“Rusticles” Spotted in Deepwater Mooring System in West Africa

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Welaptega has observed possible “Rusticles” at a depth of approximately 1000m in a mooring system in West Africa. The term “Rusticle” was first coined to describe the unique corrosion formations observed on the wreck of the Titanic after 95 years at the bottom of the Atlantic (Brenda J Little, Jason S Lee, Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion).

Offshore 3DM in the North Sea

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As the calendar moves to the final month of the year Welaptega operations continue, with the latest version of Welaptega’s subsea 3D modelling system currently being put through its paces in the North Sea.

Gaining insights: Diver ops

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If you’ve seen the picture of the unidentified bright red deep-water angler fish from an earlier blog you will appreciate that the world of Welaptega is a lot more than just moorings, wellheads and pipelines. It often involves meeting the denizens of the deep in their habitats, far from the realm of National Geographic scuba divers and their hand held cameras.