Archive for the ‘Underwater Shipping’ Category

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

IMCA revises subsea metrology guidance

IMCA revises subsea metrology guidance
Richard Benzie Subsea metrology procedures are expanding rapidly to provide ever higher accuracy solutions, so the publication by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) of a revised version of ‘Guidance on Subsea Metrology’ (IMCA S 019 Rev. 1) is both highly relevant and timely. The...
October 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Books, Underwater Shipping | Read More

First composite, personal submarine classed by Lloyd’s Register

First composite, personal submarine classed by Lloyd’s Register
An image of the DeepFlight Super Falcon 3S DeepFlight Super Falcon 3S is the first composite submersible designed, built and tested to LR Rules 28 September 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has classed the DeepFlight Super Falcon 3S in accordance with its Rules for the Construction and Classification...
September 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sports, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Saab Seaeye – Female American students explore future of robotics

Saab Seaeye – Female American students explore future of robotics
Taking the Falcon offshore allows students to explore the potential of underwater robotic systems in a practical environment. Female marine-study students are showing a particular interest in electric underwater robotics says Northwestern Michigan College, the first in America to offer a Bachelor of...
September 12th, 2017 | Underwater Shipping, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMCA publishes ROV personnel and Vehicle stats

IMCA publishes ROV personnel and Vehicle stats
Richard Benzie The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has long collected information both on personnel working on remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and also on the types of ROV in operation. There has now been a thorough reassessment of the original reported data going back to 2010 in...
August 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Environment, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Australian salmon farming gets new Falcon technology

Australian salmon farming gets new Falcon technology
Falcon is at the leading edge of Huon’s developments in advancing the use of technology in aquaculture. The largest majority privately owned producer of fresh salmon in Australia, Huon Aquaculture, has ordered a second Saab Seaeye Falcon underwater e-robotic vehicle. Their newest Falcon is now enhanced...
August 17th, 2017 | Fisheries, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Unique seafloor data provides unprecedented insight to scientific communities

Unique seafloor data provides unprecedented insight to scientific communities
Unique seafloor data: Fugro’s bathymetric data is seen through the middle of the image of ‘Broken Ridge,’ showing the contrast with the satellite-derived data that was available prior to the search. The release this month of bathymetry data by Geoscience Australia has revealed seafloor maps...
July 27th, 2017 | Aviation, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

2017 IMCA lifting and rigging seminar presentations now online

2017 IMCA lifting and rigging seminar presentations now online
Lifting & Rigging Seminar 2017: Attendees The presentations from the 2017 International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Lifting and Rigging Seminar with its theme ‘Slings and rigging: ‘The soft revolution’’ held on 14 June at the Novotel Amsterdam Schiphol are now online, as is a...
July 25th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

VOS Start W2W vessel departs Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf following major upgrade

VOS Start W2W vessel departs Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf following major upgrade
VOS Start at Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (Oranjewerf) has bid farewell to VOS Start, Vroon BV’s first DP2, subsea-support, walk-to-work (W2W) vessel. The 80m VOS Start arrived at Oranjewerf on 1 June from her build yard in China for the installation of a motion-compensated...
July 25th, 2017 | Energy, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades

The Environment: an interview with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades
Byron Vassiliades Following recent environmental issues, developments, events as well as incidents, Allaboutshipping’s Anny Zade met with with Antipollution’s CEO Byron Vassiliades and asked him certain questions; herebelow viewers can read the entire interview: 1.How have states and port authorities...
July 19th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, Groundings, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Underwater Shipping | Read More

IMCA diving seminar and DMAC workshop to be held

IMCA diving seminar and DMAC workshop to be held
Bryan McGlinchy The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) and the Diving Medical Advisory Committee (DMAC) are staging a two-day IMCA Diving Seminar and DMAC Workshop in London on 25-26 September 2017 that will present a number of topics of interest to the global offshore diving community. The...
July 18th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Underwater Shipping | Read More

FUGRO to install new undersea power cable in South Australia

FUGRO to install new undersea power cable in South Australia
Fugro will design, supply and install a new subsea power cable for SA Power Networks in Australia. The cable connects Kangaroo Island to the distribution network on the Fleurieu Peninsula, south of Adelaide. Fugro has been awarded a contract to install a subsea power cable for South Australia’s distribution...
July 17th, 2017 | Construction, Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Threatens Our Security

Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Threatens Our Security
Following comes from RUSI’s Lieke Bos, Project Officer; a timely event NOT to be missed:  18 July 2017, 1000-1100 RUSI, Whitehall, London SW1A 2ET The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) is delighted to invite you to the launch of the Occasional Paper ‘Below the Surface: How Illegal, Unreported...
July 12th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fisheries, News, Underwater Shipping | Read More