Top Interviews of 2014

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Subsea World News has put together a recap of the interviews published during 2014. In January, Duane Fotheringham ...

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OSM Nets Aker Wayfarer Deal (Brazil)

OSM Nets AKOFS Deal

OSM Brasil has won prestigious contract with Petrobras, in partnership with AKOFS Offshore, part of Akastor ASA. ...

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VIDEO: IHC Splashes Subsea 7’s SEVEN SUN

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Royal IHC launched Subsea 7’s latest pipelay vessel SEVEN SUN, on friday 19th december 2014 at its shipyard in ...

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Sub-Atlantic to Deliver 3 ROVs

Sub-Atlantic to Deliver 3 ROVs

Sub-Atlantic has secured three international contracts with a combined value of over £3.5 million for the ...

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PHOTO: Isaac Newton Construction Progresses

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Belgian students paid a visit to Uljanik shipyard in Croatia and witnessed the construction process of Jan de Nul’s ...

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Highlights of the Week

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Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (December 15 – ...

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PGS Drops Guidance, Postpones Vessels

PGS Drops Guidance, Postpones Vessels

Oslo-listed seismic player Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) said today it expects lower earnings for this year and a ...

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Schlumberger Bags Mariner Contract from Statoil

Schlumberger Bags Mariner Contract from Statoil

Statoil has on behalf of the Mariner co-venturers awarded the contract for integrated drilling and well services on ...

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Rem Offshore Puts Off Newbuild Delivery

Rem Offshore Puts Off Newbuild Delivery

Norway’s Rem Offshore and Vard Group have agreed to postpone delivery of the OCV (Offshore Construction Vessel). ...

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FMC Technologies Subsea Systems for Eni’s East Hub

FMC Technologies Subsea Systems for Eni's Angola Project

FMC Technologies, Inc. has received an order from Eni Angola to supply subsea production systems for its deepwater ...

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Subsea 7 to Reorganise

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Seabed-to-surface engineering contractor, Subsea 7, has announced that, with effect from 1 January 2015, it will be ...

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McDermott Takes Ownership of CSV North Ocean 102

McDermott Takes Ownership of CSV North Ocean 102

Oslo-listed Oceanteam Shipping has completed the transfer of its 50% ownership stake in the to date jointly owned ...

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Mermaid Bags Subsea Job in Gulf of Thailand

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Mermaid Maritime has secured a 2-year contract for its dive support vessel, ‘Mermaid Commander’, to provide subsea ...

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Technip’s TOP Estrela do Mar Arrives in Brazil

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Technip’s vessel Top Estrela do Mar has arrived in Brazil and has started operations. Characterized by its ...

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FMC Bags $268 Mln Agbami Subsea Order

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FMC Technologies has received an order from Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited, a Chevron company, operator of the ...

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Subsea 7 Axes Almost 150 Jobs in Norway

Subsea 7 Axes Almost 150 Jobs in Norway

The UK-based oil services company Subsea 7 is reported to be letting go almost 150 employees in Norway. Namely, the ...

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Wood Group Announces Pay Cuts

Wood Group Announces Pay Cuts

In response to cost and efficiency challenges affecting the UK North Sea oil & gas sector, Wood Group PSN ...

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Ocean Yield Takes Delivery of DSCV SBM Installer

Ocean Yield Takes Delivery of DSCV 'SBM Installer'

Ocean Yield ASA has taken delivery of the diving support and offshore construction vessel “SBM ...

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Statoil Submits PDO for Gullfaks Rimfaks

Statoil Submits PDO for Gullfaks Rimfaks

Statoil and its partners have decided to develop the Rutil discovery located in the Gullfaks Rimfaks valley in the ...

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VARD to Build OSCV for Farstad

VARD to Build Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel for Farstad

Vard Holdings Limited, one of the major global designers and shipbuilders of offshore and specialized vessels, has ...

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Subsea 7 Scoops Stampede Deal

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Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract by the Hess Corporation for installation work in support of the Stampede ...

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WGK Wins Captain Subsea FEED

WGK Wins Captain Subsea FEED

Chevron North Sea Limited has awarded front end engineering and design contracts to Wood Group Kenny Caledonia for ...

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TenneT Gives Go-Ahead to NordLink Project

TenneT Gives Go-Ahead to NordLink Project

TenneT has given the green light to its participation in the construction of the NordLink cable from Germany to ...

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Technip Breaks Off CGG Chase

Technip Breaks Off CGG Chase

French engineering group Technip has informed that it no longer plans to pursue its takeover bid for CGG. Namely, ...

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Aker Solutions Lands Mariner Hook-Up

Aker Solutions Lands Mariner Hook-Up

Aker Solutions has secured a contract from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering to provide engineering, ...

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PHOTO: Aker Solutions’ Modules for Åsgard Subsea ...

PHOTO Aker Solutions' Modules for Åsgard Subsea Compression

Aker Solutions is set to deliver the modules for the world’s first subsea gas compression system at the ...

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PHOTO: Completion of Åsgard Subsea Compressor in 2015

Completion of Åsgard Subsea Gas Compressor in 2015

During 2015 the world’s first subsea compressor will be completed at the Åsgard field off mid-Norway, Statoil ...

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Bibby Subsea to Receive ‘Olympic Ares’

Bibby Subsea to Receive Olympic Ares

Bibby Offshore’s Houston-based division, Bibby Subsea, is getting ready for the delivery of  the Olympic Ares, a ...

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Polarcus Asima Wraps Up Flanagan 3D Survey

Polarcus Asima Wraps Up Flanagan 3D Survey.

3D Oil Limited informed that the 3D Flanagan seismic survey, in the T/49P permit in the offshore Otway Basin, is ...

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PHOTO: Incat Crowther DSV Bhagwan Dryden

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Incat Crowther’s, first-of-type Catamaran Dive Support Vessel, Bhagwan Dryden, has, according to the company, ...

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Ranger Wraps Up Technip Deal

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Ranger Offshore has closed the previously announced agreement to acquire Technip USA’s diving assets. ...

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Jumbo to Install Wheatstone Subsea Structures

Jumbo to Install Wheatstone Subsea Structures

Jumbo has signed a contract with Technip Oceania for the Installation of 13 Subsea Structures for the Chevron ...

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Prysmian Nets Subsea Cable Deal in Philippines

Prysmian Nets Subsea Cable Deal in Philippiness

Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by the Filipino grid operating company NGCP (National Grid Corporation ...

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PHOTO: Eni Kicks Off West Hub Off Angola

PHOTO: Eni Kicks Off West Hub Off Angola

Eni has started production of first oil from the West Hub Development Project in Block 15/06 in the Angolan Deep ...

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Cable Ship Wreck Found Off Hawaii

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Researchers from the University of Hawaii and the NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries discovered an ...

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ABB to Power Wuchang’s Newbuild

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ABB has been selected to deliver electrical propulsion, power, safety and automation systems on a single control ...

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Steel Cut for Mermaid’s Newbuilds

Steel Cut for Mermaid's Newbuilds

Mermaid Maritime has officially marked the start of its new vessel / rig construction by participating in a steel ...

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ExxonMobil to Use West Alpha for Balder Subsea Installation

ExxonMobil to Use West Alpha for Subsea Installation on Balder

ExxonMobil has received consent to use West Alpha for production drilling, completion and installation of subsea ...

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SapuraKencana, Subsea 7 Share the Prize

SapuraKencana, Subsea 7 Share the Prize

SapuraAcergy, a joint venture company equally owned by SapuraKencana and Subsea 7 has been awarded a contract from ...

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Subsea 7, Technip Good to Go for Norway Work

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Statoil, Gassco and ExxonMobil have received consent to perform manned underwater operations between December 1, ...

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Saipem Breaks Off South Stream Ops

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Following the latest events regarding the South Stream project, Saipem has received a “Notification of ...

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Pieter Schelte Faces South Stream End

Pieter Schelte Faces South Stream End

Allseas’ flagship vessel, the 382 metres long and 124 metres wide Pieter Schelte, might be looking for a new job ...

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Schlumberger Slashes Seismic Fleet to Lower Costs

Schlumberger Slashes Seismic Fleet to Lower Costs

Oilfield services major, Schlumberger, has announced plans to reduce the WesternGeco marine seismic fleet to lower ...

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Putin: Russia Drops South Stream, Plans New Turkey Link

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President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, has stated that they won’t pursue the South Stream pipeline project for ...

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DNV GL Issues Guide for Subsea Lifting Ops

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The completion of a joint industry project (JIP) to improve existing standards and regulations around subsea ...

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SBM Offshore Sells Vessel for $150 Mln

SBM Offshore Sells Vessel for $150 Mln

SBM Offshore has entered into an agreement to sell the DSCV SBM Installer, a Diving Support and Construction Vessel ...

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VIDEO: IHC Launches Subsea 7’s SEVEN RIO

VIDEO: IHC Launches Subsea 7's SEVEN RIO

IHC has successfully launched Subsea 7’s 550t pipelaying vessel, SEVEN RIO, at its shipyard in Krimpen aan ...

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Best of Videos

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Subsea World News brings you an interesting collection of the most viewed videos for this year. Maersk Oil ...

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IHI, Toshiba Conduct Tidal Turbine Demonstration Research

IHI, Toshiba Conduct Tidal Turbine Demonstration Research

IHI Corporation and Toshiba Corporation have been selected by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology ...

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Unfortunate Incidents in 2014

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A ferry named “Sewol“ carrying over 400 people on board sank in the vicinity of the South Korean island of Jeju. ...

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Report: SONAR Systems Market at $4.9 Bln by 2020

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The SONAR systems and technology market is estimated to be at $3.41 billion in 2014 and is expected to register a ...

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Mermaid Recognised for Job Well Done

Mermaid Recognised for Job Well Done

Mermaid Maritime, a provider of subsea and drilling services for the offshore oil and gas industry,  has separately ...

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New Seismic Technology to Reduce Impact on Marine Wildlife

New Seismic Technology to Reduce Impact on Marine Wildlife

New technology revolutionising seismic imaging of underground geology could also reduce impact on marine wildlife. ...

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Australia: Oceanlinx Goes Into Liquidation

Australia Oceanlinx Goes Into Liquidation

Australia’s wave developer Oceanlinx has gone into liquidation, the local news site reported.  The reports ...

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North Sea Systems Wraps Up CableFish Tests

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North Sea Systems has completed EMEC trials of their CableFish survey system for touchdown monitoring and cable ...

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VIDEO: Sepro LARS on Technip’s Vessel

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Earlier this year, Sepro Technology has secured a contract with French engineering group Techinp for the delivery ...

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Hydrex Performs Underwater Insert Repairs

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Hydrex diver/technician teams carried out underwater insert repairs in Marseille and Togo. One of the repairs was ...

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Ithaca Gets New COO

Ithaca Gets New COO

Ithaca Energy Inc. announced the appointment of Roy Buchan as Chief Operations Officer, starting 5 January 2015. Mr ...

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Ashtead Tech Names Global Sales Manager

Ashtead Tech Names Global Sales Manager

Ashtead Technology has appointed Kevin Murray-Taylor as global product sales manager. Based in Aberdeen, ...

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BW Offshore Gets FPSO Umuroa Extension

BW Offshore Gets FPSO Umuroa Extension

Oslo-listed provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry, BW Offshore, has received a one ...

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Aker Solutions’ ESPP Brings $12.8 Mln

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Aker Solutions said its employees bought shares for about NOK 95 million ($12.8 million) as part of annual programs ...

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Telstra Expands Subsea Network with Pacnet Acquisition

Telstra Expands Subsea Network with Pacnet Acquisition

Telstra announced it would acquire Asian telecommunications and service provider Pacnet Limited, a provider of ...

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Fastwave’s Voyager Oil Spill Tracking Buoy for Woodside

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Australia’s Fastwave has received order from Woodside Energy Ltd for 22 Voyager oil spill tracking buoys. The ...

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First Buoyancy Test of Deep Vision

First Buoyancy Test of Deep Vision

The commercial prototype of Deep Vision project has been tested in the sea for the first time earlier this month. ...

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MENCK World’s Largest Hammer for Sandbank Subsea Ops

MENCK World's Largest Hammer for Sandbank Subsea Ops

Subsea pile driving specialist MENCK, an Acteon company, is providing the largest and most powerful hydraulic ...

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FMDS Supports Offshore Installation in Liverpool Bay

FMDS Supports Offshore Installation in Liverpool Bay

Fendercare Marine Diving Services (FMDS) has been contracted to provide significant diving services and equipment ...

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