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JFSE Reaches 200 Asia Pacific Operational Days

Controlled flow excavation (CFE) specialists James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE), part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has provided 200 days of operational expertise to clients in the Asia Pacific region to date in 2019.The projects have included several work scopes for Woen Jinn Harbor Engineering (WJH) at offshore windfarm sites in Taiwan. JFSE’s Twin R2000 spread has been mobilized for more than 300 days in the past two years, supporting WJH’s efforts on major Taiwanese energy projects.These projects have included trenching and deburying cables at Formosa 1, near Miaoli on the west

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SAExploration Wins AsiaPac Deal

Houston-based  global seismic services company SAExploration has won a a new shallow-water ocean-bottom marine project in the Asia Pacific region for a major national oil company.According to a press note from the ocean bottom node seismic company the contract is valued at approximately $28 million.Surveying services company added that services to be provided will include data acquisition using ROV-deployed autonomous nodal recording technology in water depths up to 60 meters.The project is expected to last approximately 55 days and will occur primarily during the fourth quarter of 2019, it said.

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Veracity Strengthens Asia-Pacific HUB

sector through the sharing of data.Veracity enables the secure exchange of data-sets, APIs, applications and insights between industries. By bringing Veracity to Singapore, DNV GL aims to spur on the digitization of the maritime industry by helping this sector to better leverage the use of data.“Asia-Pacific is thriving due to a great deal of investment and innovation across industry. By having a local presence in Singapore, we are better equipped to support the maritime industry in particular with its efforts to use data as a resource to increase efficiency,” says Mikkel Skou, Director

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LNGC Containment Market to Reach $16Bln By 2025

comprises above 1,80,000 cubic meters, 1,50,000 to 1,80,000 cubic meters, 1,25,000 to 1,49,999 cubic meters, and 30,000 to 1,24,999 cubic meters.In 2018, the above 1,80,000 cubic meters segment held the largest market share globally. This is due to the growing LNG demand from emerging economies of the Asia Pacific and Latin America.The Asia Pacific region held the largest share of the LNG carrier containment market globally in 2018, due to rapid industrialization rising demand for large LNG volumes from industrialized economies of China, South Korea, and Japan, which are also the key markets for LNG at

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Ørsted Sees Huge Offshore Wind Potential in S Korea

sees high potential in the Korean offshore wind power market, intending to build long-term, sustainable relationships with the Korean government and companies.“South Korea is a peninsula surrounded by three seas,” said Park Jung-min, head of the Korean market development at Ørsted Asia Pacific. “We estimate that South Korea’s potential offshore wind power capacity can reach 30 GW.”According to Yonhap News Agency, the Danish state-run energy firm has recently completed the establishment of its Korean branch following South Korea’s announcement of a “Renewable

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MTR100: InterMoor

anchor recovery in the form of chain pocket, wire roller and detachable and locking mechanisms to InterMoor’s existing range of chaser designs. The company also expanded its global reach with more than 17 locations and 10 shore bases around the world, including in the UK, US, Norway, Brazil, Asia Pacific, and Australia. In 2019, InterMoor continued the roll-out of the IM Release and successfully released the first set of the acoustic release connectors offshore Mexico. The IM Release is a new acoustic release mooring connector, that builds on their track record of designing and installing hundreds

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Offshore Wind Cable Market to Reach $3B

techniques are some of the few essential parameters for expanding the size of the sector substantially.Further driving consumer requirement will be increased investment in the growth of technologically sophisticated factories in line with rising high-capacity large-scale transmission technologies.Asia Pacific is anticipated to develop second to Europe because of its growing developments, such as rising urbanisation and industrialization that lead to greater supply in the electricity industry. The nations focus on renewable energy generation, and offshore wind is an essential component of renewable

Shown from left to right at the contract signing: William Calligeros, McDermott Country Manager Australia, NZ & PNG; Derek Price, BHGE Regional Sales Leader; Graham Gillies, BHGE Oilfield Equipment Vice President; Ian Prescott, McDermott Senior Vice President Asia Pacific; Hideki Iwashita, INPEX Vice President Finance and Technology Services; and Yosuke Ueda, INPEX Vice President Asset Managem (Photo: McDermott)

McDermott, BHGE Score Ichthys Contracts

development. McDermott's majority share of this award is a testament to our expertise in executing large and complex subsea EPCI projects. Our experience will ensure delivery during the next phase of this key gas field development," said Ian Prescott, McDermott's Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific.Graham Gillies, BHGE Regional OFE Vice President, said, "We have brought together core elements of our Subsea Connect approach, leveraging early engagement, advanced technology, and our flexible partnership model to deliver improved project economics and certainty for Ichthys LNG. This award

McDermott used its derrick lay vessel, DLV 2000 to perform its first S-lay piggy-back pipelay. (Photo: McDermott)

McDermott Wraps Up Reliance Campaign

activities, in the challenging offshore environments off the East Coast of India and mitigated disruptions from two cyclones, demonstrates McDermott’s expertise in engineering and execution of complex subsea projects in ultra-deepwater depths,” said Ian Prescott, Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific. “We will build on our success to help ensure the second campaign is accomplished safely with the highest quality.”The second offshore campaign includes the installation of manifolds, manifold piles, pipelines, PLETs, jumpers and umbilicals in ultra-deepwater depths, together with

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Jedstone Starts RLWI Work at Montara

Asia Pacific focused Jadestone Energy announced Monday it has begun a riserless light well intervention (RLWI) campaign at the Montara complex, offshore Australia.The Sapura Constructor light well intervention vessel was mobilized to the field on May 30, 2019 and, after conducting pre-work safety checks, is now operating at the Skua-11 well, as planned, the independent oil and gas company company said.The RLWI program, which is said to be a first-of-its-kind project in Australia, is intended to restore gas lift to the Skua-11 and Swift-2 wells, perforate additional sands in the Swallow-1 well, and

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