evergrip

5 Reasons Why the EVERGRIP Is The Ideal Solution for Your ROV’s Subsea Cables

We’ve gone in depth before on how cable terminations are used , now we’re going to explain what sets our terminations apart from the competition. Many current terminations require an epoxy/polish method of installation. There are many disadvantages to using epoxy. If you’re using heat-cured epoxy, it takes a ½ to cure, but you need… Read More

ocean engineering

How Deep Ocean Engineering Companies are Diversifying

As the energy market continues to turn away from oil and gas and towards renewable energy, many companies that specialize in deep ocean engineering, like PMI, are following suit. One company that has made great efforts to shift from oil and gas into the renewable energy field are the Norwegian subsea specialists Ocean Installer. The… Read More

renewable energy market

Why the growing renewable energy market should be concerned about subsea cable vulnerability

As the world’s energy sources quickly shift towards renewables, wind farms are becoming a leading source of sustainable power. With many of these wind farms being located miles off shore, engineers depend on subsea cables to move power to and from the farms. When dealing with miles of cables, length, wear and tear, and improper… Read More

US renewable energy

Subsea cable hardware will be needed along the US coastline as New York mandates 50% power from renewable sources in 15 years

PMI Industries, Inc.’s location will be extremely beneficial for clients along the east coast in the next few years. As New York is mandating 50 percent renewable energy by 2030, offshore wind and renewable companies will find themselves very busy along the eastern shoreline. One innovative way for these industries to save cost while they… Read More

ocean telegraph

How the first ocean telegraph cable helped catch a murderer in 1910

Like the Internet of today, telegraph cables were the communication tool that made the Victorian world a little smaller. Laid along the Atlantic Ocean floor in 1858, running from Ireland to Nova Scotia in Canada, it provided near-instant communication between two halves of the globe. And it proved powerful when Dr. Hawley Crippen attempted to escape… Read More

offshore energy

Why offshore energy companies need proven subsea cable terminations

When laying and retrieving submarine cables on the seabed, or performing a cable pull from a vessel to an offshore wind platform, it is often necessary to hold a cable end onboard for up to seven days. Cables must be anchored firmly onboard to keep them in place, and this anchoring is normally done by… Read More

subsea industry

Two great ways to tackle the challenges you face in the subsea industry

Operators and suppliers in the offshore oil and gas industry face major challenges as the industry matures: increased production losses, technical issues with legacy equipment, evolving business models for maintenance and repair, supply chain constraints, rising delivery costs, and an inability to improve production. Companies are even putting off recruiting apprentices because of the time… Read More

subsea cable repair

When it comes to subsea cable repair, time is of the essence

A typical subsea cable repair equals several days for the ship to reach fault position. It’s 3-5 days once the ship is on site and even longer if bad weather is involved. And this doesn’t include projects that involve mobilization, delays and operational difficulties. One splice alone can be 12-24 hours to repair and requires… Read More

ROVs

Recent developments in ROV equipment and technology help retrieve secrets from the seabed

In September 1857, during a hurricane 160 miles off the coast of North Carolina, a copper-sheathed paddlewheel ship, the SS Central America, sank in the Atlantic Ocean.  It was carrying so much gold on-board that her sinking contributed to the first global financial crisis. Since April 2014, salvage experts have been retrieving its high-value cargo… Read More

subsea cable damage

Preventing cable damage at the forefront

Did you know that submarine cables are at most risk of damage during installation? Stresses placed upon the cable as it is installed can manifest and cause catastrophic failures to your system. The time it takes to repair such a cable can vary from weeks to many months and becomes a costly endeavor. Using a… Read More

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