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Connector Subsea Solutions Acquires MORGRIP

Connector Subsea Solutions (CSS), headquartered in Bergen, Norway, said it has signed an agreement to acquire Hydratight’s MORGRIP Connector business in Walsall, UK.The MORGRIP Connector business will become an integral part of CSS’ extensive repair and modification services for subsea and deepwater pipeline repair. The consolidated entity will consist of 60 employees dedicated to pipeline repair products and services.Over the last six years, CSS and Hydratight have collaborated to deliver challenging subsea pipeline repair projects.The acquisition of the MORGRIP business completes CSS&rsquo

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Connecting Tyra Future

Subsea connector specialist Hydratight said it has been awarded a contract to supply the critical tie in components for the 8”, 12” and 26” pipelines within the Maersk Oil Tyra Field.   In the initial phase of the redevelopment of the Tyra field, a bypass route needs to be created to enable production flow from other Danish Underground Consortium (DUC) assets. The Hydratight MORGRIP Mechanical Connectors will provide the critical connections between the new bypass and the existing infrastructure.   James Rowley, Global Subsea Market Development Manager, Hydratight, said

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Custom Tech Used in Subsea Pipeline Repair

Engineering teams from U.K.-based subsea connector specialists Hydratight and Norwegian technologists Connector Subsea Solutions (CSS) have completed a milestone deepwater pipeline repair in Western Australia.   A 4” MEG line owned by a major-NOC required urgent repair. It was pressure rated to 400 bar and was located at 830m, so required a customized solution.  The international team designed, manufactured and installed a diverless Structural Deepwater Pipeline Repair Clamp for the project.   Prior to installation of the clamp, CSS and Hydratight also prepared the pipe using

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AEC Appoints Business Development Manager

manager – North America, and Adrian Chubb, UK service delivery manager. Conroy has extensive experience in international business development with a strong background in the energy and oil and gas industries. He has served in management positions with Ashtead Technology, RGB Ltd and Hydratight Ltd. “As with the addition of Bill Smart’s role of business development manager, North America, the creation of this business development function in the EMEA region marks a step change in our global ambitions,” said Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd president Chris

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