Underwater Engineering News


Underwater Inspections a Boon - Hydrex

Sep 05, 2016

Building upon conventional technical skills and know-how while also taking advantage of the latest technology, Hydrex offers a unique hull monitoring service to its customers. This gives shipowners total control of their ship's hull condition and consequently its performance…

Next Geosolutions Surveys Roman Ports

Aug 09, 2016

Next Geosolutions, an independent geoscience and engineering service provider, has secured a €1.25million (£1million) mapping and survey contract with Naples Port Authority for the Archaeological Sites Mapping Project, based in the Port of Naples…

AUVs: A Bright Spot in Uncertain Times

Aug 09, 2016

There are technologies that are finding success – despite the struggles seen elsewhere especially in a difficult time for companies operating in the oil and gas market, finding sectors that are performing well can be a challenge, says Douglas-Westwood London…

EV Appoints New CEO

Jul 26, 2016

EV has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer. Bringing over 28 years’ of industry experience to the role, Fraser Louden has held a number of positions within a range of oil and gas service companies - including 17 years…

Pathogenic bacteria hitchhiking to North and Baltic Seas?

Jul 23, 2016

For the first time, AWI scientists have found evidence of living, potentially pathogenic vibrions on microplastic particles.With increasing water temperatures comes an increasing likelihood of potentially pathogenic bacteria appearing in the North and Baltic Seas…

Ithaca’s FPF-1 platform to be moved to Stella field

Jul 23, 2016

Ithaca Energy Inc. reports that the 'FPF-1' floating production facility has completed the required inclination test as planned and departed the Remontowa shipyard in Gdansk, Poland. The vessel has been moved to a deep water location offshore…

LCS 6 Completes Full Ship Shock Trials

Jul 20, 2016

Austal Limited successfully completed Full Shock Trials by USS Jackson(LCS 6) on July 16, 21016. The Navy stated that USS Jackson (LCS 6) “performed exceptionally well” during her third and final underwater explosion as part of her Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST)…

Winners Announced at IMarEST’s Human-powered Submarine Races

Jul 19, 2016

The IMarEST’s European International Submarine Races 2016, held July 6-15th  at QinetiQ’s Ocean Basin in Gosport UK, has concluded with the University of Auckland team’s Taniwha II submarine taking the winning trophy.  The team proved that…

Ong Appointed Company Secretary, Triyards Holdings

Jul 18, 2016

The Board of Directors of Triyards Holdings Limited announced that Mr. Yeo Keng Nien has resigned as the Company Secretary of the Company with effect from 15 July 2016.The Board would like to thank Mr. Yeo Keng Nien for his contributions…

Jan De Nul to Install 36 foundations for Borkum Riffgrund

Jul 13, 2016

Jan De Nul Group signed a contract with Dong Energy from Denmark for the transport and installation of 36 monopiles and transition pieces for the offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 2 in German territorial waters. Additionally, the Group was also awarded the supply…

Wood Group Secures Apache's Subsea MSA Deal Extention

Jul 13, 2016

Wood Group has been awarded an extension to its master service agreement (MSA) contract with Apache Corporation in the North Sea. Wood Group will continue to deliver subsea engineering and consultancy services, in support of Apache's routine operation and maintenance works…

Breakthrough in Reconstruction of Warm Climate Phases

Jul 13, 2016

Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have overcome a seeming weakness of global climate models. They had previously not been able to simulate the extreme warm period of the Eocene…

Bear Head LNG GHG Management Plan Approved

Jul 13, 2016

Bear Head LNG Corporation Inc. (Bear Head LNG) received Nova Scotia Environment’s (NSE) approval for its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Management Plan for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility on the Strait of Canso in Richmond County, Nova Scotia…

Q88 LLC Expands Milbros Onboard Services

Jul 12, 2016

Q88 LLC introduced a global support program that coordinates quick response and expert consultation for chemical spills/incidents and medical emergencies occurring onboard vessels at sea.Known as Q88 Response Center, the new program leverages the resources of Spill Center…

N-Sea Opens Office in Dubai

Jul 11, 2016

As part of its continuing global growth strategy, subsea IMR provider N-Sea has announced the opening of a new office in Dubai, with operations due to commence as early as August 2016. The new base will support N-Sea’s increased presence in the region…

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