Verlume – Richard Knox

Opportunities for decarbonisation in the underwater sector The evolution of the offshore industry driven by the energy transition presents a unique opportunity to embrace novel and innovative power generation, energy storage and energy management technologies. There are a wide variety of applications for a combination of these technologies within the wider so-called ‘Blue Economy’. To […]

NOV – Wilbert Ramos

Subsea all-electric for subsea storage systems All-electric subsea initiatives started some years ago and despite the fact that the main technology components are available and field proven, the adoption of an all-electric system solution is still a challenge for both Operators and Suppliers. All-electric has the potential to make subsea systems cleaner, fully digital and […]

Alcatel Submarine Networks – Ronan Michel

DC/FO: DC subsea control umbilical infrastructure Subsea controls architectures have been traditionally based on large size project-specific umbilicals integrating hydraulics, data, power, and chemicals. The submarine telecom industry has a unique expertise an extensive track record of delivering highly reliable, long reach, standardized solutions for DC powering transport and Fiber Optic communication. Leveraging on this […]

UTC Winner of Best Student Presentation

Shining a light on student papers This morning’s Day 2 UTC we heard from our future subsea colleagues with three student paper presentations. They covered a diverse range of topics, including smart subsea sensor networks, optimizing subsea processing and failure modes in offshore wind. Astrid Marie Skålvik, from the University of Bergen/ NORCE, talked about […]