Noordhoek Expands ROV Fleet

Noordhoek Offshore has ordered 2 new Sub-Atlantic Mohican ROVs and 3 new Seaeye Falcon ROVs. The decision to order new ROVs is another step within the growth strategy of Noordhoek, which already has two new vessels under construction; a DPII Saturation Diving Support Vessel for delivery Q4 2009 and a dedicated DPII ROV Survey Vessel for delivery Q1 2010.     This order continues Noordhoek´s fleet rejuvenation programme and adds 5 units to Noordhoek's ROV fleet, operating mainly in the inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) market. The delivery of these new ROVs is scheduled for the second quarter of 2009.... (read more)
2009-03-24 02:37:30

CSA Ocean Sciences and Okeanus Provide Emergency Response Survey Resources

CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA) and Okeanus Science & Technology (Okeanus) are working together to stage a full range of specialised survey and monitoring equipment in Houston and Louisiana to deploy in the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The resources will help evaluate the storm’s impact on coastlines, waterways, bayous, ship channels and terminals, marine infrastructure and oil & gas-related facilities located on or near the water. According to Gordon Stevens, vice president and general manager of CSA, hurricanes often dramatically impact coastlines and waterways in affected areas, deposit debris into lakes, harbours and ship channels creating hazards to navigation that... (read more)
2017-08-30 08:58:42

Caris Conference Attracts Record Numbers

Caris hosted its 13th International User Group Conference, CARIS 2010, at the Four Seasons hotel in Miami, Florida, USA on 22nd to 26th March 2010. Stronger Together - People, Products, Infrastructure was this year's conference theme that brought together delegates from a record number of nations. The conference featured two days of engaging User Group Meetings and Training Camps, followed by two days of paper sessions. Rear Admiral Tim McGee opened the sessions with an inspirational keynote address leading into a collection of extremely high-quality presentations by some of the world's top authorities on topics including Education in Hydrography, Marine... (read more)
2010-04-20 12:00:00

Marine Geospatial Data Industry Seminar

The Marine Geospatial Data Industry seminar held at the UKHO at beginning of July attracted representatives from government departments and agencies, academia and from the commercial sector. The purpose of the seminar was to stimulate discussion on the potential development of a Marine Geospatial Data Infrastructure (MGDI) for the UK, the role stakeholders will play and how the initiative might be moved forward. Visits to key operational areas within the UKHO and product and service demonstrations offered a chance to see the UKHO in action and provided insight into the future of the UKHO, including its wider markets programme. Dr... (read more)
2003-10-25 12:00:00

2D Infill Seismic Survey for Geoscience Australia

The Duke, owned and operated by Gardline CGG Pte Ltd, Australia, has been selected by Geoscience Australia to acquire the Gippsland 2D Infill marine seismic survey offshore Victoria (Australia). Preparation for the project is underway and the expected start date is 6 April 2015. The Gippsland 2D Infill survey is part of the National CO2 Infrastructure Plan to aid in the identification of potential sites suitable for the long term storage of CO2 in Australia. The survey will cover approximately 800 line kilometres in the Gippsland basin. Duke was selected for its capability to acquire 2D seismic, multibeam bathymetry and... (read more)
2015-03-19 09:31:44

Noordhoek Group NL Relaunch

The Noordhoek Group (Netherlands) is in the concluding stage of a relaunch. By attracting external capital the company is to proceed to operate at the same location in Zierikzee, while the vast majority of the quality staff will be able to rejoin the company.     The investment company Value Enhancement Partners from Amsterdam will obtain a majority share and will be supported by the Noordhoek family and Hanzevast, the owner of the Noordhoek Pathfinder.   Because of the new financial structure and the planned reinforcement of the management, future development will be looked upon with great confidence and the... (read more)
2011-05-12 09:28:58

Go India: Fuelling a Nation's Growth

Currently the fifth largest energy consumer in the world, with oil and gas representing over 40% of its primary energy consumption, India is at the forefront of global energy demand and faces a number of technical and business challenges. GO India 2007, a new exposition and conference is designed to promote cooperation, understanding and technology transfer will be held at the Pragat Maidan Exhibition Center, New Delhi 31 October-2 November 2007. Go India will be organised by DMG world media, the name behind many energy events including the Global Petroleum Show (GPS), ADIPEC, and Gastech. DMG’s portfolio of oil and... (read more)
2007-01-02 12:09:08

Radio Network Contract

Thrane & Thrane has been awarded a DKK20 million (US$3.6 million) contract by Inmarsat to supply and install two Radio Network Controller stations in Hawaii (USA). This is one of the first contracts awarded to start implementing the necessary BGAN infrastructure to support the third Inmarsat-4 satellite.   The contract delivery is planned to take place over the next two fiscal years. Installation of equipment is planned to be completed during this fiscal year whereas integration and testing is scheduled for the following fiscal year. Thrane & Thrane has worked with Inmarsat since 2001 to design, manufacture and install BGAN... (read more)
2007-08-16 10:38:45

Hexagon Makes Offer for Veripos

Hexagon is to present to the shareholders of Veripos (UK), directly or through a wholly owned subsidiary, a voluntary offer of NOK28 in cash per share for all outstanding shares of Veripos. Ola Rollén, president and chief executive officer of Hexagon, said that there is a good strategic fit between Hexagon and Veripos whereby Hexagon will provide positioning technology to Veripos as well as future growth via Hexagon's onshore markets.  Veripos has, according to Rollén, built up a strong position in  the offshore market and has a world class infrastructure that Hexagon can leverage on immediately after an acquisition rather... (read more)
2013-10-16 01:05:36

MacArtney and Meyah Ich Ha Join Forces in Offshore Mexico

The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group, headquartered in Denmark, has entered into a representative agreement with the Mexican ROV and subsea service company, Meyah Ich Ha, who is set to administer the promotion and sales of MacArtney systems and products within the Mexican part of the Gulf of Mexico region. The name Meyah Ich Ha originates from Mayan culture and means "work under water" - and based out of Veracruz on the Gulf of Mexico coast, Meyah Ich Ha provides ROV services, ROV pilot training and counselling of the highest quality. The projects undertaken by Meyah Ich Ha are primarily based... (read more)
2014-06-02 09:48:38
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