Acteon Group News

Bill Curton (Photo: TerraSond)

Curtin Joins Acteon as TerraSond Managing Director

Acteon Group Ltd, a global provider of services for the marine and subsea renewables, nearshore construction and oil and gas sectors, announced that Bill Curtin is joining as the managing director of geospatial solutions company TerraSond.Curtin has international engineering, procurement and construction industry experience, including leading KBR’s engineering and construction operations for the Americas region. His project execution experience includes pre-front-end-engineering design, front-end-engineering design and detailed engineering, procurement and construction projects working in

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Benthic's Seabed Drilling System to Drill at Petrobras' Mero Field

, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and current global economic conditions. Following the offshore operations, Benthic will complete advanced onshore laboratory testing at its new, state-of-the-art technology center in Rio de Janeiro," Benthic said.Remotely operated drilling systemBenthic, part of the Acteon Group, will utilize its PROD3 seabed drilling and geotechnical testing system, a portable remotely operated drill that can switch between piston sampling and rotary coring to maximize productivity. According to Benthic, the PROD3 is up to five times more productive than a drillship in water depths

Acteon Firms Take Part in Platform Installation Off Trinidad

Acteon Group subsidiaries MENCK and LM Handling have won a contract to support piling operations for a platform installation off the coast of Trinidad and Tobago. Subsea services firm Acteon said that the Trinidad and Tobago project would draw on equipment and services provided out of MENCK’s US-based rental fleet."MENCK’s MHU 550S and an MHU 800S hammers are joined by LM Handling’s internal lifting tools.Eskild Foeh, MENCK Sales Manager, commented “This is another fantastic opportunity for both MENCK and LMH to showcase our joint capabilities and the first-class

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Pulse Wins Taiwan Offshore Wind Farm Contract

acceleration in key components of the jacket legs, nodes and wind turbine generator towers.This Acteon integrated solution will also include the provision of corrosion and anode monitoring equipment to provide Ørsted with the full package of digital measurement data required. Deepwater, another Acteon Group company, is working with Pulse to provide anode monitoring systems

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TerraSond Wins NOAA Contract

with a maximum value of $250 million over five years, subject to appropriation by Congress. Thomas Newman, President, TerraSond, said, “Through our NOAA contracts, we have been performing comprehensive site characterization for safety of navigation purposes for over 20 years. As part of the Acteon Group, we are now offering this experience alongside Benthic’s geotechnical and UTEC’s survey and positioning services. Acteon provides customers with a comprehensive site characterization solution for large work scopes. Using a single provider enables the early integration of geophysical

OPT, Acteon Exploring Joint Opportunites

US based ocean energy solutions company Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) and UK based subsea services and solutions company Acteon Field Life Service, an Acteon Group subsidiary, have entered into a nonexclusive memorandum of understanding (MOU) to develop, explore and exploit mutual opportunities in the global oil and gas and renewables markets, the companies announced on Thursday.“We see a strong potential in this collaboration, where OPT’s PowerBuoy products and services and Acteon’s integrated subsea services and solutions, coupled with its global network of facilities, personnel

Acteon Acquires Deepwater Corrosion Services

Acteon Group Ltd has acquired subsea corrosion specialist Deepwater Corrosion Services Inc. in a move to strengthen the group's ability to help customers manage the integrity of subsea infrastructure throughout the life of a field.Deepwater has designed, built and installed more offshore cathodic protection systems than any other company and provides corrosion investigation and subsea inspection services. It operates from facilities in the U.S., the U.K., Brazil, Norway and Australia.Acteon said the acquisition broadens its technical knowledge of corrosion engineering, problem solving and retrofit

Nadir Rahmatullah (Photo: UTEC)

UTEC Names Rahmatullah Middle East Director

and Caspian operations.Rahmatullah was most recently managing director of UTEC StarNet, a specialist division of UTEC providing survey, inspection and data management services to the oil and gas, telecommunication, renewables, civil engineering and nuclear sectors. He joined UTEC's parent company, Acteon Group, under its Pacer Program, which is designed to attract high-achieving, driven individuals. The program gave Rahmatullah the opportunity to work at a high level within the group and helped to fast-track him into senior management, including the role of Acteon global head of operations

Screenshot of Arundo's Edge Agent Software courtesy Arundo Analytics

Acteon, Arundo Analytics to Boost Subsea Efficiency

Arundo Analytics, a software company enabling advanced analytics in heavy industry, announced a partnership with Acteon Group, an integrated global provider of subsea services, to deliver machine learning models for subsea applications on the Arundo Enterprise platform.   “The Arundo Enterprise platform is able to rapidly deploy and manage machine learning models at extreme scale across multiple businesses and clients,” said Cody Falcon, VP Product at Arundo. “These capabilities give Acteon a key advantage to quickly deliver value from advanced analytics to their customers.

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