Underwater Engineering News


ENSTA Bretagne wins SAUC-Europe ‘16 at CMRE

Jul 09, 2016

Team ENSTA Bretagne from France won the 11th edition SAUC-E competition, the Student Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Challenge - Europe.  The 2nd prize went to the Tom Kyle team, from the University of Applied Sciences of Kiel (Germany). The UNIFI…

Blackhawk Acquires Surge Reduction Line from Allamon Tool

Jul 07, 2016

Blackhawk Specialty Tools, LLC, an industry leader in deepwater cementing innovations, has acquired the surge reduction business line of Allamon Tool Company and its related intellectual property. The surge reduction business line includes…

BP Awards Bibby Combined Diving Campaign

Jul 06, 2016

Bibby Offshore, a subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, says it has secured a 15-day project with BP, due to commence in August 2016. The contract will see diving support vessel Bibby Topaz, working on four BP operations across three of its North Sea assets…

IHC Takes Majority Stakes in Tompkins

Jul 05, 2016

Royal IHC and Tompkins UK Limited are strengthening their strategic cooperation with IHC’s acquisition of a majority stake in Tompkins, the parent company of Modus Seabed Intervention and a partner in the TI Geosciences joint venture (that IHC and Tompkins created in 2015)…

OOI Community Workshop: Cabled, Endurance, and Station Papa

Jul 02, 2016

The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) infrastructure is operational and ocean scientists can now integrate OOI observations into their research proposals and projects. The UNOLS Ocean Observing Science Committee (OOSC) along with OOI’s Science…

Another Fugro Vessels Joins Largest SEEP-Hunting Survey

Jun 29, 2016

Fugro has deployed multi-purpose offshore survey vessel Fugro Gauss to join the Fugro Brasilis offshore Mexico, to help complete the world’s largest seep-hunting survey for multiclient geoscience data company, TGS.Both Fugro vessels are…

JIP Validates DNV GL's Helica Software

Jun 29, 2016

A joint industry project run by DNV GL has replicated stresses measured in an umbilical subjected to tension and bending in full-scale tests, further validating the accuracy of the analysis software Helica. DNV GL’s Helica can analyse thousands of simulations in a matter of minutes…

UK First to Accept Marine Geoengineering Amendments

Jun 25, 2016

The United Kingdom has become the first State to formally accept the 2013 marine geoengineering amendments to the 1996 “London Protocol”, the treaty covering dumping of wastes at sea.  The amendments support the precautionary approach by…

Orca Energy ESS to Power Fish Farm Support Vessel

Jun 24, 2016

Grovfjord Mek. Verksted AS (GMV) has selected Corvus Energy as the supplier of the lithium ion based energy storage system (ESS) for a fish farm support vessel called GMV ZERO. GMV will utilize Corvus’ next generation Orca Energy ESS to support…

Viscometer Helps Coating Process

Jun 23, 2016

Oxfordshire based Chiltern Connections specialist is a provider of conformal coating machines and associated solutions for a wide range of industrial customers. Applications for their coating machines are generally highly specialised and a means…

World's First Offshore Fish Farm Rig

Jun 22, 2016

World's First Offshore Fish Farm Rig: Designed by Global Maritime - Owned by SalMar - Built by Qingdao Wuchuan Heavy Industries - Moored by Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce signed a contract for the construction and delivery of an eight point mooring…

Damen, Ampelmann Team up for Marine Access Demonstration

Jun 22, 2016

Damen Shipyards Group has teamed up with the global leader in motion compensation access solutions, Ampelmann, to conduct tests with Ampelmann’s L-Type system on board a Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 5009. Damen is developing its marine access solutions in order to guarantee increased safety…

GTT, Endel Team-up to Roll-out Membrane Containment Systems

Jun 22, 2016

21 June 2016. GTT and the Endel company1 reaffirmed their collaboration in the area of LNG as a marine fuel, following the recent signature of a Technical Assistance and License Agreement (TALA) for the construction of GTT membrane containment systems…

Hess Denmark Renews Integrity Inspection Contract with DNV GL

Jun 22, 2016

Hess Denmark ApS has awarded a contract to DNV GL to provide asset integrity inspection management of its South Arne field including Risked Based Inspection (RBI) services and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) inspection services. The contract…

DNV GL Launches New Stability Analysis Tool

Jun 21, 2016

With the latest release of Sesam HydroD software for floating structures, DNV GL is now offering a completely new and pioneering stability analysis solution that allows for hydrodynamic and stability analysis on one common model, giving naval…

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