Luva-flowlines heading for the field on board the Seven Oceans (Photo: Statoil)

Statoil: High Activity in Deep Waters

designed for ocean depths of 1300 meters. “We fully depend on good suppliers and Subsea 7 has done a great job in this year’s campaign,” says Per Rusås, project director for Aasta Hansteen.   He praises the SURF team for properly planning and completing this year’s marine season and avoiding any serious incidents. “It takes knowledge, experience and hard work to reduce risk in operations like these. The result is a perfect illustration of how to conduct an offshore installation campaign, and demonstrates Statoil’s ability to carry out complex deep-water

(Photo: Novacavi)

MTR100: Novacavi

with Aquancable, a range of unique bespoke cables for maritime and underwater technologies including high performance tow cables, ROV cables, fiber optic hybrid cables, umbilicals, armored cables, as well as subsea detection and instrumentation cables. Novacavi is also focusing on its range of custom marine coax tow cables. Among them both heavy steel armored coax tow cables for harsh specialist applications and lightweight, neutral, positively or negatively buoyant coax tow cables for underwater environment.   Email: [email protected]     (As published in the July/August

Contract Signing (Photo courtesy of Aker Solutions)

Aker Solutions, Det norske and Subsea 7 Form Development Alliance

Aker Solutions, Det norske oljeselskap and Subsea 7 agreed on a "one for all, all for one" collaboration model that marks a major shift in how an operator and its suppliers can work together on oil and gas developments offshore Norway. The alliance combines Det norske's exploration and production know-how with Aker Solutions' expertise in front end engineering, brownfield modifications and subsea systems and Subsea 7's capabilities in the engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning of subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF). It will enable the operator and suppliers

The iXblue RAMSES (Photo: Ashtead Technology)

Ashtead Boosts Rental Fleet with Subsea Navigation Technology

Ashtead Technology, a leader in marine technology and subsea services has expanded its equipment rental pool following a significant investment in a state-of-the-art subsea navigation system which has been proven to deliver faster, more accurate results in the toughest environments.   The iXblue RAMSES is an acoustic synthetic baseline positioning tool with self-contained computing, for simple, efficient, real-time underwater navigation. Coupled with iXBlue inertial navigation system (INS), it delivers extreme precision in even the world’s most challenging seas.   It can be used to

Photo: Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd.

MTR100: Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd.

, gas lift and injection risers; reelable steel pipe; telecommunication cables; umbilicals; water pipes and wire rope products. The Aquatic carousel and integrated tensioner solution has been designed to maximize product capacity, minimize vessel days and maintain operational efficiency in demanding marine installation projects. The system provides the strength and stability that can withstand the installation of the heaviest equipment in deepwater. Its capability and flexibility in all waters is being proven on projects that demand increasingly long subsea tiebacks to processing platforms.  

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