Atlis Technology Partner EMODNET-2

While the realisation of European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODNET )- 1 is executed, the European Commission put out a second Hydrographic Lot. For this lot, Hydro Team member Atlis is selected to take care of the technical infrastructure. The second lot of EMODNET concerns an extension of the mapping coverage to the Adriatic, Iberian - French Atlantic coast and the Eastern part of the Mediterranean. (read more)
2010-05-31 12:17:33

Crowdsourcing to Improve Bathymetric Data

TeamSurv is a project using crowdsourcing to improve bathymetric data in coastal waters. Participants log data from their vessel's instruments whilst going about their normal activities at sea, and then upload the data to the project web site for processing. The company have spent the first few months setting up the infrastructure and developing hardware and software loggers, and are now recruiting volunteers, as well as continuing software development for reduction of the soundings. (read more)
2010-07-16 12:11:52

General Acoustics Moves

The German specialist in hydro-acoustics has found a new home. The new building will give a perfect infrastructure for the growth of the company. The location of the facility is close to the mouth of the Kiel-Canal to the Kiel Fjord where a direct access to the water is available. The move will be completed to the mid of February 2007. The new Address: General Acoustics GmbH, Am Kiel-Kanal 1, 24106 Kiel, Germany. (read more)
2007-02-08 12:00:00

Niels Kinneging

Niels Kinneging is geophysicist and senior consultant at Rijkswaterstaat. He works on various topics related to monitoring and data management with special interest in hydrography. He is project manager of the EU Jomopans project to build a monitoring infrastructure for underwater noise in the North Sea. He is member of the Educational Committee of the Hydrographic Society Benelux and the Scientific Committee for Hydro17.   (read more)
2017-08-31 02:30:36

Deepwater Survey Contract

Fugro Singapore has been awarded a major offshore geotechnical investigation contract by Reliance Industries Ltd on the East Coast of India. Fugro will perform geotechnical investigations, laboratory testing and foundation design studies to allow detailed design of subsea infrastructure for the Dhirubhai Satellite Fields located in water depths of up to 1,850 metres. Fugro will be deploying one of its deepwater geotechnical vessels. The value of the contract is approximately USD8 million. (read more)
2012-02-27 03:10:55

Geovation Water Challenge Launches

Ordnance Survey’s ninth Geovation® Challenge launched on 1 December 2015, and sees Britain’s mapping agency offering development funding and places on its Geovation programme for ideas that can improve the relationship with water. Individuals, start-ups and existing businesses and organisations are invited to submit their innovative ideas on how to improve the way we use and manage water by 27 January 2016. Ideas identified as possibly having the highest impact will be invited to a Geovation Weekend Camp from 4-6 March 2016, where the innovators will be asked to work on transforming their idea into a prototype venture. Those selected... (read more)
2015-12-03 11:14:25

Teledyne Takes over CDL

The subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies (USA), Teledyne Limited, has taken over C.D. Limited (CDL). Headquartered in Aberdeen, UK, CDL is a supplier of subsea inertial navigation systems and motion sensors for a variety of marine applications. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. CDL designs and manufactures a variety of sensors including gyrocompasses, attitude and heading reference systems, and inertial navigation systems. In particular, CDL has pioneered the development of small form factor inertial measurement systems for use in subsea applications where space is at a premium, such as on-board remotely operated vehicles (ROVs). CDL also offers advanced control and... (read more)
2013-11-06 09:15:55

Royal Haskoning and DHV Merge

Royal Haskoning and DHV have officially merged and will now be known as Royal HaskoningDHV. The company, headquartered in Amersfoort, The Netherlands, is one of Europe’s leading project management, engineering and consultancy service providers, ranking in the global top 10 of independently owned, non-listed companies and in the top 40 overall. With nearly 8,000 professionals providing services worldwide from 100 offices in 35 countries, Royal HaskoningDHV carries out more than 30,000 projects every year in planning, transport, infrastructure, water, maritime, aviation, industry, energy, mining and buildings. Bertrand van Ee chairs the Executive Board of Royal HaskoningDHV, with Erik Oostwegel as... (read more)
2012-07-02 09:52:20

Six RTK CEESCOPE Echosounder Systems for Australian Navy

Hydrographic echosounder manufacturer CEE HydroSystems recently completed the delivery of several CEESCOPE 200kHz singlebeam echosounder survey systems for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) hydrographic group based in Cairns, Australia. The CEESCOPE ultra-compact waterproof singlebeam 200kHz sonar systems were supplied with built-in RTK GNSS receivers, UHF radio and activated L-Band subscription differential corrections to give the RAN surveyors flexibility in terms of their satellite positioning solution. Replacing their existing and ageing CEEDUCER echo sounders, the CEESCOPE units will be used for near shore littoral Rapid Environmental Assessment (REA) surveys. For example, a REA may be needed to facilitate safe navigation of a... (read more)
2016-05-20 11:02:02

EUR200 Million Port Contract for Boskalis

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis, Netherlands) has won a contract for the construction of a new port terminal TX2 at Superporto do Açu in Brazil. The Açu Superport industrial complex in the north of Rio de Janeiro state is the largest port-industry enterprise in Latin America and is expected to become one of the largest port complexes in the world. TX2 will accommodate the largest shipyard of Latin America and will be constructed by OSX Construção Naval S.A..   The scope of the work includes the dredging of an access and inner channel, turning basin and harbour basin as well... (read more)
2011-08-01 10:49:55
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