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Fisk Marine Insurance International, LLC
The floating production market is burgeoning once again, with the number of FPSO contracts expected this year set to exceed 2018, and then continue an upward growth trajectory through 2020. 
South America and Europe delivered the highest number of oil and gas discoveries in 3Q 2019, according to analyst GlobalData. There were eight discoveries in each region during the quarter, out of a total of 38 new oil and gas finds worldwide.
A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts the global offshore wind industry will “expand impressively” over the next two decades, driven by falling costs, supportive government policies and “some remarkable technological progress.”
Chet Morrison Contractors, LLC

Emerging technologies are helping propel the issue of diver safety and represent an industry priority.
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Deadline for submittal of nominations:
NOVEMBER 1, 2019
This year the ADCI will award 2 Scholarships at $4,000.00 each.
This ADCI Scholarship is open to members of the community of all ADCI voting member companies who are current and in good standing with ADCI, with the exception of officers and/or directors of the ADCI Board of Directors or their immediate families. This award is available for any institution of higher learning after high school including universities, colleges, junior colleges, vocational training schools and trade schools.
Scholarship recipients will be honored at the Awards Dinner at Underwater Intervention 2020.
Please visit to download the application form.
Recognizing and honoring individuals whose efforts and accomplishments have significantly contributed to commercial diving through a lifetime of dedication.
Nominees do not have to be commercial divers, but can be any individual who has been influential and who has made a significant and recognizable life-long contribution to the commercial diving community.
Inductees will be honored at the Awards Dinner at Underwater Intervention 2020.
For more information, contact
Phil Newsum
Executive Director
(281) 893-8388 or
Deadline for submittal of nominations:
NOVEMBER 1, 2019
Please visit to download the nominations form and to learn more about the Commercial Diving Hall of Fame.
Dive Commercial International, Inc.
Mermaid’s joint-venture company in Middle East has secured a three-year contract extension for offshore inspection, repair and maintenance services with an oil and gas national company.
The International Seabed Authority (ISA) recently signed a memorandum of understanding to establish the first ever joint training and research centre with State Oceanic Administration of China.
Energy regulator for Great Britain Ofgem said it is unable to approve a proposal by Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) to build a 600MW subsea electricity transmission link from Shetland to mainland Scotland.
Similar to the Bokalift 1, Boskalis will convert an existing hull to create the Bokalift 2 crane vessel. The DP2 vessel with accommodation for 150 persons will boast 7,500 m2 of free deck space and a 4,000-ton revolving crane capable of lifting structures more than 100 meters high.
The transition to a lower carbon footprint will be driven by developments such as electrification, efficiency gains, low-emission fuels, and cheaper renewables. Nevertheless, the company expects demand for oil and gas to keep rising over the next decade, although not as fast as for renewable energy.
DNV GL is strengthening its commitment to exploring new ocean opportunities by dedicating extra resources to its ocean space research program.
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