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Oceaneering Wins Connector Supply Contract from TechnipFMC

Oceaneering International, Inc. (Oceaneering) announced that the company has been awarded a connector supply contract from TechnipFMC to provide 2-inch M5 Connectors and Chemical Throttle Valves (CTV) for the Khaleesi/Mormont and Samurai tieback project located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GoM).

Giant iceberg mission led by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS)

A research mission to determine the impact of the giant A-68a iceberg on one of the world’s most important ecosystems gets underway next month. A team of scientists, led by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), will set sail on the National Oceanography Centre’s (NOC) ship bound for the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia.

Government’s 10 Point Energy Plan must have the Supply Chain at its Heart

Its bold, it’s ambitious and it’s also been warmly received by most stakeholders including industry and even environmental groups. The UK Government’s 10 point plan covers clean energy, transport, nature and innovative technologies in its quest to create jobs and achieve net-zero by 2050.

Rovco Takes Home 9 Industry and Tech Awards in 2020

Rovco, a pioneer in offshore robotics and hydrographic survey has been awarded 9 prestigious industry and tech awards this year for their innovations and business growth. 8 of these were received in the past 2 weeks culminating with the “Totally Killing It Award” from TechSPARK and the Innovation and Technology award from Business Leader.

“Oi Connect really Delivered for the Ocean Science and Technology Community,” Says Society President

Oceanology International 2020, held this year as a virtual event from 1st to 4th December on the custom-built, AI-driven Oi Connect events and meetings platform, completed its inaugural session to acclaim from the ocean science and technology communities.

New Partnership Between Schmidt Ocean Institute and Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO to Support Ocean Decade

The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC-UNESCO), the United Nations body responsible for championing global ocean science and services, announced today a new partnership to work together with philanthropic non-profit, Schmidt Ocean Institute to advance the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

South American Aquaculture Gets third Falcon

Ideal for their aquaculture work, a third Seaeye Falcon has been delivered to Chile-based Underdeep Solutions.

Equinor has Awarded IKM Ocean Design a Pipeline Engineering Concept Study for Wisting Field in Barents Sea

The scope includes the conceptual design of the Wisting pipelines and umbilicals routing and overall field layout conceptual engineering. In addition the contract includes conceptual design of the 200 km long gas expert pipeline form Wisting field to the Snøhvit D template.

UK New Build WDV ST-269 Letter of Intent to InfraStrata plc

Triumph Subsea Services is pleased to announce that it has issued a Letter of Intent to InfraStrata plc for one firm and one optional ST designed 200m x 35m Windfarm Development Vessels. (WDV). The vessels are a turn-key solution for floating windfarm installations, cable laying and providing marine services for offshore carbon capture and green hydrogen projects. Following Triumph's business model of building and operating vessels with maximum local content the UK vessels will provide numerous employment opportunities for the UK supply chain. These opportunities will also exist during the vessels execution of UK renewables projects as the vessels will be crewed and operated by UK personnel.

C-Kore Complete Successful Deployment in North Sea

C-Kore Systems completed a successful campaign with a major oil operator in the North Sea.The C-Kore tools rapidly located the source of low IR on the field and allowed the operator to quickly confirm the health of the rest of the system.

Ocean Installer Becomes Havfram: Increased Commitment to Offshore Wind

Today, Ocean Installer becomes Havfram.The name change reflects the company's increased commitment to offshore wind. The offshore wind-commitment will draw on the company’s existing insight and experience from complex subsea operations.

Ocean Infinity Selects Sonardyne for Pioneering Armada Fleet

Sonardyne technology has been selected to support the world’s largest and mostenvironmentally sustainable fleet of ocean-going, multi-role robotic vessels, which is being launched by marine robotics company Ocean Infinity.

Fugro Wins HSE Partnership of the Year Award from Total

Total E&P UK Ltd (Total) has presented Fugro with their prestigious ‘Partnership of the Year 2019’ award at their annual HSE award ceremony. Fugro won the award after completing 122 days of successful inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) operations across all Total UK offshore facilities in 2019 using their remotely operated vehicle (ROV) support vessel Skandi Carla.

Fugro Wins three Site Investigation Contracts for IJmuiden Ver Offshore Wind Farm Zone

Fugro has been awarded three geotechnical investigation contracts for IJmuiden Ver, the largest offshore wind farm (OWF) zone to be developed in the Dutch part of the North Sea.

Triumph Subsea Services New Build FDV ST-269 Contract Signed

Triumph Subsea Services is pleased to announce that it has formally entered into contract with Brodosplit JSC for the building of our ST designed Field Development Vessels. The contract is for 1 initial vessel and 3 optional vessels, options will be executed upon completion of the detailed engineering drawings and upon cutting of steel of initial hull. The initial vessel has been assigned hull number 495 and named ‘FDV Chronos’ with expected steel cutting in March / April 2021, with delivery due Q4 2023. The vessels will be built and outfitted entirely at DIV Shipbuilding Group’s owned Brodosplit facility in Split, Croatia.

Ocean Power Technologies Taps SeaTrepid International For First Remote OPT PowerBuoy® Deployment

Ocean Power Technologies, Inc., a leader in innovative and cost-effective ocean energy solutions, today announced it has contracted SeaTrepid International, LLC to deploy a turnkey PB3 PowerBuoy® and oceanographic monitoring system off the coast of Chile. Using remote collaboration tools, the Louisiana-based company's personnel are virtually training on technical procedures and installation requirements with the OPT project engineering team to advance a planned December deployment.

Orange will build a new cable ship through its subsidiary Orange Marine

Orange Marine, a wholly owned subsidiary of Orange, will build a new cable ship that will be even more efficient and with a reduced environmental footprint. It will be the first cable ship of her generation specially designed for the maintenance of submarine cables, both fiber optic telecommunication cables and inter-array power cables used in offshore windfarms.

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