Archive for the ‘Underwater Shipping’ Category

MacGregor’s new fibre-rope retrofit option extends subsea crane capabilities

MacGregor’s new fibre-rope retrofit option extends subsea crane capabilities
MacGregor’s fibre-rope retrofit system is designed in modules for rapid installation CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  16 JUNE 2016 AT 11 AM EEST  – MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has launched a fibre-rope retrofit option for its subsea cranes. The modular upgrade replaces the crane’s original...
June 16th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Back to basics: New DNV GL guideline trashes unnecessary subsea documentation

Back to basics: New DNV GL guideline trashes unnecessary subsea documentation
– Customer-case shows potential for a 40% reduction in engineering hours on subsea paperwork, and up to 80% less documentation – A cross-industry project led by DNV GL to halt the boom in subsea documentation shows that implementing a standardized approach can significantly reduce engineering...
June 13th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

QinetiQ and DE&S are principal sponsors of human-powered submarine races (eISR 2016)

QinetiQ and DE&S are principal sponsors of human-powered submarine races (eISR 2016)
QinetiQ, a defence technology company and Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) a bespoke trading entity that is part of the Ministry of Defence, are once again principal sponsors of the IMarEST’s biennial European International Submarine Races (eISR 2016).  The two principal sponsors were joined...
June 8th, 2016 | IMarEST, Sports, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Babcock and BMT support human-powered submarine races 2016

Babcock and BMT support human-powered submarine races 2016
Babcock International Group, a worldwide engineering support services company with a particular presence in the marine sector, and BMT Group, a leading engineering, science and technology consultancy are confirmed as major sponsors of the IMarEST’s third biennial European International Submarine...
June 3rd, 2016 | Associations, IMarEST, Sports, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO opens training centre in Middle East

FUGRO opens training centre in Middle East
Presentation of plaque by Massimo Brebbia, Fugro Subsea MD to Mr Samir Al Gharbi, GASOS General Manager with Chris Blake, Director FSME. A new branch of the Fugro Academy Training Centre has been established in Abu Dhabi. The inauguration ceremony on 25th May was led by Mr Samir Al Gharbi, GASOS General...
June 2nd, 2016 | Associations, Company Profiles, Environment, HR, Maritime Education and Training, Underwater Shipping | Read More

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