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TUV SUD NEL Completes Building £16M Test Facility
Fri, 25 May 2018 13:26:27

TUV SUD NEL, the flow measurement R&D specialist, has completed the base building that will house its £16-million advanced multiphase facility (AMF). Construction began in September 2017 and the...

OSIL Rolls Out New Deep Sea Camera
Fri, 25 May 2018 12:20:29

UK-based manufacturers of oceanographic systems Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has launched new expandable Deep Sea Camera System, a pressure activated self-contained system which allows...

GC Rieber Narrows Loss
Fri, 25 May 2018 12:06:24

Norwegian offshore vessels provider, GC Rieber Shipping, has reported loss of NOK 59 million for the first quarter of 2018, compared with a loss of NOK 66 million in the prior year comparable period....

Basslink Interconnector Experiences Another Delay
Fri, 25 May 2018 11:14:59

Basslink has informed that the return to service of Basslink interconnector will be delayed again due to challenges beyond control of the company. The Basslink, linking George Town in Tasmania and...

Cleansorb to Enhance Recovery from UK Field
Fri, 25 May 2018 10:16:02

Cleansorb has been hired to help a major operator to enhance recovery from a maturing field offshore UK. As part of field redevelopment, effective drilling damage removal in new water injector wells...

Shell in New Gulf of Mexico Find
Fri, 25 May 2018 08:13:52

Shell Offshore has made a large, deepwater, exploration discovery in the Norphlet geologic play in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with its Dover well.  The Dover discovery is Shell’s sixth in the...

GEOxyz Boosts Subsea Fleet
Fri, 25 May 2018 07:31:32

GEOxyz has marked the arrival of the newly-named subsea support vessel, Geo Ocean III, as the flagship of its fleet. The DP II vessel has recently undergone a refit including the mobilisation of...

Deltares Aids Jan de Nul in Substations Foundations Design
Fri, 25 May 2018 06:27:13

Deltares has supported Jan De Nul in investigating hydrodynamic loads on its gravity-based foundations (GBFs) for the high voltage substations for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Baltic...

New General Data Protection Regulation
Thu, 24 May 2018 14:19:28

You are probably aware of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will come into effect on May 25, 2018. In a nutshell it means your personal data will be better protected, hence...

Nautilus Demos Its Spider-Inspired Sediment Sampler
Thu, 24 May 2018 11:23:14

Nautilus Minerals has completed the first trial of its newly-developed autonomous sediment sampler. The insect-inspired creation is dubbed the “Nautilus Jumping Spider” and resembling its animal...

Impact Subsea Expands Its Team
Thu, 24 May 2018 11:20:42

Impact Subsea has appointed Craig Thorburn as operations manager, who will be responsible for product production and customer support. Craig will be based at the Impact Subsea headquarters in...

Unmanned Survey Solutions’ New USV Gets Green Light
Thu, 24 May 2018 10:49:34

Unmanned Survey Solutions’ new Accession Class unmanned surface vessels (USVs) have been given the green light following the funding from Marine-i Marine Challenge Fund, supported by the...

Nord Stream 2 Compensates for Potential Fisheries Damage in Russia
Thu, 24 May 2018 10:15:20

Nord Stream 2, the developer of the twin pipeline to supply Russian natural gas to the EU market, released 90,000 young Atlantic salmon as compensation for potential temporary damage to fisheries...

Harvey Gulf Out of Chapter 11 in Less than Three Months
Thu, 24 May 2018 09:39:44

Gulf of Mexico-focused vessel operator Harvey Gulf International Marine has been granted approval for its final Plan of Reorganization by the United States Bankruptcy Court. The approval comes just 77...

UKHO Gets New CTO
Thu, 24 May 2018 08:56:02

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has appointed Terry Makewell to the position of chief technology officer. According to UKHO, this appointment will support it in delivering its vision of becoming...

Aquaterra Energy Makes Changes in Management Team
Thu, 24 May 2018 08:31:28

Aquaterra Energy has made two senior management promotions to spearhead its continued growth strategy. George Morrison becomes group CEO of parent company Aquaterra Energy Group, while James Larnder...

Minesto Installs MGS Buoy in Holyhead Deep
Thu, 24 May 2018 07:43:07

Minesto has completed the installation of the micro grid system (MGS) buoy that will be used for the company’s first tidal energy installation in Holyhead Deep, Wales. Moored to the seabed using...

Tymor Marine Adds New Business Development Manager
Wed, 23 May 2018 12:08:55

Tymor Marine has appointed Matthew Heyman as business development manager of the company. Matthew has over twenty years maritime industry experience with companies including Wilhelmsen, Maersk and...

MDL Wins US West Coast Pipelay Job
Wed, 23 May 2018 11:33:34

Maritime Developments has been awarded a steel pipe handling project in shallow water on the US West Coast. The project will utilise MDL’s 25Te, 2-track tensioner (MDL TTS-2/140) to handle an 8”...

NOC: RRS Discovery Begins New South Atlantic Expedition
Wed, 23 May 2018 11:19:04

The Royal Research Ship (RRS) Discovery has started a science expedition to the South Atlantic to study the role of low oxygen zones in ocean carbon storage. The results of the investigation will...

Repsol Hires HydraWell for P&A Services Off Norway
Wed, 23 May 2018 10:48:38

Repsol Norge has awarded a frame agreement to HydraWell to provide technology and services for the operator’s plug and abandonment on the Norwegian continental shelf. The frame agreement is valid for...

Decom North Sea Award Winners Unveiled
Wed, 23 May 2018 09:19:53

Decom North Sea has revealed winners of the 2018 Decom North Sea Awards, on Tuesday. Decom North Sea revealed the three winners, with categories covering innovation, collaboration and individual...

Reach Subsea Triples Revenues But Stays in Red
Wed, 23 May 2018 08:37:16

Reach Subsea has seen its quarterly net loss widened despite tripling revenues against the quarter ended March 31, 2017. For the quarter, the Norwegian contractor booked loss of NOK 18.6 million, or...

Fugro Gets NOAA Commendation for Global Ocean Mapping
Wed, 23 May 2018 07:31:18

Fugro has received a formal commendation from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for advancing global ocean mapping. The recognition came during a recent industry...

SeaBird Schedules North West Europe 2D Survey
Wed, 23 May 2018 07:20:27

SeaBird Exploration has signed an agreement to supply one 2D vessel for an upcoming survey in North West Europe during this coming summer season. The project is scheduled to start early Q3-2018 and...

C-Kore Subsea Tools Assist Bibby Offshore in North Sea
Wed, 23 May 2018 06:41:08

C-Kore Systems has supported Bibby Offshore with the deployment of its subsea testing tools for work on a field located in the North Sea. The C-Kore cable monitor units are used on both commissioning...

Modulift Revamps Subsea Beams for O&G Project
Wed, 23 May 2018 06:39:33

Below-the-hook equipment manufacturer Modulift has recently refurbished two subsea spreader beams for a subsea installation contractor before they were used to lift 260t and 280t manifolds for a...

PJ Valves Gets Two FPSO Contracts
Wed, 23 May 2018 05:09:58

PJ Valves (PJV) has been awarded two contracts by two oil and gas operators to supply valves for a floating, production, storage and offloading vessels (FPSOs) with a combined total value of $3.5...

Subsea 7 Updates Board Member Roles
Tue, 22 May 2018 13:25:23

Subsea 7 has updated its board responsibilities following the changes to board membership approved at the company’s AGM held on April 17, 2017. Namely, Allen Stevens has been appointed senior...

Proserv Opens Great Yarmouth Centre of Excellence
Tue, 22 May 2018 12:51:57

Proserv has officially opened its new purpose-built Centre of Excellence within Great Yarmouth’s Beacon Park. Developer, Great Yarmouth Borough Council, together with New Anglia LEP and key...