Meet Govinda “G” Jagdeo, Project Engineer

Meet Govinda “G” Jagdeo. G is the newest member of the Welaptega Team and was hired on to fulfill the role of project engineer. He has been with us for just under two months now and his outgoing, optimistic and “can-do” attitude makes him a great addition to our team. Govinda is now offshore Australia working on one of our projects, but before he left we sat down with him to learn a bit more about who is really behind the man we call “G”.

Guess who's back?

We would like to welcome co-op student Nathan Robinson back to the Welaptega Team. Our avid blog readers might remember a Q&A we did with Nathan back in August 2015 regarding his co-op experience at Welaptega. For those of you who haven’t had a chance to read it, you can do so by clicking here.

Testing SAMIR Update

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SAMIR (Semi-Autonomous Mooring Inspection Robot) testing is continuing with excellent results so far; we are getting the system ready for the offshore trial scheduled later this year.

TESTING SAMIR

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We completed the prototype subsea sensor system earlier this year and in-air testing is well underway! The test bed is set up with samples to test data collection and deployment. SAMIR will be mounted onto and travel along the test pieces, collecting data as it goes. Once post-processed, the data will allow us to quantitatively evaluate the condition of the test pieces and demonstrate SAMIR’s capability

Welaptega in Brazil Recap (Portuguese translation at bottom)

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Brazil is a country brimming with life, variety and a sparkling culture. During Welaptega’s recent trip to the tropical, football-fanatical region, we managed to fit in a few of the sizzling sights and sounds the breathtaking country had to offer in between a busy, and very productive, day-to-day business schedule.

Welaptega achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification

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The quality management system established by the Welaptega team for certification to the ISO 9001:2008 standard evolved naturally, organically and elegantly from core processes which were developed over the past 10 years to ensure the integrity of our mooring inspection services.

Tullow awards Welaptega MFPA Contract

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Welaptega Marine Ltd. has secured a contract with Tullow Oil for work in the Jubliee field in Q1 2014. Welaptega, in alliance with BPP-TECH, will be completing a Moorings Fitness for Purpose Assessment (MFPA) which is fully compliant with the Floating Unit Mooring Assessment (FUMA) requirements of insurance underwriters, recently published by the Joint Rig Committee.

Welaptega in attendance at Subsea Expo 2014

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Delegates from Welaptega Marine are in Aberdeen this week to attend Europe's largest annual subsea exhibition and conference. The trip comes on the tail end of a successful 2013 in which Welaptega assessed the fitness-for-purpose of an array of floaters all over the world (UK, Norway, Australia, Gulf of Mexico, Canada, West Africa, and India).