Search results for: Ocean Floor Geophysics

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  • 20 October 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Technology

    Ocean Floor Geophysics (OFG) and Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) have signed a cooperation agreement to work together on various projects to promote the use of marine CSEM technology. The agreement places specific emphasis on exploiting the synergies between the towed-streamer CSEM system from OFG and the sea-bottom CSEM/MT nodal system from EMGS. Cooperation will include development […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Research & Development, Technology

    Teledyne CARIS has secured funding from Canada’s Ocean Supercluster award to develop software for remote operations survey processing. A Teledyne Technologies company said that this is in alignment with its leading AI strategy. Teledyne CARIS’ project aims at three targeted deliverables: The enhancement of its desktop-based product line to leverage the cloud to deliver consistent […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 October 2014

    Accessing two previously untapped streams of satellite data, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and their colleagues have created a new map of the world’s seafloor, creating a much more vivid picture of the structures that make up the deepest, least-explored parts of the ocean. Thousands of previously uncharted mountains rising […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Since the plate tectonics revolution of the 1960s, scientists have known that new seafloor is created throughout the major ocean basins at linear chains of volcanoes known as mid-ocean ridges. But where exactly does the erupted magma come from? Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego now have a better idea after […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A new agreement between marine scientists and a commercial telecommunications company could dramatically advance scientists’ ability to observe and study ocean processes, provide early alerts for potential disasters and study deep Earth geodynamics. Scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and engineers at NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory (PMEL) will work with […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

      Combining recently launched green technology for navigating the oceans with the need to address gaps in critical earthquake information across the globe, scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have been granted $1.02 million from the National Science Foundation to develop a cutting-edge deep-ocean seismic system. With contributions from Scripps Institution […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders, Technology

    EMGS has received a letter of award for 3D CSEM and magnetotelluric multi-client survey in the Gulf of Mexico. The letter of award comes from one of the EMGS’ existing clients and also represents the first project for this customer in the Gulf of Mexico. Norwegian geophysical services company expects that final contract execution will […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Environment, Innovation, Research & Development, Technology

    Canada’s Ocean Supercluster is supporting XOCEAN-led XO-G2 project which aims to develop the next generation survey platform in the form of uncrewed surface vessels (USV). With increased demand on the ocean for aquaculture, harvesting metals and energy extraction, companies need safer, lower cost, carbon neutral uncrewed solutions for collecting ocean data. The next generation of […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production, Technology

    PGS and Ocean Floor Geophysics (OFG) have signed an agreement under which OFG has acquired the exclusive rights to use the hardware, software and intellectual property associated with the PGS towed streamer CSEM system. Oslo-listed PGS receives shares in Canada-based OFG as settlement for the transaction. The towed-streamer CSEM technology developed by PGS allows for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 1 May 2018

    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 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 October 2016

    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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]