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N-Sea-BODAC Boosts UXO Services Offering

time frame, against the lowest possible costs. This requires deep UXO expertise, local content and knowledge, innovative solutions, assets and operational excellence. The investment in our JV ensures that we are fully equipped to fulfill market requirements.”N-Sea-BODAC, a JV between IMR subsea solutions provider N-Sea and UXO risk mitigation company BODAC, will continue to service the European UXO market, with four bases across the UK, Germany and The Netherlands. The JV, with its own team of market and solution experts, will continue to receive support from both N-Sea and BODAC, including

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DOF Subsea Bags APAC Contracts

and resource utilization into the first quarter of 2020.  The 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

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Subsea Digital Alliance Launched

the energy industry.As digital strategists in the oil and gas sector see the opportunity to leverage new projects to introduce new, more transparent digital workflow processes into their operations, digital solutions firm FutureOn has launched the Subsea Digital Alliance to bring together the best subsea solutions emerging from Norway to showcase how smart collaborative digital technology is meant to work.“Forward-thinking companies understand the tremendous opportunity of collaboration to gain a competitive advantage and deliver greater value from their significant investments offshore,”

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Baker Hughes Wins Subsea Deal from Apache

including six trees, wellheads and an associated service package. This award further builds on the existing collaboration between both companies and supports new exploration and existing well activity in the North Sea.In line with the Subsea Connect strategy, Baker Hughes will provide Apache with subsea solutions based on existing, proven technologies and standardization – a strategy designed to save both time and money while decreasing risk and increasing certainty. The field proven medium water depth horizontal tree technology is based on a “make-to-order” Baker Hughes product already

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DNV GL RP for Subsea Pumping Systems

Level 4  complements existing industry standards.The RP can also serve as a contractual reference document between purchasers and suppliers and recommends roles and responsibilities among the parties in the value chain to increase efficiency.“Fields frequently operate tailor-made subsea solutions involving extensive technology qualification programs. Special installation tools are needed, often on specialized vessels. The thinking behind the joint industry project was to increase alignment and predictability of requirements for subsea pumping projects. This can open the door to repeat

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Connector Subsea Solutions Acquires MORGRIP

Connector Subsea Solutions (CSS), headquartered in Bergen, Norway, said it has signed an agreement to acquire Hydratight’s MORGRIP Connector business in Walsall, UK.The MORGRIP Connector business will become an integral part of CSS’ extensive repair and modification services for subsea and deepwater pipeline repair. The consolidated entity will consist of 60 employees dedicated to pipeline repair products and services.Over the last six years, CSS and Hydratight have collaborated to deliver challenging subsea pipeline repair projects.The acquisition of the MORGRIP business completes CSS&rsquo

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N-Sea Invests in Data Management

Survey and inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) subsea solutions provider N-Sea announced an investment in its data management capabilities by acquiring a new storage system valued in excess of €1.8 million ($2 million).Based on the latest technology, the upgrade will allow for faster workflow and highly resilient security features, both critical for the processing, analysis and reporting of client survey data.The investment in N-Sea’s Data Center has resulted in one of the industry’s most effective, secure and future-proofed storage systems, as David Murray, N-Sea Data Center

i-Tech 7 Hires New Business Development Manager

.Roberts, who joins from Total Marine Technology (TMT) where he was operations manager, will be based in the company’s Perth office, in Australia. He brings to the role more than 25 years’ experience in the offshore oil and gas industry, specializing in the delivery of remotely executed subsea solutions and tooling across the entire lifecycle of a subsea development.Roberts will work with Simon Hird, i-Tech 7’s Asia Pacific regional director, who joined the company earlier this year.“[Roberts] is a well-known face to many of our existing clients and brings key relationships from

A diamond wire saw, one of the new assets in Ashtead Technology’s fleet following its acquisition of Aqua-Tech Solutions (Photo: Ashtead Technology)

Ashtead Acquires Aqua-Tech Solutions

our clients require it, at their project mobilization locations at ports across the Gulf of Mexico coast.“Aqua-Tech Solutions is a strong fit with our strategic goal to increase the group’s equipment and services to match customer demand. At the same time, it solidifies our established subsea solutions fleet in support of our clients’ long-term successes around the world.”Aqua-Tech Solutions president, Jared Deculus said, “The opportunities offered by becoming part of the Ashtead Technology group will enable us to deliver a broader range of equipment and project services

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Ecosse IP Trials Subsea Lifting Tech

sections from decom zone to shore behind small towing vessels, or lift decom debris in the 500m zone into subsea baskets which can be recovered by anchor handler vessels.EIP said its engineering team is available to assist clients with specialist engineering to develop, design and build tailored subsea solutions for each operation. The company said it is currently in discussion with several operators on many upcoming decommissioning and subsea projects

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