Offshore Subsea News


Sentinel Subsea Attracts Investment for Subsea Well Monitoring Tech

Oct 18, 2021

Passive well integrity monitoring firm Sentinel Subsea has secured an investment from Alba Equity and Scottish Enterprise as it continues to develop its technology for the monitoring of subsea wells.Founded in 2018, Sentinel Subsea has developed WellSentinel…

Mermaid Subsea Services Buys 50% Stake in Offshore Construction Vessel Millennium 3

Oct 18, 2021

Thai-based offshore services company Mermaid Subsea Services has agreed to buy a 50% ownership share in the Millennium 3 offshore construction vessel from PT David Marine for $16 million.The Millennium 3 is a DP2 construction support vessel…

ARAS Marine Buys Falcon ROV

Oct 14, 2021

Turkish marine operations company, ARAS Marine, acquired a deep-rated Saab Seaeye Falcon remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to support a wide range of projects in both International and Turkish territorial waters.ARAS Marine's projects range from…

Beach Energy Hires Wood for Trefoil Development FEED (Australia)

Oct 13, 2021

Wood, a UK-based provider of consultancy and engineering services to the international offshore energy industry, has secured two Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contracts to support Beach Energy’s Trefoil field development opportunity in the Bass Basin…

DeltaTek Secures Patents for ArticuLock Tech

Oct 13, 2021

UK-based oil and gas well construction firm DeltaTek Global has been granted US, European and Norwegian patents for its ArticuLock technology.According to DeltaTek, its ArticuLock tool, based on a ball and socket concept, is capable of mitigating…

4Subsea to Monitor Steel Catenary Risers on Giant FPSO in Brazil

Oct 12, 2021

4Subsea, a provider of tech solutions for the offshore energy industry, has secured a service agreement to monitor steel catenary risers on the Bacalhau field FPSO, offshore Brazil. The field, in Brazil's Santos Basin, is operated by Norway's Equinor…

Blue Ocean Seismic Services Completes Sea Trials

Oct 12, 2021

Blue Ocean Seismic Services reports it has completed a series of passive and active sea trials in the North Sea using a DP2 class Multi Role Vessel. When tested at various weights, the company’s underwater autonomous vehicle successfully and…

MMT Names Interim CEO

Oct 11, 2021

Sweden-based subsea survey and inspection firm MMT, part of Ocean Infinity, has appointed Sara Båth-Dahlström as CEO. Båth-Dahlström, who takes over on an interim basis, from Per-Olof Sverlinger, has been with MMT since 2019.MMT was acquired by Ocean Infinity earlier this year…

Subsea Vehicles: To Be (resident), or Not to Be?

Oct 11, 2021

That’s the question? Or, more specifically, are there alternative ways of delivering robotics to where they’re needed without having to have seabed docking stations? Elaine Maslin takes a look.  The idea for some kind of resident subsea vehicle has been around for some time…

DOF, OFG Team Up to Offer AUV Services to Offshore Industry

Oct 11, 2021

Offshore vessel owner DOF Subsea has entered a partnership deal with offshore survey firm Ocean Floor Geophysics Inc. (OFG) to offer Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) services to the international offshore industry.'The partnership will effectively…

Fugro Supports Saipem's Construction Work at BP's Greater Tortue Ahmeyim Project

Oct 11, 2021

Italian energy industry services firm Saipem has awarded Fugro a monitoring contract to support the construction of an LNG jetty for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim field offshore Senegal/Mauritania.Starting in December, Fugro will deploy its InclinoCam…

ARV-i: New Subsea Resident Vehicle Set to Launch

Oct 08, 2021

In October, a new class of underwater observation vehicle, the ARV-i, will be launched at Ocean Business 21. New Zealand-based Boxfish Research and Norwegian partner Transmark Subsea developed the autonomous underwater resident vehicle in a joint venture…

Shopping Spree: OEG Offshore Buys Hughes Subsea Services

Oct 07, 2021

UK-based offshore equipment provider OEG Offshore has acquired Hughes Subsea Services (Hughes), an integrated subsea service company.This is OEG Offshore's second acquisition in a little over a week, when it bought Fern Communications.Hughes…

Greensea, Ocean Infinity Collaborating on ROV Control

Oct 04, 2021

Greensea Systems, the company behind OPENSEA, an open architecture software platform for the marine sector, has signed a deal with Ocean Infinity to supply OPENSEA as the open architecture platform for the Armada Dynamic Payloads Control (DPC)…

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