Archive for the ‘Underwater Shipping’ Category

Fugro supports two ocean mapping initiatives with large crowd sourced bathymetry contribution

Fugro supports two ocean mapping initiatives with large crowd sourced bathymetry contribution
High-resolution crowdsourced bathymetry data collected by Fugro using multibeam echosounder systems while transiting between project locations. Fugro supports two ocean mapping initiatives with large crowd sourced bathymetry contribution Fugro recently contributed more than 110,000 square kilometres...
May 20th, 2019 | Underwater Shipping | Read More

Ocean Infinity to support project for Shell

Ocean Infinity to support project for Shell
. Ocean Infinity to support project for Shell Ocean Infinity, the next generation seabed survey and ocean exploration company, is pleased to announce that it will be supporting its partner ‘Guardian Geomatics’ on an extensive hydrographic project for Shell, the leading multinational energy company. The...
May 16th, 2019 | Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

International Diving Industry Forum Established by the World’s Key Energy Industry Diving Bodies

International Diving Industry Forum Established by the World’s Key Energy Industry Diving Bodies
Bryan McGlinchy IMCA’s Diving Manager International Diving Industry Forum Established by the World’s Key Energy Industry Diving Bodies The International Diving Industry Forum (IDIF) has been established by three key industry stakeholders – the International Marine Contractors Association...
April 29th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Gas, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Santi Find the Eagle Team’s expedition update at packed event in London

Santi Find the Eagle Team’s expedition update at packed event in London
From left Tomasz Stachura, Dr Benedykt Hac, Piotr Michalik. Santi Find the Eagle Team’s expedition update at packed event in London Three members of the intrepid Santi Find the Eagle team united for an event in London at Ognisko Polskie – the Polish Hearth Club in South Kensington. The team’s mission...
April 24th, 2019 | Events, Featured, Insight, Military, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Trident – a Wärtsilä company further extends its underwater servicing capabilities with opening of UAE diving centre

Trident – a Wärtsilä company further extends its underwater servicing capabilities with opening of UAE diving centre
Underwater services Trident – a Wärtsilä company further extends its underwater servicing capabilities with opening of UAE diving centre Wärtsilä Corporation, 1 April 2019 at 2.30 pm EEST Trident, a subsidiary of the technology group Wärtsilä is strengthening its underwater-related servicing...
April 1st, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Major partnership announced between The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and The Five Deeps Expedition

Major partnership announced between The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and The Five Deeps Expedition
Victor Vescovo (left) and Dr Graham Allen sign the Memorandum of Understanding in the presence of Dr Mathias Jonas, Secretary General of the International Hydrographic Organization (Photograph: IHO) Major partnership announced between The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project and The Five Deeps...
March 11th, 2019 | Underwater Shipping | Read More

Maersk Supply Service secures second walk-to-work contract with Total Denmark

Maersk Supply Service secures second walk-to-work contract with Total Denmark
The “Maersk Involver” Maersk Supply Service secures second walk-to-work contract with Total Denmark  Newbuild vessel, Maersk Involver, has been fixed for 161 days to support maintenance of the DAN F platform located offshore Esbjerg for walk-to-walk and accommodation services. The contract...
March 11th, 2019 | Energy, News, Supply ships, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMCA publishes guidelines on the shared use of ROV sensors

IMCA publishes guidelines on the shared use of ROV sensors
Nick Hough, IMCA’s Technical Adviser, responsible for IMCA’s Health, Safety, Security & Environment Committer Potential to improve efficiency and reduce costs The International Marine Contractors Association’s(IMCA) has published ‘Guidelines for the Shared Use of Sensors for ROV...
February 14th, 2019 | Associations, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO Recognised by Marine Technology Society for industry-leading efforts to close seabed mapping data gap

FUGRO Recognised by Marine Technology Society  for industry-leading efforts to close seabed mapping data gap
David Millar accepts the MTS Compass Industrial Award as Fugro is recognised for its industry-leading efforts to close the data gap in global seabed mapping. (Image courtesy of the Marine Technology Society); Left to right: Rick Martin, Vice President, Compass Publications, Inc; David Millar, Government...
December 13th, 2018 | Awards, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Searchers for lost Polish submarine image sunken Royal Navy sub

Searchers for lost Polish submarine image sunken Royal Navy sub
Wreck of HMS Tarpon. The Santi Find the Eagle project has made renewed progress with its fifth expedition after being hit by adverse weather in September 2018. The team’s quest is for the wreck of the Polish submarine ORP Orzeł which patrolled under Royal Navy command during the Second World War. Unrelenting...
December 8th, 2018 | Maritime History and Museums, Military, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO’s IRM efficiencies reduce and attract new North Sea clients

FUGRO’s IRM efficiencies reduce and attract new North Sea clients
Fugro’s IRM service efficiencies have accelerated projects and reduced costs and risks. Reaffirming its market-leading position in the UK North Sea ROV inspection market, Fugro has attracted seven new clients for its IRM services. Recent work includes significant pipeline and structure...
December 4th, 2018 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO Generates AUD 10 million cost saving award-winning ROV deployment technique

FUGRO Generates AUD 10 million cost saving award-winning ROV deployment technique
Fugro’s award-winning PDROV technology delivers substantial cost-savings and operational improvements. Fugro’s innovative use of platform deployed ROV (PDROV) technology has demonstrated substantial reductions in the costs of subsea jacket inspections and significant operational improvements. Recognised...
November 21st, 2018 | Energy, Gas, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Working Together: Getting back to business – oil companies and contractors finding new ways of working’

Working Together: Getting back to business – oil companies and contractors finding new ways of working’
Bryan McGlinchy WORKING TOGETHER: SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED FOR DIVING TECHNICAL DAY AT IMCA’S ANNUAL SEMINAR IN THE HAGUE Revision of the IMO Diving Instruments covered from concept to delivery Oxygen uptake and medical fitness to dive explored New CPD scheme for Diving Supervisors and Competence Assessment...
October 9th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Underwater Shipping | Read More

UK Hydrographic Office to unlock the value of location-based information as part of the Geospatial Commission

UK Hydrographic Office to unlock the value of location-based information as part of the Geospatial Commission
Government invests £5 million to help the UK Hydrographic Office and five other partner bodies on Geospatial Commission maximise the value of location-based information, including marine geospatial data  TAUNTON, 08 OCTOBER 2018 – Location-based information, or geospatial data, is an increasingly...
October 8th, 2018 | Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

UK Hydrographic Office conducts seabed mapping in Dominica to support marine economy

UK Hydrographic Office conducts seabed mapping in Dominica to support marine economy
..Dominica Survey Priorities TAUNTON, 27 SEPTEMBER 2018 – The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has deployed a motorboat to survey the waters off Dominica as part of the Commonwealth Marine Economies (CME) Programme. Following a stakeholder meeting with Dominica’s Maritime Authority and wider government...
September 27th, 2018 | Associations, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Polish team’s latest mission to find wreck of wartime sub

Polish team’s latest mission to find wreck of wartime sub
Santi – Find the Eagle team Polish team’s latest mission to find wreck of wartime sub  By Piotr Michalik The Santi Find the Eagle expedition after setting off for the fifth time, has had to be curtailed because of rough seas. The team was on a mission to find the wreck of the famous submarine ORP...
September 24th, 2018 | Insight, Maritime Accidents, Maritime History and Museums, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO begins marine site investigation at the Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm

FUGRO begins marine site investigation at the Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm
Fugro Pioneer Fugro has commenced a marine site characterisation programme at Iberdrola’s Baltic Eagle Offshore Wind Farm, in German waters of the Baltic Sea. Under a contract worth over €10 million, Fugro will undertake a UXO survey to clear the investigation sites, followed by a geotechnical seabed...
September 14th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO acquires data in frontier region seep hunting programme offshore Eastern Canada

FUGRO acquires data in frontier region seep hunting programme offshore Eastern Canada
High-resolution bathymetric map of the Carson Basin, a frontier region offshore Newfoundland. Fugro acquired the data which will help E&P companies to evaluate lease options for Newfoundland and Labrador’s 2019 licensing round. Fugro has successfully completed the geophysical acquisition portion...
August 28th, 2018 | Energy, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä secures operations of De Beers’ diamond mining vessel

Wärtsilä secures operations of De Beers’ diamond mining vessel
Mining vessel Debmar Pacific departuring from Cape Town, outfitted with new Wärtsilä gensets to extend their lifetime and improve reliability Wärtsilä Corporation,  22 August 2018 at 10.30 am EEST – Wärtsilä and De Beers Marine have signed an agreement for the replacement of generating...
August 22nd, 2018 | Mining, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Turks and Caicos Islands’ future economic development promoted by the UK Government

Turks and Caicos Islands’ future economic development promoted by the UK Government
LiDAR survey area of Turks and Caicos Islands UK Government funding essential seabed mapping of Turks and Caicos Island territorial waters to promote future economic development LONDON, 13 August 2018 – The most comprehensive seabed mapping survey of the seas surrounding the Turks and Caicos...
August 13th, 2018 | Markets, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO resumes acquisition of data for Norway’s Mareano Seabed mapping programme

FUGRO resumes acquisition of data for Norway’s Mareano Seabed mapping programme
In an area that extends above 80 degrees latitude, Fugro is collecting high res seabed data for Norwegian authorities mapping programme, MAREANO. Fugro has been awarded a hydrographic survey contract, valued at NOK 44.7 million (approximately €4.7 million), by the Norwegian Hydrographic Service....
August 10th, 2018 | Fisheries, Markets, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO’S new RAMMS technology advances Bathymetric Lidar mapping capabilities

FUGRO’S new RAMMS technology advances Bathymetric Lidar mapping capabilities
Fugro’s new first-of-its-kind airborne multibeam system, RAMMS, provides efficient bathymetric lidar surveys for nearshore and coastal mapping Fugro is introducing a new bathymetric lidar system that delivers industry-leading depth penetration and point densities for nearshore and coastal mapping....
August 9th, 2018 | News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Wärtsilä’s divers enable operators to avoid unscheduled dry-dockings

Wärtsilä’s divers enable operators to avoid unscheduled dry-dockings
Hull cleaning Vessels’ repair needs do not always match with planned maintenance schedules. With specialist underwater teams, no vessel is far from fast, high-quality repair and refurbishment that enable operators to avoid the potential loss of income related to dry-docking. As the first global operator...
August 2nd, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shiprepair, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Optimising the Norwegian Continental Shelf…

Optimising the Norwegian Continental Shelf…
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has started work with AkerBP for maintenance optimization of its Skarv FPSO infrastructure and equipment on a test project in Norway. Optimising the Norwegian Continental Shelf: Project between AkerBP and Lloyd’s Register tests latest software to optimise maintenance activities...
June 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Qualifying teams announced for human-powered submarine races (eISR 2018)

Qualifying teams announced for human-powered submarine races (eISR 2018)
Submarine-4 UVIC In July, university teams from around the world will travel to QinetiQ’s Ocean Basin in Gosport, UK to compete in the fourth biennial European International Submarine Races. This unique engineering and sporting challenge has students design, build and race human-powered submarines...
June 19th, 2018 | Associations, IMarEST, Underwater Shipping | Read More