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  • 27 March 2018
    Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has entered into a long-term collaboration with North Sea Systems (NSS) to bring new monitoring tool, the CableFish, to the market. CableFish is a touchdown monitoring tool for cable installation which can be utilized in all marine environments. It was engineered to overcome issues with damage and suspension during cable installation, […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. is enhancing the submarine cable lay software, MakaiLay, and its desktop simulation sister product, MakaiPlan Pro. Specifically, three key features are being integrated into the Power Cable modules for each of these products that are built specifically for power cable installers: 1. Cable Top Angle. MakaiLay now has the option to use […]

  • 27 March 2018

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has entered into a long-term collaboration with North Sea Systems Limited (NSS), the specialist developer of cable monitoring and subsea systems, to bring CableFish touchdown monitoring tool for subsea cable installation to the market.

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    North Sea Systems has completed EMEC trials of their CableFish survey system for touchdown monitoring and cable route survey. According to North Sea Systems, CableFish will offer a survey capability that enables cable laying operations to be extended in tides up to 6 knots in strength – currents in which it is difficult to operate […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Specialist submarine cable installation company, Louis Dreyfus TravOcean, has ordered two Saab Seaeye Leopards for touchdown monitoring and support. The Leopard ROVs, with eleven thrusters and iCON intelligent control system should provide TravOcean with a stable work platform particularly in strong currents. According to Saab Seaeye, the iCON system delivers pitch and roll stabilisation, allowing a stable […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Following a short weather-related delay, platform jacket for the Hummer development project in the Gulf of Mexico has arrived to its destination. The platform jacket is a 4 pile, 3 slot structure designed to be installed in water depth of 65.5 meters over the Main Pass Block 270 #3 Hummer discovery well, which was drilled […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Fugro has set up a new track base unit on its work-class remotely operated vehicle (ROV) utilised in cable lay touchdown monitoring operations at the Rampion offshore wind farm. The track base unit has been introduced to ensure cable positioning during cable lay operations in strong currents. The unit, fitted to the existing ROV frame, ensures the continuation […]

  • 23 August 2018

    On the evening of 22 August, the offshore high-voltage station (OHVS) for Belgian Norther offshore wind farm was placed on top of its monopile foundation that was installed earlier at the project site located some 23km off the port of Zeebrugge.

  • 24 October 2014

    This amazing photo of Maersk Deliverer, Maersk Drilling’s platform, was photographed from a helicopter in the South Atlantic Ocean. Maersk Drilling is a drilling rig operator based in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is a subsidiary of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, established in 1972. Maersk Drilling is one of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group’s […]

  • 20 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 15 – April 21). Nord Stream 2 Submits New Application in Denmark Tennet Makes Borssele Cable Touchdown 50Hertz Connects Arkona and Wikinger to Its Transmission Grid Vallourec to Support TechnipFMC on Mero 1 Vattenfall Taps Seaway 7 […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    A brand new 2MW tidal energy turbine has been deployed to the seabed of the Bay of Fundy in Canada as part of Cape Sharp Tidal demonstration project.

  • 13 May 2014
    Equipment, Exploration & Production

    Orga Offshore has installed its innovative CAP 437-compliant Circle – H LED touchdown, positioning and heliport dentification marking system on Ensco’s jackup drilling rigs ENSCO 70 and ENSCO 80.   The latter marks the fifth installation for Orga in as many weeks and with orders to deliver and install 550 certified Circle-H helideck lighting systems over the next three years, […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has entered into a long-term collaboration with the developer of cable monitoring and subsea systems North Sea Systems (NSS) to bring the CableFish monitoring tool to the market.

  • 9 July 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Late June 2015, the jacket for the new Statoil-operated Gina Krog platform was launched on the field in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. The video above shows the jacket being lowered into the sea. Including rigging and buoyancy tanks the jacket weighed more than 17 000 tons, more than twice the steel weight […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mermaid Maritime, a subsea and offshore drilling services company, has recently been awarded two subsea contracts with a combined estimated value of $4.6 million.  The company said on Friday that the first contract award will involve a short ROV campaign for pipeline touchdown monitoring for an international EPCIC contractor offshore in the Middle East GCC. […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Mermaid Maritime has recently been awarded two subsea contracts with a combined estimated value of USD 4.6 million. The first contract award, with work scheduled to begin in the third quarter of 2017, will involve a short ROV campaign for pipeline touchdown monitoring for an international EPCIC contractor offshore in the Middle East GCC. The […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Dutch grid operator TenneT has seen the first subsea cable laid for the connection from the Alpha platform to the transformer station in Borssele. On April 12, Boskalis started to pull in the subsea cable on land and early next day the cable reached the newly-built transformer station. After that, the cable laying vessel, Giant […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has purchased a suite of Gemini 720is multibeam imaging sonars, in the week of its launch at Oceanology 2016, in London.  The Gemini 720is sonars, combined with customized Gemini SeaTec software, will enable Van Oord to automate basic tasks such as monitoring the […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The new cable installation device is expected to lower the costs of cable installations for up to 75 percent when compared to the current mechanisms used by the industry, according to Carbon Trust. UK innovator, North Sea Systems, has completed the first full scale trials of its CableFish at EMEC. The final trial began in November […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    BMT Argoss (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd., and Charta Software have entered a partnership to develop a robust, multi-functional software package, called METRIS (Model system to evaluate tidal admission policy and risk of seabed touchdown), for the Dutch Directorate-General. METRIS will provide a comprehensive hindcast assessment tool to test the performance of admission […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    A new acoustic positioning technique to improve the quality and accuracy of pipeline touchdown monitoring has been successfully utilised by leading project management, engineering and construction company Technip. The company has installed a Sonardyne GyroUSBL transceiver on the stinger of its rigid pipe S-lay and heavy lift construction vessel, G1200. Used in conjunction with Sonardyne’s […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Perth-based Geo Oceans has completed a six-week contract for 24/7 ROV support over 40 days of subsea pipeline decommissioning operations for Vale in New Caledonia. The project involved operating from a construction barge ROV visual guidance for crane operators using a pipe grab to remove a subsea pipeline in 40 – 60m of water. The […]