Top News of the Week of Feb 03 – Feb 09, 2014
- Business & Finance
At 5000 m high, the Gorringe seamounts, located in the Atlantic, 300 km off the Portuguese shore, are on their way to becoming a new Marine Protected Area, following their nomination by the Portuguese government. Oceana, which has documented this area on several occasions, is thrilled with this announcement.
Titan Micoperi announced that a diver from the Consortium passed away on Saturday after an accident occurred during underwater operations under the wreck of Costa Concordia.
GE Oil & Gas has invested £4m into its subsea manufacturing facility in Aberdeen, Scotland, leading to the creation of 20 new jobs across 2014.
Aberdeen-based subsea installation contractor Bibby Offshore has invested close to £30million in the past six months increasing its international fleet of subsea support vessels by 40%.
International subsea inspection, repair, maintenance (IRM) and light construction company Harkand is expanding its global services with a renewed focus on delivering high-specification survey services in the burgeoning Gulf of Mexico market.