Monday, February 6, 2012
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Technip awarded SURF Contracts for the Jubilee project Offshore Ghana

Technip was awarded by Tullow Ghana Limited two contracts, worth approximately €100 million, for the Phase 1A of the Jubilee project. The Jubilee field is located offshore Ghana at a...

February 6, 2012
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Wednesday, January 25, 2012
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McDermott Awarded Their Largest-Ever Subsea Contract Offshore Australia

McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR) announced today that has been awarded a US$2 billion contract to develop the subsea infrastructure required for the Ichthys Gas-condensate Field offshore Australia.   This contract is...

January 25, 2012
Total Views: 21

Friday, January 13, 2012

Technip Awarded Two Subsea Contracts for Statoil’s Vilje South and Visund North

Technip was awarded two contracts by the international energy company Statoil, worth a total of around €55 million, for the Vilje South field and Visund North developments located in the...

January 13, 2012
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Thursday, January 5, 2012
Offshore News

Aker Solutions Wins Bøyla Subsea Production System Contract

5 January 2012 – Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Marathon Oil Norge AS to supply a subsea production system for the operator’s Bøyla project on the Norwegian continental...

January 5, 2012
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Thursday, December 29, 2011
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Aker Solutions Awarded Subsea Production System Job on Norwegian Continental Shelf

29 December 2011 – Aker Solutions has been awarded a job by Statoil for the engineering, procurement and construction of a subsea production system for the Svalin project on the...

December 29, 2011
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Friday, November 18, 2011
Offshore News

Technip, Odebrecht Joint Venture Lands $1B Petrobas Contract

PARIS (Dow Jones)–French oil service company Technip SA (TEC.FR) and a unit of Brazil’s conglomerate Norberto Odebrecht won a contract to supply two pipeline installation ships to state-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro...

November 18, 2011
Total Views: 5

Monday, September 12, 2011

Another big subsea consolidation… Technip acquires Global Industries

PARIS (Dow Jones)–French oil services group Technip SA (TEC.FR) Monday announced the acquisition of U.S.-based Global Industries Ltd. (GLBL) for $8.00 a share, boosting its subsea services holdings in a...

September 12, 2011
Total Views: 23

Saturday, July 30, 2011
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Gorgon Project: Subsea 7 wins $440M installation contract offshore Australia

Norwegian seabed-to-surface engineering and construction contractor Subsea 7 SA (SUBC.OS) Friday said it has won a $440 million contract from Chevron Australia Pty Ltd. (CVX) for the Gorgon natural gas...

July 30, 2011
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Thursday, July 7, 2011

US officials analyze effect of subsea power cables on marine life

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. regulators say more research is needed to determine how power cables in the ocean will affect sharks, dolphins, sea turtles and other marine wildlife. In a study...

July 7, 2011
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Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Maritime News

Technip awarded an EPIC subsea contract for the Gygrid project in Norway

Technip was awarded by Statoil a contract, worth approximately €90 million, for the Gygrid field development located in the Norwegian Sea at a water depth of 265 – 330 meters....

February 23, 2011
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Thursday, February 3, 2011

Aker awarded subsea cable installation contract in Barents Sea

ABB has awarded Aker Solutions’ wholly-owned subsidiary Aker Marine Contractors the contract to install its subsea power cable for the Goliat field in the Barents Sea. Aker Marine Contractors will...

February 3, 2011
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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Aker Solutions Wins Major GoM Subsea Umbilical Project from Shell

Aker Solutions’ subsea intervention vessel, Boa Sub C, played a key role for BP during the Deepwater Horizon disaster this summer as a base of operations for the massive ROV intervention...

October 12, 2010
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Acergy and Subsea 7 Receive Anti-Trust Clearance

Two of the world’s most respected subsea oil field construction companies, Subsea 7 and Acergy will be formally merging next year.  This merger will end the bitter head-hunting and bidding...

September 29, 2010
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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Blowout Preventer Photos – Exclusive HiRes Images Of The Deepwater Horizon’s BOP

In a gCaptain exclusive, high resolution photographs where taken of the Deepwater Horizon’s Blow Out Preventer ( BOP ) stack as it sits now at NASA’s Michoud facility in New...

September 14, 2010
Total Views: 35

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

5 Subsea Tunnels

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Crosses: Chesapeake Bay Length: Two one mile long (1.6 km) tunnels. Length Toll Plaza to Toll Plaza: 20 miles Connects: Eastern Shore of Virginia with Hampton Roads,...

August 3, 2010
Total Views: 339

Friday, April 11, 2008

Cable Laying Ships – Back In Business

Hit hard by the internet crash in 2000 cable laying ships (video) were hard pressed to find contracts laying subsea communication cable and took on less traditional projects like oceanographic...

April 11, 2008
Total Views: 38

Saturday, February 2, 2008

How One Ship Crashed The Internet For 75 Million People

Submarine cables world map. Click here for full-size version (Graphic: Sea-Fever‘s Peter Mello submitted the following story to our Maritime News Discoverer; A flotilla of ships may have been...

February 2, 2008
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Underwater Ocean Turbines

We have taken a look at ways to harness the ocean’s immense power before but this alternative energy solutions is slightly different. Using subsea moorings and 100′ diameter turbines this...

December 12, 2007
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