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Subsea7 Partners to Pursue Floating Offshore Wind Development in Australia

22.03.2023
Subsea7, together with a leading local developer in Australia, Spark Renewables, and international floating offshore wind developer Simply Blue Group have formed a consortium to pursue floating offshore wind development off the coast of New South Wales (NSW), Australia, in the Hunter and Illawarra regions.

Briggs Marine’s Solent Guardian will be the Setting for Dual Demonstrations of Newly Launched Products

22.03.2023
Briggs Marine, a market leading provider of marine and environmental services, will provide their vessel, Solent Guardian, which will be mobilised with applied acoustics INS + USBL positioning system, Pyxis, at Ocean Business from 18th – 20th April 2023. aae technologies will be hosting demonstrations aboard the Solent Guardian for the duration of the event.

Havfram Wind to Install Turbines at Ørsted`s Hornsea 3 Offshore Wind Farm

21.03.2023
Ørsted, global offshore wind leader, has appointed Havfram Wind to install turbines at its Hornsea 3 offshore windfarm, starting autumn 2026. Havfram Wind will be utilizing one of its newly built NG20000X Jack-Up Wind Turbine Installation vessels (WTIV) with a 3.250-ton crane.

Armach Robotics Announces Launch of EverClean

21.03.2023
Armach Robotics, Inc. (Armach) has reached another milestone in its mission to deliver a sustainable and scalable solution in managing biofouling for the global shipping industry. Following a successful period of demonstrating the effectiveness of its hull cleaning robots with commercial shipping operators, Armach has announced the launch of EverClean - a new service delivering always clean hulls for ship owners and operators, with the added value of perpetual hull condition monitoring.

Voyis Is Now in Brazil with First Sale to DOF Brazil

21.03.2023
DOF Brazil acquired from Voyis three units of the Insight Micro Laser Scanner and Stills Camera. The optical sensor will allow DOF to create high accuracy 3D models of offshore energy subsea assets in real-time to reduce risk and provide accurate record of the current state of the structure. Additionally, it will allow users to capture high resolutions still images, corrected in real time for true colour and light levelling.

SeaView ROV VPSU Powers Up Falcon and Others

17.03.2023
The SVS-708 SuperSea Power Supply and SVS-709 SubSea VPSU bring smart power management capabilities that extend the available power and umbilical power transmission capabilities for Inspection Class ROVs such as the Saab Seaeye Falcon, Observation Class vehicles such as the Blue Robotics BlueROV2 and many others.

Valeport Unveils 6000m Rated ‘Deep’ CTD

17.03.2023
Valeport’s popular range of SWiFT profilers has been extended with the launch of a new addition for those requiring CTD measurements to depths of 6000m.

Reach Subsea has been Awarded a Three-year Frame Agreement with Equinor

16.03.2023
Reach Subsea ASA has been awarded a three-year frame agreement with Equinor for work on the Norwegian continental shelf and internationally to 2026. The agreement covers the full spectrum of Reach Subsea services.

Ace Aquatec and Ocean Health partner to develop FaunaGuard

16.03.2023
Aquaculture technology specialists, Ace Aquatec, have partnered with marine ecosystem restoration specialists Ocean Health to further develop FaunaGuard, which uses academically validated sound patterns with award-winning transducer technology to create temporary exclusion zones around project sites.

HII Receives Additive Manufacturing Approval from Naval Sea Systems Command

16.03.2023
Global all-domain defense partner HII announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division recently received approval as a vendor to provide some additive manufacturing components to Naval Sea Systems (NAVSEA) platforms.

Malaysian S2 Partners with Boxfish Research as an Authorized Reseller

15.03.2023
Boxfish Research announces a partnership with engineering consultants S2 Services to distribute Boxfish remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to the offshore energy, navy and defence industries in Malaysia and the ASEAN region.

The Installation of ISWEC (Inertial Sea Wave Energy Converter) off the Coast of Pantelleria has been Completed

15.03.2023
Eni announces that it has completed the installation of the world's first ISWEC (Inertial Sea Wave Energy Converter) device connected to the electricity grid of an island. It is located about 800 metres off the coast of the island of Pantelleria and can reach 260 kilowatts of peak power generation converted from wave energy. This experimental campaign, conducted under real operating conditions, will lead to useful results for developing the second-generation device currently under study.

UTEC Launches “iSite Subsea”, a Virtual Collaborative Asset Management Tool Designed for the Subsea Sector

14.03.2023
UTEC, a Geo-services brand in Acteon’s Data and Robotics division, has launched “iSite Subsea”, a game-changing, cloud-based platform giving users an intuitive 360° visualisation of subsea assets and data. It is developed from UTEC’s market-leading iSite collaborative virtual asset and data management platform and is specifically designed to meet the needs of the offshore renewable energy market, and oil and gas subsea asset owners. Through iSite Subsea, users can source, view, manage and report on seabed, survey and asset data using a single secure cloud-based interface, enabling interrogation and comparison of data over time, remotely, 24/7 and without specialist software knowledge. Ultimately, this helps to reduce costs, lower risk, enhance health and safety, and deliver better informed decisions.

Ocean Installer Awarded Installation Contract on the World’s Largest Offshore Floating Wind Project

14.03.2023
Equinor has awarded Ocean Installer a contract for installation of dynamic inter-array cables on Hywind Tampen in Norway. Hywind Tampen is the world’s largest floating wind farm and the first related to the electrification of Oil and Gas assets. The wind farm is estimated to meet about 35% of the annual electricity power demand of the five platforms at Snorre A and B, and Gullfaks A, B and C.

Numurus Solves a Critical AI Technology Gap with NEPI

13.03.2023
Numurus LLC, a leading provider of smart system solutions, today announced NEPI, the first commercially available, open-source software that solves a critical AI technology gap by offering smart solution developers a turnkey alternative to building low-level AI middleware in-house.

Fugro and Petrobras Pioneer Remote Subsea Inspection Survey in Brazil

13.03.2023
Fugro and Petrobras have achieved a major milestone in Brazil's offshore energy sector by successfully completing the country's first-ever remote subsea inspection survey.

EVENT: MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2023 Gulf Coast, MS, USA - September 25-28, 2023

10.03.2023
OCEANS is an annual event for global marine technologists, engineers, students, government officials, lawyers, and advocates to learn, innovate and lead in the protection and utilization of the world’s largest natural resource – our OCEANS. At OCEANS 2023 Gulf Coast, these industry thought leaders gather in Biloxi, MS, September 25-28, to highlight relevant topics and current trends while creating a community of learners and influencers who consistently advance research, practices, and policies for the marine field.

mTrack nr. 100 to Control Ibercisa Winches on New Research Vessel for New Zealand

10.03.2023
Scantrol celebrates the milestone of 100 mTrack units sold in only a few years. The 100th mTrack will be operating on the new research vessel Kaharoa II in New Zealand. The research institute NIWA and Armon Shipyard have chosen a package consisting of Ibercisa trawl and oceanographic winches for the new Skipsteknisk ST-361 design, where mTrack is essential for several of the subsea operations.

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