Top News of the Week of Mar 11 – Mar 17, 2013
On 8 February 2013, the International Seabed Authority received an application for approval of a plan of work for exploration for polymetallic nodules in the Area from UK Seabed Resources Ltd., a private company. The application is sponsored by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
McDermott International, Inc. announced that certain of its subsidiaries have entered into an agreement in which McDermott has acquired all of the outstanding shares of the DeepSea operating companies. Terms of the purchase are not being disclosed.
Saipem has been awarded new E&C Offshore contracts in North and West Africa for a total value of approximately $1.1 billion.
Heerema Marine Contractors’ new Deepwater Construction Vessel Aegir, one of the largest deepwater construction vessels in the world, is expected to arrive in Rotterdam today for final outfitting.
In this video Jumbo Offshore is taking us through the installation of subsea manifold at a 3000m waterdepth.
Subsea World News Staff , March 17 , 2013