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Telecom Egypt Wraps Up MENA Cable Deal
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:57:58

Telecom Egypt has concluded the acquisition of Middle East and North Africa Submarine Cable (MENA Cable) from Orascom Investment Holding “OIH” through its subsidiary Egyptian International Submarine...

Motive Joins Forces with Euro Rope in The Netherlands
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:29:55

Motive Offshore, headquartered in Boyndie, Aberdeenshire, has joined forces with Rotterdam-based Euro Rope in a £1 million fleet investment to launch new business, EuroWinch BV in The Netherlands....

Cerberus Acquires TE SubCom
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:24:41

Cerberus Capital Management has entered into an agreement with TE Connectivity to acquire TE’s Subsea Communications business (SubCom). Headquartered in Eatontown, New Jersey, SubCom designs,...

Shell and Subcon Roll Out ‘Pipe-Clamping Mattress’
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:33:39

Subcon has announced a new method to mitigate pipeline-walking. Developed in cooperation with Shell Global Solutions (Shell), it is an engineered ‘pipe-clamping mattress’ (PCM). The technique was...

MCA Hires Clinton Marine for Civil Hydrography Programme
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:58:39

Clinton Marine Survey was recently awarded a contract for Lot 1 of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency’s (MCA) UK Civil Hydrography Programme (CHP). The MCA funds, manages and delivers the UK CHP...

Infinity Nets New Frame Agreement
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:51:48

Infinity has secured a frame agreement for the provision of engineering for an unnamed E&P company. Infinity has already started its first project, a fast track subsea tie-back to an existing...

TGS Plans New Seep Study Project in MSGBC Basin
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:19:31

TGS plans to start its first regional offshore MSGBC SeaSeep Project in the North West Africa Atlantic Margin.   The program will cover an area of approximately 113,500 km2 and will incorporate...

CCOM at UNH Partners with FarSounder
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:22:52

The Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM) at the Joint Hydrographic Center at the University of New Hampshire has added FarSounder as a partner in their Industrial Associates Program. As the globally...

Swan Hunter Preps Cable Handling and Setup Spread for CWind
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:22:46

Swan Hunter has completed mobilisation and commissioning of its new modular offshore carousel and associated equipment onboard the ASV Pioneer barge, for client CWind. The new basket carousel, has...

STR Australia Secures First Project
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:00:14

Subsea Technology & Rentals (STR) has won its first project through its Australian entity since the appointment of Jason French as business development director for the Asia Pacific region. This...

DeepOcean Launches Offshore Services Base at Port of Blyth
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:19:06

DeepOcean has opened a new offshore services base at Blyth in the North East of England with aim to increase presence in global cable lay and trenching markets. Offshore Services Base Blyth is...

First Oil Flows from BW Adolo FPSO
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 08:01:20

BW Offshore informed that first oil from the BW Adolo FPSO was safely achieved on Sunday, 18 months after the initial investment was made in the Dussafu license offshore Gabon. “We have...

UTEC Bolsters Middle East Team
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:59:44

UTEC, a survey company in subsea services group Acteon, has appointed Nadir Rahmatullah as the commercial and strategy director of its Middle East and Caspian operations. Rahmatullah was most...

CGG Shoots Seismic in UK West Shetland Basin
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:03:21

CGG has started acquisition of a high-density, rich-azimuth, towed-streamer multi-client survey in the UK West Shetland Basin. The 3,600 sq km survey focuses on delivering high-resolution seismic...

AAL Delivers Offshore Solution for Greater Enfield Project
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 06:40:43

AAL has completed a 90-day ‘one-ship-solution’ to deliver pioneering Thermotite ‘ULTRA’ subsea pipes and other subsea equipment to the ongoing Greater Enfield project, on...

OSIL Expands Portfolio of ROV Tools for Deep Sea Mining Monitoring
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 05:00:07

Environmental monitoring and sediment sampling experts Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has expanded its offering of deep sea ROV sampling equipment with a multiple water sample collection...

Highlights of the Week
Sun, 16 Sep 2018 03:44:15

Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (September 10 – September 16). GC Rieber CEO Steps Down Norway’s Largest Oil Pipeline Reaches...

GC Rieber CEO Steps Down
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 13:41:25

Christian Wilhelm Berg has resigned from the CEO position of GC Rieber Shipping with immediate effect in order to pursue other opportunities through his wholly owned company, Bech Offshore. Bech...

Fugro Undertakes Seabed Surveys for Iberdrola’s New OWF
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:30:59

Fugro has started a marine site characterization programme at Iberdrola’ Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm, in German waters of the Baltic Sea. Under a contract worth over €10 million, Fugro will...

STAPEM Offshore’s New Diving Catamaran Ready for Sea Trials
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:25:29

STAPEM Offshore’s new diving support catamaran STAPEM Narval is getting ready for sea trials. The sea trials are planned to begin in November 2018, the company informed. STAPEM Narval shares...

Royal IHC Stays at Port of Blyth
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:47:01

The Port of Blyth has reached an agreement with major tenant Royal IHC that will see the offshore engineering firm commit their long term future to the port’s offshore energy support base. The port...

First Subsea Provides Platform Mooring Connectors for Windfloat Atlantic Project
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:35:08

First Subsea secured a contract to supply platform mooring connectors (PMCs) to Windplus for the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic Project, offshore northern Portugal. The PMCs will be used to connect wind...

Verdant Power Gets Funding for Final Tidal Power System Demo
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:19:55

Verdant Power has received $6 million in funding for the next phase of its program to advance the development of the company’s tidal power system in New York. The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office...

Magseis Eyeing New OBN Survey in Americas
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 06:16:17

Magseis has received a Letter of Intent (LOI) for a full operation with its proprietary MASS nodes for an ocean bottom seismic survey in the Americas. Based on Magseis availability of nodes, the...

GEBCO-NF Alumni Team Finalizes Sea Trials for XPRIZE Final
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 05:26:45

The GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team has completed its first 24-hour sea-trials, in preparation for the final round of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE. The sea-trials assessed various operating...

Ørsted Cable Protection Deal for Seaproof Solutions
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:05:52

Bergen-based Seaproof Solutions, a Balmoral company, has signed a long-term frame agreement with Danish operator Ørsted for the development, design and manufacture of cable protection systems (CPS)...

SIMEC Atlantis Energy Reveals Single Axis Tidal Turbine
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 09:02:12

SIMEC Atlantis Energy (SAE) has unveiled the design of its new 2.0-megawatt tidal power turbine system, the AR2000, which includes a large single axis turbine. This next generation turbine will be...

Deep Sea Mooring Sets Up Aberdeen Facility
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:49:39

The UK-office of Deep Sea Mooring (DSM), a Vryhof company, has strengthened its presence in the offshore energy hub Aberdeen with the opening of a deep water quayside facility. This follows the...

Hurricane Wraps Up Lancaster EPS Subsea Installation
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:10:50

Hurricane Energy, the UK based oil and gas company, has completed the installation of the subsea umbilical, risers and flowlines (SURF) for the Early Production System development of the Lancaster...

BIRNS Adds Manufacturing Engineer
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 06:52:43

BIRNS has appointed Abel Nemeth as manufacturing engineer at the company’s headquarters. In his new role at BIRNS, Nemeth will be responsible for designing efficiency, cost-effectiveness,...