Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Interesting

Monster Cables: Connecting the Subsea Factory

If the oil and gas industry’s dream of a subsea factory is to become reality, then R&D that advances current technology is imperative. Companies like ABB are working to advance...

May 13, 2015
Total Views: 81

Defense

U.S. Rear Admiral Says Global Underwater Traffic Control Needed

The global undersea environment is increasingly crowded with the submarine equivalents of everything from jumbo jets to light aircraft, heightening the need for a control system to avoid mishaps, according to a senior U.S. naval officer.

May 13, 2015
Total Views: 13

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News

Technip Dive Vessel to Work on Standby at Goliat FPSO

Eni Norge AS, operator of the Goliat field located approximately 85 kilometers northwest of Hammerfest, Norway, has been given approval today by the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority to perform manned...

May 13, 2015
Total Views: 3

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Offshore News

The Upside to a Down Market: Innovation and Standardization in Norway

As a daily consumer of energy, I’ve been selfishly happy about the lower fuel prices of late. Low gas prices are good – at least that’s what I thought.  And...

April 23, 2015
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
News

EMAS AMC Signs New Subsea IRM Contracts

Global subsea EPCIC contractor EMAS AMC, a subsidiary of Ezra Holdings, reports today new contracts worth upwards of $55 million to support the inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR), subsea removal work...

April 15, 2015
Total Views: 7

Monday, April 13, 2015
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Siem Offshore Shows How They Will Connect 67 Offshore Wind Generators Via Subsea Cable

Two of Siem Offshore Contractors’ newest vessels, the Siem Aimery and the Siem Moxie will be utilized next year to install 97 kilometers of subsea power cable connecting 67 offshore...

April 13, 2015
Total Views: 2

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News

Subsea 7 Signs $200 Million Contract with Petrobras

Subsea 7 announced today the winning of a 2-year, USD $200 million subsea installation contract with Petrobras which will utilize the company’s construction and flex-lay vessel, Seven Seas.  This contract...

April 13, 2015
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
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News

Siem Offshore Wins 100 Million Euro Subsea Cable Installation Job

As the offshore oil and gas sector continues to struggle while oil and gas firms reduce their CAPEX, offshore contractors and shipowners such as Van Oord and Siem Offshore are...

April 7, 2015
Total Views: 52

Monday, April 6, 2015
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News

Watch: Skandi Africa Departs VARD

In the following video, the 160.9 m Skandi Africa, owned by DOF and on contract to Technip, is seen departing the shipyard for the first time at VARD Søviknes. The Skandi Africa...

April 6, 2015
Total Views: 17

Monday, March 16, 2015
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News

Isaac Newton Launched from Uljanik Shipyard, Awarded Subsea Cable Install Job

On 7 March 2015, the multipurpose vessel Isaac Newton, under construction at Uljanik Shipyard in Croatia, was launched from slipway number 2.   The vessel was ordered in August 2013 by dredging and marine contractor...

March 16, 2015
Total Views: 33

Thursday, March 12, 2015
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News

Skandi Protector Done With Government Work, Heads Offshore Australia

After four years of contract work for the Australian government, the Skandi Protector (ex Ocean Protector) will now be headed to work for Chevron Australia on the North West Shelf....

March 12, 2015
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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News

Normand Vision Wins SURF Contract from Statoil

With a 400 ton active heave compensated crane, two Oceaneering Millenium Plus-class ROVs, and a Huisman vertical lay system, the Normand Vision has serious capability to conduct deepwater subsea construction work....

March 11, 2015
Total Views: 19

Friday, March 6, 2015
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News

Skandi Salvador Extended Offshore Brazil

Chevron Brasil (Chevron) has extended the contract for the STX ROV 06-design subsea construction vessel Skandi Salvador for the remainder of 2015, according to vessel owner DOF ASA. The vessel...

March 6, 2015
Total Views: 7

Thursday, March 5, 2015
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News

Wintershall Goes Subsea With Operatorship Offshore Norway

Wintershall, the exploration and production subsidiary of Germany-headquartered BASF, has taken over operatorship of the subsea oil and gas field Vega from Statoil this week.  The Vega Field is located in the...

March 5, 2015
Total Views: 0

Friday, February 20, 2015
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News

Aleron Subsea Wins ROV Supply Deal

Aberdeen-based Aleron Subsea, a company that specializes in the rental and sale of remotely operated subsea vehicles (ROVs) announced today it has won a £3.1 million deal to provide a pair...

February 20, 2015
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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News

Kleven Delivers New Subsea Monster to Eidesvik

Offshore vessel owners around the world are so jealous right now of Eidesvik. The Norwegian offshore vessel owner accepted delivery today of the 145 meter long construction vessel Viking Neptune...

February 17, 2015
Total Views: 4

Monday, February 16, 2015
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News

Will Siemens Go Subsea?

Subsea “has been one of the biggest growth areas in the last two decades and will continue despite the near-term fluctuations in commodity prices..."

February 16, 2015
Total Views: 8

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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News

Bibby Offshore Signs ROV Contract with Seascape

Bibby Offshore announced today its Singapore division signed a 1-year ROV services contract earlier this year with subsea contractor Seascape. Bibby has already mobilized their SMD ATOM work-class ROV aboard...

February 11, 2015
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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News

Shell’s Curlew FPSO on Alert After Subsea Gas Leak Detected

Shell UK says there are no plans to evacuate the Curlew FPSO after a gas leak was detected late Monday night.  In an emailed statement, Shell says a release of natural...

January 21, 2015
Total Views: 12

Monday, January 19, 2015
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News

DeepOcean Signs Long Term Charter for Subsea Construction Vessel

Norwegian subsea contractor DeepOcean AS is hoping to sign a major contract at the end of this week according to Chief Financial Officer Dennis de Vreede. In the meantime however,...

January 19, 2015
Total Views: 6