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  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has contracted with WMR-532, the joint venture of Woolpert and Optimal Geo, to provide bathymetric and topographic lidar and imagery in support of the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX). The five-year, $46 million contract addresses the operation, maintenance and technical support of individual […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the Miami Harbor Deepening Project one-year post-construction assessment for hard-bottom middle and outer reef benthic communities. The report includes data relevant to an assessment of temporary and permanent project effects at channel-side sites as per the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permit conditions for […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Danish transmission system operator 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 […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) has just announced an article named ‘Can Environmental Windows be effective in managing effects of dredging?’.  An examination of whether dredging operations suspended during generic windows of environmental sensitivity could reduce the impacts on marine life has found the marine invertebrates, seagrasses and macroalgae too diverse to be covered […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Fugro has completed a seabed survey for the Viking Link, one of the longest DC electricity interconnectors that will link the UK and Danish electricity supplies. The Viking Link, a joint venture between the UK’s National Grid and Denmark’s Energinet, is a proposed 1,400-megawatt high voltage direct current electricity link, which passes under the North […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) has just released reports on seagrass responses to dredging in northwest Australia. With almost no knowledge of how primary producers in the NW of Australia will respond to the environmental changes produced by dredging, it is difficult to predict and then manage the impacts of dredging on these critical […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 December 2016

    Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute’s (MBARI) Benthic Rover, an autonomous seafloor crawler, recently broke the world record for longest distance traveled and duration sustained by a seafloor crawler.  The Benthic Rover, an untethered, entirely autonomous seafloor crawler, has been collecting  scientific data on the seafloor for an entire year. The Rover operates at Station M—an area […]

  • 13 December 2016

    Barack Obama, the outgoing U.S. president, has closed off more Arctic acreage for offshore oil and gas exploration. The Obama administration in November removed the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, offshore Alaska, from the proposed 2017-2022 offshore oil and gas lease sale program, and the president has now blocked parts of the Bering Sea from any future […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded a construction contract that will help to restore critical water flow to Biscayne Bay as part of its ongoing efforts to restore America’s Everglades. USACE awarded the construction contract for the L-31E Flow Way Culverts 712A and 712B to Sweat, LLC from Orange Park, Florida on […]

  • 19 August 2016

    Below, we bring an article on the UK’s offshore wind energy status and potential, written by Simon Watson, Professor of Wind Energy at Loughborough University, and originally published by The Conversation. In 1993, nine 300kW turbines were installed on the eastern pier at Blyth Harbour, near Newcastle on England’s east coast. One can question whether this […]

  • 19 August 2016

    Below, we bring an article on the UK’s offshore wind energy status and potential, written by Simon Watson, Professor of Wind Energy at Loughborough University, and originally published by The Conversation. In 1993, nine 300kW turbines were installed on the eastern pier at Blyth Harbour, near Newcastle on England’s east coast. One can question whether this […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Bibby HydroMap have completed geophysical, geotechnical, benthic and land survey operations along the route from mainland Scotland to the Isle of Lewis, on behalf of SHE Transmission. Three vessels were used during the survey, the DP1 Bibby Tethra for offshore geophysics, geotechnical sampling and benthic operations, MV Proteus for nearshore geophysics and the RIB Cougar […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Research & Development

    Coast Guard Cutter Healy will moor in Seward on Wednesday following the return from the first-out-of-three scientific missions in the Arctic Chukchi Sea. The vessel will disembark 46 researchers from the University of Alaska-Anchorage and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration after 39 days in the Arctic. The port call will include swap out of science […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) is collaborating with Swansea University on a PhD research programme that will investigate floating and fixed artificial reefs as biodiversity enhancements in coastal waters to mitigate loss of habitat by sea-level rise and renewable energy infrastructure.

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego have designed and built a diver-operated underwater microscope to study millimeter-scale processes as they naturally occur on the seafloor. The Benthic Underwater Microscope, or BUM, is a two-part system–an underwater computer with a diver interface tethered to a microscopic imaging unit–to study […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Galveston District, has awarded a contract to SOL Engineering Services LLC for the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Matagorda Ship Channel entrance channel. According to Lisa Finn, an environmental project manager with the USACE Galveston District’s Navigation Branch, the contract requires collection and analyses of sediment including […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Association of Environmental Professionals will hold their monthly luncheon event on Wednesday, May 18, at Berries in the Grove in Coconut Grove. Geologist/Ecologist Bill Precht, Dial Cordy and Associates Inc., will discuss results from the benthic compliance and post-construction monitoring effort associated with the recently completed Port of Miami deep dredging project, […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Authorities & Government, Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Conscientious, timely development of tidal and wave power could be achieved by focusing on areas of greatest environmental concern and ‘retiring’ other areas that have been shown to have no or very little environmental impact, recommends a new marine energy report.

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Elia, Belgium’s electricity transmission system operator, has issued a tender invitation for providers of seabed survey and seasoil sampling on the East Coast of Belgium for submarine power cables and an offshore platform. Elia plans a high-voltage substation located on an offshore platform in the North Sea which should act as a modular grid or ‘power socket’ […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Ten companies have been awarded €10 million total for research and development projects related to marine renewable energy. Following a call for projects issued in July this year by the French National Research Agency (ANR), in collaboration with France Energies Marines (FEM), with the aim of advancing the French marine renewables sector by developing knowledge […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Clinton Marine Survey and AquaBiota are set to begin the survey of the Natura 2000-area called ‘Bratten’ in Skagerrak. The survey was commissioned by Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management (SwAM), and will include habitat mapping in Bratten. The area is located in the central of Skagerrak between Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The collected […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Burke Mountain Naturalists (BMN) are calling on Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) to reconsider its plans to dump dredged materials into the Burrard Inlet, the Tri City News reports. Elaine Golds, a spokesperson for BMN, said in a letter to the city of Port Moody and the company that the few samples that were taken for […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Dr. Kazumasa Oguri, Senior Research Scientist for Analyses of Changes in East Japan Marine Ecosystems and his colleagues at JAMSTEC carried out long-term monitoring of the seafloor environment off Otsuchi Bay to investigate environmental changes of the deep-sea floor after the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake. Two self-powered deep-sea stations were deployed […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Integral Consulting Inc. (Integral) will use ocean-depth sediment profile imaging (SPI)/plan view camera system to conduct baseline and post-disposal monitoring for a dredging and disposal project in Douglas Harbor, Alaska. The company was awarded the subcontract by Western Marine Construction of Seattle, Washington, who is conducting the dredging, disposal, and capping for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. […]