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Subsea 7 Awarded Contract Offshore US Gulf of Mexico

Subsea 7 announced the award of a substantial(1) contract by Murphy Exploration and Production Company - USA for the subsea installation services related to the Samurai, Khaleesi, and Mormont developments tying back to the King’s Quay semi-submersible. The King’s Quay host facility is approximately 175 miles south of New Orleans in the Green Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico.

Subsea 7 Awarded Contract Offshore Australia

Subsea 7 announced the award of a large (1) contract by ConocoPhillips Australia Barossa Pty Ltd to deliver the SURF scope for the Barossa Project (2). The Barossa field is located 300 km offshore Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia.

OceanTools Launch the World’s most Advanced Subsea Optical Dye Detection System

Aberdeen, Scotland, based OceanTools recently launched their D7 DyeTector® subsea dye & leak detection system. Leaks from subsea infrastructure such as blowout preventors, manifolds and the suchlike have the potential to create untold environmental damage as demonstrated by the Deepwater Horizon/Macondo disaster of 2010.

Underwater 3D Inspection Solution Clinches Contracts for Cortez Subsea

Subsea technology and services company, Cortez Subsea, enjoys success in the global inspection market thanks to its 3D technology. In the last 12 months, the company has penned myriad contracts in the sector with the accumulative value of more than £1.5million.

Subsea UK Partners with Non-Profit to Protect the Oceans

Subsea UK has teamed up with one of the world’s leading non-profit ocean protection organisations to promote and support initiatives to prevent pollution of our oceans. The trade body has partnered with Big Blue Ocean Cleanup to support its ocean protection project and raise awareness of the initiative across the UK’s £7.8billion underwater engineering industry.

Trelleborg Showcases Ultra-Deep-Water Solutions at Oceanology

Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation will showcase its latest innovations in ultra-deep-water composite foam solutions at the Oceanology show in London, England. Located on stand P100, the company will present a number of advancements across its Eccofloat® materials range, including its latest ultra-deep-water development the TG11500. This was developed for the Triton 36000/2 Full Ocean Depth (FOD) Submersible, a manned submersible vehicle used for The Five Deeps expedition including dives to full Ocean depth of 11500MSW.

Word’s Smallest Imaging Sonar To Be Launched at Oceanology International 2020

Impact Subsea is to launch the world’s smallest imaging sonar at Oceanology International in London.

UTEC completes major survey subcontract for McDermott in the Middle East

On 25 February, UTEC, a global surveying company in the Acteon subsea services group, completed consecutive as-built and post-construction, anchor-debris-clearance surveys using remotely operated vehicles (ROV) for McDermott International.

Teledyne Marine Delivers Something for Everyone at OI London 2020

Teledyne Marine will once again be out in full force at OI London 2020. With 23 brands and over 400 products, Teledyne truly delivers something for everyone. To help our customers navigate our many solutions, we’ve dedicated one booth to our Discovery Zone, which will detail how and where our products are being used alone, and in combination, to solve the difficult challenges our customers face in our key markets, including: Oceanographic, Energy, Infrastructure & Civil Engineering, Defense & Security, and Marine Life.

Fugro Completes TenneT UXO Risk Mitigation Project for Hollandse Kust Zuid

Fugro has successfully completed a second marine unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation project for TenneT, this time on a cable route survey as part of the construction of the Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm.

Fugro selected for Australian Government’s HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP)

The Australian Government has selected Fugro to join the HydroScheme Industry Partnership Program (HIPP) to increase Australia’s hydrographic industry capability. The panel of industry partners was chosen as part of a long-term strategy to ensure safe shipping routes, commercial ports and maritime approaches within the Australian Charting Area. Panel members will acquire marine environmental data to produce digital maps of Australia’s sea and coastal areas that will improve the safety of maritime vessels operating in Australia’s sea charting area, which covers 10 % of the earth’s surface.

India’s National Institute of Ocean Technology signs contract for HUGIN AUV System

Kongsberg Maritime is pleased to announce that contracts have been signed for the sale of a HUGIN AUV System to the Indian National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), located in Chennai, India. This sale has been conducted in collaboration with Kongsberg Maritime India, a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime AS.

Ashtead Technology secures new subsea installation monitoring contract with Ocean Installer

Global subsea equipment solutions specialist, Ashtead Technology, has secured a new contract with Ocean Installer AS following the successful completion of a complex subsea installation in 2019.

Falcon Voted Top Educational ROV

The Saab Seaeye Falcon was voted the best educational ROV 2020 using the following criteria: ease of use, options available, serviceable depth rating, reliability, and cost.

Forum’s ROV to Support Amundsen Science’s Arctic research

Forum Energy Technologies has secured an order from Amundsen Science (Université Laval, Canada) to supply a light work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to support its Arctic scientific research activities.

i-Tech 7 and Shell collaboration to accelerate digital transformation

i-Tech 7, Subsea 7’s Life of Field business unit, and Shell International Exploration & Production, Inc, have entered into a collaborative technology agreement to accelerate subsea digitalisation, initially for a period of five years from the fourth quarter of 2019.

Novacavi’s cable in wave energy installation

NOVACAVI recently contributed to the development of technologies that convert sea wave power into electrical energy, with a special custom cable engineered to connect the pilot unit moored offshore to the network of the ISWEC prototype (Inertial Sea Wave Energy Converter) within the Eni MaREnergy research program.

Coda Octopus Brings Ground-breaking Capabilities to the Subsea Market

The World's Only 5-Dimensional (“5-D”) and 6-Dimensional ("6-D") Real-Time Imaging Sonar Capture, Processing and Output, up to 40 million 3D backscatter data points per ping within the selected field of view in real-time.

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