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Sapura Energy Hooks Subsea Services Contract from Thai Oil Major Off Malaysia

years, have been awarded to Sapura by PTTEP Sabah Oil Limited for deepwater Package B1, and PTTEP Sarawak Oil Limited for Package C1 – Sarawak.Under the call-out contracts with agreed unit rates, Sapura’s scope of work comprises of the provision of diving support vessel, air and saturation diving systems, remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and other related subsea services.These include subsea inspection, repair and maintenance of offshore structures, pipelines and other equipment, abandonment, intervention, subsea decommissioning and other works related to the PTTEP Sabah and PTTEP Sarawak

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Sapura Energy to Provide Subsea Services for Shell Off Malaysia

the provision of pan-Malaysia underwater services for Petronas group of companies and Petroleum Arrangement Contractors, whose value was not disclosed, takes effect from January 31, 2024 for a period of five years.The scope of work comprises of the provision of diving support vessel, air and saturation diving systems, remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and other related underwater services.These include subsea inspection, repair and maintenance of offshore structures, pipelines and other equipment, abandonment, intervention, subsea decommissioning and other works related to Shell’s subsea facilities

JFD Wins DSRV Contract from Republic of Korea Navy

weather and sea states on the ability to operate the DSRV, maximising the chances of a successful submarine rescue operation, further safeguarding the lives of submariners.JFD has extensive experience in launch and recovery via a ‘moonpool’ through its years of delivering advanced saturation diving systems and diving bells through moonpools.Giovanni Corbetta, Managing Director, JFD, said: “We are proud to have worked with the RoKN for a number of years in supporting the provision of its submarine rescue service. Protecting the lives of submariners is of utmost importance to JFD, and

James Fisher Buys Lexmar

saturation diving capability and offering. Together JFD and Lexmar will improve the regional support and capability to defence markets within the Asia Pacific region. The business, complementary to JFD’s specialist technical division, is currently completing three 18 man twin bell saturation diving systems. They are currently in the process of undertaking installation and commissioning in China and will commence the third system in Singapore early 2017. The inclusion of Lexmar as part of JFD improves the company’s capability and offering of specialist diving equipment services to

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IMCA Revises Diving Guidance

it became a standard reference in many parts of the world, particularly where there were no specific national regulations. “Subsequently AODC expanded and revised the document which was re-issued as Rev. 1 in February 1995. This more comprehensive document covered both air and saturation diving systems. It was still based on the requirements of the UK sector of the North Sea but was adopted by many clients and diving contractors world-wide. Some users, however, found it to be complex and difficult to use. “With the increasingly international nature of the offshore diving industry

Royal IHC, Dräger Join Forces

Royal IHC and Dräger have joined forces to offer the market a single source for fully integrated Diving Support Vessels.   The initial focus will lie on the market segment of vessels with automated, 18-person, twin bell saturation diving systems. The alliance will bear total responsibility for the execution of projects, including full integration and certification, while maintaining interaction with the client.   In understanding the complexities and commercial risks associated with procuring, integrating and certifying a DSV, the IHC and Dräger alliance is specifically structure

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James Fisher Makes Further Subsea Investments

free from encumbrances from Specialist Subsea Services Limited, the company announced.   The investment adds to the James Fisher groups’ existing capabilities in the subsea sector to enable the provision of a fully integrated subsea service offering, including air, nitrox and saturation diving systems and equipment; diving services; inspection class ROV rental and services; specialist ROV operators and offshore personnel; specialist subsea cranes and grabs; subsea winch rental fleet; subsea excavation services and specialist subsea monitoring solutions.   Where possible James

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North Sea Oil: Harkand wins Maersk Oil North Sea Deal

both our sister DSVs, we will provide a robust and fully flexible approach to executing both planned and unplanned interventions and we will work closely with Maersk to ensure safe and successful campaigns.” The Harkand DaVinci and Harkand Atlantis are both equipped with state-of-the-art saturation diving systems, 140t active heave compensated cranes and Super Mohawk ROV spreads. Harkand provides offshore vessels, ROVs, diving, survey services, project management and engineering to the oil and gas and renewables industries. Employing close to 1,000 people at operation bases in Aberdeen and Houston

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Unique Hydra to Debut Diving Daughtercraft System

of the vessel to be used to recover an injured diver. During the event, Unique Hydra will also focus on a range of its diving products that include the classed containerized air dive systems, the eDMS 100 (Electronic Dive & Chamber Monitoring System), Launch and Recovery Systems, DSV Saturation Diving Systems and the HYDRACraft Daughter Craft system. The IMCA Annual Seminar is conducted every year for professionals at the forefront of the marine contracting industry. The seminar includes an array of presentations given by specialists on technical, safety and environmental issues affecting

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