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Thien Nam Positioning selects Sonardyne to track Vietnamese divers and ROVs

27.06.2017
Subsea technology from Sonardyne that tracks the position of divers and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) as they carry out surveys and inspections, has been selected by Vietnam-based Thien Nam Positioning JSC to supports its offshore activities in the region.

Caspian success sees ATR unveil new facilities and staff in Kazakhstan

26.06.2017
ATR, a Centurion company, has opened a new base in Kazakhstan as the company looks to capitalise on recent business growth in the region. The business will initially employ 12 new personnel, 10 of which are local content, with plans to double the team over the next 12 months.

Nine More Satellites in exactEarth's Real-Time Constellation Now Launched

26.06.2017
Adding to the excitement of our recent news that the first four real-time satellites were brought into service, nine more satellites were just launched into the revolutionary constellation, exactView RT powered by Harris.

Happy Birthday Blue ROV 2!

26.06.2017
Happy Birthday Blue ROV2 ! To celebrate the Blue ROV2´s Birthday we offer for all webstore order till the end of July 2017 a 500,00 EUR discount! http://palanquee.fr/BlueROV2byMDC

DOF Subsea wins contract for Transmediterranean Pipeline Survey

26.06.2017
DOF Subsea, a leading provider of integrated subsea services, has recently inked a new contract in the Mediterranean with Transmediterranean Pipeline Company Limited (“TMPC”) to undertake the pipeline inspection on the TMPC’s Pipeline System in Q3, 2017.

Heriot-Watt sets global data landscape for BP Statistical Review

26.06.2017
The economics professor who leads the in-depth data collation process for BP’s annual Statistical Review of World Energy has welcomed the energy major’s latest findings as “clear evidence of a major transformation in the global energy landscape”.

SEABED GEOSOLUTIONS SECURES NEW OCEAN BOTTOM NODE CONTRACT IN BRAZIL

26.06.2017
Seabed Geosolutions has been awarded a large 3D ocean bottom node (OBN) survey in the Santos Basin in Brazil. Seabed Geosolutions’ new, highly efficient Manta© node system will be used. The seven month contract is valued at around 90 million USD and is scheduled to commence at the end of the fourth quarter of 2017 or early 2018.

BIRNS Announces New Sales Team Hires

26.06.2017
BIRNS, Inc. has announced that it has expanded its sales team with the appointments of Alan Whitebook as Sales Applications Engineer and Jenny Ong as Customer Service Representative. The additions to BIRNS’ sales team come amid continued strong global demand for the ISO 9001:2008, NAVSEA PRO-020-certifed company’s high performance lighting and connector systems.

Siem Offshore Contractors invests in Ideol, a global leader in floating offshore wind

25.06.2017
Siem Offshore Contractors has entered the floating offshore wind market through an investment in Ideol, a global technology leader, further expanding business and opening opportunities for in-house vessels in the renewable energy sector while providing construction expertise for commercialising floating offshore wind.

Ocean Installer Awarded Libya Work With TOTAL E&P Joint Venture

24.06.2017
Ocean Installer has been awarded a SURF project at the Al Jurf oil field in the Mediterranean. Client is Mabruk Oil Operations, a Joint Venture (JV) between Total E&P and the National Oil Cooperation (NOC) of Libya.


New CTO Boosts Rovco’s Senior Management Team

24.06.2017
UK-based subsea company Rovco has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Dr Iain Wallace as chief technology officer (CTO).

Live Stream | MATE's 2017 International ROV Competition

23.06.2017
Watch the Live Stream of MATE International ROV Competition starting TODAY!

Oceans 17 attracts hundreds of delegates from across the globe

23.06.2017
Almost 800 delegates from over 25 countries attended the 60th OCEANS '17 MTS/IEEE conference at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) in Aberdeen this week.

Scottish Government supports diver and ROV skills training to address future skills shortage

20.06.2017
Skills Development Scotland has awarded The Underwater Centre in Fort William funding to help ensure that Scotland is ready to supply the qualified workforce that the subsea industry will need in the future.

Royal Moroccan Gendarmerie picks Falcon for Emergencies

19.06.2017
For their search, rescue and recovery operations The Royal Moroccan Gendarmerie has chosen a Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater robotic vehicle.

North Sea embraces C-Kore for fault-finding operations

18.06.2017
C-Kore Systems recently deployed their subsea testing tools on three different fault-finding operations on the North Sea for three different UK customers. In each case C-Kore found the root cause of low IR faults, allowing the operators to return the field to health.

Oil and gas confidence rises from historic lows

15.06.2017
· Notable rise in confidence from historic lows last year but improvement not universal · 42% of firms expect to be growing by January 2018 · More than half believe the industry has already reached the bottom

UDT 2017: Optimising the constraints by maximising the variables

15.06.2017
With the growth that the underwater defence sector has seen of late and the rapid increase in the number of nations planning to expend resources in this area, UDT 2017 which took place from 30 May - 1 June in Bremen, Germany, has again proven itself to be the premier global meeting place for undersea professionals, showcasing the vibrancy of this market.
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