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India to probe Antarctic waters with ROV developed by Chennai lab Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Monday, January 19, 2015 @ 09:00:00 GMT (469 reads)
ROV NEWS

 CHENNAI: This new year, India will begin underwater expedition of the Antarctic region using a remotely operable vehicle (ROV) developed by Chennai-based National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT). Samples collected from the underbelly of icebergs, which could be millions of years old, may hold potential surprises, including clues on origin of life. 

The ROV, which is fitted with cameras and mechanical devices, will collect samples from under icebergs. It will also capture images underwater. "While the upper part of ice which is exposed to air keeps changing, the bottom part remains relatively intact. Some of the samples from the bottom of icebergs could be millions of years old," said NIOT director M A Atmanand. 

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Tsuneishi Delivers 200th Kamsarmax BC Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Saturday, January 17, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (322 reads)

 Japanese shipbuilder Tsuneishi has delivered its 200th Kamsarmax BC, making this in-house designed model the company’s top selling ship.

The 82,000-mt D/W type bulk carrier Ultra Lion, built in China by  Tsuneishi Group (Zhoushan) Shipbuilding, was built for Kambara Kisen.

 

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Chevron Announces Second Oil Discovery in Deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Friday, January 16, 2015 @ 00:00:00 GMT (395 reads)
OFFSHORE NEWS

Chevron Corporation has announced a significant oil discovery at the Anchor prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Anchor is Chevron's second discovery in the deepwater Gulf in less than a year.

 

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ConocoPhillips Announces First Oil Production from the Eldfisk II Project Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Thursday, January 15, 2015 @ 08:00:00 GMT (345 reads)
OFFSHORE NEWS

 ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) has announced first oil production from the Eldfisk II project in the Norwegian North Sea. 

 

 

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Bibby Subsea Signs Vessel Contract with Bordelon Marine Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 @ 14:00:00 GMT (363 reads)
CONTRACT AWARDS

Bibby Offshore's Houston-based division, Bibby Subsea (the "Company"), has signed a three year contract with Bordelon Marine to charter a new vessel. The Brandon Bordelon (photo) is an ultra-light intervention vessel (ULIV) and will commence a three year charter in August 2015 primarily operating in the Gulf of Mexico. The addition of the Brandon Bordelon to Bibby Offshore's existing international fleet of specialized vessels enhances the capability throughout the Americas region.

 

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Bibby Subsea Signs Vessel Contract with Bordelon Marine Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 @ 14:00:00 GMT (226 reads)
CONTRACT AWARDS

Bibby Offshore's Houston-based division, Bibby Subsea (the "Company"), has signed a three year contract with Bordelon Marine to charter a new vessel. The Brandon Bordelon (photo) is an ultra-light intervention vessel (ULIV) and will commence a three year charter in August 2015 primarily operating in the Gulf of Mexico. The addition of the Brandon Bordelon to Bibby Offshore's existing international fleet of specialized vessels enhances the capability throughout the Americas region.

 

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Phoenix Upgrades Navy’s 'Deep Drone' ROV Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by ginamc on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 @ 07:10:00 GMT (464 reads)
ROV NEWS

 Phoenix International Phoenix International recently completed an upgrade of the U.S. Navy’s 8,000-foot depth capable remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Deep Drone.

 
All work was performed under a multi-year contract with the U.S. Navy’s Office of Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV). The upgrade included installing a new umbilical, sonar, high definition camera, LED lighting system, an updated frame, and a new foam pack. In addition, and at the heart of the upgrade, Phoenix installed a completely new Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) based vehicle control system.
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Stealthgas Puts Six LPG Carriers to Work Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 @ 14:58:37 GMT (329 reads)
MARINE/VESSEL NEWS

Greek liquefied petroleum has (LPG) shipping company Stealthgas has agreed on the sale and leaseback of one of its vessels, and five new charter arrangements for its LPG carriers.

 

Stealthgas entered into a sale and leaseback agreement for the 7,517 cbm, 2001-built LPG carrier Gas Cathar in the fourth quarter of 2014. The proceeds from the sale of the vessel are USD 14.3 million. Stealthgas will bareboat charter back the vessel for four years.

 

 

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Ennsub Delivers DEEP 4000 Deepwater Deployment Systems  Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Sam on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 @ 12:45:00 GMT (326 reads)
ROV NEWS

Ennsub has completed the design and manufacture of two innovative workclass remotely operated vehicle (WROV) deployment systems which have been designed and manufactured for ROVOP and are due to be installed into a new build, tier one pipelay vessel early in 2015.

A number of senior figures from the oil and gas industry were given an insight into Ennsub’s DEEP 4000 system recently before visiting its new Teesside premises.

 

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Deep Down Receives Flying Lead Order Valued at Approximately $3 Million Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 @ 09:04:45 GMT (355 reads)
CONTRACT AWARDS

 Deep Down, Inc. (OTCQX: DPDW) ("Deep Down"), an oilfield services company specializing in complex deepwater and ultra-deepwater oil production distribution system support services announced today it has received a large order for flying leads and ancillary equipment directly from one of the supermajor operators.  The flying leads will be delivered and deployed in the Gulf of Mexico by the first quarter of 2016.

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DOF Subsea Nets New GoM Contracts Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by ginamc on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 @ 07:05:00 GMT (416 reads)
CONTRACT AWARDS

 DOF Subsea DOF Subsea has been awarded several contracts in the North America region by key clients and oil majors in the Gulf of Mexico.

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FALCON KEY TO DIVER SAFETY IN CONCORDIA SALVAGE Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Monday, January 12, 2015 @ 17:10:20 GMT (446 reads)
ROV NEWS

  With Concordia finally in dock, Italian marine contractor Micoperi reports that the Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV played a vital role in diver safety during the largest maritime salvage operation in history.

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Salvage Begins on Hoegh Osaka: Tug crashes into cargo ship Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Amanda on Monday, January 12, 2015 @ 17:02:25 GMT (333 reads)
MARINE/VESSEL NEWS

One of the tugs holding the stricken cargo ship Hoegh Osaka in the Solent has crashed into the vessel.

The tug moved from its position during high winds and collided with the ship on Saturday afternoon. No-one was injured but the tug was damaged and had to be replaced. The salvage operation was hampered on Saturday because of poor weather conditions but the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said salvors had since managed to board the ship. The Svitzer salvage team is said to be refining its plans because further high winds are predicted. The MCA said salvors were now intending to start work on the ship's ballast before pumping the 3,000 tonnes of water out of the vessel. A spokeswoman said: "Yesterday, weather conditions prevented any activity on the vessel other than to connect the third tug.

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No Sign of MH370 After 14000 sq km Seabed Covered Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by ginamc on Monday, January 12, 2015 @ 07:00:00 GMT (563 reads)
GENERAL NEWS

Fugro The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has now covered more than 14,000 square kilometres of the seafloor, according to Australia Transportation Safety Bureau latest report.

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ROV pilot on E/V Nautilus shares underwater discoveries Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by DT_Sam on Thursday, January 08, 2015 @ 12:39:10 GMT (414 reads)
GENERAL NEWS

“How did you spend your summer vacation?” ROV pilot Buzz Scott asked an eighth grade science class at Blue Hill Consolidated School. “This is how I spent mine.”

Scott had served on the E/V Nautilus, a 64-meter research vessel stationed on the Mesoamerican Reef, alongside their teacher Nell Herrmann, exploring the ocean depths through the photos and data sent back on board by two remotely operated vehicles or ROVs. Herrmann’s role was to narrate for online audiences what the camera lens showed to viewers.

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