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Fugro to Collect Data for Norwegian Seabed Mapping Programme

Fugro has been awarded a hydrographic survey contract, valued at NOK 44.7 million (approximately €4.7 million), by the Norwegian Hydrographic Service. The survey is part... (read more)

ROV Support Vessel Upgrades to Sonardyne 6G to Meet Brazil’s New Contracting Specifications

Sixth-generation (6G) underwater positioning technology from Sonardyne has been chosen by vessel owner and operator Companhia Brasileira de Offshore (CBO) to meet Brazil&rsquo... (read more)

TCarta Wins Grant to Enhance Satellite-derived Bathymetry Technology

TCarta Marine, a global provider of marine geospatial products, has been awarded a research and development grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to enhance and autom... (read more)

Fugro Academy Receives World-class Cat B Accreditation

Fugro’s Applied Hydrographic Survey training course has achieved world-class Cat B (S-5B) accreditation from the International Board on Standards of Competence for Hydro... (read more)

New Expedition to Find the Wreck of Polish Submarine

A group of Polish specialists intend to explore the bottom of the North Sea in another search for the submarine 'ORP Orzeł' which was lost, and possibly mistakenly s... (read more)

USVs Conduct Underwater Topographic Survey in the Antarctic

In November 2017, China’s 34th Antarctic scientific expedition was officially launched. Two Oceanalpha M80 submarine exploration unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) and two... (read more)

Cefas Scientists Complete 6-week Autonomous Fisheries Acoustics Mission

A state-of-the-art technique for mapping and counting schools of fish has been tested on an autonomous marine platform in the North Sea, offering a new method for collecting d... (read more)

Hydrographic Surveying Supporting the Search for MH370

Last week, the MH370 Safety Investigation Report was presented by the Ministery of Traffic of the Malaysian Government. On 8 March 2014, the  Malaysian Airlines aircraft... (read more)

Accurate Real-time Weather Data on the Solent

A Gill Instruments supplied weather station on the Solent - Calshot Spit Light Float – has been implemented with the OceanWise’ data telemetry system which is... (read more)
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David Millar to Serve On IHO-IOC Gebco Guiding Committee

David Millar, Fugro’s government accounts director for the Americas region, has been appointed... (read more)

Zupt Welcomes Karel Zuidweg as International Technical Services Manager

Zupt, LLC welcomes Karel Zuidweg into the role of International Technical Services Manager based in... (read more)

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