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The Sub-Atlantic brand Super Mohawk II ROV system - Credit: Forum Energy Technologies

Amman Mineral Orders Forum ROV for Subsea Mining Support

Indonesian mining firm Amman Mineral has ordered an ROV from Forum Energy Technologies to support its mining operations at Indonesia's second-largest copper and gold mine.Forum Energy Technologies said Friday that, under the order, it would supply one of its observation-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), to be deployed at Batu Hijau on the island of Sumbawa, Indonesia, for subsea mining operations. The Sub-Atlantic brand Super Mohawk II ROV system will be equipped with two five-function manipulator arms for complex underwater procedures. The new asset will replace the company’s

Illustration: A Fugro AUV - Credit:Fugro

Fugro Hired for Abadi Field Survey

Dutch offshore survey firm Fugro has won what it says is "a large marine survey contract" with Inpex offshore Indonesia.Fugro has been contracted to carry out geophysical and geotechnical surveys and the associated studies needed to support front-end engineering design (FEED) for offshore production facilities and the submarine pipeline to the onshore LNG terminal.This is in support of the Abadi gas field development in the Masela Block, in the Arafura Sea.Geo-data will be acquired using Fugro’s deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) Echo Surveyor and the company's robotic

Ethan Edson of Ocean Diagnostics demonstrates some of his microplastic sensors. Credit: Ocean Diagnostics.

SMTP Helps to Power Future Ocean Tech

and women identify the right fish. This device has the ability to lower bycatch by 90% and increase revenue by 25%—saving more fish, helping people, and protecting a vital food source.Dan of SafetyNet Technologies discusses his plans while getting input from the local fishing community in Indonesia. Credit: Mark Schrope.In order to offer experimental flexibility their devices span different geometries and sizes and can be fitted to any kind of fish capture equipment. Most of the devices that they produce also have a degree of programmability, in order to allow specifications such as emitted

Pic: The Ocean Cleanup

Ocean Cleanup Expands to Rivers

solution to intercept river plastic pollution and can be deployed around the world. It is capable of extracting 50,000 kg of trash per day – even reaching 100,000 kg per day under optimized conditions.Four Interceptors have been built to-date; two systems are already operational in Jakarta (Indonesia) and Klang (Malaysia). A third system is in Vietnam to be installed in Can Tho in the Mekong Delta (Vietnam), while the fourth is destined to be deployed in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).In addition to these locations, Thailand has signed up to deploy an Interceptor near Bangkok, and further

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McDermott to Build SPS for Greater Tortue

subsea production system (SPS) for the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim natural gas project offshore Mauritania and Senegal."Fabrication for both the SPS and subsea, umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) scope for the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim project will now be undertaken in McDermott's yard in Batam, [Indonesia], which enables a fast-tracked fabrication schedule to be delivered," said Ian Prescott, Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific.McDermott said the contract is worth between $1 million and $50 million, and will be reflected in its third quarter 2019 backlog.The SPS fabication work scope includes

Dr.  Jyotika Virmani and Dr. Marlon Lewis at OceanObs’19. Photo: OceanObs’19

OceanObs’19: Innovation Expanding Ocean Observations

;s instrumental role in ocean science, leadership, and mentorship. A panel of four leading women in ocean science offered insights from their own careers. Rosie Alegado from the University of Hawaii served as moderator and the panelists included Barb Kirkpatrick from the US, Nelly Florida from Indonesia, and Juliet Hermes from South Africa. They were joined by almost 40 more women in the field who served as ambassadors to answer questions and inspire discussion during a networking reception.The breaking waves event was just one example of how the OceanObs’19 program fostered creative discussions

Photo: JFSE

JFSE Reaches 200 Asia Pacific Operational Days

1, near Miaoli on the west coast of Taiwan - a 130MW windfarm that is the country's first commercial-scale offshore wind project.Elsewhere in the Asia Pacific region, JFSE’s SP6000 and LARS system has provided trench maintenance and remedial post trenching services at a remote site in Papua, Indonesia as part of a major project to increase the total capacity at a gas liquefaction plant. The team recently returned to the site and is currently providing operational supporting to assist the client with another work scope.JFSE’s T8000 is preparing three areas of seabed for jacket leg installation

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

gathering systems. Water depths in the field range from 240 to 270 meters.McDermott and BHGE will lead the project from the joint Project Management and Engineering office in Perth, Australia. Fabrication of the subsea SURF equipment will be carried out at McDermott's fabrication facility in Batam, Indonesia. Utilizing the Subsea Connect execution model, BHGE will deliver the SPS scope, including vertical christmas trees, associated production control systems, distribution equipment and topside controls as well as associated installation and commissioning support services.This award follows an earlier

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McDermott Wraps Up Ichthys LNG Campaign

structures in the world at the time and used three of the company's deepwater installation vessels (DLV 2000, LV 108 and Intermac 650) and other contracted vessels to execute the project.McDermott said it has a small fabrication scope remaining to be completed at its fabrication yard in Batam, Indonesia, which will conclude its work packages for the Ichthys LNG Project in its entirety in 2019.The Ichthys LNG Project is one of the largest and most complex resource developments in the world. Located about 220 kilometers offshore Western Australia, it lies in an average water depth of 250 meters

Photo credit: S. Cerchio/Omuraswhale.org

'Elusive' Omura Whale Spotted

just plain mysterious whales. For decades, they were mistakenly classified as small Bryde’s whales.When first classified as a species in 2003, Omura’s were only known in three locations – the Sea of Japan, the Solomon Islands east of Papua New Guinea, and the Keeling Islands, west of Indonesia. From 2003 through 2013, their known range expanded to a few more locations in the eastern Indo-Pacific region. After the release of Dr. Cerchio’s video, the number of documented sightings increased dramatically across the world including the western Indian Ocean, eastern Atlantic off of

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