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  • 29 August 2019

    Offshore geotechnical engineering and drilling company Geoquip Marine has added a second DP2 OSV to its fleet and named another member to its board. 

  • 24 February 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Geoquip Marine has finalized an extensive conversion and upgrade to its recently acquired multipurpose geotechnical vessel, the Geoquip Speer. As part of the refit the Speer has had its moonpool design opened up, enabling it to be fitted with a fully heave-compensated offshore geotechnical drilling rig and deepwater seabed CPT unit, the GMC201. GMC201 is […]

  • 24 February 2020

    Geoquip Marine has completed a conversion and upgrade to its most recently acquired multipurpose geotechnical vessel, the Geoquip Speer, making it suitable for international DP operations.

  • 4 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Geoquip Marine’s DP2 multi-purpose offshore support vessel, the Geoquip Saentis, has completed its first geotechnical campaign in the North Sea. The vessel started the work in June, following a major overhaul. Operations involved drilling over 2,000 meters and acquiring more than 1,400 high quality samples and over 900 meters of seismic PCPT data. The project […]

  • 29 August 2019

    Geoquip Marine has added a second DP2 multi-purpose offshore support vessel, the Geoquip Speer, to its fleet. Formerly known as MV Cristal, the Geoquip Speer, built in 2010, has a gross weight of 3504 tonnes and a length of 84 meters. Following the acquisition, the Geoquip Marine is currently carrying out upgrades to make Geoquip […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Vessels

    Geoquip Marine’s vessel Geoquip Saentis has arrived at Vineyard Wind’s 501 North Federal Lease Area offshore Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts to start a geotechnical survey campaign. The site will be the eventual location of the 804 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm. Using two separate vessels, Geoquip Marine will gather information on the ground conditions […]

  • 24 February 2020

    Geoquip Marine’s newly acquired DP2 vessel Geoquip Speer has secured a contract for an undisclosed offshore wind project in the U.S.

  • 4 June 2019

    Offshore geotechnical engineering and drilling company Geoquip Marine is sending its Geoquip Saentis vessel to its maiden job following an upgrade.  Geoquip bought the Geoquip Saentis, formerly known as Toisa Vigilant, last March and decided to fit it with the latest version of the company’s heave-compensated offshore geotechnical drilling rig. In an update on Monday, Geoquip […]

  • 4 June 2019

    Geoquip Marine’s DP2 multi-purpose offshore support vessel, the Geoquip Saentis, is heading to its first assignment after a major overhaul. Following a dry-docking, moonpool installation, major overhauls and the installation of Geoquip’s GMR600 marine drillrig the vessel is now ready to begin its new work. The Geoquip Saentis’ first project will include numerous PCPT and […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Geotechnical engineering and drilling company Geoquip Marine has attracted an investment from Njord Partners.

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Geoquip Marine has appointed Peter Østergaard Nielsen to its board of directors as a non-executive director. Peter is a senior lawyer with Danish legal practice Bech Bruun and has extensive specific experience in international wind farm development. In addition to his experience in international business transactions and his insight into the energy sector, Peter is […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Geoquip Marine is set to begin geotechnical surveys in the northern portion of the Vineyard Wind Lease Area around 20 May. The geotechnical data acquisition company will be conducting surveys from its vessel Geoquip Saentis for four to six weeks. Geoquip Marine Group carried out a geotechnical survey campaign for Vineyard Wind LLC in 2018 with its […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Geoquip Marine has completed a geotechnical campaign for Vineyard Wind LLC offshore Massachusetts, USA. The Dina Polaris vessel was mobilised from the Middle East for this campaign which consisted of seabed and downhole cone penetration testing (with seismic testing) and downhole sampling. Over a period of 81 days Geoquip completed over 2,500 meters of deep […]

  • 18 March 2019

    Offshore geotechnical engineering and drilling company Geoquip Marine has added a multi-purpose offshore support vessel to its fleet.

  • 21 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Geoquip Marine’s GMR302 drill rig has supported Solstad’s Normand Baltic in the offshore geotechnical investigation for the renewable energy sector in Taiwan. The system was mobilized onto the Normand Baltic, and assisted with the completion of the geotechnical campaign. The scope of work comprised PCPT, SPCPT and high quality undisturbed sampling in boreholes over 115m […]

  • 23 April 2019

    Geoquip Marine has completed maintenance and upgrades of its 4 point moored shallow water geotechnical vessel, the Investigator. After completing numerous offshore wind farm projects in Japan and Taiwan, the vessel was put in to dry dock to receive a fresh coat of paint, meanwhile upgrading the accommodation and amenity quarters. The geotechnical spread was […]

  • 18 March 2019

    Geoquip Marine has added a DP2 multi-purpose offshore support vessel, the Geoquip Saentis, to its fleet. The Geoquip Saentis is currently being fitted with the latest version of Geoquip’s GMR600 fully heave-compensated offshore geotechnical drilling rig. The vessel has accommodation and work spaces for 55 crew members. At 80m length and 18m beam it provides […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Geotechnical engineering and offshore drilling company Geoquip Marine has recently appointed Jean-Luc Laloë to its board of directors. Laloë, who has almost 40 years of experience in the offshore oil and gas industry, has joined as an independent non-executive director. In the course of his career, Laloë has worked with Technip, Stolt Offshore, and Acergy […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Geoquip Marine has attracted major investment from Njord Partners, a specialist European investment fund. The investment has been made following a record-breaking year for Geoquip and will be used to support ongoing growth plans, the company said. As a result of the investment Njord Partners co-portfolio manager Arvid Trolle will be joining the board of […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Safety

    Geoquip Marine has adopted several measures to enable the company to maintain full operational effectiveness in the face of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Geoquip Marine has seen signs of weakness in the oil and gas market at the same time as the pandemic took hold. According to the company, it is a different situation in […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    DeepOcean today announced that it had bought a geotechnical drilling rig and had established a strategic alliance with Geoquip Marine, in order to enter the offshore geotechnical services market. The new rig is a heave compensated, offshore geotechnical deepwater drilling rig built and commissioned in 2011. The rig is capable of operating in water depths […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    DeepOcean today announced that it had bought a geotechnical drilling rig and had established a strategic alliance with Geoquip Marine, in order to enter the offshore geotechnical services market. The new rig is a heave compensated, offshore geotechnical deepwater drilling rig built and commissioned in 2011. The rig is capable of operating in water depths […]