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MacArtney Acquires ASME A/S

MacArtney Underwater Technology Group has acquired the majority holding in Denmark based ASME A/S, a designer and manufacturer of complete systems to the marine offshore, ocean science and renewable energy markets.   According to MacArtney, the acquisition will allow it to expand its offerings in existing segments as well as new segments through its worldwide operations.    ASME specializes in PLC and PC based active heave compensated  solutions, launch and recovery systems, automated electric and hydraulic turntables and tensioners, electronic control systems and many more

Potential future deliveries of subsea production systems and lifecycle services at BP-operated oil and gas fields globally. Photo Aker Solution

Aker, BP Ink Subsea Framework Deal

Aker Solutions secured two five-year framework agreements for potential future deliveries of subsea production systems and lifecycle services at BP-operated oil and gas fields globally. The first five-year contract covers engineering, procurement and construction of subsea production systems for new and maturing developments worldwide. Aker Solutions would bid for work under the contract, which sets out the terms and conditions that would need to be met. The companies also agreed on a five-year servicing agreement, coinciding with the first contract, for any equipment delivered under the first


Funding for Jee’s Excalibur system

Jee Ltd awarded £75k funding by Innovate UK for conceptual design of tidal array cable solution, ‘Excalibur’ Technologies which harness tidal energy (i.e. tidal energy convertors or TECs) are in the advanced stages of development. Single TECs have been tested in UK waters for some time but only recently has a fully commercial, grid-connected array been installed. Despite the rapid progress the tidal sector is relatively immature and the greatest challenge is to find a cost-effective method to deploy these technologies at a large scale. Only then will these projects become commercial

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Renishaw Opens Office in Taiwan

Renishaw (Taiwan) Inc, subsidiary of global precision engineering company Renishaw, has moved to a larger facility within the Taichung City Precision Machinery Innovation Technology Park.   The new office covers over 1,100 square meters and includes product showrooms, training facilities and live demonstration areas, allowing Renishaw to offer enhanced commercial and technical support to customers. It was officially opened on October 5, 2016 with a ceremony that was performed by senior Renishaw managers, government officials and representatives from Taiwanese industry.   “2016 is

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Anderson Joins EdgeTech

hydrographic expertise to the organization. He has a Bachelor of Science in Ocean Engineering from Florida Atlantic University, Master of Science in Hydrography and Category “A” International Hydrographic Certification.   Anderson has over 10 years of experience in the field of marine surveying working with equipment such as side scan sonars, single beam and multibeam sonar systems.  While at NOAA his roles included planning, acquisition and processing of important survey data and ultimately held a lead hydrographic position overseeing the review and sign-off of approximately

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