Subsea Technology News


New Product: BOREAS D70, FOG Intertial Navigation System

Oct 24, 2022

Advanced Navigation debuts the Boreas D70, a fiber-optic gyroscope (FOG) inertial navigation system (INS). According to the manufacturer, the technology is well suited to surveying, mapping, and navigation across subsea, marine, land and air applications…

MTR100: For USVs and AUVs, is it a Hydrogen Future?

Oct 12, 2022

Hydrogen has been making big headlines in the energy world. It’s one of the potential routes to deliver high density energy to transport and heavy industry – but also to marine applications, as well as a way to move and store renewable energy…

First UMACK Anchor for CorPower WEC Installed off Portugal

Sep 22, 2022

CorPower Ocean, Maersk Supply Service and Dieseko have installed the first commercial-scale UMACK anchor to support the HiWave-5 demonstration project. The anchor has been installed 4km off the coast of Aguçadoura, in northern Portugal, where…

Inside the Baker Hughes Subsea Production Strategy

Sep 19, 2022

With volatile markets and increasing speed of technological changes – led by digitalization and decarbonization – Richard Ward discusses subsea production trends, opportunities and challenges.Richard, to start can you give a brief career bio with an overview of your current responsibilities…

Alcatel Submarine Network’s DC/FO Tech together with Equinor ASA wins the 2022 UTC Award

Jun 16, 2022

An innovative new subsea controls architecture designed to simplify how new fields and carbon capture and storage (CCS) sites can be developed and expanded has been announced as the winner of this year’s Underwater Technology Conference (UTC) Award…

Subsea Compression: A Step Change at Ormen Lange

Jun 16, 2022

Shell and OneSubsea are on track to realizing a vision for subsea compression that will set new standards for delivering gas. When it comes onstream in late 2025, the Ormen Lange Phase 3 subsea multiphase compression project will expand the…

Saab Seaeye Cougar tapped for work in Japan's Offshore Renewable Sector

Mar 03, 2022

Japan’s growing offshore wind industry is gaining a Saab Seaeye Cougar XTi underwater robotic vehicle for cable burial inspection and other roles. Kaiyo Engineering has acquired the 2000m rated Cougar for deployment from a 250-ton mother ship…

Subsea Expo Day 2: Remote and Autonomous Ops are the Trend, Barriers Remain

Feb 23, 2022

[ Elaine Maslin reports from the show floor at Subsea Expo in Aberdeen this week for Offshore Engineer and Marine Technology Reporter ]The coronavirus pandemic has helped to accelerate a drive towards the use of remote technologies, but regulations…

Prysmian Group Wins MidEast Submarine Cable Contract

Jan 14, 2022

Prysmian Group entered into a Limited Notice to Proceed (LNTP) for the supply of power cables in the context of a landmark  HVDC submarine cable project in the Middle East, worth around $252m. The LNTP was awarded to Prysmian by Samsung C&T as part of its EPC consortium with Jan De Nul Group…

Interview: André Lima Cordeiro, Executive Manager, Subsea Systems, Petrobras

Dec 29, 2021

Brazil has always pushed the boundaries of deepwater exploration and production – and it’s still doing so today. With some of the world’s largest deepwater reservoirs, that are often complex in themselves, it’s had to come up with new solutions…

Floating Offshore Wind: Attention Turns Subsea for Power Transport

Dec 28, 2021

From being an ugly duckling, floating offshore wind is now the Cinderella of the offshore renewables world. Attention is now being paid to floating and even subsea substation concepts to help bring this power to shore. Over the past year, expectations…

Sourcing Seismic with Subsea Swarms

Dec 15, 2021

Swarm behavior of underwater vehicles has long been on the wish list. Couple that with collecting seismic data and you have an interesting challenge. The seismic industry has a track record for innovation – Blue Ocean Seismic Services is taking on the latest challenge…

Subsea Processing: Emissions Abatement Opportunity Knocks?

Oct 28, 2021

A complete subsea factory may yet be a pipe dream. However, with its constituent parts now more or less ready, the industry has a much greater toolbox of technologies with which it can now apply to existing and new subsea developments. But is there willingness…

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…

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