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  • 4 May 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Benthic, a global geosciences company, has been awarded a contract by Statoil Canada Ltd for an offshore geotechnical investigation in the Flemish Pass region off the coast of Newfoundland. The contract includes the provision of geotechnical services required by Statoil to determine the slope stability, preliminary geological model and preliminary design parameters of the Flemish Pass area. Benthic’s […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Benthic, a geosciences company form Houston, has been awarded a contract by Statoil Canada Ltd for an offshore geotechnical investigation in the Flemish Pass region off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada.  According to Benthic, the contract includes the provision of geotechnical services required by Statoil to determine the slope stability, preliminary geological model and preliminary […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Benthic, a global geosciences company, has been awarded a contract by Carnarvon Hibiscus Pty Ltd (CHPL) for an offshore geotechnical investigation in the Sea Lion Field off the coast of South Eastern Australia in the Bass Strait. Operating from a client issued vessel, Benthic’s PROD1 (Portable Remotely Operated Drill) will perform rotary drilling and piston coring, and in‐situ testing […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Benthic, a global geosciences company, has been awarded a contract by Carnarvon Hibiscus Pty Ltd (CHPL), a subsidiary of Hibiscus Petroleum, for an offshore geotechnical investigation in the Sea Lion Field off the coast of South Eastern Australia in the Bass Strait.  Operating from a client issued vessel, Benthic’s PROD1 (Portable Remotely Operated Drill) will […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ennsub, a subsea design, engineering and technology company, has been awarded a contract worth £2 million by Benthic to build a newly enhanced and portable Launch and Recovery System to complement the latest addition to its seabed drilling and geotechnical drill fleet. The Launch and Recovery System (LARS4) features Active Heave Compensation and 3000m deployment […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Benthic, a global geosciences company, has been awarded a contract by a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for a deepwater geotechnical investigation in the Golfinho Field off the coast of Mozambique. Benthic’s PROD (Portable Remotely Operated Drill), operating from the Jaya Vigilant, will perform rotary rock coring and piston coring in water depths up to 2,500 meters. In […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Benthic, a global geosciences company, has been awarded a contract by a subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for a deepwater geotechnical investigation in the Golfinho field off the coast of Mozambique. Benthic’s PROD (Portable Remotely Operated Drill), operating from the MPSV Jaya Vigilant, will perform rotary rock coring and piston coring in water depths up […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Environment, Research & Development

    A new paper on macrobenthic recovery after dredging activities in offshore wind farms has been published by Springer Link. The article was authored by Delphine A. Coates, Gert van Hoey, Liesbet Colson, Magda Vincx and Jan Vanaverbeke. The abstract says: The development of offshore wind farms (OWFs) in the North Sea has increased considerably to create alternatives for fossil fuel energy. […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Research & Development

    Marine Ecological Surveys Ltd (MESL) was commissioned by Xodus Group Ltd to conduct a benthic characterisation survey for the Torr Head Tidal Array development off of the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland on behalf of Tidal Ventures Limited – a joint venture partnership between Brookfield Renewable Energy Group and OpenHydro Technology Limited. The […]

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

    Marine Ecological Surveys Ltd (MESL) has conducted a benthic characterisation survey for the Torr Head Tidal Array development off of the north coast of County Antrim, Northern Ireland on behalf of Tidal Ventures Limited. Tidal Ventures is a joint venture partnership between Brookfield Renewable Energy Group and OpenHydro Technology Limited. The survey involved the acquisition of high […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Benthic, a geosciences company, has relocated to its new Technology Center in Houston, Texas. The new facility, located in Hammerly Business Park at 1805 Brittmoore Road houses Benthic’s Research and Development, Training Center, US maintenance facility and the Company’s headquarters. The facility contains 13,410 square feet of corporate office space and 17,840 square feet of […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    SMD has announced that the company has been selected to build Benthic’s PROD4 (Portable Remotely Operated Drill). Benthic, a global geosciences company, has announced plans to augment its PROD fleet with the contracted build of PROD4 expected to enter service in Q3 of 2015. PROD4 will be an enhanced version of the successful PROD2 and […]

  • 2 June 2014

      Benthic said it has been awarded a contract by Woodside Energy to undertake an offshore geotechnical site investigation for the proposed Browse floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) development off the North West coast of Western Australia. The survey will assist with further understanding details of the seabed features of the Browse gas fields. Operating […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Infrastructure

    Benthic, a global geosciences company, has been awarded a contract by Woodside Energy Ltd to undertake an offshore geotechnical site investigation for the proposed Browse Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Development off the North West coast of Western Australia. The survey will assist with further understanding details of the seabed features of the Browse gas […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Benthic, a global geosciences company, has been awarded a contract by Woodside Energy Ltd to undertake an offshore geotechnical site investigation for the proposed Browse Floating Liquefied Natural Gas Development off the North West coast of Western Australia. The survey will assist with further understanding details of the seabed features of the Browse gas fields. […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA) was contracted by HDR Engineering Inc. (HDR) to conduct a benthic habitat characterization assessment for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic to evaluate through field surveys the benthic habitat and federally protected marine biota that may occur in the nearshore waters around Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West. Such data […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    MBARI has recovered the Benthic Rover for maintenance, after three years of nearly continuous deployment on the seafloor at Station M, located about 220 kilometers off the coast of central California, at a depth of 4,000 meters. The Rover was built by a team of MBARI engineers and scientists, led by Ken Smith and Alana […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Environment, Research & Development

    Researchers at the Graduate School of Oceanography and Department of Geosciences at the University of Rhode Island have compared top-down and bottom-up approaches to benthic habitat mapping, as a response to increased interest in ocean renewables in the United States. The research was conducted at two sites offshore Rhode Island considered for wind farm development. […]

  • 19 January 2021
    Business developments & projects, Environment, Innovation, Research & Development

    The Wave and Energy Project (WEP+), a multinational research project into biofouling on offshore renewable energy platforms, has made progress on developing anti-fouling strategies set to boost the performance of marine energy technologies.

  • 20 November 2020
    Business developments & projects, Project & Tenders

    Fugro has completed a six-month site characterisation campaign at the Mayflower Wind project area off the coast of Massachusetts, where Shell and Ocean Winds are developing an 804 MW offshore wind farm. The company carried out high‑resolution surveys within the project’s lease area and along the export cable routes, with the acquired geo-data to support […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Business developments & projects, Environment

    Offshore survey player TDI-Brooks has completed environmental baseline studies (EBS) for Total off Ivory Coast. The work took place in collaboration with the French environmental firm Créocéan and also Benthic Solutions. TDI- Brooks deployed the R/V Proteus to blocks CI-705 and CI-706 to conduct seawater sampling and profiling as well as planton sampling at 7 […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Research & Development

    DeepGreen Metals has formalized partnerships with scientific research institutions and universities in an investment into its ongoing deep-sea discovery program to characterize the potential impacts of lifting polymetallic nodules up from the bottom of the Clarion Clipperton Zone (CCZ) of the Pacific Ocean. The program will include dozens of discrete studies of pelagic and benthic […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Business developments & projects, Vessels

    MMT’s DP2 multipurpose support vessel Stril Explorer is on its way to the Beacon Wind project site offshore Massachusetts, where MMT will carry out geophysical survey. In April, Equinor Wind US awarded MMT US with a contract for survey work at its offshore wind lease area off New England. The contract includes high resolution geophysical, benthic […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Environment, Project & Tenders

    MMT US Inc. has awarded Vento Maritime with a contract for MetOcean forecasts and weather support at Equinor’s Beacon Wind project offshore Massachusetts. Earlier this year, Equinor Wind US contracted MMT for geophysical survey services at the offshore wind lease area in New England. The project covers high resolution geophysical, benthic surveys and shallow subsurface […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Environment, Exploration & Production, Rules & Regulation, Technology, Transition

    The increase in metal mining needed to address the transition to renewable energy is drawing increasing attention and has led to a proposal to identify critical minerals for energy security options and identify sourcing challenges. There is an elemental strain between the need to scale up ocean-based renewables and the resource and environmental implications related […]