survey offshore Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa. The purpose-built seismic vessel is equipped with specialized, advanced maritime technology to minimize the environmental footprint of the operation and the vessel continues to set new standards for the industry, having been awarded the Triple-E(TM) environmental and energy efficiency […]







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