Search results for: Canopus

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  • 13 March 2018

    iXblue has launched its new global subsea positioning system.  It comprises iXblue new intelligent transponder, Canopus, the Ramses transceiver, and upgraded existing iXblue products with a new telemetry function, as well as a software suite for efficient subsea operations. “In order to complete our underwater acoustic range we have developed this new solution, Canopus,” said […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    iXblue has been selected by the European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM) to provide 8 Canopus LBL transponders for a major geodetic mission off the coast of Sicily. Deployed on the seabed, 2,500 meters below the surface, the Canopus transponders will measure the crustal deformation along the North-South Alfeo faults with a millimeter-scale resolution over […]

  • 11 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Garrick Stanley, Chief Operating Officer for GO MARINE GROUP, recently announced that two new vessels will be joining the GO fleet. Named after the nautical navigation stars Canopus and Capella the vessels – the GO CANOPUS & GO CAPELLA will provide a boost to GO’s anchor handling capabilities. Both vessels are DP2, 10800 BHP, 140t […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Otto Marine Limited has secured contracts amounting to US$24.9 million for three offshore support vessels. Starting in May 2014, Redfish 4 will be deployed for work on long term charter in Mexico. Redfish 4 is an 8,000bhp Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessel equipped with dynamic positioning 2 capabilities. Also beginning in May, the Go Canopus […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Otto Marine Limited, (Otto Marine) has secured a charter contract worth US$24.9 million for three offshore support vessels. Starting from May 2014, Redfish 4 will be deployed for work on long term charter in Mexico. Redfish 4 is an 8,000bhp Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessel equipped with dynamic positioning 2 capabilities (“DP2”). Commencing in […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maritime New Zealand reports that no salvage activity was undertaken over the weekend due to the weather conditions and the Smit Borneo being secured alongside at the port of Tauranga for maintenance. Salvage The Go Canopus remained close to the Rena and is monitoring the wreck. Wreck and sea/swell conditions were monitored by the Go Canopus […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Salvage operations remain on hold due to strong winds around the Rena, says Maritime New Zealand (MNZ). Salvors are continuing to monitor the condition of the vessel through electronic sensors on board but information gathered so far indicates there is no significant change or deterioration of the hull. “The vessel remains in a fragile condition, […]

  • 4 January 2012

    The state of the stricken Rena remains uncertain and it has been stuck on Astrolabe Reef off Tauranga for nearly three months. Due to poor weather conditions divers have not been able to inspect the undersides of the vessel. The ship is however in a stable condition and salvors continue to assess the damage caused […]

  • 1 November 2011

    The stricken vessel Rena is being closely monitored overnight while oil spill response teams and salvors remain ready to respond if the ship deteriorates in forecast bad weather over the next 24 hours. Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) Salvage Unit Manager Bruce Anderson said a maximum sea state of about 5 metres was predicted overnight, which […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dauria Aerospace, a multinational aerospace company providing global satellite-based remote sensing information services, has delivered two Perseus-M spacecraft into low Earth orbit. The maritime segment of the Perseus constellation will track and monitor vessels in open seas and navigable waterways in the United States, Canada, Northern Europe and Russia. “The launch of the Perseus-M satellites […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Rena is still intact after the weekend’s stormy weather. Electronic sensors monitoring the movement of the wreck indicated some extra movement during last night’s swells, but Svitzer advises there was nothing untoward in the readings. Salvage teams are going out to the wreck this morning to resume work on installing patches in the passages on […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Salvors will continue container removal operations today as the weather remains favorable. Yesterday, 17 containers were removed from the no. 5 and 6 holds thus the total estimated number of containers still on board is 881. Although 389 containers have been so far removed from Rena, 98 is still believed to have been lost overboard. […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Calm conditions have allowed 15 more containers to be lifted from the rear of the cargo ship Rena to the crane barge Sea Tow 60 (ST 60), Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says. This brings the total number of containers removed to 18, after three were removed yesterday. MNZ Salvage Unit Manager Kenny Crawford said “With […]

  • 13 March 2012

      The Smit Borneo has returned to the Rena wreck site and currently has 6 anchors secured in position. Svitzer advise the tugs, Singapore, Go Canopus and Koraki are assisting. Two connections to the Rena are still to be made, and will hopefully be completed today or tomorrow at latest, subject to sea/swell conditions at […]

  • 10 January 2012

    The stern section of the MV Rena is perched on the edge of the Astrolabe Reef, with about 75 percent submerged and the remainder sticking up out of the water, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) says. A small amount of oil has been released from the stern section, along with debris – mostly timber – and […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Operations over the weekend saw the number of containers recovered from Rena rise to 561. 1 reefer container has been removed in two sections and as scrap onto a barge. 4 x 20 foot containers from Hold No.6 recovered on Sunday. 76 big bags of mussels removed to a barge on Saturday 50 big bags […]

  • 7 November 2011

    Salvors are in the final stages of preparing to begin pumping heavy fuel oil from the submerged number 5 starboard wing tank, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) said. Salvage Unit Manager Kenny Crawford said that the salvors had finished filling the tank with seawater to lift oil to the top but still had four lengths of […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    More seawater is being pumped into the submerged number 5 starboard wing tank on the Rena to purge pockets of air that have so far prevented heavy fuel oil from being pumped onto the tanker Awanuia, Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) said. MNZ Salvage Unit Manager Kenny Crawford said that all the equipment was in place […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) Salvage Unit Manager Arthur Jobard said salvors had made good progress this week, despite container removal operations being hampered by bad weather. “Salvors have focused on work on board Rena, and have installed patches in the corridors of the wreck. This will enhance buoyancy. “We have also this week seen the […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    An over flight by MNZ yesterday morning noted damage to the forward section bulkhead between No 2 and No 3 hold. It was evident that the bulkhead on the port side had failed and was open to the sea. This is expected given the gradual deterioration of the wreck and its exposure to the elements. […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    In an effort to study a variety of marine organisms which have evolved to live in extreme environments, the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), led by President Asahiko Taira, has begun a project called QUELLE2013. This project began in January 2013, using the manned research submersible SHINKAI 6500 and its support vessel […]