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Trio Lands €114M Fehmarnbelt Consultancy Deal
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:40:17

Ramboll, Arup and TEC have won the tender for client consultancy on the upcoming Fehmarnbelt fixed link between Denmark and Germany. The 18km combined road and rail link will be the longest immersed...

MMT Surveys Shetland
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:30:03

MMT UK, based in Banbury Oxfordshire, is currently undertaking two hydrographic surveys in the Shetland Islands on behalf of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency. MMT has since 2006 been one of the...

Green Light for Norwegian OSV Mega Merger
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:19:21

Solstad, Farstad, Deep Sea Supply (DESSC) and Solstad’s relevant subsidiaries have approved and signed statutory merger plans into which Farstad and DESSC will be merged. As reported earlier,...

TechnipFMC Delivers 20th Subsea Tree for Egina Field
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:46:23

TechnipFMC has reached a new milestone associated with Total’s Egina project with the delivery of the 2oth subsea tree for the ultra-deep field off the coast of Nigeria. Earlier this year, the first...

Advance Global Recruitment Secures Saipem Contract
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:23:14

Advance Global Recruitment (AGR) has been awarded a multi-year contract by Saipem Survey Department, to provide offshore survey and positioning services rendered through AGR personnel. According to...

UTF Partners with GCE Subsea on Underwater Technology Conference
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:16:01

UTF and GCE Subsea have signed a long-term collaboration agreement to further develop the Underwater Technology Conference (UTC) in Bergen. GCE Subsea is an industry driven initiative for...

Statoil Detects Oil and Gas Near Gimle Field
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:06:11

Norwegian oil and gas major Statoil, operator of Gimle Unit and production licence 193, has made a minor oil and gas discovery in wildcat well 34/10-55 S. The well was drilled from the Gullfaks C...

EMGS in Barents Sea Data Sale
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:49:47

Norwegian geophysical services company, EMGS, has entered into agreements involving data licensing (prefunding and late sales) related to 3D EM data in the Barents Sea, Norway. The agreements...

Freire Shipyard Delivers Peruvian Research Vessel
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:38:17

Freire Shipyard has delivered the DNV GL classed B.A.P. Carrasco, described as one of the world’s most advanced polar oceanographic research vessels. The vessel is equipped with meteorological...

ONC Gets Federal Support for Earthquake Warning Project
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:18:50

Ocean Networks Canada (ONC ) is one of 26 projects to be selected for funding through the Canadian Safety and Security Program (CSSP). Government of Canada intends to invest $20 million in innovative...

New Jobs at Osbit Due to £7.5M Contract Wins
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:51:12

Osbit Limited, the Northumberland-based offshore engineering and technology company, has embarked on a recruitment drive after securing £7.5m worth of new contracts in the past three months. The...

ROV Finds R116 Helicopter Wreckage
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:35:29

A remotely operated vehicle (ROV) has identified a location of the wreckage of Coast Guard R116 helicopter on the seabed on the Eastern side of Black Rock in Ireland, Marine Institute informed. The...

GATE Energy Acquires Pipes and Flowlines Cleaning Tool
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:51:37

GATE Energy has acquired the eelReel Tool and associated IP and technology. The eelReel Tool is an extended reach solution to clean plugged flowlines and pipelines. This coil tubing deployed tool...

Saipem and Siemens Ink Subsea Technology Pact
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:19:54

Saipem and Siemens have signed a joint development agreement aimed at qualifying and promoting an open standard subsea control systems for Saipem’s Subsea Bus architecture based on Siemens Subsea...

DOF Hires Westcon for Vessel Conversion
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:37:41

Westcon Yards in Floro has won a contract with Norwegian vessels owner and offshore services provider DOF for reconstruction of the vessel MV Skandi Darwin. The subsea vessel Skandi Darwin,...

Odfjell Drilling Gets LoI for Work in South-East Asia
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:39:43

Odfjell Drilling has, on behalf of Golden Close Maritime Corp, secured a Letter of Intent (LoI) for a two well contract for the ultra deepwater drillship, Deepsea Metro I. The unit is owned by Golden...

Atlas Boosts ROV, Diving and Inspection Team in UK
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:16:42

Atlas Professionals has appointed Spencer Trouten as the new business manager for the ROV, diving and inspection team in Banbury, UK. With his extensive background in the industry spanning over 12...

Damen to Build German Fisheries Research Vessel
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:05:00

The German Federal Office for Agriculture and Food has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group for the construction of a Fisheries Research Vessel. With the vessel, to be called the Walther...

ITF: New £1M Funding for O&G Industry Innovations
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:56:30

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) and the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) have joined forces to fund and support the development of innovations which could reduce costs, raise...

GE Oil & Gas Opens New Deepwater Service Center in Ghana
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:26:59

GE Oil & Gas has opened a new facility in Takoradi Port, Ghana. The company has committed to deliver more than 45,000 training hours for Ghanaian personnel over the next five years. The facility,...

4Subsea Bags Statoil Master Service Agreement
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:33:47

4Subsea has secured a contract with Statoil to deliver services and research projects related to structural integrity of fixed and floating offshore installations. The contract covers the entire...

Maersk Supply Service and DeepGreen in Seabed Minerals Campaign
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:20:49

Maersk Supply Service has partnered with DeepGreen Resources to recover polymetallic nodules from the Clarion Clipperton Zone of the Pacific Ocean. DeepGreen is advancing the NORI Area D Project...

Mexssub and Intecsea Form Subsea Integrity Alliance
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:53:01

Two Houston-based solution providers in the oil and gas industry, Mexssub and Intecsea, have formed a strategic alliance built to deliver permanent riser and pipeline integrity solutions. The...

Green Light for Dvalin Development
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:25:24

The plan for development and operation (PDO) for the DEA-operated Dvalin development has been approved by the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. With development costs of estimated 1.1...

Aquabotix Goes Public on ASX
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:54:54

UUV Aquabotix Ltd, an Australian company, is conducting an IPO of the Aquabotix business on the Australian Securities Exchange (the ASX) and will operate the underwater robotics company going...

Next Geosolutions to Survey UK-Norway North Sea Link
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:09:17

Next Geosolutions has been awarded two survey contracts for the North Sea Link (NSL) project, the first electricity link between UK and Norway. The first contract, due to start in April, will see...

JDR and Proserv Team Up in Nigeria
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:41:25

JDR has expanded its presence in West Africa through a partnership agreement with Proserv Instrumentation Nigeria. Under the strategic alliance, JDR will establish a service and maintenance base in...

WATCH: PGS Shows Off Its Fourth Ramform Titan Class Vessel
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:35:33

PGS has completed its newbuild program with a naming ceremony of the fourth, and last member of the Ramform Titan-class vessels ‘Ramform Hyperion’ at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries...

Alam Maritim Nets $22M Subsea IMR Job
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:47:05

Malaysia-based Alam Maritim Resources Berhad has been awarded a contract for the provision of subsea inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) services. The company secured a contract through...

Eni Names FPU Set for Indonesian Deepwater Wells
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:40:15

Eni has held a naming ceremony of the “Jangkrik” Floating Production Unit (FPU) vessel at Saipem Karimun Yard in Indonesia. The FPU will operate in the Eni-operated Muara Bakau PSC located in the...