2016-10-28 09:18:58

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

HTMV Solutions for Offshore

One of the great challenges for cables in offshore applications is the combination of high temperatures, harsh environments and high voltages. The demands put on the materials are intense and the need for longevity in offshore doesn't make it any easier. Habia Cables’ new HTMV (High Temperature - Medium Voltage) range enables smarter and more economical solutions in different applications, such as heating cables and power cables for pipelines, pumps and ROVs. Habia Cables use fluoropolymers to attain higher temperature and chemical resistance than traditional XLPE-based insulation systems. Some of the development challenges included three layer bonding of the materials... (read more)
2017-03-30 04:40:33

Offshore Business Director

IXSEA has appointed Richard Parkinson as Offshore Business Director. Parkinson, an Oceanographer and Surveyor, was the founder, Managing Director and major share holder of UTEC Services Ltd, a start-up offshore survey company set up in 2003.   After attracting investment in UTEC's survey services from a Houston based investment group, which allowed the company to expand, he became Sales and Marketing Director of UTEC Survey Ltd and now brings extensive experience in the offshore industry to IXSEA.     (read more)
2008-05-19 04:41:44

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

Fugro Acquires Bluestone Offshore

Fugro has reached agreement with Reef Subsea AS to acquire Bluestone Offshore Pte Ltd and its subsidiaries.   Bluestone Offshore is a specialist provider of geotechnical services in Southeast Asia and Australia and currently operates one chartered DP deepwater geotechnical vessel in the region. The staff of approximately 40 also provides laboratory and engineering services in their office in Singapore. The office will be consolidated into Fugro’s existing operations in Singapore.   Revenues for Bluestone Offshore for 2010 were in the order of USD 20 million.     (read more)
2011-04-11 12:00:00

Measurement Contract Offshore Norway

Metocean Services International (MSI) has been awarded a one-year current measurement programme for nine locations in the far north of Norway (their 2nd long-term contract to be awarded in Norway within a year). The Norwegian Oil Industry Association (OLF) has initiated this study to increase their understanding and knowledge on metocean data in the Lofoten - VesterĂ¥len area in Nordland county.     The observations will also be given to support the Mareano programme. Some rigs with current profilers are already in place in the area and OLF is extending the current programmes with additional moorings.   For this programme... (read more)
2009-06-18 11:03:47

Technical Sales Manager Offshore

Due to IXSEA's growth in the offshore market, the company has appointed Edward Cheesman as Technical Sales Manager based in the Aberdeen office. He strengthens the UK team by supporting its offshore oil and gas business.   Edward Cheesman will manage key customer accounts; provide technical sales advice and logistics support to customers.   Previously at Weatherford International, he was involved in project managing subsea completions to wells using fiber optic gauges.       (read more)
2007-09-24 01:38:07

Offshore Renewables Symposium

NortekUK is organising the 2011 NortekUK Offshore Renewables Symposium at the Sheraton Skyline Hotel, Heathrow, London from 26th to 27th October 2011. The symposium offers two days of presentations, technical discussions and networking opportunities focused around the use of acoustic Doppler measurement technology in the field of offshore renewable Energy. The 2011 Symposium invites participation from all disciplines of oceanography and ocean engineering from the academic, government and commercial sectors. A number of keynote speakers already has been arranged to set the scene. Nortek is seeking submissions from additional speakers from areas such as the measurement of current flow in-front... (read more)
2011-07-08 12:00:00
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