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  • 21 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall informed that the operation to detonate WWII mine under Denmark’s future offshore wind farm Horns Rev 3 has been completed. The mine had been identified from a geophysical survey of the specific area, which was conducted in 2015. “I understand that people are fascinated by the explosion, but 99.9% of the work actually takes place […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Salvage & Marine Operations Team announces tender invitation for WWII Munitions Study and Marine Research Services in the UK, with duration of 6 months from contract award. Salvage and Marine Operations are responsible for the management of the Ministry of Defence-owned potentially polluting or dangerous ship wrecks. During WWII, many ships sank with a considerable […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Tiburon Subsea has found a wreck of WWII submarine USS S-28 (SS-133) off the cost of Oahu, Hawaii. Utilizing Kongsberg Maritime’s Hugin autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and hydro acoustic technology the USS S-28 was located in 2650 meters of water . The survey expedition was part of Tiburon Subsea’s commitment to the ‘Lost 52 Project’, a long-term […]

  • 19 March 2006

    A WWII minesweeper and a torpedo boat are among 10 sunken vessels being raised from the entrance to the Forth and Clyde Canal.

  • 30 April 2010

    A 250lb air-dropped German WWII bomb has been safely detonated on the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm site. Wind farm developer, Scira… [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, April 30, 2010;

  • 30 April 2010

    A 250lb air-dropped German WWII bomb has been safely detonated on the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm site. Wind farm developer, Scira… [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, April 30, 2010;

  • 9 February 2010

    Two boats that were used by the Allied forces in World War II have been saved from the scrapyard or sale abroad and will go on display in Portsmouth. One of the vessels, a Royal Navy MGB81 motorboat, was used at the D-Day landings and is thought to be Britain’s last surviving WWII gunboat.

  • 30 March 2014

    SSE Tones Down Its Commitment to Offshore Wind Projects SSE has disclosed its intention to narrow significantly the focus of its near term development plans for its offshore wind projects. Siemens to Invest EUR 190 Million in Offshore Production Facilities Siemens is investing more than EUR190 million (GBP160 million) in new offshore production facilities in […]

  • 4 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 28 – December 4, 2016).    Boskalis Wins EUR 120 Million Dredging Contract in Brazil Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for […]

  • 31 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    1. Divers Caught Cutting an Undersea Internet Cable (Egypt) Egypt’s coastguard caught three divers cutting an undersea internet cable and causing disruptions to online services on Wednesday, Telegraph reports. 2. Philippines: NAVSEA Supports Removal Operations of USS Guardian Naval Sea System Command’s (NAVSEA) Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) continues to support operations to remove […]

  • 20 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 14-20, 2016).   Royal IHC, ANP Ink TSHD Deal Royal IHC has signed a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 4,200m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with Administración Nacional de Puertos (ANP) in Montevideo, Uruguay.   […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Ramboll has been commissioned to support the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) in the environmental monitoring of the installation of a supporting counter-fill for the sunken German WWII submarine U-864. The rediscovery of German WWII submarine U-864 off the Norwegian west coast in 2003 prompted concerns that the vessel’s cargo of mercury could severely pollute surrounding […]

  • 30 September 2016

    A barge carrying out dredging works discovered an unexploded World War Two bomb on the seabed of the Portsmouth Harbour on Thursday. The barge was preparing seabed for the arrival of the Navy’s new 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth next spring. Royal Navy bomb disposal experts towed the device into open waters 1.5 miles (some 2.4 […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Part of the WWII torpedo was found today by a barge dredging the Portsmouth Harbor ahead of the arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth next spring. The object was discovered on Hamilton Bank, at the approach to the Portsmouth Harbor, by Boskalis Westminster. The Dutch dredging company has been contracted by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to carry […]

  • 31 March 2008

    A board of inquiry in Australia is to investigate the sinking of a World War II cruiser, following the discovery of its wreckage. HMAS Sydney came under attack from the German cruiser Kormoran in late 1941.

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire-based Aleron Subsea has deployed AUXROV subsea system as a part of a wrecks salvage project in the Atlantic Ocean. Aleron’s AUXROV was selected by James Fisher Marine and Britannia’s Gold to assist with the salvage operation, targeting wrecks that were sunk during the WWI and WWII. During both wars, some 7,500 merchant ships were […]

  • 30 August 2017

    A diving operations team at Hinkley Point has discovered a 250lb suspected WWII ordnance two miles north west of the power station, UK Coastguard informed. UK Coastguard has advised vessels in the area of a 1000 meters exclusion zone around the ordnance to ensure they are kept at a safe distance. Ieuan Williams, senior maritime operations […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    A specialised piece of underwater scanning equipment has been used to locate and identify WWII ‘bouncing bombs’ in a Scottish loch. GSE Rentals, part of Unique System UK provided the scanning equipment and engineering support to produce sonar images of the seabed at the dive site currently being explored by the British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC). […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    A Royal Navy minehunter HMS Cattistock and a team of divers have destroyed a 500lb wartime bomb which was dredged up and dropped next to a major North Sea gas pipeline. The bomb was found 50 miles off the coast of Norfolk after a Dutch trawlerman pulled the air-dropped WWII device onto the deck of […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Royal Australian Navy and the Sri Lankan Navy are gearing up for a search operation for the lost Australian WWII destroyer HMAS Vampire. Nine sailors died when the destroyer HMAS Vampire sank after enduring an intensive Japanese air attack off the Sri Lankan coast. The Vampire had been attempting to protect the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Hermes. Commander of Australia’s Fleet, […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The expedition crew aboard the late Paul G. Allen’s research vessel RV Petrel discovered wreckage from USS Wasp (CV 7), which was sunk in 1942. Wasp, found Jan. 14, was sunk September 15, 1942, by four Japanese torpedoes from the Japanese submarine I-19 while escorting transports carrying the Seventh Marine Regiment to Guadalcanal as reinforcements. […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The wreck of a German WWII submarine “U-486” was found offshore Norway while conducting oil pipeline planning operations, reports. Statoil confirmed, on their Facebook profile, that the company has found the submarine in a 250 meter depth. The submarine left Bergen from the west coast of Norway 9 April 1945, and was torpedoed three […]