James Fisher Renewables (JF Renewables), a trusted technical and operations solutions provider to the offshore renewables industry, part of James Fisher and Sons plc (James Fisher, the group), has completed the first part of a two-phase contract to investigate unexploded ordnance (UXO) and potential archaeological features ahead of the installation of export cables for RWE’s Sofia Offshore Wind Farm, located off the north-east coast of the UK.
Subsea & Survey
C-Kore Systems recently signed a contract with TechnipFMC in Brazil for delivery of their sub- sea testing tools for the Mero 1 project, in which Petrobras (40%) acts as Operator of the Libra Consortium, formed by the companies Shell Brasil (20%), TotalEnergies (20%), CNODC (10%) and CNOOC Limited (10%), with Pré-sal Petróleo S.A. – PPSA, as the manager of the Produc- tion Sharing Contract.
Further to the announcement on October 20, 2021 of a signed agreement with Staatsolie for multi-client programs offshore Suriname, CGG, a global geoscience technology leader, in a consortium with TGS and BGP, announces that acquisition for Phase 1 of the Suriname 3D project has commenced.
Aquaterra Energy, a leader in global offshore energy engineering solutions, has been awarded a $4.4 million (USD) contract with BW Energy to provide procurement, engineering, manufacture, installation, and commissioning support of multiple conductor tensioning units for the repurposing of the Hibiscus Alpha jack-up rig to an offshore installation (OI), located offshore Gabon, West Africa.
Trendsetter Engineering, Inc., a leading provider of subsea intervention systems and services, announces that it has rounded out its subsea intervention capabilities with the delivery of its industry leading 15,000psi Pressure Control Head (PCH) and Lubricator Assembly.
Argeo AS, a survey and inspection company focused on subsea data acquisition and visualization, has selected Eelume’s autonomous ‘snake robot’ to assist in their operations in the first commercial contract to be signed for this innovative technology.
CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA), a marine environmental consulting and survey company, recently completed a challenging multidisciplinary geophysical and benthic survey as part of an ongoing marine cable route campaign for a major telecommunications company.
Underwater obstacle avoidance technology from maritime defence technology companies, Sonardyne and Wavefront, has been successfully demonstrated on board an extra-large, uncrewed, underwater vehicle (XLUUV) built and operated by Plymouth-based MSubs Ltd.