Page 53: of Marine Technology Magazine (November 2016)

Subsea Engineering & Construction

Read this page in Pdf, Flash or Html5 edition of November 2016 Marine Technology Magazine


JouBeh is a Iridium satellite reseller. sioning program under one collabora- metOcean telematics will provide end- tive offering. Integrated DECOM will to-end telematics services, with a focus offer independent frontend engineering on niche MetOcean solutions and cus- and environmental solutions providing tom defense and security products. integrated support for oil and gas opera- tors looking to retire redundant facilities

Hydroid Opens New HQ without the burden of an in-house over-

Hydroid Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg head. With over 20 years’ knowledge

Maritime and manufacturer of marine delivering the major UKCS decommis- robotics, has opened a new headquar- sioning projects to date, Costain, Axis ters building in Pocasset, Mass. to house Well Technology, BMT Cordah and its corporate and administrative of? ces. DNV GL have the capability and capac-

The new facility, Hydroid’s third major ity to deliver the entire decommission- building opening in two years, is on the ing work scope up to the approval of the

Icebreaker Wind same campus as the company’s existing project’s decommissioning program, manufacturing and research facility. from subsurface to structure, through a single point solution.

Engineering Rep Named for

Icebreaker Wind Project New Task Force for California

The Lake Erie Energy Development Offshore Renewables

Corporation (LEEDCo) in Cleveland, The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy

Ohio has appointed engineering and Management (BOEM) and the State operations support services contractor of California held the inaugural meet-

Offshore Design Engineering Limited ing of the California Intergovernmental (ODE) as the engineering representa- Renewable Energy Task Force to begin (Photo: ODE) Image: Hydroid) tive for Icebreaker Wind, a 20.7 mega- planning for future renewable wind and watt offshore wind project in Lake Erie, wave energy development opportuni- and the ? rst freshwater offshore wind ties in federal offshore waters along the

Kongsberg project in North America. Icebreaker Golden State. The team will facilitate

Wind will provide the electricity needs coordination and communication be- for 7,000 homes. It is the ? rst freshwa- tween BOEM and state, local and tribal ter project of its kind in North America, governments and other federal agencies the ? rst to withstand signi? cant founda- concerning potential renewable energy tion icing conditions (surface ice and leasing for research activities and com- keel ice loads on the structure) and the mercial development on federal sub- ? rst to acquire a submerged lands lease merged lands on the Outer Continental option in the Great Lakes. Shelf (OCS), offshore California. Cali- fornia is the 14th U.S. coastal state to

Kongsberg Opens South form a renewable energy task force.

(Photo: Kongsberg Maritime)

African Facility

Kongsberg Maritime has opened a fa- Bourne Tidal Test Site Re- cility in Cape Town, its ? rst location in ceives Preliminary Permit DECOM from FERC the Republic of South Africa. The new

Kongsberg Maritime South Africa fa- The Bourne Tidal Test Site is now a bit cility combines of? ce and warehouse closer to reality: the Marine Renew- space in addition to a testing lab, with able Energy Collaborative (MRECo) plans in place to open training facilities received approval from the Federal En- that will help local offshore operators to ergy Regulatory Commission (FERC) meet local content requirements. for a preliminary permit to set up a test site for tidal energy in the Cape Cod Ca-

A UK First for nal, marking the ? rst step toward gain-

Decommissioning Market ing the requisite regulatory permits. The

A specialist team of companies have Bourne Tidal Test Site is intended to fa- (Photo: DECOM) come together to deliver a decommis- cilitate the growth of a tidal energy.

Marine Technology Reporter 53

MTR #9 (50-64).indd 53 MTR #9 (50-64).indd 53 12/7/2016 4:20:54 PM12/7/2016 4:20:54 PM

Marine Technology

Marine Technology Reporter is the world's largest audited subsea industry publication serving the offshore energy, subsea defense and scientific communities.