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PSA Carries Out Audit of Det norske’s Ivar Aasen Development

September 17, 2013 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

On 17-18 June 2013, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of the project management and engineering activities of Det norske oljeselskap (Det norske) for the Ivar Aasen development. The objective of the activity was to assess whether Det norske’s management of the working environment and materials handling for the Ivar Aasen […]

USA: Hydroid Secures USD 36.32 Million UUVs Contract

September 17, 2013 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

Hydroid Inc. has been awarded a USD 36.32 million contract for procurement of unmanned underwater vehicles (UVVs). Unmanned underwater vehicles, sometimes known as underwater drones, are any vehicles that are able to operate underwater without a human occupant. UUVs may be divided into two categories: – Remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs), which are controlled by […]

Scottish Government Supports Commercialisation of Pelamis Wave Energy Device

September 17, 2013 by  
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The Scottish Government has awarded a share of the Marine Renewables Commercialisation Fund (MRCF) to Pelamis Wave Power, to support the commercialisation of the Pelamis wave energy device and parallel site development activities. Richard Yemm, CEO of Pelamis Wave Power said: “Today’s announcement is a huge boost for our company, technology and partners. The awards […]

Experts Gather at NOC to Discuss Future Monitoring of Oceans

September 17, 2013 by  
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Over 100 marine professionals gathered at the National Oceanography Centre for a workshop on new technologies for monitoring the marine environment. The UK Integrated Marine Observing Network (UK-IMON) workshop last week aimed to identify technologies that, in the future, will provide both the greatest cost savings and the greatest advances in data resolution. The event […]

Ross Offshore Secures New Contract with Wintershall Norge

September 17, 2013 by  
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Ross Offshore AS announces a new contract award with Wintershall Norge AS. The contract is for 3 + 1 year, and was effective as of August 1st 2013. The frame agreement is for services within the following disciplines: Subsurface & G&G, Drilling & Well, Subsea, Logistics, marine operations and HSEQ. Ross Offshore will support Wintershall […]

Environmental Impacts of Nord Stream Construction Minor and Local

September 17, 2013 by  
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The cumulative results of Nord Stream AG’s environmental monitoring in Finnish waters during 2009-2012 confirm that the construction of the pipelines caused only minor and local impacts on the environment. Nord Stream AG has been conducting environmental monitoring in Finnish waters since 2009. The monitoring results from 2009-2012 confirm that the pipeline construction works, such […]

Fugro Acquires DCN Global LLC

September 17, 2013 by  
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Fugro has reached agreement to acquire DCN Global LLC (‘DCN Global’), a company specialising in the provision of subsea engineering and diving services to the offshore civil and oil & gas industry, primarily in the Middle East. Over the last four decades Fugro has firmly established itself as the leading player in the offshore survey […]

Sevan Marine Sells Hulls 4 and 5 to Logitel Offshore

June 24, 2013 by  
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Sevan Marine ASA announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell the semi-completed Sevan hulls number 4 and 5 on an “as-is, where-is” basis to Logitel Offshore. The total purchase price for the Hulls is USD 41 million, to be rendered as a seller’s credit. Sevan will grant an additional loan of USD […]

Shell Signs Letter of Intent for Chinese LNG Terminal

June 13, 2013 by  
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Royal Dutch Shell has signed a letter of intent with a private Chinese energy firm to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in east China, a Shell China official said on Thursday. The pact, though non-binding, marks a rare cooperation on a potentially multibillion-dollar investment between a global energy company and a local […]

BSEE to Establish Ocean Energy Safety Institute

June 13, 2013 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

Independent Body to Provide Collaborative Research, Shared Learning for Offshore Energy Exploration and Development; Fulfills Major Recommendation from Ocean Energy Safety Committee. As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above approach to domestic energy development, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director James Watson announced the Bureau is taking steps to establish an independent Ocean Energy […]

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