Search results for: benthic

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  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sediments in the bottom of Central Puget Sound show declining environmental health over a 10-year period, according to a just-released report from the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). Central Puget Sound is the area south of Whidbey Island to the Tacoma Narrows. It includes industrialized and urbanized Elliott and Commencement bays, Sinclair Inlet and Bainbridge […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    From 19-27 October 2013, IMARES Wageningen UR, organised a research expedition to the Saba Bank, to investigate the ecological functioning of the Bank. Thirty-three 50m long transects resulted in more than 2000 images of the reef, and over 5000 fish counts of almost 100 fish species. A preliminary comparison with the data from 2011 shows […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Carnegie Wave Energy, an Australian wave energy developer, has completed the geophysical surveys and identified a number of feasible sites for the CETO 6 project. The geophysical survey activities used a number of different methods, including single and multi-beam echo sounding, side scan sonar and sub-bottom profiling to determine the composition and features of the […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today launched its application to the Environmental Protection Authority for a marine consent to extract rock phosphate nodules from the seabed on the Chatham Rise, 450 km from New Zealand. CRP, a New Zealand NZAX listed company, has spent four years and nearly $30 million to research its proposals to mine 1.5 […]

  • 4 April 2013

    Continuing its long association with the Port of Waterford, Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) are assisting the Port of Waterford in South-East Ireland in their application for a new multi-year disposal at sea license. The license application covers a range of areas within the port’s limits, including all inner city marina and berths, Belview Port, […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate launched its application to the Environmental Protection Authority for a marine consent to extract rock phosphate nodules from the seabed on the Chatham Rise, 450 km from New Zealand. CRP, a New Zealand NZAX listed company, has spent four years and nearly $30 million to research its proposals to mine 1.5 million […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chatham Rock Phosphate refuted the misinformation media campaign being run by the Deep Water Group and questioned fish trawling’s environmental record. In media articles George Clement of the Deep Water Group has described Chatham’s proposal to extract rock phosphate as a potential environmental “catastrophe”. “Such descriptions could be applied to fishing, when you think about […]

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

    UK marine survey company Partrac has recently provided sea bed erosion data to the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), for a project aimed at upgrading a fish waste dispersion model (NewDEPOMOD). Used by the Regulator to underpin the consenting process for the domestic aquaculture industry, the NewDEPOMOD model should contribute to the industry’s growth […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    This is the second article in a series on the monitoring programme at Maasvlakte 2 in the Netherlands. The first article appeared in Terra et Aqua, number 129, December 2012 and described the framework of the monitoring of Maasvlakte 2 following the Environmental Impact Assessment and discussed the juvenile fish survey and the possible mismatch […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Leading international renewable energy consultancy group Natural Power has opened a new office in Horsley, near Newcastle, supporting Clients with a full range of ecological wind farm services. The new office will help build on Natural Power’s respected marine ecology services, with improved benthic ecology offerings, as well as increasing their offshore and onshore survey […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today refuted the misinformation media campaign being run by the Deep Water Group and questioned fish trawling’s environmental record. In media articles George Clement of the Deep Water Group has described Chatham’s proposal to extract rock phosphate as a potential environmental “catastrophe”. “Such descriptions could be applied to fishing, when you think […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Blue Ocean Monitoring has recently purchased a new L3Harris Technologies Iver3 autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) to support its global survey operations. The AUV is capable of operations to 200 meters, and is said to be one of the smallest and lightest on the market, allowing for single-user deployment from small work vessels or directly from […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (December 26 – January 01). Two Maersk Supply Service anchor handling tug supply vessels (AHTS) have sunk offshore France. Maersk Supply Service confirmed to Subsea World News that Maersk Battler vessel lost two towed supply vessels Maersk Searcher […]

  • 16 March 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      The specification sets out the terms of reference for the research project: refining sea-bed process models for aquaculture. The project will consider the physical processes determining the distribution of solid wastes from marine aquaculture and the resulting ecosystem response as represented in the DEPOMOD particle-tracking benthic impact model. Primarily, the project will examine the […]

  • 6 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (September 30 – October 06). Subsea 7 Wins Azerbaijan Double with BP Saipem Secures Wireless Subsea Drone Contract from Equinor TechnipFMC Taps Benthic for Geotechnical Work Off Mozambique Subsea 7 Acquires 4Subsea Global Offshore Supports Pentland Firth Cable […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Niras Consulting Ltd (Niras) will be undertaking a benthic drop down camera and Day grab survey for scientific monitoring purposes to the south, west and within the 576MW Gwynt y Môr wind farm site offshore Wales during October 2016, according to a notice to mariners. Niras will use the vessel Aquadynamic to carry out the survey […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet.dk is looking for a contractor to conduct seabed surveys for a new offshore pipeline in the North Sea and for two alternative routes in Lillebælt in the inner Danish Seas. The scope of work along the routes includes geophysical seabed survey, geotechnical investigations, ROV inspections of existing utilities and landfall investigations. The length […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At a conference on Marine and River Dune Dynamics, Michiel Knaapen presents findings on information required to develop a practical model of a dredging site, and the processes that are required to build a model. New methods have been developed for variable flow fields, multiple grain sizes, and simplified ecological rule systems so that realistic […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Niras Consulting Ltd (Niras) will be undertaking a benthic drop down camera and Day grab survey for scientific monitoring purposes to the south, west and within the 576MW Gwynt y Môr wind farm site offshore Wales during October 2016, according to a notice to mariners. Niras will use the vessel Aquadynamic to carry out the survey […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Nautilus Minerals announces the release by its 100% owned subsidiary, Tonga Offshore Mining Limited (“TOML”), of an independent Technical Report prepared by Golder Associates Pty Ltd in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 in respect of a maiden Mineral Resource estimate for TOML’s Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone polymetallic nodule project, located within the Central Pacific Ocean. The […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of Maryland signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The agreement will help BOEM […]