Search results for: GEOMAR

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  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    UTEC, a global survey company in subsea services group Acteon, has named new heads of its Geomarine and StarNet business units.

  • 20 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Baker Hughes, a GE company, recorded a net loss during the second quarter of 2018 while its revenues were up by 2 percent. 

  • 5 June 2018
    Research & Development

    Kraken Robotics’ German subsidiary, Kraken Robotik GmbH, has secured contract funding for two development initiatives for evaluation of SeaVision sensors and AI control software for autonomous underwater vehicles. The company informed that it has secured over $900,000 in contract funding for the two projects. The two projects are called ARIM and RoboVaaS and are collaborative […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    New research shows the first observed reduction in lead concentrations in the surface waters of the seas around Europe since the phasing out of leaded petrol. Lead has no biological function, and is toxic to humans and marine organisms. The study, published in Geophysical Research Letters, is based on samples of the Celtic Sea taken […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy company Partrac has launched its US subsidiary Partrac GeoMarine Inc.

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Partrac, the Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy specialist, will soon launch its US subsidiary Partrac GeoMarine in Houston, Texas, where the company will offers the full range of services and products already offered in Europe.

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Partrac the Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has launched its US subsidiary, Partrac GeoMarine. Partrac GeoMarine is based in Houston, Texas, and offers the full range of services and products already offered by its parent company in Europe. “Houston is the ideal US hub for Partrac GeoMarine,” said Partrac co-founder Sam Athey. “We […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Offshore drilling contractor Borr Drilling has appointed a new member to its board of directors.

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Oceans Studies Board of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), together with the Earth Sciences and Resources Board, discussed current developments and prospects for deep sea mining at a meeting held in Washington earlier this month. Manganese nodules, cobalt crusts or massive sulphides: the deep sea contains different raw materials that are largely undiscovered […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Schlumberger, the world’s largest oilfield services provider, saw an increase in profit and revenues during the third quarter of 2017 compared to the prior-year period.  The company on Friday posted a profit of $545 million for the third quarter of this year, compared to a $176 million profit recorded in the same period of 2016. During the third […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    On 27 August 2017, deep-sea researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) recovered the underwater robot Tramper, which had been taking measurements at a depth of 2435 metres for nearly 60 weeks – the first long-term mission involving a crawler under the Arctic sea ice. For the first […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Indonesia’s Center for Marine Geological Research and Development (PPPGL), the research and development agency of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM), conducted a sea trial of Geomarin III research vessel in the Sunda Strait. This sea trial is a preparation for the identification of sedimentary basin research to support the preparation of oil […]

  • 21 July 2017

    Schlumberger has narrowed its second quarter loss to $74 million, compared to $2,16 billion a year ago. The world’s largest oilfield services provider posted the second quarter revenue of $7,46 billion, 4 percent up from $7,16 billion in the corresponding quarter of 2016. Sequentially, revenue grew eight percent, as Schlumberger had reported a revenue of […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    MacArtney Underwater Technology has supplied FOCUS 2 underwater vehicles on board a multipurpose supply vessel engaged in survey work on the world’s longest subsea interconnector between the UK and Norway. Business partnership between Geomarine, local MacArtney agent in Italy, and Next Geosolutions has resulted in provision of a MacArtney FOCUS 2 ROTV system to be applied in […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    A group of European and American scientists have embarked on an oceanographic mission aboard the German research vessel RV Maria S. Merian to study the physical and bio-geo-chemical characterization of the Senghor Sea Mount ecosystem located to the north of the Cape Verde Archipelago. The ten-day scientific mission is being conducted in the waters of […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Java Offshore has completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Asian Geos from Gardline Geosciences and Helms Geomarine. The acquisition will further enhance Java Offshore’s existing portfolio of services through the addition of an offshore geotechnical and engineering capability focused on the oil and gas, marine renewables, marine civil engineering and telecommunication sectors. Rizal […]

  • 23 January 2017

    Offshore service contractor Java Offshore has recently completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Asian Geos from both Gardline Geosciences and Helms Geomarine. Asian Geos is a specialist offshore geotechnical and geophysical service provider within the Asia Pacific market. Java Offshore said on Monday that the acquisition will enhance its existing portfolio of services […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Oilfield services major Schlumberger has posted third-quarter 2016 profit of $176 million, or 13 cents per diluted share, versus $989 million, or 78 cents per diluted share same time last year. The company’s revenue fell 17 percent year-on-year to $7.16 billion, from $9 billion in the corresponding period in 2015, and also decreased 2 percent sequentially. Schlumberger […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    National Oceanography Centre (NOC) is leading a research cruise this summer which will address technical challenges in exploring for seafloor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade of service that has seen this ship travel 218,972 miles in pursuit of science. Seafloor hot-springs, or hydrothermal vents, form deposits of minerals […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Norfolk Marine Ltd has completed a bathymetric survey of five turbine foundations at the 60MW Scroby Sands offshore wind farm. The company used its WFS & Survey vessel the Norfolk Swift to carry out the survey. This was the final section of works within a contract to install the company’s TFN Scour Protection System to the foundations supporting some […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Research led by geoscientists at the University of Southampton and with contributions by marine scientists at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is reportedly the first to show a direct link between fault activity and the amount of water entering the solid Earth along faults. The reaction between the deep Earth rocks and […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The world’s first ‘real world’ deep-water controlled experiment simulating emission from a submerged carbon dioxide storage reservoir is to take place in the North Sea, with the aim of further verifying the safety of offshore carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS). Reportedly, small quantities of CO₂ will be injected into mud on the sea […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    After the discovery of low-oxygen eddies in the tropical and subtropical Atlantic Ocean, some assumptions regarding biogeochemical cycles in this region now have to be rethought. Marine scientists from Kiel and Plön (Germany) have found processes within these short-lived eddies that previously were not know in the open Atlantic. These processes influence, inter alia, the […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Research & Development

    Following the commissioning of the research vessel SONNE at the end of 2014, the renewal of the German research fleet continues to receive additional support. The Chairman of the DFG Senate Commission on Oceanography and Director of the MARUM Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Prof. Dr. Michael Schulz, and the Director of […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Research & Development

    The coastal upwelling of cold and nutrient-rich waters off Peru and Ecuador is significant not only for the regional fishing industry, but also for the global carbon cycle and thus for the Earth’s climate. As part of the Kiel Collaborative Research Centre 754, scientists of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel examined how […]