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Touch screen controls allow pilots to press one button to select a new tool and let the ROV do the rest. Images from TechnipFMC.

Subsea Technology and the New Routes to Residency

. In addition, a 24 m vessel is being designed, targeting 2,500 m depth deployment with a new “mid-range” eROV able to perform intervention work. The new hydrodynamically designed eROVs have been designed and developed by Fugro and the first two units are being built in their ROV factory in Singapore, with deliverydue in October.Fugro has Remote Operation Centres from which to operate its ROVs and USVs. Photos from Fugro.-Delivering ROVs with USVsAs part of its new fully electric eROV design, Fugro is moving navigational intelligence to the vehicle to facilitate more efficient piloting and

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OSIL Reports Export Milestone

Institute of Ocean Science & Technology (KIOST) for its ongoing sediment sampling program; P-Series IAPSO Standard Seawater for precise salinity measurement and high-end instrument calibrations to Morocco; two 0.6m Inshore Monitoring Buoys for remote collection of tide data to a survey company in Singapore and Nutrient Standards to a laboratory supply company in Trinidad for aquaculture purposes.As global experts in the provision of tailored integrated systems for over 30 years, OSIL produces scientific data collection systems for environmental monitoring in all marine situations, from shallow coastal

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IEV Wins Subsea Pipeline Inspection Gig in Malaysia

IEV, an asset integrity services provider to the oil and gas industry, has won a contract to provide advanced inspection solutions for an oil company in Malaysia.Singapore-based IEV said Monday it had won the contract through its 49%-owned associate, IEV Malaysia.Under the contract awarded by an unnamed oil and gas producer IEV Malaysia will be providing an ultrasonic scanner technology deployed by a remotely operated vehicle (“ROV”) to inspect a subsea pipeline located at an offshore oil and gas field in Malaysia. he contract is estimated to have a contract value in excess of US$1.

F-Drone prototype - Credit:GAC

Drones Might Soon Deliver Goods for Offshore Rigs

Shipping, logistics, and marine services provider GAC has teamed up with a Singapore-based start-up to work on the delivery of supplies to vessels and offshore platforms via drones.GAC and the start-up named F-Drones will work to develop large-scale drones that can deliver up to 100kg of supplies over 100km to vessels and offshore platforms. Testing is currently underway on F-drones’ 3rd prototype that is capable of handling items up to 5kg over 50km."F-drones can help to reduce cost, time, and manpower in sending supplies to vessels. Its drones are fully electric and are therefore

Keppel O&M, EMA Launch Call for Smart Solutions in Offshore Sector

Singapore-based offshore rig builder Keppel Offshore & Marine has partnered up with Energy Market Authority (EMA) to develop energy solutions in the areas of distributed energy resources, digitalization and emerging low carbon alternatives.As part of the $10 million partnership, EMA and Keppel O&M are launching a grant call for solutions relating to energy storage systems and smart power grids for the offshore and marine environment. "These solutions should seek to reduce overall energy usage and carbon footprint while enhancing overall operational efficiency. The grant call serves

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SGS Acquires TTSA's Diving Division

Commercial diving company Subsea Global Solutions (SGS) said it has acquired the commercial diving division of T&T Salvage Asia, Pte Ltd. (TTSA), enhancing SGS’ capabilities in Singapore and strengthening its position in the Asia-Pacific region.Paul Peters, CEO of SGS said, “This is a strategic addition to our recent acquisition of Underwater Contractors Pte. Ltd. Singapore (UWC). Creating a single platform under the SGS umbrella with the most advanced technologies, special repair equipment, and more than 40 skilled diver/technicians will give us the optimum operational efficiency as

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SBG Systems Expands in Asia

SBG Systems has opened a new subsidiary in Singapore. Located in the center of the city, this new office brings sales and technical support to the Asian region.SBG Systems is a supplier of MEMS-based IMU and inertial navigation systems for land, air, and marine applications. The company has been working and developing its sales distribution channels in Asia for many years and has decided to bring sales and technical support closer to its clients and distributors by implanting a subsidiary in Singapore.

Skandi Hercules. Image: DOF Subsea AS

DOF Subsea Bags APAC Contracts

, for undisclosed clients in New Zealand and South East Asia, will see Skandi Hercules commence operations in December 2019 for a major operator, said the company which provides integrated project managed and engineered subsea solutions to the global offshore oil and gas industry.Additionally, Skandi Singapore will commence construction operations in early January 2020 in South East Asia.In a statement Mons Aase, CEO DOF Subsea, said, "These are important awards for us securing good utilization for our vessel and resources in the Asia Pacific Region. We look forward to working with our clients to

Conceptual Image of new SEP. Image: Penta-Ocean Construction Co., Ltd.

Japanese Trio Orders Wind Turbine Installer

and its basic foundation, enabling the efficient construction of 10-12 MW class offshore wind power generation facilities.The basic design will be undertaken by a specialist company, GustoMSC (Netherlands), which delivers design solutions for about 70% of all SEPs around the world.PaxOcean Engineering (Singapore), which is part of Kuok Family, the largest international conglomerate group in Malaysia, will be responsible for the overall building of the SEP. The vessel will be equipped with a main crane built by Huisman (Netherlands), a leading manufacturer of offshore cranes.The SEP is scheduled to be completed

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