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  • 7 April 2014

    NCS Survey, an Acteon company, has appointed Simon Goldsworthy as business development manager in its Aberdeen office. Goldsworthy will be responsible for building relationships with existing and potential clients and growing NCS Survey’s presence in the offshore industry globally. Having been active in the offshore industry for more than 18 years, he has already demonstrated […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    iSURVEY, a provider of survey and positioning services to the global oil and gas, offshore renewables and telecommunications markets, has appointed Iain Milroy as business development manager at the company’s Aberdeenshire office.  As part of this newly created role, Iain will focus on the development of the business in the UK as well as North […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Savvy Technologies Ltd, the owner of HiDef Aerial Surveying Inc, will launch a new camera rig on 1 March. According to the company, the new technology is less expensive to produce and will thus decrease the cost of surveying. The current version of the HiDef technology, which has been operating since 2012, will no longer be built.

  • 16 April 2013

    MMT (Sweden) has just completed a site clearance survey in connection to the planned Kårehamn wind farm. E.ON Vind Sverige AB contracted MMT for a Site Clearance Survey at the new Kårehamn wind farm outside the island of Öland. MMT conducted a geophysical survey followed by target an inspection, using ROV around each of the […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Titan Environmental Services has launched and tested Titan Discovery, a 13m long GRP laminates catamaran designed and built by Alicat of Great Yarmouth. The new vessel will enhance and strengthen the capabilities of the Titan survey fleet increasing the number of operating coastal vessels to five.  It is MCA coded to carry up to 12 […]

  • 17 May 2016
    R&D

    DONG Energy  has awarded Clinton, a Swedish marine survey company, a contract for a geophysical survey at the Hornsea Project Three site, so a more accurate geophysical baseline for the project area can be established. Clinton Marine Survey’s CEO, Martin Wikmar said: “This is the right step in our long term plan and also a high quality mark for our […]

  • 1 November 2012

    Marine solutions company, Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has recently been awarded a three (3) year survey frame agreement from TenneT Offshore GmbH. The Survey & Subsea department of OMM will fully support the agreement, which commences with immediate effect, from their Cambridge Operations offices in the UK. OMM are one of several selected survey contractors […]

  • 14 May 2015

    Bibby HydroMap has confirmed it is one of the sponsors of the upcoming UXO Survey Seminar ogranised and hosted by The Hydrographic Society UK. The event will attract participants from a range of industry sectors including Offshore Oil & Gas, Marine Renewables, Port and Terminal Civil Engineering and Dredging. Unexploded ordnance (UXO) pose a potential risk […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Environment

    On December 19, 2012, NMFS received an application from CWA for the taking of marine mammals incidental to high resolution survey activities. NMFS determined that the application was adequate and complete on December 31, 2012. CWA plans to conduct a high resolution geophysical survey in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts. The survey would occur during daylight hours […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Environment

    Gardline’s Marine Wildlife’s Department has been contracted by E.ON to carry out construction phase environmental surveys for the Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm. The wind farm will be located 8km off the East Yorkshire coast and will have 73 turbines, with a capacity of up to 219MW. Prior to conducting the environmental surveys, Gardline is […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Technology

    NCS Survey has expanded its growing autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) fleet with the purchase of two Teledyne Gavia AUVs. These vehicles are the latest in the Gavia Offshore Surveyor series and are equipped with high-resolution side scan sonar, a multi-beam echo sounder, a sub-bottom profiler, an ultra-short baseline positioning system, long baseline (LBL), GPS and […]

  • 31 May 2013

    Narec is seeking a contractor to undertake a geotechnical survey for the Blyth Offshore Wind Demonstrator Project. Under the contract, the company should survey contractor should be able to: Provide vessels and equipment suitable for undertaking geotechnical survey at the site, in the anticipated water depths, metocean conditions and seabed types; Provide vessels that meet […]

  • 10 March 2015
    R&D, Vessels

    MMT, contracted by Offshore Marine Management (OMM), has completed geophysical, geotechnical and cable crossing surveys in preparation for the installation of the COBRAcable, which will connect the Netherlands and Denmark.  The project was completed with a four-vessel solution between early September and late November. The M/V Askholmen performed Shallow Water Geophysical Survey at the landfalls in Eemshaven, […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Environment, R&D

    Wildlife surveys by HiDef Aerial Surveying played a crucial role in yesterday’s granting of permission to build the UK’s largest offshore wind farm almost 100 miles into the North Sea, the survey company said. HiDef began extensive aerial surveying of marine mammals and birds across almost 3,500 square miles of the Dogger Bank in 2009. During […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Belgium’s Elia Asset N.V. has awarded compatriot G‐tec with a contract to carry out seabed surveying and sea soil sampling on the east coast of Belgium for submarine power cables and an offshore platform which will form part of the proposed Modular Offshore Grid.  Along with the survey design and planning, the work includes marine geophysical and geotechnical surveys […]

  • 23 December 2014
    R&D, Technology

    North Sea Systems recently completed EMEC trials of its CableFish® survey system for touchdown monitoring and cable route survey. CableFish® is designed to undertake these operations cost-effectively and accurately using a survey platform that rides down the cable to the touch-down point. During four days of tests from Leask Marine’s C-Odyssey Vessel, the system’s operation in […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Osiris Hydrographic & Geophysical Projects Ltd (Osiris Projects) announced that Michael Slater has joined their team as Project Manager. Mick previously spent 4 years with South West Surveys (UK) Ltd. based in Exeter, and prior to that was an officer in Hydrographic Survey with the Royal Navy for 34 years attaining the rank of Warrant […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Since the Chester airfield opening APEM has expanded its fleet with a fourth aircraft. Scientists at the Chester airfield will use the aircraft to gather data for environmental surveys. These provide greater insights into the land or water below than more conventional methods could yield. G-GIGA, the latest Vulcanair P68C, is fitted with an RCD […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    NCS Survey Ltd., an Acteon company, has appointed John Meaden as managing director. Meaden brings more than 30 years of experience in the offshore survey industry to NCS Survey, which offers a wide range of high-quality survey services using industry-leading technology. This invaluable experience will help the company in its drive to expand. Before joining […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables has appointed aerial survey specialists APEM to carry out ultra-high resolution bird and marine mammal surveys of its proposed East Anglia ONE North area. APEM is also continuing baseline surveys of the East Anglia TWO area after ScottishPower Renewables extended its contract. All the surveys will employ APEM’s recently developed proprietary camera system, […]

  • 28 June 2013
    R&D

    Coastline Surveys has been awarded a substantial contract at Seawork this week to carry out berth seabed and cable burial surveys for a European wave energy test site. The company has invited Innovatum to provide its new Cougar XT ROV fully equipped with a magnetic cable tracking system to assist on the project. The ROV […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables is planning to start a number of onshore and offshore surveys this summer as part of the 900MW East Anglia Two and the 800MW East Anglia One North offshore wind projects.

  • 19 June 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energy Renewables will be carrying out site investigations within the area of its planned Blyth Offshore Demonstration Project during June. There are two key areas of work planned, geophysical, by EGS (International), Ltd, which looks at the seabed and geotechnical, by GEO (Denmark), which will drill boreholes into the seabed to understand rock formation. […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Subsea services group Acteon has acquired Aberdeen-based NCS Survey Limited. The acquisition adds to Acteon’s capability in the rig-positioning market and provides an additional suite of survey services to clients that operate rigs and vessels. NCS Survey provides high-precision rig-positioning, construction-support and subsea-visualisation services to the global offshore market, including upstream oil and gas and […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Cefas, executive agency of Defra acting on behalf of the UK Government, has been tasked with delivering a programme of R&D data collection to support implementation of Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) within the UK Continental Shelf. MCZs are intended to conserve or improve the UK marine environment. A number of contracts (LOTs) have been awarded […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Environment

    APEM is carrying out an initial first year of post-construction aerial surveys at the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm, located off the coast of North Wales. The works commenced this month with the initial contract running for 12 months, with a potential extension for a further two years. Ultra-high resolution aerial surveys will monitor birds and marine […]