Hydrographic Services

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BMT ARGOSS Launches Ice Charting Capability

BMT Group subsidiary BMT ARGOSS has launched its ice charting capability which will supplement its weather forecasting offering to provide a more enhanced and cost effective service to customers looking to harsh environments.   Jean-Paul Lindeboom, Director of Metocean Weather Forecasting at BMT ARGOSS, said, “This combined capability under one roof is unique to the market.  More and more of our clients are looking at these new, harsher environments, therefore having both a comprehensive understanding of the weather and the ice regime makes sense as a complete package, providing cost

OINA 2017 - Blue Robotics will showcase its high performance, affordable underwater drone, the BlueROV2 at OINA 2017

OINA 2017 to Feature New ‘BlueTech’

or moorings and a user replaceable long life battery. The company will also display its core portfolio of products with main focus on oceanographers, fishing gear technologists and fish biologists. Valeport (booth #E20), a manufacturer of high quality instrumentation to serve the oceanographic and hydrographic communities worldwide will focus on several recently released products including; fastCTD, which allows quick and accurate CTD profiles (with Fluorometer option), rapidCTD, which is developed primarily to interface with the Teledyne Oceanscience RapidCAST winch system, SWiFT SVP, the latest generation

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SapuraKencana Bags Contracts of RM 1.34 bln

SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad’s wholly-owned subsidiaries have been awarded contracts with a combined value of approximately USD 300 million (approximately RM 1.34 billion, based on USD/MYR exchange rate of USD1: RM4.47). Details of each of the contracts are as follows: ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION Award of Provision of Underwater Services by PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd. SapuraKencana Subsea Services Sdn. Bhd. (“SKSS”) has been awarded a contract for the provision of underwater services for PETRONAS Carigali Sdn. Bhd. (“PCSB”). The scope of work consists of

Image: Johan Sverdrup Drilling Platform (by Statoil)

IKM Awarded Johan Sverdrup Service Contract

IKM Testing Thailand Co. Ltd has been awarded the service contract by Aibel for the Johan Sverdrup Drilling Platform.   The platform deck for the drilling platform will comprise three modules. Aibel is to build the largest module, the main support frame (MSF), at the company's yard in Thailand. Work on combining the three modules will start in the autumn of 2017. The finished platform will be handed over to Statoil in the second quarter of 2018.   The Scope of Subcontract Services includes provision of labor, equipment and consumables to carry out the onshore works for Chemical Cleaning

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Uncontended Voice and Data Through TDMA Networks

How subsea applications are leveraging satellite technology for the “Internet of Things”   The Internet of Things (IoT) has been a hot topic across many industries in recent years. Whether it’s a fitness tracker, smart refrigerator, thermostat or apps within a car, most people are now connected to electronic devices in ways that they probably wouldn’t have imagined 15 years ago. Experts are predicting that there will be more than 24 billion IoT devices installed and $6 trillion invested in IoT solutions by 2020. At this rate of growth, the IoT ecosystem extends beyond

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