Archive for the ‘Underwater Shipping’ Category

MEDASSET and NK join forces for marine turtle conservation

MEDASSET and NK join forces for marine turtle conservation
Georgia Trismpioti, MEDASSET’s Director writes: The Korean leading company NK CO., Ltd., being a global leader manufacturing Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) for ships, and fire- fighting equipment, has entered in to a new environmental sponsorship agreement with MEDASSET (Mediterranean...
June 1st, 2016 | Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Shipwrecks beamed ashore

Saab Seaeye – Shipwrecks beamed ashore
Historical photo of U-853(courtesy njscuba.net) Live images of significant historical shipwrecks are being filmed by a Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV and beamed directly to educational and public audiences ashore in a live telepresence-enabled exploration project. The University of Rhode Island’s research...
June 1st, 2016 | Archaeology, Maritime History and Museums, Military, Oceanology, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO enables safer drilling fro BP in area of strong currents

FUGRO enables safer drilling fro BP in area of strong currents
Fugro deployed its WARIS to monitor bpTT’s subsea equipment integrity in an area of strong currents Fugro has provided a spectrum of services to BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC (bpTT) to allow safe drilling and completion of five subsea wells in an area of strong currents. The services include wellhead...
May 25th, 2016 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Marcus Fysh Gets Under The Surface of Thales’ Operations

Marcus Fysh Gets Under The Surface of Thales’ Operations
l to r: Marcus Fysh MP with Phil Jones Managing Director of the Maritime Mission Systems business, Thales UK and Site Director for the Templecombe facility Marcus Fysh MP visited the Ocean House site of Thales, looking at the underwater and maritime side of the company on Friday 13 May. The Member of...
May 16th, 2016 | Charity, EEZ, Piracy and Terrorism, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO to provide ROV services on board ONGC…

FUGRO to provide ROV services on board ONGC…
ROV and team FUGRO TO PROVIDE ROV SERVICES ON BOARD ONGC DRILLSHIP OFF EAST INDIA Fugro has been awarded a contract by Indian oil and gas company, ONGC, for the provision of ROV services on board the drillship Sagar Vijay. The contract, which was signed at ONGC’s offices in Mumbai, involves providing...
April 13th, 2016 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Projektbox: Successful risk management from Hamburg for Deutsche Oel & Gas KLU3

Projektbox: Successful risk management from Hamburg for Deutsche Oel & Gas KLU3
Gas platform KLU#3 of Deutsche Oel & Gas S.A. in Cook Inlet (photo credit: Deutsche Oel & Gas S.A.) Operational project management for Deutsche Oel & Gas in the “KLU#3” exploratory well in Alaska Securing on-site shipbuilding and offshore projects around the world Practical...
April 12th, 2016 | Energy, Gas, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Underwater Shipping | Read More

DNV GL helps industry get ahead in offshore leak detection

DNV GL helps industry get ahead in offshore leak detection
  Jock Brown   What lies beneath: DNV GL helps industry get ahead in offshore leak detection Major oil spills can destroy lives, damage the environment and reduce public tolerance of hydrocarbon leaks even further.  The difference between a major environmental incident and a less damaging...
April 11th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Spill, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Camper comfort for freezing Falcon team

Saab Seaeye – Camper comfort for freezing Falcon team
The Jifmar camper vehicle that serves as a complete Falcon base station, ready to head for the French Alps. Working in minus ten degrees centigrade high up in the French Alps, the Jifmar team found that the most comfortable and convenient way to inspect the Tignes Dam was to load their Saab Seaeye Falcon...
April 7th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Standardized qualification of subsea technology will enable faster innovation, says DNV GL

Standardized qualification of subsea technology will enable faster innovation, says DNV GL
Elisabeth Tørstad New subsea technologies and systems must be qualified before use to build confidence that they will function as intended.  However, current subsea technology qualification (TQ) processes can be inefficient, time consuming and variations in methodology impede industry players from...
April 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO commences ROV drill support contarct at Western Isles development

FUGRO commences ROV drill support contarct at Western Isles development
Fugro ROV FCV600 FUGRO is to supply ROV drilling support services on board the Ocean Guardian MODU under a new contract awarded by Dana Petroleum (E&P) Ltd. Operating one of its fleet of FCV 600 ROVs, specifically designed for North Sea drill support activities, Fugro will carry out drilling and...
March 21st, 2016 | Energy, Markets, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Final Day of OI2016 dawns

Final Day of OI2016 dawns
The final day of Oceanology International 2016 (London. ExCeL), the world’s largest marine science and ocean technology exhibition and conference, has dawned. Day 2 was packed with conference sessions and visitors touring the 520-exhibitor showfloor; and over 450 grasped the opportunity to go aboard...
March 17th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

OI2016 gets off to a flying start –

OI2016 gets off to a flying start –
A view from OI 2016 – the busy SAAB stand Oceanology International (OI2016) the world’s largest marine science and ocean technology exhibition and conference opened yesterday at London’s ExCeL (15 March) and certainly lived up to expectations, with exhibition, conference rooms, the Trade &...
March 16th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Supply ships, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

‘Seeing Is Believing’: an excellent presentation on d’ROP at OI2016

‘Seeing Is Believing’: an excellent presentation on d’ROP at OI2016
From the presentation – the audience The d’ROP Essential Update – Bibby HydroMap Premieres d’ROP Survey ROV Dataset At Oceanology International, ExCeL, London, 15th-17th March 2016, Bibby HydroMap presented results of their recent d’ROP survey ROV trials, featuring various sensors...
March 15th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO begins site investigations at Hollandse Kust (Zuid) wind farm zone

FUGRO begins site investigations at Hollandse Kust (Zuid) wind farm zone
Fugro Pioneer will perform geophysical surveys, mapping seabed characteristics and sub-surface soil conditions at the Hollandse Kust (zuid) Wind Farm Zone Fugro has commenced preliminary site investigations at the Hollandse Kust (zuid) Wind Farm Zone in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.   The site...
March 10th, 2016 | Energy, Environment, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Pumping up subsea processing with an industry project on standardization

Pumping up subsea processing with an industry project on standardization
A joint industry project (JIP) to standardize subsea processing systems has been kickstarted by DNV GL with industry partners Petrobras, Shell, Statoil and Woodside. Subsea development projects have been under substantial pressure due to cost inflation and the low oil price, prompting a need to simplify...
March 9th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Experience innovation with FUGRO at OI 2016

Experience innovation with FUGRO at OI 2016
Fugro’s new ‘virtual surveyor’ service – OARS® – eliminates the requirement for a surveyor to be present onboard vessels operating offshore Leidschendam, the Netherlands,  2nd March 2016 EXPERIENCE INNOVATION WITH FUGRO AT OCEANOLOGY INTERNATIONAL 2016 Fugro will utilise its exhibition...
March 2nd, 2016 | Climate, EEZ, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO provides offshore survey and positioning services at flagship Angolan project

FUGRO provides offshore survey and positioning services at flagship Angolan project
LBL acoustic positioning networks provide ultra-accurate subsea positioning at Kaombo development Fugro is to provide offshore survey and positioning services at the Kaombo oil development offshore Angola.   Under a contract awarded by Technip, Fugro will provide offshore deepwater survey and positioning...
February 22nd, 2016 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Leopard beats the heat

Saab Seaeye – Leopard beats the heat
The Seaeye Leopard, proven in the heat In the Arabian Gulf, Saab Seaeye’s pioneering new Leopard electric work ROV has survived its most challenging test yet. After spending two continuous months working 24 hours a day, seven days a week, often in scorching 40ºC heat, their newly delivered Saab Seaeye...
February 19th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä to supply ship design for new type deep water dive support vessel

Wärtsilä to supply ship design for new type deep water dive support vessel
The new deep water dive support vessel for Shanghai Salvage Bureau (SSB) is designed by Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä Corporation, 17 February 2016 at 9.30 am EET – Wärtsilä has signed a contract with Shanghai Bestway Marine Engineering Design Co Ltd to design a new type of deep water dive support vessel....
February 17th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

OSD designs IMT2001 Scientific Research Vessel for TORI

OSD designs IMT2001 Scientific Research Vessel for TORI
An artist’s impression of the vessel Offshore Ship Designers (OSD-IMT) has signed a new contract for an IMT2001 Scientific Research Vessel for the Taiwanese Ocean Research Institute (TORI). The vessel will be used to support long-term oceanographic observation programmes, including the operation...
February 11th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Damen delivers cable installer to Maersk Supply Service

Damen delivers cable installer to Maersk Supply Service
Maersk Connector handover ceremony Vessel to undertake long-term charter with DeepOcean On 4 February 2016 the DP2 cable installation vessel Maersk Connector was handed over from Damen Shipyards Group to Maersk Supply Service. The vessel is going directly on a long-term charter for subsea services provider...
February 5th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO awarded Pyrenees phase 3 installation project by BHP Billiton

FUGRO awarded Pyrenees phase 3 installation project by BHP Billiton
Fugro Southern Ocean Fugro has been awarded a contract by BHP Billiton Petroleum Pty Ltd for the Pyrenees Phase 3 Installation Project.   The Pyrenees development is located offshore Western Australia, in approximately 200 metres water depth, 45 kilometres northwest of Exmouth, and comprises six separate...
February 4th, 2016 | Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

ABB technology to help vessels operate safely 5 kilometers below sea level

ABB technology to help vessels operate safely 5 kilometers below sea level
The MT6027 Ultra Deep Sea Marine software and hardware to assist multi-purpose diving support vessels in complex deep-water projects  Zurich, Switzerland,  February 01, 2016 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will provide the technology that will help three vessels safely...
February 1st, 2016 | Energy, Environment, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Louis Dreyfus Travoecan order two SAAB SEAEYE Leopards

Louis Dreyfus Travoecan order two SAAB SEAEYE Leopards
The Leopard is ideal for touchdown monitoring operations. Specialist submarine cable installation company, Louis Dreyfus TravOcean, has ordered two Saab Seaeye Leopards for touchdown monitoring and support. Long established experts in laying and protecting submarine cable, Louis Dreyfus TravOcean provide...
January 29th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

JFD expands leadership team as the company continues rapid growth

JFD expands leadership team as the company continues rapid growth
Valerio Percoco Valerio Percoco appointed as Sales Director Business demonstrates commitment to ambitious growth plans Appointment follows expanses of UK footprint JFD, one of the world’s leading subsea operations and engineering companies, has today announced the appointment of Valerio Percoco as...
January 27th, 2016 | Construction, Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More