June 10-12, 2013
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Mobdock Facilitates Onsite Underwater Ship Repair
In February, Hydrex diver/technician teams carried out underwater stern tube seal repairs on a 139-meter container vessel in Port Everglades, Fla., close to the company’s office in Clearwater. The vessel was suffering from an oil leak, making a fast repair necessary. Using one of the company’s next generation flexible mobdocks the team was able to carry out the entire operation onsite and underwater, saving time and money for the owners.
BAE Systems Lays Keel for Jackson Offshore PSV
BAE Systems holds a keel laying ceremony for the first of 4 platform supply vessels for Jackson Offshore Operators. The new vessels, which will support drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico, reflect BAE Systems? continued growth in U.S. commercial shipbuilding and its support to the offshore oil and gas industry. Concurrently, the company also began construction on a second vessel. A keel laying ceremony is a shipbuilding tradition that celebrates the beginning of the life of a ship.
New SubConn 13 Pin Low Profile Power and Ethernet Connector
The MacArtney Group introduced its new 13 Pin SubConn Low Profile Power and Ethernet Connector. Building on the SubConn Ethernet Connector program, the new SubConn Low Profile 13 Pin Power and Ethernet Connector offers a unique set of benefits for operators of underwater systems and equipment. In a world where underwater industry operators and developers are continuously pushing the boundaries
Unmanned Surface Vessels
Locked and Loaded for Hydrographic Missions In recent years, the proliferation of unmanned surface vessels deployed for hydrographic missions has mushroomed as the collaborative effects of propulsion, software and sensor technologies has cumulatively made these vessels, large and small, more capable for a multitude of missions. In this edition, and on the heels of the Ocean Business exhibition last month in Southampton, Marine Technology Reporter examines recent developments.
Exploring the Abyss
GEOMAR & theABYSS AUV Study the S. Atlantic Seafloor For most of human history, the size and depth of the Earth’s oceans have made it nearly impossible for surveyors and scientists to collect valuable and comprehensive data on the seafloor. In recent years, this led to the question: “Why is it that we cannot map our own planet as well as we’ve mapped the Moon and Mars?” Since the development of
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Exploring the Abyss
May 22, 2013
GEOMAR & theABYSS AUV Study the S. Atlantic Seafloor For most of human history, the size and depth of the Earth’s oceans have made it nearly impossible for surveyors and scientists to collect valuable and comprehensive data on the seafloor.
Norwegian Software Improves Efficiency for Offshore Divers
May 22, 2013
Norwegian software company Tero Marine developed a new solution that they say will reduce workload and help improve safety for offshore divers. “It has enabled us to reduce the time we spend on reporting
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New V-Cone Subsea Flow Meter Brochure
Dec 13, 2012
Engineers in search of a flow measurement solution designed for the high-pressure, space-constrained subsea oil and gas production environment will want to download a new brochure from McCrometer available in both English and Portuguese.
EDDY Mooring Line Chafing Protection SYSTEM
Dec 11, 2012
Fluoron Inc. has developed an Eddy Mooring Line Protection System that will separate the mooring line from all surfaces that will chafe the line. The Eddy System will exceed the breaking strength of the
Underwater Mountable Thrusters Preferred for Deepwater Drillship
AUV-towed Magnetometer Shows Potential in Seabed Survey
University-Industry Relations Bringing Solutions for O&G Exploration in Brazil
Environmental Risks of Drilling the Brazilian Equatorial Margin
Iatá-Piuna Expedition to the Rio Grande Rise
Maritime Activity Reports, Inc