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Lankhorst Ropes Offers Pre-Tension Service for Steel Wire Rope

Lankhorst Ropes Offers Pre-Tension Service for Steel Wire Rope

Lankhorst Ropes has announced an on-site, spooler rental service for pre-tensioning steel wire rope when installing onto a winch system. The service comprises a mobile tensioner with up to 100T back tension, hydraulic powerpack and control pedestal. Pre-tensioning rope when loading onto a winch is critical to ensuring longer wire rope service life and safe […]

OPT Releases Financial Results for Fiscal Fourth Quarter

OPT Releases Financial Results for Fiscal Fourth Quarter

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. announced financial results for its Fiscal 2014 fourth quarter and full-year ended April 30, 2014 (“fiscal 2014″). David L. Keller, Interim Chief Executive Officer of OPT, stated, “There have been several significant events and much change since the Company last reported financial results. We believe we have fully disclosed this information […]

VideoRay in 45 000 Hours Concordia Shoot

VideoRay in 45 000 Hours Concordia Shoot

VideoRay Pro 4 ROVs were used extensively as part of the Costa Concordia wreck removal project, which began in May 2012. The groundbreaking operation relied on 7 VideoRay Pro 4 ROV systems to provide eyes underwater in the extremely challenging and dangerous environment around the wreckage site. The ROVs and their tireless operators have worked […]

NDM’s Deck Machinery for Kleven’s Newbuild MPSV

NDM’s Deck Machinery for Kleven’s Newbuild MPSV

NDM has secured a new contract with Kleven Verft to supply deck machinery for their newbuilding 379, a MPSV for Malaysian based Joint Venture Company IES Pioneer Ltd. The contract for the new vessel is of the MT 6015 MPSV design, designed by Norwegian design company MarinTeknikk, and will be outfitted with a crane, helideck […]

Athens Group Presents Subsea Well Control Package

Athens Group Presents Subsea Well Control Package

Athens Group, a leading provider of independent, 3rd-party technology assurance services for oil and gas drilling and production systems, has introduced a new generation of Well Control System Services focused on helping assure that subsea equipment is “fit for purpose.” Athens Group Well Control System Services help assure the well control/subsea equipment (electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, […]

ROV Pegaso Uncovers White Coral Reef of Cinque Terre

ROV Pegaso Uncovers White Coral Reef of Cinque Terre

Comsubin’s ROV Pegaso System has successfully accomplished its research in the sea bottom of Cinque Terre, offshore La Spezia coast, discovering a white coral reef. Started the past autumn and leaded by Enea and Italian Navy, the research in the sea bottom of the Ligurian Sea has now brought to light this stunning discovery (6 miles […]

‘Don Diego’ Environmental Impact Assessment Undergoes Final Reviews

‘Don Diego’ Environmental Impact Assessment Undergoes Final Reviews

Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, provides an update on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed “Don Diego” project, which is currently undergoing final reviews prior to government filing. As previously reported, the EIA for the proposed “Don Diego” project to extract phosphate sands was completed and […]

API Issues New Standards for Subsea Capping Stacks

API Issues New Standards for Subsea Capping Stacks

The American Petroleum Institute has published new guidelines for the design, manufacture and use of subsea capping stacks, equipment designed as part of industry’s emergency preparedness in the event of a spill at a wellhead on the ocean floor. “Enhanced industry standards are an essential piece of our collaboration with regulators to make offshore oil and […]

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 […]

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 […]







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