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Shearwater and XOCEAN Team Up for CCS and Offshore Wind Markets

Jun 11, 2024

Marine seismic acquisition firm Shearwater Geoservices and ocean data company XOCEAN have entered strategic collaboration to explore opportunities in carbon capture and storage (CCS) and offshore wind markets.Building on the successful joint delivery of several large data campaigns…

PGS and TGS Clear Final Regulatory Hurdle for Merger Completion

Jun 11, 2024

Norwegian seismic firms TGS and PGS have received approval from the UK Competition and Markets Authority, securing final regulatory approval for the creation of ‘premier’ energy data company.The approval for the merger from the UK Competition…

Viridien Delivers OBN Solution for North Sea Survey

Jun 11, 2024

Viridien, formerly CGG, has sold and delivered a GPR300 ocean bottom nodal solution for a total value of approximately $20 million, which will be deployed on an upcoming seismic survey project in the North Sea.Viriden secured the contract through its Sensing & Monitoring business line…

N-Sea and Neptune Marine Launch Subsea Cable Repair Vessel

Jun 10, 2024

N-Sea Group and its partner Neptune Marine have launched Curo, the first dedicated the first dedicated cable repair and installation vessel.The launch took place at the Neptune Ship Yard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam.Neptune Marine Service recently…

Nexans Acquires Italian Cable Company

Jun 07, 2024

French subsea power cable maker Nexans has completed the acquisition of La Triveneta Cavi, an Italian medium and low-voltage cable company.The acquisition is a significant leap forward in Nexans’ strategy to become an electrification pure player…

Nexans Opens Newly Expanded Subsea Cable Facility in Norway

Jun 06, 2024

French subsea power cable maker Nexans has opened the newly expanded section of its high voltage subsea cable plant in Norway to support the increased demand globally for electrification and the energy transition.The plant, located in Halden…

Shearwater Kicks Off Pelotas Basin 3D Survey Off Brazil

Jun 05, 2024

Shearwater GeoServices has ramped up its multi-client activity by starting the Pelotas Basin 3D survey, offshore Brazil.The survey represents the fifth multi-client 3D acquisition project so far for Shearwater, the company said.The Pelotas Basin…

DeepOcean Grabs Offshore Recycling Contract in UK

Jun 05, 2024

Ocean services provider DeepOcean has been awarded a significant recycling project from an international operator, to be executed on the UK continental shelf.DeepOcean's Aberdeen office will oversee project management and engineering operations…

Dutch Subsea Services Newcomer Acquires First Vessel

Jun 04, 2024

FreeStar Subsea Services, a Netherlands-based company established by the merger of Vriezoo ROV Services and Mark Offshore, has acquired its first vessel and started operations.The company offers remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and survey support services with its own vessel…

Reach Subsea Secures $47.6M in New Contracts Backlog

Jun 04, 2024

Norwegian subsea services firm Reach Subsea has strengthened its order backlog with $47.6 million worth of new contacts.Reach Subsea has increased its order backlog after securing multiple new contracts, contract extensions and call-offs within…

Two PGS Vessels Kick-Start Surveys Offshore Norway

Jun 03, 2024

Norwegian seismic company PGS has started seismic survey operations in the northern hemisphere, using two Titan-class Ramform vessels and an ultra-high-res 3D spread.PGS’ Ramform Tethys has picked up the reins on the 2024 Norwegian Sea GeoStreamer X survey…

Bardex Mooring System Takes Home Woelfel BMEA Award

May 31, 2024

U.S.-based engineering company Bardex has won the 39th Annual Woelfel Best Mechanical Engineering Achievement Award for its Off Vessel Tensioning (OVT) BarLatch mooring system.The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) confers the prestigious award to recognize a product…

Solstad’s Normand Navigator Boards ROVs Ahead of New Job

May 31, 2024

Solstad Offshore’s Normand Navigator subsea vessel has arrived to Norway for the mobilization of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) ahead of its new assignment.The mobilization of ROV’s from Omega Subsea Robotics is currently ongoing at Husøy (Karmøy) in Norway…

EMGS Scores $3.4M Multi-Client Surveys in Norway

May 31, 2024

Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has entered into several agreements with Equinor and partners for fully pre-funded multi-client survey acquisitions in the Barents Sea.The combined contracts have a total value of approximately $3.4 million…

First Cable Production for 2GW North Sea Offshore Wind Grid Link Kicks Off

May 31, 2024

The production of new cables with a voltage of 525 kV, intended for the BalWin4 and LanWin1 offshore wind grid connection projects, has started at LS Cable’s facilities in South Korea.The start of production at LS Cable in South Korea’s Donghae…

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