Five-year Offshore Contract

G.O.S.S. (North Sea) Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of G.O.S.S. Consultants Ltd, UK, has been successful in securing a contract from Shell for the Provision of Geophysical, Geotechnical and Survey Representatives. The contract will commence on 1 February 2013 and run for five years. The agreement will involve the supply of personnel to Shell Upstream Europe business entities Shell U.K. Limited, Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij B.V, Shell E&P Ireland Limited and A/S Norske Shell. Professionals interested in working on this project may contact G.O.S.S. (read more)
2012-12-17 10:35:10

Brazilian Offshore Positioning Contracts

Veripos has been awarded a series of contracts in Brazil under which it is to provide high-precision GNSS positioning products and services to leading offshore operators, DOF Subsea, NorSkan Offshore and Companhia Brasileira de Offshore (CBO).     The DOF Subsea contract includes the provision of Veripos Ultra dual-beam precise-point positioning (PPP) service supported by two LD2-G2 integrated mobile demodulators and proprietary Verify QC processing software aboard the ROV support vessel, Skandi Chieftan.  Similar facilities have already been operational for some time aboard the company's other ROV vessels, Skandi Fluminense and Skandi Salvador.   Meanwhile, DOF Subsea's associate Brazilian concern, NorSkan Offshore, is to... (read more)
2009-08-19 03:45:48

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

Canyon Offshore ROV Contract

Perry Slingsby Systems (PSS) has secured a contract to supply two new generation Triton XLX ROV systems and one Triton XLS ROV system to Canyon Offshore. The agreement will see PSS deliver two of the 3,000m systems this summer with the final system delivered before the end of the year.   Each TXLX system features the ICE control system (Integrated Controls Engine) and a standard suite of survey and advanced tooling interfaces. ICE is the latest generation of subsea control system that provides an intuitive front end user interface with unparalleled system level diagnostics.     (read more)
2008-04-07 02:44:28

SeeTrack Offshore V.2.1

Seebyte Ltd has launchde SeeTrack Offshore V.2.1, a Dynamic Positioning system for ROVs. SeeTrack Offshore automates the ROV control process. It saves time over conventional systems making operations safer, quicker and easier. With SeeTrack Offshore the ROV can efficiently maneuver through a mission automatically compensating for the effects of currents, is less likely to hit structures on the seabed and can take excellent video pictures from a distance. SeeTrack Offshore can be easily retrofitted to existing ROV systems.   The release of SeeTrack Offshore V2.1 is the outcome of a two-year product development programme building on several years of research... (read more)
2007-07-05 12:00:00

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 Oceanographic Science Vessel

The Canadian Coast Guard is looking to develop a new offshore oceanographic science vessel is to replace CCGS Hudson on the East Coast. The new vessel will be used to conduct multi-disciplinary physical, chemical, and biological oceanographic expeditions; observe global and regional oceanographic circulation and interactions; contribute to the assessments of resources and impacts to the various marine ecosystems; support marine geology and contribute to data gathering for hydrographic charts, oceanographic engineering, establishment of internal and international marine boundaries and for other government departments and research organisations. The vessel will have accommodations for approximately 59 (crew and scientists). She will... (read more)
2010-11-30 12:00:00

Noordhoek Offshore Expands

Noordhoek was founded in 1933 as a shipping company. Since the very beginning of the giant Delta project in The Netherlands in 1959 Noordhoek changed its working activities to become an underwater contractor. The range of services consists of diving, ROV, remote interventions, subsea installations and construction, abandonment services, cable-laying, trenching services, cable lay vessels, tunnel diving and construction works. Together with subsidiary Seatec Underwater Systems, Noordhoek is able to perform all major subsea-related projects. Due to the departure of one of the major players, Thales Geosolutions BV, from the Dutch offshore survey field, Noordhoek Offshore has decided to further... (read more)
2003-10-25 12:00:00

Offshore Wind Power Forum

The Offshore Wind Power Forum, to be held in Philadelphia during 2–3 February 2010, is the only event which will bring together all stakeholders in offshore wind to discuss and debate how these nascent projects in North America can catch up with the success of onshore wind. Global offshore wind capacity has now reached 1.5GW, with another 1.5GW under construction. In the US, the Minerals Management Service (MMS) has been receiving lease applications for offshore wind farms since June 2009. With the North American regulatory environment now supporting the development of offshore wind, the market looks set for rapid growth.... (read more)
2009-11-09 12:00:19
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