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Cellula Robotics Partners with the NOC to Advance Marine Autonomy

has a team of around 30 engineers, technicians and program managers based in its combined office and workshop facilities in Burnaby, on the outskirts of Vancouver. It also has a regional office in Aberdeenshire, U.K., which currently concentrates on business development, customer support and project management.Cellula is engaged in three main commercial product development programs, autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) systems, subsea geotechnical systems and bespoke subsea robotics systems engineering and control system products. Cellula have clients across the globe in offshore defense, oil and

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PCCI Hires Carey as Chief Engineer

PCCI, Inc. announce that Todd Carey has joined the company as a chief engineer based in Ventura, Calif. He will be responsible for providing engineering, design, installation and program/project management services to U.S. government and commercial clients in the ocean facility and offshore energy industries.Carey is a Mechanical Engineer with experience supporting U.S. Navy, and upstream oil and gas clients on the U.S. West Coast.  He has 18-years of experience in the analysis, design and installation of ship deployment systems, ocean facility installations, port security barriers, and submarine

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Subsea 7's Pipelines and Umbilicals for Aker BP's Hod

BUTTING.GluBi is a glue-bonded, mechanically lined product, developed by BUTTING, that can be installed by the reel-lay process without using innerpressure or increasing the wall thickness of the corrosion-resistant alloy (CRA) liner, resulting in reduced spooling times and efficient installation.Project management and engineering will start immediately at Subsea 7's offices in Stavanger, Norway. Fabrication of the pipelines will take place at Subsea 7's spoolbase at Vigra, Norway and offshore operations will take place in 2020 and 2021.The Hod production start is planned for the first quarter

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ABB's Hybrid Power and Propulsion for Færøysund Live Fish Carrier

of an electric, digital and connected propulsion package comprised of two ACS880 drives and two permanent magnet motors, the energy storage system including a battery pack, low voltage switchboards, and a power energy management system (PEMS). ABB is also overseeing all systems engineering, project management and commissioning, and will offer a full range of remote diagnostic services.The live fish carrier includes a 3000m3 load compartment which can be separated into two wells, and a pressure loading and unloading system. Its sophisticated water treatment, oxygenation and circulation systems use

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A New Role for Service Providers Amidst Energy Upheaval

of the COVID-19 crisis.The value of providers’ transferrable skills and knowledge is brought into sharp new focus. Their knowledge takes on new significance as a vital piece in the energy market’s COVID-19 response puzzle, particularly with respect to its persistent challenges of project management, knowledge bleed and technology.Solving such perennial challenges helps make the overall shared response to the current market conditions more robust.A faster pace of innovationA knee-jerk reaction to the pandemic may be the assumption that a lack of resources will trigger the death of innovation

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Ashtead Technology Enters Trinidad & Tobago Partnership

;We are looking forward to combining our global scale and capability with Reliance’s local representation to explore new trading avenues together.”In addition to Reliance Subsea’s energy services portfolio, the company also provides logistics, technical resourcing, maintenance and project management service.Karishma Maharaj, Executive Director at Reliance Subsea, said: “We are excited to build a productive partnership with Ashtead Technology.“They hold a leading position in providing offshore equipment solutions to the energy industry which, when combined with our local knowledge

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IOG Taps Subsea 7 for North Sea Project SURF

Offshore installation company Subsea 7 has won a contract by Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) to provide Subsea, Umbilicals, Risers, and Flowlines (SURF) for Phase 1 of IOG's Core Project in the UK Southern North Sea.Subsea 7 will be responsible for the project management, engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of 35km of flow lines between the IOG's Southwark, Blythe, and Elgood fields, together with subsea structures, an umbilical, and associated subsea tie-ins.More precisely, Subsea 7 will provide a 6km 24-inch extension to the Thames Pipeline to the Southwark platform

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Phoenix Promotes Long

managing technically challenging marine engineering projects worldwide. Additionally, through multiple defense system acquisition and maintenance assignments, he has gained a thorough understanding of budgeting and financial forecasting. Long is a licensed Professional Engineer and certified Project Management Professional.Commenting on this appointment, Patrick Keenan, Phoenix President stated, "In his two years aboard to date, Matthew has demonstrated both astute operational capability and superb financial acumen. His skills and meticulous attention to detail will help Phoenix to manage our

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DSV Completes US Northeast Campaign

than 100 bell runs under our belt during this campaign.”The Kelly Ann Candies is now returning back to the Gulf of Mexico region to start already awarded work in January 2020, Brink said.“These projects are a testimony to the hard work and tenacity of our highly skilled offshore and project management teams leveraging technology to mitigate risk to ensure safety of our crews and further supports our recently attained international accreditation,” comments Aqueos President and CEO, Ted Roche

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