Underwater Engineering News


RV Polarstern Starts Arctic Season

Jun 13, 2016

Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) are setting out with the research vessel Polarstern towards Spitsbergen, to use newly developed equipment in the Arctic Ocean. Autonomous instruments on the seabed…

DNV GL Guideline Trashes Unnecessary Subsea Documentation

Jun 13, 2016

Customer-case shows potential for a 40% reduction in engineering hours on subsea paperwork, and up to 80% less documentation.A cross-industry project led by DNV GL to halt the boom in subsea documentation shows that implementing a standardized approach can significantly reduce engineering hours…

NYK to Buy Into Emas Chiyoda

Jun 13, 2016

Japanese shipping giant Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) has agreed to invest in EMAS Chiyoda, a subsea services joint venture between oilfield services firm Ezra Holdings Ltd and Chiyoda Corp. NYK has reached an agreement with Ezra…

Nippon Yusen to Invest in EMAS Chiyoda Subsea Services JV

Jun 11, 2016

Japanese shipper Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) has agreed to invest in EMAS Chiyoda, a subsea services joint venture between oilfield services firm Ezra Holdings Ltd and Chiyoda Corp, Ezra said in a statement late on Friday.Singapore's Ezra…

Successful SOV Sea Trial

Jun 10, 2016

Yno 309 from Ulstein Verft, the first of two Service Operation Vessels (SOV) for Bernhard Schulte Offshore, left the yard for sea trials on Tuesday, 7 June. The results so far are highly satisfactorily. “We are underway in testing for speed and manoeuvring…

SAFEEN Acquires Damen Shoalbuster 2609 MAQTAA

Jun 10, 2016

SAFEEN, the subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports formerly known as Abu Dhabi Marine Services, has taken delivery of a Damen Shoalbuster 2609 named MAQTAA to join its existing fleet. Like all the vessels in Damen’s Shoalbuster range she is a multi-purpose…

USN's Oceanography Warrant Officers to Make a Return

Jun 08, 2016

The Navy is bringing warrant officers back to Naval Oceanography in 2018 after a 28-year hiatus.In late March, the Navy Personnel Command released the message, NAVADMIN 079/16, reestablishing the program and at the same time disestablishing the Oceanography Limited Duty Officer (LDO) Program…

InterMoor completes Chain Tensioning, Cutting on FPSO in GoM

Jun 08, 2016

InterMoor, an Acteon company, has successfully completed the final tensioning and chain cutting operations on the FPSO Turritella for the Shell Stones project, located in the Walker Ridge protraction area in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). The…

McClain Appointed MD of Braemar Engineering

Jun 08, 2016

Braemar Shipping Services Group PLC is pleased to announce that Sheila McClain, Executive Vice President of Braemar Engineering, has been appointed Braemar Engineering's new Managing Director.  Sheila will continue to be based in Houston, Texas…

GAC's HullWiper set to launch in Rotterdam Port

Jun 06, 2016

GAC EnvironHull has announced that its pioneering hull cleaning system, HullWiper, will be available to shipowners berthing in the Port of Rotterdam next month.HullWiper - which will be demonstrated at an event co-hosted by GAC EnvironHull…

Jee Evaluates Array Cable Risk in UK

Jun 03, 2016

Jee Ltd, a subsea cable specialist engineering company, has completed a project for a wind farm operator to assess the risks to the array cables within a UK offshore wind farm.With concerns about the integrity of cables on the wind farm…

MacGregor Winches for Wave Energy Capture

Jun 02, 2016

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order to supply highly-specialised winches for a pilot project using an innovative system that generates electricity from waves. The system is called NEMOS and it is ideally suited to work in combination with offshore wind farms…

BIRNS Hires Lian as Manufacturing Engineer

Jun 01, 2016

Xin Lian has joined BIRNS, Inc. as Manufacturing Engineer. BIRNS, an ISO 9001:2008 certified designed and manufactured lights, connectors, penetrators and custom cable assemblies, said Lian’s hiring is in line with the expansion of its Engineering and Production Departments…

Boskalis Inks EUR 300 mi Fehmarnbelt Project Deal

May 31, 2016

Today, Femern A/S, a subsidiary of the Danish state-owned Sund & Bælt Holding A/S, and the Fehmarn Belt Contractors joint venture, consisting of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord, signed the previously announced contract…

Cyberhawk Innovations, Nordic Unmanned Join Forces

May 30, 2016

Cyberhawk Innovations, the world leader in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) and drone inspection and survey, has bolstered its international presence by signing a partnership agreement with Nordic Unmanned, Norway’s leading UAV operator. The…

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