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Subtech Wins Middle East Contracts

of flexibles, umbilicals and power cables, combined with pipeline demolition works as well as employing specialist diving teams and equipment in the Safaniya and Manifa fields in the Arabian Gulf.Paul Whiley, managing director at Subtech Group, said, “Access to a comprehensive array of offshore equipment and skilled personnel within the James Fisher group means we can offer a single point solution that many other service providers in the region simply cannot match.”Whiley added, “Over the past 12 months, we’ve continued investment locally and have been involved in a wide range

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James Fisher Continues Growth in Middle East

developerReturn To Scene - delivers software, visualization and digitization solutionsThe group’s existing significant capabilities include a comprehensive range of services such as diving and remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) services, subsea excavation, subsea project support and offshore equipment and personnel supply.And, as demand increases, James Fisher said it will continue to invest in mobilizing offshore equipment to the region, strengthening its resources and offer faster deployment to projects.The company will continue to deploy a host of equipment that will be based in the region

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James Fisher Bolsters Middle East Capabilities

total subsea engineering solutions that draw upon James Fisher’s established regional networks and extensive operational expertise.Customer have already benefited from this enhanced capability and rapid response whereby James Fisher was able to utilize a vast array of locally available offshore equipment for decommissioning projects and satisfy numerous concurrent phases of work by working simultaneously across oil fields with numerous equipment spreads, delivering further cost and operational efficiencies.By extending its regional capabilities James Fisher will support major contractors by

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OSIL Supply US Antarctic Program with Multi Corer

and operation of a wide range of sediment coring equipment, including the industry standard Multi Corer and the unique Giant Piston Corer which is capable of achieving cores up to 60m in length.  OSIL also offer a full design, build and implementation service for all of their heavy offshore equipment

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Heyman Joins Tymor Marine

marine and naval architectural consultancy with offices in Aberdeen, Glasgow and Lafayette.  Tymor delivers a range of design and analysis functions, such as vessel and rig stability and modifications, seafastening of cargo and equipment, subsea deployment analysis, mooring analysis and offshore equipment design and modification.  Tymor also provides MetOcean analysis.    

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In US Gulf, Robots, Drones Take on Dangerous Offshore Oil Work

, estimating crawler rentals run between $600 to $1,000 per day, excluding the cost of an operating technician. Hiring technicians for drones is even more costly because they require pilot's licenses, he added. Companies that provide the inspection specialists for offshore equipment say they are not worried about losing out to robots and gadgets. "It is not a threat to jobs, but they change. We have to adapt," said Ryan King, a technical sales representative for Oceaneering International, an offshore services and equipment provider. 

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Schlumberger, Transocean Ink Service Agreements

“Our leadership in technology, hardware and software along with the ability to enhance the value of the data provides a foundation for improving operational performance and availability of pressure control equipment.” These programs will help to reduce total cost of ownership for the offshore equipment and increase uptime associated with pressure control equipment, through integrated technical, operational and commercial solutions.  

Schlumberger Signs Two Transocean Service Agreements

;Our leadership in technology, hardware and software along with the ability to enhance the value of the data provides a foundation for improving operational performance and availability of pressure control equipment.”   These programs will help to reduce total cost of ownership for the offshore equipment and increase uptime associated with pressure control equipment, through integrated technical, operational and commercial solutions

Illustration of Havyard 832 MPV, where Palfinger Marine will deliver and extensive deck equipment package of cranes, winches and offshore equipment. (Copyright: Palfinger Marine GmbH, Havyard Group)

Palfinger Wins Deck Equipment Package

Palfinger Marine signed a contract with Turkish shipyard Cemre to supply a deck equipment package to a Havyard 832 MPV vessel being built for Esvagt. The package from Palfinger consists of cranes, winches and offshore equipment. The MPV will measure 81.9 x 17.16 m, with a  deck area of 620 sq. m., a speed of 15 knots and a bollard pull of 100 tons.  The complete winches and offshore equipment package includes:    • two windlass winches with chain stoppers • two mooring winches • two 10 t tugger winches • three 30 t tugger winches • three 10 t capstans

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James Fisher Signs Cooperation Agreement with OMS

nacelle crane, delivering further operational efficiencies and reduced costs. This agreement will also enable James Fisher and OMS to offer a broader range of complementary services to support asset management for customers in the offshore renewables industry, including diving and ROV services, offshore equipment rental and James Fisher’s innovative condition monitoring system, Mimic, with oil analysis reporting

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