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Bluestream inks ONEgas ROV subsea deal

Jul 05, 2017

Bluestream has secured a five-year contract plus two-year extension with ONEgas, the combined business unit of Shell UK and the Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij (NAM) for the gas production on the Southern North Sea. Image from Bluestream…

Fugro nets Petrobras IRM extension

Jul 05, 2017

Fugro has been awarded a further two-year contract by Petrobras to provide comprehensive inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) and pipeline inspection services in Brazil. The new award follows Fugro’s successful completion of an initial 12-month contract for the oil major…

Shearwater bags Barents 3D survey

Jun 09, 2017

Shearwater GeoServices Norway received a letter of award (LOA) from Wintershall Norge for a 3D survey of Blocks PL 768/768B in the Barents Sea. The Polar Empress, from GC Rieber. The…

Sercel Sentinel MS in CGG Ireland survey work

Jun 09, 2017

Sercel’s multi-sensor solid streamer, the Sentinel MS, has been commercially deployed for the first time and is being operated on a large 3D CGG multi-client survey being conducted by the CGG Geo Coral in the Southern Porcupine Basin in Ireland…

DOF Subsea lands Asia, Atlantic contracts

Jun 09, 2017

Image of the Skandi Singapore, from DOF. DOF Subsea has been awarded contracts for three vessels that will operate in the Asia Pacific and Atlantic regions.   In the Asia Pacific…

Fugro Venturer to start Barents campaign

Jun 06, 2017

Fugro Venturer. Image from Fugro. With a maiden voyage that takes her to the deepwaters of Ireland’s Atlantic margin and the far North of the Barents Sea, the Fugro Venturer is the newest of Fugro’s successful purpose-designed…

Tapping into AUVs’ potential

Jun 01, 2017

The true potential of AUV capabilities have not been fully realized, according to a technical session at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference. Karen Boman reports. An Oceaneering AUV. Photos from Oceaneering…

Advancing e-ROVs

Jun 01, 2017

The eNovus. Photo from Oceaneering. Permanently stationed underwater vehicles are almost a reality – in Norway, at least. Elaine Maslin reports. Statoil is working with Oceaneering…

Moving toward all-electric

Jun 01, 2017

Elaine Maslin dives deeper into the all-electric subsea equation. The K5F-3 subsea all-electric Xmas tree from OneSubsea.Photo from TEP NL (Total E&P Netherlands). All-electric subsea installations have been on the agenda for years…

The Tao of subsea

Jun 01, 2017

Ocean floor mapping is being completely re-thought, with the help of drones, swarms of underwater vehicles and unmanned surface vehicles. Elaine Maslin reports. Team Tao’s BEM concept. Images from SMD…

Mermaid wins Middle East, Asia work

May 31, 2017

Mermaid Maritime has inked US$26 million worth of contract in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. In the Middle East, the DP2 dive support vessel the Mermaid Endurer has been carrying out a 30-day project on a DSV - ROV - SAT and air…

Oceaneering inks 10-year ROV deal off Canada

May 25, 2017

Oceaneering International subsidiary Oceaneering Canada Ltd., has entered into a 10-year deal with a major international oil and gas company to provide remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services and equipment for projects offshore of Newfoundland and Labrador…

M² Subsea inks Nord Stream 2, Baltic Sea work

May 18, 2017

The Go Electra, from M2 Subsea. M² Subsea secured its first contract award that will see the firm supply the Go Electra vessel, ROVs and personnel to support survey work on the world’s longest subsea pipeline system…

Fugro starts Mareano survey in Barents Sea

May 09, 2017

Fugro started the Mareano hydrographic survey encompassing an area of Norwegian waters of approximately 15,000sq km. The MV Fugro Helmert, from Fugro.  The contract was awarded…

E-luminating the deeps

May 01, 2017

Eelume has made a splash with its snake-like underwater robot, despite its lithe form not initially having been destined for a life subsea. Elaine Maslin sets out the detail. Eelume (a shortening of electric and luminaire…

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