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Aker BP Adds New SVP Projects
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:23:43

Aker BP has appointed Knut Sandvik as senior vice president Projects. He will be a part of the executive management team and will report to CEO Karl Johnny Hersvik. Sandvik has worked for Aker...

Ashtead Expands in USA with Aqua-Tech Solutions Acquisition
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:01:35

Ashtead Technology has acquired Louisiana based subsea equipment rental and cutting services specialist, Aqua-Tech Solutions, as part of the company’s international growth plans in the USA. The...

PGS Q1 Loss Widens
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 06:58:53

Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS), reported loss for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 of $65 million versus loss off $40 million in the prior-year quarter. Basic loss per share was 19 cents, down...

Maersk Supply Service Delivers FPSO Mooring in Gulf of Guinea
Thu, 25 Apr 2019 06:26:35

Maersk Supply Service has been chosen to deliver an integrated FPSO mooring installation and replacement solution for an American oil major in the Gulf of Guinea. Maersk Supply Service will provide...

Shell Makes Blacktip Oil Find in Gulf of Mexico
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:55:54

Shell has announced a significant discovery at the Blacktip prospect in the deep-water U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Evaluation is ongoing and appraisal planning is underway to further delineate the discovery...

Google Links US and Chile via Curie Subsea Cable
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 13:42:27

Alphabet Inc. (Google) has delivered a 10,000 kilometer long subsea link between Los Angeles in the US and Valparaiso in Chile. The Curie cable, named in honor of science pioneer Marie Skłodowska...

HullWiper Bags Equinor Contract
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 09:08:27

HullWiper has signed a hull cleaning frame agreement with Equinor for its fleet of oil and gas tankers operating in Scandinavia, Far East, Middle East and Europe. Simon Doran, HullWiper’s Managing...

Bibby HydroMap Demos DriX at Catapult in Blyth
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 08:59:33

Bibby HydroMap recently conducted a demonstration of DriX at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult facility in Blyth. The key purpose of the demonstration was to showcase DriX being used in...

C-Odyssey Wraps Up Concrete Mattress Installation Project
Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:11:40

Leask Marine’s C-Odyssey vessel has provided marine services for Scottish and Southern Electricity’s three new cable replacement projects between the islands of Yell and Unst. The vessel...

CSV Southern Ocean Wins Fugro Support Contract Off Australia
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:23:13

CSV Southern Ocean has entered into a contract with Fugro to undertake a program of IRM work offshore Australia. Mobilisation of CSV Southern Ocean will start mid-May 2019, immediately following its...

DOC Delivers Trianel Borkum II Job
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 09:23:35

Tractebel DOC Offshore (DOC) has completed construction supervision of the inner array cabling for the Trianel Borkum II offshore wind farm (TWB II). “DOC has always provided the project with...

EMGS Scores New Contract
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:42:16

Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has received a multi-year call-off acquisition contract from a repeat but undisclosed client. The contract has a minimum value of approximately USD 29.3 million,...

TechnipFMC Provides Subsea Training in Trinidad & Tobago
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:28:01

TechnipFMC’s Subsea School was delivered for the first time in Trinidad & Tobago to the Offshore Innovators ROV Team.  The training was hosted by Subsea Specialist at the Deepwater Hub in...

Ocean Infinity Wraps Up MV Grande America Wreck Inspection
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 06:44:52

Ocean Infinity has confirmed that, having entered into an agreement with Ardent, the company has now completed a project which entailed conducting urgent subsea search, inspection and operations on...

Ocean Evolution Joins Oceaneering Fleet
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 06:39:04

Oceaneering has taken delivery of the advanced subsea construction support vessel, Ocean Evolution. The vessel has completed sea trials and received all necessary ABS and U.S. Coast Guard...

Geoquip Marine Completes Investigator Upgrade
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 06:27:29

Geoquip Marine has completed maintenance and upgrades of its 4 point moored shallow water geotechnical vessel, the Investigator. After completing numerous offshore wind farm projects in Japan and...

Helix Back in Black
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 06:27:04

Helix Energy Solutions has reported net income of $1.3 million, or $0.01 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2019 compared to a net loss of $2.6 million for the same period in 2018....

TechnipFMC Bags iEPCI for ConocoPhillips TOR II Development
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 06:24:09

TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant integrated Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (iEPCI) contract from ConocoPhillips for the TOR II development, located in the Norwegian...

Blue-GIFT: 1st Call for Ocean Energy Demos
Tue, 23 Apr 2019 05:36:51

The €2.5 million Blue-GIFT (Blue Growth and Innovation Fast Tracked) project has announced the 1st call for applications. Funded by Interreg Atlantic Area, the Blue-GIFT project is a coordinated...

Dril-Quip Sees Q1 Orders Top Guidance
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:52:21

Dril-Quip has said that it had product bookings in the first quarter of 2019 of approximately $99 million, which exceeded its prior guidance of $80 million. Included in the first quarter 2019...

10 Jobs Up for Grabs as Archer Knight Secures £500K Boost
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 09:06:27

Asset intelligence company Archer Knight has completed a £500,000 equity raise. Assisted by M&A and financing experts Gneiss Energy, Archer Knight secured the funds from 22 industry investors...

Tendeka Sees Growth in North Sea
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:49:59

Tendeka has made a substantial capital investment, led by UKCS growth, in manufacturing facilities, expanding their use of local supply chain and in-house capabilities. The company has more than...

Angola Cables Opens Brazil Data Centre
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 08:26:45

Angola Cables has opened its carrier neutral data centre, AngoNAP Fortaleza in Fortaleza, Brazil. The Tier III designed data centre will cater for the growing demand in content and data transmission...

MacArtney Introduces Its New Connectors
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:42:02

MacArtney has launched its latest connectivity series – TrustLink Metal Shell Connectors. The TrustLink (MS) series includes cutting-edge power and signal connectivity solutions for critical...

Highlights of the Week
Sat, 20 Apr 2019 22:05:17

Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 15 – April 21). Nord Stream 2 Submits New Application in Denmark Tennet Makes Borssele Cable...

Saipem Settles South Stream Pipeline Dispute
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 11:33:47

South Stream Transport and Saipem have settled the arbitration concerning the South Stream offshore pipeline installation contract entered into on March 14, 2014. According to Saipem, the companies...

ACG Partners Greenlight $6B Caspian Sea Development
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 08:46:17

The Steering Committee for the development of the Azeri and Chirag fields and the Deep Water portion of the Gunashli (ACG) field has sanctioned the Azeri Central East (ACE) project, the next stage of...

Leask Marine Wraps Up Subsea Campaigns
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:20:44

Leask Marine has recently carried out subsea work scopes in two offshore industry sectors. Namely, its dive team completed an in-water survey for ABS for Prosafe’s Safe Caledonia Rig in preparation...

New Discovery for ExxonMobil on Stabroek Block
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 06:50:59

ExxonMobil has made a new oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Yellowtail-1 well, marking the 13th discovery on the Stabroek Block. The discovery adds to the previously announced estimated...

Seatec Scoops Up New Equipment Orders
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:31:48

The Nederlands-based technical solutions provider Seatec said it has received two new orders. The first award is for design and delivery of a deep-water pump system that can operate up to 3000 msw...