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Helix Puts Off Q7000 Delivery

Helix Energy Solutions and Jurong Shipyard, a subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, have pushed back delivery of a newbuild semisubmersible well intervention vessel ‘Q7000’ from July 30, 2017 to December 31, 2017.

ACQUISITION/MERGER NEWS

Technip Dismisses FMC Takeover Rumors

 French oil services provider, Technip, has denied alleged merger talks with Houston-based FMC Technologies.

MARINE/VESSEL NEWS

40 ships for sale as Pacific Richfield Marine restructures

Brokers representing Singapore-based Pacific Richfield Marine say the company is seeking expressions of interest for the sale or bareboat charter of individual vessels, vessel classes or the whole of its fleet, and have described the sale as a “restructuring.” The broker also said it is not certain that any or all of the vessels will be sold at this stage.

News

SubC Imaging introduces LiquidOptics

SubC_Imaging writes:  SubC Imaging introduces LiquidOptics: Advanced water-correction. LiquidOptics features a research obtained 1:1 advanced water corrected optic specially developed by SubC Imaging, providing extended field of view, extremely low distortion and chromatic aberration. For more details please visit: http://subcimaging.com/2015/11/liquidoptics/

News

How to increase awareness around underwater systems

SubC_Imaging writes:  SubC has developed SubC Situational Awareness Solution to assist submersible vehicle operators in the subsea environment. More details can be found here.

JOB NEWS

Ceona Amazon Up for Sale, Over 100 Jobs Lost

SURF contractor Ceona has fallen into administration, Ernst & Young (EY) informed today.

Stuart Gardner and Alan Hudson of EY were appointed Joint Administrators of Ceona Holding Limited and Ceona Crewing Limited and Alan Bloom, Alan Hudson and Colin Dempster of EY were appointed Joint Administrators of Ceona Investments Limited and Certain UK Group companies (the Group).

News

SubC 4K Suite – Worldwide Release

SubC_Imaging writes:  

 SubC Imaging is excited to reveal the latest result of its constant push for innovation and research – a suite of 4K equipment which dramatically increases inspection quality and effectiveness.

JOB NEWS

U.K. North Sea Loses 5,500 Jobs

 Britain's North Sea oil and gas sector has shed more than 5,000 salaried jobs since late last year, the country's new Oil and Gas Authority said on Monday, putting an official figure on job losses resulting from a year-long decline in oil prices.

North Sea oil companies have been particularly hard hit by the near 55 percent decline in Brent crude prices since June 2014, as they were already facing some of the industry's highest operating costs in one of the world's most mature basins.

ROV NEWS

ROV Sonar Demo Hosted by Deep Trekker, Echolotzentrum and Halton Police

On October 2nd, Deep Trekker will team up with German Search and Rescue specialist Thomas Schlageter from Echolotzentrum Schlageter and Halton, Ontario’s Police Service’s Marine & Canine Unit to provide a ROV demonstration free of charge. The demonstration will take place at Bronte Harbour: 1151 Bronte Road, in Oakville, Ontario.  The demonstration is going to be focused on Search and Rescue operations and any Search and Rescue force is welcome to attend and learn more about the use of ROVs for these missions.

JOB NEWS

More jobs to go at Teesside's DeepOcean following oil and gas slowdown

Despite pruning jobs the subsea trenching firm said it was confident in winning offshore renewables work.

Further job losses are expected at the North East base of DeepOcean following continued slowdown in the oil and gas market.

The subsea engineering firm expects to shed up to 50 jobs in its offshore team, some of which are based out of its Darlington and Middlesbrough bases.


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