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  • 28 October 2015
    Equipment

    Ashtead Technology, an independent provider of subsea equipment rental, sales and services to the offshore industry, has invested over $300,000 in visual inspection tools for deep sea exploration. The investment will see Ashtead offering a range of SubC Imaging products to meet increasing industry demand for enhanced, cost-effective inspection solutions, the company has said. SubC […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Subsea equipment specialists, Ashtead Technology, has appointed Steven Thrasher as regional vice president for the Americas. Thrasher, who will be based in Houston, Texas, will head up Ashtead’s US operation as it gears up for further growth in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) and neighbouring markets. Prior to joining Ashtead, Thrasher held a number of […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Oceaneering International’s Remotely Operated Survey (ROS) group has completed an Integrated Rig Services campaign for an operator offshore South America. ROS recorded a milestone 150,000 hours of operations with 99% uptime with no client operations or vessel downtime. Oceaneering was contracted by Apache in June 2019 to provide Integrated Rig Services on the Noble Sam […]

  • 28 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

      Following the success of its shallow-water real-time imaging sonar, the Gemini 720i, Tritech has launched a deep-rated version, the Gemini 720id. Now available in 300m and 4000m versions, Gemini is a forward-looking sonar which utilises an array of transducers to provide a 120º field of view, for a real-time sonar image of the underwater […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Ashtead Technology, a provider of subsea equipment rental, sales and services to the offshore industry, has invested over $300,000 in visual inspection tools for deep sea exploration. The investment will see Ashtead offering a range of SubC Imaging products to meet increasing industry demand for enhanced, cost effective inspection solutions. Chris Echols, Vice President of […]

  • 10 February 2011

      Following the success of the shallow-water real-time imaging sonar, Gemini 720i, Tritech has launched a deep-rated version of the popular sonar, Gemini 720id. Available now in 300m and 4000m versions, Gemini is a forward-looking sonar which utilises an array of transducers to provide a 120º field of view, for a real-time sonar image of […]

  • 10 February 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

      Following the success of the shallow-water real-time imaging sonar, Gemini 720i, Tritech has launched a deep-rated version of the popular sonar, Gemini 720id. Available now in 300m and 4000m versions, Gemini is a forward-looking sonar which utilises an array of transducers to provide a 120º field of view, for a real-time sonar image of […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Ashtead Technology has been supporting attempts to explore the wreckage of the USS Macon, the United States Navy’s last flying aircraft that sunk to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Designed for long-range scouting, the airship crashed off the coast of California in 1935 when it was returning to the Moffett Federal Airfield following a successful […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Survey ship HMS Echo became the first Royal Navy ship to visit the Middle East’s newest port. The vessel tested the facilities in the Omani port of Duqm to confirm that they could meet the needs of Royal Navy ships in the region. HMS Echo’s forecastle party prepare to bring their ship safely alongside at […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Survey ship HMS Echo has discovered an underwater mountain the size of the Rock of Gibraltar as she sailed through poorly-mapped waters in the Red Sea. The ship came across the huge feature while searching for volcanoes on the seabed – and also located a WW2 wreck off the Libyan coast as her 19-month deployment […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Survey ship HMS Echo has discovered an underwater mountain the size of the Rock of Gibraltar has she sailed through poorly-mapped waters in the Red Sea. The ship came across the huge feature while searching for volcanoes on the seabed – and also located a WW2 wreck off the Libyan coast as her 19-month deployment […]

  • 16 June 2011

    Survey ship HMS Echo is giving the anti-piracy effort in the Indian Ocean ‘the edge’ by updating badly-needed charts of the region – eliminating no-go areas for Allied warships. The Devonport-based ship is gathering reams of bathymetric data – recording the depth of the ocean – in these troubled waters. Not only is the Somali […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    HMS Echo’s AB Sally Owen has been awarded a prestigious award for her excellence in hydrographic and meteorological training. The junior rating received the Navy’s premier award for her achievements in hydrographic and meteorological training: the Hambone Trophy. The trophy is a model sextant – often regarded as the symbol of the Royal Navy’s Hydrographic […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Benthic, a global geosciences company, has appointed Chris Braithwaite as chairman of the board of directors. Russell Staley, who has served as Benthic’s interim chairman following the resignation of the late John Smith in August of 2015, remains on the board as a director. “I was both delighted and honored to be approached about the Chair position at Benthic,” stated Chris […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo, in a remarkable ten-day search for hidden dangers to mariners, found one of nearly 20 wrecks and objects peppering the seabed off Libya lying some 160ft beneath the surface of the Mediterranean. The Devonport-based ship was the first Royal Navy vessel into Libya after the 2011 civil war and […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Britain, through the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force, is making a valuable contribution to the Australian-led search for the missing Malaysian airliner MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean. Following a request by the Malaysian authorities for support from the Royal Navy, the survey ship HMS Echo was diverted from her patrol in the […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The waters off Libya have provided rich pickings in one of the most fruitful periods of survey work ever carried out by the Royal Navy in recent years. In ten days’ work the Devonport-based survey ship found a string of sunken obstacles and wrecks – including what is believed to be a sunken amphibious ship […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force continue to make a valuable contribution to the Australian-led search for the missing Malaysian airliner MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean. Following a request by the Malaysian authorities for support from the Royal Navy, the survey ship HMS Echo was diverted from her patrol in the Indian Ocean, […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Following the announcement made by the Chancellor George Osborne on cutting the government subsidies for onshore wind farms for 25 percent, opponents of the Navitus Bay project welcomed it with a great expectation on extending this move to offshore plans. Dorset MPs, including Chris Chope and Richard Drax, have urged the government earlier this year to reconsider its […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Two of the Royal Navy’s survey ships have traded places as the 18-month scientific mission of HMS Echo draws to a close while HMS Enterprise’s begins. The sister ships spent five days in Catania in Sicily for an official handover of duties allowing HMS Enterprise to go east of Suez and continue Echo’s previous work. […]

  • 12 April 2012

    “The land comes to a premium, whereas offshore, there is plenty of room. However, we should treat the sea with care to make sure it doesn’t come to a premium in the future as well”, states Chris Karman, manager business development at IMARES (Institute for Marine Resources and Ecosystem Studies). IMARES is part of Wageningen […]

  • 13 September 2012

    Chris Charman has been appointed as Chief Executive of IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association) taking over from Hugh Williams who is retiring. He will take up the position on 3 December 2012. IMCA is the international trade association for offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies with about 850 members in over 60 countries all around […]