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Fisk Marine Insurance International, LLC
INDUSTRY NEWS
The White House released the 250-page report as multiple industries face shortages due to supply chain issues caused by a combination of high demand and pandemic-related disruptions. 
 
The move by the Interior Department, which could spark a major legal battle, dims the prospect of oil drilling in a pristine and politically charged expanse of Alaskan wilderness that Republicans and Democrats have fought over for four decades.
 
The U.S. Navy needs $50 million in fiscal 2022 to get Virginia-class attack submarine construction back on track, after the coronavirus pandemic disproportionately hit that shipbuilding program, the service told lawmakers June 8.
 
Teledyne Marine Systems USA
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Dive Commercial International, Inc.
New On ADCI-TV
 
 

 
ADCI and its members accomplished a number of things last year despite an abundance of challenges. This trend is set to continue into 2021, and Phil Newsum is here to explain what you can expect from ADCI in the next year.
 
To view the ADCI TV archives, please click here.
 
Denso North America Inc.
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Google is building a new subsea cable to shuttle your megabits between between the eastern US, Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina. The fiber optic line, called Firmina after a Brazilian abolitionist, is due to start operations in 2023.
 
Canadian Natural Resources, Cenovus Energy, Imperial, MEG Energy and Suncor Energy formally announced the Oil Sands Pathways to Net Zero initiative.
 
Equinor has contracted Subsea Integration Alliance to provide the subsea equipment network for the Bacalhau development offshore Brazil.
 
Bottom Dwellers Dive Shack
Simpson Strong-Tie
NEW PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY
Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has completed a virtual reality pilot on its Gjøa platform in the Norwegian North Sea, enabling teams to make highly realistic virtual visits to the facility. 
 
The world's largest swimming pool designed for astronaut training and development of subsea robots will be built in the U.K. near the Cornwall Airport Newquay, which expects to serve as a spaceport for Virgin Orbit launches beginning next year. 
 
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and the Metals Company unveiled designs for seafloor mineral collector robots, carbon-neutral vessels, and waste-free metals processing and recycling plants that will enable a circular supply chain for battery metals.
 
Ocean Technology Systems
From the Pages of Underwater Magazine
 
   
So, you’re ready to get in the water for that project that’s been months in the making. Everything is in place and you and your dive crew are ready to get the job done. You do a last communications check to make sure everything worked like it did in the dive locker. Then you get that sinking feeling when you can’t hear the dive supervisor on the topside radio, or they can hear you but you hear nothing. The dive is off.
 
Saab Seaeye Ltd
 

 

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