Archive for the ‘Underwater Shipping’ Category

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

FUGRO undertakes seabed investigations for HESS off NW Australia

FUGRO undertakes seabed investigations for HESS off NW Australia
Fugro is deploying one of its AUVs to map the seabed for Hess in the Northern Carnarvon Basin, NW Australia Fugro has been awarded a combined geophysical and geotechnical project by Hess Exploration Australia Pty Ltd (Hess) to assist in Hess’ activities in the Northern Carnarvon Basin offshore NW Australia....
January 18th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

OI 2016: Marine Technology and Services sector role in the “Blue Economy”

OI 2016: Marine Technology and Services sector role in the “Blue Economy”
From OI 2014-crowded aisles Advancing technology is allowing us to work with the ocean in ways that were previously impossible, which will lead to an exponential growth in the economic value of the sea.  That development will be a significant growth factor in the global economy, but only if done right,...
January 15th, 2016 | Archaeology, Associations, Climate, Communication, Construction, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Ince & Co advises Fugro on US$130 million sale and lease back of two vessels

Ince & Co advises Fugro on US$130 million sale and lease back of two vessels
  The Fugro Scout International law firm Ince & Co has announced today that it has advised Fugro on a sale and lease back agreement with ICON Investments regarding two of its geotechnical drill ships Fugro Scout and Fugro Voyager. ICON financed the acquisition of the vessels by loan facilities...
January 12th, 2016 | Banking, Drill ships, Energy, Legal, News, Shipfinance, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO provides survey survices for deepwater development at significant Guyana oil discovery

FUGRO provides survey survices for deepwater development at significant Guyana oil discovery
The “Fugro Americas” Fugro has been awarded a contract byEsso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited, an ExxonMobil affiliate, for survey services at a deepwater field development offshore Guyana. The contract provides for autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) geophysical survey and an environmental...
December 23rd, 2015 | Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

PEMEX extends FUGRO Offshore Geophysical and Geotechnial Campaign

PEMEX extends FUGRO Offshore Geophysical and Geotechnial Campaign
Fugro Synergy Mexican national oil company, Pemex, has awarded a further extension to Fugro’s contract to support its exploration drilling activities in the Bay of Campeche. The contract extension is valued at approximately USD 20 million and the workscope includes geophysical and geotechnical field...
December 23rd, 2015 | Construction, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO’s trenching system completes Gemini export cable burial

FUGRO’s trenching system completes Gemini export cable burial
Fugro Q1400 trencher on the Jan Steen Fugro recently completed the burial of export cables at the Gemini offshore wind park, off the Netherlands coast.   Fugro was awarded a contract by Van Oord in April and mobilised one of its two Q1400 trenching spreads onto the Van Oord support vessel Jan Steen...
December 22nd, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

ISS wins offshore agency contract with CGG in Brazil

ISS wins offshore agency contract with CGG in Brazil
The Oceanic Vega – courtesy of CGG Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has signed a contract with CGG to provide offshore agency support services for a new oil and gas exploration project in the Barreirinhas Basin in the equatorial...
December 21st, 2015 | Energy, Gas, Logistics, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Ship Agencies, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Saab Seaeye consolidate Hydro-Lek

Saab Seaeye consolidate Hydro-Lek
Jon Robertson Managing Director Saab Seaeye Following their acquisition of tooling maker, HydroLek, Saab Seaeye is now consolidating the business into their own facilities at Fareham. “There is a strong technology synergy, ” says Saab Seaeye’s managing director Jon Robertson. “Manipulators and...
December 16th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Full house for FIGS events’ lecture on deep-sea mining

Full house for FIGS events’ lecture on deep-sea mining
Dr Philomène Verlaan JD PhD FIMarEST ‘Deep-Sea Mining: An Emerging Marine Industry – Challenges and Responses’ was the topic of the recent 3rd FIGS Events Lecture. Delivered to an invited audience from different fields of engineering, science, regulation, law and technology at Prince Philip House,...
December 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, IMarEST, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Fugro Performs offshore survey programe in Equatorial Guinea

Fugro Performs offshore survey programe in Equatorial Guinea
The 65-metre high spec. survey vessel, Fugro Searcher, is one of three specialist vessels deployed by Fugro on the contract at the Fortuna Project Fugro has been awarded a contract by Ophir Equatorial Guinea (Block R) Limited for the provision of survey services for the development of large scale assets...
November 30th, 2015 | Energy, Gas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions ordered for the world’s largest crane vessel

Broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions ordered for the world’s largest crane vessel
The new semi-submersible crane vessel (NSCV) to be built for Heerema Offshore Services will feature a broad scope of Wärtsilä solutions Wärtsilä Corporation, 27 November 2015 at 10 am EET – A new semi-submersible crane vessel (NSCV) to be built at the Sembcorp Marine Tuas Boulevard Yard in...
November 27th, 2015 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Interest group formed for project looking at innovative technology…

Interest group formed for project looking at innovative technology…
Interest group formed for project looking at innovative technology to measure seabed scour, erosion and silting ‘EXPOSURES’[i] is an EU funded project working to establish a new marine information data collection system which can be exploited for the benefit of commercial marine applications such...
November 26th, 2015 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Poseidon Med raises the stakes of LNG in the Eastern Med Area

Poseidon Med raises the stakes of LNG in the Eastern Med Area
Jose Anselmo, Principal Administrator Motorways of the Sea (MoS) The roll out of the Poseidon Med project signifies developments in three axes: sustainability for short sea and coastal shipping, revival of the shipbuilding and manufacturing sector and development of small scale LNG supply. As getting...
November 24th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Classification Societies, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Consumers Market, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Finance, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, LNG, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Underwater Shipping | Read More

What’s happening when at Oceanology International?

What’s happening when at Oceanology International?
Photograph taken at Oceanology International 2014. Credit to: Trevor Smeaton The “what’s when” of the Oceanology International 2016 (OI 2016) conference programme has been announced, (15-17 March 2016, ExCeL London) with ten separate conferences making up a highly topical and relevant programme...
November 23rd, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Construction, EEZ, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

More award success for GAC EnvironHull’s eco-friendly underwater hull cleaning system

More award success for GAC EnvironHull’s eco-friendly underwater hull cleaning system
l to r: Roger Clasquin, Mark van den Akker, and Ray Girvan, Antwerp, Belgium – Less than two years after its launch, GAC EnvironHull is celebrating a third award for its ground-breaking underwater hull cleaning system, HullWiper. The latest triumph came when it was announced as the winner of the “Environmental...
November 20th, 2015 | Awards, Environment, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Press and Media, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO provides underwater services to Total following contract award

FUGRO provides underwater services to Total following contract award
Atlantis Dweller in Haugesund Fugro has been awarded a five year contract for the provision of underwater services to Total E&P UK Limited (TEP UK). Under the contract, which runs from July 2015 and includes extension options for a further two years, Fugro is providing a full range of ROV services...
November 18th, 2015 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Underwater Shipping | Read More