ADCI Underwater Today

March 4, 2020

Fisk Marine Insurance International, LLC
INDUSTRY NEWS
Oslo-listed SeaBird has recognized net loss from continuing operations of $11.8 million for Q4 2019, against net loss of $3.7 million in the same period in 2018.

Visit https://subseaworldnews.com/2020/02/28/more-red-ink-for-seabird/ to view the full article online.

 
Orca Oceanic Systems has appointed Stuart Forsyth as its new business development director. Forsyth takes on his new role to spearhead the growth of OOS as he brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry encompassing both technical and commercial roles.

Visit https://subseaworldnews.com/2020/02/27/orca-oceanic-systems-welcomes-new-bd-director/ to view the full article online.

 
Chet Morrison Contractors, LLC
William Hackett says that it has taken a major step forward with the launch of SSL5, incorporating its patented quad pawl mechanism – positioned as the safest and most efficient offshore and subsea lever hoist in the world.

 

Visit https://www.offshore-mag.com/business-briefs/company-news/article/14167147/joint-venture-aims-to-improve-drilling-riser-maintenance to view the full article online.

 
MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Bridget Browne (Sponsored by Collins Engineers, Inc.)

Emma Thomas (Sponsored by Morgan City Rentals)

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/adc-nwl/articles/index-v5.asp?aid=605226&issueID=74671 to view the full article online.

 
Dive Commercial International, Inc.
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Santos has taken a final investment decision on the Van Gogh Infill Development Phase two project in the Exmouth basin offshore Western Australia. The project will involve the drilling of three new wells. 

Visit https://www.offshore-mag.com/field-development/article/14168905/santos-inpex-sanction-further-drilling-at-van-gogh-offshore-australia to view the full article online.

 
Moray East has completed offshore piling works on its 950MW offshore wind farm, which is under construction in the Moray Firth off the North East coast of Scotland. 

Visit https://subseaworldnews.com/2020/02/28/moray-east-finalizes-offshore-wind-farm-piling-works/ to view the full article online.

 
Tower Resources has agreed to farm out a 24% interest in the Thali production-sharing contract offshore Cameroon to Brisbane-based OilLR Pty.

Visit https://www.offshore-mag.com/regional-reports/article/14168889/tower-lines-up-partner-for-offshore-cameroon-well to view the full article online.

 
Hilco Industrial
UPCOMING EVENTS

Underwater Intervention 2020 is a wrap and ADCI would like to thank all attendees, exhibitors and speakers for your participation. Please stay tuned for a show wrapup in the next issue issue of Underwater magazine.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/adc-nwl/articles/index-v5.asp?aid=605229&issueID=74671 to view the full article online.

 
NEW PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY
SeaRobotics has deployed its SR-Surveyor M1.8 ASV in cooperation with Morgan & Eklund (M&E) to survey a twenty-mile stretch of waterways in the hard-hit islands of the Bahamas.

Visit https://subseaworldnews.com/2020/02/28/searobotics-asv-surveys-bahamas-after-hurricane-dorian/ to view the full article online.

 
Ocean Power Technologies (OPT) has unveiled the prototype of its newest product, the hybrid PowerBuoy, in production at its New Jersey facility.

Visit https://subseaworldnews.com/2020/03/02/opt-hybrid-powerbuoy-energy-for-subsea/ to view the full article online.

 
Baker Hughes has developed new designs for flexible pipe, moving from purely metallic strength to a carbon fiber composite pressure armor layer, marking a major step-change in the industry.

Visit https://www.offshore-mag.com/business-briefs/equipment-engineering/article/14168451/new-flexible-pipe-technology-designed-for-challenging-environments to view the full article online.

 

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TMS) plans to use 3D printers increasingly in manufacturing submarine parts. According to the company, this offers decisive advantages over conventionally produced components.

Visit https://subseaworldnews.com/2020/03/02/tms-eyes-3d-printed-submarine-components/ to view the full article online.

 
Kirby Morgan Dive Systems, Inc.
From the Pages of Underwater Magazine
Epoxy putties have been used for many years as a steel coating for underwater applications. These systems are adhesion critical, requiring hydro blasting to ensure a good bond. Achieving a good surface preparation underwater can be difficult, with flash rust slowing down the installation process or causing premature debonding on newly installed product.

Visit https://www.underwatermagazine.com/2020/01/steel-bridge-piling-repairs-using-underwater-gfrp-a-case-study/ to view the full article online.

 
Saab Seaeye Ltd