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

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!

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!

DOF Subsea wins contract for Transmediterranean Pipeline Survey

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Oceans 17 attracts hundreds of delegates from across the globe

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

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

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

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

· 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

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.

The MTS/IEEE OCEANS’17 conference returns to Aberdeen, Scotland with a focus on energy and offshore renewables.

The bi-annual MTS/IEEE OCEANS conference returns to Aberdeen – 19th to 22nd June 2017, at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre.

Trelleborg Showcases Subsea Solutions at Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show

Trelleborg’s offshore operation will showcase its innovative range of high performance subsea solutions designed to bridge the gap between cost and performance at the Atlantic Canada Petroleum Show in St. John’s in Newfoundland including buoyancy solutions, cable and flowline protection and thermal insulation solutions.

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