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Aker Acquire Specialized Drilling Firm

Feb 27, 2013

Aker Solutions acquires managed pressure drilling specialist Managed Pressure Operations (MPO).Managed Pressure Operations International, Ltd. (MPO) is a company that has successfully developed the next generation of continuous circulation…

Calecore's DP2 Survey Ship's African Tour of Duty

Feb 26, 2013

Calecore’s multi-role DP2 survey vessel 'Highland Spirit' completes operations offshore Tunisia and Tanzania.After completing a geotechnical investigation offshore Tunisia in December 2012 comprising a 50m composite borehole and 3 x 30m CPT’s in less than 3 days…

AECOM Wins W. African Gas Infrastructure Contract

Feb 26, 2013

AECOM awarded US$15.6-million first year of renewable contract for Ghana’s Western Corridor Gas Infrastructure Development Project.The contract from the Ghana National Gas Company is renewable annually.The project primarily consists of a…

Costa Concordia Salvage Update

Feb 24, 2013

'Observatory' advisory group of Costa Crociere managers, academics & salvors, brief  the local Giglio community on progress.At the periodic meeting of the 'Observatory' with the Giglio community, president Maria Sargentini, accompanied by Costa Crociere managers…

Hydroid Hires New Engineers

Feb 22, 2013

Hydroid, Inc. announced the addition of two new faculty. Steve Brodet has joined Hydroid, Inc., a Pocasset-based, manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), as an Applications Engineer. Brodet brings more than eight years’ experience as a Physical Scientist…

Polarled Extreme Depth Pipeline Contract

Feb 22, 2013

The Polarled-pipeline will export gas from Statoil's Aasta Hansteen field in the Norwegian Sea to the Nyhamna gas plant.Statoil has awarded Marubeni Itochu/JFE the fabrication contract for linepipe to the Polarled project, while Wasco has been awarded the coating contract…

Technip Win Offshore Angola BP Contract

Feb 20, 2013

Technip wins important 5-year contract for engineering & modification services on FPSO units offshore Angola, SW Africa.The BP Angola contract is for work concerning the existing Greater Plutonio and Plutao, Saturno, Venus and Marte (PSVM) floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) units…

Barents Sea Mooring Spread Contract for IOS InterMoor

Feb 20, 2013

IOS InterMoor AS, an Acteon company, contracted by Eni Norge to provide two complete mooring spreads in the Goliat Oilfield.The contract is for the provision of general mooring equipment services, including equipment rental, service and repair…

TE SubCom Working on Big Foot Contract

Feb 20, 2013

TE SubCom starts production on Chevron's Big Foot undersea fiber optic communications system in deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Big Foot is a tension-leg platform located approximately 225 miles south of New Orleans, LA in water depths of 1…

Safe Navigation Underwater: Sonardyne's New NOAS

Feb 19, 2013

Sonardyne International Ltd. launched its new Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance Sonar (NOAS) at NAVDEX 2013 in Abu Dhabi.Designed for use on submersible vehicles, NOAS enables faster, safer and more efficient navigation by detecting and classifying…

UTEC Ink Australia Subsea Survey Contract

Feb 19, 2013

UTEC Survey contracted by a major subsea pipelay contractor for survey work on the Great Western Flank Pipe Lay.This project encompasses pre-lay, installation support and as-built survey support on the Greater Western Flank development off the North-west coast of Australia…

Subsea Construction: Cable Reel System Supplied by Houlder

Feb 18, 2013

UK-based equipment provider Houlder deliver a 'Fast Track' cable reel system to Acteon company, Aquatic for S.America subsea work.The Reel Skidding Drive System (RSDS), designed, engineered and constructed by Houlder to the client specification…

Air Lift Bag Contract Awarded to UHS

Feb 18, 2013

Mumbai-based Unique Hydrographic Systems (UHS) contracted to supply Seaflex air liftbags to Leighton Welspun.The total value of the project is INR 37,35,066 (approx. US$ 70,000).Seaflex is a specialist in marine air lift buoyancy bags and water load test weights…

Subsea Construction Vessel Ordered by DOF

Feb 17, 2013

DOF Subsea Group has contracted with STX OSV for the construction of an Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel (OSCV).The new ship will be of OSCV 12 design, developed by STX OSV with a total length of about 161 meters and a beam of 32 meters…

Subsea Operations Vessel Gets Vital Certificate

Feb 15, 2013

Hallin Marine Australia's Subsea Operations Vessel (SOV) 'Windermere' obtains NOPSEMA Safety Case certification.The National Offshore Petroleum Safety & Environmental Management Authority's (NOPSEMA) Safety Case acceptance enables the vessel…

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