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DNV GL CEO Gets Lifetime Achievement Award (UK)

DNV GL CEO Gets Lifetime Achievement Award (UK)

DNV GL Group President and Chief Executive Officer Henrik O. Madsen received the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award at the Seatrade Awards in London this week. Recognised for his inspirational leadership Henrik O. Madsen was presented the award in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal, together with 400 industry leaders and professionals from around the […]

Gardline Completes Deep Water Environmental Survey for BP

Gardline Completes Deep Water Environmental Survey for BP

Gardline Environmental Limited, part of the marine specialists Gardline Marine Sciences Limited, through WAW International, were awarded, at the end of 2013, a contract to undertake Environmental and MetOcean surveys in South Eastern Mediterranean by BP. Gardline’s survey vessel, the M/V Ocean Observer, mobilised in Malta just before Christmas in order to complete a 25 day […]

Discovery Centre, OTCNS Launch New Science Program

Discovery Centre, OTCNS Launch New Science Program

The Discovery Centre in partnership with the Ocean Technology Council of Nova Scotia (OTCNS) and the Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Nova Scotia (ADIANS), under the auspices of Labour and Advanced Education Ocean Sector Council, launched the “Tide to Technology” program on Saturday, April 12th at the Discovery Centre. Tide to Technology is an external […]

Video: IFPEN Develops ‘Deepline Wind’ Software

Video: IFPEN Develops ‘Deepline Wind’ Software

A few years back, IFP Energies nouvelles turned its attention to research aimed at coming up with technologies enabling the development of offshore wind power, along with the conversion of wave energy, tidal energy and ocean thermal energy. IFPEN’s main fields of activity in the wind power sector relate to three areas, the objective being to […]

Schlumberger Q1 Revenues Up Despite Winter Setbacks

Schlumberger Q1 Revenues Up Despite Winter Setbacks

Schlumberger Limited reported first-quarter 2014 revenue from continuing operations of $11.24 billion versus $11.91 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013, and $10.57 billion in the first quarter of 2013. Income from continuing operations attributable to Schlumberger, excluding charges and credits, was $1.59 billion, a decrease of 11% sequentially but an increase of 23% year-on-year. […]

Osiris Projects Nears Completion of Highlands & Islands Works

Osiris Projects Nears Completion of Highlands & Islands Works

Osiris Projects is nearing completion of the ambitious works on the subsea cabling project which will help deliver fast, fibre optic broadband to the Highlands and Islands. In March 2013, BT was awarded a contract by Highlands & Islands Enterprise (HIE) to deliver high speed fibre optic broadband across the Highlands & Islands region. This project will […]

Actuant Moves to New Office in Perth, Australia

Actuant Moves to New Office in Perth, Australia

Hydratight, bolted joint specialist, and sister company Cortland a provider of high performance rope and assemblies, cables and umbilicals have a new office and warehouse facility in Perth, Western Australia. The state of the art facility, due to open on 12 May 2014, marks the new home for the Actuant Corporation’s Energy Segment in Australia. The facility […]

Ciena: Japan-US Cable Network Completes 200G Test

Ciena: Japan-US Cable Network Completes 200G Test

Ciena Corporation, the network specialist, reported that the Japan-U.S. Cable Network successfully completed a 200G trial over a segment of its network on the U.S. West Coast, highlighting the flexibility and scalability of Ciena’s submarine solution and confirming the viability of 16QAM (quadrature amplitude modulation) 200G submarine deployments using  Ciena’s WaveLogic coherent optical technology. The trial demonstrates how […]

LongBay SeaPower Plans to Build Large Tidal Lagoon (UK )

LongBay SeaPower Plans to Build Large Tidal Lagoon (UK )

LongBay SeaPower, a Devon based company, has unveiled its plans to set up a tidal lagoon worth $4 billion between Minehead and West Quantoxhead, Western Morning News reported. The company announced the plans at yesterday’s tidal power conference hosted by West Somerset Council. The lagoon would be built as a continuous breakwater wall, spanning from […]

GCGG’s Duke Vessel Bags New Seismic Contracts

GCGG’s Duke Vessel Bags New Seismic Contracts

Gardline CGG’s M/V Duke has been awarded three contracts for 2D seismic survey and geochemical sampling with major companies in Australia and South East Asia. The contracts have a combined duration of approximately 100 days and an estimated value of USD 10 million. Startup is expected around late May with the projects spread throughout the […]







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