Search results for: GEOMAR

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  • 16 March 2014

    The Netherlands: New O&M System to Cut Down Offshore Wind Costs A new system for wind farm operations and maintenance is set to significantly reduce the maintenance costs. The system has been developed by the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) using data from energy company Essent/RWE. East Anglia Zone Could Become Center of […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Research & Development

    Marine scientists from Kiel have researched that organisms living in The Baltic Sea are better prepared for climate change than others. They found that barnacles from Kiel Fjord are much better able to deal with future environmental conditions than their counterparts from less “stressful” habitats. Since carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are rising worldwide, the ocean is […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    SacOil, the South African based independent African oil and gas company, provides an update on its on-going operational activities in Nigeria and Malawi. Satisfactory progress has been made across the existing portfolio of exploration and appraisal assets. The Company also continues to evaluate a number of opportunities to secure new value accretive acreage in established […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SacOil, the South African based independent African oil and gas company, reports that a 3D Seismic Data Acquisition project contractor has begun mobilization process in OPL 233 block, offshore Nigeria.

  • 7 March 2014

    Xodus Group, Cathie Associates and UTEC Geomarine have teamed up to deliver a landmark study which will aim to reduce the costs of generating electricity from offshore wind farms in UK waters. The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), which brings together nine offshore wind developers (DONG Energy, E.ON, Mainstream Renewable Power, RWE Innogy, ScottishPower […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In “World Ocean Review 3”, maribus has published a profound analysis of the opportunities and risks associated with the use of the oceans. The study was conducted in cooperation with the cluster of excellence “The Future Ocean” in Kiel, Germany.  The hunger of mankind for raw materials continues unabated. Oil consumption has doubled since the […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Scientists of GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Institute of Aquatic Resources (DTU Aqua) at the Technical University of Denmark explain how hydrographic conditions affect the distribution of fish eggs and growth of economically important fish stocks. In the Baltic Sea, two cod stocks evolve independently. Also the juveniles of two economically […]

  • 21 January 2014

    The multipurpose research vessel “Poseidon” underwent an overhaul at German yard Lindenau Werft GmbH from 13 December 2013 to 12 January 2014. The ship is operated by the GEOMAR Helmholtz-Centre in Kiel. Lindenau obtained the ship-repair order from the shipping company Briese Schifffahrts GmbH & Co. KG,  research shipping department, on 6 November 2013. The […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    From 13 December 2013 to 12 January 2014 the multipurpose research vessel “Poseidon” was at the outfitting bridge of the Lindenau Werft GmbH for overhauling works. Owner of the multipurpose research vessel is the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein whereas the ship is operated by the GEOMAR Helmholtz-Centre in Kiel. Lindenau obtained the order for the […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Little known but very important for climate change: the greenhouse gases nitrous oxide and methane. For these substances, derived in large part from the ocean, there are still no uniform oceanic measurements worldwide. To change this and to build a global network of time series measurements in the ocean, an international working group has formed […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    South Stream Transport has published the Bulgarian Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report. The EIA Report contains the findings of the environmental studies for the construction and operation of the Bulgarian Sector of the South Stream Offshore Pipeline, and concludes that the environment will not be significantly affected by the Project. The EIA Report is the […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Expert marine data acquisition and consultancy company Partrac Ltd, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The three founding directors Kevin Black, Peter Wilson and Sam Athey, started the business in 2003 sitting around a table with just a pen, a notebook and a telephone. Partrac now has a solid reputation for delivering high quality data to […]

  • 24 September 2013

    Expert marine data acquisition and consultancy company Partrac Ltd, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The three founding directors Kevin Black, Peter Wilson and Sam Athey, started the business in 2003 sitting around a table with just a pen, a notebook and a telephone. Partrac now has a solid reputation for delivering high quality data to […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The MacArtney Group announces the delivery of a CORMAC 4Stainless Steel Winch system to the Institute of Geosciences at the Christian Albrechts University of Kiel. The winch system, which was acquired through German MacArtney Group member, MBT GmbH, will be put to good use onboard various research vessels, hereunder the R/V Alkor, which is operated […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    An international team of scientists has embarked on a shipboard expedition to study how the Earth’s crust was pulled apart in an area beneath the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Spain. The team includes geophysicists from University of Southampton Ocean and Earth Science (SOES) based at the National Oceanography Centre in Southampton, UK. From […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Equipment

    UTEC Geomarine has announced the successful completion of its first ever geoROVTM CPT survey campaign in North America. The geotechnical survey in the Gulf of Mexico was in support of a major pipeline construction project and work comprised of situ testing, interpretation and production of the final reports. In its press release UTEC said the technology […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Schlumberger Limited today reported first-quarter 2013 revenue of $10.67 billion versus $11.17 billion in the fourth quarter of 2012, and $9.92 billion in the first quarter of 2012. Income from continuing operations attributable to Schlumberger, excluding charges and credits, was $1.35 billion—a decrease of 6% sequentially but an increase of 4% year-on-year. Diluted earnings-per-share from […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    C & C Technologies, Inc. (C & C), and international surveying and mapping company, announces the opening of its South Asia Division in India and the appointment of J. Srinivasa Raju as its Director. C & C’s South Asia Division, based in Visakhapatnam, India, will provide geoscience services and special projects along the Indian Coast, […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The start of the first two-day scientific workshop at the MARUM Centre for Marine Environmental Sciences in Bremen next Monday heralds the beginning of the operative phase of the new Helmholtz research alliance “Robotic Exploration under Extreme Conditions” or ROBEX for short. In this project – unique for Germany – space travel specialists and deep-sea […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded the contract to supply a sophisticated survey suite to a vessel currently under construction and for use by a consortium of German universities. The universities are the first to specify the high-end 0.5º x 1º configuration of the EM 122 multibeam echo sounder system. The contract, an open tender won […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded the contract to supply a sophisticated survey suite to a vessel currently under construction and for use by a consortium of German universities. The universities are the first to specify the high-end 0.5º x 1º configuration of the EM 122 multibeam echo sounder system. The contract, an open tender won […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Kongsberg Maritime has been awarded the contract to supply a sophisticated survey suite to a vessel currently under construction and for use by a consortium of German universities. The universities are the first to specify the high-end 0.5º x 1º configuration of the EM 122 multibeam echo sounder system. The contract, an open tender won […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Schlumberger Limited today reported third-quarter 2012 revenue of $10.61 billion versus $10.45 billion in the second quarter of 2012, and $9.55 billion in the third quarter of 2011. Income from continuing operations attributable to Schlumberger, excluding charges and credits, was $1.44 billion—an increase of 3% sequentially and 10% year-on-year. Diluted earnings-per-share from continuing operations, excluding […]

  • 7 September 2012

    A major works project to dredge St Aubin’s inner harbour is due to commence in early October 2012 and is expected to take up to four months to complete. Dredging was last carried out in late 1998 and since this time silt and mud has built up and rendered some of the moorings unusable. Once […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The offshore segment is one of the most promising fields of activity for the maritime industry ‑ with the main focus on provision of hardware and services both for wind energy as a growth market and for the boom sector of offshore oil and gas production. The technical challenges and economic opportunities will be addressed […]