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MacArtney & Moog Focal boost sales of Electrical Slip Rings and Fibre Optic Rotary Joints

07.02.2019
MacArtney with long time partners Moog Focal has recently completed the sale of ten Electrical Slip Rings and Fibre Optic Rotary Joints for use within key marine industries.

C-Kore Systems crowned winner at Subsea UK Awards

07.02.2019
C-Kore Systems was delighted to accept the Innovation & Technology Award at Subsea UK’s awards ceremony last night in Aberdeen. The awards dinner recognises companies and individuals who lead the way in Britain’s subsea sector.

More Saab Seaeye robotic vehicles for Sellafield nuclear waste project

07.02.2019
After breaking all records for transferring waste material stored in spent fuel ponds, Sellafield Ltd has selected the Saab Seaeye Tiger robotic vehicle to work in one of the most hazardous environments on the planet.

Students to experience virtual subsea work at OPITO event

07.02.2019
Students from secondary schools across the North-east of Scotland will have the opportunity to take part in an array of subsea focused activities including a virtual tour of the seabed, as part of OPITO’s Energise Your Future (EYF) today (Thursday 7 th February).

Subsea UK award winners announced

07.02.2019
Motive Offshore Group was crowned subsea company of the year while Jim Milne was recognised for his outstanding contribution to the sector at Subsea UK’s annual awards last night (Wednesday 6th February).

£1.5m investment in Enpro technology supports business growth

06.02.2019
Aberdeen-based production optimisation specialist Enpro Subsea has announced that the £1.5million investment project in its Flow Intervention Services (FIS) technology, which included a £755,000 research and development grant from Scottish Enterprise, has started onshore testing ahead of planned subsea field trials later this year.

OceanWise and Valeport supply environmental monitoring system to Harwich Haven Authority

06.02.2019
Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) has chosen OceanWise to supply, install and maintain new tide and weather systems at the 900-year old east coast of England port. British marine instrument specialist, Valeport, has partnered with OceanWise to deliver the environmental monitoring systems and continue its long-standing relationship with HHA.

Modus marks 10 years in business with a new look

05.02.2019
Modus is marking a decade of trading with an exciting new look. Changes include a new brand identity and website, as well as the new strapline of ‘Smart Subsea Services’.

Unique Group invests more than £1 million in Sonardyne’s INS and LBL technologies

05.02.2019
Leading integrated subsea and offshore solutions provider Unique Group is bringing the advantages of Sonardyne International Ltd.’s new Fusion 2 and 6+ underwater survey and positioning technologies to its global customer base following orders worth in excess of £1 million.


Chief executive of Subsea UK, Neil Gordon, responds to the recent Scottish Affairs Committee report and the Scottish Energy Minister’s announcement.

05.02.2019
Neil Gordon, chief executive of Subsea UK, said: “The Scottish Affairs Committee report and today’s announcement from the Scottish Energy Minister underlines both Westminster’s and Holyrood’s commitment to our industry. Subsea UK has been working closely with both governments on the oil and gas sector deal and we welcome the acknowledgement of and support for the subsea industry in particular. Subsea plays a vital role in helping the North Sea oil and gas industry to maximise its full potential but our sector also has important roles to play in offshore wind and the emerging industries such as wave and tidal, ocean science, deep sea mining and aquaculture. The global underwater hub, to be based in Aberdeen, will be the industry’s and government’s response to increasing our global marketshare, capitalising on the opportunities in all sectors by connecting, leveraging and enhancing our capabilities.

i-Tech Services positioned for growth in Gulf of Mexico

04.02.2019
i-Tech Services, a Subsea 7 company, has taken on 13 new people in Houston following a successful twelve months which saw the office secure a series of new contract awards in the Gulf of Mexico.

Ocean Infinity Sets Standards for Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

04.02.2019
Ocean Infinity, the next generation seabed survey and ocean exploration company, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating world-changing incentive competitions, to provide state-of-the-art, high-resolution baseline maps against which competitors for the Grand Prize of the US$7M Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE will be judged.

Subsea Technology & Rentals Expands its Australia Team

04.02.2019
Subsea Technology & Rentals (STR), are pleased to announce the recent appointment of Steve Harris as Technical Operations Manager – Australia. This comes following expansion into the region and appointment of Jason French as Business Development Director – Asia Pacific, in September 2018.

Energy Minister to attend opening day of Europe’s largest annual subsea conference and exhibition

04.02.2019
Scottish energy minister, Paul Wheelhouse will attend Subsea UK’s annual flagship event in Aberdeen this week, where industry experts will gather to explore why disruptive and enabling technologies hold the key to greater levels of transparency, efficiency, and performance.

Trelleborg Exhibits Advanced Composite Materials at Underwater Intervention

04.02.2019
Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation will showcase its range of advanced composite materials at Underwater Intervention in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 5-7 on stand 624, These will include Eccofloat®, a high-strength syntactic foam engineered to meet deep-sea buoyancy requirements for subsea applications.

MCEDD 2019 Releases Technical Program

04.02.2019
The MCEDD 2019 Technical Program is a testament to the spirit of our industry. Our 2019 conference theme, Remaining Competitive in a Rising Tide certainly applies to the selection of this year’s presentations. Due to the large number of Abstracts submitted, less than 30% of these were accepted for the 2019 Program. We extend our thanks for everyone who submitted abstracts.

CNIM teams up with MAURIC for the design and delivery of 14 EDA-S to the French Navy

04.02.2019
CNIM, acting as prime contractor, teamed up with SOCARENAM, CNN MCO and MAURIC, to win the tender competition for the design and the construction of 14 EDA-S (Engins de Débarquement Amphibie – Standards) for the French Navy. These Amphibious Standard Landing Crafts will be based on the CNIM’s LCA design and will replace the previous generation of Landing Crafts of French Navy, the CTM.
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