Oceaneering International Inc News

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New Senior Exec Team for ROV Specialist Rovco

, including as Managing Director, Group Business Operations at Global Marine Group.Simon Miller joins the team as General Manager of Rovco Scotland. Simon brings over 25 years of experience in Operations, Senior Projects, Sales and Business Development from Rolls Royce Commercial Marine and Oceaneering International Inc.Brian Allen, CEO at Rovco commented "The announcements today are a further milestone in Rovco’s development as we become the premier provider of artificial intelligence-based technology and robotic services. We now have a strong executive team with the experience and capabilities

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Total Picks Oceaneering for Tyra Project

Total E&P Danmark has awarded Oceaneering International Inc. a two-year integrity management contract for the Tyra redevelopment project in the Danish North Sea.Oceaneering will manage its activities from Aberdeen. The agreement covers a range of services, including risk-based assessments (RBA) to aid the inspection and monitoring of pressure systems and piping, topsides and jacket structures as well as pipelines.Oceaneering will use a multi-disciplined team of corrosion, inspection, structural and pipeline engineers, with specialist experience in delivering large-scale integrity scopes.Bill Boyle

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Ashtead Inks Rental Deal with Oceaneering

Independent provider of subsea equipment rental, sales and services to the offshore industry Ashtead Technology Limited announced Wednesday that it has secured a global master lease agreement with a wholly-owned subsidiary of global oilfield services provider, Oceaneering International Inc.The agreement will see Ashtead offer Oceaneering’s range of remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) tools and systems for rental from its facilities in Aberdeen, Abu Dhabi, Houston and Singapore.  

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Oceaneering Adds New Reel Drive System

Oceaneering International, Inc. has taken delivery of an 800-metric-ton SWL (Safe Working Load) reel drive system (RDS) from Maritime Developments (MDL).   The modular system will be used to deploy and retrieve SURF products (subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines) on board the company’s new-built multi-service vessel, Ocean Evolution and joins Oceaneering’s global fleet of flex-lay equipment.   Rated for over 1,300-metric-ton DWL (Dynamic Working Load), the RDS is rated for handling 14m diameter reels weighing 800 metric tons under dynamic, sea-state conditions. The RDS

Performance Inflatables Acquires SUBSALVE

to customers, its innovation, top quality reputation and dedicated staff throughout this process and we plan to support this great foundation in the years to come. Subsalve USA has been at the forefront of this industry working with the most demanding clients including the U.S .military, Oceaneering International Inc., McDermott Caspian Contractors Inc., Ardent and many other industry leaders across many sectors around the world. In addition, we look forward to adding to the capabilities of the business, and expand its impact regionally, globally and into adjacent product areas.&rdquo

Oceaneering Bags Anadarko Umbilical Contract

Oceaneering International, Inc. said it has secured a contract from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation to supply the umbilical for Anadarko’s Constellation subsea tieback in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.   The contract is for a dynamic and static electro-hydraulic steel tube control umbilical, and associated hardware. Oceaneering plans to design and manufacture the umbilical at its facility in Panama City, Fla.   The control umbilical for the Constellation project is expected to be used to transmit hydraulic control fluid and chemicals, as well as provide the electrical power and fiber

Oceaneering Expands AUV Survey Services in West Africa

Oceaneering International, Inc. will expand its presence for autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) survey services to the West African region, the Houston-based company announced.   Oceaneering, which currently serves the U.S Gulf of Mexico with a fleet of commercial AUVs designed for high resolution survey operations in water depths reaching 4,500 meters, said it is mobilizing one of its 3,000 meter rated AUVs to the region. The AUV is capable of performing deepwater geophysical hazard and pipeline inspection surveys, and provides clients with the necessary deepwater survey capabilities for

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VideoRay, Oceaneering Offering Operator Training

In partnership with VideoRay, Oceaneering International Inc. (OII) is offering VideoRay open enrollment Basis Operator Training classes at the NASA Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) facility located at the Johnson Space Center (JSC) Sonny Carter Training Facility (SCTF) in Houston.   Organizations located in the greater Houston area can benefit by reducing travel related cost associated with training new VideoRay operators and maintaining proficiency for existing operators certified on the VideoRay ROV Pro 4 system.   This open enrollment basic operator training will provide students

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Oceaneering Wins NOIA Safety Award

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) today named Oceaneering International, Inc. as the recipient of the 2016 Safety-in-Seas (SIS) Safety Practice Award.  Kevin McEvoy, CEO of Oceaneering International, accepted the award at the NOIA annual meeting in Washington, DC.   “We are very pleased to be selected for this prestigious recognition. Through rigorous risk analysis with our customer, we developed multiple redundant, fail-safe systems to safely conduct these complex subsea operations in deep water,” said Kevin McEvoy, CEO of Oceaneering International, Inc.  

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Harris CapRock Connectivity Assists Oceaneering ROV Ops

Technology from Harris CapRock Communications is enabling Oceaneering International, Inc. to remotely pilot and automatically control its NEXXUS remotely operated vehicle ROV.  Harris CapRock is providing satellite bandwidth and service to operate the ROV, which enables the pilot to execute assignments ranging from simple video monitoring to highly complex vessel inspection tasks.  The satellite link enables Oceaneering to pilot the ROV from offshore, from another vessel, or from an onshore command center. Harris CapRock’s innovative data/video communications technology was originally

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