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FOW Players Target 132kV Dynamic Cables

Oct 12, 2022

UK industry players are eying the development of 132kV dynamic array cables to meet the demands of ever larger turbines, but there are calls for standards to be agreed before they invest.The need for 132kV cables is being driven by the growth is turbine capacity to 15MW and beyond, with 20MW turbines even being discussed. These sizes out a strain on use of even the latest 66kV capacity cables, as it…

BIRNS High Amperage Connector Series Debuts

Mar 18, 2024

BIRNS made a big splash at Oceanology International in London last week at the company’s Power Forward event, with the celebration of the company’s 70th anniversary, and the launch of an all new high amperage subsea connector series, the 225 Amp BIRNS Meridian line…

Expro Marks Four Decades of Subsea Work

Jan 03, 2024

Expro (NYSE: XPRO) is celebrating 40 years of subsea sector leadership since launching its first subsea test tree system in the North Sea in 1983.From the creation of its first 10ksi subsea test tree assembly (SSTTA) for an exploration and appraisal…

Harvest, 3D at Depth Team in North Sea Project

Aug 29, 2023

Australia's Harvest Technology Group Limited completed a milestone project in the North Sea, partnering with LiDAR technology provider 3D at Depth to deliver remote metrology services for a global subsea services company. The entire operation…

New Tech for Ultrasound Inspection Subsea

Jun 27, 2023

FORCE Technology introduced a new generation of its P-Scan ultrasound scanner for subsea inspections. P-Scan 5 is designed to be easier to configure for a wider range of geometries and asset integrity applications, including regular inspection of submerged pipelines…

UTC 2023: Securing Global Energy

Apr 13, 2023

Global subsea energy leaders will convene in Bergen, Norway at the Underwater Technology Conference (UTC) in mid-June to meet, greet and exchange ideas on the crucial underwater technology topics. Stig Instanes, TechnipFMC and Rune Vesterkjær…

Oceaneering, Kontiki Winds ink MoU to Electrify Offshore Assets with Renewables

Jan 30, 2023

Oceaneering International said that its Norwegian subsidiary, Oceaneering AS, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kontiki Winds AS (a Havfram AS company) to jointly pursue the application of floating offshore wind for remote microgrid…

Kraken Update Progress on Subsea Laser Scanner Service Activities

Jan 17, 2023

Kraken Robotics' SeaVision 3D underwater laser scanning technology is primarily used in assisting the offshore energy sector to acquire quality subsea asset integrity information. Specific examples include providing measurements to help clients…

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…

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