Underwater Engineering News

 

Farstad Orders New OSCV

Feb 14, 2013

Farstad Shipping ASA subsidiary, Farstad Supply AS, contracts with STX OSV AS for an Offshore Subsea Construction Vessel (OSCV).This new building is part of Farstad Shipping's expansion into the subsea market and represents an investment of approx NOK 825 mill…

Jeff Holtom New Seatronics Middle East Manager

Feb 14, 2013

Acteon company, Seatronics Ltd., has appointed Jeff Holtom as regional manager in the Middle East. Based in Abu Dhabi, Holtom’s responsibilities at Seatronics Ltd. will include sales and marketing, overall Quality, Health, Safety and Environment…

MacArtney Enable DCN Diving Project

Feb 13, 2013

DCN Diving recently contracted MacArtney to build & deliver a range of underwater technology equipment for use on a major project.DCN Diving had been called upon to perform a diver-habitat based inspection and repair of the inlet channels at a large European power plant…

WTS Open Houston Office

Feb 13, 2013

Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions (WTS) opens an office in Houston to service their increased offshore business.WTS is targeting increased business from the local offshore industry in the Gulf of Mexico and an expanded focus on Brazil, where…

OTC Names 2013 Achievement Award Winners

Feb 12, 2013

The awards will be presented on 5, May 2013, at the annual Offshore Technology Conference dinner in Houston, Texas.Award winners are:OTC Distinguished Achievement Award for IndividualsKen Arnold is being recognized for his outstanding…

Hydrex Darkest Africa Bow Thruster Repair

Feb 12, 2013

A Hydrex diver/technician team flew to Pointe-Noire, Congo to replace the stainless steel belt in a research ship's thruster tunnels.The stainless steel belt is installed around the perimeter of a thruster tunnel at the location of the thruster blades…

Barents Sea Oil Terminal: Development Concept Chosen

Feb 12, 2013

Statoil and its partners have chosen a development concept for the Skrugard field in the Barents Sea.The concept includes a floating production unit with a pipeline to shore and a terminal for oil from the Skrugard field at Veidnes outside Honningsvåg in Finnmark…

Hyundai to Build Innovative Offshore Vessel for Toisa

Feb 12, 2013

Toisa Ltd. signed a contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI for the construction of a Multipurpose Offshore Construction Vessel (MOCV) designed by Ulstein. The vessel, with X-BOW hull line design was built in Korea with a customized version of Ulstein's Deepwater Enabler design…

New Deepwater Construction Vessel for Technip

Feb 12, 2013

Technip name subsea construction & flexible pipelay projects vessel 'Deep Orient' in Vigo, Spain.During the ceremony held at the Metalships & Docks (MSD) shipyard in Vigo, the ship was named by the vessel’s godmother, Véronique Delormel, wife of Frédéric Delormel…

Pacific Drilling Keeps on Drilling

Feb 10, 2013

None of Pacific Drillings ultra-deepwater drillships are affected by a recent BSEE safety alert.Concerning the recent U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) safety alert regarding GE connectors and bolts, the company…

Stern Tube Sealing: Hydrex Use 'Mobdocks'

Feb 06, 2013

Hydrex flexible Mobdocks (mobile mini-drydock) enables underwater repairs that keep vessels out of drydock.Hydrex has carried out repairs and replacements on all types of seals on site, and in most cases underwater, for a number of years now…

Technip Wins Shell Offshore Contract

Feb 06, 2013

Technip is awarded an EPIC contract  for Gannet F reinstatement project, situated in the North Sea.The engineering, procurement, installation and construction (EPIC) contract for the project is located in the North Sea, 180 kilometers east of Aberdeen…

French Tidal Power Project Collaboration

Feb 05, 2013

GDF SUEZ sign collaboration agreement with 4 companies to develop the Raz Blanchard, Normandy pilot installation.Marine current power allows the energy from tide movements to be exploited. This energy source has the advantages of long-term predictability and strong energy density…

Fendercare's New Offshore Pipe-Laying Solution

Feb 05, 2013

Fendercare Marine launch a new range of piggyback saddles to assist pipeline installation in the offshore industry.Piggyback saddles - alongside clamps and spacers - can act as a shaped interface between a pipeline and a cylindrical buoyancy tank…

McDermott Wins Indonesian Offshore Contract

Feb 05, 2013

McDermott International wins contract to develop offshore surface facilities & an infield flowline for the Kepodang Field.The contract was awarded to McDermott's Indonesian subsidiary by PC Muriah Ltd., an affiliate of PETRONAS Carigali Sdn…

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Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

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