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Fisk Marine Insurance International, LLC
INDUSTRY NEWS
 
 
A Policy Letter ‘Commercial Diving Operations – Equivalent Levels of Safety’ published by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) was issued in October and applies to all USCG regulated vessels operating anywhere in the world. The Policy is not only set to improve US diving safety, but also bears testament to the combined efforts of the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) and the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) who have worked closely together for many years.
 
After a challenging year, refining news is turning more positive. While spot margins are likely to remain challenged by weak demand, the case is building for a rally in deferred margins, Morgan Stanley said.
 
The process of technology qualification (TQ) provides a starting point for achieving certification, which is an important step both for attracting finance as well as providing confidence that the MEC technology has been independently assessed through a structured process.
 
Most analysts expect global oil demand will take several years to recover to pre-crisis levels of 100 million barrels per day. 
 
Teledyne Marine Systems USA
MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
 
   
Deadline for submittal of nominations:
JANUARY 4, 2021
 
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.
 
Deadline for submittal of nominations:
JANUARY 4, 2021
 
This year the ADCI will award 2 Scholarships at $4,000.00 each.
Eligibility
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.
 
Dive Commercial International, Inc.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Working together to deliver a decarbonised, net zero future will form the theme and direction for SPE Offshore Europe 2021 being held in Aberdeen, Scotland, 7-10 September 2021.
 
Naylor Association Solutions
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Norway has launched its 25th licensing round encompassing 136 blocks in the Norwegian Sea and the Barents Sea. Applications for the round are due Feb. 23, 2021. Awards are expected during first-quarter 2021.
 
Australia’s oil and gas workforce saw a loss of over 28,000 jobs—one quarter of the country’s total count—due to the COVID-19 pandemic this year, according to Rystad Energy.
 
Commercial operations have started through the 878-km (545-mi) Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) gas transportation system, four and a half years after construction started in Thessaloniki, Greece.
 
Kirby Morgan Dive Systems, Inc.
NEW PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY
Mocean Energy have secured funding to help speed up commercialization of its wave energy technology for the subsea oil and gas and other markets.
 
Canada’s Ocean Supercluster is supporting XOCEAN-led XO-G2 project which aims to develop the next generation survey platform in the form of uncrewed surface vessels (USV).
 
The Liberty E-ROV (Empowered ROV) is a self-contained, battery-powered, work-class vehicle that can carry out inspection, maintenance, and repair (IMR), commissioning, and underwater intervention activities. It is an all-in-one deployable and recoverable system.
 
Saab Seaeye Ltd
 

 

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