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Normand Baltic Gears for Vietnam Campaign
Wed, 24 May 2017 12:04:15

The dive support vessel Normand Baltic, currently on charter with DCN Diving, is set to depart Loyang Offshore supply base in Singapore for Lan Tay field 370 kilometers offshore Vietnam. DCN Diving...

STATS Group Invests in New Equipment and Facilities
Wed, 24 May 2017 11:53:45

STATS Group has invested more than £3 million in developing a range of hot tapping machines, expanding their fleet of pipeline intervention service equipment, and opening a new 15,000 sq ft workshop...

Unique Group Delivers Dive System to Asian Client
Wed, 24 May 2017 08:46:42

Unique Group’s Diving & Life Support division has delivered a Zone 2 rated classed surface nitrox dive system to FSDS Diving Services, the Asian based subsea service provider. The system...

VIDEO: NOV Subsea Oil Storage System
Wed, 24 May 2017 08:34:39

The animation shows a subsea storage unit (SSU) solution, patented by National Oilwell Varco, which enables storage of crude oil, chemicals and produced water on the subsea floor. The SSU is a...

Trump Proposes $171M Budget for BOEM
Wed, 24 May 2017 07:29:54

President of The United States Donald Trump has proposed a $171 million Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to manage offshore energy and mineral resources....

2G Robotics’ Equipment for Royal Norwegian Navy Hugin AUVs
Wed, 24 May 2017 06:46:22

2G Robotics has been selected to supply AUV-based laser scanning, stills imaging, and illumination solutions for Hugin autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to be delivered to the Royal Norwegian...

Magseis Eyes Cheaper OBS Data Acquisition with Seismic Apparition Deal
Wed, 24 May 2017 06:34:54

Magseis and Seismic Apparition have signed an exclusive technology agreement to jointly develop and implement a new technology that could reduce the operational time for ocean bottom seismic....

EU Provides Grant to Odyssea Project
Wed, 24 May 2017 05:03:49

The European Union (EU) has awarded the international Odyssea consortium €8.4 million to develop an interoperable and cost-effective platform that integrates networks of observation and forecasting...

N-Seatec Wins Order for Subsea Pump Systems
Tue, 23 May 2017 09:30:33

N-Seatec has been awarded a 2-year contract for the design, delivery and cooperation of a complete subsea pump spread. The complete system will be specifically designed to be used on two different...

P-66 FPSO Begins Production in Brazil’s Santos Basin
Tue, 23 May 2017 07:52:57

Royal Dutch Shell informed that the deep-water production has started at the FPSO P-66, located in the Brazilian pre-salt Santos Basin. Positioned in 2,150-meter water depth, the P-66 can process up...

Former Louisiana State Official Takes Helm at BSEE
Tue, 23 May 2017 07:01:46

Former Louisiana state official Scott A. Angelle has been selected to head-up the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). Angelle, who most recently served as vice chairman of the...

Proserv Nets New Middle East Deals
Tue, 23 May 2017 06:45:09

Proserv has secured a series of contracts worth a combined value of more than $11 million for its production control new-build and after-market services in the Middle East. In the UAE, Proserv will...

TGS, PGS Shoot for More Seismic Data Off Eastern Canada
Tue, 23 May 2017 06:27:01

TGS and Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) joint venture is ramping up its 3D seismic acquisition with two new multi-client 3D projects offshore Eastern Canada. East Flemish Pass 3D Phase II is a 1,950 km2...

Wave Hub Welcomes New Project Manager in Wales
Tue, 23 May 2017 06:07:49

Wave Hub has recruited Madeline Cowley as its project manager to lead on the company’s activities in Wales. Madeline is based at Wave Hub’s new office in Pier House, Pembroke Dock. Wave Hub’s...

New Discoveries Made in Beirut Harbour Wreck Survey
Tue, 23 May 2017 04:54:17

Lighthouse together with QPS, organised a training for the Lebanese Navy in cooperation with the Italian Navy as part of the ISG (International Support Group Lebanon) program. During the 2 week...

Italian Maritime Robotics Expert Scoops DNV GL COMPIT Award
Tue, 23 May 2017 03:09:49

Marco Bibuli was announced as the winner of the DNV GL COMPIT Award 2017, which took place in Cardiff this year. This is the tenth time that a scientist has been presented with the DNV GL COMPIT...

ACE Winches Supplies Equipment for DolWin Installation Project
Mon, 22 May 2017 09:36:16

ACE Winches mobilized and installed a winch package for use on the jacket installation and float-over of the DolWin topside platform. The DolWin HVDC converter platform is located in the German Bight...

Neptune Wraps Up Diving Project for Chevron Australia
Mon, 22 May 2017 09:17:40

Neptune has completed a diving project awarded by Chevron Australia under the Master Services Agreement (MSA). The contract included the provision of diving services for Barrow Island CBM...

Vigdis Sidetrack Nod for Statoil
Mon, 22 May 2017 08:36:54

Statoil has received consent to use the Bideford Dolphin mobile drilling rig for production drilling at Vigdis oil field located in the Tampen area in the northern part of the North Sea. Statoil is...

BP Starts Quad 204 Project in UK
Mon, 22 May 2017 07:25:21

BP has informed that the production has started from Quad 204 project in the west of Shetland region, offshore UK. BP announced the first oil from the redeveloped Schiehallion Area on behalf of...

Eni Begins OCTP Production Off Ghana
Mon, 22 May 2017 07:06:48

Eni has launched production from the integrated oil & gas development project in the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) block, off Ghana’s western coast. The OCTP development is made up of the...

McDermott to Expand Presence in Saudi Arabia
Mon, 22 May 2017 06:40:15

McDermott International has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Saudi Aramco to expand and develop the company’s physical and human capital within Saudi Arabia. The MoU is a part of...

Wood Group Lands Sakhalin Technical Support Services Contract
Mon, 22 May 2017 06:35:39

Wood Group has secured a technical support services (TSS) contract with Sakhalin Energy, an operator of Sakhalin-2; one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas projects, that includes...

Pacific Radiance – Allianz Offshore in Middle East JV
Mon, 22 May 2017 06:17:24

Pacific Radiance has through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Crest Offshore Marine, entered into a joint venture agreement with Allianz Offshore Middle East to jointly incorporate a company in Singapore...

Highlights of the Week
Sun, 21 May 2017 18:53:43

Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (May 15– May 21). Eni has started gas production from the Jangkrik Development Project, offshore...

NPD Awards 11 Technology Frame Agreements
Fri, 19 May 2017 13:17:07

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has signed framework agreements with eleven supplier firms representing various technology areas. The contractors will provide professional assistance within their...

Rolls-Royce to Supply Hybrid Subsea Crane for CBO Manoella
Fri, 19 May 2017 11:08:29

Rolls-Royce has secured a contract by the Brazilian ship owning company CBO to equip an existing offshore platform supply vessel (PSV) with a new patented dual draglink (DDC) subsea crane. This will...

Kraken Buys Stake in Enitech Subsea
Fri, 19 May 2017 10:04:28

Kraken Sonar has acquired a minority interest in Enitech Subsea GmbH of Rostock, Germany, and the company has been renamed to Kraken Power GmbH. Under the agreement, Kraken has taken a 19.9% equity...

M² Subsea to Support Nord Stream 2 UXO Survey
Fri, 19 May 2017 07:50:51

M² Subsea has secured a contract to supply the Go Electra vessel with ROVs and personnel to support survey work on the Nord Stream 2 subsea pipeline system. The company has been sub-contracted by...

Lloyd’s Register Supports DONG Energy US Offshore Wind Campaign
Fri, 19 May 2017 07:34:08

Lloyd’s Register has used its specialist expertise in its Maine-based subsidiary, SGC Engineering, to support DONG Energy on its evaluation phase of the Bay State project with its offshore site and...