Underwater Engineering News


Sonar Synthetic Aparture IP Rights Secured by Kraken

Jan 08, 2013

Kraken Sonar Systems acquires all Intellectual Property (IP) rights to the AquaPix® Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) technology platform from Marport Deep Sea Technologies Inc.The SAS technology assets consist of all hardware and software…

Hyperbaric Evacuation Systems: IMCA Consultation

Jan 08, 2013

International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is consulting widely, & globally, on new guidance on hyperbaric evacuation systems for safety of saturation divers.“In 2011 we set up an industry-wide workgroup to develop the hyperbaric evacuation guidance…

ROV Contract for IKM Subsea Singapore

Jan 08, 2013

IKM Subsea Singapore wins contract to provide ROV services onboard a construction support vessel for a FPSO Hook-up & Commission project in India.The vessel has been mobilized in Singapore and is currently enroute to India.IKM Subsea…

Hi-speed Subsea Drill Reaming System Success

Jan 07, 2013

Aberdeen-based Deep Casing Tools, completes  first operation of its 'Turbocaser' in the Norwegian North Sea, with a successful 21 hour reaming run. The Turbocaser™ Express is a high-speed drillable reaming system that enables drilling teams…

Statoil in New Field Development Offshore Canada

Jan 06, 2013

The Hebron field development offshore Newfoundland and Labrador was sanctioned by operator ExxonMobil and its co-venturers.Located approximately 350 km offshore Newfoundland, the Hebron platform will be a concrete Gravity Based Structure (GBS) in 95 meters water depth…

FPSO Arrives at Petrobas Offshore Brazil Site

Jan 02, 2013

Floating Production Storage & Offloading (FPSO) vessel 'Cidade de Itajaí' arrives at the Santos Basin.Petrobras announce the FPSO's arrival at its definitive location to be integrated to the Baúna and Piracaba field production system, which is in the Santos basin post-salt area…

DeepOcean Secures Statoil Subsea Contract

Dec 31, 2012

DeepOcean AS, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group, contracted to provide offshore light construction and survey services for Statoil.The estimated value of the contract is NOK 100-million.The frame agreement includes services covering light construction services…

Offshore Cable Turntable Order for Jan De Nul

Dec 20, 2012

Jan De Nul Group to supply a 5,400 tonnes capacity cable turntable to offshore handling systems specialist Caley Ocean Systems. The turntable, including a 5 tonnes and 10 tonnes deck tensioner, is destined for the vessel Willem de Vlamingh…

Fendercare Marine IMCA Acredited

Dec 10, 2012

Following a recent audit, Fendercare Marine receives International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) accreditation.MCA is the international trade association representing offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies.  It is a respected voice around the world promoting good practice…

'Rena' Wreck Shrinks Under Resolve's Helicopter, Crane Barge Assault

Sep 24, 2012

Following six weeks of intensive operations RESOLVE Salvage & Fire announce removal of 600 tons of steel from the bow section of the Rena wreck off Tauranga, New Zealand.  RESOLVE has been removing the wreck piece by piece using helicopters and a transport barge at a safe distance from the reef…

Saab Seaeye MD Leaves

Sep 24, 2012

Dave Grant has left Saab Seaeye after five years as Managing Director.Agneta Kammeby, chairman of Saab Seaeye Ltd says, 'Dave Grant has made a valuable contribution in the ROV business for offshore Oil & Gas. During his time with the company…

IMCA Appoints New Chief Executive

Sep 13, 2012

Chris Charman is appointed Chief Executive of IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association) taking over from Hugh Williams who is retiring.Chris Charman is greatly looking forward to his new role: 'IMCA will bring together so many…

IMCA Appoints New Chief Executive

Sep 12, 2012

Chris Charman has been appointed as Chief Executive of IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association) taking over from Hugh Williams who is retiring.  He will take up the position on 3 December 2012. IMCA is the international trade association for offshore…

Autonomous Robot Maps Ship Hulls for Mines

Jul 18, 2012

Algorithms enable robot to navigate and view propellers and other complex structures.For years, the U.S. Navy has employed human divers, equipped with sonar cameras, to search for underwater mines attached to ship hulls. The Navy has also…

WESMAR Announces Waterside Security Installations

May 29, 2012

WESMAR, a U.S. manufacturer of sonar equipment has announced that they are completing multiple site installations of WESMAR WEB850 searchlight sonar systems at undisclosed sites in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region to protect private and publicly held assets…

Logistics News

Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

Stena Prosperous Bunkers Methanol in Singapore

Green Marine Lays Foundation for its New Global Structure

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Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

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