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Jim Milne, chairman and managing director of Balmoral Group (Photo: Balmoral Group)

Balmoral Invests in Blaze Manufacturing Solutions

from small start-up in 1980 to an internationally recognized brand, leading its sector, is something that we aim to learn from.“We have seen international success to a degree but are keen to build on this and take our accredited systems into new territories and markets.“Our reputation for quality and service is recognized in the fire suppression sector and we look forward to working with the team at Balmoral to fully exploit this.”Milne joins the board at Blaze as non-executive chairman with fellow Balmoral directors, Bill Main and Kevin Binnie, also joining as directors

Havila Harmony (Photo: OceanGate)

Vessel Chartered to Support Titanic Dive

Survey Expedition. We believe that our global experience in multi-purpose vessel operations, subsea exploration, and survey will compliment this exciting project. As in all projects we undertake; Reach Subsea strives to be the best partner by performing above expectations in safety, efficiency, and quality of service.” Said Jostein Alendal, CEO Reach Subsea.The Havila Harmony is scheduled to depart from St. John’s, Newfoundland in June 2019 and steam nearly 380 nautical miles offshore to the wreck site of the RMS Titanic where it will serve as the topside support ship for the first manned mission

OSIL piston corer (Photo courtesy MacArtney)

MacArtney, OSIL Partner in China

be in a position to supply complete systems for existing and new research vessels incl. MacArtney launch and recovery and OSIL giant piston core and sediment sampling systems.Entering into this exclusive sales agreement puts MacArtney and OSIL in a favorable position to satisfy demand and provide higher-quality customer service in the Chinese market, MacArtney said. Having already completed several sea acceptance tests in conjunction with OSIL staff and products, the local MacArtney crew in China is already acquainted with the OSIL range.The OSIL range of products perfectly matches that of MacArtney China

Photo: Hydrex

Diver Training Key to Underwater Vessel Repair

standards has been our policy since Hydrex was founded in 1974. Our track record proves that this is not a false claim,” he said. Commenting on the wide-ranging capabilities of Hydrex diver technicians, Hydrex Sales Officer Steven De Keyzer furthered: “We want to offer the highest quality of service for our customers while at the same time guaranteeing the safety of our divers at all times. To achieve this our diver/technicians are trained and qualified to perform all class-approved repair procedures in even the harshest conditions.” Whether diver technicians operate from Hydrex&rsquo

Piezo Kinetics Acquires CTG’s Ceramics Division

testing and measurement, electroding, powder processing, machining and pressing.   Piezo Kinetics will work to ensure a smooth transition by handling all customer requests and order fulfillment on a timely basis, Kivisto said: “Our focus will remain on delivering the highest levels of quality and service to all customers as we move forward.”   Currently, Piezo Kinetics develops, manufactures and tests standardized piezoelectric ceramic shapes which have numerous applications in durable goods. The acquisition of the CTG Ceramics Division, combined with Piezo Kinetics&rsquo

RigNet gives premier communication solutions that standardizes your entire fleet to deliver high performance and quality service while increasing your operational efficiency. Photo source: http://www.rig.net/industries/energy/

RigNet Communication Network for Offshore Energy Company

services and Network Operation Center's support to our customer and the two other customers onboard the vessels," said Steven Pickett, RigNet's CEO and president. "Our valued customer performs critical services to a wide variety of energy customers. We are committed to deliver the high quality of service our brand is built on to all of our customers."  To ensure reliable and secure communications for these vessels, RigNet will use VSAT technology to deliver a fully managed, end-to-end, network. The contract includes managed communications by RigNet's Global Network Operation Centers

Photo: Hess

Hess Seeks $30-40 Mln from Schlumberger in Well Valve Dispute

the oilfield service provider supplied a defective valve for a U.S. Gulf of Mexico oilfield that shuttered three wells and crimped production.   Hess took the unusual step of announcing the move on its quarterly earnings conference call, publicly mentioning Schlumberger and decrying the quality of service and parts provided.   Oil producers such as Hess have been battling with Schlumberger and other oilfield service providers over price and other financial matters at a time when depressed crude prices have eroded profits for the entire industry.   "It's extremely disappointing

Stuart Murray Photo iSURVEY

iSURVEY Strengthens North Sea Presence

iSURVEY said: “With the current challenges faced in the offshore industry, iSURVEY continues to build strong, successful relationships with clients in order to further expand our operations. Securing these contracts with such highly regarded companies in the North Sea is testament to the high quality of service iSURVEY provides, and we are delighted that our solutions are being recognised across the industry.”   To continue this North Sea growth is the appointment of business development manager, Stuart Murray. Over his career spanning more than ten years, Mr Murray has undertaken a variety

Photo: Osiris

Osiris Achieves IMCA Diving Membership

sectors as representing the vital benchmark of acceptable operations for subcontractors,” West continued. “Our IMCA diving division membership builds upon that already achieved in the Remote Systems and ROV division, and represents a significant commitment to delivering the same high-quality, tailored service that our customers expect.&rdquo

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