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First Korean-built Geophysical Exploration Vessel Commissioned

Jun 03, 2024

South Korea's first domestically built geophysical exploration research vessel was commissioned during a ceremony at Pohang Yeongilman Port on May 31.The 92-meter Tamhae 3 is a fully state-funded research vessel owned by the Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM). The KRW 181 billion (US$132 million) newbuild replaces its 1996-built predecessor, Tamhae 2, for geophysical explorations in domestic and foreign waters…

Oil and Gas Majors Start Next Phase of Pioneering OD OBN Project

Jun 18, 2024

The next phase of the On Demand Ocean Bottom Node (OD OBN) project, involving Sonardyne, Shell, Petrobras and SENAI CIMATEC, has started offshore Brazil, which could result in the development of next generation of geophysical monitoring systems in the offshore oil and gas industry…

Shearwater and XOCEAN Team Up for CCS and Offshore Wind Markets

Jun 11, 2024

Marine seismic acquisition firm Shearwater Geoservices and ocean data company XOCEAN have entered strategic collaboration to explore opportunities in carbon capture and storage (CCS) and offshore wind markets.Building on the successful joint delivery of several large data campaigns…

Oceaneering Signs On for Terradepth's Ocean Data Service

May 01, 2024

Ocean data management solutions provider Terradepth announced it has signed on subsea engineering and applied technology company Oceaneering International as a customer for its new Absolute Ocean (AO) service.AO gives organizations the ability to manage…

Kraken Robotics Wins $11M of New Service Contracts

Apr 30, 2024

Canadian marine technology company Kraken Robotics has secured $11 million of new contracts since the start of the year.The work scope of the contracts will be completed in 2024, Kraken Robotics said.The contracts consist of a $8 million Acoustic Corer deal signed earlier in April…

Arctia to Map Offshore Wind Area in Norway

Apr 11, 2024

Arctia Meritaito, a subsidiary of Finland's Arctia, announced it has been awarded a contract by the Norwegian Mapping Authority to perform hydrographic seabed surveying as part of the 2024 Mareano program.Under its contract from the Norwegian Mapping Authority's Hydrographic Service (NHS)…

TDI-Brooks Completes Survey Off New York & New Jersey

Apr 01, 2024

Between January 2023 and February 2024, TDI-Brooks conducted an extensive site investigation program in two offshore wind blocks in state and federal waters. The projects involved surveying in excess of 20,000 line-kms of analogue and either…

TDI-Brooks' New Vessel Ready for Work

Jan 30, 2024

TDI-Brooks' newest vessel R/V Nautilus (formerly known as Nautical Geo) is ready to go to work following a 6-month retrofit period in Las Palmas.The DP2 vessel is currently enroute to the U.S. East Coast to provide support for offshore wind operations…

Kraken Robotics Reports Strong Q2

Aug 29, 2023

Kraken Robotics Inc. has announced solid financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2023.Products revenue in the quarter was $10.5 million, an increase of 24% over the comparable quarter. The increase was the result of continued sales of KATFISH…

Partners Aim to Unlock More Value from Hydrographic Data

Apr 20, 2023

Maritime software solutions provider QPS and marine geo-information specialist TrueOcean have teamed up to develop digital workflows that they say can optimize the journey of hydrographic data from ping to cloud, by improving on traditional…

GEOxyz Opens US Office

Mar 20, 2023

Belgium-based offshore survey services provider GEOxyz announced it has opened its first office in the United States, located in New Brunswick, N.J., as it expands to serve the offshore wind energy industry on the U.S. East Coast'The renewable energy industry in the U…

AAM Delivers Survey Vessel for NV5-Geodynamics

Mar 13, 2023

Bellingham, Wash. shipbuilder All American Marine (AAM) announced it has delivered a new research and hydrographic survey vessel for NV5-Geodynamics. The vessel was sea-trialed on Bellingham Bay, prior to shipping via cargo ship to its homeport of Beaufort…

TDI-Brooks Awarded Contract to Study Seabed Conditions for US Offshore Wind

Feb 21, 2023

U.S.-based marine services company TDI-Brooks announced it was awarded geophysical, geotechnical and benthic sampling survey campaigns to study seabed conditions within the project lease area and potential export cable corridors for offshore wind farms off the U…

EIVA Acquires SensorSurvey for Survey Solution Testing Partnership

Sep 06, 2022

EIVA a/s announced it recently acquired Danish hydrographic survey company SensorSurvey a/s.The two companies, having worked together for many years, are now taking the next step forward in bridging efforts – strengthening both EIVA’s product…

TDI-Brooks Names Rich Hendren VP

Jul 11, 2022

Marine data acquisition services company TDI-Brooks announced it has named Rich Hendren Ph.D. to its executive leadership team as Vice President of Operations Integrity and Quality DevelopmentHendren retired from the U.S. Navy after over 30 years of service in submarines…

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