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Prysmian Appoints New CEO

the entering into force of the new organizational structure, aimed at supporting the company’s strategic plan and value creation, Prysmian said.The new organization, as already announced in December, is composed of four business units — Transmission, Power Grid, Electrification and Digital Solutions — and is aimed at ensuring utmost coverage of the key market trends related to the energy transition and the digital transformation, in addition to supporting the company’s growth ambitions.Besides the four business units, Prysmian’s matrix structure has nine geographical

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Oceaneering and GDi Team Up for Oil and Gas Digital Asset Management

has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Global Design Innovation (GDi) to deliver digital asset management solutions for asset-intensive industries such as oil and gas, utilities, and power generation. The agreement Oceaneering signed through its Integrity Management and Digital Solutions group will allow the company to provide digital solutions, including a technology-focused approach to remote support, inspection, and digital asset management services.As part of the collaboration agreement, Oceaneering will utilize GDi’s Vision software solution for streamlining inspection

Renderings of forward pressure vessel and flooded wet bay that houses the EK80 electronics and transducers. (Image: Teledyne Marine)

Teledyne Integrating the Kongsberg EK80 WBT Mini Into Its Slocum Gliders

. (Photo: Hank Statscewich)"The integration of the scientific echo sounder EK80 from Kongsberg in the Slocum glider G3 from Teledyne will allow harvesting unique data to describe the biological structure and functioning of the pelagic ecosystem across depths,” said Lionel Camus, Manager Digital Solutions of Akvaplan-niva, “Akvaplan 's marine scientists are excited to have their Slocum G3 rigged with the echo sounder together with the underwater vision profiler (UVP6) with the particular aim to study the 'super swarm' of Calanus finmarchicus inhabiting the Norwegian Sea. Further

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Fugro and PlanBlue Partner to Advance Habitat Mapping Technology

Fugro and PlanBlue are teaming up to advance habitat mapping technology as the companies work to integrate new mapping technology and digital solutions within Fugro's existing systems.The partners say their aim is to enhance and broaden Fugro's hydrographic solutions by incorporating cutting-edge technology such as advanced imaging and AI-based processing and deploying it across different platforms like remote and autonomous underwater vehicles. This collaboration targets the improvement of habitat mapping solutions, systematically studying and documenting the characteristics and distribution

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Marlink Speeds Up Geophysical Data Delivery from PGS’ Seismic Survey Vessel

Smart network and digital solutions company Marlink has upgraded the smart hybrid VSAT installation on PGS’ seismic research vessel Ramform Hyperion to enable greater uplink speeds for offshore geophysical data transmission.The system upgrade at Ramform Hyperion has enabled an uplink speed of more than 250 megabits per second (Mbps) using GEO VSAT, suitable for large scale data upload.This enables the transfer of seismic data from the vessel to its landside headquarters for processing in real time. The increase in capability and efficiency for the vessel’s network reflects the very high

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Connecting the Dots: From Remote Operations to Full Autonomy

Realizing the full value of digital solutions far exceeds the capability of technology. The technology exists today to help offshore energy and maritime operators radically improve efficiency and cut costs in equal measure. The real trick to driving efficiencies is to take advantage of the latest technologies while at the same time negotiating the necessary culture change within individual organizations, to really reap the benefits.Harvest Technology Group is a relatively young and small Australian company that has caught the attention of a number of offshore and subsea industry heavyweights, from

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AUV Specialist Argeo Partners Up With Marine Seismic Giant Shearwater GeoServices

Argeo, a provider of robotic and digital solutions for the ocean space, and Shearwater GeoServices, a global provider of geophysical marine seismic acquisition and processing services, have entered a strategic alliance for innovating and pioneering new technology and products across the subsea and marine seismic markets. The alliance said it aimed to drive innovation across all relevant sectors and markets, including the development of new robotic solutions for OBN seismic. The collaboration also targets the development of new integrated methods and service offerings for the growing CCUS (Carbon

 (L-R) Sahil Gandhi, CEO and Harry Gandhi, Chairman at Unique Group’s Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) facility. - Credit: Unique Group

Unique Group Names New CEO

with three employees, turning it into a multinational organization with over 500 employees today. On the appointment of Sahil Gandhi as CEO, Harry Gandhi said:“Over the years, Sahil has been instrumental in shaping Unique Group to become a leader in providing comprehensive technical and digital solutions for the subsea, renewable, and wider energy industries, with a continued focus on sustainability. Sahil’s appointment heralds the beginning of a new era for Unique Group, and I’m confident that his expertise, passion, and ambition will steer the company towards new heights.&rdquo

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UK Minister Opens £3m DARE Centre for Offshore Renewable Energy Testing

the offshore wind market and turbocharge the success of services and digital infrastructure surrounding the industry.Andrew Jamieson, Chief Executive at ORE Catapult, said: “The DARE Centre is a fantastic facility that will help the UK stay at the forefront of innovation in robotics, AI, and digital solutions to support the growth of offshore renewables. “The UK has a global reputation for its sub-ocean engineering expertise and ingenuity. The DARE Centre will propel UK businesses and this capability into the fast-expanding offshore wind space.“Innovation we can unlock here will

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