Malaysia News

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Aker Solutions, Subsea 7 Win Ærfugl Subsea Scope

between the parties is instrumental in making both phase one and two of the Ærfugl project a success," said Egil Bøyum, executive vice president, greenfield projects, at Aker Solutions.Aker Solutions said its phase 2 work will start immediately from facilities in Norway, the UK, India, Malaysia and Brazil, with subsea structures scheduled for delivery in 2020.Project management and engineering will also commence immediately at Subsea 7’s offices in Stavanger, Norway. Fabrication of the EHTF system will take place at Subsea 7’s spoolbase at Vigra, Norway with offshore operations

David Ince, Event Director, Oi

Interview: David Ince, Event Director, Oi

have never visited another Oi event before, a very important distinction to continue to develop in order to deliver value to the companies investing in each event. Oi China in Shanghai is predominantly Chinese although the team are also building audiences from key SE Asian markets including Japan, Malaysia and South Korea. Oi in London is the key global meeting spot, connecting businesses, government and academic institutions together.Bring on the next 50 years!!Oceanology International seamlessly blends traditional exhibition, social networking opportunities, conferences and its signature dockside

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JFD Submarine Rescue System Triumphs

of Western Australia.In a range of weather conditions, JFD’s fully-integrated submarine rescue system demonstrated its robustness and reliability in the triennial Pacific Reach, a multi-lateral series of exercises, hosted in 2019 by Australia with the participating nations of South Korea, Japan, Malaysia and the United States and many other observing countries from the Indo-Pacific region.Designed to simulate a real-life submarine rescue emergency using Collins-class submarine HMAS SHEEAN and South Korean submarine, ROKS Lee Sun-sin, Pacific Reach tested all aspects of JFD’s rescue system

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Polarcus Scores Seismic Job in Malaysia

Marine seismic company Polarcus said it has been awarded an XArray marine seismic acquisition project in Malaysia commencing late December 2019 with a duration of approximately four months.Following this award, the Polarcus core fleet is fully booked to early second quarter 2020, the company said.

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Japanese Trio Orders Wind Turbine Installer

wind power generation facilities.The basic design will be undertaken by a specialist company, GustoMSC (Netherlands), which delivers design solutions for about 70% of all SEPs around the world.PaxOcean Engineering (Singapore), which is part of Kuok Family, the largest international conglomerate group in Malaysia, will be responsible for the overall building of the SEP. The vessel will be equipped with a main crane built by Huisman (Netherlands), a leading manufacturer of offshore cranes.The SEP is scheduled to be completed and delivered in September 2022 and operational in March 2023, with an investment

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Ocean Cleanup Expands to Rivers

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 agreements are nearing

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JFSE Reaches 200 Asia Pacific Operational Days

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 in Malaysia and will soon be mobilizing to assist with a pipeline repair project elsewhere in the region.More than 200 operational days in Asia Pacific are already contracted for the remainder of 2019 across a number of client project sites.JFSE works alongside fellow James Fisher group companies to provide

The Malaysian government is actively promoting aquaculture as a means to ensure sufficient supplies of fish in the face of dwindling wild fish stocks. (Photo © Adobe Stock / defun)

Malaysia Urges Development of Aquaculture

The Malaysian Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry is encouraging all Malaysian States to carry out aquaculture to boost the production of high-quality fishery produce to meet the rising demand, as well as to create a healthy environment. Deputy Minister Sim Tze Tzin said Penang the State that was top in aquaculture production in Malaysia and the only State that had reached a 50:50 percent ratio in aquaculture and captured fish.“Moving forward, we need to have more aquaculture activities, the deputy minister stated. “Malaysia is in the capture fisheries sector, but the fish

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Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE Winner Annouced

Foundation-GEBCO Postgraduate Training Program at the University of New Hampshire (UNH), US. They are Dr Evgenia Bazhenova (Russia), Aileen Bohan (Ireland), Dr Mohamed Elsaied (Egypt), Andres Fitzcarrald (Peru), Tomer Ketter (Israel), Christina Lacerda (Brazil), Jaya Roperez (Philippines), Azmi Rosedee (Malaysia), Ivan Ryzhov (Russia), Hadar Sade (Israel), Sattiabaruth Seeboruth (Mauritius), Masano Sumiyoshi (Japan), Neil Tinmouth (South Africa), Dr Rochelle Anne Wigley (US), Dr Yulia Zarayskaya (Russia), and Dr Karolina Zwolak (Poland).The team’s entry into the competition was funded by The Nippon

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Geoscience Software Gift to University of Malaya

GeoSoftware, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has donated twenty of its advanced geoscience software suites to the University of Malaya (UM) in Malaysia. The initiative will enrich the student experience at UM’s Department of Geology while supporting its mission to train world-class professionals for domestic or international careers in petroleum geosciences.The software will be used to teach quantitative seismic interpretation within the Exploration Geophysics module of the Department’s Master of Petroleum Geoscience program. It will also be used by undergraduates for final-yea

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