Sulmara Subsea makes key appointment

Subsea survey specialist Sulmara Subsea has named Carlo Pinto as its new chief commercial officer. Carlo Pinto (Courtesy of Sulmara Subsea) Pinto brings more than 20 years of experience to Sulmara Subsea ranging from technical, to commercial and management roles. Based in Milan, Pinto is expected to strengthen the company’s commercial offering internationally, as it […]

Harvey Gulf scores double in Gulf of Mexico

U.S.-based offshore vessels provider Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions has secured two additional scopes of work for two of its Gulf of Mexico assets. Harvey Intervention vessel (Courtesy of Harvey Gulf Subsea Solutions) The first scope is for Marubeni Oil & Gas, for the Harvey Intervention vessel. The vessel will be used for a project that […]

Aker Solutions gets subsea system order from ConocoPhillips

Norwegian oilfield services provider Aker Solutions has won a large contract from ConocoPhillips to provide a subsea production system for the Eldfisk North development offshore Norway. Aker Solutions defines a large contract as being between NOK 1.2 billion and NOK 2 billion ($140-$233 million). The field will be developed as a subsea satellite, tied back […]

Geoquip Marine adds another vessel to its fleet

Offshore geotechnical engineering and drilling company Geoquip Marine has expanded its fleet with the addition of new geotechnical vessel Geoquip Seehorn. Geoquip Seehorn vessel (Courtesy of Geoquip Marine) The Geoquip Seehorn, converted in 2015, is a versatile geotechnical investigation vessel capable of conducting seabed and downhole operations. The vessel has the GMR602 derrick installed, which […]

Fugro wins Terna survey for Tyrrhenian Link power cables

Dutch survey contractor Fugro has been selected by Terna, the owner of the Italian national transmission grid, to perform a large multidisciplinary survey for one part of the Tyrrhenian Link interconnector. East Link section of the Tyrrhenian Link interconnector (Courtesy of Fugro) The Tyrrhenian Link project comprises the installation of two undersea HVDC electrical power […]

Kongsberg to supply HUGIN AUV to Lighthouse

Kongsberg Maritime has signed an agreement with the survey company Lighthouse for the delivery of a HUGIN autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) system in March 2021. Lighthouse’s new HUGIN AUV will be supplied by Kongsberg Maritime with a full geophysical survey payload (Courtesy of Kongsberg Maritime) The HUGIN to be delivered is rated to 4,500 metres […]

Tenaris to provide line pipe for Northern Lights CCS project

Norwegian energy major Equinor has awarded Tenaris a deal for the supply of tubulars for the Northern Lights carbon capture and storage facilities off Norway. Tenaris said on Wednesday that it would produce 105 kilometres 12” carbon-manganese (C-Mn) seamless line pipe from its Dalmine mill in Italy. Gregoire Flipo, Tenaris line pipe and process commercial […]

Alpha Petroleum files Wenlock decommissioning plans

Oil and gas company Alpha Petroleum has filed its draft decommissioning programme for the Wenlock field platform located off the UK to the country’s authorities. Wenlock platform; Source: Alpha Petroleum The Wenlock field is located in the Southern Basin of the UKCS in licence P33 and P1062, block 49/12A and comprises one gas field which […]

Robotics tech player Vaarst officially launched

Tech spin-off of subsea player Rovco, Vaarst, was formally launched today, saying it aims to revolutionise the offshore robotics sector. Vaarst said it will leverage intelligent data flows for smart asset management to create an energy-efficient and more sustainable future. The business’ technology should enable marine and subsea providers to deliver AI-driven autonomous robotic work […]