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Namaka Subsea to Expand in Asia Pacific
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:17:10

Namaka Subsea has announced plans for the expansion in the Asia Pacific region. Namaka Subsea has secured personnel and offices in Singapore, with an official unveiling to be announced in coming...

RRS Sir David Attenborough Vessel Construction Reaches New Milestone
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:03:16

A new milestone has been reached in the building of the new polar research ship for Britain, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, as the ‘stern section’ is transported by barge from...

Total Acquires Maersk Oil for USD 7.45 Billion
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:52:06

Total is set to acquire Maersk Oil & Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of A.P. Møller – Mærsk, for $7.45 billion in a  share and debt transaction.   Under the agreed terms, A.P. Møller – Maersk will...

Van Oord Nets Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm Deal
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:01:56

Van Oord has been awarded the balance of plant contract for the Northland Power’s 252 MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm located in the German Bight, 95 kilometers northwest of the island of...

Damen Wraps Up Petrojarl 1 FPSO Refit for Teekay
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:20:41

Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam (DSR) has delivered the FPSO Petrojarl 1 to Teekay Offshore following a complete redeployment project taking place over the past two and a half years. The Petrojarl 1 has...

PHOTO: Antel Inaugurates New Subsea Cable
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:59:47

Uruguayan operator Antel has inaugurated a submarine cable connecting Uruguay to Brazil and the United States. The 2000 kilometers long section of the cable links Punta del Este to Fortaleza in...

Highlights of the Week
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:32:24

Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (August 14 – August 20). BP Trinidad and Tobago (BPTT) announced first gas from the Juniper...

Åsgard Subsea Compression System Becomes Field-Proven Technology
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:44:39

Both subsea compression trains at Statoil’s Åsgard field have achieved more than 25’000 operation hours with an availability close to 100%. The world’s first subsea gas compression facility features...

Geokon-Zagreb to Survey Seabed for LNG Terminal in Omišalj
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:39:42

Geokon-Zagreb has been engaged by LNG Hrvatska to conduct seabed investigation activities for the LNG terminal project to be located in Omišalj. The investigation activities will be conducted in the...

Tekmar to Protect Cables for Binhai North H2 OWF in China
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:13:41

Tekmar Energy (Tekmar), the European based specialists in cable protection systems (CPS) for offshore wind farms has been awarded a contract to protect array cables on the 400MW Binhai North H2...

EEW SPC to Supply Monopiles for DONG Energy’s Hornsea Project One
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:31:50

DONG Energy has awarded a contract to EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH (EEW SPC) to manufacture all monopiles for the 174-turbine offshore wind farm, Hornsea Project One. The companies previously...

Magseis Reports Profitable Q2
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:17:36

Norwegian seabed seismic services player Magseis has bounced back in black in the second quarter of 2017 as revenue jumped over 150 percent. The Oslo-listed company has seen its revenue at USD 19.4...

GC Rieber Reduces Deficit, Ups Revenues
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:36:51

Norwegian offshore vessels provider, GC Rieber Shipping, has reported loss of NOK 84.6 million for the first six months of 2017, compared with a loss of NOK 547.5 million in the 1H 2016. The...

SeaBird Financial Struggle Continues, Revenues Down 88%
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:47:23

Oslo-listed SeaBird has seen red in the quarter ended June, 2017 as revenues fell some 88 percent on continued weak market demand. The seismic data provider for oil and gas companies posted loss of...

Divers Recover WWII Bouncing Bombs in Scotland
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:57:03

A specialised piece of underwater scanning equipment has been used to locate and identify WWII ‘bouncing bombs’ in a Scottish loch. GSE Rentals, part of Unique System UK provided the...

Fugro Extends Skandi Carla Charter with DOF
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:36:51

Fugro has extended the firm period of hire for the Skandi Carla time charter contract from July 2017 until end October 2019, the Oslo-listed DOF Subsea said on Friday. Skandi Carla is a...

Global Marine to Install Rampion OWF Cable
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:20:56

Global Marine Group (GMG) has been awarded a contract from E.ON to install a fibre optic cable at the Rampion offshore wind farm, under construction 13km off the coast of Sussex, UK. Upon completion...

KBR to Work on BP’s Tortue Project
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:15:18

KBR has been awarded pre-front end engineering design (FEED) and project support services contracts by BP for the development of the Tortue / Ahmeyim field offshore Mauritania and Senegal. Under...

UK Industry Body Highlights Opportunities at AOG 2018 Subsea Forum
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:03:55

Australasian Oil & Gas (AOG) in conjunction with Subsea UK, the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) and Subsea Energy Australia (SEA) are seeking abstract submissions for presentations to be...

Actuant Sells Viking to Acteon
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:36:52

Actuant Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Viking SeaTech business to Acteon Group, a global subsea services business, for approximately $12 million. Actuant has also signed a...

ConocoPhillips Prepares for Ekofisk Structures Removal
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:13:43

ConocoPhillips has received consent from Petroleum Safety AUthoritx (PSA) Norway for preparations for and the start of the removal of minor structures from the Ekofisk field facilities. The consent...

Boskalis Sees Profit Halved
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:32:09

Dutch marine services player Royal Boskalis Westminster has seen a profit drop of close to 50 percent in the first half of 2017 on weak offshore market which affected company’s revenue by close to...

DEME to Install Submarine Cable for Elia Modular Offshore Grid
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:28:10

Dredging International, part of the DEME Group, has secured the contract from Belgian transmission system operator Elia for the submarine power cable installation for the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG)...

Saab Seaeye Falcon for Huon Aquaculture
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:00:31

Privately owned producer of fresh salmon in Australia, Huon Aquaculture, has ordered a second Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater e-robotic vehicle. Their newest Falcon is now enhanced with Saab Seaeye’s...

Partrac Gets Hywind Metocean Monitoring Job
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 05:23:19

Partrac has been selected by Statoil to provide real-time wave and current measurement services for Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm. Partrac has been contracted for a minimum of...

Van Oord Installs Walney Extension Foundations
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:30:41

Van Oord has finished the Walney Extension offshore wind farm for DONG Energy to transport and install 87 foundations. Van Oord’s installation vessels Aeolus and Svanen completed the project in 4.5...

WATCH: Catcher FPSO on Sea Trials
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:34:54

The Premier-operated Catcher project, located in the UK Central North Sea, is progressing under budget and is scheduled to deliver first oil in the second half of 2017. The 2016 saw the completion of...

Maersk Oil Utilizes Aberdeen Harbour for North Sea Decom Ops
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:50:21

Two subsea mid water arches weighing around 100 tonnes each are just some of the items that have been landed at Aberdeen Harbour as the port supports Maersk Oil’s decommissioning campaign for the...

Subsea 7 Bets on Flumill Tidal Technology
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:39:56

Subsea 7 and Flumill have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on the development and design of marine tidal technology. Flumill is an Arendal-based company in Norway that has developed a...

MSS Stays Red in Q2, Lays Up 10 Vessels
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:17:02

Offshore marine contractor Maersk Supply Service (MSS) has recorded a loss of USD 10 million in the second quarter of 2017 against loss of USD 106 million in the prior year comparable period. The...