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Atlas Competency Scheme

Atlas Professionals is committed to provide a safe, reliable and competent workforce, while working to meet clients’ needs globally. We ensure all professionals that are deployed meet the requirements of the job.

Safaniya breaks world cable length record

Saudi Aramco has achieved a landmark by energizing its largest Tie-in Platform with a 230 kilovolt 46 km submarine composite cable, the longest of its kind. The Tie-in Platform, named 'TP-20' lies in the world’s largest offshore field, Safaniya, and energizing it was the first phase of long-term plans to upgrade the Safaniya offshore field, referred to as the Safaniya Master Plan.

Murray Kerr scoops up at both Regional and Local Entrepreneurial Awards

It was a double celebration last night for Murray Kerr, Managing Director of Ellon-based multi-discipline Engineering and Service Company, SengS. Murray was announced as the one of the winners of the Regional Finals for Scotland in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015 at a prestigious ceremony held at the Gleneagles Hotel. He will be part of the eight Scotland Winners that will be travelling down to London for the UK Award Ceremony being held in on 10th October, where the UK overall winner will be announced.

Fugro and Cross Group awarded multi well GoM contract

Fugro’s dynamically positioned multi-purpose drilling, well intervention and geotechnical vessel, Fugro Synergy, is proving her capabilities on a multi well intervention campaign which recently started in the Gulf of Mexico.

Raspberry Pi + AVR + Android

My friend Tony always excuses himself early from parties, because he has to get home at dusk to shut his chickens in their coop. Tony, this one’s for you so that next time, you get to stick around for dessert.

Umbilicals International invests in Dynamic Cable Production

Umbilicals and cables specialist, Umbilicals International, part of the Seanamic Group, has invested over $2M in new cable manufacturing lines at its Houston production facility. The two lines will streamline cable production, and marks a significant expansion of the company’s dynamic cable manufacturing capability.

Canyon Offshore Mobilizes New UHD-III ROVs to Grand Canyon II

Davis, CA – Jun 23, 2015. Canyon Offshore, subsea remote operated vehicle (ROV) operator, has mobilized two new UHD-III ROVs to their Grand Canyon II vessel. These new ROVs will enhance Canyon’s reputation for having the most robust and flexible systems for subsea field work.

Free trials for new marine technology

Small to medium sized enterprises and marine technology research institutions can now apply for access to ocean observatories for research, or to test their new product prototypes in the open sea, at no cost.

Harkand secures decommissioning work in UKCS for Maersk Oil

GLOBAL inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) company Harkand, has commenced decommissioning work in the United Kingdom Continental Shelf supporting Maersk Oil UK’s work in the Leadon field.

280 workers left jobless in Great Yarmouth as Red7Marine Group goes into administration

About 280 workers have been left out of work in Great Yarmouth after Red7Marine Group went into administration.

BIRNS Cutting Edge Connector Equipment

More precise product designs and tighter tolerances for connector projects demand more advanced measurement and verification techniques and tools. That's why BIRNS are excited to announce that we've added two new precision inspection machines to our industry-leading engineering and testing programs.

Valeport In Action competition winners announced

A stunning image of a Weddell Seal in the Antarctica carrying a Valeport CTD sensor and a hands-on video showing the pilot deployment of a Valeport Midas directional wave recorder at the mouth of the UK’s Humber Estuary, have been announced by Valeport as the winners in its first ever product in action competition.

MMT signs contract with ABB for a Pre-lay and UXO survey

MMT (Sweden) has been contracted by ABB to perform a pre-lay and UXO survey for a cable laying project between Caithness and Moray in northern Scotland.

Allspeeds Streamlines Webtool ROV Product Development

Cutting tools specialist Allspeeds has invested over £200,000 in new product development facilities at the company’s headquarters in Accrington, Lancashire. The investment will increase the competitiveness and applications for the company’s industry-leading Webtool cutting tools in the subsea, maritime and nuclear industries.

STR Announce Partnership Agreement with Tritex NDT

Subsea Technology and Rentals (STR), a multi-disciplinary technology expert is pleased to announce a rental partnership agreement with Tritex NDT. An array of Tritex NDT specialist diver and ROV equipment will now be available to hire or purchase through STR’s Head Office in Great Yarmouth, including the Multigauge 3000 Diver, Multigauge 4100 and Multigauge 4400 ROV Underwater Thickness Gauges.

Trelleborg Senior Appointment Signals Industry Ambition

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has promoted David Brown to lead its oil and gas focus globally in a move described as a “clear signal of ambition”.

Ocean Installer Awarded First Contract Under Framework Agreement with ExxonMobil

Ocean Installer has been awarded its first call-off contract under a framework agreement with ExxonMobil Exploration & Production Norway AS (EEPNAS) for subsea well tie-back, engineering, IRM, ROV and associated services at the Balder field.

Contract award for the world’s longest HVDC route survey

MMT (Sweden) has been awarded a contract for the world’s longest HVDC route survey for the UK-Iceland Interconnector by Atlantic Superconnection Corporation (ASC). MMT will provide bathymetric and geophysical mapping along the entire route corridor, between Iceland to England.

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