Joint Effort to Raise reliability, Cut cost in DNV GL JIP

Lack of properly assessed and defined wear limits for jacking systems can lead to significant downtimes with financial implications for jackup operations. DNV GL,

Raytheon Anschütz Succeeds in SYNTACS SAT

Raytheon Anschütz, a leading integrator of naval integrated bridge systems, has successfully completed the Sea Acceptance Test (SAT) for the Synapsis Tactical Command

Aker Solutions Bags BP's Norwegian Contract

  Aker Solutions won a framework agreement to provide maintenance and modifications services at BP-operated oil and gas fields offshore Norway. The contract

Wärtsilä's' Digital Services for Performance Enhancement

  Wärtsilä, a global leader in complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets, launches a new service portfolio, Wärtsilä Genius services to help

MIKO Introduces New Underwater Drill and Fixing System

A new electric underwater drill and fastening system that can penetrate and join two metal plates up to 22mm thick in one action has been developed by Miko Marine AS of Norway.

Can a Lobster be an Archaeologist?

The Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) has launched an illustrated book for 10- to 14-year-olds aimed at growing interest in the variety of careers on offer under the waves.

Cable Connector for Largest Floating Wind Turbine

Subsea connector specialist First Subsea has been awarded a contract to supply a cable connector for the third phase of the Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Farm Demonstration, offshore Japan.

Saudi Aramco Seeks Drilling Cost Discounts

State-run Saudi Aramco has asked oilfield service companies to extend discounts to next year as the oil giant cuts costs amid falling oil prices, industry sources familiar with the matter said.

Need to Cut Cost for Barent Sea Development - DNV GL Study

  OG21 today received the DNV GL study of technologies that should be developed for year-round oil and gas production at 74 degrees North in the Norwegian Barents Sea.

Ship Conversion: Offshore Survey Vessel to Become a Flotel

Dutch shipowner C-Bed has contracted Wärtsilä Ship Design to supply the design for rebuilding its Seismic Survey Vessel, the Viking II, for use as a hotel vessel

Deepwater Downturn: Bump in the Road or Long-Term Slowing of Growth?

IMA/World Energy Reports has just completed a comprehensiveassessment of the five year outlook for the deepwater sector.  The new report – the 19th annual floater

Bibby Athena Winch Control System Upgraded

M/V Bibby Athena recently had its ROV winch upgraded with Scantrol Active Heave Compensation (AHC) control system. In order to fulfill its contractual obligations,

Tidal Energy from Deep and Slow Waters

Deep Green, an underwater kite construction from the Swedish company Minesto, is set to be deployed in 2017 at the Holyhead Deep site off the coast of Anglesey, Wales.

BG Group secures equity in Aphrodite Discovery, Offshore Cyprus

BG Group today announces it has taken a 35% holding in Block 12 offshore Cyprus which includes the Aphrodite gas discovery. This upstream position provides

RasGas to Waive $1bln Penalty on LNG Deal

 Qatar-based natural gas producer RasGas will not penalise Petronet LNG for lower offtake of the fuel, says a report by PTI.   Qatar has agreed to waive $1 billion

OSVs: Fishing for Value

With more than 50 offshore service vessels (OSVs) laid-up in the North Sea due to less drilling, fleet owners with fisheries roots are showing signs of “going back”

Subsea Power Cable Installed off Canada

Aquatic Engineering and Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, has completed a project alongside ITB Subsea, a subsidiary of the ITB Marine Group, ahead of schedule,

High-performance Seals for Wind Power Facilities

Press release -Increasingly large facilities and ever more extreme locations are placing greater demands on seals in wind turbines. They must not only withstand

New Charges in 2012 Fatal Platform Blast

Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations LLC, Grand Isle Shipyards Inc., Wood Group PSN Inc., as well as Don Moss, 46, of Groves, Texas, Curtis Dantin, 50, of Cut-Off, La.

WRS Launch Global Managed Services Division

Global energy, maritime, construction and mining recruitment provider Worldwide Recruitment Solutions (WRS) have launched a Managed Services product across all its divisions.

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