Search results for: Ocean Floor Geophysics

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  • 29 April 2016

    Ocean Floor Geophysics (OFG) have appointed Salcon Petroleum Services (SPS) as their agent in Malaysia. The agreement was signed between OFG CEO Matthew Kowalczyk and the CEO of SPS Thomas Sjoberg, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Under the agreement, SPS will provide marketing support in Malaysia for all services provided by OFG. Matthew Kowalczyk said: “We are excited to be working […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Ocean Floor Geophysics (OFG) has secured a contract for delivery and installation of two self-compensating magnetometer (SCM) systems for the Department of National Defence’s (DND) science and technology organization, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC). The contract was awarded under the Built in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP), OFG informed. The systems, which are supplied with […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said it has identified a large area of sulphide minerals following a three-week data acquisition expedition on the Mohn’s ridge in the western part of the Norwegian Sea. The deposits could include important industrial metals such as copper, zinc, cobalt, nickel, vanadium, wolfram and silver. The NPD has been assigned the task […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Ocean Floor Geophysics (OFG) has been awarded a contract by Global Seas Mineral Resources NV (GSR) for seafloor sampling, AUV, and geophysical services. Since September 2014, GSR NV has been integrated into DEME Concessions NV. GSR and OceanflORE (a joint venture between Royal IHC and DEME) are working together towards making offshore harvesting possible, profitable […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    DOF Subsea Norway (DOF), together with Ocean Floor Geophysics (OFG), has completed geophysical mapping of a 5 km2 area in Bjørnafjord, Norway, for Statens Vegvesen (SVV). The project was executed using the Hugin AUV ‘Chercheur’, owned and operated by OFG, in combination with the small survey catamaran ‘GeoCat’ owned by DOF. The aim of the […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Ocean Floor Geophysics (OFG), in cooperation with Fukada Salvage and Marine Works (Fukada), has completed another high resolution CSEM survey of near surface gas hydrates. The survey was executed using the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Vulcan system for the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japanese waters. Following the successful 3D […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Ocean Floor Geophysics (OFG), in cooperation with Fukada Salvage and Marine Works, has completed a high resolution CSEM survey of near surface gas hydrates. The survey was performed using the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Vulcan system for the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japanese waters.   The survey comprises over […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Ocean Floor Geophysics (OFG), in cooperation with Fukada Salvage and Marine Works (Fukada), has completed a third high resolution controlled source elctromagnetic (CSEM) survey of near surface gas hydrates in Japanese waters for the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). The company used the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Vulcan system for the survey. The survey comprised over […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) is starting data acquisition expedition for mineral deposits in the deeper areas of the continental shelf in western parts of the Norwegian Sea. The NPD has engaged Swire Seabed, who partners with Ocean Floor Geophysics, to carry out mapping of potential sulphide minerals on the seabed over the Mohns Ridge. […]

  • 10 August 2018

    The NPD will conduct a data acquisition expedition over the Mohns Ridge in the western Norwegian Sea.

  • 10 October 2016
    Equipment

    Ocean Floor Geophysics (OFG) has invested in a 3000 meter-rated Hugin autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). The AUV Chercheur is equipped with a sensor and software suite for inspection of pipelines and infrastructure, pipeline route studies, site geohazard surveys, environmental monitoring surveys, and other seafloor-based applications such as UXO, archeology, salvage, and minerals exploration, OFG explained. […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The GEBCO-NF Alumni Team has completed technology readiness tests of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE. The test were conducted using a combined unmanned surface vessel (USV) and autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) system. The goal of the XPRIZE challenge is to advance ocean technologies for rapid, unmanned and high-resolution ocean exploration and discovery. The Team used […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Equipment

    Teledyne Gavia, manufacturer of the Gavia autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV), has completed trials of the AUV self-compensating magnetometer from Ocean Floor Geophysics (OFG). Following¸the integration and field trials in Iceland of the OFG self-compensating magnetometer (SCM) on the Teledyne Gavia AUV the sensor system is now being offered as part of the suite of tools […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Supported by Kongsberg experts and technology, the GEBCO-NF Alumni Team, one of 19 semi-finalist teams competing in the $7-million Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition, has completed technology readiness tests of its unmanned surface vessel (USV) / autonomous underwater vessel (AUV) concept and associated combination of communications hardware and software to process and transmit data remotely. […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has completed data acquisition expedition on the Mohns Ridge in the north-western Norwegian Sea, using the Seabed Constructor vessel. During the four-week expedition, the NPD has made several discoveries of previously unknown sulphide deposits, and collected data covering large areas. These deposits include metals and minerals that are important in […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Kongsberg Maritime has received the first order for K-MATE, its latest marine robotics innovation. K-MATE, an autonomous surface vehicle control system, will be integrated with SEA-KIT, a new class of Maritime Autonomous Surface Vessel being built by UK manufacturer, Hushcraft. SEA-KIT is an USV that can carry a deployable and retrievable payload of up to […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team has won the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, to claim the top prize of $4 million for their entry concept. The award was presented to the team at a ceremony at the Musée Océanographique de Monaco, in the presence of leading international ocean experts, by Anousheh Ansari, CEO of XPRIZE. The […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    RCUK SSC Limited, on behalf of the British Geological Survey (BGS), announced tender for hydrographic services. BGS, a component Research Centre of the Natural Environment Research Council, has a requirement for a marine geophysical and geotechnical pre-rig move site survey in the Gulf of Mexico, approx. 15 miles off the Yucatan coast. The survey and […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution scientists Henry Dick, a geologist, and Joseph Pedlosky, a physical oceanographer, have been selected to receive two of the American Geophysical Union’s prestigious medals this year. The awards will be given at an honors ceremony on December 7 in San Francisco at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, the largest […]

  • 6 August 2018

    Ørsted has announced that the research vessel Gerry Bordelon will conduct final geophysical studies on the site of the proposed Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The new director of The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project, Jamie McMichael-Phillips, has now taken up his position. He will lead one of the most challenging projects of the next decade, the mapping of the entire ocean floor by the year 2030. The announcement of his appointment was made in October. “In the last four […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Virginia-based 3PSC is being issued a $14,9 million modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise a 182-day option for the operation and maintenance of five U.S. Navy oceanographic survey ships (T-AGS). Military Sealift Command’s Special Mission program supports worldwide oceanographic programs with seven ships that perform acoustical, biological, physical and geophysical surveys. These ships […]