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INDUSTRY NEWS
Tenaris S.A. has completed the acquisition of IPSCO Tubulars Inc., a US manufacturer of steel pipe, from PAO TMK in a transaction valued at $1.067 billion.
 
Seabras 1 Bermuda and Seabras 1 USA filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The Filings were made to ensure an orderly process to effectuate a new restructuring plan for Seabras 1 Bermuda, while ensuring that the company’s customers will continue to be served as usual.
 
Aqueos Corp. has completed a major diving and ROV project offshore California. This included the subsea inspection of three large jacket structures. The inspections are part of an ongoing structural integrity review of the jackets, and included detailed inspection of welds.
 
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Bridget Browne (Sponsored by Collins Engineers, Inc.)
Emma Thomas (Sponsored by Morgan City Rentals)
 
Chet Morrison Contractors, LLC
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ADCI and IMCA, the International Marine Contractors Association, have forged a new partnership to improve diver safety and the ability for American divers to work internationally.
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Underwater Intervention 2020 is the preeminent event for those working in the commercial diving and underwater ROV industry. Taking place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA, February 4-6, 2020, this conference features educational tracks and sessions from thought leaders in the industry, unrivaled networking opportunities, and an opportunity for hands on evaluation of all of the latest and greatest products, services and innovations in the industry.
UI 2020 Registration Open NOW at www.globreg.com/ui20
Discounted Housing Available at the UI 2020 HQ Hotel: The Hampton Inn - Convention Center
 
Underwater Intervention is the premier event for the entire underwater operations industry! With 92% of attendees reporting their primary objective in New Orleans is to evaluate products and services, you can't miss this opportunity
 
The UI 2020 Technical Track Committee is thrilled to announce that Donna Kocak, of L3HARRIS Technologies, will be leading a group of heavy-hitter subject matter experts on disruptive developments within the underwater industry. Donna has assembled leaders within the machine learning/autonomy space to discuss state-of-the-art artificial intelligence technologies for marine applications. This panel will focus on data analytics, vehicle control technologies for semi-autonomous to fully autonomous subsea applications, and the element of “trust” for human-machine teaming. 
 
Join in this Think Tank discussion on the UI 2020 exhibit hall floor, February 4-6, 2020 in New Orleans!
 
Hilco Industrial
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Aker BP has permission from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority for appraisal drilling on last year’s Liatårnet discovery in the Norwegian North Sea.
 
Equinor has launched new climate ambitions to reduce the absolute greenhouse gas emissions from its operated offshore fields and onshore plants in Norway with 40% by 2030, 70% by 2040 and to near zero by 2050.
 
Dive Commercial International, Inc.
NEW PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY
Oil and gas companies and service providers are increasingly adopting virtual reality (VR) technology, according to data analytics specialist GlobalData. Its report Virtual Reality in Oil & Gas - Thematic Research examines the use of VR for subsurface studies, training and simulation, and for developing and improvising processes and products.
 
Northrop Grumman’s AQS-24 mine hunting sonar has recently completed initial in-water testing of a Deploy and Retrieval (D&R) payload. Operated from the Mine Countermeasures Unmanned Surface Vessel (MCM USV), the AQS-24 D&R demonstrated the unmanned operations needed to perform a mine hunting mission off the MCM Mission Package aboard the littoral combat ship (LCS).
 
Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering (DEME) has completed the installation of 58 monopile foundations and two offshore substation foundations at the SeaMade offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.
 
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