Offshore Days – A night shift perspective

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The vessel is a hub of activity, the nightly squalls have abated, vessel deck crews are busy maintaining the vessel, stripping paintwork and re applying fresh coats, hot and noisy work.

Offshore nightlife: a day shift perspective

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Often the more relaxed option in the life of a 24 hr operations specialist, night shift keeps calm and carries on. On the surface it appears to be the less attractive of the 6-6 shift choice. With no daylight for weeks, working all night, and a mismatch of hours when communicating with the office or family back home; who would opt for this? But there is a serene cool confidence to the night air; a stillness that allows for a clarity and productivity

Welaptega Develops Prototype Subsea Stills Camera System

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Welaptega’s 3DM system uses subsea stills cameras to collect images for post-processing into 3D models so photo quality is essential to produce accurate, high resolution models. This requirement along with the desire for more immediate results drives the need for a specialized ROV-deployed camera system.

Countdown to OTC Houston 2014

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Fewer than four weeks to go until OTC 2014 in Houston! Welaptega will be at OTC in full-force, represented at the Nova Scotia Department of Energy pavilion at Booth #1817 in the Reliant Center.

New staff member joins Welaptega

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Derek Latimer has joined the Operations department in a full time capacity where he'll fill the role of Operations Technologist. Derek brings with him experience in design engineering, which will be essential in his new role as he assists his new colleagues in the creation of the next generation of Welaptega Marine tools.