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  • 26 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam has completed maintenance programme on the diving support vessel ‘Deep Arctic’. The 156-meter, TechnipFMC-owned Deep Arctic came to Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) primarily for a main class renewal docking and for maintenance including the renewal of the steel plates to its box coolers. The works required renewing the box cooler steel plates […]

  • 26 June 2019

    Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam has completed maintenance work on the diving support vessel (DSV) Deep Arctic.

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    JFD  has completed mating trials of its latest portable hyperbaric reception facility (PHRF) for TechnipFMC. The completion of the trials, conducted with two of TechnipFMC’s vessels, provides divers with the assurance that every possible measure has been put into place to ensure their safety should there be an incident. In the event of an emergency […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Recent warming of the Greenland Sea Deep Water is about ten times higher than warming rates estimated for the global ocean. Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research recently published these findings in the journal Geophysical Research Letters. For their study, they analysed temperature data from 1950 to 2010 […]

  • 4 January 2018

    The Petroleum Safety Authority has given consent to Statoil, Gassco, and Point Resources for manned underwater operations in 2018.

  • 4 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Statoil, Gassco and Point Resources have received consent from Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway for manned underwater operations in 2018. Statoil has signed framework agreements with Technip and Subsea 7 on the performance of manned underwater operations in 2018. Through a pool agreement, Point Resources and Gassco also wish to make use of the framework […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Technip has been awarded a “major” contract to develop the Bahr Essalam Phase II development in the Central Mediterranean Sea. For Technip, a “major” subsea contract is ranging from €500 million to €1 billion, the company noted. This natural gas field development, which is operated by Mellitah Oil & Gas Libyan Branch, a consortium between National […]

  • 24 February 2017

    Oil and gas companies Aker BP, ExxonMobil, Gassco, and Statoil have received consent from Norway’s safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), for manned underwater operations in 2017. The PSA said on Friday that Statoil signed framework agreements with Technip Norge and Subsea 7 Norway on the performance of manned underwater operations in 2017. Through […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Aker BP, ExxonMobil, Gassco and Statoil have received a consent for manned underwater operations in 2017 from Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway. Statoil has signed framework agreements with Technip Norge and Subsea 7 Norway on the performance of manned underwater operations in 2017. Through a pool agreement, ExxonMobil E&P Norge and Gassco also wish to […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    French oilfield services firm Technip has been contracted to work on an offshore platform at Bahr Essalam field offshore Libya. Technip says that the deal signed with the Italian oil firm Eni is a “major” one, meaning it ranges between 500 million euros and 1 billion euros. The field is located 110 kilometers off the Libyan coast, […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), have found between Greenland and Spitsbergen the scours left behind on the sea bed by gigantic icebergs. The five lineaments, at a depth of 1,200 metres, are the lowest-lying iceberg scours yet to be found on the Arctic sea floor. This […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A recent mission marked the completion of a five-year collaboration between the United States and Canada to survey the Arctic Ocean. The bilateral project collected scientific data to delineate the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles from the coastline, also known as the extended continental shelf (ECS). The U.S. has an inherent interest in knowing, […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Dr. Bodil Bluhm from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and deep sea researchers of the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, received the 2012 Alexander von Humboldt Memorial Award, Thursday, 21 February 2013, in Frankfurt am Main. The group of researchers investigated the biodiversity in the Artic deep sea and extended […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Huge quantities of algae are growing on the underside of sea ice in the Central Arctic: in 2012 the ice algae Melosira arctica was responsible for almost half the primary production in this area. When the ice melts, as was the case during the ice minimum in 2012, these algae sink rapidly to the bottom […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    DNV and Statoil are today launching a competence programme that aims to enhance the two organisations’ knowledge about particular Arctic challenges. “Due to Arctic-specific risks such as remoteness, darkness, ice and low temperatures, it is utterly important to take a stepwise approach in which we learn and improve from the experience gained. Our complementary roles […]

  • 13 March 2013

    DNV and Statoil launched a competence programme that aims to enhance the two organisations’ knowledge about particular Arctic challenges. “Due to Arctic-specific risks such as remoteness, darkness, ice and low temperatures, it is utterly important to take a stepwise approach in which we learn and improve from the experience gained. Our complementary roles as operator […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has released a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment that tentatively selects a plan to establish a deep-water port in Nome to support increased vessel traffic and economic development in the Arctic. In 2012, the Corps launched the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System Study to evaluate potential […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DeepOcean is working to deliver a conceptual study for INTECSEA Canada (INTECSEA), with the support of SMD, as part of a programme to develop a trenching system for subsea pipelines, flowlines and umbilicals in ice scour environments. INTECSEA, on behalf of Petroleum Research Newfoundland & Labrador (PRNL), is managing a multi-phased Joint Industry Project (JIP) […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    DeepOcean is working to deliver a conceptual study for INTECSEA Canada (INTECSEA), with the support of SMD, as part of a programme to develop a trenching system for subsea pipelines, flowlines and umbilicals in ice scour environments. INTECSEA, on behalf of Petroleum Research Newfoundland & Labrador (PRNL), is managing a multi-phased Joint Industry Project (JIP) […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) are setting out with the research vessel Polarstern towards Spitsbergen, to use newly developed equipment in the Arctic Ocean. Autonomous instruments on the seabed, in the water column and in the air will complement the long-term measurements of the deep-sea research […]

  • 14 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    This Thursday, 14 June 2012, the research vessel Polarstern will leave Bremerhaven on course for the Arctic. 44 expedition participants from institutions from Germany, Belgium, USA and the United Kingdom will spend around one month at sea. Their main study area is the Fram Strait between Spitsbergen and Greenland where they will conduct long-term oceanographic […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday, 14 June 2012, the research vessel Polarstern left Bremerhaven on course for the Arctic. 44 expedition participants from institutions from Germany, Belgium, USA and the United Kingdom will spend around one month at sea. Their main study area is the Fram Strait between Spitsbergen and Greenland where they will conduct long-term oceanographic measurements. […]