Archive for the ‘Underwater Shipping’ Category

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades
Byron Vassiliades Following recent environmental issues, developments, events as well as incidents, Allaboutshipping’s Anny Zade met with with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades and asked him certain questions; herebelow viewers can read the entire interview: 1.How have states and port authorities...
July 19th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMCA diving seminar and DMAC workshop to be held

IMCA diving seminar and DMAC workshop to be held
Bryan McGlinchy The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Diving Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC) are staging a two-day IMCA Diving Seminar and DMAC Workshop in London on 25-26 September 2017 that will present a number of topics of interest to the global offshore diving community. The...
July 18th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO to install new undersea power cable in South Australia

FUGRO to install new undersea power cable in South Australia
Fugro will design, supply and install a new subsea power cable for SA Power Networks in Australia. The cable connects Kangaroo Island to the distribution network on the Fleurieu Peninsula, south of Adelaide. Fugro has been awarded a contract to install a subsea power cable for South Australia’s distribution...
July 17th, 2017 | Construction, Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Threatens Our Security

Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Threatens Our Security
Following comes from RUSI’s Lieke Bos, Project Officer; a timely event NOT to be missed:  18 July 2017, 1000-1100 RUSI, Whitehall, London SW1A 2ET The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) is delighted to invite you to the launch of the Occasional Paper ‘Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported...
July 12th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fisheries, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO continues inspection, repair and maintenance services for Petrobras in Brazil

FUGRO continues inspection, repair and maintenance services for Petrobras in Brazil
The “Fugro Aquarius” Fugro has been awarded a further 2-year contract by Petrobras to provide comprehensive inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) and pipeline inspection services in Brazil. This new award follows Fugro’s successful completion of an initial 12-month contract for the oil...
July 4th, 2017 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Royal Moroccan gendarmerie picks Falcon for emergencies

Saab Seaeye – Royal Moroccan gendarmerie picks Falcon for emergencies
For their search, rescue and recovery operations The Royal Moroccan Gendarmerie has chosen a Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater robotic vehicle. They choose the Falcon as a small, yet powerful resource for rapid deployment from a small boat or RIB and which can accommodate an array of search and recovery...
June 19th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Safety and Security, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Industry project on standardizing subsea processing boosts up to Phase 2

Industry project on standardizing subsea processing boosts up to Phase 2
Kristin Nergaard Berg Subsea processing offers great potential for the oil and gas sector, but is also a relatively young field of technology, causing costly and inefficient tailor-made solutions. The DNV GL-led joint industry project (JIP) on standardizing subsea processing aims to reduce cost in a...
June 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Gas, Markets, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

LR successfully completes first classification survey of BP’s new Glen Lyon FPSO vessel

LR successfully completes first classification survey of BP’s new Glen Lyon FPSO vessel
The Glen Lyon FPSO 15 June 2017 – BP’s newest North Sea asset, the Glen Lyon floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, has been awarded full-term classification certificates for service in the Schiehallion and Loyal fields, 175 kilometres west of Shetland. Conditions west of Shetland...
June 15th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting
Mark Ford Close on 200 delegates are expected at two seminars being held next week in Amsterdam by the International Marine Contractors (IMCA). The 2017 IMCA Lifting and Rigging Seminar with its theme ‘Slings and rigging: ‘The soft revolution’’ will be held on 14 June at the Novotel Amsterdam...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Two highly topical presentations at IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting

Two highly topical presentations at  IMCA Europe & Africa region meeting
Alan Macleay International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) members and guests attending the association’s Europe & Africa Region meeting at the Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on Tuesday 13 June will hear two highly topical presentations. The first by Evert van Herel, Project Manager of...
June 7th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Underwater Shipping | Read More

“Fugro Venture” to commence offshore survey campain

“Fugro Venture” to commence offshore survey campain
Fugro Venturer – copyright Fassmer With a maiden voyage that takes her to the deep waters of Ireland’s Atlantic margin and the far North of the Barents Sea, Fugro Venturer is the newest of Fugro’s successful purpose-designed, standardised survey vessels, originally formulated in 2013. The...
June 6th, 2017 | Energy, Markets, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

DNV GL COMPIT Award 2017 for smart underwater robotics

DNV GL COMPIT Award 2017 for smart underwater robotics
l to r: Christian Cabos, Head of Department Information Management Technologies at DNV GL – Maritime, Marco Bibuli, Researcher at the Italian research centre CNR-ISSIA, and Volker Bertram, COMPIT Coordinator and Project Manager Engineering Services Newbuilding at the DNV GL Maritime Academy, at the...
May 23rd, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

UASUV 2017 Med – Opening ceremony

UASUV 2017 Med – Opening ceremony
… Under the Auspices HELLENIC MINISTRY OF DEFENCE General Directorate for Defence Investments & Armaments (GDDIA) Supporters Inaugural address...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO’S Hydrographic surveys to improve maritime safety in Papua New Guinea

FUGRO’S Hydrographic surveys to improve maritime safety in Papua New  Guinea
Fugro has been awarded a total of six contracts by the National Maritime Safety Authority (NMSA) of Papua New Guinea. The hydrographic survey packages are expected to contribute to capacity development in the country, which has over 5,000 kilometres of coastline. The surveys will be conducted utilising...
May 4th, 2017 | Energy, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Dates announced for eISR 2018, human-powered submarine races!

Dates announced for eISR 2018, human-powered submarine races!
… The IMarEST has announced that the fourth European International Submarine Races will take place over a fortnight from 2-13 July 2018, with QinetiQ, a defence technology company, as the principal sponsor for the event. The races are a unique sporting and engineering challenge which involve teams...
April 10th, 2017 | Associations, IMarEST, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sports, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO hunts for more hydrocarbon seeps in US Gulf of Mexico

FUGRO hunts for more hydrocarbon seeps in US Gulf of Mexico
… In collaboration with multi-client geoscience data company, TGS, Fugro continues to map the seafloor in the Gulf of Mexico to pull together a complete picture of geological features, including hydrocarbon seeps. This latest survey, “Otos”, follows the successful completion of another TGS...
March 17th, 2017 | Energy, Gas, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

New Subsea 7 heavy construction vessel built to LR class

New Subsea 7 heavy construction vessel built to LR class
The “Seven Arctic” 28 February 2017 – Subsea 7’s newest heavy construction flexlay vessel, Seven Arctic, has been designed and built to Lloyd’s Register (LR) class. Designed to meet the demands of deepwater and harsh environments, she can work at depths of 3,000m and features three...
February 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Oceanology, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

UK subsea tech experts reach semi-finals in global XPRIZE competition…

UK subsea tech experts reach semi-finals in global XPRIZE competition…
Team Tao, the UK semi-finalists in The Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Challenge at their team headquarters within the National Centre for Subsea and Offshore Engineering in Newcastle. From left to right: Nick Ridley, Project Manager & Technical Advisor, Jeff Neasham, Sonar Expert & Developer, Chris...
February 21st, 2017 | Environment, Oceanology, Sports, Underwater Shipping | Read More

“Fugro Discovery” to commence frontier seeps survey offshore Kenya

“Fugro Discovery” to commence frontier seeps survey offshore Kenya
The “Fugro Discovery” Fugro has been awarded a contract by Shell/BG Kenya for the execution of a seabed survey to detect natural leakages of hydrocarbons. The seeps survey complements a seismic exploration programme that was completed recently offshore Kenya. Undertaking a four-week campaign...
February 21st, 2017 | Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO announces partnership with Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

FUGRO announces partnership with Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE
Fugro will use its deepwater survey expertise to support the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE with high resolution bathymetry data of the competition area. Fugro today announced a partnership with the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE to support first round testing of the global, three-year competition, which...
February 17th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä to maximise availability and secure safe operations of PGS’s seismic vessel fleet

Wärtsilä to maximise availability and secure safe operations of PGS’s seismic vessel fleet
Ramform Titan is one of the 8 seismic vessels under the service agreement between Wärtsilä and PGS. Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 15 February 2017 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä and PGS Geophysical AS have signed a service agreement that makes Wärtsilä the preferred service supplier for...
February 15th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Fugro acquires REM Etive IRM support vessel…

Fugro acquires REM Etive IRM support vessel…
The REM Etive FUGRO ACQUIRES REM ETIVE IRM SUPPORT VESSEL TO SERVICE MULTIPLE CONTRACTS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA Fugro has secured its continued utilisation of high performance offshore IRM vessel, REM Etive, and has finalised a purchase agreement at conditions significantly more beneficial than a renewed charter...
February 14th, 2017 | Underwater Shipping | Read More

Bureau Veritas releases new rules for Diving Systems

Bureau Veritas releases new rules for Diving Systems
LEXMAR saturation diving bell – rated to 350m The new rules provide a clear procedure for the certification of the diving system components and are consistent with the diving industry practice, creating clarity and reducing duplication Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, February 08, 2017 – Leading international...
February 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Fugro’s cable lay spread completes phase 1 at Rampion offshore wind farm

Fugro’s cable lay spread completes phase 1 at Rampion offshore wind farm
Fugro track base unit compr Fugro has completed phase one of cable laying operations on schedule at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, as the programme takes a break over winter. The installation of 60 cables was completed at the end of October – three more than the 57 cables originally planned. Subsea...
November 22nd, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Panther is diving support vessel resource

Panther is diving support vessel resource
Flash Tekk’s diving support vessel, Van Gogh. Flash Tekk Engineering has chosen the Saab Seaeye Panther XT Plus ROV as a key diving support vessel resource. Flash Tekk is a major diving equipment supplier for the international offshore industry worldwide and supplies diving systems and ROVs for Ultra...
November 21st, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More