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Brent C cable repaired Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by Rons_ROV_Links on Sunday, November 28, 2004 @ 13:36:23 GMT (701 reads)
SUBSEA TELECOMS NEWScns_logoAberdeen-based Cns Subsea has completed a Ł2 million contract to repair the subsea power cable associated with Shell's Brent C and Dunlin A platforms in the UK Northern North Sea. Preliminary project engineering and methodology studies were completed in three weeks. Cns then mobilized the MV Botnica to Teesside, northeast England, where the vessel was equipped with the company's remotely operated jetting systems, the Olympian T2, which is claimed to be operable in harsher conditions than other burial vehicles. The T2 was modified to accommodate a cable cutter/recovery tool. Read More...

Curt Nyberg AB joins the ROV-olution Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by Rons_ROV_Links on Friday, November 26, 2004 @ 08:18:33 GMT (1771 reads)
GENERAL NEWSIt is with great pleasure that AC-CESS Co Uk Ltd announce the finalisation of a distribution agreement with internationally respected marine engineering company Curt Nyberg AB of Sweden. With an extensive Nordic based network and strong global business links, the partnership of Curt Nyberg AB and AC-CESS Co UK Ltd is forecast to be a very successful one by all those involved. Read More...

Statfjord - 25 years of Norwegian Petroleum History Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by Rons_ROV_Links on Thursday, November 25, 2004 @ 04:04:22 GMT (1032 reads)
OFFSHORE NEWSAt 11 a.m. today, on November 24th, the Statfjord Field in the North Sea has produced oil for 25 years. The Statfjord Field is the world's largest offshore oil field.
According to first plans, production was to have ended several years ago, but now the field may get a new lease on life. Read More...

Dive! Dive! Dive! Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by Rons_ROV_Links on Wednesday, November 24, 2004 @ 08:09:13 GMT (2409 reads)
SCIENCE & TECH NEWSWhat's down there? Never have we looked at the ocean, from the surface through the depths to the miles-deep seafloor, in one long gaze. Next fall, Emory Kristof will do just that. The 62-year-old photographer, along with an A-team of biologists, oceanographers, and two of Jacques Cousteau's grandchildren, will venture to the Mariana Trench, just off the coast of Guam in the Pacific Ocean. There they will drop a remotely operated camera system 7 miles down to the bottom of the deepest spot on Earth. The result: the first photographic core sample of the ocean. Kristof hopes the mission will help scientists understand how the undersea food chain works. Here's a virtual descent to 36,201 feet. Read More...

BP fined over offshore gas leak Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by ginamc on Wednesday, November 24, 2004 @ 07:05:24 GMT (595 reads)
GENERAL NEWSThe incident involved the Forties Alpha platformBP has been fined a total of Ł200,000 following a gas escape from a corroded pipe on a North Sea oil platform.

The oil giant admitted two charges of breaching health and safety regulations in the incident two years ago on the Forties Alpha platform.

Aberdeen Sheriff Court heard that more than a ton of hydrocarbon gas escaped when a corroded pipe ruptured. Read More...

Lost 8-Pound Remotely Operated Vehicle Washes Ashore Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by Rons_ROV_Links on Monday, November 22, 2004 @ 07:52:14 GMT (617 reads)
ROV NEWSVideoRay ScoutVideoRay Underwater Robot Lost at Sea for a Year is Found in Working Order After Journey in Australian Seas

Tasmania , Australia , November 19, 2004 – A little over a year ago, a VideoRay underwater robot was lost off Tasmania , Australia , during an inspection of salmon fish pens. After drifting over 30 km in rough seas, the VideoRay was found by Bruny Island local residents, Mary Richards and Martin Watson. Interestingly, Martin is an ex scuba diver and dive instructor, and he immediately recognized what the pair had found. Read More...

Global Marine signs Kentish Flats offshore wind farm contract Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by Rons_ROV_Links on Monday, November 22, 2004 @ 02:45:59 GMT (690 reads)
CONTRACT AWARDSGlobal Marine Systems Limited (Global Marine) will be helping to generate energy for thousands of UK homes by installing the subsea power cables in the Thames Estuary, nearly 10km off the Kent coast, for the Kentish Flats offshore wind farm project. The 30 V90-3.0 MW turbines, with a capacity of 90MW, will provide clean electricity into the national grid when the project is completed during the summer of 2005. This latest windfarm moves the UK closer to meeting the Governments target of 15% of all electricity to be generated from renewable sources by 2015. The windfarm has a design life of 20 years and it is projected that each year it will reduce national carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 223,000 tonnes. Read More...

LBV used to aid Formal Investigation of FV Trident Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by Rons_ROV_Links on Friday, November 19, 2004 @ 07:26:45 GMT (621 reads)
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Cetrax Systems Ltd. of Aberdeen, Scotland aided the Marine Accident Investigation Branch of the British Government in the continued investigation of the 1974 sinking of the fishing vessel Trident. Using a LBV150S system equipped with a Tritech Micron sonar Gareth Hendricks of Cetrax was able to capture valuable data for the Formal Investigation. See sonar image below.  Read More...

Tetis Pro Delivers 1st LBV to Russian Rescue Ministry Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by Rons_ROV_Links on Friday, November 19, 2004 @ 07:26:03 GMT (904 reads)
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In September 2004 Tetis Pro supplied the first LBV150S system to the Rescue Ministry of Russia. Russia has a large number of lakes and rivers making it necessary for the rescue team to be highly mobile for operations from shore or on a boat. The system was placed on a fast speed rescue boat on Baikal Lake located on the Far East of Russia. It has a comprehensive range of diver equipment and the LBV for diver support and underwater observation applications. Read More...

Fire onboard Northern Seeker Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF
Posted by Rons_ROV_Links on Thursday, November 18, 2004 @ 15:32:19 GMT (621 reads)
GENERAL NEWSEsbjerg, Nov 16 - At 1724, Nov 14, offshore safety Northern Seeker (1378 gt, built 1975), LLKQ, Yumiden for "the German Sector", with oil rig equipment, experienced a fire onboard, in lat 55 47.5N, long 03 59.50E. A Mayday relay was sent by a German oil rig platform asking for assistance. Fishery Protection Vestkysten departed Thyboron and headed for the incident location. The fire was extinguished by Northern Seeker's crew and no-one was injuired in the incident. The standby safety vessel Esvagt Omega escorted Northern Seeker to Esbjerg, due to manouvering problems onboard Northern Seeker. Local fire brigade boarded the vessel at 1850 hrs, to make sure fire was extinguished. The extent of damage is unknown so far.

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C & C Technologies Builds C-Surveyor II™ AUV Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by Rons_ROV_Links on Thursday, November 18, 2004 @ 12:34:09 GMT (734 reads)
AUV NEWSC & C Technologies, Inc. (Lafayette, Louisiana, USA), recently ordered critical components from Kongsberg Maritime to construct its second Surveyor Class autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV).  The C-Surveyor II™ is expected to be available for hydrographic surveys starting in April 2005. Read More...

Tiger 26 Delivers Baby ROV Safely! Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by Rons_ROV_Links on Wednesday, November 17, 2004 @ 16:00:00 GMT (653 reads)
ROV NEWSRovtech were recently called in to provide a taxi service for a small eyeball ROV. The job involved safely transporting a micro ROV to a 60cm access point at the base of an Offshore Structure.

The base of the offshore structure consists of a number of interlinked concrete chambers into which the micro ROV had to deliver several small measuring devices. Read More...

BP Indonesia and Subsea 7 choose Coabis Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by ginamc on Wednesday, November 17, 2004 @ 08:25:16 GMT (2187 reads)
INSPECTION NEWS (Subsea)douglas writes "

Aker Kvaerner Offshore Partner Limited is pleased to announce that BP have chosen Coabis to manage the subsea integrity management of their Indonesian assets.

This decision was taken after evaluation by Subsea 7 of several software applications, and is based on the proven planning, data-gathering and reporting functions of Coabis.

This is a fast-track implementation – Coabis will be installed, commissioned and in-use offshore for BP and Subsea 7 before Christmas 2004.

We are delighted to welcome BP Indonesia and Subsea 7 to the Coabis User Group, and we look forward to a constructive working relationship with them.

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Brazilian Oceanographic Award for Subsea 7 Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by Rons_ROV_Links on Wednesday, November 17, 2004 @ 03:01:05 GMT (664 reads)
CONTRACT AWARDSSubsea 7’s Integrated Remote Technology (IRT) group today announced a recent award from Petrobras for the provision of oceanographic services along ten pre-determined Brazilian coastal sites.  The award is placed in the region of US$2.5M and began on 1st October 2004 for 550 days with a possible extension of an equal period. Read More...

Subtech line-up revealed Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF Read More...
Posted by Rons_ROV_Links on Wednesday, November 17, 2004 @ 02:54:42 GMT (892 reads)
EXHIBITION NEWSSubsea Uk, the group formed to harness and promote the vast subsea experience in the country, has finalised the programme for its first innovation and technology seminar.
SubTech, being held in London on December 16, is sponsored by UWG Group and supported by the Society for Underwater Technology.
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