British Antarctic Survey Select Impact Subsea ISA500

June 23, 2016

Impact Subsea is pleased to announce the delivery of ISA500 units to the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). The ISA500 units have been selected to monitor the position of an ice boring tool in the Antarctic hundreds of meters below the surface. During deployment of the ice boring tool, the ISA500 units measure the distance at… Continue Reading »


C-Kore Systems awarded contract for Statoil for Subsea Monitoring Tools

June 17, 2016

C-Kore Systems Ltd has been awarded a contract to supply Statoil with Subsea Electrical Monitoring Tools. Statoil will be using the tools to monitor the insulation resistance and continuity of a new control umbilical during its installation at a field outside Bergen in the northern part of the North Sea. Tim Overfield, managing director of… Continue Reading »


Siemens improves subsea Ethernet communication

June 12, 2016

Siemens has successfully developed and tested a new cost efficient product for better subsea Ethernet communication. The Advanced Converter & Switch (ACS) is making it possible to communicate at higher data rates and over longer lengths, then with the current electrical distribution technology. The ACS increases precision and effectiveness of subsea communication. This transparent communication… Continue Reading »


UK Subsea Services Recruitment Falls amid Oil Price Drop

June 9, 2016

Ninety-two percent of UK subsea companies will recruit less people than they did 12 months ago, according to a survey by industry body Subsea UK. Almost 70 percent of companies surveyed were not actively recruiting and 28 percent were recruiting fewer people than they were in 2015. More than 20 percent of respondents said that… Continue Reading »


Mermaid secures additional subsea contract awards in the Asian region

June 7, 2016

Strategy to expand the geographical reach of its essential subsea services to more markets bears fruit. Contract wins now include India and South Korea. Mermaid Maritime Public Company Limited (“Mermaid” or “Company”) is pleased to announce that Mermaid’s subsidiaries, Seascape Surveys Pte. Ltd. and PT Seascape Surveys Indonesia (collectively referred to as “Seascape Group”), have… Continue Reading »


Shell buys award-winning subsea pump technology

May 30, 2016

Sulzer and FMC Technologies have received a subsea multiphase boosting pump contract to upgrade one of the pumping modules in Shell’s Parque das Conchas, a deepwater oil field off the coast of Brazil. The pump modifications suit the specifics of the oil field with a high shut-in pressure of 517 bar (7 500 psi). They… Continue Reading »


Forum Subsea Rentals invests in multi-million rental order

May 11, 2016

Forum Subsea Rentals, a subsidiary of Forum Energy Technologies, Inc., has further strengthened its global offering of state-of-the-art rental equipment by placing a multi-million dollar equipment order with subsea technology provider, Sonardyne International Ltd. This order demonstrates Forum’s commitment to long-term growth and continued investment in new equipment to ensure customers are offered the latest,… Continue Reading »


DNV GL Initiates Seven New Subsea JIPs in North America

May 9, 2016

DNV GL is leading seven new joint industry projects (JIP) in the North American region in 2016 to find solutions to safely reduce complexities and cost in the oil and gas industry. The initiatives will support overall efficiency efforts in the pipelines, wells and subsea, umbilicals, risers, and flowlines (SURF) sectors. Key focus areas for… Continue Reading »


NSRI Workshop to Discuss Future of Subsea Storage

May 6, 2016

The National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) is launching a drive to develop technology that could make underwater factories and storage more viable, helping to increase the recovery of hydrocarbons and prolong the life of the North Sea. The industry-led, technology organisation is hosting an event on April 21 to break down the barriers to subsea processing… Continue Reading »


Mermaid CFO Leaves

May 4, 2016

Mermaid Maritime, a provider of subsea and drilling services to the offshore oil and gas industry, notified that Nha-Vinh Julien Nguyen has resigned his position as the company’s chief financial officer. Reportedly, Nguyen leaves in order to pursue another career opportunity in a different industry. Nguyen, was appointed as CFO in Januray 2016. His resignation will… Continue Reading »

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