Archive for the ‘Underwater Shipping’ Category

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

A special ghost net dive to support the Marine Protected Area of Santorini

A special ghost net dive to support the Marine Protected Area of Santorini
.. HEALTHY SEAS JOINS FORCES WITH COUSTEAU DIVERS AND CARVICO SPA, FOR THE CREATION OF THE FIRST MARINE PROTECTED AREA IN SANTORINI The Healthy Seas Initiative, supported by the Italian fabric manufacturer Carvico SpA, has joined Cousteau Divers, the organisation founded by Pierre-Yves Cousteau, in supporting...
May 15th, 2018 | Charity, Climate, Environment, Events, Oceanology, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Fugro reports successful licensing of seep and geochemical data before Canada’s 2018east coast bid round

Fugro reports successful licensing of seep and geochemical data before Canada’s 2018east coast bid round
High-resolution bathymetric data acquired by Fugro, draped over pre-existing, publicly available GEBCO data for comparison Fugro and partner, Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI), have reported recent success selling licences for data from afrontier region offshore Canada. The data were acquired...
May 11th, 2018 | Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Technological characterization of natural zeolites for the removal of inorganic pollutants

Technological characterization of natural zeolites for the removal of inorganic pollutants
Giovanni Varriale Technological characterization of natural zeolites for the removal of inorganic pollutants by Giovanni Varriale* Natural zeolites represent some of the most important inorganic ionic exchangers. Nowadays, considering their high availability and low cost, zeolites are used in a wide...
May 1st, 2018 | Featured, Insight, Oceanology, Pollution, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO provides seep hunting expertise offshore Brazil

FUGRO provides seep hunting expertise offshore Brazil
An actively seeping mud volcano as imaged by the MBE system of the Fugro Brasilis during calibration efforts. Working for multi-client geoscience data company, TGS, Fugro continues the hunt for hydrocarbon seeps, this time offshore Brazil. Two modern, purpose-built vessels – Fugro Brasilis and Fugro...
April 27th, 2018 | Energy, Gas, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO returns to Hollandse Kust wind farm for marine site characterisation control

FUGRO returns to Hollandse Kust wind farm for marine site characterisation control
Fugro Synergy  – Fugro’s specialised support for the offshore wind industry includes state-of-the-art geotechnical drilling vessel, Fugro Synergy, and innovative technology to reduce operational costs and ensure high quality seabed data. Fugro is set to commence a site characterisation programme...
April 3rd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Energy, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Subsea Technology and Rentals (STR) expands Falcon fleet

Saab Seaeye – Subsea Technology and Rentals (STR) expands Falcon fleet
Matt Bates Director Saab Seaeye and Scott Johnstone Managing Director Subsea Technology & Rentals with a Falcon on Saab Seaeye’s Stand H100 at Oceanology International 2018. At the Saab Seaeye stand at Oceanology International 2018, STR’s Managing Director, Scott Johnstone announces plans to...
March 15th, 2018 | Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

BDI falls@1,179 with geopolitics in total disarray…

BDI falls@1,179 with geopolitics in total disarray…
John Faraclas Not good news yet from the Baltic as the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points; Geopolitics in disarray. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: Let us hope the Dry and Wet Markets remain same they are today; a fall below the 2,000-point mark will send shocking waves of an unprecedented tsunami....
March 13th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tourism, Underwater Shipping | Read More

GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team qualify for final round of Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE

GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team qualify for final round of Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE
London, UK, 7 March, 2018 –The GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team has progressed to the final round of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a global competition challenging teams to advance deep-sea technologies for ocean floor exploration. Of the 19 teams that competed in the November 2017 semi-final,...
March 7th, 2018 | Awards, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO leads the marine survey industry in support of global initiative seabed 2030

FUGRO leads the marine survey industry in support of  global initiative seabed 2030
David Millar, Fugro Government Accounts Director, Americas, speaking on the importance of sharing data to create a culture of international cooperation – Courtesy of The Nippon Foundation / GEBCO Fugro is leading the marine survey industry in support of NF-GEBCO Seabed 2030, a global initiative to...
February 26th, 2018 | Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO returns to China for Gas Hydrate research project in further GMGS contract

FUGRO returns to China for Gas Hydrate research project in further GMGS contract
Fugro Voyager Fugro has been awarded a contract by Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey (GMGS) for gas hydrate investigation on the Northern Continental Slope of the South China Sea. The contract is valued at approximately US$ 40 million and the project is expected to commence in the second quarter...
February 21st, 2018 | Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Bureau Veritas’ digital drive | P&I clubs aim to stay afloat | Sizing up 7mountains

Bureau Veritas’ digital drive | P&I clubs aim to stay afloat | Sizing up 7mountains
The leading source for maritime industry news & analysis SUBSCRIBE >>> Philippe Donche-Gay DAILY NEWSWIRE Technology partnerships and acquisitions key to Bureau Veritas’ digital drive Classification society’s president of marine and offshore and deputy chief executive...
February 19th, 2018 | Communication, Underwater Shipping | Read More

UKHO returns to the British Virgin Islands to conduct seabed mapping in support of marine economic development and safer navigation

UKHO returns to the British Virgin Islands to conduct seabed mapping in support of marine economic development and safer navigation
Photo of Research Vessel ‘Chapman’, employed with a smaller motor boat to survey priority areas in the BVIs 05 February 2018 – The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has chartered two boats to survey the waters around the British Virgin Islands as part of the UK’s Overseas...
February 5th, 2018 | Organisations, Politics and Government, Underwater Shipping | Read More