Offshore Breakfast

Subsea UK is hosting a breakfast briefing during OTC in Houston to demonstrate the significant value of innovative technology in improving efficiency and reducing costs in subsea operations. Part of a series of breakfast briefings organised by UK Trade & Investment, this event to be held on Tuesday 5 May, will showcase technology developed by three companies to an audience of 200 delegates from around the world and will highlight the significant commercial rewards that can result from innovation.   Ian Donald, vice president of DES Operations will examine the economic benefits of the company's patented multiple application re-injection system... (read more)
2009-04-20 11:56:44
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Geochemical Campaign offshore Honduras

Fugro has been awarded a contract by BG International Limited Sucursal Honduras to conduct an integrated multibeam echosounder (MBES) survey and seabed coring campaign over its offshore acreage (block) in the Honduran Caribbean. As part of BG’s exploration licence commitments, the campaign will map the seafloor to interpret, identify, sample and analyse potential hydrocarbon seeps. Fugro’s 65-metre survey vessel, MV Fugro Brasilis, commenced the two-month mapping and interpretation portion in July 2015. The MBES and seabed coring programme will cover an area of the Patuca Basin in excess of 10,000 km2 in the northern part of the block. Features of... (read more)
2015-08-03 12:16:55

Fugro Closes Offshore Offices

Fugro has decided to re-focus its cable business by closing the Seattle office of Fugro Seafloor Surveys Inc. with immediate effect in order to concentrate its global cable work through two offices, one in Bremen in Germany (Fugro OSAE GmbH) and the other in Singapore (Fugro Survey Pte Ltd).     Both companies have long experience in the cable industry and a long tradition of operating globally. Local support will continue to be provided by the worldwide network of Fugro operating companies.   Fugro continues to invest in the industry through newly dedicated survey vessels.     (read more)
2009-09-04 01:43:09

SeeTrack Offshore Unit Sales

Subsea 7 is to receive two new Hercules Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs), currently being manufactured by SMD, fitted with SeeByte's Dynamic Positioning system; SeeTrack Offshore. The vehicles will add to the leading contractors' existing fleet of ROVs which provide services to the Subsea Umbilical, Riser and Flowline (SURF) sector.   SeeTrack Offshore adds additional automation to the ROV control process by providing the ability for the ROV to automatically maintain a fixed position above the seabed or follow a programmed course and speed. The system runs on the surface and is contained in a 19 inch rack. With SeeTrack Offshore... (read more)
2008-05-19 04:49:44

SROV at Offshore Energy

Ola Oskarsson, founder and CTO of MMT, will give a presentation on 3D visualisation of subsea structures at Offshore Energy 2015 on 14 October 2015 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. On 13 and 14 October at 10:00hrs and 13:00hrs, MMT will hold presentations on Surveyor Interceptor ROV and UXO surveys. The Offshore Energy Conference is a platform for discussing key topics and solutions for the offshore community and MMT is part of the technical session on subsea processing from 15:15 - 17:15hrs. MMT is on stand 9.006. (read more)
2015-09-24 12:06:13

E.ON's Offshore Developments Backed

Detailed marine mapping from SeaZone is helping E.ON plan and deliver offshore wind farm projects across the UK. Using the digital marine map HydroSpatial, E.ON has undertaken an assessment of UK coastal areas to assess the potential for offshore wind farm developments in the UK and to get a better understanding of the most suitable locations. The UK government is aiming to generate enough energy from wind to power 15 million homes by 2020.   E.ON is one of the UK's leading developer, owner and operator of wind farms in the UK with 21 operational sites located from Cornwall to... (read more)
2009-07-22 04:23:32

Offshore Area Technical Manager

IXSEA has appointed Andy Wallis as Area Technical Manager, based in Aberdeen (UK), for IXSEA's Offshore Division. Wallis, an electronic engineer, has more than 25 years experience in the offshore market and worked as both a survey and systems engineer.   Most recently, he was Technical Operations Manager for DPS Ltd. where he had responsibility for workshop operations and was in charge of offshore and onshore technicians and warehouse staff.     (read more)
2008-06-26 11:37:51

Offshore DP System

Agreements were signed this week between SeeByte and Equipment & Technical Services (ETS), making SeeByte's SeeTrack ROV Dynamic Positioning (DP) System available to ETS customers in the Americas on a rental basis. Following integration with the Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) control system, either by retrofit or during ROV manufacture, SeeTrack automates the control process to provide full ROV DP.   It can be rented separately or together with ancillary sensors which are also offered by ETS. SeeTrack Offshore provides significant improvements over conventional DP systems, including: greater efficiency in manoeuvring, while ignoring the effects of currents; reduced risk of hitting... (read more)
2008-11-24 12:28:12
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