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Fisk Marine Insurance International, LLC
INDUSTRY NEWS
Tropical Storm Henri briefly disrupted shipping in the northeastern United States, forcing mariners to take precautions at ports from New Jersey to Maine.
 
Offshore rig contracting activity has cleared “easy” year-over-year comps for five straight months from March through July, according to Evercore’s August 2021 Offshore Rig Market Snapshot.
 
Teledyne Marine Systems USA
Now that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given full and final approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for COVID-19, oil companies Chevron and Hess have announced that they will require their offshore workers in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico to get vaccinated as a condition of employment.
 
China has eight of the top ten busiest ports in world, and they are running at well below normal capacity because of COVID-19 restrictions. 
 
MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Effective July 1, 2021, ADCI has resumed the ADCI Audit Initiative for companies and schools that have not previously submitted to the ADCI Audit.
 
All companies and schools that have not previously gone through an ADCI audit will have until June 2022 to complete the process for continued membership.
 
Please contact the ADCI office for further information.
 
Dive Commercial International, Inc.
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Over the past decade, details have sporadically emerged about China’s unmanned (UUV) and autonomous undersea vehicle (AUV) projects.
 
Denso North America Inc.
NEW PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY
Expanding the ROV’s operating window in harsh currents brings obvious benefits to operators – cable lay vessels or construction vessels can have day rates ranging in excess of $250,000.
 
Testing, inspection, and certification firm Bureau Veritas (BV) has granted its  Approval in Principle (AiP) to Dutch renewable energy company SolarDuck for its offshore floating solar solution King Eider. 
 
Ocean Technology Systems
Bottom Dwellers Dive Shack
Five workers were killed and six injured in Sunday's fire on an offshore platform in the southern Gulf of Mexico operated by Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) that cut about a quarter of Mexico's oil production.
 
From the Pages of Underwater Magazine
 
   
As the Underwater Services Director for J.F. Brennan Company, Justin is directly involved with a day-to-day operations of an ever-growing commercial diving program. 
 
Saab Seaeye Ltd
 

 

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