Fugro Performs Strongly in Geotechnical and Survey, Weaker in Subsea

Fugro, headquartered in The Netherlands, has issued an interim business update. The oil and gas market, which is the main market in which the company operates, continues to be strong in most segments relevant to Fugro. Following the global pattern of economic development, the second largest market is infrastructure which - with the exception of Europe - shows some improvement. The overall backlog continues to be healthy and is strengthening further.    On 31 January 2013, the majority of the Geoscience transaction with CGG was completed. Transfer of the airborne and certain other small activities will be completed in the... (read more)
2013-05-08 09:52:10

Fugro Expands Survey Services and Satellite Imagery Capabilities

Fugro has extended its integrated survey services to help improve efficiency in coastal management and enable more informed decision making. A new agreement with global specialist EOMAP 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. The integrated data and product solutions will provide clients with outstanding value and unmatched coverage. According to hydrogrpahic business development manager Don Ventura, teaming with EOMAP augments Fugro’s survey and satellite imagery capabilities and will allow a timely and cost-effective nearshore bathymetry review facility for clients whose own... (read more)
2015-08-14 08:45:00

Fugro to Provide Survey Vessel Supporting MH370 Search

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has awarded Fugro a contract that will see the deployment of its specialist vessel, equipment and expertise in the underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370. The survey vessel Fugro Equator is fitted with a Kongsberg EM302 multibeam echosounder, suited for full ocean depths. Fugro will conduct a bathymetric survey of the search area.   The seabed data obtained will assist in the production of maps of the seabed offshore Western Australia. This area is relatively uncharted and the maps will assist in planning subsequent stages of the MH370 search. Fugro and ATSB expect the... (read more)
2014-06-10 01:24:54

NOAA Signs Multi-year Hydrographic Survey Contract with Fugro

Fugro is one of eight firms recently awarded a five-year hydrographic survey contract by the United States’ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Task orders under this indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract will support development of updated navigational charts in US waters, including Alaska, Hawaii, the Territories and the Great Lakes. With a maximum value of USD250 million the contracts call for both vessel- and aircraft-based hydrographic survey capabilities. Fugro has been providing hydrographic survey services to NOAA since 1998. Among other task orders, working under the prior IDIQ contract, the company surveyed approximately 3,000 square kilometres around the... (read more)
2014-07-09 10:21:53

Fugro Commences Mareano Survey for Norwegian Hydrographic Service

Fugro has commenced a hydrographic survey encompassing an area of Norwegian waters of approximately 15,000 square kilometres. The survey is part of the MAREANO programme, for which Fugro has successfully completed a number of surveys since 2006. The Norwegian programme maps depth and topography, sediment composition, contaminants, biotopes and habitats. It is taking place in the Barents Sea with various areas located above the 78th parallel and typical water depths ranging from 80 to 3,500 metres. The main workscope comprises the collection of high resolution and density multibeam echo sounder data meeting standards set by the International Hydrographic Organisation. To help... (read more)
2017-05-10 10:14:47

Norwegian Hydrographic Service Appoints Fugro For 2014 Mareano Survey

Fugro OSAE, Germany, has been awarded an EUR3.6 million hydrographic survey contract by the Norwegian Hydrographic Service (NHS). The survey encompasses an area of over 13,200 km² in the Barents Sea and the Norwegian Sea and is part of Norway’s MAREANO project. A contract option allows for the extension of the survey area by two thirds.   The area in the Barents Sea is located at the northern-most part of Norway, near the Russian border, in water depths between 150 and 250 metres. In the Norwegian Sea the survey area is located approximately 100 miles offshore with water depths between... (read more)
2014-04-02 04:59:14

'Fugro Discovery' to Commence Frontier Seeps Survey in Offshore Kenya

Fugro has been awarded a contract by Shell/BG Kenya for the execution of a seabed survey to detect natural leakages of hydrocarbons. The seeps survey complements a seismic exploration programme that was completed recently in offshore Kenya. To undertake a four-week campaign of multibeam data acquisition and precise sampling, Fugro will mobilise its specialised survey vessel, Fugro Discovery, to Kenya in March. Seabed sampling will be carried out using a drop corer and multibeam data will be acquired with the latest deepwater high resolution multibeam echosounder, installed in a newly designed gondola on the vessel hull. Seep Survey Campaigns The... (read more)
2017-02-22 08:29:01

French Gulf of Lion Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Survey for Fugro

Fugro has been awarded the contract to conduct an Airborne Lidar Bathymetry (ALB) survey of the Gulf of Lion (France) to be conducted during September 2011. The primary purpose of the survey, which will be conducted to IHO Order 1b standards, is to map the sand reserves from the back of the beach to the 10 metre isobath to create a seamless, regular and digital altimetric model of the sea and the adjoining portion of land. The contract has been awarded by Direction régionale de l'Environnement, de l'Aménagement et du Logement (DREAL) with technical evaluation of the project by the... (read more)
2011-09-14 10:21:05

Fugro Survey Wins RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Award

Fugro Survey has won one of the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards for 2007. The President’s Award will be presented at a special ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel, National Exhibition Centre, on Tuesday 22 May 2007, which runs alongside Safety and Health Expo 2007, the UK’s health and safety at work exhibition. David Rawlins, RoSPA Awards Manager, said ‘Fugro Survey Limited has demonstrated how seriously it takes health and safety management and is a fine example to many other companies. We would like to see more organisations following its lead’. According to Ali Sutherland, Fugro Survey Limited’s... (read more)
2007-04-27 03:24:33

Fugro Commences Renewed ONGC Survey Contract Offshore India

Fugro has commenced integrated survey work offshore India for the country’s multinational oil and gas company ONGC, under a three-year contract valued at approximately USD 7.7 million. The contract, awarded to Fugro for the third consecutive time, calls for engineering surveys in field developments off both western and eastern shores of India. The scope of the work includes bathymetric surveys, seabed mapping, shallow seismic profiling and well head investigation. Deploying its dedicated survey vessel, Fugro Mapper, from September 2017, Fugro is performing surveys in water depths ranging from 10 metres to 100 metres. (read more)
2017-11-01 09:34:29
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