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Modus Acquires Second Sabertooth HAUV

May 06, 2019

UK-based underwater vehicle services company Modus Seabed Intervention has agreed with Saab Seaeye to buy its second Sabertooth hybrid autonomous underwater vehicle (HAUV).The 3,000-meter rated Sabertooth will be equipped with extended autonomous…

UK Govt Backs Aberdeen Subsea Engineering Hub

May 03, 2019

The UK government said it will back industry plans for a multimillion pound underwater engineering hub in Aberdeen.The planned Global Underwater Engineering Hub will bring together underwater technologies from both industry and academia from…

Racing to 20K Equipment Amid Changing Regulations

May 03, 2019

Customer pressure for 20,000 psi-capable equipment has persisted for over a decade, yet no industry standards have been firmed up. This hasn’t stopped orders for such equipment, although some were later cancelled.Baker Hughes, a GE company,…

Composites for Pipeline Repair

May 03, 2019

When properly designed and applied, composite materials, which have been used for pipeline repairs since the 1980s, can outlast the steel being repaired in offshore environments.Even with a decades-long track record, says Matt Green, VP of technical services at ClockspringNRI…

Partners Find a New Way to Detect Well leaks

May 02, 2019

Project partners in the UK are working to develop a new approach for monitoring the long-term integrity of suspended or decommissioned oil and gas wells in the North Sea. Their proposed technique aims to act as a 'smoke alarm for the sea' to provide early warning in the event of a leak…

Canyon Charters Otto Candies Vessel

May 02, 2019

Subsea services company Canyon Offshore said it has entered into an agreement with vessel owner Otto Candies for the charter of the Jones Act-compliant inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) vessel Ross Candies.The charter will commence in…

Subsea 7 Raises Revenue Outlook

May 02, 2019

Subsea 7 posted first-quarter core profits below expectations on Thursday while adding that the offshore oilfield service provider's full-year revenue is no longer expected to decline.'We are now guiding for 2019 Group revenue to be broadly in line with 2018…

Ashtead Names New Asia-Pacific Leader

May 02, 2019

Global subsea equipment solutions specialist,  Ashtead Technology has appointed a new regional director for Asia-Pacific.James Christie joins the Aberdeen-based firm from Subsea 7 as Ashtead completes a six-figure investment to double the size of its Singapore facility…

Baraldi Joins C-Kore Systems

May 01, 2019

C-Kore Systems announced it has hired Diego Baraldi to represent the subsea testing tools manufacturer as Sales Manager – South America.Baraldi has more than 15 years of experience in the offshore oil and gas sector, starting his career with…

SubConn Expands Its Production Facility

May 01, 2019

Connectors manufacturer SubConn has grown its production capacity in the US, with first connectors expected to come out of its new facility by October 2019.The company has invested in a 2,300-square-meter new location that combined with its existing 2…

Oceaneering Wins Wintershall ROV Work

May 01, 2019

Oceaneering International said it has secured a contract to provide integrated remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) services for Wintershall offshore Norway.The deal covers ROV services for the Northern Drilling Moss Maritime CS-60Mk type drilling unit West Mira…

Cautious Optimism for an Offshore Recovery

May 01, 2019

Much has been made of an expected recovery for offshore. We share that optimism. We think there will be around 20 final investment decisions (FID) for floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO), nearly 60 subsea projects and a total of 330 trees going ahead this year…

Interview: David Currie, CEO, Proserv

May 01, 2019

Looking at the global subsea picture, what trends do you see, and how does Proserv plan to capitalize on potential areas of opportunity?In my opinion, we are now past the stabilization phase in the subsea sector, which has taken us through the last 18 months…

JFSE Bolsters its Team

May 01, 2019

Global controlled flow excavation (CFE) specialist James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE), part of the James Fisher & Sons group, announced that it has bolstered its expert team by a number of key appointments and promotions.The strategic appointments…

Olis Robotics Hires Boyer as CCO

Apr 30, 2019

Olis Robotics, a Seattle based developer of next-generation remote robotics software, said it has hired Tom Boyer as the Chief Commercial Officer to spearhead new business development across core verticals, including offshore energy.Boyer brings…

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