ADCI Underwater Today

August 30, 2019

Fisk Marine Insurance International, LLC
NEW PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY

As a part of its coop deal with the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD), Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics has demonstrated its autonomous systems in action on board a Kvichak Marco skimmer boat during events held along the Portland harbor..

Visit https://subseaworldnews.com/2019/08/26/sea-machines-demos-first-autonomous-spill-response-vessel/ to view the full article online.

 
The vessel has an optimized hull form for improved performance, and the design is intended to be flexible to accommodate different propulsion drive-trains. The vessels currently under construction each utilize different engines; one vessel will be equipped with GE engines, and the other will have EMD engines.

Visit https://www.marinelink.com/news/conrad-starts-production-second-hp-470103 to view the full article online.

 
The capabilities of SENNEBOGEN’s port specialists were on large display at the recent edition of Bauma, where the firm demonstrated its 875 E Series Hybrid model, featuring the now proven Green Hybrid energy recovery system.

Visit https://www.marinelink.com/news/sennebogen-offers-ports-cleaner-material-470100 to view the full article online.

 
MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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.

 

Scholarship recipients will be honored at the Awards Dinner at Underwater Intervention 2020.

 

Deadline for submittal of nominations:
NOVEMBER 1, 2019

 

Please visit adc-int.org to download the application form.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/adc-nwl/articles/index-v5.asp?aid=577864&issueID=59235 to view the full article online.

 

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
phillip.newsum@adc-int.org

 

Deadline for submittal of nominations:
NOVEMBER 1, 2019

 

Please visit adc-int.org to download the nominations form and to learn more about the Commercial Diving Hall of Fame.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/adc-nwl/articles/index-v5.asp?aid=577865&issueID=59235 to view the full article online.

 
Chet Morrison Contractors, LLC
UPCOMING EVENTS
Don't miss this annual diving conference, Oct.18-20 in Astoria, Oregon.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/adc-nwl/pdf/HDS_Conference_flyer_as_of_5-17r2.pdf to view the full article online.

 
Naylor Association Solutions
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Siemens has been awarded a contract to deliver two converter stations for Viking Link, the first high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) interconnection between Great Britain and Denmark. Viking Link interconnector is being jointly developed by National Grid Ventures (Great Britain) and Energinet (Denmark) via National Grid Viking Link and Energinet Eltransmission.

Visit https://subseaworldnews.com/2019/08/29/siemens-converter-station-for-viking-link-interconnector/ to view the full article online.

 
JDR will design, manufacture and deliver 78.1 kilometres of aluminium core inter-array cables and a range of cable accessories, including repair joints and connectors. The SeaMade offshore wind farm is located up to 50 kilometres off the coast from Ostend and will integrate two wind sites known as Mermaid and Seastar.

Visit https://subseaworldnews.com/2019/06/05/jdr-inter-array-cables-for-largest-wind-farm-project-off-belgium/ to view the full article online.

 

Stena Bulk's chief executive and president, Erik Hanell, wrote to India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, in an effort to help secure the release of the UK-flagged tanker ship Stena Impero and its primarily Indian crew members, who have been detained in Iran since mid-July. According to media reports, the owner of the Stena Impero, which was seized by Iran on July 19 with 23 crew aboard, including 18 Indians, has appealed to Modi to negotiate personally with Tehran.

Visit https://www.marinelink.com/news/stena-seeks-indias-help-release-ship-469457 to view the full article online.

 
Dive Commercial International, Inc.
INDUSTRY NEWS
Hurricane Dorian took aim at the Bahamas and the Florida coast on Thursday, spurred on by warm Atlantic waters as it threatens to strengthen into a dangerous Category 3 storm.

Visit https://www.marinelink.com/news/hurricane-dorian-builds-aims-bahamas-470102 to view the full article online.

 
According to a report by TMR, the global AUV and ROV market is estimated to expand at an impressive 18.2% CAGR vis-à-vis for the forecast period between 2017 and 2025. At this pace, the market will reach a valuation of US$9117.01 mn by the end of 2025 increasing from US$2065.56 mn in 2016.

Visit https://financialexpressnow.com/2019/08/offshore-auv-and-rov-market-is-predicted-growth-at-18-2-cagr-by-2025/ to view the full article online.

 
Oil prices were up more than 1% on Wednesday after data showing a steep fall in U.S. crude stockpiles helped ease worries about weakening oil demand caused by the trade war between Washington and Beijing.

Visit https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/28/oil-markets-us-stockpiles-us-china-trade-war-in-focus.html to view the full article online.

 
JFD, an underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defense diving markets, and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced that it has acquired the closed bell saturation diving system and associated assets formally owned by The Underwater Center. 

Visit https://www.marinetechnologynews.com/news/acquires-closed-diving-system-593011 to view the full article online.

 
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