Archive for the ‘Underwater Shipping’ Category

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

FUGRO’S rig positioning services reduce mobilisation time for Statoil

FUGRO’S rig positioning services reduce mobilisation time for Statoil
All Statoil operated rigs on the Norwegian continental shelf and associated vessels will benefit from Fugro’s rig positioning services under a new long-term contract Fugro has won a long-term contract for the provision of rig positioning services to Statoil Petroleum AS. The contract includes positioning...
February 2nd, 2018 | Drill ships, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

UKHO conducts seabed mapping in the Cayman Islands to support marine economy and international obligations

UKHO conducts seabed mapping in the Cayman Islands to support marine economy and international obligations
… 22 December 2017 – The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has chartered two boats to survey the waters off Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac as part of the UK’s Overseas Territories Seabed Mapping Programme (OTSMP) commitments. The survey data gathered will be used to produce more accurate...
December 22nd, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO’S data brings successful close to the search for lost Sub AE1

FUGRO’S data brings successful close to the search for lost Sub AE1
Fugro’s underwater technology helped to locate the lost WWI submarine Fugro’s role in the expedition to find HMAS AE1 has helped to solve Australia’s oldest naval mystery, 103 years after the First World War Australian submarine vanished off Rabaul, Papua New Guinea.  In waters over 300...
December 22nd, 2017 | Military, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO to play pivotal role in Norway’s largest ever highway project

FUGRO to play pivotal role in Norway’s largest ever highway project
E39 Orthomap Courtesy of Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) The largest road project in Norway’s history has seen Fugro win a second major contract from the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA). The work on the E39 Coastal Highway will involve a 1,100-kilometre-stretch from Kristiansand...
December 20th, 2017 | Construction, Land Trasnport, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO wins Ørsted contracts for site investigations at…

FUGRO wins Ørsted contracts for site investigations at…
The Fugro Explorer Fugro has been awarded contracts by Ørsted to undertake geotechnical investigations at two large-scale offshore wind development sites. Ørsted is pursuing the development of these two new projects – Bay State Wind, located 15 miles off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts...
December 1st, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO to bring survey expertise to the search for lost WWI submarine

FUGRO to bring survey expertise to the search for lost WWI submarine
… Fugro is to join a campaign to find the First World War Australian submarine, HMAS AE1. From its advanced survey vessel, the Fugro Equator, skilled survey personnel from Fugro will use a state-of-the-art multibeam echosounder to conduct a bathymetric survey and a sophisticated autonomous underwater...
November 28th, 2017 | Military, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More

SMD urges graduate engineers to join the team!

SMD urges graduate engineers to join the team!
Chloe Hopper SMD HR Manager North east-based subsea engineering specialist Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) is urging university students to apply to its Graduate scheme. The two-year intensive training and development programme aims to cultivate young engineers in a variety of disciplines to work across...
November 3rd, 2017 | Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Additional Diving technical adviser joins IMCA

Additional Diving technical adviser joins IMCA
Tim Helsdon Tim Helsdon has joined the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) team as a Technical Adviser – Diving working with Bryan McGlinchy, the Senior Diving Technical Adviser, and fellow Adviser, Peter Sieniewicz. IMCA’s Diving Division has some 330 member companies globally and...
November 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Fugro applies market-leading seeps expertise to Canada’s growing offshore industry

Fugro applies market-leading seeps expertise to Canada’s growing offshore industry
Fugro Discovery Fugro has teamed up with Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI) to acquire offshore hydrocarbon seep data in advance of Canada’s 2018 east coast bid round. Bathymetry, backscatter and water column anomaly data will be collected to pull together a comprehensive picture of surficial geological...
October 25th, 2017 | Energy, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

QinetiQ, DE&S and Babcock International sponsor student submarine races

QinetiQ, DE&S and Babcock International sponsor student submarine races
The Institute of Marine Engineering,Science and Technology is delighted to announce that QinetiQ and DE&S are once again the principal sponsors of its biennial European International Submarine Races (eISR), hosted at QinetiQ’s Ocean Basin (one of the world’s largest indoor water tanks)...
October 19th, 2017 | Associations, IMarEST, Sports, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO secures new contract for marine site investigation in Mexico

FUGRO secures new contract for marine site investigation in Mexico
Fugro’s high resolution surveys offshore Mexico will support Pemex in platform and pipeline design and installation Fugro, in conjunction with long-time associates, Constructora Subacuática Diavaz, S.A. de C.V., has been awarded a large survey contract by Mexico’s national oil company, Pemex. Valued...
October 19th, 2017 | Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More