CRP Subsea has been awarded a contract by Maersk Drilling for the supply of CRP Subsea’s unique low-drag VIV suppressing Helically Grooved Drill Riser Buoyancy.
Subsea & Survey
Subsea, trenching and excavation pioneer, Rotech Subsea, has completed a major well-head and jacket reburial scope in the North Sea for a leading international offshore marine services player. Rotech Subsea mobilized its next generation TRS2 Controlled Flow Excavation (CFE) and Suspended Jet Trenching tool to complete the jacket template and well-head reburial in the Southern North Sea in Q3, 2020. The Rotech RSG grab tool also assisted in the recovery of a PLET structure in the UK Southern Basin.
CGG has announced phase two of its multi-client 3D survey in the Northern North Sea, which will expand on the phase one acquisition initiated in 2020 to add a second azimuth over CGG’s existing Northern Viking Graben (NVG) multi-client 3D survey and extend coverage into the UKCS. The survey is supported by industry pre-funding.
ROV specialist Film-Ocean Ltd, based in Aberdeenshire, has recently invested a six-figure sum in a Schilling Heavy Duty Work Class ROV (Remote Operated Vehicle) and plans to grow its workforce to support the company’s ambitious growth plans.
Leading classification society ClassNK has released its “Guidelines for ROV/AUV” which summarize the performance and safety requirements for remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs) and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) as part of its activities to meet industry needs related to the establishment of safety standards for innovative technologies and third-party certification.
Morgan & Eklund, Inc (M&E), a hydrographic survey company specializing in nearshore and specialized surveys for ports, harbors, and infrastructure, announced the successful deployment of its new Autonomous Survey Vessel (ASV) service to obtain high resolution multibeam bathymetric data to map and monitor sand and aggregate mining pits.
Kraken Robotics Inc., Canada’s Ocean Company™, announces new contracts for subsea batteries and synthetic aperture sonar and new funding support totaling $2.2 million.