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  • 21 October 2015
    Research & Development

    National Grid Interconnector Holdings Limited and Energinet.dk, which are jointly developing a new HVDC power cable between Great Britain and Denmark known as VIKING Link, have invited tenders for a cable route survey extending across the North Sea between the two countries. The cable route survey will include geophysical survey, geotechnical investigations, cable-crossing investigations with ROV […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Research & Development

    Underwater avalanches and turbidity currents carry huge amounts of sediment, organic material, and pollutants down submarine canyons and into the deep sea. This month marine geologists from several countries are placing dozens of sophisticated instruments in Monterey Canyon to discover how sediment moves during these events. This international effort, the Coordinated Canyon Experiment (CCE), promises to […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Marine Ecological Surveys has conducted an impact assessment study of a proposed tidal array installation off Torr Head, Northern Ireland, using Saab Seaeye Falcon. The study was performed for Tidal Ventures, a partnership between Brookfield Renewable and OpenHydro, for a proposed 100 MW tidal array. Daniel Brutto, General Manager at Marine Ecological Surveys (MESL), said […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Saab Seaeye Falcon ROV spent three days gathering vital benthic data for an impact assessment of a proposed tidal array installation at Torr Head on Northern Ireland’s coast. Undertaking the assessment project was Marine Ecological Surveys Limited for their client, Tidal Ventures Ltd, who intend developing a 100 megawatt tidal array. Daniel Brutto, general manager […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Research & Development

    Saab Seaeye Falcon spent three days gathering vital benthic data for an impact assessment of a proposed tidal array installation at Torr Head on Northern Ireland’s rugged and dramatic coast. Undertaking the assessment project was Marine Ecological Surveys Limited for their client, Tidal Ventures Ltd, who intend developing a 100 megawatt tidal array. Daniel Brutto, […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of around $255.000 to SOL Engineering Service LLC for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Freeport, entrance and jetty channels. According to Lisa Finn, an environmental project manager with the […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Bibby HydroMap has completed survey operations on the €30 million Deep Green tidal energy project off Holyhead, for consultant Xodus Group on behalf of developer Minesto. According to Bibby HydroMap, the objective of the survey was to provide a detailed understanding of the seabed levels, characteristics and shallow geology of the proposed development area and […]

  • 1 September 2015

    Bibby HydroMap has completed survey operations on the €30 million Deep Green marine energy project based off Holyhead for consultant Xodus Group on behalf of developer Minesto AB. The objective of the survey was to provide a detailed understanding of the seabed levels, characteristics and shallow geology throughout the proposed development area and associated export cable […]

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

    Bibby HydroMap has completed survey operations on the €30-million Deep Green marine energy project based off Holyhead for consultant Xodus Group on behalf of developer Minesto AB. The objective of the survey was to provide a detailed understanding of the seabed levels, characteristics and shallow geology throughout the proposed development area and associated export cable route […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Seabed survey company Bibby HydroMap have started survey operations on the proposed LNG project off Morecambe Bay. The programme of work comprises geophysical, geotechnical and environmental surveying of the proposed pipeline route to shore and will be undertaken using a multi-vessel approach. Bibby HydroMap’s own vessels Chartwell and Eagle will perform the geophysical and environmental scope, […]

  • 24 August 2015

    Seabed survey company Bibby HydroMap said it has begun survey operations on the proposed LNG project off Morecambe Bay.

  • 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 […]

  • 19 August 2015

    Offshore geophysical site surveys and associated data analysis have been completed at Carnegie Wave Energy’s CETO 6 Project at Garden Island. 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 seabed across the potential […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Research & Development

    A group of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) researchers and engineers have developed and tested an innovative new system for sampling small planktonic larvae in coastal ocean waters and understanding their distribution. Traditionally, pumps and nets are used for sampling plankton, which require sampling at predetermined stations or towing nets behind a ship, followed by […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Fugro has extended its integrated survey services with a new agreement with global specialist EOMAP. The new agreement enables the creation of integrated bathymetric survey products that comprise elements from Satellite Derived Bathymetry (SDB), Airborne LiDAR Bathymetry (ALB) and traditional acoustic survey technologies. “Teaming with EOMAP augments our considerable survey and satellite imagery capabilities and will […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ceona, a SURF and heavy subsea construction contractor in the deepwater market, has announced that John Smith, Chairman of the company’s board, has stepped down with immediate effect due to ill-health. The company says Smith has been involved in the oil & gas sector for more than 30 years and has been pivotal in overseeing the […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    SURF contractor Ceona informed that John Smith, Chairman of the company’s board, has stepped down with immediate effect due to ill health. Smith has been involved in the oil & gas sector for more than 30 years and has been pivotal in overseeing the growth of Ceona since its inception in 2012. Mark Preece, Ceona’s […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel has started a long term monitoring of the Eckernförde Bay and the last three years scientists have obtained high resolution bathymetry using RV LITTORINA and RV ALKOR. Eckernfoerde Bay comprises a variety of geological, geochemical and biological features that construct a unique underwater landscape. Earlier studies have revealed […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Environment

    APEM will carry out detailed marine benthic surveys for the Beatrice offshore wind farm and export cable route in the Moray Firth after being awarded a contract by developer Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL). The surveys comprise an array of field work, sample analysis and technical reporting. The company recently began gathering seafloor grab samples […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Environment

    APEM will carry out detailed marine benthic surveys for the Beatrice offshore wind farm and export cable route in the Moray Firth after being awarded a contract by developer Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL). The surveys comprise an array of field work, sample analysis and technical reporting. The company recently began gathering seafloor grab samples […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Research & Development

    FORCE has released its second Environmental Effects Monitoring Report, containing summary information on data collected from 2011 to 2013. The report will be used to help design an enhanced program to monitor effects from tidal turbines deployed at the FORCE site in the Minas Passage. “We need to understand what effects tidal technology may have […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has released its second Environmental Effects Monitoring Report in an effort to enhance its environmental monitoring program. The report contains summary information on data collected from 2011 to 2013. It will be used to help design an enhanced program to monitor effects from tidal turbines deployed at the […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer has welcomed the decision by the energy and climate change secretary to grant planning permission to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project in South Wales. ABPmer has been providing marine environmental advice and support to the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project since 2012. Bill Cooper, Managing Director at ABPmer said: “It’s excellent news that […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel has coordinated the ECO2 (Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)) research project from May 2011 to April 2015. Funded by the European Union, the ECO2 project developed recommendations for the selection and monitoring of submarine storage sites as well as an approach to a sound environmental risk assessment (ERA). […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Brevard County is embarking on a large-scale environmental dredging project for the Indian River Lagoon. Decades of excessive pollution has overwhelmed the natural resilience and assimilative capacity of this National Estuary. This legacy of pollutant load contributed to record breaking algae blooms in 2011 and 2012, loss of 60% of the seagrass beds, and unusual mortality […]