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Veripos to Co-Host Position Monitoring Workshop

Veripos to Co-Host Position Monitoring Workshop

Veripos, an innovator in precise navigation and positioning solutions, is co-organizing an offshore positioning industry workshop at Radisson Blu Hotel, Ålesund, on May 22, 2014. This event, which is aimed at Captains, owners, operators and DPOs, will focus exclusively on the latest advances in DP reference sensor technologies. It is a free one-day user workshop that will […]

AUVs Survey D-Day Rehearsal Wreckages Off South Devon Coast

AUVs Survey D-Day Rehearsal Wreckages Off South Devon Coast

A mission off the coast of South Devon, England has surveyed two U.S. Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs) that were torpedoed and sunk during the D-Day rehearsal Exercise Tiger on April 28, 1944. Using state-of-the-art autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) technology to collect data from the wreckage site, the mission has produced the first high-definition sonar images […]

Possible Missing Diver Near Diamond Head

Possible Missing Diver Near Diamond Head

The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing diver approximately one mile south of Diamond Head, Oahu.   Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received notification from the passenger vessel Sea Fox stating that they found a red dive flag and buoy with green line attached approximately one mile south of Diamond Head. The Sea Fox monitored the […]

Severn Wins Its Second Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Severn Wins Its Second Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Valve engineering specialist Severn Glocon Group has been awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, International Trade for the second time in four years. The award recognises the British manufacturer’s three year trajectory of continuous growth in overseas sales. Between 2010 and 2012 international trade increased by 120 per cent and now represents 68 per cent […]

Sonardyne 6G Technology Recognized with Queen’s Award

Sonardyne 6G Technology Recognized with Queen’s Award

Leading subsea technology manufacturer Sonardyne International Ltd. is celebrating winning the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for its 6G® underwater product range. Announced on Monday 21st April, the Queen’s Award for Enterprise recognises and encourages commercial success resulting from outstanding innovative achievements by businesses in the UK. These are conferred by HM Queen Elizabeth […]

The Underwater Centre Delivers ‘Bolt Tensioning’ Course

The Underwater Centre Delivers ‘Bolt Tensioning’ Course

The Underwater Centre, a leading subsea training and trials facility, has added a new course to its commercial air diving (CAD) offering, in response to the needs identified by industry.  The ‘Introduction to Bolt Tensioning’ course will make an important and strong addition to the students’ CVs, furthering the range of tools and skills training they […]

Decom North Sea Names New Chief Executive

Decom North Sea Names New Chief Executive

Decom North Sea (DNS), the offshore oil and gas decommissioning forum, appointed a new chief executive to lead the organisation as it further strengthens its position as the representative body for the decommissioning industry. Nigel Jenkins will take up the post on July 1 and replaces Brian Nixon, who is retiring after playing an instrumental […]

Hydrasun Expands Manufacturing Facility in Aviemore

Hydrasun Expands Manufacturing Facility in Aviemore

Hydrasun is looking to improve its operations with a $5 million investment in its specialist manufacturing facility in Aviemore. This is also being supported by a $840,000 development grant from Highlands and Islands Enterprise. The expansion of Hydrasun’s Manufacturing Division, which is due for overall completion by September 2014, is in response to increased demand […]

Air Activities Suspended, Ships Continue the Search for MH370

Air Activities Suspended, Ships Continue the Search for MH370

Planned air activities in a search for flight MH370 have been suspended for today due to poor weather conditions in the search area. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority planned to cover 49,491 square kilometers which would be conducted by 10 ships and Bluefin-21 AUV today. Until now Bluefin-21 has searched approximately two thirds of the […]

Pinnacle Strategies Helps Subsea Industry Providers

Pinnacle Strategies Helps Subsea Industry Providers

Pinnacle Strategies announced that one of its clients, a global subsea technology provider for the oil and gas industry, improved on-time delivery and improved cost controls as a result of Pinnacle Strategies’ Sales and Operations process planning. Pinnacle Strategies’ challenge was to help the subsea technology provider improve on-time delivery performance to customers and improve resource […]







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