When the pandemic hit, we had no idea of what lay ahead. No one would have imagined that it would be 15 months or more before we emerged.
Subsea UK's annual Underwater Robotics conference will return in October with a live-streamed event demonstrating the latest advances in underwater robotic technology and exploring the opportunities and challenges of an autonomous future.
Research group NSRI is to cease operating independently and become part of Subsea UK.
Subsea UK boss Neil Gordon says the industry body will embark on a “new era” when it becomes the Global Underwater Hub (GUH) later this year.
The subsea industry is being advised to act now to capitalise on the energy transition, with experts warning that the road to net zero is already underway and companies need to meet the change of pace required.
The UK’s energy minister has been booked to give the opening address at Subsea Live later this month.
Floating offshore wind (FOW) is rapidly becoming a commercial reality with “massive” global potential for the North Sea subsea sector to exploit.
Advice on how subsea companies can navigate export and trade controls, including changes in place following Brexit, will be the focus of a webinar organised by Subsea UK and the Department for International Trade (DIT) this month (Wednesday, April 28).
Trade body Subsea UK has entered into a partnership with its counterpart in the electronics industry to unlock untapped opportunities.
Subsea UK is to host a new virtual TV debate style event to highlight opportunities in the energy transition and the blue economy.
Subsea industry chief Neil Gordon says exemptions to the UK Government’s new policy on fossil fuels projects abroad shows the sector's concerns had been heeded.
Plans for a new Global Underwater Hub for subsea engineering, led from Aberdeen, has been allocated £6.5million of Scottish Government funding.
An industry chief is optimistic that government policies axing support for fossil-fuel-related export activity still give scope for the oil sector to “have its cake and eat it”.
The potential for subsea companies to benefit from the forecasted floating offshore wind boom will be explored in a three-part webinar series starting next week.
Organisers of Subsea Expo said today they had made the “difficult but sensible” decision to call off this year’s event due to the worsening of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Technical and business professionals are being offered the chance to further develop their knowledge of the green energy market.
Subsea companies across the UK are reporting an improved outlook for the industry with fewer anticipated redundancies, greater optimism and new geographical markets.
Subsea UK is spearheading a drive to showcase the capabilities of, and opportunities for, the underwater engineering sector in the North-east of England.
Subsea UK chief executive Neil Gordon has said “only the brave” would make predictions about the sector’s future.
Its bold, it’s ambitious and it’s also been warmly received by most stakeholders including industry and even environmental groups. The UK Government’s 10 point plan covers clean energy, transport, nature and innovative technologies in its quest to create jobs and achieve net-zero by 2050.
A planned global underwater engineering hub in Aberdeen could be launched as early as next year after Westminster announced more than a million pounds worth of support.
Subsea engineering firms could beef up their research and development budgets with the help of a new practical support programme.
Organisers of Subsea Expo have opted to postpone the 2021 showcase due to the recent tightening of Covid-19 restrictions.
Subsea firms are being urged to consider “huge” opportunities in Scotland’s fast-growing aquaculture industry.
A snapshot survey of the UK’s £7.8 billion subsea supply chain has revealed smaller firms in the underwater engineering industry are cautiously optimistic about the next six to 12 months.