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ThoughtStream: Subsea sets sights on skills

Feb 01, 2013

Neil Gordon, Subsea UK One of the fastest-growing sectors in recent years, the subsea industry is set to continue on its upward curve in 2013. Having demonstrated high growth through the recession, the subsea sector is enjoying a positive…

Marine Renewable Technology

Feb 01, 2013

Rube Goldberg had nothing on these guys. The American engineer, inventor and cartoonist most famous for drawing outlandish machines would have smiled at all the ideas for capturing ocean wave and tidal energy.According to the European Marine Energy Center…

Aker doubles Aasta work

Feb 01, 2013

Aker to supply Aasta subsea production system SPAR platform on the Aasta Hansteen fieldAker Solutions has signed a contract with Statoil for the supply of a subsea production system for the Aasta Hansteen field development project on the Norwegian Continental Shelf…

Additional bobbins to reel in sophisticated rope applications

Feb 01, 2013

Bridon’s new wire rope factory at Neptune Quay.Shipments have begun from a new UK wire rope factory built by Bridon International with future deepwater installation and lifting requirements and challenges very much in mind. Meg Chesshyre joined…

Free span analysis

Feb 01, 2013

Case ACase BOn a separate but related theme, the Umbilical Manufacturer’s Federation has recently published a guidance note on the subject of free span analysis.The term ‘free span’ is used to refer to the scenario whereby a section of installed…

Installation initiative increases industry involvement

Feb 01, 2013

As the oil & gas industry ventures into deeper waters and more extreme environments, operators, umbilical equipment designers and manufacturers, and installation companies, have been working together to ensure umbilical installation is as smooth an operation as possible…

Subsea 7 unveils Seven Viking

Jan 30, 2013

New next gen IMR vessel heads for North Sea Seven Viking IRM vesselThe cutting edge Seven Viking vessel, designed for operations in the harshest environments is being unveiled and named at a ceremony in Stavanger, Norway, by Subsea 7…

NCS Survey grows AUV fleet

Jan 29, 2013

The Aberdeen company acquires two Gavia AUVs Two Gavia AUVs delivered to NCS SurveyNCS Survey has expanded its growing autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) fleet with the purchase of two Teledyne Gavia AUVs.These vehicles are the latest…

GE forms Angola subsea JV

Jan 28, 2013

GE and GLS create Angolan manufacturing pact GE Oil & Gas CEO Dan Heintzelman speaks at the 2013 Annual Meeting in Florence, Italy.GE Oil & Gas has formed a new joint venture with Angola's GLS Holdings SA that will supply subsea equipment to the country's oil and gas industry…

Wireless communication system for real-time ROV control

Jan 16, 2013

Engineers from the US Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have developed a new wireless underwater communication system to control ROVs in real-time. This new method may eliminate the need for long tether cables, offering a new degree of freedom in underwater robotics…

McDermott awarded Mozambique FEED

Jan 11, 2013

McDermott, Allseas lock subsea pipeline FEEDMozambique mapMcDermott International, Inc. announced that one of its subsidiaries has teamed up with industry leader Allseas to provide a robust project execution strategy for the front-end…

Aker Solutions

Jan 10, 2013

Aker Solutions has landed more Ichthys LNG work. McDermott handed the firm a US$90 million (NKr500 million) contract to deliver a subsea tie-in connector for the Western Australia project. Delivery is expected 2013/14.

Fourth time's a charm

Jan 10, 2013

Petrobras touted a fourth oil discovery in the ultra-deepwaters of the Sergipe-Algoas basin, 85km off the coast of Aracaju, Brazil. Tests confirmed the presence of a 67m-thick, light oil column in the Calumbi formation of the Muriú well.

Kongsberg

Jan 10, 2013

Kongsberg has acquired Norwegian subsea engineering firm Apply Nemo in an effort to boost its presence in the North Sea and Australian subsea market. Kongsberg expects the purchase to close this month.

Wartsila wins China supply

Jan 10, 2013

Wartsila has been contracted by China Oilfield Services to supply designs for six new ships, two platform supply vessels, and four anchor-handling tug supply vessels for the South China Sea and Bohai Bay.

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